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SC’s rancour over police’s disregard for individual liberty(03.06.2016)

Two women were awarded Rs. 5 lakhs each as compensation for humiliating and insensitive behaviour by the police. The Supreme Court admonished the Cybe.....

Tags : abuse of power, police, cyber cell, liberty, dignity

CCI dismisses complaint against Arasu Cable TV Corporation(29.09.2015)

A complaint that Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation, wholly owned by the State, abused its vertical integration in the fixation of carriage fee and.....

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Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed penalty on Google for "Search Bias"(08.02.2018)

Competition Commission of India fines Google for abusing dominant position amounting to Rs. 136-crore for "search bias". CCI’s order came in wake of i.....

Tags : Dominant position, Abuse, Penalty

CCI clears Jaypee Group of abuse amidst heavy dissent(26.10.2015)

The Competition Commission of India in a majority ruling dismissed complaints against Jaypee Group’s alleged abuse of its dominant position. It determ.....

Tags : Property, jaypee, dominant, residential, abuse, position

Hurling abuse causes more than normal marital ‘wear and tear’(22.03.2016)

Calling of names and hurling abuse at spouse’s weight, being likely to lower self respect and self esteem, can amount to mental cruelty. In the instan.....

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Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016(30.05.2016)

The Ministry of Women and Child Development released the draftNotifications & Circulars

WhatsApp warned for abuse of their platform(03.07.2018)

Instances of lynching of innocent people have been noticed recently because of large number of irresponsible and explosive messages filled with rumour.....

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Competition Commission of India (CCI) issues order against South Asia LPG Company Pvt. Ltd. (SALPG) for abuse of dominant position for terminalling services at Visakhapatnam Port(11.07.2018)

The case primarily concerned access to upstream LPG terminalling infrastructure at Vishakhapatnam Port, which comprises several components viz. unload.....

Tags : Order, Issuance, Abuse, Dominant position

Rs. 1 lakh imposed as costs for duplicitous proceedings(09.03.2016)

The Supreme Court burdened a Petitioner with costs of Rs. 1,00,000 for abusing the process of the court. The Petitioner had filed a petition before th.....

Tags : abuse of process, article 226

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) holds consultation on Preventive Strategy on Child Sexual Abuse(26.04.2018)

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) held a Consultation on development of Preventive Strategy on Child Sexual Abuse today. .....

Tags : Child abuse, Consultation, Prevention


Karnataka HC: Filing Multiple Cases Without Justification is Aggravated Form of Abuse of Process(19.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a batch of petitions filed by one Jeetendra Kumar Rajan, observing that filing of case after case absolutely without.....

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Telangana HC Issues Guidelines to Prevent Drug Abuse in Educational Institutions(31.03.2020)

Telangana High Court has held that educational institutions should continuously work towards providing resources and support to students in order to c.....

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P&H HC: If Second FIR Registered Regarding Incident on Which Prior FIR Exists, Abuse of Process(24.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if a second FIR is registered regarding an incident on which a prior FIR already exists, it amounts to abu.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Abuse of Law Process, Filing of Multiple FIRs

NHRC Issues Show Cause Notice to Commissioner of Delhi Police Against Illegal Arrest(07.01.2022)

National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi, as to why compensation of Rs. 1,00,000/- should not be give.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Commissioner of Delhi Police, Abuse of Power

CCI Directs Investigation Against Google For abusing Its dominant position(10.01.2022)

Competition Commission of India has directed investigation against Alphabet Inc., Google LLC, Google India Private Limited and Google Ireland Limited .....

Tags : Competition Commission Of India, Abuse of Dominant Position, Google

Bombay HC Raps Advocates for Attempt to ‘Settle’ Sexual Abuse Cases(29.08.2016)

Bombay HC has rapped advocate seeking settlement in sexual abuse case and said that offences against women do not deserve to be compromised even befor.....

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Supreme Court Expresses Concern Over Sexual Abuse of Children in Shelters(16.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over sexual abuse of children living in shelter homes across the country and asked the centre what action was bein.....

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Allahabad HC Disposes of Contempt Case Against Lawyer for Abusing Lady Judge in Open Court(04.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has disposed of a contempt case against a lawyer who abused a lady judge in the open court after he tendered an unconditional & u.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Abuse of Lady Judge, Unconditional Apology

MP HC: Tehsildar Who Allegedly Misused Post Not Entitled for Protection(14.03.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that a Tehsildar, alleged to have misused her position by extending undue benefit to her husband as well as her ser.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Tehsildar, Abuse of Post

SC Upholds Bombay HC Order Imposing Cost of Rs. 5 Lakh Imposed on Litigant(28.06.2022)

Supreme Court while upholding Bombay High Court's order of imposition of Rs. 5 lakhs cost on a lady aged 78, has held that the order was justified in .....

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Supreme Court Demands Steps Taken to Curb Substance Abuse Among Children(10.07.2018)

Supreme Court has demanded to know the progress made on the formulation of National policy on Drug Demand reduction to check substance abuse among chi.....

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Kerala High Court Directs Government To File Report In Bishop Abuse Case(11.09.2018)

Kerala HC has directed state to file an affidavit detailing the steps taken on the complaint of a nun alleging that a bishop sexually abused her for t.....

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Bal Niketan Sexual Abuse Case: P&H High Court Upholds Conviction of Former Supervisor(31.10.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the conviction of former supervisor of Bal Niketan, Manish Arora, who had been accused of molesting inmates b.....

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P&H HC: Successive Anticipatory Bail Applications Without Substantive Change is 'Abuse of Process'(13.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that filing of successive applications for anticipatory bail by a person apprehending arrest, without substanti.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Anticipatory Bail, Abuse of Process

Madras HC to State: Report Action Taken Against Abuse of Power Among Higher Police Officials(15.06.2022)

Madras High Court has held that indiscipline amongst higher officials of the police department causes disaster consequences. The court directed the Go.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Abuse of Power, Police Officials

J&K&L HC: If Allegations in FIR Are Not Substantiated, Continuance of Investigation is Abuse of Law(20.05.2022)

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while quashing an FIR against a SHO has observed that if allegations made in the FIR are not substantiated by th.....

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Corruption, FIR, Abuse of process of law

Calcutta High Court Issues Directions to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in Schools(19.11.2018)

Calcutta High Court has directed authorities to appoint counsellors in about one lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to protect students from.....

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Ker. HC to Govt.: Stipulate Prevention-Oriented Curriculum on Sexual Abuse(29.08.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Government and the CBSE to issue necessary orders making it mandatory for every school in the state under the.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Sexual Abuse, Curriculum

SC Asks Centre to Put in Place National Action Plan to Combat Drug Abuse Amongst Children(14.12.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to formulate a National Action Plan to combat drug abuse amongst children.

Tags : Supreme Court, National Action Plan, drug abuse, children

Kerala HC: Non-Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse is Bailable Offence Under POCSO Act(25.11.2022)

Kerala High Court while observing that if statute does not declare a particular offence as bailable or non-bailable, reference has to be made to sched.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Non-Reporting, Child Sexual Abuse

Delhi HC: Matrimonial Discord Between Parents No Ground to Quash FIR under POCSO(23.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while dealing with case where minor son was sexually abused by father, has held that it will be highly unfair to deny the child victi.....

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Cal. HC: Seeking Enhanced Maintenance After Blocking Husband's Pension is Abuse of Law(31.01.2023)

Calcutta High Court has observed that case where a wife blocks a substantial source of income of husband and then claims an enhancement of maintenance.....

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Gauhati HC to State: File Status Reports on Child Sexual Abuse Cases Before HC's JJC Every 6 Months(28.12.2022)

Gauhati High Court while issuing directions for proper enquiry in cases relating to sexual abuse of children has directed State and Assam State Commis.....

Tags : Gauhati High Court, Child Sexual Abuse, Status Report, Juvenile Justice Committee

P&H HC Issues Directions to Curb Drug Abuse in State(25.01.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a slew of directions to tackle the menace of drug abuse in State, which include steps such as awareness drive.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea for CBI Probe Into Allegations of Sexual Abuse Against Clergy(30.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL for a thorough investigation by CBI or an SIT into all allegations of sexual abuse made against the clergy.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Allegations of Sexual Abuse Against Clergy

SC Quashed Complaint Alleging Offence Under SC/ST Act(09.01.2023)

Supreme Court while quashing a complaint alleging complaint under Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, has observ.....

Tags : Supreme Court, SC/ST Act, Private Dispute, Abuse of Law

Ker. HC Directs State To Provide Security, Education To Two Assam Girls who was Sexually Exploited(20.10.2022)

Kerala High Court has ordered the State government to ensure the safety and education of two minor girls from Assam who had migrated to the State with.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, sexual abuse, State government

Ker. HC Pulls State for Non-Inclusion of Prevention-Oriented Programme on Sexual Abuse in Curriculum(24.02.2023)

Kerala High Court has pulled State for not taking measures to include prevention-oriented programmes on sexual abuse as part of school curriculum. The.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Prevention-Oriented Programme, Sexual Abuse

Delhi HC Allows Extradition of German National Accused of Sexual Abuse(02.03.2023)

Delhi High Court has upheld the order of Trial Court allowing the extradition of a German national, who is accused of sexually abusing children.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Extradition, Sexual Abuse

Tripura HC Issues Notice Seeking Criminal Action Against DM for Abuse of Authority(05.05.2021)

Tripura High Court has issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation seeking criminal action against the District Magistrate for misusing and abusing .....

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Delhi High Court Terms Child Sexual Abuse an 'Epidemic'(05.10.2015)

Delhi HC while refusing dismissal of FIR lodged against accused alleged for sexually abusing a child, has termed child sexual abuse as an "epidemic" a.....

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NCLAT Upholds Imposition of Rs. 1337.76 Crores Penalty on Google by CCI(30.03.2023)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has dismissed Google’s appeal against CCI order (MANU/CO/0089/2022) which imposed a penalty of Rs. 1337.76 Cro.....

Tags : National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Google, CCI, Dominant Position, Abuse

SC Grants 60 Day Deadline to Centre to Set Up Courts in Every District for Child Abuse Cases(26.07.2019)

Supreme Court has ordered the Central Government to set up in 60 days exclusive courts in every district of the country to deal with cases related to .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice over Plea Seeking Status Report on Child Abuse Cases(20.01.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Delhi Government and Police Commissioner on plea filed by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's Bachpan Bachao Andolan se.....

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When Dispute is of Civil Nature, Giving It a Criminal Colour is Abuse of Process of Law: Bombay HC(18.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that when dispute is of civil nature, giving the proceedings a criminal colour is abuse of the process of law.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Abuse of Process

Kerala High Court Grants Pre-Arrest Bail to Man for Alleged Abuse of Minor Grandson(23.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has granted pre-arrest bail to a man who allegedly abused his minor grandson on the ground that he was not in charge or control of t.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Alleged Abuse of Minor Grandson

SC Seeks to Know of Steps Taken by Centre to Check Drug Abuse(20.09.2017)

Supreme Court has sought to know from the Centre details of steps it has taken to create awareness about ill-effects of drugs and check its supply.

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Madras HC Directs State to Install Complaint Boxes in Schools for Sexual Abuse Complaints(21.07.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State government to install complaint boxes in every school to encourage students to shun hesitation and complain f.....

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Madras High Court: Absence of Injury No Ground to Say there was No Sex Abuse(21.10.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that mere absence of injury on the body of a sexually abused minor cannot be a ground to say there has been no offence com.....

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Ker. HC: Abusing Over Phone Doesn’t Constitute Offence u/s 294(b) of IPC(16.10.2023)

Kerala High Court while relying on the dictum laid down in James Jose v. State of Kerala (MANU/KE/2645/2019) has held that even if the person uses abu.....

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Delhi HC: Centre Must Continue its Efforts to Combat Substance Abuse(21.07.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that Union Government must continue its efforts and remain steadfast in the endeavour to combat substance abuse, as it requi.....

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Bombay HC: Mere Allegation That Accused Abused Complainant Not Offence u/s 504 IPC(21.10.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that a mere allegation that the accused abused the complainant does not itself satisfy the ingredients of offence under sec.....

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MP HC: In Absence of Allegations of Annoyance and Obscene Words, Section 294 IPC Won’t be Attracted(26.09.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that he absence of allegations of annoyance and alleged stated words to be obscene words cannot attract the charge .....

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Bombay High Court: Minor Girls Have Right to Deny Sexual Abuse(26.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that even a minor girl has the right to live with dignity and has the right to make a choice, which includes denying se.....

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Madras High Court Directs Police to Set Up Special Cells to Check Social Media Abuse(03.02.2020)

Madras High Court has directed the Director-General of Police to constitute dedicated cells in every police station in the State to track unscrupulous.....

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JKL HC: Detaining Govt. Critics Amounts to Abuse of Preventive Detention Law(20.11.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that tendency on the part of the detaining authority to detain the critics of the policies or commiss.....

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