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FIRs’ to be uploaded within 24 hrs after registration: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that First Information Report (“FIR”) shall be uploaded on the police websites or on a State’s official website (if there is no police website) within twenty-four (24) hours of being registered so that the … Continue reading

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Amendment in Negotiable Instrument Act: Govt

The President of India has promulgated the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 (No.6 of 2015) on 15th June, 2015. The Ordinance provides for determination of territorial jurisdiction of courts for trying cases relating to offence of dishonour of cheques under … Continue reading

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Involuntary presence rules out resident status: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that the assesse is to be considered as non-resident Indian for the purposes of the Income Tax Act for the period for which he was in India ‘involuntarily’ on account of his passport having … Continue reading

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Legislators urged to relook Sec 304A IPC punishment: SC

Concerned over nonchalant attitude of the drivers, the Supreme Court of India urged legislators to consider enhancing the sentence for causing death due to rash and negligent driving. “The lawmakers should scrutinize, re-look and re-visit the sentencing policy in Section … Continue reading

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Procedure to be followed in investigating police encounters: SC

In an attempt to streamline the procedure to be followed in investigating police encounters, the Supreme Court of India has issued the below comprehensive requirements to be followed in cases of death as standard procedure. The Court said “…it would … Continue reading

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Erring officials must face departmental action: SC

The Supreme Court of India lately directed the Home Department of every State Government to formulate a procedure for taking action against all erring investigating/prosecuting officials/officers in a criminal case. The Court said, “All such erring officials/officers identified, as responsible … Continue reading

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Approval of Central Govt not necessary in Court ‘monitored’ cases: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that approval of the Central Government is not necessary in cases which are directed by this Court to be registered and the inquiry/investigation thereon is actually being monitored by this … Continue reading

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