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[498A & 304B] Casual reference of family members of husband in FIR not enough to prosecute: sc

While overturning the Allahabad High Court’s judgment, the Supreme Court in a recent, refreshing, robust and rational judgment titled Mirza...

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Delhi HC annuls marriage after 16 years

Failure on wife’s part to disclose her mental disorder before her marriage with the husband constituted a fraud perpetrated upon...

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Convicted lawmakers must be banned for life

The Apex Court took into consideration the irrefutable fact that this critical issue had been hanging fire for the last...

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Bombay HC commutes death penalty of three convicts in 2013 Shakti Mills gang rape of a photo-journalist

What bigger proof is needed to prove that life imprisonment is worse than death penalty than this that none other...

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Retain death penalty only for terror cases: Law Commission

A 272-page draft report of the Law Commission, favoured speedy abolition of the death penalty , except in certain cases...

S. 125 CrPC – ‘Granting Interim Maintenance Is Similar To Giving First Aid_ Prevents Wives & Children From Vagrancy HP HC

‘Granting interim maintenance is similar to giving first aid; prevents wives & children from vagrancy’

While giving a fresh impetus to the legal rights of wives and children under Section 125 of CrPC, the Himachal...

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Magistrate, while accepting chargesheet, has to invariably issue summons: SC

The Magistrates must be very careful and in all such cases when the accused has been on bail in a...

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Every expecting female deserves dignity during motherhood; pregnant woman deserves bail not jail: HP HC

While granting anticipatory bail to a pregnant woman accused under the NDPS Act, a Single Judge Bench comprising of Justice...

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Textbook example of state instrumentality’s unjust enrichment: Madras HC slams BSNL for its failure to use land for 20 years

In a notable judgment titled AS Marimuthu Vs The Ministry of Telecommunications, Government of India and 2 others in W.P(MD)...

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Educated woman supposed to be fully aware of consequences of having sex with a man before marriage: J&K HC

‘Consent obtained by fraud amounts to no consent and therefore, if there is sexual intercourse with consent but obtained by...

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Pakistan Army Is Biggest Land Grabber: Lahore High Court

We all know fully well how notorious Pakistani Army is in grabbing land at the drop of a hat that...

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Voters should be able to see name, photograph and symbol of candidates with sufficient clarity, essential for free and fair election: Kerala hc

While disposing a petition pertaining to the visibility of a party’s symbol on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Kerala High...

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Not proper to keep him in jail forever: SC reduces sentence imposed on dacoity-cum-murder convict to 22 years imprisonment

To put things in perspective, the Bench then observes in para 2 that ‘The appellant was charged with the offence...

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CBI’s authority to investigate within ‘Railway Areas’ in a state remains unfettered by state government’s withdrawal of consent: Calcutta High Court

In a learned, latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Anup Majee Vs Union of India and others in WPA No....

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Punishing an adolescent boy who enters into a relationship with a minor girl was never the objective of Pocso Act: Madras HC

As we see, it is then stated aptly in para 2 that, ‘This is a very peculiar petition that has...

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Citizens’ fundamental rights cannot be held hostage to inordinately long inquiry conducted by Passport Authorities: Delhi HC

All said and done, it is certainly a laudable, learned and landmark judgment written elegantly by Justice Vibhu Bakhru of...

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Mandatory publication of notice of intended marriage under Special Marriage Act violates Right to Privacy: Allahabad High Court

In a most learned, most laudable, most landmark and most latest judgment titled Smt. Safiya Pandey & Anr vs State...

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Purpose of rehabilitative sentencing is to reform the offender as a law abiding citizen again: Bombay HC grants bail to 20-year-old Boy in POCSO Case

To start with, the Bench of Justice Smt. Bharati Dangre of Bombay High Court who has authored this noteworthy judgment...

Why does Maharashtra have maximum benches and UP minimum benches

Why does Maharashtra have maximum benches and UP minimum benches?

Why then should all such steps not be taken to put our judicial system back on rails and not allow...