Motive, Preparation and Conduct

Let us discuss the concepts of motive, preparation and conduct in further detail in light of the provisions of section 8 of the Evidence Act. As per section 8 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the motive with which a person commits a certain act or the preparation which he makes towards the commission of the act is a relevant fact.… Read More »

10 things to know about Internet Day

International Internet Day is celebrated annually on 29th October since 2005. Here are 10 things to know about Internet Day: Although the invention of the internet itself became possible due to a number of other inventions, the Internet can be said to be the most important invention based upon the impact that it has had upon mankind. The… Read More »

When Facts not otherwise Relevant become Relevant

Section 11 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, provides for situations in which facts otherwise not relevant may become relevant. It reads as, “Facts not otherwise relevant are relevant –– (1) if they are inconsistent with any fact in issue or relevant fact; (2) if by themselves or in connection with other facts they make the existence or… Read More »

Law Relating to Presumption

The term “presumption” refers to an affirmative or non-affirmative illation pertaining to a doubtful fact or proposition and drawn by following a process of probable reasoning from something substantive.[1] Section 4 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, enunciates the law of presumption. It defines three phrases- “May presume”, “Shall presume” and “Conclusive proof”. May Presume Per section 4… Read More »

Conspiracy under the Indian Evidence Act, 1872

A conspiracy is entirely a secret affair. When two or more persons enter into an agreement to do an unlawful act or to do a lawful act in an unlawful manner, there is said to be a conspiracy between them.  It is due to this reason that the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, makes provisions for the admissibility of… Read More »

Internship Experience: Legal Bites

Tejas Vasani, a 3rd year Law student of GLS Law College, Ahmedabad shares his internship experience at Legal Bites. College, Year of Study GLS Law College, Ahmedabad; 3rd year (B.A. LL.B.) Duration of the Internship 12th July 2019- 12th September 2019. Application Procedure I applied for the internship through Internshala portal. The procedure required me to fill up certain details on the portal… Read More »