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Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 promulgated: Govt.

Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 has come into force as the President of India has given his assent to the Government’s decision to promulgate the said Ordinance. Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 (“the Ordinance”) lays down the measures to empower … Continue reading

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Death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary manner: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the execution of death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary manner without following the due process of law. “Condemned prisoners also have a right to dignity and execution of death sentence … Continue reading

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No to politicians photo in government advertisements: SC

The Supreme Court of India laid down guidelines on content regulation of government advertising and restrained the Governments from using public funds on advertisements which are primarily intended to project individual functionaries of the Government or a political party. The … Continue reading

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Unexplained Delay ground for commutation of death sentence: SC

In a landmark ruling, a Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India held that “unexplained and inordinate” delays in the execution of the death penalty were grounds to change the sentences to life imprisonment. The Court said, “if there … Continue reading

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CIC order for production of classified documents between President & PM of India quashed: DHC

Delhi High Court quashed the order of the Central Information Commission (CIC) directing the production of the document/correspondences exchanged between the former President and Prime Minister of India respectively relating to Gujarat Riots (2002) to respondent under the Right to … Continue reading

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