Habeas Corpus

Informing Delhi cops necessary before summoning city residents: Bench

The high court on Tuesday observed that police from other states cannot pick up Delhi residents without informing the Delhi Police.

published on : 26th January 2022

Madras HC slaps petitioner with Rs 1.5 lakhs cost for wanting to declare Covid restrictions unconstitutional

The Judges opined that the petitioner is a busybody and approached the Court only for the sake of publicity and also warned him that he cannot waste the Court time by filing such frivolous petitions.

published on : 7th December 2021

Lawyer seems to have been "abducted" by police, Jharkhand HC

A habeas corpus petition filed by additional public prosecutor Rajneesh Vardhan's wife, Sweta Priyadarshini alleged that police entered their house on Nov 7 and forcefully took her husband away.

published on : 9th November 2021

Daughter of CPM local leader moves Kerala HC to get back her child

In the habeas corpus petition, Anupama sought the High Court to issue a directive to the police to produce before the court the child, whose whereabouts are not known to her for the last 12 months.

published on : 1st November 2021

Confinement by family over love, relationship: Here's how to face it legally

When reasoning doesn't work, some families switch to detaining youth at homes and cutting off their communication with the outer world. This can be avoided without bringing legal wrath on parents.

published on : 15th October 2021