The law is an example of what effect dragnet laws can cause. It resulted in courts reeling with bail cases and yet, legisprudence and demosprudence seem indifferent to how the laws they make will work in life.
Supreme Court bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M.M. Sundresh, while stating that the petition was nothing but a publicity stunt, held that a chosen government was in place to do the needful in this matter.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday held Rajiv Dahiya, MD of Rajasthan-based NGO Suraz India Trust, guilty of contempt of Court for not complying with its earlier order of depositing exemplary cost of Rs 25 lakh for casting "imaginary and scandalous accusations" on the judiciary.
The Supreme Court on Monday imposed a cost of Rs 25000 on the state of Himachal Pradesh for filing an appeal after a delay of 650 days against the acquittal of a man convicted and sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in a POCSO case.