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Compact Disc can be accepted as evidence: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that a compact disc can be exhibited as piece of evidence and the parties will have to prove or disprove such evidence in judicial proceedings. Treating a compact disc as a ‘document’ under the … Continue reading

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Extension of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project: Govt

Government of India has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for a major revamp of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project and has decided to implement Integrated Criminal Justice System … 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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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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Courts can’t order investigation against public servant without valid sanction order: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the courts cannot order investigation against a public servant on a private complaint without a valid sanction order from the competent authority. The Court said “Once it is noticed that there was no … Continue reading

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Supreme Court clarifies principles regarding multiple variable dying declarations

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified the principles that should guide the court as to which of the dying declaration should be taken into consideration in a case of multiple variable dying declarations. The Court said … Continue reading

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