Posts filed in Criminal Law

Delhi Police Chief should clear position on killing of Dr Pankaj Narang: Supersonic trial and punishment necessary as deterrent to prevent such lynching by mob

Posted Sunday April 03, 2016 by Madhu Agrawal

It refers to reports viral on social media about tweets by a lady Additional Deputy Commissioner of Delhi Police on arrests made on brutal killing of young dentist Dr Pankaj...

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Pankaj Narang Killing

Brutal killing of young dentist in Delhi: Time to check law-breaking activities through growth of jhuggie-clusters and encroachments

Posted Sunday March 27, 2016 by Madhu Agrawal

Nothing will improve till law-breaking activities of encroachments of public land either by way of jhuggies or through encroachments on roads and footpaths is effectively checked. Otherwise it will be...

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Pankaj Narang Killing

The Constitutional Case against India’s Blasphemy Law

Posted Tuesday January 19, 2016 by CSLRA India

If the correct test is one of incitement to lawless action, then Section 295A are far too broad. Under no interpretation can it be said that intentional insult to religion,...

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Who are Public Servants within meaning of the Prevention of Corruption Act

Posted Saturday November 14, 2015 by CSLRA India

Who are “Public Servants”?           Law does not strictly define public servants apart from Section 2(c) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, but describes them only by enumeration, which itself...

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Supreme Court guidelines on Women Safety

Posted Saturday November 14, 2015 by CSLRA India

Supreme Court in Deputy Inspector General of Police and another Versus S. Samuthirum issued detailed guidelines for safety of women in the work place. Read the guidelines below for your...

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Conviction rate for Cases registered under Sec 498A IPC is among the lowest for all IPC Crimes

Posted Monday November 09, 2015 by CSLRA India

Sec 498A of IPC has been one of the fiercely debated IPC sections, especially after the Supreme Court order last year where it laid down a list of guidelines to...

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