The High Court meaningfully stated the existence of prima facie evidence against the accused is to no avail if there is no justification for the arrest based on the doctrine of clear and present danger to the society.
Chandigarh Estate Rules, 2007 — R. 16 and second proviso thereto: Fragmentation/division/bifurcation/apartmentalisation of residential units in Phase I of Chandigarh is not
The Court stated that the objections raised by respondent that if petitioner was released on bail then he may abscond to evade criminal justice, are untenable because the petitioner is a Secretary for SDPI political party.
A quick legal roundup to cover important stories from all High Courts this week.
The petition under Section 43D(2)(b) First proviso of UAPA Act seeking extension of remand order was filed by the respondents a day before the elapse of the 90- days period.
There is a reasonable possibility that the appellant was one of the links in the network of people who were cognizant of the plan to trigger terrorist activity by using such bombs and explosives and causing loss of life.
The Court was deliberating over an appeal challenging the rejection of bail to the accused charged under IPC and UAPA for being actively involved with the ‘KG Halli Riots’ in Bengaluru.
After an active tenure of 4.5 years at the Supreme Court, which includes authoring of nearly 700+ decisions, Justice Mukeshkumar Rasikbhai Shah retires today.
The Court directed to remit the matter back for fresh disposal before another bench of the High Court.
Supreme Court said that a stand of whichever court, cannot be allowed to stand, if it is in ignorance of constitutional provisions
Supreme Court said that the object and purpose of the enactment of UAPA is to provide for more effective prevention of certain unlawful activities. To punish such a person who is continued as a member of such unlawful association which is declared unlawful due to unlawful activities can be said to be in furtherance of providing for effective prevention of the unlawful activities.
Supreme Court’s full bench declared the judgments in Arup Bhuyan, Indra Das and Raneef to be bad in law. Also, the High Courts Judgments which followed these precedents were overruled
Allahabad High Court granted bail to Atikur Rehman who was arrested in 2020 along with Siddique Kappan and two others on their way to meet the family of the Hathras Rape and Murder victim.
The High Court Roundup brings a curated list of the top stories of the month to ensure that our readers do not miss out any important updates. This month’s roundup covers the stories Live-in relationships; Motor Accident Claims; medical treatment of HIV positive person; Trademarks; Yashraj Copy Rights case; problem of toxic work culture; termination of pregnancy of rape victims; Sexism not accessible, no means no; allowing Sikhs to carry Kirpans on flights….
Sessions Court, Lucknow: In a case filed by the Enforcement Directorate against Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was incarcerated under the Unlawful
If statute provides for anything to be done in a particular manner, then it must be done in that manner alone and not otherwise and thus, the impugned order rejecting Siddique Kappan's discharge application is against the law propounded by the Supreme Court
While quoting “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not fall into a pit?”, the Madras High Court said that the first blind person in this case is the Sessions Judge, who was guiding the Magistrate, who was also blind, due to ignorance of the legal position and ultimately, both fell in a pit, leading to illegal and non est orders passed by the Magistrate.
Ansad Badruddin and Firoz Khan, members of PFI were denied bail by Allahabad High Court, as various contraband articles were recovered from their possession, including a diary disclosing their aim and object of fighting against Hindu religious organisations and to promote the ideology of PFI.
The Govt. of India had imposed a ban of PFI declaring it an unlawful organisation under the UAPA. The Notification banning the organisation was given ‘immediate effect’, which was then challenged before the High Court
Bombay High Court: While granting bail to the Bhima Koregaon accused, Dr. Anand Teltumbde, the Division Bench comprising Milind N.