Whether prosecution of accused under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act is hit by the bar created by sub-section(2) of Section 69 of the Indian Partnership Act, 1932.

Complaint under section 138 of the N.I. Act is criminal in nature. It, therefore, cannot be stretched to bar which is in the nature of temporary bar to the suit. Section 138 of the N.I. Act is in the nature of a panel provision with the objective to inculcate faith in the banking transactions. The…

My wife has registered an FIR under section 498-A and 406 of the IPC in districts Sangrur against me. Can I get an anticipatory bail in the matter?

cases of 498a/406 The sole consideration  for the grant of bail in such like matters is to recover dowry articles (Istridhan) and joining of investigation before the Investigating Officer (IO). Once that is done, the grant of anticipatory bail can be availed of by you and the courts will be gracious enough to grant you…

Insurance claim has been denied to my relative on the ground that Insured did not disclose in the Medical Performa that he was suffering from Type-II /Diabetes Mellitus. Shortly, thereafter within months, the death of the Insured took place and the reason for death was diagnosed as ‘cardiac shock’. Will the legal heirs of deceased will succeed in getting insurance claim

The only reason to repudiate the insurance is that the insured did not disclose in the medical Performa that he was suffering from Type-II /Diabetes Mellitus. As the cause of death is ‘cardiac shock’ and the death has not occurred due to the well-known factual conditions in diabetics, therefore the reputation of insurance contract is…

Presently a civil suit is going on in Ropar courts between me as a defendant and another person as a plaintiff. The civil court has allowed the amendment in the civil suit under order 6, rules 17 of the Code of Civil Procedure for amendment of the plaintiff at a time when the case is ripe for final arguments. Can it be done by the civil judge at such a belated stage of the suit ?

No doubt both the parties have led evidence and the case has reached the stage of arguments. The amendment at the belated stage cannot be declined merely on the ground that the case has now been fixed for arguments and act this stage, the amendment cannot be allowed. If the amendment in question goes to…