ALERT FOR NRI ‘s : INDIAN PASSPORT CAN BE IMPOUNDED BY PASSPORT AUTHORITIES AS PER SECTION 10(3)(h) OF PASSPORTS ACT

Right to Passport
IN A MATRIMONIAL DISPUTES OR OTHERWISE YOUR INDIAN PASSPORT CAN BE IMPOUNDED BY PASSPORT AUTHORITIES AS PER SECTION 10(3)(h) OF PASSPORTS ACT IF YOU HAVE BEEN DECLARED A PROCLAIMED OFFENDER (P.O) IN A PENDING CASE Nowadays many cases are being seen in which Passport Authorities have started impounding the passports in case a person has been declared Proclaimed offender by any Court of law in any case. However, such impounding cannot be ordered without giving such a person an opportunity of fa...
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Unidentified/ Murdered Dead Bodies Continue to Surface in Bhakra Canal – High Court Issues Notice on Contempt Plea

Dead Bodies in Bhakra Canal
Read full article here http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/courts/no-cctvs-along-bhakra-main-line-hc-issues-notice-on-contempt-plea/397176.html
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Extradition To India

Extradition
EXTRADITEE CANNOT BE PROSECUTED FOR ANY OFFENCE OTHER THAN THOSE FOR WHICH EXTRADITION HAS BEEN GRANTED The term “Extradition” implies that one nation giving over an individual to another nation for the purposes of criminal trial or punishment. Treaties between nations and groups of nations govern international extraditions. However, many times it has been seen that Police officials while violating human rights of the person seek police remand of the person who has been extradited in respect ...
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COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS

1984 sikh riots
COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS In many cases relating to Anti-Sikhs Riots of 1984, neither FIRs have been recorded nor is any evidence related to their death available as such getting compensation from state becomes extremely difficult for the victim's family. One such case come to the Singh Lawyers in which Mr. Navkiran Singh appeared for the Petitioner who is a widow whose husband was killed by the mob in Anti-Sikh Riots in the year 1984. Facts of t...
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Stay of Conviction

Stay of Conviction
STAY/ SUSPENSION OF CONVICTION The High Court under Section 389(1) has the power to order that the execution of the sentence or order appealed against be suspended pending the appeal. In certain situations, the order of conviction can be executable, in the sense, it may incur a disqualification to the Accused. Such a disqualification can sometimes cause severe and irrevocable damage to the Accused. There are chances that the Accused could be thrown out of his/her job during the pendency of ...
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Right to Passport Extends to Under Trials Also

Right to Passport
RIGHT TO HAVE PASSPORT EXTENDS TO UNDERTRIALS ALSO During pendency of a criminal case the accused is presumed to be innocent until he is convicted, however passport authorities seldom share such liberal views and often continue to deny the right of citizens to obtain a passport during the undertrial period. The Constitution guarantees every Citizen the fundamental right to have a passport and the legislation has carefully drafted provisions of the Passport Act enumerating the limited pro...
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Tamperable E.V.M. (Electronic Voting Machines) a Threat to Right to Vote and Free and Fair election

Tamperable E.V.M. (Electronic Voting Machines)
Free and Fair election  are  a  very  basic  for  the  survival  of  democracy. Exercising of right  to  vote  and  for  assuring  that the vote which  is  cast  is  accounted   in   favour  of   the  candidate  and  party  which  one  likes  is  the  very  essence   of  democracy. There  was  a  time  when  ballot  papers  were  printed  and  the  votes were  manually  cast  in  the  election, but  now  the  ballot  paper  has  been  replaced  by  electronic  voting  machines  and  everybod...
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National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)

CBI
High Court of Punjab and Haryana issues notice to CBI for slow investigation into misappropriation of funds against officials of the Mohali based National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), including its director Dr K K Bhutani
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HOW THE HUSBAND AND HIS RELATIVES CAN PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM FALSE PROSECUTION UNDER SECTIONS 406 & 498A OF IPC

In the recent years, criminal laws of the land have undergone radical changes to provide protection to women, more teeth have been provided to existing laws (such as Dowry Prohibition Act, 498A, 406 IPC, etc.) but unfortunately the remedy is becoming worse than the ailment as it is being misused by some unscrupulous wives to wreak havoc on husband and his family. It has been seen that there is a growing tendency to come out with inflated and exaggerated allegations, roping in each and every ...
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LFHRI RELEASES SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT REGARDING THE TORTURE OF JASPREET SINGH @ JASSA AND THREE OTHER YOUTH BY CIA STAFF HOSHIARPUR, PUNJAB, INDIA

Torture
  In continuance to our report dated 21st Aug, the team of Lawyers of "Lawyers For Human Rights International" visited Hoshiarpur jail on 29th Aug 2016 and held a detailed interview with all the 4 tortured inmates. Since on our earlier visit to jail on 21st Aug all the Injured inmates were highly traumatised and our immediate concern was to get them proper medical care, so we had to visit again to get more additional details in supplement to our earlier report, which are as under :- ...
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