Criminal law: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Ranbir Singh Committee formed for reforms in criminal law

On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry constituted a high level committee to introduce reforms in criminal laws. Highlights The Committee has several leading legal academicians and will gather opinions online, consult with experts ..

Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act

On September 16 2019, former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah was detained for 12 hours under the State’s Public safety act. The act was brought to prevent timber smuggling. This allows the state government to detain ..

Sudha Rani Relangi new prosecution director of Central Bureau of Investigation

Sudha Rani Relangi, who is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Law and Justice, has been appointed as new director of prosecution in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a period ..

Mandatory Voice Samples does not violate Privacy

In the case of Ritesh Sinha v/s state of Uttar Pradesh and others, the Supreme Court has ruled that compelling for a voice sample was not a violation of his fundamental right to privacy. Observations made ..

Peru’s Ex President kills himself

Peru’s former President Alan Garcia died on Wednesday in hospital. HE shot himself in the head at this home as police was about to arrest him in corruption case. The police were preparing an arrest ..