PASSIVE SMOKING – ITS HEALTH CONSEQUENCESCigarette smoking is a major independent risk factor for coronary artery disease. Retrospective and prospective epidemiologic studies have demonstrated a strong relationship between smoking and coronary morbid ..
Corruption and WomenCorruption is defined as "the abuse of public office for private gain" Corruption is termed as a plague, which is not only contagious but if not controlled spreads like fire in a jungle. Its virus is compared with HIV le ..
161 STATEMENT UNDER Cr.P.C Prohibition under Section 162 CrPC against signing of the statement of witnesses recorded during investigation has its origin in the historical distrust about faithful recording of statements by the investigating officers. ..
ON HAND-CUFFING "When they arrested my neighbour I did not protest. When they arrested the men and women in the opposite house I did not protest. And when they finally came for me, there was nobody left to protest." In Prem Shankar Shuklas’ case ..
HUMAN RIGHTS - JUDGE-MADE LAW TO PREVENT POLICE ATROCITY Law and the State has come to recognize the rights of men. Though these rights differ from country to country, some of the rights are accepted by nations all over the world regardless of thei ..
CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE - THE BEST EVIDENCE Suprem Court of India in Manivel and Others v State of Tamil Nadu in Criminal Appeal No. 473 of 2001 (2008 INDLAW SC 1239) on 08 Aug 2008 held that while dealing with circumstantial evidence, it has been h ..
SUPREME COURT ILLUSTRATIONS IN ABETMENT OF DISPROPORTIONATE ASSET CASES IN PC ACT, 1988. S. 12 of the Act lays down that whoever abets any offence punishable under S. 7 or S. 11 of the Act whether or not that offence is committed in consequence of t ..
ZERO TOLERENCEZero tolerance means “a form of policing that allows no crime or anti-social behaviour to be overlooked,” or the policy or practice of not tolerating undesirable behavior, such as violence or illegal drug use, especially in the automat ..
PRESUMPTION IN THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION ACT, 1988The cardinal principle of criminal law is that the accused is presumed to be innocent until proved guilty beyond all reasonable doubt. That is to say shifting burden of proof to accused’s shoulders ..