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Hierarchy of Criminal Courts In India.

  High Court: The High Court stands at the head of a State's judicial administration. Each High Court comprises of a Chief Justice and such other Judges as the President may, from time to time, appoint. The Chief Justice of a High Court is appointed by the President in consultation with the Chief Justice of India and the Governor of the State. Each High Court has powers of superintendence over all Courts within its jurisdiction. It can call for returns from such Courts, make general rules and prescribe forms to regulate their practice and proceedings and determine the manner and form in which book entries and accounts shall be kept. The Sessions Judge: Section 9 of the CrPc talks about the establishment of the Sessions Court. The State Government establishes the Sessions Court which has to be presided by a Judge appointed by the High Court. The High Court appoints Additional as well as Assistant Sessions Judges. The Judicial Magistrate: In every district, which is not a metropolita

Basic Legal GK Questions that Exeryone must Know.

Who is the Legal Advisor to the Government of a State in India?  The Solicitor General  The State Chief Legal Officer  The High Court  The Advocate General  Answer D   The age of retirement of a Judge of a High Court in India is  58 years  60 years  62 years  65 years  Answer C   In which of the following cases did the Supreme Court direct the compulsory registration of all marriages in India?  Danial Latifi vs Union of India  Ashok Kumar vs Union of India  Seema vs Ashwini Kuma r Sharda vs Dharampal   Answer C  The marriage of a 15 year old girl with a 45 year old man is -  valid  invalid  voidable at the option of the girl  voidable at the will of the man   Answer C   What does the legal term Caveat Emptor refer to?   Let the buyer beware  According to value  An unwelcome person  Beyond the powers  ANSWER A   What is the total number of High Courts in India?  21  22  24  19   ANSWER C   Match the names of writs in List I with their meanings in List II Type of Writ List I      

ROBBERY IN IPC Section 390

{ Section 390. Robbery} In all robbery there is either theft or extortion. When theft is robbery.—Theft is “robbery” if, in order to the committing of the theft, or in committing the theft, or in carrying away or attempting to carry away property obtained by the theft, the offender, for that end, voluntarily causes or attempts to cause to any person death or hurt or wrongful restraint, or fear of instant death or of instant hurt, or of instant wrongful restraint. When extortion is robbery.—Extortion is “robbery” if the offender, at the time of committing the extortion, is in the presence of the person put in fear, and commits the extortion by putting that person in fear of instant death, of instant hurt, or of instant wrongful restraint to that person or to some other person, and, by so putting in fear, induces the person so put in fear then and there to deliver up the thing extorted. Explanation.—The offender is said to be present if he is sufficiently near to put the other person in

Important Facts About Justice Ramana

Justice Raman will succeed Justice Bobde as the CJI ON 24th April 2020  Justice N V Ramana who has recently been named aa the 48th chief justice of India was born in a poor agriculturalist family in Andhra Pradesh. He practiced in AP HC    for quite a some time and also in Central Administrative tribunal. Justice Ramana was elevated as a permanent Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on June 27, 2000 and was Acting Chief Justice of AP HC from March 10, 2013 to May 20, 2013. Justice Ramana served as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court with effect from September 2, 2013 from where he was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court with effect from February 17, 2014 IMPORTANT JUDGMENTS Validity of restrictions imposed in JK Post    repeal of Article 370 of Indian Constitution. In Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 the constitutional courts can still grant bail on ground of violation of the Fundamental Rights. Justice Ramana will remain in office as CJI till August 26, 2022.


 NTRODUCTION-   In the words of Whittaker Chambers, a witness is “a man whose life and faith are so completely one that when the challenge comes to step out and testify for his faith, he does so, disregarding all risks, accepting all consequences.” Witness in a trial is a person who has some relevant knowledge of the dispute and gives evidence thereof. According to Manu, a person becomes a witness either because he has seen something or heard something. Witness is the one, who deposes to fill in the lacuna in the story of prosecution and defence. Thus, witnesses are the backbone of the case. Under the Indian Evidence Law, every person is competent to testify as a witness as long as he understands the questions put by the court and gives rational answers thereof. Religion caste, sex, age play no role at all in deciding he competency of a witness. Once a court is satisfied that the person has the mentally capability to answer the questions rationally, he is  allowed to give his testimony