In response to a recent petition before the Delhi High Court, the Central Government through the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Crime Records Bureau
Section 110 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) empowers the police, with the sanction of the Executive Magistrate, to initiate preventive action against hardened and habitual offenders
Recently, a petition filed before the Supreme Court sought directions to ensure prevention of suicide attempts in zoos. The petitioner citing instances of persons
In a judgment widely covered in the media, the Supreme Court in Rajesh v. State of Haryana, reversed a conviction after the accused had already spent over 12 years in custody. Justice delayed is justice denied aside
The Supreme Court in 1975 had observed that ‘sentencing involves an element of guessing.’ More than 40 years later, this statement still rings true as there are no
The genuineness of statements made to police officers has long been doubted given the historic distrust of the persuasive powers of the police.
The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (“PMLA”) seeks to punish money-laundering and to provide for confiscation of property derived from or involved in the offence.
A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India has, in the recent judgment of Sushila Aggarwal & Ors. v. State of NCT & Anr set at rest a conflict
The question of culture has regularly been a matter of legal concern. Both culture and law being ubiquitous entities get normalized as a part of our everyday lives.
In response to a recent petition before the Delhi High Court, the Central Government through the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has submitted that it intends to include ‘transgender’ as a category in the gender classification of prisoners.