Allahabad High Court
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“The nature of abusive language is not specific. Applicant 1 was naturally at the house, and there was no evidence of intent. Therefore, ingredients of Section 503 IPC as punishable under Section 506 IPC are not made out.”

compromise deed to drop criminal proceedings not unlawful
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This report covers the Supreme Court’s Never Reported Judgment dating back to the year 1953 on unlawful consideration.

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.

madras high court
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This is another case which serves as a reminder to those in positions of power and influence whose words and deeds have a wider reach and impact on the citizenry of this country.

delhi high court
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“The petitioner’s suggestion that it should be made mandatory for the Criminal Court to issue a notice to the complainant/victim at every stage of the pre-trial and trial in criminal proceedings, if accepted would act as ‘a treatment worse than the disease’.”

bombay high court
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Bombay High Court was of the view that “continuation of criminal proceedings against the petitioner would be tantamount to abuse of process of law.”

delinquent employee
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“Departmental proceedings pending criminal trial would not warrant an automatic stay unless, a complicated question of law is involved. Also, acquittal in a criminal case ipso facto would not be tantamount to closure or culmination of proceedings in favour of a delinquent employee”

gujarat high court
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“Mehul Choksi left the country long ago and he did not cooperate with any prosecution, though various complaints are filed against Gitanjali Gems as well as in his individual capacity. He has no respect towards the process of law”.

karnataka high court
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The High Court also issued directions for effective implementation of POCSO Act and amendments introduced in the CrPC in 2018 vis-à-vis notifying the informants or victims about filing of regular and anticipatory bail applications and other connected issues.

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The Court quashed the proceedings on the ground that the district wherein the school was situated, does not come under the ambit of Karnataka Open Places (Prevention of Disfigurement) Act, 1981.

punjab and haryana high court
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Punjab and Haryana High Court supported Sukhbir Singh Badal's claim of case being bereft of substance after joint reference to all the sections in the FIR.

allahabad high court
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It is very unfortunate that now a days, in maximum cases the women are using false rape FIRs as a weapon just to grab money from State, which should be stopped.

madras high court
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We are now suffering from a virtual information diarrhoea where everyone is bombarded with messages. Hence, what is exchanged as a message on social media can have a very big influence within a short time. That is the reason as to why a person must exercise social responsibility while creating or forwarding a message.

Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court holds that there is no requirement in law to implead the victim to any criminal proceedings, whether instituted by the State or by the accused. The Court further directed the Registry to ensure that anonymity of the victims is strictly maintained.

Delhi High Court
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The onus lies on the prosecution to prove that the sample of the contraband seized during investigation proceedings is the same which was forwarded to CFSL for examination and that there is no tampering of the same.

Powers of High Court under Section 482 of CrPC
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The Supreme Court held that Punjab & Haryana High Court has exceeded in its jurisdiction in quashing the entire criminal proceedings in exercise of the limited powers under Section 482 CrPC and/or in exercise of the powers under Article 226 of the Constitution

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The Supreme Court observed that if allegations in the petition are vague and are not specific with respect to the alleged offences, it cannot lead to an order for registration of an FIR and investigation on the accusation of commission of the offences alleged.

Andhra Pradesh High Court
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Woman files petition for compromising an offence under section 376 of IPC, stating that she made the complaint in anger instead of actually being aggrieved.

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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    Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court: While deciding the instant petition wherein the Court was faced with the issue

Jharkhand High Court
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Jharkhand High Court: Sanjay Kumar Dwivedi, J., quashed the criminal proceeding registered under Sections 420, 406, 34, 120-B of the Penal Code