suo motu cognizance
On Friday, the top court will also examine the situation in connection with its May 8 order in another suo motu case of 2020, which was taken up to decongest prisons to contain the spread of Covid-19 in prisons.
July 16, 2021
The petitioner argued that the state may release the convicts on atemporary release' by exercising the powers conferred under Section 432 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC).
May 12, 2020
New Delhi, Aug 14, 2017: The Supreme Court of India on Monday refused to hear a petition requesting…
August 14, 2017