Prosecutors can even force victims to give evidence against their alleged abusers. Former director of public prosecutions Lord Ken Macdonald said there would be a ‘strong presumption’ that bringing domestic violence charges would be in the public interest. … [Read more...] about Caroline Flack case is tragic but as cold-hearted as it may sound it would have been wrong to stop her trial, says ex-prosecution chief NAZIR AFZAL
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The elevator pitch for A Case Of Distrust has got to be one of the most tantalising statements in the history of games. Set in San Francisco in 1924, this narrative mystery game is, and I quote, “a blend of the board game Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, the adventure games 80 Days and Phoenix Wright, the poster design of Saul Bass, and the hard-boiled novels of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler.” … [Read more...] about Have You Played… A Case Of Distrust?
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' plea seeking review of its 2019 judgement asking the BJP leader to face trial for allegedly failing to furnish details of pending criminal cases against him in his 2014 poll affidavit. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, representing Fadnavis, told a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra the issue will have very far reaching consequences for other candidates fighting elections and the top court needs to re-examine its October 1, 2019 decision. In its judgment last year, the apex court had set aside the Bombay High Court order which gave a clean chit to Fadnavis and held that he did not deserve to be tried for the alleged offence under the Representation of Peoples Act (RPA). "This will seal my fate. It is an important question as it affects Article 21. This is a matter which requires a re-look," Rohatgi told the bench, also comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha … [Read more...] about Affidavit case: SC reserves verdict on plea of Devendra Fadnavis to review order asking him to face trial
The LJP is coming out with a vision document for the first time. It will lay down the roadmap to improve the condition of Bihar. We will release it well in time for the elections. It has been a matter of concern for me that parties procrastinate and release their manifesto on the eve of elections without giving the voters enough time to study and understand what a certain party stands for. On April 14 we will release the document. … [Read more...] about Courts just don’t realise the significance of reservation to SC/ST communities: Chirag Paswan
The Centre’s decision to abruptly transfer the case to the NIA last month had come in the wake of reports that MVA government was mulling formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the investigation conducted by the Pune police into the Elgaar Parishad case. … [Read more...] about Elgaar Parishad case transferred to special NIA court in Mumbai