SC: Right to be released on default bail unaffected by filing of chargesheet during its pendency

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 26th October 2020, in the matter of M. Ravindran v. The Intelligence Officer, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence pronounced  that the right to be released on default bail continues to remain enforceable if the accused has applied for such bail, notwithstanding pendency of the bail application; or subsequent filing of the […]

SC: No legal presumption can be attached to veracity of Court records emanating during trial

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 26th October 2020, in the matter of Raveen Kumar v. State of Himachal Pradesh observed that although there is no need to separately prove the court records emanating during trial but no legal presumption can be extended to the veracity of the contents of such documents. Questions before the Hon’ble […]

SC: Mere delay by itself, without more, cannot be the sole factor to deny specific performance.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 12th October 2020, in the matter of  Ferrodous Estates (Pvt.) Ltd. v. P. Gopirathnam (Dead) &  Ors.  pronounced that mere delay by itself, without more, cannot be the sole factor to deny specific performance. A suit for specific performance filed within limitation cannot be dismissed on the sole ground of […]