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Case against former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren “fabricated”, petitioners argue

The Enforcement Directorate argued that CM Arvind Kejriwal's interim bail was granted on different circumstances that do not apply to Soren

21st May 2024

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Sufficient material to implicate Arvind Kejriwal, Enforcement Directorate argues

The ED argued that Arvind Kejriwal bypassed procedures by directly approaching the High Court to challenge his arrest

16th May 2024

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Kejriwal’s interim bail lays the ground for a ‘public interest’ argument in personal liberty cases

The Delhi CM’s release to participate in campaigning suggests that the operation of special laws must meet constitutional parameters.

11th May 2024

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Supreme Court grants interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal till 1 June 2024

The Bench directed Kejriwal to report back to judicial custody on 2 June, two days prior to the 2024 Lok Sabha Election Results

10th May 2024

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A decade in incarceration: How justice failed Professor G.N. Saibaba

Saibaba speaks about how bail for the marginalised is a major blind spot for the Courts

14th Mar 2024

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Supreme Court Review 2023

As 2023 ended, we at SCO thematically broke down what the Court said on key issues of the year

9th Jan 2024

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Supreme Court Review 2023: Bail

In a year when the Court has been accused of not walking its talk, its bail decisions stand out as a stark instance of this trend

4th Jan 2024

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What does the Sisodia bail decision mean for civil liberties?

The top court’s decision to deny Manish Sisodia bail appears to fall short of its own concerns over personal liberty

1st Dec 2023

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Monthly Review: October 2023

October saw the marriage equality judgement, revival of seven-judge benches, Justice Bhat’s retirement and more

3rd Nov 2023

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Many a slip between jail and bail?

The Supreme Court must take into account both structural and practical issues that cause delays at every stage of the bail process

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The Bhima Koregaon Arrests: The Story So Far

Some of the accused activists have finally been granted bail. But charges have not been framed even five years after their arrests

13th Sep 2023

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Bail Under UAPA: Court in Review

Section 43D(5) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 lays down stringent provisions for the grant of bail.

21st Oct 2022

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