Holding of High Offices Does Not Entitle an Accussed to Anticipatory Bail: SC

A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Krishna Murari and Hrishikesh Roy has held thatHolding high office does not entitle one to anticipatory bail. The Court observed this in the case of ANIL KUMAR SINGH ALIAS ANIL SINGH vs. HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT PATNA. Anil Singh along with other accussed had been … Continue reading Holding of High Offices Does Not Entitle an Accussed to Anticipatory Bail: SC

Chief Justice seeks Central agency probe into burning of priest alive in Karauli : Rajasthan HC

A letter petition has been addressed to the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, Indrajit Mahanty, seeking a central investigation agency probe into an incident where a temple priest died after being set afire over a land dispute. The dispute arose after the priest's efforts to stop temple land encroachment. The priest, whose statement before the … Continue reading Chief Justice seeks Central agency probe into burning of priest alive in Karauli : Rajasthan HC

DELHI RIOTS: Courts Holds Investigation Officer Responsible for Releasing Names of Witnesses

Taking cognizance of the release of the full names and addresses of 15 public witnesses in the Delhi riots case by the special cell of Delhi police in the chargesheet filed by it, a Delhi court has restrained the dissemination and circulation of these protected witnesses. The court held the investigating officer responsible for releasing … Continue reading DELHI RIOTS: Courts Holds Investigation Officer Responsible for Releasing Names of Witnesses

Complaint against Supreme Court Judge filed by CM Jaganmohan Reddy

In an unprecedented move, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagamohan Reddy wrote a letter to Chief Justice SA Bobde in which he requested him to maintain the State’s judicial neutrality as well as a complaint against Justice NV Ramana in terms of taking control in the sitting of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. … Continue reading Complaint against Supreme Court Judge filed by CM Jaganmohan Reddy

Delhi: Man dies cleaning septic tank, homeowner trying to save him

As Devendra stepped into the tank, he fainted due to toxic fumes. Both Manoj and Chawla jumped to save the labourer and fell unconscious as well, police and local residents said. Two persons died and a third was injured during work to clean a septic tank in Badarpur on Saturday afternoon. According to police, Satish … Continue reading Delhi: Man dies cleaning septic tank, homeowner trying to save him

SC disagrees with the Andhra Pradesh government after saying that English is the only way to uplift the poor

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh quashed an order to impart primary education compulsorily through English medium saying it was the only mean to uplift poor and Dalit students into the mainstream. The Andhra Pradesh Government sought stay to this order. The HC order quashing compulsory English medium instruction for students of class 1 to … Continue reading SC disagrees with the Andhra Pradesh government after saying that English is the only way to uplift the poor

Bail has been granted by Delhi High Court to Tahir Hussain’s associate in Delhi riots incident

A bench of justice Suresh Kait while hearing the petition of Tahir Husain's alleged associate Irshad Ahmed in Delhi riots case granted him the bail after observing that "the said witnesses seemed to be planted one."The petitioner filed the case under section 439 of CrPC for granting him bail in case FIR no. 80 of … Continue reading Bail has been granted by Delhi High Court to Tahir Hussain’s associate in Delhi riots incident

CBI takes Hathras case probe from UP police

A 19-year-old woman allegedly was assaulted by four men of her village on September 14. She died two weeks later after sustaining horrific injuries in a savage assault that many have compared to the 2012 gang rape in the national capital - a crime that triggered nationwide protests and calls for stricter laws to prevent … Continue reading CBI takes Hathras case probe from UP police

Mandatory registration of FIR and immediate police action in cases of Rape and sexual assault

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an advisory to all the State governments to take immediate action and mandatory registration of FIR in cases of sexual violence. MHA has directed that the following actions have to be taken by the police officer in cases of rape and sexual assault:1.Compulsory registration of FIR in case … Continue reading Mandatory registration of FIR and immediate police action in cases of Rape and sexual assault