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Plea bargaining

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Indian judiciary is regarded as one of the most powerful judiciary across the globe but this powerful judiciary is being paralyzed by the weight of pending cases. There is a maxim that 'justice...

Impact of Honour Killings In The Society of India

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The words "honour killings" and honour crimes are being used loosely as a convenient expressions to describe the incidents of violence and harassment caused to the young couple intending to mar...

Lose-Lose Situation for CBI

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A dispute between two IPS officers of AGMUT and Gujrat cadre has snowballed into a national controversial issue from an ego conflict between the two. The case under which this tussle took place...

My Suggestions in Drafting Criminal Rules of Practice in 2018

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I am happy to share my suggestions in drafting Criminal Rules of practice -2018. The points I have suggested is to adopt to digital technology. We need to make the best use of technology. This me...

Family Welfare Committee - Product of a Flawed Judgement

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 The Honourable Supreme Court in Rajesh Sharma and others v State of Uttar Pradesh[1] has said that there will be no arrests under Section 498A, unless the District Family Welfare Committee rep...

Criminal Defamation - Constitutional or Not

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DefamationNext to his life, what man cares most is his reputation. As per Black’s Law Dictionary, defamation means “The offence of injuring a person's character, fame, or reputation by false ...

Arrest procedure and Right

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Arrest The code has been not defined the term "arrest". State of Haryana v/s Dinesh Kumar 2008- the apex court observed that the expression arrest has neither been defined in the Crpc nor i...

Charge, content, consequence of defect in the framing charge

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Charge, content, consequence of defect in the framing charge, alteration or amend the charge and what charge is to be framed, if it is doubtful as to what offence has been committed. Charge defi...

Victimless Crime: Unawareness In Sense of Victim About Crime

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Victimless crime is a crime without victim in it no third party is injured. This type of crime is private in nature and there is consent that is doing the victimless crime. Thus there is problem ...

Adultery not a crime - Legalizing illegal under the guise of equality- conseq...

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Indian penal code has provided the list of activities which are considered as illegal and the same time inserted under the list of offences with corresponding punishments. Sometimes cases may be ...