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State v. Manoj Kumar and Ors.: Beating Wife to Death Amounts to Rarest of Rare Cases

By Anurag Gupta, Associate In State v. Manoj Kumar and Ors., Session Case No. 195/2011, a trial court in Delhi sent a 39 year old man to jail for the rest of his life for beating his wife to death … Continue reading

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Trial Court in Delhi holds that a Husband is under a Moral and Social Obligation to look after his Wife: State v. Madan Lal

By Anurag Gupta, Associate In State v. Madan Lal, SC NO. 80/11, Judgment dated September 29, 2012, a 26-year-old man, who had tried to kill his wife by firing at her, has been sentenced to seven years in jail by … Continue reading

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State of U.P. v. Munesh: Supreme Court Directs Courts in India not to Acquit Rapists on Technical Grounds

By Anurag Gupta, Associate In State of Uttar Pradesh v. Munesh [Criminal Appeal No. 180 of 2007], an appeal by the Uttar Pradesh Government challenging an Allahabad High Court decision to acquit a person who was awarded death penalty by … Continue reading

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