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Criminal Procedure

1996

Maurya Vijay Chandra

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From The Desk Of Law Faculty, Delhi University, Maurya Vijay Chandra Sep 1996

From The Desk Of Law Faculty, Delhi University, Maurya Vijay Chandra

Maurya Vijay Chandra

The recent rulinq of the Supreme Court on the bail release of under-trial prisoners is momentous. Its importance lies in the fact, that the judgement confers on an under-trial prisoner booked for certain category of offences a right to be released on bail if he has undergone a certain period of pre-trial detention. Another highlight of the judgement apart from this is that it enjoins upon the trial court to take suo moto cognizance of the pending of trial and under-trial detention. And the order would apply to all future cases. Further, the jUdgement itself provides for its circulation in ...


Tihar Project: Some Early Reflection (August), Maurya Vijay Chandra Aug 1996

Tihar Project: Some Early Reflection (August), Maurya Vijay Chandra

Maurya Vijay Chandra

They sat on the lawns and we started talking to them one by one. All of a sudden I saw everybody around us rising. For a split second I was puzzled ! Then I realized that the famous song "Aai Malik Tere Bande Hum" from "00 Ankhen Barah Hath" was being played on the public address system. "It is their evening prayer!" I realized. And I was impressed ! not by their discipline but by their devotion.