Author: Shivangi Khattar

This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd Year BBA LLB from JIMS School of Law, IP University  INTRODUCTION Cheating is considered as an offence against the property. The basic element for the commission of such offence is the dishonest intention of the accused person, which the code describes as the intention of causing “wrongful gain “to one person or “wrongful loss” to another. However, the manner in which the dishonesty is exercised, differs from case to case. Therefore, in order to make the accused liable for committing the offence of cheating, the essentials that are provided under…

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This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd Year BBA LLB  from JIMS School of Law, IP University. INTRODUCTION Dissolution of partnership means coming to an end of the relation known as partnership, between various partners. As soon as the firm dissolves, all the partners cease to be the member of the partnership firm. The Indian Partnership act lays down different modes through the partnership firm can be dissolved. WHAT IS DISSOLUTION OF A FIRM? Dissolution of firm means coming to an end of partnership between various partners. When one or more partner ceases to be partners but…

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This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd Year B.B.A., LL.B. from JIMS School of Law, IP University Title of case: ADM Jabalpur v Shivkant Shukla Citation: 1976 (2) SCC 521; AIR 1976 SC 1207 Court: Supreme Court of India Bench: A.N. Ray, Hans Raj Khanna, Mirza Hameedullah Beg, Y.V. Chandrachud, P.N. Bhagwati Parties: Petitioner: Additional District Magistrate, Jabalpur Respondent: S.S. Shukla, etc. INTRODUCTION April 28th, 1976 is considered to be the darkest day of Indian Judicial System because on that day the judgement for an infamous case of “ADM Jabalpur v Shivkant Shukla” was delivered.  This case…

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This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd year B.B.A., LL.B. from JIMS School of Law, IP University  INTRODUCTION In law of torts negligence has two meanings. Firstly, it is considered as a mode of committing certain tort such as carelessly or negligently committing trespass, nuisance or defamation etc. In this content, it basically denotes the mental element. Secondly, it is considered as a separate tort, that means a conduct which creates a risk of causing damage, rather than a state of mind. Therefore, in an action for negligence, the plaintiff has to prove that the defendant owed…

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This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd Year B.B.A., LL.B. from JIMS School of Law, IP University  INTRODUCTION The law gives protection to the reputation of each and every person of a country, as to someone it is dearer that the life itself. Love of reputation inspires people to do many things in life, acquire name and fame, which is considered to be the mainspring of life in every walk of life. The main objective of “Law of Defamation” is to protect one’s reputation, honor, and dignity in the society. A person needs protection of his reputation,…

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This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd Year BBA LLB from JIMS Schools of Law, IP University  INTRODUCTION Force majeure clause is a clause which is generally provided in Contact Acts and in Insurance Policies Acts, as sometimes a situation may arise due to which the parties were not able to perform their respective duties. So, this provision allocates the risk of non-performance of their contractual obligation in those cases where the circumstances are beyond the parties’ control. These circumstances may include an Act of God or any other uncertain event (COVID-19) which makes it impossible to…

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This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd Year BBA LLB from JIMS School of Law, IP University   Title of the case: Foss v Harbottle Citation: [1843] 67 ER 189, (1843) 2 Hare 461 Court: Court of Chancery Bench: Wigram VC, Jenkins LJ Parties: Petitioner: Richard Foss and Edward Starkie Turton Defendants: Thomas Harbottle & Other’s INTRODUCTION FOSS v HARBOTTLE case is a leading English precedent in company law. According to the rule laid down in this case, if any loss is suffered by the company by the negligent or fraudulent actions of its members or outsiders, then…

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This post has been written by Shivangi Khattar pursuing 2nd Year BBA LLB from JIMS School of Law, IP University. INTRODUCTION Corona virus Disease is a respiratory illness which first emerged in the Wuhan City of China. The cases regarding the corona virus were initially reported to the World Health organization on 31st December 2019. On 30th January 2020, the World Health Organization declared that COVID-19 outbreak was a global health emergency. When this disease started spreading in the whole world, on 11th March 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic. In India the first case…

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