COURT

  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals 11 hours 55 minutes ago

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 12 hours 4 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • 'Court' review: The film is a biting commentary on society 14 hours 11 minutes ago

    If you haven't had a brush with the Indian legal system, you may picture courts with lawyers who breathe fire and brimstone, yelling "Milord!", "Tareeq pe tareeq!" or "This whole trial is out of order!" 28-year-old director Chaitanya Tamhane's National Award-winning Marathi film Court is the antithesis of the typical...
  • Supreme Court appoints CBI SP to head team probing IPL scandal 14 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday appointed CBI sleuth Vivek Priyadarshi to head a new investigating team to further probe the IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting scandal. Priyadarshi, currently a superintendent of police in the anti-corruption cell of the agency, will replace 1983-batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IPS officer BB Mishra as the...
  • SC stays defamation trial of Arvind Kejriwal, seeks Centre's response 16 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday got a reprieve from the Supreme Court which not only stayed his prosecution in two criminal defamation cases but also sought a reply from the Centre on his plea challenging constitutional validity of the penal provisions. "Issue notice returnable in six weeks,"...
  • SC appoints CBI SP to head team probing IPL scandal 17 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court om Friday appointed CBI sleuth Vivek Priyadarshi to head a new investigating team to further probe the IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting scandal. Priyadarshi, currently a superintendent of police in the anti-corruption cell of the agency, will replace 1983-batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IPS officer B B Mishra as...
  • Fear-stricken villagers move Madras High Court for restoration of pooja 17 hours 59 minutes ago

    Chennai: Residents of a village have moved the Madras High Court seeking restoration of 'ancestral' method of conducting poojas at a local Kaali temple under government control as they fear attracting the wrath of the deity for deviating from the age-old practice. Petitioner NK Andavar, representing residents of Pariyur in Erode...
  • Relief for St Stephen's Devansh Mehta, SC stays his suspension order 19 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a relief for St Stephen's student Devansh Mehta, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed his suspension order. Mehta was suspended by the college on Wednesday for launching an online magazine. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has sent a notice to the prestigious college of the Delhi University. Students...
  • SC stays proceedings against Kejriwal in two defamation cases 21 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a relief for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Supreme Court has stayed proceedings in two defamation cases filed against him. The SC order came after the Delhi CM challenged the law dealing with defamation cases. The SC has issued a notice to the Ministry of Law...
  • Arms Act case: Jodhpur Court asks Salman Khan to appear on April 23 22 hours 22 minutes ago

    Jodhpur court has directed actor Salman Khan to appear before it on April 23. This is in connection with the case under Arms Act filed against the actor. The Rajasthan High Court had earlier rejected the actor's plea against a trial court order allowing four more witnesses to depose. Salman...
  • HC stays MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's arrest in Vyapam recruitment scam case 23 hours 1 minutes ago

    Bhopal: In an interim relief for Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, the High Court has stayed his arrest in the Vyapam recruitment scam case. The High Court on Friday stayed the FIR lodged by Special Task Force (STF) against him in scam case. The Governor had challenged the FIR claiming...
  • Delhi: Lawyer found dead outside eatery behind Tis Hazari court Yesterday

    New Delhi: A lawyer was found dead outside a roadside eatery behind Tis Hazari court in the national capital on Friday. Prima facie, it appears that Rajeev Sharma was attacked by a sharp weapon. The fatal wound is on the head. Police suspect a probable scuffle behind the murder. ...
  • No end to mother's struggle who wants to take her daughter back home Yesterday

    In a heart wrenching story, Indian woman Mytreyi Bharadwaj in Canada is fighting for six years to take her adopted daughter Bimala back home to Toronto. Bimala, 10 years old, who is in an orphanage in Kolkata is rejected seven times by families for being dark skinned. ...
  • Delhi High Court asks makers of 'PK' to file response on plea alleging plagiarism Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the makers of Aamir Khan-starrer film 'PK' to file their response on novelist Kapil Isapuri's plea that accused them of plagiarism. The Rajkumar Hirani-directed film, which raises questions about religion and people's blind faith in godmen, was released in December 2014. It...
  • No stay by High Court on ban of tobacco products in Delhi: Government Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday said that the High Court has not put an stay on the notification banning manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of tobacco products in the national capital. According to Delhi government's Food and Safety Department, the High Court has only restrained the department not to...
  • Supreme Court Secretary General impleaded in plea for information on district judges Yesterday

    Madurai: The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Thursday impleaded the Secretary General of the Supreme Court in a writ petition seeking information under the RTI Act on the appointment of 23 district judges in Tamil Nadu. Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice S Manikumar, admitting the petition filed by...
  • Delhi Court fixes Uber rape case for May 1 Yesterday

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed May 1 for hearing the Uber cab rape case after it was informed that the Supreme Court has continued the stay on the proceedings till further orders. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja deferred the hearing as the apex court has already summoned the...
  • Delhi: Court to hear afresh defamation plea against AAP, Arvind Kejriwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: A sessions court in New Delhi has asked a magisterial court to hear afresh a defamation complaint filed against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Additional Sessions Judge Dinesh Kumar Sharma set aside the November 14 last year judgement passed by the...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on SC website Yesterday

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts has been put in public domain. The apex court registry put...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on Supreme Court website Yesterday

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts was on Thursday put in public domain. The apex court registry...
  • Gujarat: Asaram's son Narayan Sai gets bail in rape case Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan Sai, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, who has been behind bars for more than a year in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Justice Paresh Upadhyay granted the relief to...
  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case Yesterday

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody. Viquar Ahmed, an alleged...
  • Gujarat HC rejects abortion plea of 28 weeks pregnant rape survivor Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the abortion plea of a 24-year-old rape survivor, who is 28 weeks pregnant. The court said that the foetus is a living being with a fundamental right to live and also that she must abide by the present law. The court has...
  • Even 6 years later, mother's wait to take adopted daughter home continues 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a heart wrenching incident, an Indian woman who migrated to Canada 43 years ago has been making frequent trips to India for the last six years to take her adopted daughter back to Toronto. Mytreyi Bharadwaj's adopted daughter Bimala is living in a Kolkata orphanage. Mytreyi...
  • Jayalalithaa's DA case classic example of wrong in criminal justice system: SC 2 days ago

    New Delhi: AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's DA case spanning for 15 years was "a classic illustration of what is wrong with our criminal justice delivery system," and "something drastic" has to be done to remedy it, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday. "It is the criminal justice delivery system that comes...
  • Facebook disables Taslima Nasreen's account, writers question move 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's Facebook account was disabled after her posts were reported by Islamic fundamentalists, the author said on Wednesday. Dubbing the move as "totally unacceptable", eminent writers raised doubts over Facebook's "open" nature and called for safeguards to be put in place. "Since Tuesday my Facebook account has...
  • Andhra Pradesh police file murder case in Chittoor firing incident 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday informed the Hyderabad High Court that the state police has registered a case of murder in connection with the killing of 20 people in police firing in Chittoor district on April 7. Additional Advocate General (AAG) D Srinivas informed a division bench, comprising Chief Justice...
  • Delhi High Court refuses plea to lift ban on airing BBC gangrape documentary 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined an interim prayer of a law student seeking lifting of ban on telecasting the controversial BBC documentary on the December 16 gangrape case convict's interview. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also observed that the Information...
  • FIR against STF personnel for murder, abduction in Chittoor encounter: Police tells Andhra HC 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: An FIR has been registered for murder and abduction against Special Task Force policemen for killing 20 alleged red sander smugglers on April 7 in Chhittoor district, police told the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday. The FIR was registered after a complaint was filed by one of the killer...
  • Spilt verdict by SC on plea to remove Jayalalithaa DA case prosecutor, matter referred to larger bench 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict on plea seeking removal of special public prosecutor G Bhawani Singh in former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case before Karnataka High Court. Justice Madan B Lokur allowed the plea for removal of SPP but Justice R...