Political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal background: ECI to SC
The poll panel suggested that instead of asking candidates to declare criminal antecedents in the media, political parties should be asked not to give tickets to candidates with criminal background.
Jamia violence: Delhi Court seeks action taken report from police
A Delhi Court on Wednesday directed the police to file an action taken repo...
'Justice Clock' to be set up at Calcutta High Court
The electronic LED display board to be installed will also show the ranking of the high c...
Gigi Hadid, who has studied criminal psychology, emerges as potential juror for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial
The supermodel told the judge that she'd be able to 'keep an open mind on the facts'.
CBI set for major rejig, officers at same posts for long to be shifted
A CBI source said that the transfers are part of a "routine" exercise as laid down by the government. He said that no officer is being "targeted" in the transfer and its a complete "fair" exercise.
How IPC, CrPC changes will speed up India's criminal justice system
From diluting the right to file appeal and seek legal remedies in heinous crimes against women to making forensic evidence compulsory in cri...
JNU VC mastermind behind Jan 5 attack, criminal proceedings must be started: Congress fact-finding panel
The Congress had appointed a four-member fact-finding committee to carry out a detailed inquiry into the violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
Section 144 cannot be used to prevent exercise of democratic rights, says SC
Orders passed under the section have direct consequences on the fundamental rights of the public and such power, if used in a casual and cavalier manner, would result in severe illegality, the apex court said.
Johnson & Johnson faces criminal charges in faulty hip implants case
The complaint was filed nearly nine years ago, but the police had ignored it until last April, when it launched a probe following a series of reports about allegedly faulty J&J implants and based on the findings of a central government-constituted expert committee.
CID still part of Home Ministry: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij
He asserted that according to the Business of the Haryana Government (Allocation) Rules, 1974, the CID department was part of the Home department. "The Rule number 5 on the page number 30 [of the Business of the Haryana Government (Allocation) Rules] has clearly written that the CID is an integral part of the Home department," he said.
MHA expedites procedure to amend IPC, CrPC in a bid to curb henious crimes
The suggestions include diluting the right to file an appeal or seek legal remedies in henious crimes against women, and making forensic evidence compulsory in criminal cases where punishment is seven years or more, so that the amended law could be as strict as it "instill fear among criminals", an official said.
CII flags rising incidents of commercial disputes being treated as criminal complaints
Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week said the government is working to decriminalise some provisions of the Companies Act to make it easier to do business in the country.
IPC, CrPC in for change as Union home ministry tries to speed up justice
Union home ministry, in consultation with the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), is considering amendments to the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and Evidence Act, and these are among the proposals being looked into, officials in the know said.
We are not criminals, says Farooq Abdullah
Abdullah, under detention since August 5 and subsequently booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) on September 17, is at present at his residence in Gupkar which has been declared as a sub-jail..
Former Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar posted as principal secy in WB's IT Department
Rajeev Kumar, an IPS officer, was part of a Special Investigation Team set up by the state government to investigate the Saradha chit fund scam, before the Supreme Court handed over the case to the CBI in 2014, along with other chit-fund cases.
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