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HC order limiting period of bail to 2 months “incorrect”, says SC

NEW DELHI, JULY 3: The Supreme Court has termed as "incorrect" an order of the Orissa High Court which limited the period of bail granted to an accused in a case lodged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act to 2 months. The Bench, while referring to a verdict passed earlier by the top Court, said it is now well settled that the right to speedy trial is recognised as a fundamental right guaranteed by the Constitution and is closely tied to the right to life and personal...
North East

Manipur: Editor of local daily, arrested for publishing ‘sensitive details’, granted bail

Imphal, January 8: The editor of a vernacular newspaper in Manipur, who was arrested for allegedly publishing sensitive details in a report, has been released on bail, an official said on Monday. He was arrested on Friday and granted bail by a local court on Sunday, he said. "The editor, Dhanabir Maibam, had published sensitive details in a news report," the government official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said. Maibam was remanded to police custody till Sunday. He was booked under various sections of the Official Secrets Act,...
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