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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32, 21, 161, 72-- Mercy petition - Rejection of - Petition u/Art.32 challenging rejection on ground that delay in disposal is violative of Art.21 - Held, petition maintainable. ( Para 9)..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 72, 161-- Grant of pardon - Power of President/Governor - Exercise of - President/Governor may examine evidence afresh - This exercise of power is clearly independent of judiciary - Executive is not sitting as a Court of appeal rather power of President/Governor to grant remission of sentence is an act of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32, 21, 161, 72-- Power to grant pardon, commute sentence etc. - Held, subject to limited judicial review to ensure that constitutional authorities consider all relevant materials before arriving at a conclusion...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 53, 302, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32, 72, 161-- Death sentence - Undue delay in execution - Commutation of - Held, if there is undue, unexplained and inordinate delay in execution due to pendency of mercy petitions or executive as well as constitutional authorities have failed to take note of/consider relevant aspects, Supreme Court is well..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32, 21, 72, 161, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 53, 302-- Death sentence - Delay in execution - Held, it is violative of Art.21 - Contention that matter must be referred back to executive and a decision must not be taken in judicial side liable to be rejected since it is not a question of judicial review but of protection of fundamental rights and Court..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32, 21, 72, 161-- Death sentence - Delay in disposal of mercy petition - Held, insanity is one of the supervening circumstances that warrants for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32, 21, 14, 72, 161-- Death convicts - Interest of - Held, guidelines framed for safeguarding interest of death row convicts...........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366- - Kidnapping of 15 years old girl - Victim girl knew the appellant but she did not name the appellant in her statement u/s 161 Cr.P.C. and there is also no explanation as to how and whey she did not name the appellant as the person who had put the handkerchief on her mouth - Involvement of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161-- Statement u/s 161 Cr.P.C. - Evidentiary value - Statement of any witness recorded by police officer during course of investigation is not a substantive piece of evidence and same can be used only for limited purpose of contradicting prosecution - No sanctimony has been attached to statement of a..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161-- Delayed examination of witnesses - PW2 reported the case on 31.1.2007 who stated that he reported the case as per information given to him by PWs 1 and 3 - Statement of PW1 recorded on 12.2.2007 and statement of PW3 recorded on 6.2.2007 - Held, the delayed examination of two witnesses creates a..........

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