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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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".

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.

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).

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).

Security for VVIPs to help take "bold" decisions: DP tells SC

If Delhi Police is to be believed, security is provided for VVIPs not because of their status or any specific threat but to "facilitate" bold and impartial decision making by them.

‘No sanction needed for army men`s prosecution’

The CBI told the SC that no sanction was required either under the Armed
Forces (Special Powers) Act or CrPC
for prosecution of army officers.

No paper prepared to bring changes in CrPC: Omar

J&K CM said his govt has not prepared any paper to bring amendments in CrPC for providing legal protection to the armed forces in the state.

UP Govt introduces bill for quick disposal of rape

In the CrPc (UP Second Amendment) Bill, new
sections and sub-sections related to the trial and bail provisions in rape cases were proposed.

Record reasons for arrest, non-arrest: New CrPC

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.