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Need of the hour to relook at Section 65B, Indian Evidence Act: Supreme Court

Akanksha. While hearing the case of Arjun Panditrao Khotkar vs Kailash Kushanrao Gorantyal, the court held that the requirement of certificate under Section 65B (4) is a condition precedent to the admissibility of electronic evidence.  Justice V. Ramasubramaniam, giving a concurring judgment, said, "The major jurisdictions of the world have come to terms with the… Continue reading Need of the hour to relook at Section 65B, Indian Evidence Act: Supreme Court

Articles, Res Gestae

The Interplay of Two Significant Problems with the Rule of Res Gestae

-By Shailendra Shukla* Res Gestae and Hearsay Evidence The Supreme Court in Babulal v. WIT Ltd noted that the statement of law in Section 6 of the Indian Evidence Act is known as res gestae. According to Black’s Law Dictionary, “res gestae is considered as an exception to the hearsay rule. In its operations it… Continue reading The Interplay of Two Significant Problems with the Rule of Res Gestae