The concept of bail germinates from the presumption of innocence until proven guilty which is golden thread running throughout the criminal justice system. According to Black’s Law Dictionary, Bail is defined as “Procuring the release of a person from legal … Continue reading Default Bail: Practice and Procedure
Introduction This article deals with the law of preventive detention in India. Preventive detention authorises any police officer to arrest or detain any person who is suspected to be committing a crime in the future in order to prevent him … Continue reading Rowlatt Act in disguise: The Preventive Detention laws in India
Introduction It was in the 1979 case of Ram Lal Narang v Om Prakash Narang that an important aspect of the criminal procedure code relating to the permissibility of second FIR came into light. The case involved an incident wherein … Continue reading Second FIR- An Open Question of Law
Introduction Under Section 375 IPC[i], Rape has been defined as certain sexual acts when committed on a female, under any of the circumstances mentioned under Section 375 IPC. If you read the section it will be very clear that there … Continue reading Drawing the line between Active and Deliberate Consent and No Consent in cases of Sexual Intercourse on Promise of Marriage
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a health and economic crisis worldwide. Since it was discovered in Hubei, China in late 2019, it has spread rapidly across the globe, bringing with it numerous challenges. Businesses have shut down due to lockdown … Continue reading Murders During Pandemic – Have the Numbers Decreased?
Central Jails in Delhi witnessed the deaths of 32 inmates in 2020 as per the data received by LiveLaw through applications filed under the Right To Information Act. This figure reflects the data from 14 out of 16 central jails … Continue reading Custodial Deaths In Delhi Prisons: High Rate of Suicide, Inquests Delayed Due To Lockdown