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Men have higher responsibility to prevent gender violence, silence needs to be broken: Gujarat HC
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Men have higher responsibility to prevent gender violence, silence needs to be broken: Gujarat HC

"This silence needs to be broken. In doing so, men, perhaps more than women have a duty and role to play in averting and combating violence against women," Gujarat High Court said recently while deciding a case on marital rape. Read more about the Court's strong views here.

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Not mandatory for convict to serve a particular part of jail term before suspension of sentence, says Supreme Court Judiciary
Not mandatory for convict to serve a particular part of jail term before suspension of sentence, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India clarified that it's not mandatory for a convict to serve a specific part of their jail term before their sentence can be suspended. This ruling was made while questioning the Gujarat High Court's decision, which had held that only the jail time served after conviction should be considered for suspension of a sentence. The case involved appellants who were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and had already served over four years. The Supreme Court directed their release on bail pending appeal, criticizing the High Court's approach and emphasizing the lack of a fixed rule requiring a convict to serve a particular portion of their sentence before considering suspension.

Not mandatory for convict to serve a particular part of jail term before suspension of sentence, says Supreme Court
Not mandatory for convict to serve a particular part of jail term before suspension of sentence, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India clarified that it's not mandatory for a convict to serve a specific part of their jail term before their sentence can be suspended. This ruling was made while questioning the Gujarat High Court's decision, which had held that only the jail time served after conviction should be considered for suspension of a sentence. The case involved appellants who were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and had already served over four years. The Supreme Court directed their release on bail pending appeal, criticizing the High Court's approach and emphasizing the lack of a fixed rule requiring a convict to serve a particular portion of their sentence before considering suspension.

Gujarat High Court Judge Apologizes to Colleague After Verbal Clash in Open Court Judiciary
Gujarat High Court Judge Apologizes to Colleague After Verbal Clash in Open Court

Justice Biren Vaishnav of the Gujarat High Court apologizes to colleague Justice Mauna Bhatt after a verbal spat in open court. Get details on the incident and the apology.

Gujarat High Court castigates jail authorities for not releasing convict despite bail [Read Order] Judiciary
Gujarat High Court castigates jail authorities for not releasing convict despite bail [Read Order]

The Gujarat High Court criticizes jail authorities for not releasing a life convict granted bail three years ago due to email attachment issues. The court orders compensation and highlights the need for addressing similar cases.

Gujarat High Court Dismisses Rahul Gandhi's Plea to Suspend Conviction in Modi Surname Defamation Case [Read Judgment]

Read about the Gujarat High Court's dismissal of Rahul Gandhi's plea to suspend his conviction in a defamation case regarding his remark on the Modi surname. The court cited pending cases and the need...

Gujarat High Court Dismisses Teesta Setalvad's Bail Plea in 2002 Riots Fabricating Evidence Case

The Gujarat High Court has dismissed activist Teesta Setalvad's bail plea in a case related to fabricating evidence in the 2002 riots cases. The court cited evidence of influencing witnesses and attem...

Plea for Abortion: Gujarat High Court Explores Possibility of Compromise Between Rape Survivor and Accused

The Gujarat High Court judge explores the possibility of a compromise between a minor rape survivor and the accused while considering a plea for the abortion of her seven-month-old fetus. Discover the...

Gujarat High Court Denies Bail to Man for Obscene Comments on PM and Late Mother [Read Order]

The Gujarat High Court denies bail to a man accused of posting obscene comments about the Prime Minister and his late mother on Facebook. Learn about the court's reasoning behind the decision, the imp...

Gujarat High Court References 'Manusmriti' to Discuss Early Marriage and Abortion of Minor's Pregnancy

Read about the Gujarat High Court's reference to the 'Manusmriti' in a case involving the abortion of a minor's pregnancy. Explore the court's perspective on early marriages and the importance of seek...

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