Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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The Court opined that this was a clear case where based on evidence collected by the Investigating Officer, respondent may, be held responsible for the deceased’s suicide, yet it cannot be said that the suicide committed by the deceased was abetted by the respondent.

Karnataka High Court
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The Court quashed proceedings for abetment of suicide initiated against the husband who told a Priest of Church “to go hang himself” for having an illicit affair with his wife.

Delhi High Court
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The allegation with respect to applicants teasing the deceased in regard to the failure of his romantic relationship with applicant does not appear to be instigation which would amount to abetment of suicide in terms of Section 306 of the Penal Code, 1860.

Kerala High Court
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A second-year student studying in College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences in Pookode, Wayanad was found hanging in the hostel due to alleged torture and ragging.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
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Supreme Court also stayed proceedings against Karnataka Ministers Ramalinga Reddy, MB Patil, and Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala over the protest in 2022.

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Emphasising the unfortunate nature of the case, Calcutta High Court urged the petitioner to cooperate with the ongoing investigation.

delhi high court
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The case at hand presents a tragedy, wherein the continuous demands of dowry made by the appellant pushed the deceased into a despair so profound that she felt compelled to take her own life. This serves as a reminder of how the forces of greed can often eclipse the sanctity of human life and the bonds of matrimony.

karnataka high court
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The Court stated that examination of contents of the suicide note and other attending circumstances if necessary to ascertain whether such person has committed the offence of abetment to suicide or not.

karnataka high court
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In the case of suicide, mere allegation of harassment of the deceased by another person would not suffice unless there be such an action on the part of the accused which compels the person to commit suicide.

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This report covers the Supreme Court’s Never Reported Judgment dating back to the year 1952 on Section 32(1) of the Evidence Act, 1872.

karnataka high court
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The Court emphasised that persons belonging to LGBTQ community should be treated with all the love and affection because sensitivity of them being ostracized already pervades in their psyche.

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Earlier, the Supreme Court vide order dated 30-06-2023, had ordered release of the accused on interim bail, as she was pregnant.

allahabad high court
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This is one of the cases where the youth in this country are spoiling their lives due to lure of free relationship with the member of the opposite sex aping western culture and not finding any real soulmate in the end.

jammu and kashmir and ladakh high court
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The Court was considering a case where a wife had set herself ablaze after having telephonic conversation with her husband who refused to come back and live with her and asked her to go from where she had come.

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The PIL sought setting up of a National Commission for Men, similar to the National Commission for Women, to address issues of domestic violence suffered by married men.

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punjab and haryana high court
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The Court said that without a positive act on the part of the accused to instigate or aid in committing suicide, conviction cannot be sustained.

karnataka high court
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“Spare the rod and spoil the child” has metamorphosed into “spare the rod and teach the child”, said Karnataka HC while considering a quashment petition by the authorities of Karumbaiah Academy who were alleged to have been responsible for a student’s suicide.

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The Supreme Court in State of M.P. v. Shyamsunder Trivedi, (1995) 4 SCC 262 observed that, it would be police officials alone who can only explain the circumstances in which a person in their custody had died.

telangana high court
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A wife having illicit intimacy with another person will adversely affect the husband and family, both personally and in society. The husband cannot sit quite if the wife is having illicit intimacy with another person.