Corrective measures in India

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Punishment as a means to reform the offender was not considered as such during Hindu and Mughal period in India. During this period punishment was mainly based on deterrence. The recognized mod...

Conditions of bail in 498a

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Once the FIR under section. 498a/406 is registered it is better option to take anticipatory bail in the offences as read in the FIR. I have already discussed the chances of anticipatory bail ...

Double Jeopardy

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Double jeopardy is a procedural defence that prevents an accused person from being tried again on the same (or similar) charges and on the same facts, following a valid acquittal or conviction....

Custodial Violence – Indian Perspective

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Custodial violence and abuse of police power have emerged a major issue of human rights concern and one of the root obstacles to democracy and development of human well being in contemporary so...

Anticipatory bail

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The right to liberty is the natural right and also the fundamental right of an individual. However, a person has to respect the rights of others recognized by law like the inviolability of thei...