Role of Judiciary in Rape cases

By Bhavana Sharma, Department of Laws, H.P.U., Shimla Editor's Note:Rape is one of the most heinous crimes and is often described as the “beginning of a nightmare” for the victim. In this paper, efforts have been made to identify how judiciary being the third pillar of the Constitution has played … [Read more...]

Scientific Evidence in Criminal Trials- Narcoanalysis

By Yamini Rajora, National Law University Jodhpur Editor's Note: Till recently, the courts had to rely on non-scientific evidences only because of the non-availability of proper technology. Scientific evidences are crucial to the fact finder in order to arrive at the logical consequence in … [Read more...]

Victimology and Emerging Trends of Compensation

By Gurratan Wander, RGNUL and Harsimrat Kaur, Army Institute of Law, Mohali "Editor's Note: More often than not, most discourses pertaining to criminal law, or the commission of mass crimes involve the element of criminology, and the principles of criminal law, including basic concepts such as … [Read more...]

Directorate of Enforcement v. Deepak Mahajan: Case Analysis

By Udisha Ghosh, Symbiosis Law School, Pune "Editor's Note: The present analysis deals with a case that attempts to resolve issues such as if Section 167 of the Criminal Procedure Code is applicable with regard to the production and detention of a person arrested under the provisions of Section 35 … [Read more...]

Quashing of Proceedings and Direction to register F.I.R. – Shakuntala Devi v. State of U.P.

By Anonymous   Editor's Note: This is a report on one of the most important cases in recent criminal jurisprudence. Shakuntala Devi's case led to a number of guidelines regarding registration of FIR, which, as a matter of legal right, was not implemented in certainty for the common man's … [Read more...]

Anticipatory Bail in India : A Critical Analysis

 Akshay Maheshwari                                                                           Anjali Bhatt[1]                                            UPES, College of Legal Studies “Editor’s Note: The paper deals with a basic introduction to Anticipatory Bail as contained in the various … [Read more...]

Case Analysis Of AV Mohan Rao v Kishan Rao

By Ananya Khanna, Symbiosis Law School "EDITOR'S NOTE:- Section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code pertains to the inherent powers of the High Court and can only be deployed in the rarest of the rare cases where it is imperative for the High Court to intervene to secure the ends of … [Read more...]

In Re Ramlila Maidan Incident: Case Analysis

By Mounica Kasturi, Symbiosis Law School, Pune "Editor's Note: Fundamental Rights are the most integral part of any democratic Constitution. These rights have been enshrined in Part III of the Indian Constitution. Along with rights bestowed, citizens are expected to conform to certain duties, known … [Read more...]