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Mar 14, 2019
Rafale hearing: In Supreme Court, Centre claims State privilege over deal documents, says no one can produce them without permissionKK Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, referred to section 123 of the Evidence Act and provisions of RTI Act to buttress his claim in the hearing of review petitions in the Rafale deal. He also said that the security of the State "supersedes everything", and that defence acquisitions were related to national security.
Apr 22, 2018
Global rights groups Amnesty International, CRY term ordinance on death penalty for child rapists a 'knee-jerk' reactionGlobal rights groups, the Amnesty International and the CRY have termed the Union Cabinet's decision to introduce death penalty for rape of children below the age of 12 years a "knee-jerk reaction"
Jun 06, 2017
Narada sting case: Calcutta High Court orders CBI to record editor Mathew Samuel's statementThe Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked the CBI to record the statement of Narada News portal's editor Mathew Samuel, who carried out a sting operation that showed people resembling senior Trinamool Congress leaders allegedly receiving money.
Nov 20, 2016
Presumption in dowry death to be backed by cruelty proof: Supreme CourtThe presumption of culpability against an accused in a dowry death case under the Evidence Act would be "activated" only when there is a proof that a deceased woman had been subjected to cruelty for demand of dowry, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Nov 28, 2013
What makes the judgement in the Aarushi-Hemraj case so controversialWhile the judgement’s silence on the irreversible damage caused to the case and those involved by unprofessional investigating agencies and an irresponsible media is striking, its findings are what make it controversial.