The High Court of Delhi held that a statement given by the victim under Section 164 CrPC disclosing the offence of rape shall be sufficient ground to frame charges against the accused under Section 376 IPC. Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma noted that th ..
The High Court of Karnataka refused to quash the criminal case registered against residents of an apartment who allegedly prevented the officials of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) from entering the premises for surveying and removing encr ..
Metropolitan Magistrate of Mumbai in a recent decision held that Section 354 IPC is gender neutral and the offender, a mother of three was convicted and sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment for outraging a woman's modesty. Magistrate Mano ..
The High Court of Delhi in answering the question as to whether non-compliance with Section 41 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 during the process of arrest, search and seizure impairs the process of trial, is to be seen at th ..
High Court of Karnataka held that petition under Section 438 for an anticipatory bail or Section 439 for bail of CrPC shall not be maintainable offences under Karnataka Protection of Interest of Depositors in Financial Establishments Act, 2004 (KPID ..
Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court on 23.11.2022 ruled that mere registration of FIR or pendency of investigation by investigating agency cannot be a ground to refuse or renew a passport under Passport Act, 1967. Justice Sanjeev Kumar decided t ..
The Kerala High Court on 25.11.2022 held that a prosecution witness who were chief-examined, cross-examined, and re-examined cannot be compelled to appear before the court as a defense witness under Section 233 (3) CrPC. Section 233(3) of CrPC deals ..
The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court was hearing a petition challenging the demonetisation by the Central government in 2016, for Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 rupee currency notes. The court had ordered the Centre on 12.10.2022 to file a comprehensive ..
On 24 November, 2022, CJI D.Y. Chandrachud announced that the portal for filing applications to the Supreme Court under the Right To Information Act, 2005 has been made operational. The CJI said, “Before we start with the mentioning, I wanted ..
Allahabad High Court had directed the government of Uttar Pradesh to grant a minimum payment that is on par with regular employees to IV-class contractual employees who are working under the UP State Legal Services Authority since 2005. Justice Alok ..