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Honour Killing and the need to issue guidelines governing it

 24 June 2020

Honour killing is a social evil that undermines the development of a society. Judicial pronouncements as in the present case and penal laws acts as a tool to evict such evils from the society.

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Whether evidence can be recorded by video conferencing in a criminal trial

 23 June 2020

The Court held that evidence can be recorded by way of video conferencing relying on Section 273 with a different view, stating that where a witness is willing to give evidence an official of the Court can be deported to record evidence on commission

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The judgment of a Criminal Court is not binding on a Civil Court in a subsequent proceeding for succession

 13 June 2020

The Civil Court has the power and jurisdiction to decide the question upon taking appropriate evidence as would be required for passing a declaration in terms of Section 25 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 to disqualify the husband defendant to inhe

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Genesis and history of criminal procedure in India

 11 June 2020

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Nithari Killings

 20 May 2020

Two Nithari residents claimed in December 2006 that they knew where the remains of children who had gone missing in the previous two years were located: the municipal water tank behind the building. Both had missing daughters and they suspected Surin

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Sheena Bora murder case

 15 May 2020

In the case of Indrani, though she filed for bail petitions and there was numerous allegations she made, there was nothing concrete in them as per the Court and was therefore, convicted with Sanjeev Khanna, who confessed to his crime and the driver w

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1999 Delhi hit-and-run case

 14 May 2020

The Supreme Court held that on default, the accused will have to undergo simple imprisonment for one year.Accused has to pay an amount of Rs.50 lakh to the Union of India within six months. In the case the accused was acquitted by the Supreme Court a

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The guilt of an accused should be proved beyond reasonable doubt by the prosecution

 13 May 2020

On 12 October 2017, the court acquitted them after 4 long years, calling the evidence against them unsatisfactory also stating that guilt of an accused should be proved beyond reasonable doubt by the prosecution. The court also severely criticised th

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Death sentence for Jisha's murder convict

 12 May 2020

The court held Ameerul guilty of rape and murder under Section 302,376 and 376A of the Indian Penal Code. The neighbor’s testimony, mobile location of Ameerul at the time of murderd, DNA reports and blood samples played an essential role in the inves

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Consensual Physical Relationship is not Rape

 11 May 2020

Short issue before the Hon’ble Supreme Court was whether the consent as alleged by the complainant in the above-mentioned facts was an result of misconception of fact i.e the consent was obtained by false promise of marriage or whether the consent wa

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