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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5-- Delay - Condonation - Day to day delay not explained - Appeal against ex parte decree - Plea that defendant came to know about passing of the decree from plaintiff and said plea not controverted - When substantial justice and technical considerations are pitted against each other, cause of..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Disclosure statement - Murder case - I.O is not obliged to obtain signature of an accused in any statement attributed to him while preparing seizure memo for recovery of any article covered by S.27 of the Act - But if any signature has been obtained by him, there is nothing wrong or illegal about..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Appeal against conviction - Conviction upheld, as chain of circumstances proved against accused as follows: (i) no long gap between deceased last seen with accused by PWs who are inmates of his family; (ii) deposition of PWs about money lent to accused by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161-- Hostile witness - PWs turned hostile, however, their alleged statements made to police u/s 161 Cr.P.C. were not confronted to them and marked as exhibits - Even I.O has not spoken in his evidence anything about the alleged statements of hostile witnesses recorded u/s 161 Cr.P.C. - No reliance..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Motive - PW14, stated that grievance of accused was about deleting the name of his mother in the sale deed executed in favour of mother of accused and his four aunts - However, evidence on record shows that statement of PW14 regarding motive of crime is not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32-- Writ of Mandamus - Petition that State is under a constitutional obligation to endeavour to provide educational facilities which inculcate moral values in the course of primary and secondary education - Petition is illustrative of matters which lie beyond the province of judicial review -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Service-- Appointment - Verification of antecedents - In cases of suppression of information or submitting false information in the verification form about criminal prosecution/arrest/pendency of criminal case - Discretion is given to employer to terminate or to condone omission - Even in case of acquittal,..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20(b)(ii)(c)-- Recovery of 15 kg charas - Accused was apprehended while carrying a huge quantity of contraband - Though independent witnesses were not available but statement of official witnesses inspires confidence and is trustworthy - Minor contradictions about place from where accused was apprehended and..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death of a pregnant woman - Death by burning within 9 months of marriage - Complainant and PWs have spoken about demand and harassment of deceased - PWs have also spoken about the demands which could not be fulfilled - Deceased spoke to her parents and had been conveying as to what she was..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Conviction - Credibility of eye-witnesses - FIR disclosed wide variation in events - Statement made by two witnesses that they saw their brother being assaulted but they did not go near him for their own safety as accused were armed with lathis and jeli and went back home, remained silent..........

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