In 2008, it was ruled that the punishment under NDPS Act would depend on the quantity of the drug seized by the police. However, the Supreme Court reversed the judgment earlier in 2020. As per the SC, traces of an offending drug is sufficient to declare the entire quantity. The punishment is rigorous imprisonment for no less than 10 years while it can be extended to 20 years. The offender is also liable to fine of no less than Rs 1 lakh. This may be extended to Rs 2 lakh. … [Read more...] about Rhea Chakraborty arrested for drug abuse: What do India’s laws say about the use of ganja and charas?
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The credit scores are calculated based on five broad popularly known credit-worthiness factors – repayment track record, credit utilization, length of credit history, mix between secured and unsecured credit and the number of recent credit inquiries. However, each credit bureau uses its own unique proprietary logic, models, techniques and algorithms around these broad factors to score a consumer’s credit history and profile. A credit bureau may assign a credit score to a thin-file consumer with a short history of four months, whereas the other credit bureaus may not. … [Read more...] about Why your credit score differs across bureaus
Mallya, meanwhile, remains on bail in the UK after his final court appeal against extradition to India was rejected in May, with the UK Home Office indicating some pending issues in the ongoing legal case. Barrister Helen Malcolm told Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Monday that the video proves that the prison conditions pose no risk of breaching the UK's Article 3 obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights, relating to inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment. … [Read more...] about Nirav Modi extradition case: UK court given fresh video tour of Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail
"Because we''ll collaborate in science and research and development in coming up with the next generations of technologies, things that the likes of you and the rest of us on the phone can''t even imagine what they might be. But by partnering by officially, affirming the importance of this relationship, we''ll advance it," Glick told PTI in an interview after the US-India-Israel forum featuring discussions on strategic, tech and development/water cooperation held last week. … [Read more...] about India, US, Israel collaborating in 5G tech: Official
To be sure though, the lure of post-retirement postings has plagued India’s constitutional courts for many decades, irrespective of the government or party in power. The question is not whether a pre-retirement ruling had led to securing a post-retirement government job, but whether a sitting judge who is exposed to the lure of potential future career prospects could be publicly perceived as acting fairly and impartially. Judges are but fallible human beings and personal biases can never be ruled out in decision-making. … [Read more...] about Former CJI Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination is not the first and won’t be the last