Delhi Court

  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case 15-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead...
  • Delhi: Youth convicted of raping minor lover 11-03-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: A youth has been convicted of raping his 14-year-old lover by a Delhi court which said though the physical relations between them were "consensual"; he was guilty of the crime as the girl was a minor. "The girl was only 14 years of age at that time and...
  • Delhi Court summons Kejriwal in Gadkari defamation case 28-02-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: In more trouble for former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a Delhi court has summoned him in a criminal defamation case filed against him by Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal will have to appear in court on April 7 in connection with the case. This...
  • Delhi court directs Tytler to appear on May 31 in defamation case 19-02-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Wednesday directed by a Delhi court to appear before it on May 31 in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a lawyer, who is appearing for victims in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav...
  • Delhi court to hear arguments from Feb 18 in rape case against BSP MP 12-02-2014 08:12 PM

    A Delhi court has fixed February 18 for hearing arguments on framing of charges against BSP MP Dhananjay Singh who has been named in a charge sheet for allegedly raping a 42-year-old woman for nearly four years. The matter was transferred to a sessions court after a magisterial court had...
  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila 30-01-2014 04:58 PM

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued a production warrant for March 29 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she did not appear before it in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death in New Delhi in 2006. The Manipuri activist, on a fast for over...
  • Delhi: Undertrial attacked in firing outside Rohini court, no injuries 30-01-2014 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: In a case of what appears to be personal enmity, an undertrial was attacked outside the premises of Rohini court in Delhi. The undertrial escaped uninjured as the bullet missed the target. There have been no reports of injuries in the incident. The assailant was caught at the...
  • Court acquits man, says woman didn't resist rape attempt 24-01-2014 05:37 PM

    A man accused of raping a married woman has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said her conduct was "highly unnatural" because she had "neither raised alarm nor resisted the attempt" made by him. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat also held that she had no complaint against him as...
  • Pre-marital sex 'immoral', says a Delhi court 06-01-2014 01:57 PM

    A court in Delhi has said that pre-marital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion", while holding that every act of sexual intercourse between two adults on the promise of marriage does not become rape. ...
  • Pre-marital sex 'immoral', no religion permits it: Court 05-01-2014 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: Pre-marital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion", a Delhi court has said while holding that every act of sexual intercourse between two adults on the promise of marriage does not become rape. Additional sessions judge Virender Bhat also held that a woman, especially grown...
  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila 19-12-2013 03:10 PM

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued production warrant for January 30 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she failed to turn up in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto- death in 2006. The Manipuri activist, who has been on a fast for over 12...
  • Face The People: SC upholds section 377, are gay rights opposed to Indian family values? 11-12-2013 11:50 PM

    Protests erupted on Wednesday after the supreme court upheld section 377 of the IPC that criminalises gay sex. An over 150 year old section that the Delhi High Court had struck down 4 years ago on grounds that it was against constitutional liberty and morality. ...
  • BSP MP Dhananjay Singh denied bail to attend Parliament session 10-12-2013 04:46 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife in connection with the murder of their maid, was denied interim bail on Tuesday for attending the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash dismissed the plea of Dhananjay, an MP from Jaunpur seat...
  • Court to consider defamation complaint against Modi, others on Nov 26 21-11-2013 06:56 PM

    A Delhi court, on Thursday, fixed November 26 for considering the criminal defamation complaint filed by former IPS officer RB Sreekumar against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Rajnath Singh and two others over attacks on him in the ISRO spying case. Sreekumar, who retired as the Director General...
  • Man gets 10 years jail for abducting, raping girl 17-11-2013 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: A man has been jailed for 10 years by a Delhi court for kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old girl by giving her sedative-laced juice. Additional Sessions Judge MC Gupta held 24-year-old Mintu Kumar guilty of raping and causing hurt to the girl by giving her poison, kidnapping her...
  • Delhi: Teacher accused of molestation terminated from service 14-11-2013 09:42 AM

    New Delhi: The 32-year-old teacher of a private school, accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl, has been terminated from his services by the school authorities. Nirmal Tamang, the accused, has confessed to molesting around 20 girls during his eight years at the school, police said. Tamang, a native of Meghalaya,...
  • Domestic help death: BSP MP, his wife sent to Tihar jail till Friday 11-11-2013 04:42 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday remanded Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Dr Jagriti Singh in four days judicial custody in connection with the murder of their domestic help. Dhananjay has also filed for bail and arguments on bail matter is posted for November 15....
  • Girls caught with lovers filing false rape cases: Court 18-10-2013 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: A man accused of raping a woman by deceitfully making her believe that she is his legally wedded wife has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said girls voluntarily elope with their lovers but to escape their parents' scolding they lodge false case. "They (girls) voluntarily elope...
  • Delhi: Man acquitted of raping New Zealand based lover 11-10-2013 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: A man, accused of assaulting a New Zealand based divorcee and raping her on the false promise of marrying her, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said she "voluntarily" had sexual relations with him as she was in love and wanted to marry him. Additional Sessions...
  • Bail denied to Delhi woman accused of torturing maid 07-10-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday rejected the bail plea of a woman who was arrested for allegedly torturing and illegally confining her teenage domestic help in her house here in Vasant Kunj. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha dismissed the bail plea of accused 50-year-old Vandana Dhir and directed the...
  • Uphaar cinema fire: Court to hear arguments on charges against Amod Kanth 05-10-2013 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed November 30 as the date for hearing arguments on framing of charges against former IPS officer Amod Kanth for his alleged culpability in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Lokesh Kumar Sharma set the date for the hearing after...
  • NRI student death: Two accused move court for bail 05-10-2013 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Two of the six accused arrested in connection with the death of NRI student Anmol Sarna after a party at a friend's house, on Saturday moved a Delhi court seeking bail. Madhav Bhandari and Pranil Shah, both Anmol's friends, moved a plea before Additional Sessions Judge Rajender Kumar...
  • Jessica Lal murder case: Court summons Shayan Munshi in perjury case 04-10-2013 12:14 AM

    New Delhi:Bollywood actor Shayan Munshi and a ballistic expert were on Thursday summoned by a Delhi court on complaints seeking their prosecution for turning hostile in the Jessica Lal murder case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Prakash summoned Munshi and Prem Kumar Manocha for December 18 after taking cognizance of the...
  • Cash-for-vote: Order reserved on framing of charges against Amar Singh 03-10-2013 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on framing of charges in the 2008 cash-for-vote-scam involving former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and two BJP MPs. Special Judge Narottam Kaushal reserved for October 19 order on framing of charges. "October 19 for orders," the judge said. During...
  • Delhi: Woman gets 7 years imprisonment for abetting daughter-in-law's rape 02-10-2013 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: A 55-year-old woman has been sent to seven years in jail by a Delhi court for harassing and encouraging her minor son to rape her elder daughter-in-law, who was harassed for dowry and committed suicide during trial. The victim's minor brother-in-law, who was accused of raping her, was...
  • Delhi: Man gets 10 years jail for raping widow 01-10-2013 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail by a Delhi court for raping a widow after trespassing into her house. The court awarded the rigorous imprisonment to Neeraj, a farmer, and also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on him. "The prosecution has been...
  • NRI student's death: Six accused sent to judicial custody 30-09-2013 09:48 PM

    New Delhi:Six accused arrested in connection with the death of NRI student Anmol Sarna and drug abuse were on Monday denied bail by a Delhi court and sent to judicial custody till October 14. The court denied the accused bail saying the probe was at an initial stage and the...
  • 3 close aides of LeT operative Tunda remanded in judicial custody 30-09-2013 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda's three close aides, who had allegedly helped in infiltration of Pakistani and Bangladeshi terrorists into India in 1997 to carry out terror strikes, were remanded in judicial custody till October 14 by a Delhi court on Monday. Allauddin, Mohd Basiruddin and Mohd...
  • Delhi: Man gets 10 years imprisonment for kidnapping, raping 2-year-old girl 30-09-2013 02:58 PM

    A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for kidnapping and raping a toddler after taking the child from her father on the pretext of playing with her. The court awarded the jail term to Bablu, a waiter, after holding him guilty of...
  • Jagdish Tytler accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter to PM gets bail 30-09-2013 02:19 PM

    Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter sent to PM, has been granted bail by Delhi court. Earlier on Monday, CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the bail plea of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of...