This popular volume, within a short span of two years, is now in its third edition. It has been enriched by the addition of up to date case-law and latest material on the subject.
A new chapter on 'Inchoate Torts' has been added discussing and explaining new situations which lie on the borderline of tort and contract, resulting in tort. New cases, reflecting the growing case-law on the subject in India and abroad, have been introduced, such as on electrocution (Chapter XVI) and liability in case of nuclear installations (Chapter XVIII). New developments and fresh thinking on the subject has been discussed in the new edition, such as the new concept of tort law as developed by McBride and Bagshaw. Discussion about judicial activism and human rights also appears at appropriate places. The subjects of Compensation under the Motor Vehicles Act and under other Statutes, and the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 too have been covered comprehensively by the author.
The book comprehensively covers the syllabus as prescribed by the Bar Council of India and as taught in various Universities throughout India. The work will indeed also be found useful by the lawyers and the judiciary for its rich collection of recent Indian and foreign material on the subject.
A Table of cases & a detailed subject-index further enhance the utility of this handy volume.
Cochin University Law Review :
The book is a grand exercise by a person of eminence in the field of law. The author has adopted a style of exposition that is short & crisp thus making it easier for the students to grasp the subject. This probably is the distinguishing feature of this volume. As a good companion to a law student, the book can certainly be recommended to the student community.
Journal of the Indian Law Institute :
The author has made a valiant effort to cover the topics usually dealt with in the law of torts and the book offers considerable material which could be of use to the practitioner in solving thorny problems of this growing branch of law. A useful addition to the literature on the subject.