Mere recovery of tainted currency not sufficient for conviction under prevention of Corruption Act when substantive evidence not reliable: Bombay HC

In a significant development, we have seen how the Bombay High Court in a remarkable, robust, rational and recent judgment titled The State of Maharashtra v Ajay Ratansingh Parmar in Criminal Appeal... Read more »

Leave to criminal appeal not automatic, can only be granted after application of mind: Kerala HC

Without mincing any words and without leaving any scope for doubt, the Kerala High Court in a recent, robust, refreshing and rational judgment titled State of Kerala v. Ratheesh & Anr. in... Read more »

Jharkhand High Court allows compounding of offences at appellate stage and sets aside judgment of conviction

In a very significant development, we saw how the Jharkhand High Court just recently on February 4, 2022 in a learned, laudable, landmark and latest judgment titled Ganesh Choudhary & Anr. v.... Read more »

Delhi HC reiterates necessary factors to be considered before making a person vicariously liable for offences by company under S. 138 NI Act

In a latest, learned, laudable and landmark judgment titled Gopala Krishna Mootha vs The State Govt of NCT of Delhi & Anr in CRL.M.C. 2082/2021 & CRL.M.A. 14016/2021 delivered as recently as... Read more »

Ensure That All Police Stations Have Lawyers’ Panel To Aid Sexual Assault Victims: Gujarat HC Directs DGP

In a recent, remarkable, refreshing, rational and robust judgment titled J v. State of Gujarat (name concealed intentionally) in R/Special Criminal Application No. 632 of 2022 delivered as recently as on February... Read more »

S.195 CrPC: No FIR can be registered for forgery/conspiracy committed before court on the basis of private complaint, says Chhattisgarh High Court

In a notable judgment titled Nand Kumar Verma v. State of Chhattisgarh & Anr. in CRMP No. 424 of 2018 and 2022 LiveLaw (Chh) 13 that was delivered finally on February 15,... Read more »

Dying Declaration Recorded By Police Officer Is Admissible: Allahabad HC

It must be stated right at the outset that the Allahabad High Court as recently as on January 6, 2022 in a recent, remarkable, robust and rational judgment titled Prem Nath Yadava... Read more »

Encroachment on public land cannot be retained citing right to shelter: Gujarat High Court

While dismissing a PIL that was seeking to restrain the Railway authority from evicting slum dwellers until rehabilitation, the Gujarat High Court in an extremely commendable, courageous, cogent, composed and convincing judgment... Read more »

Tolerance should be shown towards other religious practices; this country takes pride in unity in diversity: Madras HC

At a time when hate speeches are becoming very common in our country and intolerance has been peaking high, it would be instructive to take a serious note of what the Madras... Read more »

MP HC rejects application for compounding of offences under Sections 307, 498A IPC based on compromise between parties

While sending a firm, full and final rebuff to an application for compounding of offences, the single Judge Gwalior Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court in a learned, laudable, landmark and latest... Read more »