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Jun 25, 2017
Delhi High Court says inadequate jail terms a 'serious threat' to societyUndue sympathy towards convicts by awarding inadequate jail term "undermines public confidence in efficacy of law", the Delhi High Court has said.
Apr 23, 2017
Supreme Court says alimony must befit status of both parties, spouse's capacityThe amount of alimony awarded to a woman must be befitting the status of parties and capacity of the spouse to pay maintenance, the Supreme Court has said.
Apr 05, 2017
Jayalalithaa DA case: SC rejects Karnataka govt's review plea, says deceased CM no more a convictThe Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Karnataka’s plea to review the judgement against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and recovery of Rs100 crore fine in a disproportionate assets case.
Mar 03, 2017
Hasty trial court rulings spike up death penalty decisionsOn 27 May 2015, the Supreme Court of India in the case of Shabnam vs Union of India gave a ruling which would have far reaching consequences in so far as the procedural aspects of awarding the death penalty are concerned.
Sep 19, 2016
Supreme Court grants six months to conclude trial in 2002 Naroda Gam riotsThe Supreme Court on Monday granted six more months to a lower court in Gujarat to conclude trial in the 2002 Naroda Gam riots case, one of the nine post-Godhra riots matters probed by the apex court-appointed SIT pertaining to the killing of eleven members of a community.
Mar 22, 2016
Delhi court asks woman seeking alimony to find a job, stop being a financial burden to husbandA woman has been advised by a Delhi court to make sincere endeavour to find a job, saying she is well-qualified and cannot be allowed to sit idle at home to put financial burden on her estranged husband.
Jun 08, 2015
SC bench recuses from hearing Subramanian Swamy's plea in alleged hate speech caseA Supreme Court bench headed by Justice RK Agrawal on Monday recused itself from hearing the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy.
Apr 02, 2014
Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC upholds life sentence for 3 convictsNearly a year after reserving its verdict, the Delhi High Court has upheld the life sentences for the three men convicted of abducting and killing Nitish Katara in 2002.
Dec 30, 2012
Supreme Court norms on rape not strictly followed, say expertsSome Delhi-based prominent women lawyers said while the degree of sensitivity in dealing with rape cases varies in different trial courts in the capital, the scenario is precarious in small towns.