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Delay in trial due to Covid can't be sole ground for grant of bail: HC

June 20, 2020 1:34 pm

The court said that COVID-19 is a nationwide problem faced by the country and the same cannot be the sole ground for the grant of bail to the petitioner, in response to a bail plea which had been filed by the accused in a drugs case from Sirsa.

Legal Weekly: Man acquitted after 21 years in jail; top judgments of the week

November 19, 2017 12:25 pm

Legal Weekly is a compilation of landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon how Railways had to heavily compensate for an employee's weakened health during the job and how a caste cannot be changed post-marriage.

Release undertrials lodged in jail for over 6 months: Govt lawyer

July 10, 2015 2:53 am

The Delhi government also suggested that the scope of the PIL should be expanded as Tihar Jail, which can accomodate 6,500 prisoners, is “overcrowded” with nearly 14,000 prisoners.

Keeping HC in dark,three undertrials get interim bail

July 31, 2013 3:16 am

Undertrial prisoners in two sensitive cases have obtained interim bail from the Gujarat High Court without mentioning that the cases