A series of shocking judgments are proof that India still has a long way to go before it can be recognised as a gender sensitive State, or judiciary for that matter. Indian courts continue to use language and reasons in their orders that diminish the offence and trivialise the victim’s experience
Appearing before the bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and MM Sundresh the AG has submitted that "tremendous amount of work" has been done by the Ministry of Law and Justice to create awareness about fundamental duties, which is available on the website of Ministry of Justice.
The Allahabad High Court granted bail to a man booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS Act).
A single-judge bench of Justice Krishan Pahal passed this order while hearing a Criminal Misc Bail Application filed by Om Prakash Verma.
The Supreme Court has reiterated that common intention contemplated by Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code pre-supposes prior concert, it requires meeting of minds, and a pre-arranged plan before a man can be convicted for the criminal act of another while acquitting a man convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment under Section 302 read with 34 of the Indian Penal Code.
The Supreme Court has recently said that failure to pay rent may have civil consequences, but is not a penal offence under the Indian Penal Code, 1860, while quashing an FIR registered against a woman and others for allegedly not vacating a property in dispute.