Explained: The Curious Case of Spiritual Guru

Author: Nengchonghoi Bora

The case in focus this time around isn’t peculiar solely by its nature but rather in terms of the balancing of laws on liberty, human rights and justice.

EXPLAINED: DOCTRINE OF ELECTION UNDER PROPERTY LAW

Author : Vaidehi Gupta

In general connotation, the term election refers to the act of picking up or choosing. However, in the context of Transfer of Property Act (TOPA)1882, the Doctrine of Election is envisaged under Section 35 of the Act & also under Sections 180 to 190 of the Indian Succession Act, 1925, referring to making a choice between two alternative or erratic rights.

ANALYSIS: RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF A MORTGAGOR

Author : Nengchonghoi Bora

The Transfer of Property Act, 1882 governs the definition and elements of what constitutes a mortgage- also known as ‘liens against property’ or ‘claims on property’- in the eyes of the law. As a debt instrument, it is a means to raise capital for a specific immovable property by way of acquiring a loan, an existing or future debt or for the performance of an engagement which could potentially lead to monetary liability.

Mohori Bibee Case and the Tryst of Minors with the Contract Law

Author: Shouraseni Chakraborty

Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903 SCC OnLine PC 4. ) (Mohori Bibee) was a Privy Council judgement pronounced at the dawn of the twentieth century which aptly dealt with the ambit of minor’s agreement. The court interpreted the relevant provisions pertaining to the Indian Contract Act, 1872 (The Act) in considering the validity of an agreement with a minor. This case in many ways put an end to a dilemma which was initiated in the English judicial system before the passage of the Infants Relief Act, 1874 regarding the legal implications of contracts with minors.

Intellectual Property Law regarding Quia Timet Injunctions

Authors: Stuti Mandhotra, student of School of Law, UPES, Dehradun and Advocate Avijit Sharma.

As the Black’s Law Dictionary goes to define an injunction; it can be understood as nothing but a prohibitive writ issued by the court asking a defendant or his servants or agents or any other person so authorised, to either do or not to do a certain act which is…