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National Investigation Agency NIA

NIA deals with terrorism & such offences The National Investigation Agency Act provides for creation of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the country. The NIA Act was enacted in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attacks of 2008. The enactment of NIA Act in fact was a course of..

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CBI arrested two HDFC bank officials in a bribery case in Pune

On July 30, 2020, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Relationship Manager and a Rural Sales Executive for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rupees Two Lakhs to sanction and disburse loan to a customer. A farmer from Baramati who also runs a business and had applied for a ..

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Fake News (Prohibition) Bill, 2019

INTRODUCTION: With time, as is settled principle and is evident; as law of nature changes, so does there is requirement of reforms and amendments with introduction of new laws to control infringement of rights, privacy or individuals. In the current changing scenario, if we try to look b..

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Is Judiciary Not Capable Of Punishing Criminals

No matter how hard we all who are in the legal profession may try to deny but it is an unpalatable fact that the image of judiciary has taken a severe beating in the eyes of the people in last few decades as the criminals mostly escape either totally unscathed or face very lenient punishment which is just not done. Very rarely do we see them getting the strict punis..

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The offence of Stealthing

Introduction Rape, seen from the lens of limited understanding, is still one of the most debated aspects of law. Several legislations and recommendations later, the legislature and the Judiciary still find themselves struggling with the nuances of the offence. Rape, is a gendered offence and ..

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Compromise under POCSO Bombay HC, FIR quashed on paying 50K for Lawyers Welfare

Important Facts: The Bombay High Court has recently quashed an FIR filed against a man, age 25 accused of sexual assault on a 17-year-old boy after victim's father and the accused reached a codial settlement. The Court accordingly directed the Registry to deposit the amount of ₹50..

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SC grants bail to Dubai based hotelier for trafficking case

On July 22, 2020 the Supreme court bench comprising of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justice Vineet Saran granted bail to Dubai based Hotelier, running chain of Hotels in Dubai, accused of offences punishable under Sections 387, 420, 370(1)(3), 34 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 and 4, 5, 6 of Immoral Trafficking Prevention A..

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Bail and the laws relating to it

Bail is the rule but not its refusal Bail is the rule and refusal of bail is the exception. When the bail is refused the personal liberty of the citizen is deprived. Such deprivation can be done only by following the principles and procedures known to law. That means refusal of bail must be done by following due process of law. B..

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Courts Must Apply Stringent Tests While Understanding The Complexity Of Section 319 CrPC

In Criminal Justice System from the initial stage of investigation some time it happens that those who are actually committed the offence easily escape the boundaries of  Penal Law, by one way or the other. Most commonly it happens so during the investigative stage of the offence which results in filling of improper charge-sheet, due to laxity in investigation. B..

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Stricter laws to prevent animal cruelty: The need of an hour

“The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.”: Arthur Schopenhauer[1] SYNOPSIS..

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SC to formulate guidelines on use of social media in criminal cases

On July 10, 2020 a bench comprising of Chief Justice S.A Bobde, Justice R. Subhash Reddy and justice A.S Bopanna decided to examine whether restrictions can be imposed on use of social media while granting bail to a person charged with criminal case. The Supreme court was hearing an appeal..

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Legal Provisions to Deal with Obscene acts and songs

We do observe in our daily life that common citizen is forced to bear bscene acts and songs may it be in public place or public vehicles and common citizen without having knowledge of law or legal provision, continues to bear though showing his displeasure. Indian Penal Code contains the provision to tackle such problems. Secti..

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Are Criminals, politicians or politicians, criminals

Are Criminals, politicians or politicians, criminals? I would call them ‘crimacians’. The world of gangsters and politicians have stitched a seamless web around their vote bank in India. Citizens exercise their constitutional right unde..

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Surrender followed by an encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey

WHO IS VIKAS DUBEY? The Uttar Pradesh police started searching for Vikas Dubey after a resident of Bikru village, Rahul Tiwari, lodged a case of attempt to murder against the notorious gangster. The police conducted raids in several places on the basis of the FIR filed by Rahul Tiwari. Apart f..

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Political background of Vikas Dubey

Vikas Dubey was a gangster turned politician, based in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, with a long criminal record On July 10, 2020, he was gunned down after he reportedly tried to flee when a convoy taking him from Ujjain to Kanpur overturned dead. The circumstances surrounding the gangster&rsquo;s encounter are highly questionable at the present time.&nbsp; <p style="..

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