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Tilak Marg

Can accused produce additional evidence during appeal against his conviction?

If an accused person has been convicted in a criminal case and he has filed appeal against his conviction in the appellant court, then will it be permissible for him to adduce additional evidence during the appeal stage, which can prove his innocence?
Corruption

What happens to pending corruption cases under Section 13(1)(d) of PC...

What happens to pending corruption cases under Section 13(1)(d) of PC Act after its repeal in 2018 Amendment? All existing proceedings under Section 13(1)(d), relating to acts committed prior to its repeal, shall continue to be valid as if this provision had not been repealed.

Corruption

Unwarranted changes in Prevention of Corruption Act that may weaken anti-corruption...

The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018, passed by the Parliament on 24 July 2018 is completely unwarranted and will drastically change or rather rewrite the law on corruption, and may have negative consequences.
Supreme Court

SC: Inquiry officer cannot be a presiding officer in a departmental...

The Supreme Court has held that an inquiry officer cannot be a presiding officer in a departmental inquiry and dismissed the order of the Disciplinary Authority of the CRPF.