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Former Punjab CM Harcharan Brar’s daughter drags Centre to court for not being allowed to import dog The court was told that the policy does not properly define a “pet dog” and “commercial dog” and hence be declared as “void and unconstitutional” PUNJAB Updated: Jun 03, 2017 07:36 IST-Surender Sharma -Hindustan Times, Chandigarh (Representative Image) The […]

When a Ram Rahim ‘Premi’ Woke Up to Find His Testicles Missing

When a Ram Rahim ‘Premi’ Woke Up to Find His Testicles Missing

Hansraj came to my office in 2012 and after discussing his case I decided to provide Pro Bono services for his case in the Punjab & Haryana High Court. Although we were successful in getting a CBI inquiry marked by the Punjab & Haryana High Court in December 2014, the CBI has of late dragging […]

Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail

Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail

  One of the ways by which husband and his relatives can protect themselves from false prosecution under sections 406 & 498A of IPC is by filing for a Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail, such that an advance notice can be given to the petitioners before the police takes any coercive action. However, […]

Even After Conviction You Can Be Acquitted On The Basis Of A Compromise

Even After Conviction You Can Be Acquitted On The Basis Of A Compromise

  To compound means “to settle a matter by a money payment, in lieu of other liability.” In criminal law, the power to compound the offence is at the discretion of the victim. The perpetrator cannot demand for compounding of the offence. Section 320 of Cr. P.C. provides a list of offences which are compoundable […]