WITHOUT COMING BACK TO INDIA NRIs CAN GET QUASHING OF FIR and ORDER DECLARING PROCLAIMED OFFENDER (PO) WHICH WAS PASSED IN THEIR ABSENCE

The term “quash” has been defined in Black’s Law Dictionary as “to overthrow, to abate, to vacate or to annul”. In simple words, quashing of FIR means to cancel the FIR and quashing of criminal proceedings would mean ceasing the legal machinery which had been set into motion on the complaint of someone.  Quashing petition is filed under section 482 CrPC which provides as follows:  “Saving of inherent powers of High Court. Nothing in this Code shall be deemed to limit or affect t...
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ON BEING HELD AS CRYPTIC – NON SPEAKING ORDER PASSED BY APPELLATE AUTHORITY (UNDER PASSPORT ACT) BY HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AND ORDERED TO DECIDE THE APPEAL FOR RENEWAL OF PASSPORT IN FOUR WEEKS AFRESH, MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OPTED TO RE-ISSUE PASSPORT TO AUSTRIAN RESIDENT SATWINDER SINGH

CASE LAW  Satwinder Singh versus Union of India, CWP no. 12345 of 2018, order dated 14.01.2019 Mr. Navkiran Singh, Advocate for the petitioner Facts of the case: Satwinder Singh (petitioner) an Indian citizen who is permanently settled in Vienna (Austria) since 2003, during his stay at Vienna, Austria petitioner got charged and convicted for “Attempted Coercion”, due to which he had to remain behind the bars for 10 months, but since the petitioner was ultimately convicted for only a sentence...
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SEEKING ASYLUM ABROAD IS NOT A GROUND FOR REFUSAL OF PASSPORT UNDER SECTION 6 OF PASSPORT ACT: HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA

India was one of those 48 countries which voted in favour of the United Nations Declaration for Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted by the General Assembly as Resolution 217 on 10 December, 1948 and Article 14 of UDHR which provides that :- Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution. This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the pu...
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Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail

Bail (suspension of sentence)
  One of the ways by which husband and his relatives can protect themselves from false prosecution under sections 406 & 498A of IPC is by filing for a Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail, such that an advance notice can be given to the petitioners before the police takes any coercive action. However, this remedy is to be used sparingly and in extraordinary cases only. The Supreme Court has cautioned sessions and High Courts against giving blanket protection to the a...
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Suspension of Sentence in case covered by Daler Singh case

Bail (suspension of sentence)
In a recent judgment dated May 25, 2017 in a case filed by Singh Lawyers titled as BACHITER SINGH VS STATE OF HARYANA (CRM-3212-2017 IN CRA-S-5286-SB-2015). Applicant-appellant was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for ten years and to pay a fine of `1 lac for the offence punishable under Section 15 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. As per custody certificate, applicant/appellant has already undergone about 3 years 11 months and 2 days of imprisonme...
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Unidentified/ Murdered Dead Bodies Continue to Surface in Bhakra Canal – High Court Issues Notice on Contempt Plea

Dead Bodies in Bhakra Canal
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Extradition To India

Extradition
EXTRADITEE CANNOT BE PROSECUTED FOR ANY OFFENCE OTHER THAN THOSE FOR WHICH EXTRADITION HAS BEEN GRANTED The term “Extradition” implies that one nation giving over an individual to another nation for the purposes of criminal trial or punishment. Treaties between nations and groups of nations govern international extraditions. However, many times it has been seen that Police officials while violating human rights of the person seek police remand of the person who has been extradited in respect ...
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COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS

1984 sikh riots
COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS In many cases relating to Anti-Sikhs Riots of 1984, neither FIRs have been recorded nor is any evidence related to their death available as such getting compensation from state becomes extremely difficult for the victim's family. One such case come to the Singh Lawyers in which Mr. Navkiran Singh appeared for the Petitioner who is a widow whose husband was killed by the mob in Anti-Sikh Riots in the year 1984. Facts of t...
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Tamperable E.V.M. (Electronic Voting Machines) a Threat to Right to Vote and Free and Fair election

Tamperable E.V.M. (Electronic Voting Machines)
Free and Fair election  are  a  very  basic  for  the  survival  of  democracy. Exercising of right  to  vote  and  for  assuring  that the vote which  is  cast  is  accounted   in   favour  of   the  candidate  and  party  which  one  likes  is  the  very  essence   of  democracy. There  was  a  time  when  ballot  papers  were  printed  and  the  votes were  manually  cast  in  the  election, but  now  the  ballot  paper  has  been  replaced  by  electronic  voting  machines  and  everybod...
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