CIVIL

K. M. Nanavati Appellant Versus State of Maharashtra[ALL SC 1961 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-MURDER-ACQUITTAL- DATE:-24-11-1961 AIR 1962 SC 605 : (1962) 1 Suppl. SCR 567 : (1962) 1 CriLJ SC 521 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) K. M. Nanavati Appellant Versus State of Maharashtra Respondent (Before : S. K. Das, K. Subba Rao And Raghubar Dayal, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 195 of 1960, Decided on : 24-11-1961. Penal Code,… Continue reading K. M. Nanavati Appellant Versus State of Maharashtra[ALL SC 1961 NOVEMBER]

CIVIL

Kameshwar Singh Vs. State of Bihar & Ors[ALLSC 2018 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:- MURDER- CONVICTION DATE:- April 9, 2018. ACTS:- Section 302 read with Section 149 and Section 201 of the Indian Penal Code and section 3 of The Railway Protection (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1966 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Kameshwar Singh Vs. State of Bihar & Ors [Criminal Appeal No. 903 of 2012] Tarkeshwar Singh and Others Vs. State… Continue reading Kameshwar Singh Vs. State of Bihar & Ors[ALLSC 2018 APRIL]

CIVIL

Sudhakar @ Sudharasan Vs. State represented by The Inspector of Police, Srirangam Police Station, Trichy, Tamil Nadu[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:-MURDER-ACQUITTAL DATE:- March 12, 2018. It is settled law that there cannot be any hard and fast rule that the evidence of interested witness cannot be taken into consideration and they cannot be termed as witnesses. But, the only burden that would be cast upon the Courts in those cases is that the Courts have to… Continue reading Sudhakar @ Sudharasan Vs. State represented by The Inspector of Police, Srirangam Police Station, Trichy, Tamil Nadu[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

Criminal

Joseph Vs. State of Tamil Nadu [SC 2017 December]

KEYWORDS:- Murder-vicarious liability under Section 149 IPC- Acquitted- DATE:- December 14, 2017 Whether the members of the unlawful assembly really had the common object to cause the murder of the deceased has to be decided in the facts and circumstances of each case, nature of weapons used by such members, the manner and sequence of attack… Continue reading Joseph Vs. State of Tamil Nadu [SC 2017 December]

MURDER

Issac @ Kishor Vs. Ronald Cheriyan and Ors.[SC 2018 January]

KEYWORDS:-Setting aside  acquittal-302 IPC -MURDER-High Court in interfering with a finding of acquittal in revision- DATE:- January 23, 2018 In appeal against acquittal, in exceptional circumstances, the High Court may set aside the order of acquittal even at the instance of private parties, though the State may not have thought it fit for appeal. But it… Continue reading Issac @ Kishor Vs. Ronald Cheriyan and Ors.[SC 2018 January]

Criminal, MURDER

Atul Thakur Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh etc [SC 2018 JANUARY]

KEYWORDS:-MURDER-The number of wounds caused by the appellant, it is a well established position, by itself cannot be a decisive factor. DATE:- January 19, 2018. Thus, it is a case of homicidal death. However, there is no evidence that the injuries inflicted by the appellant were with an intention to cause the murder of Hitesh Thakur.… Continue reading Atul Thakur Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh etc [SC 2018 JANUARY]

Criminal

Subal Ghorai & Ors. Vs. State of West Bengal [SC 2013 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-MURDER-Interested witness-Common object- DATE: APRIL 2, 2013 Absence of names of accused in the FIR in the abovementioned facts, lead Court to give them benefit of doubt. In any case, the omissions are minor omissions pertaining to non-mentioning of weapons carried by the accused or not referring to the parts of the bodies of the deceased on… Continue reading Subal Ghorai & Ors. Vs. State of West Bengal [SC 2013 APRIL]

CIVIL, MURDER

Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki Vs. State of Gujarat & Ors[SC 2017]

KEYWORDS- Murder-de novo trial-Rights of victim in criminal trial There is a discernible paradigm shift in the criminal justice system in India which keeps in mind the interests of victims as well. Victim oriented policies are introduced giving better role to the victims of crime in criminal trials. It has led to adopting two-pronged strategy.… Continue reading Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki Vs. State of Gujarat & Ors[SC 2017]

Criminal

Santosh Kumar Satishbhushan Bariyar Vs State of Maharashtra-Law of Death penalty explained

13-05-2009- Keywords-Death Penalty-Special reason-Pardon to accomplice JT 2009 (7) SC 248 : (2009) 7 SCALE 341 : (2009) 6 SCC 498 : (2009) 9 SCR 90 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Santosh Kumar Satishbhushan Bariyar Appellant Versus State of Maharashtra Respondent AND State of Maharashtra Appellant Versus Sanjeevkumar Mahendraprasad Roy and ANOTHER Respondent (Before : S.… Continue reading Santosh Kumar Satishbhushan Bariyar Vs State of Maharashtra-Law of Death penalty explained

MURDER

Ram Chander & Ors.  VS State of Haryana[SC 2017 JANUARY]

KEYWORDS: Murder- Expert Evidence Merely because no expert opinion was obtained to prove as to whether bones recovered were human or animal bones, in our view, would not weaken the case of prosecution in the light of overwhelming evidence available on record to prove the complicity of the appellants Murder-Sections 148, 302 read with Section… Continue reading Ram Chander & Ors.  VS State of Haryana[SC 2017 JANUARY]

Criminal

State of TAMIL NADU through Superintendent of Police CBI/SIT Appellant Versus Nalini and others[ALL SC 1999 May]

 KEYWORDS:- Rajib Gandhi Murder Case-disrupting the sovereignty of India-Murder- Date :- 11-05-1999 Offence under Section 302 read with Section 120-B of IPC it would be advantageous to consider whether prosecution could sustain offences under TADA AIR 1999 SC 2640 : (1999) 3 SCR 1 : (1999) 5 SCC 253 : JT 1999 (4) SC 106 : (1999)… Continue reading State of TAMIL NADU through Superintendent of Police CBI/SIT Appellant Versus Nalini and others[ALL SC 1999 May]

Criminal

The State of U.P. Through the C.B.I. Vs. Rajesh Talwar & Another-Sessions Trial

Murder Trial In the Court of Additional Sessions Judge/Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, C.B.I., Ghaziabad Present: S. LAL, H.J.S.   The State of U.P. Through the C.B.I. Vs. Rajesh Talwar & Another R.C. No.1(S)/2008/SCR-III/CBI/NEW DELHI U/ss 302 r/w Section 34, 201 r/w Section 34 & 203 I.P.C. J U D G M E N T The cynosure of… Continue reading The State of U.P. Through the C.B.I. Vs. Rajesh Talwar & Another-Sessions Trial