Some issues regarding relevance of State Sentence Review Board in its present form have been raised. State Sentence Review Board guidelines need to be revisited in view of emerging case law and concern of rights of victims.
An overt act is not always an inflexible requirement of rule of law to establish culpability of a member of an unlawful assembly. The crucial question is whether the assembly entertained a common unlawful object and whether the accused was one of the members of such an assembly by intentionally joining it or by continuing in it being aware of the facts which rendered the assembly unlawful.
Supreme Court has modified the order mandating playing of National Anthem in cinema halls by observing that if a physically challenged person goes to the Cinema hall to watch a film, he need not stand up.