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Orissa HC Sets Aside 34 Year Old Conviction of Persons Under IPC

Orissa HC sets aside 34-year-old judgment convicting two persons under Sec. 304 Part II & Sec. 324 of Indian Penal Code. The names of the accused were Nityananda Behera and Madhab Behera. Facts of the Case  In this case, the decision...

Constitutional Invalidity In Citizenship Act Granted by the High Court of South Africa

South African citizenship legislation has generally provided three pathways by which citizenship can be acquired, i.e. birth, descent, and naturalization. Citizenship by birth has been determined by where an individual is born. Citizenship by descent is acquired from a...

Orissa High Court: Subordinate Judges to Ensure Presence of Victim at Bail Hearings in POCSO Cases

The Orissa High Court directed all Subordinate Courts to ensure the presence of the informant/victim during the hearing of bail petitions of persons accused in POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) cases. Facts of the Case The present case...

Orissa High Court Dismisses Mohammad Arif’s Bail Petition Under PMLA

Orissa High Court rejects the bail petition filed on behalf of Mohammad Arif under PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act). Facts of the Case The petitioner, Mohammad Arif, was an Addn. Director of the company Fine Indisales Private Limited (FIPL). Niranjan...

Jharkhand High Court Rejects Bail Application Under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Jharkhand High Court rejected a bail application filed by the petitioner Sudesh Kadia. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) charged the petitioner under Sec. 120-B (Punishment of criminal conspiracy) of the IPC, read with Sec. 17 (Punishment for raising funds...

Writ Petition Dismissed by Orissa High Court In Matter of Sub-Station Construction

The writ petition has been filed by the Advocate Sri S  Mandal on behalf of villagers challenging the order dated 20.03.2020 passed by the respondent i.e Collector, Dhenkanal. Facts of The Case  The Advocate Sri S Mandal has filed this writ...

Orissa High Court Grants Bail to Complete Father’s Last Rites Ceremony 

Rakesh Kumar Barada made an application for interim bail on the ground of his father's death. Facts of the Case The petitioner filed an application for bail. His father had passed away on 12.06.2020 and he is his father's only son....

Orissa High Court Sets Date to Assess Pending Cases In Administrative Tribunal

The Orissa HC has set July 16, 2020 as the date to take stock of the status of pending cases. This applies to cases pending before the Odisha Administrative Tribunal (OAT) after its abolition. Facts Of The Case  The Court fixed...

Orissa High Court Further Extends All Interim Orders till 15th July

Due to the lockdown and rising COVID-19 cases, Orissa High Court has not been functioning. The previous order had extended all interim orders till the date of 18.06.2020. As a result of the new order, the Court further extended...

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Andhra Pradesh High Court: CRP Disposed; Parties Need to be Present Either Physically or Virtually

  The Single-Judge Bench of Andhra Pradesh High Court comprising of Hon'ble Smt. Justice Kongara Vijaya Lakshmi decided the case of Andhavarapu Swetha @ Tankala...

JOB POST: Legal Consultant [Research Associate] at International Justice Mission, Delhi: Apply Now!

About the Opportunity IJM, India is looking to hire for the role of Legal Consultant to conduct legal research in alignment with the program goals. About...

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JOB POST: Litigation Associate at Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project [CPA Project], Bhopal: Apply by Nov 15

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