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Justice Muralidhar, who ordered FIR against hate speeches, transferred to Punjab & Haryana HC
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Justice S Muralidhar of the Delhi High Court was transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court following approval of a February 12 recommendation to the effect from the Supreme Court Collegium.

Explained: What Kejriwal government can/cannot do about Delhi violence
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

In the ongoing Delhi violence, what action can the state government take in a UT where police are under the Centre? Under what circumstances can Delhi call for central forces? And if called, what is the state’s role?

Collegium cleared 3 as permanent HC judges, but remains silent as one awaits
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Justice Irshad Ali was one of three judges — along with Justice Chaturvedi and Justice Neeraj Tiwari — appointed as Additional Judge of Allahabad High Court on the same day — September 22, 2017.

Explained: Can death sentence be postponed on medical grounds?
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

December 16 gangrape and murder case convict Vinay Sharma has moved the Delhi court seeking medical treatment claiming he is mentally ill – and that he is unable to recognize his mother.

In Muzaffarnagar protest case, ADM is prosecution, jury and judge combined
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

On Wednesday, the Muzaffarnagar Additional District Magistrate (ADM) ordered 53 people to pay a total of Rs 23.41 lakh for damage caused to property during an anti-CAA protest on December 20.

PSA detentions in J&K: One High Court judge quashes orders, another upholds
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Two earlier judgments related to the PSA, passed by a single-judge bench of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court, had quashed administrative orders, underlining that preventive detention “cannot be used as an instrument to keep a person in perpetual custody without trial”.

J&K HC distances itself from PSA arrests, says not right forum
Mon, Feb 10, 2020

At least 300 cases challenging preventive detentions made under the PSA — the law allows for detention without a formal charge and without trial for up to two years — are pending before the High Court.

Meerut cops cite youth’s killing to block bail to riot accused
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

The Meerut police are now flagging the findings of the post-mortem report, linking Mohsin’s death caused by a firearm injury to the rioting that took place.

Judge shreds Bijnor police claims: No proof of protesters firing or bullet injuries to cops
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Bijnor police arrested over 100 people and lodged multiple FIRs, claiming they indulged in violence at Nahtaur, Najibabad and Nagina in Bijnor.

Their cases falling, Muzaffarnagar police now invoke Juvenile Act, say anti-CAA protesters used kids
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

Section 83 (2) of the JJ Act was invoked against at least 33 accused named in an FIR lodged on December 21 at the Civil Line police station in Muzaffarnagar — that FIR was also against 3,000 unknown accused.

Muzaffarnagar anti-CAA protests: FIR shows arrests on spot but weapons seized 18 hrs later, 500 meters from thana
Thu, Jan 23, 2020

Despite the case being related to rioting and alleged damage of public property by the accused, the police did not seize any weapons from any of the identified accused on the day the incident took place.

Cases start falling in Muzaffarnagar: 19 of 107 freed after police say no evidence
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Ten other accused were released by the sessions court after police were only able to prove that they had prima facie violated prohibitory orders, and were not involved in rioting or attempt to murder.

Lokpal member Dilip B Bhosale resigns citing ‘personal reasons’
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Sources told The Indian Express Justice Bhosale tendered his resignation on January 6 citing “personal reasons”.

Rioting FIR has details, timeline, gives clean chit to police; FIR on killing is just one para
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

In the FIR against 17 persons, who have been charged with rioting, the police have admitted they fired and have given a clean chit to their personnel on the grounds that the firing was done to control the mob and in self-defence.

Payment for destruction of property: what Allahabad High Court order said
Tue, Dec 31, 2019

The quantum of the penalty is being determined according to the total cost of the damaged property, according to the FIR lodged by the police.

In Sambhal, 57-year-old doctor, man behind 2 schools get damage notices
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

All of them say they will challenge the order in court. And all of them speak in one voice on the government’s notices: They are being sent to muzzle civil society and the protests.

Will consult states before NRC… may or may not use NPR data for it: Law Minister
Sun, Dec 29, 2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks, in a detailed interview to The Sunday Express, assume significance as more than half-a-dozen state governments, including Bihar, led by BJP ally JD(U), have opposed implementation of a nation-wide NRC. At least two have also said they won’t allow the NPR as it might lead to an NRC.

Ravi Shankar Prasad: Need for NPR because Census detail can’t be made public to any authority
Sun, Dec 29, 2019

In an interview with The Indian Express, the Union Law and Justice Minister talks about the National Population Register, nationwide NRC and their connection with the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Youngest casualties in UP: Children injured, shot at, at least two are locked up in jail
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

While police claimed that no minor had been detained, the two families have alleged that their boys have been lodged in Bareilly jail for a week. Protests in Sambhal had turned violent last Thursday, leaving two dead.

Two UP districts, two deaths: ‘Police just stood and watched’
Mon, Dec 23, 2019

Their families say both worked as drivers, and were on their way to work when they were killed in firing during protests in UP against the new citizenship law. And more than 24 hours later, no one knows who killed them.

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