Key Takeaways The Commission while taking cognizance of the matter has asked the Cyber Crime Cell for registering an FIR against persons who gave rape threats to the child.Background The Delhi Commission for Women took suo moto cognizance on media re ..
Key Takeaways The Karnataka High Court refused to extend the parole leave of a life convict suffering from COVID-19 disease. Principle of criminal jurisprudence that release of a convict on parole or furlough cannot be sought as a matter of rightBack ..
Key Takeaways Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and MM Sundresh who formed the Bench together gave a judgement stating that the principle of preferential candidates should apply when there is a tie between the preferential candidate and the general candida ..
Principle Of Preferential Candidate Applies When There Is A Tie With A General CandidateThe Supreme Court observed that the principle of preferential candidates would apply when there is a tie between the preferential candidate and a general candidat ..
Key Takeaways Judges becoming soft targets of organized campaigns in a politically polarized environment Judge bashing is a favorite pastime for some peopleBackground The High Court had last year directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to invest ..
Key Takeaways The "wills and preferences" of a mentally ill person have to be considered by the Court in deciding how care is to be given. Credence has to be given to the views of the person with mental illness to the extent that the person ..
Key Takeaways “After perusing the charge sheet, if the Court is unable to draw such a prima facie conclusion, the embargo created by the proviso will not apply" “The Court has to examine the material forming a part of the charge shee ..
Key Takeaways It is critical to raise legal awareness among women about how to enter the workforce in the first place. There must be an intersectional approach to discrimination and violence which women faceObservation It is critical that we recogniz ..
Key Takeaways Mere dispatch of the report of a public analyst to the accused is not sufficient compliance with the requirement of subsection (2) of Section 13 of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, to serve the report on him/her.Observatio ..
Key Takeaways Failure of Government to communicate rejection of a detenu's representation in a time-bound manner is sufficient to vitiate the order of detention passed under National Security Act.Background The accused, in this case, was arrested ..