evidentiary value of a news report: Himachal HC 2015

High Court of H.P. IN THE HIGH COURT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH, SHIMLA CWP No. 3231 of 2014 Judgment reserved on : 15.10.2015 Date of decision: October 27, 2015. Private Bus Operator Welfare Society …Petitioner. Versus State of H.P. and others ..Respondents. Coram The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan, Judge. Whether approved for reporting ?1 Read More …

hearsay evidence is no evidence: Supreme Court 2011

The reasons why hearsay evidence is not received as relevant evidence are: (a) the person giving such evidence does not feel any responsibility. The law requires all evidence to be given under personal responsibility, i.e., every witness must give his testimony, under such circumstance, as expose him to all the penalties of falsehood. If the Read More …

original record itself produced in Court under Section 62, is admissible without compliance with the conditions in Section 65(b): Madras HC

BEFORE THE MADURAI BENCH OF MADRAS HIGH COURT DATED: 18.05.2017 CORAM THE HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE A.M.BASHEER AHAMED Crl.RC(MD)No.497 of 2016 and CRL MP(MD)No.5946 of 2016 Orders Reserved on 02.11.2016 1.Karuppasamy 2.Karuppaiah 3.Seetha 4.Sagunthala 5.Kottimuthal : Petitioners / Respondents Vs. The State of Tamil Nadu, Rep.by the Inspector of Police, All Women Police Station, Srivilliputhur : Respondent Read More …

In order to base conviction on the solitary testimony of a witness, the evidence must be clear, cogent, truthful, absolutely reliable and above board and it should inspire confidence : Orissa High Court-Cuttack.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF ORISSA, CUTTACK Criminal Appeal No. 238 of 1991 From the judgment and order dated 24.08.1991 passed by Sessions Judge, Dhenkanal in S.T. Case No.62-D of 1987. —————————- Umesh Pani and Others ……… Appellants -VersusState of Orissa ……… Respondent For Appellants: – Mr. Baibaswata Panigrahi For Respondent: – Mr.Prem Kumar Patnaik Read More …

Admisibilty of a certified copy as evidence in courts: Supreme Court 2014

REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NOs. 8879-8880 OF 2011 (Arising out of SLP (C) Nos. 2708-09 of 2008 Jaswant Singh …. Appellant (s) Versus Gurdev Singh & Ors. …. Respondent(s) J U D G M E N T P. Sathasivam, J. 1) Leave granted. 2) These appeals are Read More …

Secondary evidence allowed when court record destroyed: Bombay high Court 2016

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY. BENCH AT NAGPUR CRIMINAL APPLICATION NO. 1290 OF 2010 Shri Kailash S/o. Mannalal Jindal, Aged about 49 years, Occu. Business, R/o. 125, R.N.T. Marg, Indore-452 001. Applicant.. (Orig. Accused No. 1) VERSUS The State of Maharashtra, At the instance of Jugal Kishor Mantri, Drugs Inspector, Bhandara. Respondent.. Read More …

contradictions in previous statements in writing Section 145: Supreme Court 2016

Non- Reportable IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 14 OF 2016 (Arising out of SLP (Crl.) No.703 of 2015) KRISHAN CHANDER …APPELLANT Versus STATE OF DELHI …RESPONDENT J U D G M E N T V. GOPALA GOWDA, J. Leave granted. This criminal appeal is directed against the impugned Read More …

evidence collected by proper improper means is admissible Supreme Court

Page 1 REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NOs.1357-1358 of 2011 Madhu @ Madhuranatha & Anr. …Appellants Versus State of Karnataka …Respondent With Criminal Appeal No.109 of 2013 J U D G M E N T Dr. B.S. CHAUHAN, J. 1. These criminal appeals have been preferred against the impugned Read More …