cogent evidence


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Noun1.cogent evidence - any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of somethingcogent evidence - any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
evidence, grounds - your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
confirmation, substantiation, verification, check - additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
validation, establishment - the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
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The rejoinder affidavit by the former minister was filed in response to the ED's affidavit which had said that Chidambaram had been completely "evasive and non-cooperative" during the three instances when he was called in for questioning in relation to the INX Media case and said that agency requires his custodial interrogation to unearth material based on "cogent evidence".
However, the chief justice observed that the prosecution failed to produce any direct and cogent evidence against the suspects, adding that it had been a decade since the acquittal of the suspects.
She had hoped to unseat Ms Waiguru at the apex court after her case was dismissed by both the High Court and the Court of Appeal.After the petition was dismissed in December last year by a bench of three judges, Ms Karua told the Supreme Court that she was not given a chance to provide cogent evidence to prove glaring irregularities in more than 100 polling stations.
It amounts to indicting the State of Pakistan and its premier institutions for so called "drug business" or "terror funding" without any cogent evidence. The contents of the story are based on biasness, spinning and angling of the facts.
A bird within Nairobi Area police told us that officers have for months been monitoring those who check in and out of the lavish apartment and may have found cogent evidence to link the MP to drug trafficking.
'There is no piece of cogent evidence collected by or mentioned in Mr.
'In view of the evidence tendered by the counsel to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the fact that the Taiwo has no cogent evidence to support herself, this court's findings clearly show that she is guilty of the offence.
Ngugi's cogent evidence demonstrates that the EME and EME-educated national bourgeoisies--Fanon's black skins in white masks--subjected all African culture producers to colonial binaries that privileged Western aesthetic norms.
A prudent investigation must be conducted into the overall voting process to ensure that cogent evidence that is admissible in a court of law can be gleaned.
The Maharashtra government had yesterday told the apex court that the five rights activists were arrested due to the cogent evidence linking them with the banned CPI(Maoist) and not because of their dissenting views.
Speaking at a one-day workshop on transitional Justice last week in Monrovia organized by Geneva-based Civitas Maxima, he further notes the arrest and trial in the United States of America and Europe, of some of the notorious perpetrators of war crimes in Liberia clearly shows there are clear and cogent evidence on perpetrators of atrocities in Liberia.
Further, since the Plaintiff cannot as a matter of law prove a negative of a contention, it is open to the 2nd and 3rd Defendants who assert the positive to lead clear and cogent evidence to demonstrate their strict compliance with the statutory and regulatory regime in place at the time of the execution of the Concession Agreement, failing which they have no option, but to concede the Plaintiff's case or be presumed to do so.