JUSTICE

  • Law colleges could help in shaping good judges: Justice Oka 2 days ago

    Thane: Justice AS Oka of Bombay High Court has called upon the law colleges to teach the students how to become good judges, in addition to being good lawyers. Stressing the need for more judges in the country's courts, he said law colleges could help in shaping them up. Justice...
  • Alstom to pay record $772 million to settle bribery charges with US 2 days ago

    Washington: The French firm Alstom SA (ALSO.PA) has pleaded guilty and will pay $772 million in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Justice Department alleging the company bribed government officials to win business around the world. The settlement announced by the Justice Department on Monday marks the largest-ever criminal...
  • New York Police Department terms the incident as an 'assassination' 3 days ago

    US President Barack Obama has condemned the killing of two New York Police Department Officers in Brooklyn. The alleged killer identified as Imaayel Brinsley later shot himself. NYPD has termed the incident as an 'assassination'. ...
  • Gunman kills two New York police officers in possible revenge attack 3 days ago

    New York: A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers and then killed himself, police said, after a social media post indicated he may having been seeking revenge for the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest attempt. The two New York City Police Department officers, Rafael...
  • 2 years on, Delhi gangrape victim's parents still fight for justice December 16, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old woman in the national capital, victim's parents fight for justice. They said their fight will not end until law is changed to treat juveniles in rape cases as adults. Her mother said, "Nothing has changed in all these years. Till...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Pressure on N Srinivasan as hearing resumes today December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court hearing on Justice Mukul Mudgal committee's report on IPL corruption and spot-fixing scandal will resume on Monday. The BCCI chief-in-exile, N Srinivasan, on December 10 submitted an undertaking in Supreme Court saying that if he is elected BCCI President, he will keep himself away from all the...
  • Pending rape cases: High Court chief justices urged to set up fast track courts December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has urged chief justices of high courts to set up fast track courts to deal with pending rape cases and monitor their progress. Since setting up of fast track courts is the responsibility of the state government, the Centre has also urged the chief ministers to...
  • US Justice Department says Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana December 12, 2014

    Grants Pass: Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug, the US Justice Department said on Thursday. Some advocates said the announcement could open new markets across the country and give...
  • Delhi rape: Uber didn't act on accused despite past complaints, says not sure if its drivers are verified December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: While the rape case against Uber driver Shiv Kumar Yadav is already under investigation, past cases of sexual assault against the accused have also come to the fore. Another young woman Nidhi Shah has now came forward saying she had complained against him just two weeks ago, but...
  • Delhi rape: Accused Uber cab driver a serial offender, says police December 9, 2014

    "In 2003, 2006 and 2013 Shiv Kumar Yadav was arrested and chargesheet filed. He is a criminal and has been at home for a year," said Superintendent of Police (SP) Mainpuri talking about the accused in the Delhi rape case. ...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cab driver booked in several other cases in the last 8 years December 9, 2014

    The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. ...
  • Delhi rape: Uber driver a serial offender, booked in more sexual assault and molestation cases December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. In...
  • Delhi rape: Uber admits to not doing background checks; accused driver's papers forged, say police December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could spell more trouble for international taxi service provider Uber, its official has admitted that the company does not do background checks on drivers. Delhi Police investigating the rape case of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital interrogated a team of officials of Uber cab service....
  • Bengaluru: Mob ties man to a pole, beats him up for 'stalking' a girl December 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a case of brutal mob justice, a young man in his early twenties was tied up to a pole and severely beaten up. According to sources, police officers saved the man and rushed him to Nimhans hospital for medical treatment. Though the man is not in a critical...
  • Christian Bale jealous of Ben Affleck? November 25, 2014

    Los Angles: Actor Christian Bale, who is best known for portraying Batman in 'The Dark Knight' trilogy, says he felt jealous when he saw actor Ben Affleck taking over the character in his upcoming film 'Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice'. Affleck received a heavy backlash from fans once he was...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Sachin Tendulkar refuses to comment on Mudgal Report November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday refused to comment on Justice Mudgal Commitee's report on the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal. Tendulkar, a Rajya Sabha member, said here that the Supreme Court will look into the case, and it was not wise for him...
  • 'Clean' Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI president November 21, 2014

    Having regained considerable ground after a clean chit in the IPL probe followed by backing from the BCCI, N Srinivasan on Friday requested the Supreme Court to reinstate him as the BCCI president. Srinivasan, the ICC Chairman, filed an affidavit in the SC requesting the apex court to allow his return...
  • The Indian cricket fan has been let down November 19, 2014

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties but unfortunately, going by the current crop of off-field events, it has become a game of inglorious certainties; and the Indian cricket fan is once again shown a photo-shopped image of the game in the country. The much-awaited Mudgal report had a lot of...
  • SEBI's investor protection project may get an overhaul in board meeting today November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: SEBI chief UK Sinha's pet project, investor protection, is all set to get a fillip. Following the recommendations of the Justice RS Sodhi panel and public comments received last December, the SEBI board will overhaul existing norms, beginning with the tweaking of the very definition of an insider. Sources...
  • MS Dhoni's stand on Gurunath Meiyappan contradicted by report November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's stand that Gurunath Meiyappan was a "mere cricket enthusiast" supporting Chennai Super Kings has been contradicted by the Justice Mudgal IPL probe committee report. The report, which was partly made public on Monday, has said that investigations have confirmed that Meiyappan was a team...
  • Major reforms in adoption procedure: Maneka Gandhi November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Major reforms being carried out by the central government will enable prospective adoptive parents to get a child within a period of maximum of four months, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said here Monday. Briefing the newly-constituted consultative committee of parliament attached to the ministry, she highlighted...
  • The story of India's missing children November 12, 2014

    In a country where 3000 children are born every hour, the fact that 15 children go missing every hour seems to matter very little. A poorly implemented law, a largely apathetic police force and an overburdened child helpline seem to be falling grossly short of controlling these steadily rising...
  • Aadhaar not required for availing social security: Kavita Jain November 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Kavita Jain said that beneficiaries of various social security schemes are not required to produce Aadhaar card for availing these. She said that she has come to notice that beneficiaries were being asked to produce Aadhaar cards at the time of disbursement of...
  • One India player, MS Dhoni's conflict of interest mentioned in Mudgal report: sources November 3, 2014

    The final IPL spot-fixing probe report submitted to the Supreme Court by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee on Monday contains the name of one India national player, while also highlighting the conflict of interest of India and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has also learnt...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal committee submits final report to Supreme Court November 3, 2014

    The Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee on Monday submitted its final probe report on the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case in a sealed envelope to the Supreme Court that will hear the case on November 10. "The report has been submitted in a sealed cover. Court will decide what to do...
  • BCCI pleads SC for early hearing on IPL 6 scandal: sources November 2, 2014

    Moreover, BCCI also wants clarity on N Srinivasan's position ahead of the Annual General body meeting, which is scheduled for Nov 20. ...
  • If you have information on black money, share it with SIT: MB Shah November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Anyone who has specific and definite information on black money can share it with Supreme Court-appointed SIT going into the issue that can crack down on those stashing money abroad and at home. The Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah, will open...
  • We are submitting final IPL probe report on Nov 3: Justice Mudgal October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed by Justice Mukul Mudgal will submit the final report to apex court on the IPL-6 betting and spot-fixing scandal, on November 3. "We will be submitting the final report to the Supreme Court on November 3. Beyond this, I won't be able...
  • Child right is a matter of international concern: Justice Lokur October 18, 2014

    Shillong: Supreme Court Judge, Justice Madan B Lokur on Saturday said that child rights is a matter of international concern and it is time that the issue needs to be concentrated at the national sphere by breaking 'compartmental-barriers'. "We now have to concentrate on the...
  • Delhi: Employer asked to pay compensation of over Rs 60 K to minor maid October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Upholding an order of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), a Delhi court has asked an employer to pay a compensation of Rs 60,840 to a minor maid for making her work for eight months without wages. "I have no hesitation in holding that the Child Welfare Committee was...