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Central Victim Compensation Fund established: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to set up a Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) with the following key objectives:- (i) To support and supplement the existing Victim Compensation Schemes notified by States/UT Administrations. (ii) To reduce disparity in … Continue reading

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Guidelines for allowing visitors inside jails: Govt.

The Government of India issued guidelines for all the States to be followed scrupulously while allowing entry into the prison to any individual/ press/ NGOs or company, whether Indian or foreigner for the purposes of making documentaries, writing articles, interviewing … Continue reading

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Civil courts not amenable to writ jurisdiction u/A 226: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that the judicial orders of the civil courts are not amenable to a writ of certiorari under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution. “Control of working of subordinate courts in dealing with their … Continue reading

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‘Soon before her death’ not synonymous with ‘immediately before’: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that the expression “soon before her death” as used under Section 304B of Indian Penal Code is a relative expression and is not synonymous with “immediately before”. Section 304B of … Continue reading

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