Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: acquittal

‘False evidence, tainted cops’: Why 15 HC verdicts freed 30 death row convicts last year

6 different HCs pulled up investigators for ‘manufactured’ FIRs & coached witnesses, prosecutor for hiding evidence, and lower court for using 'vaishi darinda' in judgment.

Ghaziabad milkman, charged for adulteration in 1979, gets acquitted 40 years later

The Supreme Court set aside a June 1987 verdict of the magistrate court holding Ghaziabad resident Vijendra guilty that sentenced him to 6 months in jail term and fined him Rs 1,000.

Zee News footage that got Kathua suspect acquitted will now drive J&K govt’s appeal

Vishal Jangotra, the son of the Kathua gang rape and murder 'mastermind', was acquitted Monday on the basis of Zee News footage.

Unusual sweat on Kathua accused Sanji Ram’s face gave it away, says lead investigator

The lead investigator in the Kathua case RK Jalla regretted the acquittal of a juvenile on benefit of doubt.

‘Who will compensate the Talwars for the loss of 4 years in jail’

Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief of ThePrint talks about the acquittal of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar after being 4 years in jail, in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.