This book is an introduction to and a brief study of the principles of the Law of Evidence that underline the provisions of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872. The Act has been amended in the period between the preceding and present edition. Also, on the judicial front, there has been an incessant flow of cases of topics like dying declaration, confession of co-accused, evidence of an accomplice, estoppel, confessions in custody, opinions of experts, etc. The relevant material has been considered at their appropriate places in the text. The book shall serve as an excellent academic reference for students of law, academicians and research scholars having interest in this branch of law.