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Marriage not ‘good enough’ to quash rape FIR, says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court in a significant verdict that will have large implications on a large number of rape cases in India, said that marriage is not a “good enough” reason to quash an FIR for rape if both the offender and the victim decided to settle their dispute or got married.  The High Court ..

Rationalizing Modal Code of Conduct (MMC)

MMC are set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India for political parties and candidates to religiously abide by the set of rules provided in the form of blue print during elections mainly with respect to speeches, polling day, polling booths, portfolios, election manifestos, processions and general conduct. Election Commission is empowered to ..

Bomb threat in Germany: 6 cities evacuated

Police evacuated many building in 6 German cities following email threats to the officials. The officials in Chemnitz, Augsburg, Kaisersautern, Neunkirchen and Gottingen received bomb threats to their emails. The evacuation included a 21 storey building where more than 1000 work. The local town halls of all the cities were also evacuated. The police officials ..

Union Cabinet approves Amendment in POCSO Act of 2012

The Union Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act of 2012 to make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children. To discourage the trend of child sexual abuse by acting as a deterrent, Section-4, Section-5 and Section-6 are proposed to be amended to provide the ..

Section 144 of CrPC versus Curfew

When a group of people assembles with an intention of disturbing the public tranquility, such assembly is known as an unlawful assembly. Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code(CrPC) & Curfew provisions are used to prevent such assemblies. Section 144 of CrPC empowers the executive magistrate to prohibit the unlawful assembly of five or more people ..

MP assembly passes a Bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly has unanimously passed a Bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below on December 4, 2017. With this, Madhya Pradesh has become the India’s first State where those convicted of such rapes will face the gallows. The Capital punishment would be awarded to convicts under ..

Union Government reconstituted Multi-Agency Group (MAG) to probe into cases of Paradise Papers

The Union Government has reconstituted Multi-Agency Group (MAG) to probe into cases of Paradise Papers, which is also probing the Panama Papers leak. The reconstituted MAG headed by the Sushil Chandra, the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), will have representatives from ED, RBI and Financial Intelligence Unit. The Paradise Papers revealed that ..

Israel : Soldier ‘Gilad Shalit’ released in swap deal

The Israeli soldier ‘Gilad Shalit’ and hundreds of Palestinians were released in a Historic prisoner swap deal b/w the Isreal and Palestine. It activated festivities in both Israel and the Palestinian dominions. The swap deal demands the discharge of 477 Palestinian inmates now and an additional 550 over a 2-month period. Israeli military man Gilad ..