Delay in trial can’t be ground for bail : Madras High Court

Holding that mere delay in conducting trial in cases under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act doesn’t take away the bar on granting bail to suspects, the Madras HC dismissed a bail application moved by an accused arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with a murder case. A division bench of Justice R Subbiah & Justice R Pongiappan, rejecting the submissions of […]

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Centre and TN govt oppose Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini’s plea.

The Centre has reaffirmed in the Madras High Court its stand that the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts cannot be set free without its consent and said the Tamil Nadu cabinet recommendation for their premature release would have ‘zero’ effect. The oral submission was made on Thursday by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) G Rajagopalan before […]

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