Criminal Procedure

Centre aims to make changes in Indian Penal, Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Act: Amit Shah

Shah also said that the government would make forensic probes compulsory for legal offences attracting punishment of over 6 years.

published on : 28th August 2022

Special CBI court rejects Anil Deshmukh's plea seeking default bail in corruption case 

The pleas also claimed the CBI had not submitted relevant documents along with the charge sheet and that those were submitted after the mandated time period.

published on : 11th July 2022

Stir sans permission over Agnipath, many detained

The police, however, said they had just made “adequate security arrangements” as the IYC had no permission to take out a protest march.

published on : 18th June 2022

21 booked in Kota for hurling casteist slurs during Dalit groom's pre-wedding procession

The incident took place on Friday night when the 'Bindori' (pre-wedding procession) of Sanjeev Meghwal was being taken out on a mare through the lanes in Goyanda village.

published on : 12th June 2022

Trial in absentia rules in CrPC need to change for better amendments of justice: Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta HC recommended that amendments be made to the CrPC for incorporating provisions for trial in absentia of an absconding accused for better administration of criminal justice.

published on : 6th May 2022

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

The Act, which replaces the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, was passed by Lok Sabha on April 4 and Rajya Sabha on April 6.

published on : 19th April 2022

BJD roars in Odisha, but keeps mum on BJP in Parliament

The BJD members also supported contentious bills like the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022 during discussion in the house. 

published on : 11th April 2022

Minefield of Indianising Education

Brihadaranyaka Upanishad has a quaint little story. When the gods, the demons and humans went to Prajapita, the creator, he only uttered one word ‘Da’.

published on : 10th April 2022

Process initiated to amend IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act: Government in Rajya Sabha

After extensive stakeholders consultation and research, a committee submitted its recommendations on February 27, 2022 on the three criminal laws --IPC, CrPC and the Indian Evidence Act.

published on : 7th April 2022

Upper House passes Criminal Procedure Bill amid opposition dissent

The home minister said the Bill is part of a larger environment to use modern technology to assist in investigations and there is no political intention behind it.

published on : 7th April 2022

Opposition says bill allowing police to collect biological samples unconstitutional, will fail judicial scrutiny

Former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram claimed that the worst sufferers of the Criminal Procedure Identification Bill will be the 'oppressed and the poor'.

published on : 7th April 2022

Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill: Home Minister Amit Shah promises exemptions for political detainees

While replying to a debate on the bill, Amit Shah underlined the legislation is aimed at improving the conviction rate.

published on : 6th April 2022

Parliament passes Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

The Rajya Sabha passed the bill by a voice vote after Home Minister Amit Shah allayed concerns raised by the opposition which claimed that the draft law was draconian.

published on : 6th April 2022

Lok Sabha passes Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

Home Minister Amit Shah said the bill has been brought in to ensure that police and investigators remain two steps ahead of criminals.

published on : 4th April 2022

Criminal procedure bill will ensure police remain two steps ahead of criminals: Home Minister Amit Shah

The database has been in use for two-and-a-half years to solve crimes, including automobile thefts, Amit Shah said.

published on : 4th April 2022

Government wants to strengthen internal security: Shah in Lok Sabha on biometric data bill

The bill seeks to provide legal sanction to the police to take physical and biological samples of convicts as well as persons accused of crimes.

published on : 4th April 2022

Not just State, victim too can file case under Code of Criminal Procedure, says Supreme Court

A three-judge Bench headed by Justice MB Lokur held that Section 372 of CrPC has to be given realistic, liberal and progressive interpretation to benefit the victim of an offence.

published on : 13th October 2018