CBI's investigation in an alleged corruption case involving Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's principal secretary Rajendra Kumar has come under the scanner of a special court which said the agency has "utterly failed" to comply with the mandatory CrPC provision in its probe.
'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui had forced himself upon the American researcher, a common friend of the woman who had introduced her to the film maker, claimed before a Delhi court on Tuesday.
The Maharashtra state cabinet on Tuesday decided to amend the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) to make it compulsory for magistrates to check whether a prior sanction from the authority has been obtained before ordering probes against public servants.
Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of former Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental on a Delhi University (DU) professor's plea seeking quashing of a magisterial court order granting him bail in a case of alleged plagiarism, cheating and forgery.
With an estimated 400 cases of acid attacks registered every month across the country, government will soon fix a time-frame for investigation and trial of such cases and ensure maximum punishment to the guilty.
Senior advocate HS Phoolka on Thursday slammed the Centre for its decision to form a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases saying, it does not have powers of investigation under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said here on Monday that the Centre would move amendments to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) during the budget session, to deal more sternly with racial attacks against people from North Eastern India.
Parliament on Friday amended the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) making it compulsory for the police to record the reasons for making an arrest or not arresting an accused, with the Rajya Sabha clearing the measure.