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16 May 2019 at 12:11

Quashing of FIR or Proceedings under Section 482 CrPC

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Inherent powers of the High CourtThe Section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (CrPC) preserves some awesome inherent powers to the High Court to make such orders that are necessary: to give effect to any order under the Code, to prevent abuse

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16 May 2019 at 12:11

Everything you need to know about Red Corner Notice

  POSTED BY Harpreet Kalsi

What is the purpose of an INTERPOL Red Notice?[1]A Red Notice is a request to locate and provisionally arrest an individual pending extradition. It is issued by the General Secretariat at the request of a member country or an international tribunal b

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06 May 2019 at 12:04

Further Investigation: Its Legal Dimensions

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Further investigation meansFurther investigation is the subsequent investigation that succeeds the investigation primarily conducted by the police.Its purpose is to supplement the earlier investigation. It is a continuation of the earlier one. It is

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26 April 2019 at 15:23

Sexual Harassment allegations against the Chief Justice of India

  POSTED BY Rashi Chandok

Sexual Harassment allegations against the Chief Justice of IndiaIntroduction:The term �sexual harassment� refers to behaviour characterized by the making of unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks or physical advances in a workplace or

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05 April 2019 at 11:38

Real Test for Grant of Anticipatory Bail

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

What purpose the prosecution would achieve by sending an accused in custody is an important point to be considered. Simply because an individual is alleged to have been involved in some serious crime, does not necessarily justify accused to be send

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29 March 2019 at 13:50

Bail or Jail? 10 Factors Which The Court Considers While Granting Bail

  POSTED BY Sidharth Arora

Did You Know That Getting A Bail Is Amongst The Most Difficult Challenges For A Criminal Lawyer?Before I tell you, what are the crucial factors which the court considers while granting or dismissing a bail application, let me give you a theoretical b

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29 March 2019 at 13:50

3 Steps To Take If Police Does Not Register A FIR On Your Complaint

  POSTED BY Sidharth Arora

What Are The Steps To Take If Police Does Not Register A FIR On Your Complaint?Are You Sick Of Police Not Taking Action On Your Complaint?What can you do if Police refuses to lodge an FIR-First Information Report? Police is legally bound to register

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28 March 2019 at 14:55

Sentencing policy in India

  POSTED BY Harpreet Kalsi

As per the National Crime Records Bureau, India�s Court conviction rate stands at 46.9%. This average has been arrived at after an analysis of a spectrum of offences including but not limited to sexual offences and socio-economic offences among

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28 March 2019 at 14:55

First Information Report - Know it all

  POSTED BY Rashi Chandok

FIRST INFORMATION REPORTIntroduction:A First Information Report (F.I.R) is a written document which contains information about the commission of a cognisable or non-cognisable offence and is prepared by the police. Generally, it is a complaint lodged

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28 March 2019 at 14:54

Taking Cognizance under S. 190 CrPC means

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

What �taking cognizance� meansWhat is meant by 'taking cognizance' in regard to an offence by a competent Magistrate is not defined or described in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) or any other act. However the term has

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19 March 2019 at 15:39

Time to speak up & not be punished: Law of Sedition in India

  POSTED BY Harpreet Kalsi

Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 defines �Sedition� as follows: Whoever, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excit

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06 March 2019 at 13:37

How to deal with false cases of Cheque Bounce

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

Ubi jus ibi remedium means �where there is a right there is a remedy� clearly justifies the essence of the intention of the legislature. In recent days, people use their right as a weapon to g

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04 March 2019 at 12:35

Is trolling a punishable offence?

  POSTED BY Rashi Chandok

Introduction:Who are Trolls and what is trolling? Trolls are people in disguise all around the internet. Trolling is done intentionally by people just for fun without a reason which can be troublesome for others.Is trolling punishable?Although there

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21 February 2019 at 12:42

Search & Seizure by police without warrant

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Search and seizure of documents or material objects is indispensable during investigation and prosecution of crime.The Station House Officer (SHO) or Investigation Officer is provided with powers to conduct fair and reasonable searches during the pro

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03 January 2019 at 15:31

Section 497 and the Indian Constitution: A critical analysis

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

The word adultery originates from the Latin word �adulterium�. Adultery is supposed to be a consensual sexual act between a married person and another person with an irrelevant m

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27 December 2018 at 15:07

Making Cross examination Effective

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

What the cross examination isCross examination is the examination of a witness in a legal proceeding by the adverse party.It takes place after examination-in-chief: the examination of a witness by the party who calls him. Cross examination is followe

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24 December 2018 at 13:36

DNA & Indian Legal System

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

The DNA Fingerprinting technology is one of the foremost and most sought technologies used in developed nations for identification of culprits through their respective unique DNA patterns. DNA as an evidence is key to justice delivery system in India

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24 December 2018 at 13:05

Rainbow At The End Of The Tunnel - Pivotal Judgment By SC On Section 377

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

In the historic judgement, Supreme Court on 6th September, 2018 scrapped the controversial Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, 1860, a 158-year-old colonial law on consensual homosexual sex. The Supreme Court reversed its own decision laid down on Febr

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20 December 2018 at 12:10

Child Laws in India

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

The Child Sexual Abuse has been a hidden problem in India. The Laws for the prevention of child abuse have strong provisions but weak implementation due to which these are largely ignored in public discourse. In Indian society, like most societies ac

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20 December 2018 at 12:10

Legal Implications of #Metoo movement

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

The world is currently witnessing a massive awakening with the #Metoo movement with India being at the top-most rank, as per the Report published by Google Trends. The #Metoo movement began as a hashtag on Twitter in 2017 and now India is having a #M

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