Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan is subject to a contempt notice issued by the Apex Court regarding his accusatory tweets against the Central Government’s appointment of M. Nageshwar Rao as the interim chief of CBI while the petitions challenging the decision were sub judice.
Genocide in Rwanda in the year 1994 was a bloody massacre that history can never forget. On the December 27, in 1994 the first trial on the perpetrators of the genocide started in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), paving way to many convictions.
Lok Sabha on December 20, 2018 passed the Surrogacy Regulation Bill intending to completely ban commercial surrogacy as requested by Law Commission and only allowing altruistic surrogacy and also laid down stricter guidelines and punishments to monitor surrogacy practices.
The Westminster Magistrate of London has ordered the extradition of Vijay Mallya having found prima facie case against him on charges of fraud and money laundering. He has 14 days to appeal the judgement during which be channeled to the United Kingdom Home Office where Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, will pass an order based on the verdict of the Magistrates’ Court.
The Supreme Court on December 5, 2018, allowed centers Witness Protection Scheme 2018 especially directing the State Government to set up witness deposition complexes with a years’ time. This report summarises the order of the Supreme Court and what it holds for witnesses.
Section 138 under NI Act is a unique provision with a blend of both civil and criminal law. This article answers all questions on dishonour of cheques in a simple Q&A format.
The right to uphold one’s reputation is a fundamental right guaranteed by Article 21. The article answers vital questions on what constitutes defamation, and the conducting and defending of such suit in court
The rights of victim gets a boost as the Supreme Court orders that a victim can file an appeal under the proviso of Section 372 of CrPC and he can appeal without seeking Special Leave to appeal.
The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 was passed to increase the conviction rate in POCSO cases. This article breaks down the Ordinance and also gives practical tips on strengthening cases filed under POCSO.