Issues relating to Multiple FIRs/Chargesheets, Joinder of Charges/Accused and Splitting of Trials

This column is based on talk delivered by Bharat at the National Police Academy to a batch of 132 IPS officers/probationers, currently on training, with the very able assistance of … Continue reading Issues relating to Multiple FIRs/Chargesheets, Joinder of Charges/Accused and Splitting of Trials

Law 101 # A Primer On Electronic Evidence

Before making an attempt to understand how electronic evidence is treated in a court of law, it is essential to understand what is meant by the terms “electronic evidence” and … Continue reading Law 101 # A Primer On Electronic Evidence

In conversation with Kaustubh (Law, Logic and Life Podcast) on Judiciary, Litigation, Practice of White Collar Crime and being a tech-law enthusiast

Bharat on life of a young judge, coming back to litigation, white collar crime and tech-law.

Issues relating to Electronic Evidence – Admissibility, Section 65B certificate and other frequently asked questions.

Issues relating to Electronic Evidence What is an Electronic Record ? Types of Electronic Records. Is an Electronic Record a ‘document’ ? Is a ’Hard Drive’ a document ? Admissibility … Continue reading Issues relating to Electronic Evidence – Admissibility, Section 65B certificate and other frequently asked questions.

What are Summons, Warrants and Proclamation ?

Summons, Warrants and Proclamation are the measures by which court seeks to ensure appearance of parties/accused/witnesses before itself, ranging from commutative to compulsive. A Summon is an order to appear … Continue reading What are Summons, Warrants and Proclamation ?

Harsher Law for juvenile ? Do we need to revise 18 as age of juvenility ?

What is the age of discretion for the purposes of fixing criminal liability ? At what age is a person presumed to understand the moral quality or nature of his … Continue reading Harsher Law for juvenile ? Do we need to revise 18 as age of juvenility ?

Supreme Court on Auctioning of Natural Resources

“A Duly publicised auction conducted fairly and impartially is perhaps the best method for discharging this burden and the methods like first come first served when used for alienation of … Continue reading Supreme Court on Auctioning of Natural Resources

Daughter’s rights in ancestral property in India

Since this is an area of profound concern these days, and I’ve been facing endless queries on this, here is a basic & overly simplistic layman’s view on the law … Continue reading Daughter’s rights in ancestral property in India