Allahabad High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“It cannot be disputed that the parliamentary elections have been notified and and there cannot be any doubt so far as the urgency of the applicant is concerned and his affiliation with a political party may also not be doubted as he had been a Member of either House for five times.”

Kerala High Court
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“The essence of the offence of abetment of suicide is not what the deceased felt but what the accused intended.”

Kerala High Court
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“Prevalent presumption is that a related witness would not testify falsely against an innocent person because they want to see the true culprits punished.”

bail in rape case
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Rajasthan High Court had dismissed the petitioners’ second bail application on 12-07-2023.

Bumble Rape Case
Case BriefsDistrict Court

While considering the complexities introduced by dating apps like Bumble, the court balanced the need for bail with the imperative of upholding the integrity of the trial process.

punjab and haryana high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Punjab and Haryana High Court pointed towards the lack of a family level/Social Forum for redressal of grievances of a wife which leads her to launch criminal proceedings under IPC Section 498A.

Section 304 part 2 IPC
Case BriefsSupreme Court

While convicting the said accused under Section 304 Part 2 of IPC, the Court sentenced him to undergo imprisonment for 10 years.

bombay high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

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

punjab and haryana high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Punjab and Haryana High Court noted ASI’s submission regarding absence of complaint against the petitioner regarding threatening the witnesses, as against the contentions.

SC acquits in rape case
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Both the victim and accused have a right to fair trial, and therefore when the victim’s statement does not inspire confidence and creates doubt, the Court must look for corroborative evidence.

dying declaration sole basis of conviction
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“No doubt, that a conviction can be solely recorded on the basis of dying declaration. However, for doing so, the court must come to a conclusion that the dying declaration is trustworthy, reliable and one which inspires confidence.”

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Based on facts, the Supreme Court said that gunshots fired indiscriminately could be said to be a criminal act done by several persons in furtherance of the common intention of all.

delhi high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The courts should strive to strike a balance between the rights of accused and the practicalities of the legal process. In cases, if the trial can proceed effectively with the accused remaining present before the court through alternative means, the court should be flexible in considering prayers made to this effect by the accused.

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.

orissa high court
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The Court stated that if the victim, who is a grown-up woman and having experience of sex, fails to offer sufficient resistance to the accused who was attempting to have sex with her, the Court may find that there was no force, or the said act was not against her will.

punjab and haryana high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Punjab and Haryana High Court perused the affidavit submitted by the Superintendent of Prison, according to which, the petitioner had already undergone custody of more than 2 years and 5 months.

judgment on section 118 of evidence act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court did not deem it safe to base the conviction only on the testimony of child witness which did not inspire confidence and acquitted the appellant.

live-in relationship and section 376 of ipc
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court also considered the fact that the inter-faith couple had jointly approached the High Court seeking police protection.

punjab and haryana high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

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.

jharkhand high court
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Jharkhand High Court commented that the State Police’s lackadaisical attitude to arrest anyone and put him in custody made the petitioner suffer humiliation, who was having a bright career and completed SSC exam.