Provision of Appeal under Criminal Procedure Code

Introduction The term “appeal” has not been defined in the code. According to the dictionary meaning, an appeal is a complaint or grievance to a superior court for reconsideration or review of a decision, verdict or sentence of a lower court.[1] It has been said that every human being is fallible and a judge is not an exception….…...

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Plea Bargaining: Concept, Features, Object and Analysis

Introduction In India, Plea Bargaining has certainly changed the face of the Indian Criminal Justice System. It is applicable in respect of those offences for which punishment is up to a period of 7 years. Moreover, it does not apply to cases where the offence committed is a Socio-Economic offence or where the offence is committed against a……...

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Honour Killing: The Cruelty of Society and Casteism

Honour Killing, a practice where an individual is killed by the family members or any other relative as a reason for getting them married in another caste or religion. It is a very common practice in Indian society. Although it is not backed by law yet, it is prevalent in current Indian society. It is considered a sin… Read More »

CCI’s Panel Discussion on Development of Competition Law in India (6th Oct, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi) : Registration Open

Faculty of Law, SGT University Gurgaon in association with Legal Bites is jointly organizing a Panel discussion on Development of Competition Law in India at the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. About CCI – Competition Commission of India Competition is the best means of ensuring that the ‘Common Man’ or ‘Aam Aadmi’ has access to the broadest range… Read More »

Seminar on Implications of Science and Technology on Law and Society, Panjab University [Oct 27, Ludhiana]: Registration Open

This Panjab University Seminar on Implications of Science and Technology on Law and Society is expected to come up with a set of recommendations that can be used as a reference for policy makers. The policy document, in the form of book (with ISBN number), would be published documenting the suggestions and recommended measures to positively use and legally… Read More »

Best Memorial: 5th IMS National Moot Court Competition, 2017

5th National Moot Court Competition, 2017- IMS Unison University IMS Unison University’s jubilant 5th National Moot Court Competition came to a close in the Valedictory ceremony embellished by Chief Guest Mr. Mahesh Chandra Kaushiwa, (HJS) Additional Secretary, Law  &  Justice cum Additional  Legal  Remberance, Law Adviser , Government of Uttarakhand. The exultant Finals were followed by the Valedictory… Read More »

Procedures Followed by Magistrates in Court

Procedure to be followed by magistrates when a complaint is filed before them The procedure to be followed and the powers conferred to the magistrate are given in the criminal procedure code, 1973 and also some in Indian Penal Code, 1860. The primary and main objective of these proceedings to be conducted is to ensure that the trail……...

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Essar Steel Case: The Unfurling of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Backdrop of Essar Fiasco The Ruias led Essar Group stepped into business with its first project being the construction of an outer breakwater in Chennai port. The jubilant opportunity of constructing the ONGC Bombay High pipeline marked their diversification into shipping and contract drilling business. This phase marked setting up of their ventures in steel. In mid-90’s Essar… Read More »