At first glance, the Bills have simply juggled British-era provisions and changed the nomenclature. But will the flaws in the system be addressed and procedures improved for quick punishment of the accused?
Madhya Pradesh High Court allowed the petition to quash FIR registered at Police Station – Station Road, Ratlam for offences under Section 224, 120-B, 212 and 216 of the IPC and consequential proceedings including Criminal Case pending before the Court of Judicial Magistrate First Class, Ratlam.
Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition filed by Bhagwan Shrikrishna Virajman and 3 others directed to decide the applications pending before the Civil Judge Senior Division Mathura regarding the Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, Shahi Eidgah and Jahanara's Mosque dispute within three months.
Supreme Court pronounced its judgment in a appeal filed against conviction for cruelty against woman and dowry death by husband, his brother and mother. However, the Court has acquitted convict's mother and brother giving benefit of doubt in the absence of any direct proof.
A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a Jail Appeal filed by Chatthoo Chero held that the discovery of a weapon on the disclosure of the accused is not sufficient to prove the crime.