[Case Brief] Jaw Ajee Nagnatham vs Revenue Divisional Officer, 1994

Brief Facts and Procedural History- The appellant is the owner of 18 gunthas of land, situated in Adilabad Municipality of A.P., which was proposed for acquisition under a notification issued under Section (1) of the Land Acquisition Act and published for a public purpose. The Land Acquisition officer awarded compensation on the basis of letting value. On a […]

[Case Brief] Jagjit Singh v/s Union of India, 2014

Facts of the dispute- In the present writ petitions, the petitioners have urged that the acquisition of their land has lapsed on account of applicability of section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the “new Act”) It is an admitted […]

[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 […]

[Case Brief] Sadashiv Prasad Singh v/s Harender Singh & Others, 2014

Brief Facts and Procedural History: A loan of Rs 12.70 lakhs was sanctions to M/s. Amar Timber Works, a partnership firm, by the Allahabad Bank (‘Bank’) in the year 1989. This partnership firm comprised of three partners, Jagmohan Singh, Payam Shoghi and Dev Kumar Sinha. Certain properties were mortgaged by the partners to secure the […]