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REPORT ON SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT’S CASE

This article is written by Divya Singh Yadav, Sneha Asthana & Vivek Yadav On 14th June 2020, the 34-year-old actor, Sushant Singh Rajput was discovered dead at his Bandra house within the urban concentrate on the day, which was claimed to be an instance of suicide by the native police. Mumbai police appeared to have… Continue reading REPORT ON SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT’S CASE

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Allahabad HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention order under NSA

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dropped charges under National Security Act against Dr Kafeel Khan, the pediatrician directing his immediate release. Dr Kafeel Khan has been incarcerated in Mathura jail for the last six months.  The HC bench comprising Chief Justice Govind Marhur and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh cancelled his detention in a habeaus… Continue reading Allahabad HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention order under NSA

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Supreme Court fines Advocate Prashant Bhushan with Rs 1

After finding Advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of Court for his tweets on the Judiciary, the Supreme Court Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari finally sentenced him on August 31st, 2020 to a token fine of Rs. 1. The Bench also stated that if Advocate Prashant Bhushan defaults on this… Continue reading Supreme Court fines Advocate Prashant Bhushan with Rs 1

Case Summary

Hadiya Marriage Case

            Facts:- The petitioner (father )filed a case on the ground that Hadiya (originally Akhila Ashokan) was deceived into marrying her husband, Mr. Shafin Jahan and forcibly converted to Islam. I.e, He alleged that Hadiya had been misled and forced to become a Muslim. Question of law:-  Does the High Court have the power to… Continue reading Hadiya Marriage Case

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BHRC Issues Statement Raising Concerns Regarding Conviction of Adv. Prashant Bhushan

Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales, working on challenging human rights violations, protecting lawyers, judges, social rights activists, and journalists, etc., on the 19th of August raised concerns over the Supreme Court’s judgment convicting Advocate Prashant Bhushan of contempt of court over his two tweets. BHRC has issued a statement saying the August… Continue reading BHRC Issues Statement Raising Concerns Regarding Conviction of Adv. Prashant Bhushan

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Involvement of 5 or more necessary for conviction under dacoity: Allahabad HC

Acquits three persons in a 1981 case The Allahabad High Court has overturned a 37-year-old conviction under dacoity of three persons from Kanpur Dehat on the grounds that in the absence of involvement of five or more persons, no sentence should be made out under clauses of dacoity. Justice Saurabh Shyam Shamshery overruled the judgment… Continue reading Involvement of 5 or more necessary for conviction under dacoity: Allahabad HC