DELHI COURT

  • Delhi: Lawyers beat up the accused in the 13-year-old Utkarsh Verma's murder case 13 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lawyers turn violent as they beat up the accused in the 13-year-old Utkarsh Verma's murder case at Delhi court complex on Wednesday morning. When the 2 accused were brought into the court complex by the police, they were surrounded by the lawyers who started to hit the accused....
  • Delhi: Man gets 11 years jail for possessing smack November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A man has been sentenced to 11 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for possessing 300 grams of smack in 2012. Special judge Shail Jain awarded the jail term to Delhi native Avinash Rathi and also imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on him after holding...
  • Being a sex worker doesn't confer right to violate her: Delhi Court November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced four youths to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for abducting and gangraping a Rwandan refugee, saying merely because she was working as a sex worker does not confer the right upon anyone to violate her dignity. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja convicted all the...
  • Delhi: 56-year-old's death penalty commuted to life term for child rape, murder November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A 56-year-old man, facing gallows for brutally raping and murdering a three-year-old girl, has been spared death penalty by the Delhi High Court which has commuted it into life term. The court considered a report of probation officer (PO) on possibilities of reformation and rehabilitation of convict Bharat...
  • Delhi court issues bailable warrant against Digvijaya Singh in defamation case November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued bailable warrant against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his failure to appear before it in connection with a criminal defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha also directed Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Gadkari,...
  • Child has right to education despite parents' dispute: Court October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A child is entitled to complete education and ancillary expenses irrespective of dispute of parents, a Delhi court has said while directing the father of a girl to ensure her re-admission in school as she could not attend classes due to her mother's incapability to pay fees. The...
  • Delhi: Man acquitted of charge of gangrape October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, who was accused of gang raping a woman along with his two associates after giving her sedatives-laced drink, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said the alleged victim has turned "hostile" and there was no evidence that she was raped at all. Additional Sessions...
  • Wife's security is husband's responsibility: Court October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A husband has the responsibility of keeping his wife happy and also ensuring her safety both inside and outside the house, a Delhi court has said while sentencing a man to three years' jail for subjecting his spouse to cruelty. Additional Sessions Judge Parveen Singh awarded the jail...
  • All road accidents not example of rash driving: Court October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted a tractor driver in a road mishap case in which a scooter rider had died, saying "all accidents are not example of rash or negligent driving" and an adverse presumption cannot be raised against the driver of bigger vehicle. The court also held...
  • Delhi: Man gets 7 years in jail for setting ablaze wife October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced a 26-year-old man to seven years imprisonment for unintentionally setting ablaze his wife during a quarrel between them, saying being the husband he was "supposed to take very good care of her" but he did not. Additional Sessions Judge Gautam Manan handed down...
  • Syndicate Bank bribery case: Court grants bail to 3 accused September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday granted bail to Bhushan Steel Ltd Vice Chairman and Managing Director Neeraj Singal, CMD of Prakash Industries Limited Ved Prakash Agarwal and one other accused, arrested in connection with the Syndicate Bank bribery case. Special CBI judge Swarana Kanta Sharma enlarged Singal, Agarwal...
  • Court fixes defamation case against Smriti Irani for February 28 September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed February 28 next year for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam against Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani. Metropolitan Magistrate Dheeraj Mittal, who had earlier summoned Irani as an accused asking her to appear on Saturday,...
  • Delhi: Parents-in-law get 7-year jail term in dowry death case September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced parents-in-law of a woman to seven years in jail for treating her cruelly and harassing her for dowry, saying that the "victim died an unnatural death." Additional Sessions Judge Virender Kumar Goyal held 64- year-old Krishan Anand and his wife Veena, 63, guilty for...
  • BPO employee gangrape: Delhi court to pronounce verdict on Monday September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30yearold BPO executive from the northeast in Dhaula Kuan in 2010. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat had on September 8...
  • Railway bribery case: Pawan Bansal seeks exemption on health ground September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who was summoned as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cashforpost railway bribery case, on Tuesday sought exemption from personal appearance on health grounds before a special court. Bansal's lawyer Puneet Ahluwalia moved an application before Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma...
  • Illegal encroachments in Chandi Chowk: Delhi government reply sought September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of city government on a plea alleging noncompliance of its directions to remove illegal encroachments in Chandni Chowk area has led to a serious unregulated traffic situation there. Justice S Ravindra Bhat and Justice S Muralidhar said that the report and...
  • 2G scam: Recording of evidence ends, court to hear final arguments September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday concluded recording of defence evidence in 2G spectrum allocation case involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others, three years after commencement of trial. The court fixed November 10 for hearing final arguments in the case in which the CBI...
  • Child marriage worse than rape, says Delhi court September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age. Metropolitan magistrate Shivani Chauhan issued the direction while hearing a case...
  • Drivers must slowly negotiate crossroads: Delhi court September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has said that drivers must slow down as they negotiate crossroads as it upheld the threemonth jail term of a man convicted for killing one by his rash and negligent driving. "It is duty of the driver of a motor vehicle to negotiate a crossroad at a...
  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for nonappearance August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs 3 lakh by a court in the national capital for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. It is the second time she...
  • Syndicate Bank bribery case: Accused sent to JC till September 11 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Friday extended till September 11 the judicial custody of 11 accused, including Syndicate Bank Chief Managing Director (CMD) Sudhir Kumar Jain and Bhushan Steel Ltd Vice Chairman and Managing Director Neeraj Singal arrested in connection with two separate graft cases. "It is stated by the IO...
  • Italian marines case: Court to hear case on August 27 August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August 27 for hearing the case involving two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012. The matter came up for hearing before Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh who asked the investigating officer of the case...
  • Delhi: Husband, inlaws acquitted in 14yearold dowry death case July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, along with his four family members, has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of cruelly treating his wife for dowry which led to her death. Additional Sessions Judge Pulastya Pramachala absolved east Delhi residents Dinesh Kumar Gautam, an Air force employee, his mother...
  • Delhi: Man gets 15year jail for raping and cheating girl July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A 31year old man, who deceitfully had physical relations with a girl and tied the knot with her while concealing that he was already married, has been sent to jail for 15 years by a Delhi court which said he also cheated the victim's parents by falsely taking...
  • Physical relations between husband, wife not rape: Delhi Court June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Physical relations between a husband and wife, even if they are against the woman's consent, does not tantamount to rape, a Delhi court has said while freeing a man of the charges of rape. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Virender Bhat made these observations while acquitting a man who...
  • Delhi: 2 youngsters acquitted of charges of raping minor cousin June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted two brothers of the charges of raping their minor cousin sister, saying the possibility of them being falsely implicated to settle a business rivalry between them and the girl's father cannot be ruled out. Additional Sessions Judge Vikash Dhull let off the two south...
  • Smriti Irani summoned in defamation complaint filed by Sanjay Nirupam June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani was on Friday summoned as an accused by a Delhi court in a criminal defamation complaint filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Dheeraj Mittal issued the summons against Irani asking her to appear before it on September 27. Nirupam,...
  • Midnight raid on African women: Court seeks final status report May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Monday issued notice to an Investigating Officer of Delhi Police, probing the former Delhi minister Somnath Bharti's purported raid on some African residents last year, to remain present "in person" with final status report after he failed to turn up. Metropolitan Magistrate Chetna Singh on January...
  • Delhi court issues warrant against Shazia Ilmi in defamation case May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued bailable warrant against Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi for nonappearance in a defamation case filed by outgoing Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit. The court had last month warned of coercive measures against Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and...
  • Kejriwal to stay in jail till June 6, says will not furnish bail bond May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...