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'Rape accused should not be discharged for absence of allegation at FIR stage': Delhi HC
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'Rape accused should not be discharged for absence of allegation at FIR stage': Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said an accused should not be discharged of the offence of rape merely because the victim had not levelled the allegation at the stage of the FIR

Noida: FIR against 5 hospital doctors over negligence leading to death of COVID-19 patient
India

Noida: FIR against 5 hospital doctors over negligence leading to death of COVID-19 patient

According to the FIR, the patient's family stated that he was not administered remdesivir injection in time at the hospital despite them purchasing it on the basis of doctor’s prescription. The patient was in his early 20s

Imran Khan's assassination bid: Police in Pakistan's Punjab province finally register FIR
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Imran Khan's assassination bid: Police in Pakistan's Punjab province finally register FIR

The move comes after the Supreme Court on Monday ordered the provincial government to file an FIR in the assassination bid on Khan within 24 hours

Dengue patient dies after allegedly being tranfused fruit juice instead of platelets, UP hospital sealed
India

Dengue patient dies after allegedly being tranfused fruit juice instead of platelets, UP hospital sealed

The patient, Pradeep Pandey was shifted to another hospital, where he died after his condition deteriorated, officials said. However, no FIR has been registered at the local police station

Karnataka: One more FIR lodged in Muruga Mutt sexual harassment case
India

Karnataka: One more FIR lodged in Muruga Mutt sexual harassment case

The FIR, containing names of Muruga Mutt seer Shivakumar Swamy and hostel warden Rashmi, was lodged on Thursday night on the basis of a complaint filed with the help of an Odanadi organisation

‘Democracy all about informing people’: Punjab Hry HC quashes FIR against Tajinder Bagga filed by AAP
India

‘Democracy all about informing people’: Punjab Hry HC quashes FIR against Tajinder Bagga filed by AAP

The Punjab Police had accused Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga of spreading misinformation and communal disharmony and publishing inflammatory statements against Delhi chief minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal

What are zero FIRs? Why are state police forces at odds over them?
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What are zero FIRs? Why are state police forces at odds over them?

In contrast to an FIR, which is filed based on jurisdiction, a 'zero FIR' can be filed at any police station. While FIRs have serial numbers, ‘zero FIRs’ are assigned the number ‘0’ and hence their moniker

Delhi High Court refuses to quash FIR against a man on molestation allegations
India

Delhi High Court refuses to quash FIR against a man on molestation allegations

The accused had to resign from his lucrative job in the United Nations following the complainant's letter to his organisation

Delhi High Court orders police to register FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case
India

Delhi High Court orders police to register FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case

A woman had alleged that Shahnawaz Hussain gave her intoxicants and raped her at a Chhatarpur farm house. She also said that he threatened to kill her

Mumbai cops lodge FIR against Sanjay Raut on complaint of woman witness in Patra chawl land 'scam'
India

Mumbai cops lodge FIR against Sanjay Raut on complaint of woman witness in Patra chawl land 'scam'

The witness, Swapna Patkar, on Sunday registered her statement with the police, an official said, adding that she was provided security as requested by her

NCPCR seeks FIR against Aaditya Thackeray for using children in 'Save Aarey' protest
India

NCPCR seeks FIR against Aaditya Thackeray for using children in 'Save Aarey' protest

NCPCR also shared a twitter link showing children holding placards as part of the protest

NSE co-location case: CBI registers fresh FIR over phone-tapping allegations
India

NSE co-location case: CBI registers fresh FIR over phone-tapping allegations

The fresh FIR mentioned the names of former NSE chief Chitra Ramakrishna, Ravi Narain and former Mumbai Commissioner Sanjay Pandey for allegedly tapping the phones of NSE officials and other irregularities

FIR in Chhattisgarh against BJP MPs for fake Rahul Gandhi video: Congress
India

FIR in Chhattisgarh against BJP MPs for fake Rahul Gandhi video: Congress

The FIR against the MPs and three others was registered in Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh

Maharashtra police arrests 23 people in 6 months for extorting money by misusing RTI Act
India

Maharashtra police arrests 23 people in 6 months for extorting money by misusing RTI Act

Special Inspector General of Police, Nanded range, Nisar Tamboli said that these people were filing RTI queries against government officials, as well as private persons at various places, including in the state secretariat ‘Mantralaya’ (in Mumbai), and demanding money from them

FIR against AAP MLA Atishi for holding campaigns in Rajinder Nagar during 'silence period' day before bypoll
India

FIR against AAP MLA Atishi for holding campaigns in Rajinder Nagar during 'silence period' day before bypoll

The complaint filed by Sanket Gupta said that AAP MLA Atishi held public meetings in the Rajinder Nagar constituency on 22 June at Sindhu Samaj temple, Old Rajinder Nagar, Delhi

Metropolitan court grants remand of activist Teesta Setalvad, former Gujarat DGP Sreekumar to crime branch till 2 July
India

Metropolitan court grants remand of activist Teesta Setalvad, former Gujarat DGP Sreekumar to crime branch till 2 July

An FIR was lodged against Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar and former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt for giving false testimonies in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots

Man claiming to be BJP youth leader taken into police custody for posing as OSD to Yogi Adityanath
India

Man claiming to be BJP youth leader taken into police custody for posing as OSD to Yogi Adityanath

An FIR against an unknown person for fraud and other sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was lodged at Kotwali police station

Delhi High Court dismisses plea for hate speech FIR against BJP leaders
India

Delhi High Court dismisses plea for hate speech FIR against BJP leaders

The order was pronounced by Justice Chandra Dhari Singh who had reserved the verdict on 25 March

Two FIRs lodged in Bareilly for posting objectionable messages on social media
India

Two FIRs lodged in Bareilly for posting objectionable messages on social media

Police asked the protesters to return to their homes after assuring them of action

Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on Monday on plea for hate speech FIR against BJP leaders
India

Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on Monday on plea for hate speech FIR against BJP leaders

Justice Chandra Dhari Singh had reserved the order on 25 March on the petition which claimed that an FIR should be lodged against the leaders