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Case Analysis: Vimal Kumar v/s UP

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Citation: 2021 SCC Online All 83 Brief facts of the case Marriage was fixed between the petitioner 1 and respondent 4's daughter. It was alleged by respondents that Rs. 6.5 lacs were giv...

Power Of Police To Arrest Without Warrant

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It is essential to balance interests of accused i.e. not to be arrested unless guilt proved in fair trial and the societal interests. In case of conflict, decision can be made by judge only, wh...

Types of Witness Examination and pertaining issues

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The role that is played by witnesses in providing assistance to court for sake of dispensation of justice is irrefutable. Evidence is the key thing in any kind of case but it is the witness tha...

Supreme Court: The Rights Of Parents Are Irrelevant While Deciding Custody Of...

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The Hon'ble Supreme Court was hearing an appeal (Vasudha Sethi & Ors. v. Kiran v. Bhaskar & Anr. criminal appeal no. 82 of 2022) arising out of the Judgement passed by the Hon'ble High ...

Analytical Perspective of M/S Neeharika Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd v/s Maharashtra

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The quashing of an FIR/complaint has been a difficult matter for decades, and the Hon'ble Supreme Court has clarified the broader criteria for the quashing of an FIR from time to time. At first...

Understanding The Meaning Of Discarge Under Section 227 Of Criminal Procedure...

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Discharge in legal criminal parlance is defined in Black Law Dictionary as:The opposite of charge; hence to release; liberate; annul; unburden; disencumber as opposed to its meaning in contract...

Life Imprisonment in India

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Once recommendations have been made, they cannot be considered a substitute for such a penalty. The High Court was wrong to believe that a person sentenced to life imprisonment had the right to...

Quashing of FIR

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People have been seen in practice using FIR as a tool/weapon of revenge by filing fake and frivolous complaints to harass innocent individuals, and this practice is, unfortunately, sometim...

Juvenile Delinquency: Causes, Effects, Prevention And Rehabilitation

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Violation of law by a child is called Juvenile Delinquency. Delinquency is an antisocial and criminal behaviour committed by a person who is under the age of 18; that is, who is not an adult. J...

Proceeds of Crime under Prevention of Money Laundering Act

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Money LaunderingMoney laundering is an act of concealing the identity of illegally obtained money in order to make them look as they have been originated from a legal or legitimate source. This...