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to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

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put down by force or intimidation

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Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said the Supreme Court order quashing the disproportionate assets case against BSP leader Mayawati has nothing to do with politics.
The petition has said that the high court in exercise of its powers under Section 482 of CrPC has grossly erred in quashing the FIR on ground of denial of opportunity as FIR requires only prima facie material to commence investigation which is very much on record and has been completely ignored by the high court.
Following the review, the court issued an order enforcing the summons in part, but quashing it with respect to the information identifying the law firm's clients.
A two-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Arun Mishra and comprising of Justice M R Shah, passed the order on Tejpal's plea which quashing of charges against him framed by a trial court in Goa.
They also sought an order quashing the execution and sealing of a decree.
'After all, preventive detention cannot be used as an instrument to keep a person in perpetual custody without trial,' Justice Rabstan observed, while quashing PSA detention of Mushtaq-ul-Islam.
'The family members of Masarrat Aalam submitted the court's order quashing his detention to the jail authorities and he was released from the jail at 4:30 PM,' a spokesman of the JKML told media.
A MONTH after the Narendra Modi government decided to decriminalise attempt to suicide, the first person to seek quashing of an FIR under Section 309 of the IPC before the Supreme Court is a girl in a lesbian relationship who slit her wrist when she was forced to leave her ' wife' just three weeks after their secret wedding in June 2007.
But despite a judge quashing the charges, Nick is yet to be released from India.
The apex court also held that those companies which benefited by its interim orders to continue with operations following the quashing of their licences by its February 2, 2012, verdict will have to pay the reserve price fixed by the government for the purpose of conducting auction in November 2012.
Hugh Callaghan and Gerry Hunter claim words, inferences or innuendo in a 1997 pamphlet written by Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC, entitled "The Birmingham Six and Other Cases" meant the quashing of their convictions did not imply, nor were they were entitled, to be presumed innocent.
Quashing the convictions, Sir Igor said: "The Crown agree that these convictions are wrong and must be quashed."
'It was a central part of the case against Moore, and it was something which the judge had omitted to deal with,' he said, quashing the conviction as 'unsafe'.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 19 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday adjourned till October 18 the hearing on a petition seeking quashing of two sections of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, which criminalises triple talaq and provides for a jail term up to three years for the husband.
The court while hearing the case observed that the 35th PSA's quashing orders should be handed over to the Kotbhalwal Jail authorities, and if he is not needed in any case there, the court will take the present plea into consideration.