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Unless there has been some violation of the principle of justice or some disregard of legal principles criminal appeal should not be entertained

Kapildeo Singh vs The King –

First criminal appeal before the Supreme Court

The essential question in a case under s. 147 is whether there was an unlawful assembly as defined in s. 2,521 more words



Each society, to work in an orderly and peaceful fashion, requires the adherence to certain social rules of conduct. Any deviant is deemed as an anti-social element and is punished appropriately to force him to adhere to the code of conduct. 324 more words


Relevance of Indian Penal Code

Indian Penal Code, 1860 is one of the 3 pillars of criminal law which forms the base of criminal justice system in India. The other two pillars are Indian Evidence Act, 1872 and Code of Criminal Procedures, 1973. 1,018 more words


Misconception on Imprisonment for Life in India

The term Imprisonment for life defined in Indian Penal Code,1872 is often wrongly understood by the society regarding the term of sentence which terminates after the completion of 14 years of imprisonment. 50 more words

Criminal Law

Being A Man in India

While we all talk about the troubles women still face in India, we kind of a turn blind eyes to the other half of the coin, the MEN. 1,075 more words


The saga of two sections

In a recent case against cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Supreme Court of India intervened to spare him from facing a criminal trial for ‘allegedly insulting the Hindu religion’ by being displayed as one of the deity on the cover page of a business magazine. 373 more words


No specific provision of law would run counter to the Scheme of the Code

 Supreme Court of India

JUDGMENT DATE: 25.08.2004

Case No. : Appeal (Crl.)  91 of 2002

Adalat Prasad                                               …. PETITIONER


Rooplal  Jindal & Ors.                                 ….. RESPONDENT… 1,928 more words