Penalty imposed for offence should be proportionate: SC

 The Supreme Court has said that it was incumbent upon courts to bear in mind the impact of the offence on the society including on the victim and there should be proportionality between the offence committed and the penalty imposed.

We know the brand of cricket we want to play: Brad Haddin
We know the brand of cricket we want to play: Brad Haddin

The criticism they are facing notwithstanding, Australia's wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin said his team is quite comfortable playing a hard-nosed brand of cricket and would not be affected by the furore caused by David Warner's latest code-of-conduct offence.

Jackie Chan`s son gets 6 months for China drugs offence: court
Jackie Chan`s son gets 6 months for China drugs offence: court

 The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan was sentenced to six months in prison on Friday after admitting drugs offences, a Beijing court said.

Official duty can`t be construed as an offence: Army officials

Three serving and a retired Army official, accused in a defamation case argued in a Delhi court that no part of their official duty could be construed as an offence.

`Offended` Welsh cricketers walk-off from village match after `speak English` order

Two Welsh cricketers had reportedly walked off the pitch during a cricket match between two Welsh villages after they were asked to speak in English at the crease.

Brain scans predict which criminals may reoffend

Brain scans can predict the likelihood of whether a criminal will reoffend following release from prison, scientists say.

Hike penalty by 2500% for offences in Metro: CISF

The CISF has favoured a 2500 per cent hike in penalites related to offences against women and other criminal activities on the Delhi Metro network.

HC to consider whether adultery is an offence

The constitutional validity of the
adultery law has come under judicial scanner, with the Bombay
High Court hearing a petition filed by a city-based
businessman challenging it.

Police can`t seize immovable property related to offence: HC

Only movable property can be seized under section 102 of
criminal procedure code, was the majority view of the bench of
Justices which
pronounced the ruling.

Watching porn at home no offence: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday held
that watching porn movies at private residence does not
constitute an offence.

Bail in heinous offence should be granted judiciously: SC

Those accused of heinous offences should not be granted bail in an arbitrary manner SC has ruled.

Abusing by caste in pvt not an offence: SC

Abusing a Dalit by his caste
in private interaction is not an offence, a Delhi court has
said.