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Government Approves Ordinance for Capital Punishment to Child Rapists(21.04.2018)

In wake of recent horrific incidents of child rapes in different parts of country, the Central Government has approved an Ordinance for providing stri.....

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Judgments

Passengers cannot be examined every case; non-examination of passengers will not affect disciplinary proceedings(06.01.2017)

Petitioner is aggrieved by the judgment of Industrial Court, by which, his Complaint has been dismissed and punishment of reduction of pay by three st.....

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Delhi HC: Air Pollution is Capital Punishment for Delhiites(14.11.2016)

Delhi High Court, while calling air pollution “capital punishment killing Delhiites for no fault”, has said that 20 million people were losing 60 mill.....

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Bombay HC: No Illegal Punishment Under the Garb of Lockdown(11.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has contended that certain police personnel are guilty of gross violation of human rights as they subjected lockdown violators inclu.....

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Delhi HC Grants Bail to Law Student in Rash Driving Case(09.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the object of bail is to secure the attendance of the accused at the trial and is not to be withheld as a punishmen.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Death Row Convict’s Response(26.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought reply of two death row convicts in 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case, whose case file has been sent by Trial Court in New Del.....

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SC: Punishment of Dismissal from Service is Not Disproportionate to 'Corrupt' Employee(11.09.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of a Central Industrial Security Force officer dismissed from service for indulging in corruption, observing th.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Station House Officer to Clean Road Outside Station as Punishment(24.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the station house officer of the Station Bazar Police Station, Kalaburagi, to clean the road in front of his police .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Punishment for Failure to Record Complaint



SC: Murder Convict Cannot be Sentenced to Punishment Less Than Life Imprisonment(05.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that there can’t be any punishment less than imprisonment for life, if an accused is convicted for murder offence under Section.....

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Court is not a Court of appeal to go into question of imposition of punishment(01.08.2018)

Present Original Application (OA) has been filed by the Applicant claiming to quash and set aside the show cause notice, order of punishment of censur.....

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General Manager being an authority higher to Disciplinary Authority can exercise power of Disciplinary Authority to impose penalty(08.01.2020)

Canara Bank and its functionaries have filed present appeals challenging the judgment of the Division Bench of the High Court, whereby the order of pu.....

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Bombay HC: Rape Convict's Advanced Age & Regular Attendance No Reason for Lesser Sentence(22.08.2022)

Bombay High Court while enhancing the prison sentence of a man who raped his deaf and mute sister-in-law in 2005, has held that a rape convict's advan.....

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CRIMINAL - Delhi HC Refuses to Spare 2G Accused of Punishment of Nurturing Trees(07.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has declined request of Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa and others to spare them the task of nurturing trees, which they wer.....

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SERVICE - Transfer is Not Punishment, but Incidental to Service: Madras HC(21.02.2019)

Madras High Court has taken note that courts cannot intervene with administrative transfers particularly in uniformed services and said that transfers.....

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Supreme Court Compares 'Triple Talaq' to 'Death Penalty', Says 'Abhorrent But Still Allowed'(15.05.2017)

Supreme Court has compared controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam to capital punishment, saying triple talaq was like death penalty, 'abho.....

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Supreme Court: Capital Punishment Breaches Reformative Theory of Punishment(10.04.2017)

Supreme Court, while commuting capital punishment awarded to a murder convict to life term, has noted that death penalty “somehow breaches reformative.....

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SC: Punishment by Disciplinary Authority Can be Interfered With Only if Grossly Disproportionate(20.01.2023)

Supreme Court has held that power of judicial review can be exercised by the Court against punishment imposed by disciplinary authority, only if it is.....

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Where delinquent chooses not to participate in proceedings in spite of opportunity being granted, he is estopped from raising the plea of non-compliance of the principles of natural justice(21.08.2020)

The Petitioner has assailed the order whereby the District & Sessions Judge, has dismissed the Petitioner from service with effect from 1st June, 2002.....

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If the disciplinary authority accepts the findings recorded by the Enquiry Officer and passes an order, no detailed reasons are required to be recorded in the order imposing punishment(08.02.2021)

Issue in present case is relating to confirmation of the order of compulsory retirement in disciplinary proceedings initiated against the Appellant. L.....

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Scope of judicial review cannot be extended to the examination of correctness or reasonableness of a decision of authority(18.02.2022)

The instant appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the Division Bench of the High Court affirming the order of the learned Single Judge pur.....

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SC: Detailed Reasons Not Required in Order Imposing Punishment on Findings of Enquiry Officer(09.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that detailed reasons are not required to be recorded by the Disciplinary Authority in an order imposing punishment by acce.....

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SC: Poverty of Accused is Not a Mitigating Factor While Awarding Punishment Under NDPS Act(07.04.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that merely because the accused is a poor man and/or a carrier and/or is a sole bread earner cannot be such mitigating circ.....

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SC: Const. Courts Can Impose Life Sentence for Fixed Term Without Remission(30.03.2023)

Supreme Court has held that even in case where capital punishment is not imposed, Constitutional Courts can impose fixed term sentence by directing th.....

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Supreme Court: No Essential Requirement of Informing Proposed Punishment to Delinquent Civil Servant(18.07.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that there is no necessary requirement of communicating the proposed punishment to a delinquent civil servant in view of the 4.....

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Ker. HC: Preventive Detention Orders Not to be Issued as Punishment(08.08.2023)

Kerala High Court has observed that preventive detention law cannot be used as a punitive measure or as a substitute of criminal trial, and can be inv.....

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All. HC: Gravity of Misconduct and Past Conduct Relevant to be Considered by Disciplinary Authority(25.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that gravity of misconduct, past conduct, nature of duties, position in organisation, previous penalty, if any and requi.....

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Non-disclosure of material information itself could be a ground for cancellation of employment(05.04.2022)

The challenge is to the judgment and order in Writ Appeal, whereby the Division Bench of the High Court, in partial disapproval of the order passed by.....

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Punishment to the employee at fault should be proportionate for the fault committed by him(08.01.2024)

In the facts of the present case, Petitioner was the Gram Sevak. Since he was unauthorizedly absent, the charge sheet was served upon him. The Petitio.....

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JH HC: Maintenance Obligation Should not Make Husband Feel Like a Punishment(18.10.2023)

Jharkhand High Court has held that although it is moral duty of the husband to pay maintenance to her wife so that she may also reside in the same sta.....

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Madras High Court Sets Aside Capital Punishment of Rape & Murder Accused(29.11.2021)

Madras High Court has reiterated the settled law on circumstantial evidence and the nature of inferences drawn therefrom for convicting an accused in .....

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SC: Maximum Punishment for Money Laundering Does Not Dilute Gravity of Offence(17.02.2022)

Supreme Court has remarked that the fact that the Prevention of Money Laundering Act,. 2002 contemplates a maximum punishment of 7 years imprisonment .....

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Mad. HC: Child Needs Safe & Caring Environment While Growing up, Corporal Punishment Not a Solution(27.04.2024)

Madras High Court while hearing a plea for implementation of Guidelines for Elimination of Corporal Punishment in Schools, has observed that a child i.....

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SC: Article 20 Doesn’t Restrain Court from Imposing Lesser Punishment According to New Enforced Law(11.03.2024)

Supreme Court has held imposition of lesser punishment by courts, according to a new law that was enforced after the date of committing an offence, ca.....

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CIC to School Boards: Record Corporal Punishment Data, Take Action(27.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has said that all school education boards must take note of cases of corporal punishment in their schools, form a.....

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Inquiring officer and disciplinary authority are different; proceedings must be held in two separate stages(07.02.2017)

Since, 19 April 1988, Petitioner had been working as a bus driver with Respondent. On 10 May 1996, State Transport bus driven by Petitioner collided .....

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High Court, in exercise of its powers under Article 226/227 of the Constitution of India, shall not venture into re-appreciation of the evidence(25.11.2022)

The Applicant challenging the order of punishment reducing her pay by one stage from Rs. 28,700 to Rs. 27,900 for a period of two months with immediat.....

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MP HC Upholds Punishment of Compulsory Retirement of Court Staff Taking Bribe(30.03.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has upheld its verdict of not interfering with the order of the Disciplinary Authority, and has directed compulsory retireme.....

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Court can interfere with departmental authority’s decision, if inquiry is not conducted in a fair manner by following rules of natural justice(24.03.2017)

Ratio: Inquiry has to be conducted in a fair manner by following rules of natural justice

Instant writ petition has been preferred.....

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