Monthly Archives: February 2018

Judicial Anarchy on the horizon in India. CJI should act now… or it may be too late.

The SLP order of the Supreme Court in the case of Shafhi Mohammad Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 30th January 2018 (SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (CRL.) No.2302 of 2017) in which a two member bench of the Court passed an order … Continue reading

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Potential Evidence in public CCTV s and their role in Criminal Investigations

During the last week, Bengaluru witnessed a disturbing display of lawlessness by a group led by a son of a Congress MLA. The case involved a brawl in a Pub called “Farzi Cafe” in UB City in which another person … Continue reading

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CEAC Drop Box to meet Contingent Evidence Certification under Section 65B

After the Basheer judgement, there has been several discussions on the Section 65B (IEA) certification of electronic evidence for “Admissibility”. I suppose some clarity has dawned on the community with these discussions, though there are some areas which continue to … Continue reading

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Section 65B supplement to e-book Cyber Crimes & ITA 2008

Naavi has published a few e-books as detailed here .  In order to update the e-books a supplementary e-book exclusively on Section 65B titled “Section 65B of Indian Evidence Act clarified” has been published as an “Add-On E Book” and … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Judicial corruption: Supreme Court SLP order Shafhi Mohammad vs State of HP

Viewers would have observed several News paper reports in the last few days with headlines such as  “Courts can rely on Electronic Records without Certificate: SC” (Deccan herald), (Free Press Journal) “Party Not In Possession Of Device From Which Electronic … Continue reading

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Two member SC bench issues an SLP order contradicting a three member bench order in Basheer case on Sec 65B

On September 18, 2014, the famous P.V.Anvar Vs P.K Basheer judgement was delivered by the three member Supreme Court bench consisting of the then CJI, Kurien Joseph along with Justices R.M. Lodha and Rohinton Fali Nariman in which it was … Continue reading

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