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Meghalaya district council can give anticipatory bail: Supreme Court

The bench stayed a Meghalaya High Court judgment that restrained the district council from exercising its power.

Encounter with reality

Court guidelines on encounters misread state of policing and police capacity.

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4-yr-old strangulates himself while playing

Piece of cloth got wrapped around neck; Police said that they are not suspecting foul play.

PIL challenges law that keeps accused in jail after acquittal

The legal aid agency has also pointed out in the PIL that the provision violates the acquitted person’s rights to life and equality.

Teacher accused of sexual abuse arrested, remanded in custody

Another teacher accused of using foul language absconding; no action against female teacher

Need to examine if additional charge can be applied: HC

The court observed that cases like the Shakti Mills gangrapes, in which the accused are convicted for two gangrapes on the same day are rare.

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Pak court rejects 'ailing' Musharraf's stay plea on order summoning him

On Wednesday, the court had reserved its verdict on the applicability of criminal laws.

Police have to register FIRs in cognizable offences: SC

More than five two-judge benches of the apex court reached opposite and irreconcilable conclusions over the past two decades.

Court accepts ‘rape’ victim’s plea,transfers case to woman judge

Mohali District and Sessions Judge on Wednesday issued orders for transferring the case of an alleged rape victim from a male judge to a woman judge.

A bureaucracy that governs,not reigns

Its poor performance contributes to India’s governance problem. Political interference is a partial explanation.

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