National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)

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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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TRANSFER OF CRIMINAL CASE: POWER OF THE HIGH COURT

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  The purpose of the criminal trial is to dispense fair and impartial justice uninfluenced by extraneous considerations. When it is shown that public confidence in the fairness of a trial would be seriously undermined, any party can seek the transfer of a criminal case within the State by the High Court under Section 407 Cr.P.C.and anywhere in the country under Section 406 Cr.PC by the Supreme Court of India. The apprehension of not getting a fair and impartial inquiry or tria...
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SUPPLYING A COPY OF FIR (FIRST INFORMATION REPORT) TO THE ACCUSED

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September 11, 2016 - UPDATE UPDATE: Supreme Court directed all States and Union Territories to upload the FIRs on their websites within 24 hours of registration at police stations. A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and C Nagappan, however, extended the time up to 72 hours for uploading of the FIRs for those states which are located in difficult terrains where internet connectivity is poor. The apex court exempted the state police authorities from uploading the FIRs on sensitive c...
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LEADING DEFENCE EVIDENCE AT THE STAGE OF FRAMING OF CHARGES

Defence evidence at the time of framing of charges
Whether the Court can look into the defence material or whether the record can be summoned at the instance of the defence at the stage of framing of charge? Singh Lawyers for the Complainant Facts: An FIR was registered on the statement made by the victim of a rape case. Police had filed the challan. During the trial an application was filed by the accused  seeking to summon the attendance register and the CCTV footage from State Bank of India, Bathinda at the stage of framing of charge in o...
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