Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar to foil separatists' plan to stage stir

The authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in most parts of the old city here to foil the separatists' plan of staging protests against the braid- chopping incidents in Kashmir.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Rape charge can't be quashed even if accused married victim: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has declined to quash rape charge against a man, who is now married to the alleged victim, observing that it is an "offence against society".

Aug 04, 2017, 22:05 PM IST

Stop begging by children: Uttarakhand CRPC to govt

In case of children from Uttarakhand found begging, the state government should make arrangements for their security, health and education.

Jun 29, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Judicial restraint needed to permit compounding of offences: SC

Judicial restraint needed to permit compounding of offences: SC

"We are of the considered opinion that encroaching into the right of the other organ of the government would tantamount clear violation of the rule of law," an SC bench observed.

Feb 24, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Fresh clashes erupts in Srinagar after teen's death; 12 injured

At least 12 people were injured on Saturday in fresh clashes between protestors and security forces, following death of a 16-year-old boy due to alleged poisoning in Eidgah area of the city.

Nov 05, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Raid on Kejriwal's Principal Secretary: Court says CBI 'utterly failed' to comply with mandatory provision in its probe

 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.

Jan 29, 2016, 18:07 PM IST
Babri Masjid demolition anniversary: Owaisi's AIMIM calls 'Hyderabad bandh'

Babri Masjid demolition anniversary: Owaisi's AIMIM calls 'Hyderabad bandh'

Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM has called for 'Hyderabad Bandh' on Sunday on the 23rd anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition.

Dec 06, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Power of remission can't be exercised suo motu by govts: SC

A five-judge constitutional bench, headed by CJI, said that ultimate order of suspension or remission should be guided by the opinion to be rendered by presiding officer of the concerned court.

Dec 02, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui forced himself upon US researcher, says common friend

'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.

Oct 06, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Maharashtra Cabinet decides to amend Criminal Procedure Code

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.

Jun 09, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Jharkhand CM Raghuvar Das appears before Jamshedpur court

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Monday appeared before a court in connection with a case involving violation of the electoral code of conduct in 2009.

Jun 01, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

Delhi HC seeks former DU VC's response on a Prof's plea

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.

Feb 23, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Govt to fix time-frame for probe, trial of acid attack cases

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.

Feb 21, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

SIT doesn't have powers of investigation under CrPC: Phoolka

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).

Feb 12, 2015, 23:22 PM IST

IPC, CrPC to be amended to deal with racial attacks: Rijiju

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.

Dec 30, 2014, 00:48 AM IST

Need to re-look at IT Act to counter cyber crime: Govt

Cyber crime has become a challenge and this needs to be addressed by taking a relook at the IT Act and revamping criminal laws, government told the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

Dec 10, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Anti-dowry law misused, no automatic arrest in such cases: SC

Expressing concern over misuse of anti-dowry law by "disgruntled" wives against her husband and in-laws, SC ruled that police cannot arrest accused in such cases "automatically".

Jul 02, 2014, 22:29 PM IST

Protest by AAP: Delhi Police asked to explain imposition of section 144

Delhi Police was asked by court to explain how prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC was imposed during protest by Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party at Prime Minister`s residence last year.

Mar 07, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

Does special court also come under definition of magistrate: HC

The Bombay High Court on Monday sought to know if a special court can act as a magistrate and direct initiation of inquiry against a person under the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

Mar 04, 2013, 21:04 PM IST

AFSPA must replaced with amended CrPC: Mooshahary

Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary Sunday advocated that the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) must be replaced with an amended Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

Jan 27, 2013, 12:48 PM IST