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SC: Loose talk by judges harming judicial dignity 15.10.2007 TOI: India
Judges may be like any other human being but they need to exercise judicial restraint and discipline for orderly administration of justice, sermonised the apex court.
A case of human interest versus interest of justice 14.10.2007 India eNews: Top Headlines
Here is a rare case of human interest versus the interest of justice. The Supreme Court is in a dilemma whether or not to jail a man for six months for a minor social crime he innocently committed 21 years ago and ruin the lives of his family including four minor daughters.
Dowry: SC to examine if marriage precondition for prosecution 14.10.2007 Oneindia.in: News

New Delhi, Oct 14 (UNI) The Supreme Court has decided to examine whether a person can be prosecuted for an offence under the Dowry Prohibition Act without marriage actually taking place.
A case of human interest vs interest of justice 14.10.2007 Sify News
Here is a rare case of human interest versus the interest of justice. The Supreme Court is in a dilemma whether or not to jail a man for six months for a minor social crime he innocently committed 21 years ago and ruin the lives of his family including four minor daughters.
Don't make disparaging remarks: SC to subordinate courts 14.10.2007 New Indian Express
Don't make disparaging remarks: SC to subordinate courts
Give capital punishment for 'brutal' dowry deaths: NCW 14.10.2007 PTI: Top News

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) A convict must be sentenced to death in "brutal" and "rarest of rare" dowry death cases, the Chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW) Girija Vyas has said. "I think capital punishment must be given in...

Don't make disparaging remarks, SC tells subordinate courts 14.10.2007 DNA: Top News
The Supreme Court has cautioned the subordinate courts from making disparaging remarks against witnesses or others, even if they find their depositions to be unworthy.
Don't make disparaging remarks, SC tells subordinate courts 14.10.2007 PTI: Top News

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) The Supreme Court has cautioned the subordinate courts from making disparaging remarks against witnesses or others, even if they find their depositions to be unworthy. "Judicial pronouncements must be judicial in...

Don't make disparaging remarks: SC to subordinate courts 14.10.2007 TOI: India
Quoting an observation of the former Chief Justice of India P N Bhagwathi, the apex court said that judges should not use strong language.
Avoid letting off accused in dowry cases: Law Commission 14.10.2007 TOI: India
Cautioning courts against letting off accused in dowry death cases on flimsy grounds, the Law Commission has said such acquittals would only encourage the perpetrators of the crime.
SC to hear tricky question of dowry demand 14.10.2007 The Statesman
SC to hear tricky question of dowry demand
Changing values and misuse of law 13.10.2007 The Assam Tribune
Changing values and misuse of law
Indian wedding Website has 'no dowry' clause 12.10.2007 Express India-- Front Page
Gifts of cash and gold may be essential to getting a husband in India, but hundreds of people are flocking to a matrimonial Web site which finds suitable partners averse to this traditional practice of dowry.
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A wedding Web site with 'no dowry' clause 12.10.2007 Financial Express
A wedding Web site with 'no dowry' clause
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Law panel against death for bride killers 12.10.2007 Hindustan Times: News
Law Commission recommends to the govt not to prescribe capital punishment in dowry death cases, reports Satya Prakash.
Banker held for wife's suicide 12.10.2007 TOI: Cities
Police sources said they are trying to find out if the victim was harassed by her in-laws, who had come to Gurgaon a few days back.
Let 10-year jail be minimum for dowry death: Law panel 12.10.2007 Hindu: National
New Delhi: The 18th Law Commission has recommended increasing the minimum sentence from seven to 10 years in dowry death cases. It has, however, declined the suggestion to increase the maximum punishment from life imprisonment to death ...
Law panel chief: No death for dowry cases 12.10.2007 Asian Age: India
New Delhi, Oct. 11: The law commission’s decision not to recommend death penalty for dowry death cases was, to some extent, influenced by the international practice of doing away with capital punishment, its chairman Justice A.R. Lakshmanan said on Thursday. A day after submitting his report to the law ministry, the former Supreme Court judge said that the commission has not recommended the death sentence in the case of dowry death. However, it has recommended increase of the minimum imprisonment of seven years to ten years for the reasons stated in the report. "This apart, many countries in the world have also deleted death penalty, except for few countries," he said. "The Supreme Court has also said in many judgments that ...
Dowry death: law panel recommends harsher punishment 11.10.2007 The Indian Express -- Front Page
The Law Commission has recommended increasing the minimum sentence in dowry death cases from seven years to 10 years.
Dowry death is not murder: Law Commission 11.10.2007 Business Standard
Dowry death is not murder: Law Commission
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