High Court of Calcutta Reduces Punishment of Accused in Case of Abetment of Suicide on Grounds of Good Behavior and Mental Agony Suffered Due...
In this case, a woman got justice after 26 years of her death. The people responsible for her suicide and for torturing her for dowry were punished appropriately. The justice was delayed but it occurred.
‘Reasonable Delay Clause’ in the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act Should Mean a Reasonable Time: Patna High Court
The High Court of Patna ordered the authority to make timely decisions and if not, the Court would have the right to release the confiscated property without any further proceeding.
All 13 Convicts in Senari Massacre (1999) Acquitted by High Court of Patna Owing to Lack of Evidence
In continuation to the Laxmanpur bathe massacre, there were mass killings in Senari but in the case, all the accused were set free due to lack of clear evidence against them.
Authority Cannot Recover Any Excess Amount for Overstayed Period by Grade-III and Grade-IV Employees: Gauhati High Court
The Court did not interfere in the decision of superannuation by the company authority but ordered that the excess amount paid cannot be recovered.
Gauhati HC: No Discrimination Done By Power Company‘s Authority in Appointment Process
Petitioner claimed that the selection committee of APDCL was biased but the court held the judgement in the favour of APDCL and gave them clean chit.
Tripura High Court: Offence Under N.I Act Not to Be Simply Equated With IPC
The High Court in the case Sri Kanu Chandra Das Vs. Sri Joydeb Dey upheld the decision of lower courts, and held the accused accountable for civil wrong and not criminally after considering the facts of the case.
POCSO Act Does Not Take Away Governor’s and President’s Constitutional Power of Pardon and Remission: Tripura High Court
An accused of raping a girl child aged three and half years was sentenced to jail for rigorous imprisonment of twenty years and a fine of rupees five thousand. Facts of the case The victim along with her mother went to...
If Grievous Hurt Is Caused Then the Offence of Wrongful Restraint Also Committed Is Not Necessary: Tripura High Court
Case: Ratan Sarkar Versus The State of Tripura Excerpt The High Court of Tripura after thoroughly going through the evidence and witnesses upheld the decision of the Sessions Judge and held the Accused guilty of assault and grievous hurt. Facts This Appeal was...
Court Should Not Interfere If the Arbitration Is Done After Considering All Facts: Calcutta High Court
Case- Madan Kumar Saha Vs. Indian Oil Corporation Limited Excerpt In an appeal filed under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 the High Court of Calcutta upheld the decision by the Arbitrator. The decision by the Arbitrator was, although not binding, the...
Jharkhand High Court Liberates a Woman Being Subjected to Cruelty
Excerpt The High Court of Jharkhand sustained the decision of Sessions Court and held the Accused guilty after closely examining the Evidence under section 498a and 306 of IPC and exempted him under Dowry Prohibition Act. Facts of the case This Appeal...
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