Supreme Court Order : Bail Cannot Be Made Conditional Upon Heavy Deposits Beyond The Financial Capacity Of Applicant

Holding that bail cannot be made conditional upon heavy deposit beyond the financial capacity of the applicant, the Supreme Court has modified an order passed by the Madras High Court. The applicant was one M D Dhanapal, who was the Chief Priest of a temple in Thiruchirappalli district in Tamil Nadu, where seven pilgrims had […]

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High Court takes suo motu cognisance of gang rape, pulls up police

Taking suo motu cognizance of the gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus, the Delhi high court pulled up the city police asking how the offence remained undetected. “This incident is of great concern for all the citizens of the capital city as it relates to the safety particularly of women and girl […]

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