Category Archives: Contracts

[Case Brief] Ram Gulam v/s State of Uttar Pradesh – Allahabad High Court

Brief Facts and Procedural History- In the present case, certain ornaments of the plaintiff were stolen. When police made a search then ornaments were found in another house and it seized the ornaments as stolen property as per the powers conferred by the code of civil procedure. The seized property was produced as evidence at […]

[Case Brief] State of Bombay (Now Gujarat) v/s Memon Mahomed Haji Hasam – Supreme Court of India

Brief Facts and Procedural History- The respondent was carrying the business of fish exporter in Junagadh. In 1947 custom authorities of Junagadh under the Junagadh State Sea Customs Act seized two motor vehicles, a station wagon and other goods on suspicious grounds. The respondent (owner of the vehicles) filed an appeal against this order. While […]

[Case Brief] Union of India v/s Udho Ram and Sons – Supreme Court of India

Brief facts and procedural history- A Merchant consigned some goods to the respondent. At Howrah-Burdwan link the goods were lost before reaching the destination. The respondent filed the suit against the railway authorities for the loss caused. The trial court dismissed the suit on the ground that the railway authorities took proper care of the […]

[Case Brief] Hungerford Investment Trust Ltd v/s Haridas Mundhra & Others (1972)

The agreement between Hungerford and Mundhra – Hungerford Investment Trust Limited was the owner of 100 percent shares in Turner Morrison & Co. John Geoffrey Turner and Nigel Turner were the owners of the 100 percent shares of Hungerford. By exchange of letters, it was agreed that Haridas Mundhra would purchase from Hungerford 49 per […]