Telangana High Court
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The Telangana High Court noted that multiple issues could have driven Rohith Vemula to commit suicide and further, it could also not be established that the actions of the petitioners had driven Rohith Vemula to commit suicide.

Bombay High Court
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Even though the applicant in the instant case was accused of serious crimes, the Court granted bail stating that an accused must be granted bail if their trial was not effectively progressing and protracted for no fault of theirs.

Telangana High Court
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The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Hyderabad, failed to appreciate the facts and circumstances and held that respondents are not public servants and accordingly exonerated them from offences under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

delhi high court
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“The right of an Investigating Officer for further investigation in terms of Section 173(8) of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (‘CrPC’) is not taken away only because the charge sheet is filed under Section 173(2) of the CrPC against the accused.”

delhi high court
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“In the context of Section 14 of Limitation Act, 1963, what needs to be seen is whether appellant has brought on the record any evidence to show that he is prosecuting the previously instituted suit with due diligence.”

rape case acquit
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The Special Judge opined that the prosecutrix’s conduct of never disclosing anything about incident to anybody nor seeking anybody’s help during relevant period, cast a serious doubt on her version of events.

Section 26 of NGT Act
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NGT had highlighted the serious functional irregularity in efficiency and competence on the part of CECB officials, holding them guilty of offence under Section 26 of NGT Act for failure to comply with NGT order.

orissa high court
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“The crime committed may be cruel or ruthless but the evidence on record has to be evaluated dispassionately and objectively to see whether the accused is responsible for the said crime or he is innocent”.

gauhati high court
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The Court was of the view that the depositions did not have the requisite sterling quality and inconsistencies in the same created serious doubt regarding the nature of the alleged sexual offence but also credibility of the deposition.

ex-rjd mp
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With Ex-RJD MP Prabhunath Singh’s highhandedness and the police, the public prosecutor and the Judiciary failing in their duty, the Supreme Court called the case an “exceptionally Painful Episode of Criminal Justice System”.

jammu and kashmir and ladakh high court
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The Court stated that motive assumes great importance in a case based on circumstantial evidence as without motive, chain of events is incomplete.

tis hazari court
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If there is cogent evidence that the accused was shown to prosecution witnesses, refusal to participate in test identification parade by accused is justified and the said test identification parade cannot be used against the accused for any purpose. If identification in Test Identification Parade has taken place after the accused is shown to the witnesses, then not only is the evidence of Test Identification Parade inadmissible, even an identification in a court during trial is meaningless.

kerala high court
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Kerala High Court viewed that the conviction and sentence passed by the lower courts suffered from illegality and could not be sustained.

delhi high court
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Delhi High Court opined that the cause of death was found to be cranio cerebral damage consequent upon blunt force impact to the head which was sufficient to cause death in ordinary course of nature.

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court held that vicarious liability of a company’s directors can be imputed as per the statutory provisions in cases where a company is an offender.

Metropolitan Magistrate
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The Court acquitted the accused and held that the prosecution failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt.

Tis Hazari Court
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    West, Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi: In a case wherein it is alleged that the accused committed the offence punishable under

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by Rohan Wadhwa†

Tripura High Court
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Tripura High Court: In a public interest litigation seeking issuance of show cause to the respondents as to why a writ of

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Supreme Court: The bench of Dinesh Maheshwari and JB Pardiwala*, JJ has explained the true import of Section 13(1)(e) of the Prevention