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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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Certain facts to be explained by accused: SC

The Supreme Court of India reiterated that there are certain facts that can be known only to the accused and burden is on the accused to explain those facts even though it is well settled that the burden of proving … Continue reading

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Offence under Companies Act permissible to be compounded by Company Law Board: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that an offence committed by an accused under the Companies Act (“Act”), not being an offence punishable with imprisonment only or imprisonment and also with fine, is permissible to be compounded by the Company … Continue reading

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