calcutta high court
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Calcutta High Court emphasized the importance of considering the conduct of prisoners while in jail to ascertain their potential for committing further crimes after a long period of detention.

andaman and nicobar islands ex-chief secretary
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Supreme Court pointed towards the parameters/circumstances to be considered while granting or refusing bail as laid in a series of judgments.

delhi high court
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The accused had failed to demonstrate any illegality in the impugned judgment convicting them for the offences of kidnapping, abduction, and gang rape.

Sessions Court, Dhindoshi (Mumbai)
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The Court said that there is several room for doubt about the prosecution story regarding forcible sexual intercourse, the medical evidence is not supportive to the version of the victim that there was forcible intercourse or that there was any physical assault on her.

Bilkis Bano case
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In a petition filed by Bilkis Bano, and other pleas in the nature of Public Interest Litigation, Supreme Court said that “we are only on legal and law and nothing to do with emotions.”

Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court held that a woman can also be held guilty of sexual offences and can also be held guilty of gang rape if she has facilitated the act of rape with a group of persons.

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“The prosecution has to bring home the charges levelled against them beyond reasonable doubt, which the prosecution has failed to do in the instant case, resultantly, the Court is left with no alternative but to acquit the accused, though involved in a very heinous crime.”

Punjab and Haryana High Court
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Punjab and Haryana High Court: While deciding the present appeal preferred by the accused of the Jindal gang rape case, Tejinder Singh

Jharkhand High Court
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Jharkhand High Court: While deciding the instant petition, Sanjay Kumar Dwivedi, J., directed the State Legal Services Authority to ensure that the

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The Kerala journalist was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on his way to Hathras, Uttar Pradesh to report on the alleged gang-rape of a Dalit woman, who later died in the Hospital.

Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court: Krishan Pahal, J. dismissed the bail application of Siddique Kappan, the journalist who was arrested along with three others

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The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a 13 years old girl

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Delhi High Court: The Division Bench of Siddharth Mridul and Anup Jairam Bambhani, JJ., while addressing a very unfortunate incident, involving sexual

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Meghalaya High Court: W. Diengdoh, J., dismissed an application filed by the Petitioner with a prayer for grant of bail on behalf

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The National Human Rights Commission issued notice to the Chief Secretary, Director General of Police and the Director-General of Prisons, Madhya Pradesh

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Madhya Pradesh High Court: Akhil Kumar Srivastava, J., dismissed the appeal under Section 14-A of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention

Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

National Human Rights Commission, India takes suo motu cognizance of the matter over reported gang rape and brutality of 19-year-old women belonging

Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

The National Human Rights Commission India has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that a 13-year-old girl belonging to Scheduled Caste

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Bombay High Court: Bharati Dangre, J., rejected the bail application in view of the offence of gang rape against the applicant. Applicant was

Case BriefsSupreme Court (Constitution/Larger Benches)

Supreme Court: A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court today dismissed the curative petition filed by Pawan Kumar Gupta, a death