Credibility of Hostile Witness

Introduction

Witnesses and their statements in deciding results of cases are significant for preliminaries in the courts. A positive witness in giving ideal declaration attempts to reinforcing the instance of the gathering creating that wi...

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Appointment of First Lokpal after 5 years of enactment of Law: Importance of the institution of Lokpal

Introduction

The term ‘Lokpal’ means the ‘protector of people’. The concept for the term has been originated from ‘Ombudsman’ which is a Scandinavian origin and it further refers to official who are thus appointed to look into any complain...

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Ankush Maruti Shinde vs. State of Maharashtra: Impact on Death Penalty

The Supreme Court in the case of Ankush Maruti Shinde v. State of Maharashtra held that not just acquitted six people whose capital punishment were maintained by the Supreme Court in 2009, yet additionally requested further examination and allowed them a remuneration of five lakhs ea...

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RELEASE OF PASSPORT UNDER BAIL

Introduction: Chapter XXXIII of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 deals with provisions as to Bail and Bonds. The Court while granting bail under this chapter imposes certain conditions on which accused may be released on bail and the accused is mandate to comply with such conditions for such tenur...

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AMENDMENT IN PLEADINGS

What is Pleading? As per Order VI Rule 1, “Pleading” shall mean plaint and written statement. Object and Interpretation of Order VI rule 17. The Provision related to Amendment of Pleadings gives power to the civil court to allow parties to alter, amend or modify the pleadings at a...

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ARREST OF WOMEN AFTER SUNSET : A VIOLATION OF SECTION 46(4) CRPC

The term “Arrest” means apprehension of a person by legal authority so as to cause deprivation of his liberty. Thus, after arrest, a person’s liberty is in control of the arrester. In criminal law, arrest is an important tool for bringing an accused before the Court and to prevent him from absconding. A police officer ma...

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