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Tag: Code of Criminal Procedure

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  • Consent not necessary

    Consent not necessary

    There have been amendments in the Act to make it stronger and give teeth to it. There is also a provision in the Act for prosecuting offenders in the court of criminal jurisdiction.

    May 23, 2019
  • DNA and the Indian system

    DNA and the Indian system

    The admissibility of DNA evidence in courts remains a grey area, writes Ashok Bhan.

    June 7, 2018
  • Justice denied to undertrials

    Justice denied to undertrials

    “Right to speedy trial is a part of the fundamental right and an undertrial cannot be kept in jail for long”, ruled the Supreme Court (SC) recently while directing trial courts to decide bail applications within a week of their filing. A bench headed by Justice AK Goel also fixed a two-week time-frame for all …

    April 19, 2017