Bars

  • Customs seizes gold from passenger's rectum at Goa airport 01-04-2014 02:39 PM

    Panaji: The customs department arrested a passenger from Chennai on Tuesday, for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country by hiding it in his rectum. The person, whose identity has not been disclosed, was arrested at the newly built Goa airport terminal, after he arrived on an Air India...
  • Abdur Rehman barred after bowling three illegal full tosses 04-03-2014 05:15 PM

    Mirpur: In a curious turn of events, Pakistan's leftarm spinner Abdur Rehman was on Tuesday barred from bowling after he delivered three consecutive beamers, leaving him with bizarre figures of 0-0-8-0 in the Asia Cup match against Bangladesh. Rehman failed to deliver a legal ball as he was taken off...
  • Bar Council to hear 'tampering with evidence' case against Bharti 20-01-2014 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Bar Council of Delhi is scheduled to hear a complaint seeking disciplinary action against Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Monday. Bharti has been indicted by a court for "tampering of evidence" in a case in which he had appeared as a defence lawyer. The move by...
  • Delhi: Somnath Bharti surrenders Bar Council license 18-01-2014 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Saturday surrendered his Bar Council license after the Delhi Bar Council threatened to take action against him. Bharti was to have quit his membership of the Bar Council soon after taking over as a minister. The Bar Council will meet on January...
  • Bar Council of Delhi to hear complaint against Somnath Bharti 17-01-2014 07:43 PM

    Bar Council of Delhi will hear a complaint seeking disciplinary action against Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Monday, council secretary Murari Tiwari said on Friday. "We will on January 20 discuss the complaint regarding disciplinary action against Bharti in a bar council meeting," he said. Bar Council of Delhi...
  • Mumbai: 45 people held in bar raids; three girls rescued 25-12-2013 06:00 PM

    As many as 45 persons, including eight bar girls, were arrested and three girls rescued during separate raids on bars for alleged involvement in obscene activities. Acting on a tip off, a raid was conducted at Lakshdeep bar and restaurant on Gajdarbhandh road in Santa Cruz at around 11.40 PM...
  • Man pushed out of bar by bouncers, dies of injuries 22-12-2013 08:36 AM

    Kolkata: A man was allegedly pushed from the first floor of a bar by bouncers leading to his death following which angry locals ransacked the building and torched a vehicle in Dum Dum in the northern fringes of the city. The victim, identified as Madhab Das, was a resident of...
  • Junior Bar Association president shot dead, lawyers vandalise hospital 19-12-2013 05:20 PM

    The president of Junior BarAssociation was on Thursday shot dead by unidentified persons inPratapgarh district, following which lawyers vandalised thedistrict hospital and collectorate office, police in Kota on Thursday. Raj Dutt Mishra (52) riding a motorcycle with one U DPandey was shot dead by some motorcycle-borne persons when hewas on...
  • HC constitutes committee to deal with women counsels' complaints 06-12-2013 11:23 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday constituted a committee to check cases of unfair treatment to women counsels. The order was passed by the bench of Justice Devi Prasad Singh and Justice Ashok Pal Singh of the Lucknow bench of the High Court on a petition filed by Sandhya Dubey...
  • The Dolphin Bar: Mohanlal to do a cameo in the film? 25-11-2013 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: Suresh Gopi, who has been staying away from the industry, is making a comeback with 'The Dolphin Bar'. If rumours are anything to go by, Mohanlal will be playing a cameo role in the film and Suresh will be essaying the role of Panayamuttam Sura in the film....
  • Indo-Canadian women face racism at Vancouver bar 11-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Toronto: An Indo-Canadian woman has alleged that she and her friends faced racist slurs at a bar in the city of Vancouver in Western Canada. Jas Dhillon and her friends- all Indo-Canadians- were celebrating her 26th birthday on October 19 at a bar in Gastown area when its manager allegedly...
  • My Lord a symbol of slavery, should be prohibited, says SC 11-11-2013 08:40 PM

    Addressing judges as My Lord or Your Lordships in courts is a relic of colonial era and a sign of slavery, a petition filed in Supreme Court said, on Monday, and sought a ban on their use in the country. A PIL was filed on Monday by a 75-year-old lawyer...
  • Social organisation booked for running 'hukka bar'; 9 arrested 14-10-2013 10:04 AM

    A case was slapped against a social organisation in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh for running a "hukka bar" in garb of social service and cultural exchange, an official said Monday. After receiving a series of complaints on social networking site facebook, a police team raided the Kautilya Society at Dashvashmegh ghat...
  • AAP removes a candidate ahead of Delhi polls 13-10-2013 11:42 PM

    The debutant Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Sunday removed its candidate of an East Delhi constituency for the November Delhi assembly elections after it emerged that there were criminal charges against the candidate. Surendra Sharma, who was initially selected as AAP's candidate for Shahdara assembly constituency, has been removed by...
  • Madhur Bhandarkar stresses on Hollywood, Bollywood exchange 29-09-2013 02:53 PM

    New York: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says the Indian film industry and Hollywood can learn a lot from each other as the two industries seek to cater to the evolving nature of cinema. Bhandarkar is representing the Indian film industry at the three-day 'Cinema Beyond Boundaries' that began here on September...
  • 12 gold bars seized from two Sri Lankan passengers 18-09-2013 07:32 PM

    Panaji: Two Sri Lankan passengers were arrested with 12 gold bars valued at Rs 3.60 crore from the Goa International Airport Wednesday, police said. The smuggling was detected by Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) officials of the Commissionerate of Customs and Central Excise at the airport, officials said. The gold bars,...
  • J~~amp;amp;K: Lawyers protest against human rights violations, work affected 18-09-2013 04:23 PM

    Work in Jammu and Kashmir High Court and subordinate courts was affected on Wednesday as lawyers affiliated with Kashmir Bar Association stayed away from proceedings to protest against alleged human rights violations in the Valley. The work in the courts across Kashmir was hit by the strike call given by...
  • Dec 16 ganagrape case: Bar Council serves notice to defence 17-09-2013 08:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Bar Council Tuesday sought a response from A P Singh, the counsel for convicts in the December 16 gangrape case, for his remarks that he would have burnt alive his daughter had she been having premarital sex and moving around at night with her boyfriend. In...
  • CJI defends collegium system of appointment of judges 14-09-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, on Saturday defended the collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary but said it is a prerogative of the Centre to bring a bill to change it. "Now as CJI, I am not going into the contents of the...
  • Delhi gangrape: Defence lawyer stokes controversy 14-09-2013 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: One of the defence lawyers in the December 16 gangrape case has courted trouble with his remarks that he would have burnt alive his daughter had she been having premarital sex and moving around at night with her boyfriend. The Delhi Bar Council has taken a serious view...
  • P Sathasivam defends collegium system of appointment of judges 14-09-2013 02:04 PM

    The Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, on Saturday defended the collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary but said it is a prerogative of the Centre to bring a bill to change it. "Now as CJI, I am not going into the contents of the bill and...
  • UP MLA arrested in dance bar raid summoned by Goa police 06-09-2013 06:27 PM

    Panaji: The Panaji police has summoned Uttar Pradesh-based Samajwadi Party MLA Mahendra Singh again on September 15 for further probe into the busted prostitution racket, after the legislator was caught red-handed during a police raid on a dance bar. Officials said that Singh who is out on a bail had...
  • SP MLA arrested in Goa dance bar raid complains of 'chest pain', admitted to hospital 31-08-2013 09:20 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Samajwadi Party MLA Mahendra Singh, who was arrested from a dance bar in Goa during an anti-prostitution raid, has been admitted to a hospital after he complained of "chest pain". Panaji police inspector Rajendra Prabhudesai told PTI that Mahendra Singh, who was in police custody till September 2,...
  • Girls arrived with SP MLA, others, stayed with them in a hotel, reveals probe 28-08-2013 02:39 PM

    A day after Goa Police arrested six persons, including a Uttar Pradesh MLA, during a raid at a dance bar in Panaji, investigations have revealed that the accused brought the girls to the state on their trip and even stayed with them in a hotel. "The girls had arrived along...
  • Opposition tears into BJP after SP MLA caught in Goa dance bar raid 28-08-2013 11:59 AM

    A raid on an illegal dance bar in the heart of the Goa capital has triggered outrage amongst the opposition parties in the state. The Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, in whose constituency they say dance bars...
  • Sports bar fined for racially discriminating against Indo-Canadians 18-08-2013 02:41 AM

    A popular sports bar in Canada has been fined for racially discriminating against three Indo-Canadians by denying them entry for a graduation party two years ago. The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal ruled that Shark Club of Langley caused injury to the dignity and self-respect of Surinderjit Rai, Manjit Gill...
  • Allahabad HC lawyers boycott work, demand for separate bench 13-08-2013 05:17 PM

    Advocates of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday boycotted work in protest against the demand to set up a new bench in western Uttar Pradesh. The decision to boycott was taken on Monday at a general body meeting of the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) in Allahabadas a mark of...
  • Rajasthan HC issues criminal contempt notice to President, Secretary of Bar Association 13-08-2013 08:02 AM

    Rajasthan High Court on Monday issued contempt of court notices to President and Secretary of High Court Bar Association for allegedly disrupting proceedings of the court during a hearing and directed Bar Council of Rajasthan to take disciplinary action against them. A single judge bench of Justice Bela M Trivedi...
  • Bar Council of Rajasthan seeks appointment of competent lawyers as HC judges 09-08-2013 09:06 AM

    Bar Council of Rajasthan (BCR) on Thursday opposed the Chief Justice's move to proposed name of lawyers for elevation to Rajasthan High Court as additional judges, saying they "lack merit". The lawyers whose named were proposed lack merit and suitability for appointment as judges, BCR Chairman Sanjay Sharma said. "Their...
  • Maharashtra govt wants ban on dance bars to remain intact, mulls ordinance 02-08-2013 04:14 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government hardened its stand on the ban it had enforced on dance bars in the state with Home Minister RR Patil making it clear that the government is drafting an ordinance to ensure that dance bars remain closed. The Supreme Court has ruled that the state's ban...