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Judgment Pronouncement: Validity of Circumstantial Evidence in Bribery Cases

The Constitution Bench led by Justice Nazeer held that public officials can be convicted for bribery without direct evidence.

15th Dec 2022

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Analysis

Demonetisation, MLAs’ Rights and Immunity and Criminal Procedure Before Fourth Constitution Bench

Two out three listed cases before Justice Nazeer’s Bench may now be infructuous.

28th Sep 2022

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Analysis

Constitutionally Protected Bribery?

DESK BRIEF: The Supreme Court has yet to decide if MLAs can claim immunity after taking bribes to vote in Rajya Sabha elections.

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8th Jun 2020

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cases

C.B.I. v R.R. Kishore

The SC will determine if immunity against arrest extends to older pending cases after the provision granting immunity was struck down

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court is hearing challenges against the practice of offering and distributing freebies during election campaigns. The Court's decision will determine how political parties contest elections in India.

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Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, Hima Kohli J, C.T. Ravikumar J

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Vijay Madanlal Choudhary v Union of India

The Supreme Court upheld the wide investigative powers of the Directorate of Enforcement and the restrictive bail conditions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

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MLA Bribery

Pending

Sita Soren v Union of India

A 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether a legislator enjoys immunity under Article 194(2) of the Constitution from prosecution for accepting bribes to vote in Parliament or an Assembly. The Court will engage with the limits to a parliamentarian's immunity in this case.

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Next Hearing:

Last Updated: 20190307

Bench:Abdul Nazeer J, B.R. Gavai J, A.S. Bopanna J, V Ramasubramanian J, B.V. Nagarathna J

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