Conviction can be based on voluntary extra-judicial confession: SC

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, while affirming the conviction of a bank’s peon accused of corruption, has observed that the courts must ensure  same inspires confidence and was corroborated by other prosecution evidence. “Extra-judicial confession is a weak piece of evidence and the court must ensure that the same inspires confidence and is corroborated by other prosecution evidence… Read more »

Attempt made to influence me: Justices Indira Banerjee

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NEW DELHI: Supreme Court judge Justice Indira Banerjee surprised everyone by saying that an attempt made  her to pressure and influence the hotel Royal Plaza case. This incident took place when a bench comprising justices Arun Mishra and Banerjee was hearing a matter on August 30 in court number 8 when the revelation was made. Justice Mishra has said that… Read more »

SC to witness all women bench, hold court on September 5

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India will witness an all-women bench comprising Justices R Banumathi and Indira Banerjee will hold court on September 5. History is said to repeat itself as the Supreme Court saw an all-women bench for the first time in 2013 when Justices Gyan Sudha Misra and Ranjana Prakash Desai sat together for… Read more »