Will – A mere exclusion of either brother or sister per se would not create a suspicion unless it is surrounded by other circumstances creating an inference. In a case where a testatrix is accompanied by the sister of the beneficiary of the Will and the said document is attested by the brother, there is no room for any suspicion when both of them have not raised any issue.
Evidence Act 1872
Evidence Act, 1872 – Section 145 – Cross-examination as to previous statements in writing – Correct manner of proving contradictions as to any previous statement made by a witness.
Rent Law – Evidence Act, 1872 – Section 116 – A tenant cannot challenge the title of the owner/landlord, and there is an estoppel in this regard – In a suit for eviction by the landlord, the tenant is estopped from questioning the title of the landlord.
Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 306, 498A r/w. 114 – Evidence Act, 1872 – S. 113A – Whenever the act provides that the Court may presume a fact, the said fact is to be regarded as proved, unless and until it is disproved. AIR 2021 SC 4174 : JT 2021 (9) SC 32 : 2021 (10) SCALE 198