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Top Legal Headlines - 27th February, 2021

  On 27 February 2021 at 10:17

NATIONAL NEWS SUMMARIES1. Total Ban of Cow slaughter in Lakshadweep• The Central Government has proposed to introduce a law that would ban cow, calf, bull and bullock slaughter in Lakshadweep Union Territory.• It has also been prop ...

Bombay HC In Its Ruling States That Unsubstantial Allegations Against Spouse other

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

In its latest judgment, the Bombay High Court decided that attempting to make unverified allegations against the mate or their relatives with a discernment to compounding inconveniences in crafted by the companion would amount to brutality. ...

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Lawyer Fined For Not Wearing Neck-Band During Hearing To Restore Dignity Of Profession

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

The Orissa High Court on Monday levied a fine of Rs. 500 on an advocate for not wearing a neck-band while presenting himself in Court during a virtual hearing. ...

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Banks Liable For Security Of Lockers: Supreme Court

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

OVERVIEWThe Supreme Court issued guidelines regarding the banks' locker and safe deposit facilities to its customers including surety of proper functioning of the locker system, guarding against unauthorized access to lockers and provision of app ...

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Non Filing Of Charge Sheets Even After The Completion Of Investigation Shakes The Confidence Of An Ordinary Citizen In Justice Delivery System: The Delhi Court

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

GENERAL OVERVIEW*Late filing of chargesheets, even though the investigation was completed on time- shakes the confidence of an ordinary citizen in the justice delivery system, the Court observed.*'Non filing of charge sheets, despite being forwar ...

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Thousands Of Protesters Protest Against The Military Govt In Myanmar

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

OVERVIEW On the 1st of February, 2021, a military coup took place in Myanmar. During that, the democratically elected Aung San Suu Kyi government was overthrown by the military. Following that, many protesters and demonstrators took to the streets pr ...

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After Complainant And Accused Enter Into A Compromise Of Marriage Supreme Court Stays The Accused's Arrest

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

SUMMARY In the present case, the complaint had been initially made because the accused had refused to marry the complainant. He stated that since the girl belonged to the Scheduled Caste community, his father did not consent to the marriage. The accu ...

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Grant Of Leave Contemplated Under Section 320(5) CrPC is Not Automatic: Supreme Court

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

SUMMARY In the case of two police officers accused of custodial violence at a police station situated in Odisha in the year 1988. The violence was such that it led to the death of a man. Both the accused had submitted for the compounding of their off ...

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Woman Holding Peaceful Processions Not An Offence - Himachal Pradesh High Court

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

OVERVIEW An FIR was registered against a female Advocate and member of the Shimla District Court’s Bar Association under Sections 143, 147, 149, 341, 353, 504 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 for being present at the site where peaceful p ...

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Strong Suspicion Can't Constitute As Proof: Supreme Court

  On 27 February 2021 at 09:50

GENERAL OVERVIEW The Supreme Court ruled that suspicion, however strong, can not constitute as proof, emphasizing that the accused is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. A bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Hemant Gupta, while ...

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