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Victim compensation under CrPC can't be ground to reduce sentence: SC [Read Order]
Judiciary
Victim compensation under CrPC can't be ground to reduce sentence: SC [Read Order]

The Supreme Court ruled that victim compensation under CrPC cannot reduce an accused's sentence, emphasizing compensation and sentencing are independent.

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Pepper Spray a 'dangerous weapon', rules Karnataka High Court Judiciary
Pepper Spray a 'dangerous weapon', rules Karnataka High Court

Karnataka High Court holds that noxious chemical sprays like pepper sprays are dangerous weapons.

To uphold presumption of guilt under Section 29 POCSO Act, foundational facts must be proved, reiterates Delhi HC [Read Judgment] Judiciary
To uphold presumption of guilt under Section 29 POCSO Act, foundational facts must be proved, reiterates Delhi HC [Read Judgment]

Delhi High Court reiterates that to uphold the presumption of guilt under Section 29 of the POCSO Act, the prosecution must prove the ‘foundational facts’ beyond reasonable doubt.

Can you claim maintenance from in-laws under CrPC? Karnataka HC answers [Read Order] Judiciary
Can you claim maintenance from in-laws under CrPC? Karnataka HC answers [Read Order]

A daughter-in-law cannot claim maintenance from her parents-in-law, the Karnataka High Court held.

Questions to accused U/S 313 Cr.P.C to be in form where even ignorant or illiterate persons understand: Meghalaya HC Judiciary
Questions to accused U/S 313 Cr.P.C to be in form where even ignorant or illiterate persons understand: Meghalaya HC

Questions under section 313, CrPC to be in a form where illiterate and ignorant persons also understand.

SC dismisses PIL against new criminal laws

Supreme Court dismisses PIL against new criminal laws replacing British-era codes, set for July 1, 2024 implementation.

Judicial delay can't be questioned by writ petition: SC [Read Order]

SC rules out writ petitions for judicial delays in criminal appeals, highlighting its non-superintendence over High Courts.

India's new criminal laws to be in force from July 1 this year, Centre notifies

The Centre has notified for India's new criminal laws to be in force from July 1 this year.

Delhi HC orders strict action against officers for illegal detention, despite bail [Read Order]

Delhi HC orders strict action for illegal detention in Tihar Jail on an expired warrant, highlighting the need for legal adherence and rights protection.

“Decide Sharjeel Imam’s bail plea within 10 days”, Delhi HC to trial court

Delhi High Court has directed a trial court in Delhi to decide Delhi riots’ inflammatory speeches’ accused Sharjeel Imam’s bail plea within the next 10 days. Read full story.

Passport important document; in absence of crime or suspicion it cannot be seized by Investigating agencies: Kerala High Court [Read Order]

The Kerala HC granted relief to man whose passport was seized while holding that it can’t be seized with the commission of a crime or suspicion.

This judge of Madras HC will not refer to IPC by its new name

A Madras HC judge said that he would continue to refer to IPC, CrPC and the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, by their original names as he doesn’t know Hindi.

Legal Seminar on Men’s Rights || New Criminal Laws || Watch LIVE

Join Save Family Foundation & Men Welfare Trust's Legal Seminar on Men's Rights, free on LawStreet Journal's YouTube. Focus on false cases against men.

No bail for Parliament security breach accused Neelam Azad

A Delhi court has denied bail to Neelam Azad, one of the accused in the Parliament security breach case.

No protective cover to every act or omission of a public servant: SC [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court limits Section 197 CrPC protection for public servants, emphasizing official duty relevance in prosecution cases.

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