Supreme Court while considering the constitutionality of MCOCA insofar as it dealt with insurgency on the ground of want of legislative competence and repugnancy with UAPA a subsequent central enactment. While upholding […]
‘Love Jihad’ is not love but prominently religious and under the pretext of love, there are deceitful conversion: Kerala High Court
Inter-religious marriages, arising out of love affairs or otherwise, are to be recognized and promoted. To solemnize such marriages, there need not necessarily be any conversion of one party to the marriage from one religion to another. If a boy or girl believes that a marital union is not possible without the other party to love converting to his or her religion, it is his or her faith.
Prostitution means the act of a female offering her body for promiscuous sexual intercourse for hire, whether in money or in kind, and whether offered immediately or otherwise, and the expression ‘prostitute’ shall be construed accordingly. The word ‘promiscuous’,. it excludes intercourse which a person may have with a permanently kept concubine. The import of that word is that the woman or girl offering her body offers it for hire to anyone who desired it for sexual intercourse.
Sukla Sen, EKTA (Committee for Communal Amity), Mumbai Nirmalangshu Mukherji Shakil qasmi D N Jha, Former Professor and Head, Dept. of History, Delhi University Shubh Mathur Aseem Shrivastava Jayawati Shrivastava naveen chander […]
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Section 499 of the I.P.C. defines the `Defamation’, whereas Section 500 thereof provides the punishment for the offence. The same read as under: 499. Defamation. – Whoever, by words either spoken or […]
The statutory bail to an accused is an indefeasible right but such right stands elapsed upon filing of charge-sheet if not already availed of.
In Sanjoy Dutta vs. State, (1994) 5 SCC 410, the Apex Court at Para-48 held as follows:- “48. We have no doubt that the common stance before us of the nature of […]
In the case of Sumer Singh v. Surajbhan Singh and others reported in , (2014)7 SCC 323, the Hon’ble Supreme Court had an occasion to consider the principle of sentencing proportionality and […]
Local surety also includes a man of repute in the locality having permanent home and address, having permanent profession. Even an employee of corporation or a government servant may appear as local […]
The condition of bail is relaxed to the extent that the accused shall be released on bail bond of Rs.5000/- with one reliable local surety to the satisfaction of the learned A.C.M.M. […]
Calcutta High Court (Appellete Side) Azima Bewa vs The State Of West Bengal & Ors C.R.R. No. 3802 of 2017 DATED : 7 December, 2017 Mr. Deep Chain Kabir .. For the petitioner […]
This revisional application is hereby disposed of directing the learned Court below to accept a deposit of Rs. 10,000/- as cash by a local person submitting valid documents of his local residence. On depositing of said cash by local person as stated above, learned Court below should accept the same as a valid local surety as per rule.
There is a system of granting bail by the police. It is called ‘Station bail’. In a bailable offence under section 436 Cr.P.C., the police is bound to release the accused on […]
Court cannot demand production of property documents from the accused, surety. Nowhere in Section 436 or 437 or 439 or 438 Cr.P.C. or in Form No.45 appended to Schedule II to the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, production of property document, title deeds, etc. either by surety or by the accused has been contemplated.
Chapter-XIII of 1973 deals with the jurisdiction of criminal court in inquiry and trials. Sections 177, 178 and 179 of the Code of Criminal Procedure are relevant which are as follows:– 177. […]
Supreme Court in Pawan Kumar v. State of Haryana and another, (1996) 4 SCC 17 and paragraph 12 of the decision is relevant for present purposes. The said paragraph was as under: […]
In a recent Judgment rendered by three learned Judges of this Court in B.A. Umesh v. High Court of Karnataka, (2016) 9 SCALE 600, the facts were more or less similar, in […]
In State of Haryana and others Vs. Ch. Bhajan Lal and others, this Court in the backdrop of interpretation of various relevant provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure (for short, Cr.P.C.) […]
The Prisons Act, 1894. Section 3(5A) defines the term “furlough system” which means the system of releasing prisoners in jail on furlough in accordance with the rules for the time being in […]
On a careful reading of Section 102 of the Criminal Procedure Code; it is difficult to hold that this section empowers a police officer to seize immovable property like plots of land, […]