Criminal law Current Affairs, GK & News
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 and collate materials and submit a report to the Government of India. The consultation process is to begin on July ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
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 a person up to 2 years without any trial. It was brought by Sheik Abdullah (Farooq Abdullah’s father) in 1978. ..
Topics: All Parties Hurriyat Conference • Arrest • Crime • Criminal law • Detention • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir separatist movement • Kashmiri people • Law enforcement • Masarat Alam Bhat • PSA • Punishments
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 of two years. The post had been lying vacant since the last Director of Prosecution OP Verma completed his term ..
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 by the Supreme Court A judicial magistrate is empowered to order a person to give a sample of his voice ..
Topics: Canadian criminal law • Criminal law • Criminal procedure • Evidence law • Law • Law Commission on Voice Sampling • Privacy • Right against Self-Incrimination • Right to Privacy • Right to silence • Self-incrimination • Supreme Court Verdict on Voice Sampling • Voice Recognition
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 warrant that would have allowed to hold Mr Garcia for 10 days. The time period would have given time to ..