FIR need not be an encyclopedia, only reporting of crime is required: Karnataka High Court

On November 20, 2018, the sister of the deceased (Keshava) reported to the police that her brother-in-law Govindaraju informed her that Keshava had been assaulted near Hennur Bande. She went to that place immediately and saw the dead body of her brother. At that time, she came to know that about 3-4 persons had caused … Continue reading FIR need not be an encyclopedia, only reporting of crime is required: Karnataka High Court

Married daughter of a deceased employee should be granted job on compassionate grounds

Facts The father of the applicant, Mamta Devi, died on May 8, 2019. He was working as a Class IV employee at the District Ayurvedic Office, Kullu. Besides her, her mother and sister were dependent on the deceased father. There is no male member in her house who can take care of her mother. Due … Continue reading Married daughter of a deceased employee should be granted job on compassionate grounds

Police Presence During Test Identification makes statements by Identifiers fall within the ban of Section 162 CrPc: Supreme Court

When the Test identification parades are held in police presence, the resultant communications tantamount to statements made by the identifiers to a police officer in course of investigation and they fall within the ban of section 162 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Supreme Court has held. In this case, the accused Chunthuram and … Continue reading Police Presence During Test Identification makes statements by Identifiers fall within the ban of Section 162 CrPc: Supreme Court

Mumbai court grants bail to Shirish Pattanshetty, owner of the Fakt Marathi channel in fake TRP case.

Shirish Pattanshetty owner of the Fakt Marathi channel,was given bail by a Mumbai Court, in the fake TRP Case. Additional Sessions Judge PR Sitre has granted bail to Pattanshetty on a bond of Rs 50,000. The petitioner lawyer argued in the court that his client did not manipulate the TRP nor did it increase the … Continue reading Mumbai court grants bail to Shirish Pattanshetty, owner of the Fakt Marathi channel in fake TRP case.

Gujarat HC Initiates Suo Motu Matter For Expeditious Disposal of Cases Against MPs/MLAs

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court comprising Justices RM Chhaya and Vaibhavi D. Nanavati have registered a suo motu case to monitor expeditious disposal of criminal proceedings pending against sitting/ former MPs and MLAs in the local Courts under its jurisdiction. The case was registered pursuant to a recent direction issued by the … Continue reading Gujarat HC Initiates Suo Motu Matter For Expeditious Disposal of Cases Against MPs/MLAs

Munger: Did Lipi Singh lie? CISF report says police personnel opened fire first, not someone from crowd

A report of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has revealed glaring lapses on the part of the Bihar Police in the incident that unfolded in Munger district on the night of October 26. One person was killed and more than a dozen people, including security personnel, were injured in firing and stone-pelting during Goddess … Continue reading Munger: Did Lipi Singh lie? CISF report says police personnel opened fire first, not someone from crowd

PIL in Supreme Court seeking protection for Hindus in Mewat, Haryana

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court alleging forceful conversion of Hindus to Islam by the dominant members of the Muslim community in Mewat, Haryana. The petition seeks for the formation of an SIT comprising of CBI and NIA Under the authority of a retired Supreme Court Judge. The plea stated that many … Continue reading PIL in Supreme Court seeking protection for Hindus in Mewat, Haryana

US court asks Antrix to pay $1.2 billion compensation to Bengaluru start-up for cancelling satellite deal

A US court has asked Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of ISRO, to pay compensation of USD 1.2 billion to a Bengaluru-based startup, Devas Multimedia, for cancelling a satellite deal in 2005. As per the agreement in January 2005, Antrix agreed to build, launch and operate two satellites and to make available 70 MHz of … Continue reading US court asks Antrix to pay $1.2 billion compensation to Bengaluru start-up for cancelling satellite deal

Allahabad High Court rejects bail petition from juvenile sex offender, saying it would mean justice defeated

The Allahabad High court has rejected a revision petition filed by a 14-year-old boy, accused of having sexually molested a child. The petition was against the order passed by the special judge of a POCSO court, rejecting his bail application. The court rejected the revision petition and refused to grant bail, because of the nature of the crime … Continue reading Allahabad High Court rejects bail petition from juvenile sex offender, saying it would mean justice defeated

Tamilnadu Government launched new scheme to provide monetary aid to the young advocates:

Edappadi K. Palaniswami, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu on October 28th has launched a lawyer's Stephen scheme for the young lawyers as per which rupees 3000 per month will be provided to the young lawyers as in the form of stipend for 2 years. On the occasion the Bar Council Chairman PS Amalraj stated … Continue reading Tamilnadu Government launched new scheme to provide monetary aid to the young advocates: