Death Sentence Can Be Imposed Only When Life Imprisonment Appears To Be An Altogether Inappropriate Punishment: Supreme Court

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“We are not convinced that the probability of reform of the accused/appellant is low, in the absence of prior offending history and keeping in mind his overall conduct. ” While commuting death sentence awarded to a man convicted for rape and murder of a five year old girl, the Supreme Court observed that death sentence… Read more »

Court declares Bengal Entry Tax Act unconstitutional

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In another setback to the Trinamool Congress government, the Calcutta High Court Monday struck down a law levying tax on entry of certain goods into the state, calling it unconstitutional. “Justice Indira Banerjee in an order today (Monday) struck down the legislation and described it as ultra vires the constitution. The court has given a… Read more »