Witness

  • Indecent, scandalous questions can't be put to witnesses:Court 2 days ago

    New Delhi/ Observing that the process of cross examination is an important tool to elicit information from a witness, a Delhi court has said that "indecent" and "scandalous" questions cannot be put to them as it can be misused for harassment. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar while hearing a revision petition,...
  • Ness, Preity got into argument but no physical abuse: Wadia's witnesses July 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police have recorded statements of both the witnesses named by Kings XVI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia. Both the witnesses in their statements have said that they saw bollywood actress Pretiy Zinta and her former boyfriend Ness Wadia get into an argument but said that there was no...
  • Mumbai Police to record statement of Ness Wadia's witnesses by Wednesday July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police will start recording statements of Kings XVI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia's witnesses by Wednesday. Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has alleged that her former boyfriend Wadia intimidated and abused her in May during an IPL match between Kings XVI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings. Wadia has given...
  • Preity Zinta case: Witnesses say they are not persons named by Ness Wadia July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Two of the witnesses listed by industrialist Ness Wadia whose statements he wants to be recorded in the molestation case filed by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta against him, were not cooperating, while the rest were yet to be identified and contacted, according to police. "When two of them (witnesses) were...
  • Saw Ness Wadia grabbing Preity Zinta's arm, says witness June 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Thursday recorded statements of the witnesses named by Preity Zinta in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Jay Kanojia, a Mumbai businessman and one of the witnesses in the case, told police that he saw Ness Wadia grabbing the actress's arm but...
  • No charges dropped against Ness Wadia: Mumbai Police after recording Preity's statement June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: In the latest development in the Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia tiff, the Mumbai Police after recording the actress' statement on Tuesday said that no charges have been dropped against Ness Wadia, nor has any other charge been added. Preity mentioned two new places at Wankhede stadium where her alleged spat with...
  • Eye witness in case of abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl, killed April 17, 2014

    An eye witness in a case of abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl was allegedly killed in Muzaffarnagar after he refused to turn hostile in the court, police said on Thursday. Fayyaz (60), was killed by a sharp object in Khoja Nagal village of the district here on Wednesday. The deceased...
  • French court summons dogs as witnesses in a murder trial April 5, 2014

    A French court has sought help from man's best friend in a murder trial, media reported on Friday. A nine-year-old labrador named Tango has testified as a star witness in the murder case of its master, who was killed in a fight in the city of Tours in Central France, the...
  • Gender and Identity in Urmila Pawar's 'Mother Wit' February 7, 2014

    Urmila Pawar is an acclaimed Maharashtrian writer, and is also considered to be one of the most acclaimed writers representing Dalit culture and gender issues. Her stories resound with her own self definition, which is, a woman, a dalit and a Buddhist. Her most recent work, Mother Wit, is testimony...
  • Hit-and-run case: Prosecution to examine 64 witnesses against Salman Khan January 21, 2014

    The decks were cleared on Tuesday for the commencement of fresh trial against Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case with the prosecution giving to the court a list of 64 witnesses they propose to examine. Salman is facing the charge of running over his Toyota Land Cruiser on...
  • Delhi Law Minister denies tampering with proof, Kejriwal backs him January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Tuesday refuted allegations that he tampered with the evidence in a case that he was handling as a lawyer. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, too, came to his defence saying that there was no proof to show that Bharti tampered with any evidence...
  • 2 Pakistan witnesses cross-examined in Mumbai terror trial December 19, 2013

    Two critical witnesses, including an electoral officer who provided the names of relatives of one of the 10 LeT terrorists who carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, were cross-examined in a Pakistani anti-terror court. Okara District Electoral Officer, Javed along with the Manager of the Muslim Commercial Bank in Muzaffarabad were...
  • Witnesses describe the horror of Patna blasts October 27, 2013

    The series of blasts in Patna has left 5 dead and 50 injured. CNN-IBN caught up with a few eye witnesses who were present near Gandhi Maidan when terror struck. ...
  • Quality, not quantity of evidence required for conviction: SC October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: It is the quality and not the quantity of evidence which is required for conviction that can even be based on the testimony of a sole eyewitness, the Supreme Court has said. "In the matter of appreciation of evidence of witnesses, it is not the number of witnesses but...
  • Pakistani team to question 26/11 Mumbai terror attack witnesses September 1, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani eight-member delegation will visit India next week to cross-examine the witnesses in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a media report said on Sunday. The delegation will comprise Pakistani prosecution and defence lawyers, the Dawn newspaper reported citing a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutor. Mohammad Azhar Chaudhry, FIA's special prosecutor, said...
  • Delhi gangrape: Witness tortured by police, alleges defence August 19, 2013

    One of the accused in December 16 gangrape and murder trial on Monday claimed before a special court at New Delhi that the witness did not turn up on his behalf as he is "afraid" and was "tortured" by Delhi Police officials. The counsel for Vinay Sharma told Additional Sessions Judge...
  • December 16 gangrape: Church witness refutes accused's claim August 17, 2013

    The secretary of a church, deposing before a Delhi court on Friday, refuted a December 16 gang-rape case accused's claim that he was at a music event organised by it on the night of the incident. The brother of a church, also its secretary, was brought as a witness before Additional...
  • Aarushi murder case: Talwars' London-based witness fails to appear in court August 17, 2013

    A London-based DNA expert, who was to examine forensic documents provided by CBI in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case as a defence witness, did not turn up in the special CBI court in Ghaziabad on Friday. The Court of Additional Sessions Judge Shyam Lal fixed August 22 for next hearing to...
  • Dec 16 gangrape defence witnesses 'detained illegally': Accused July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: An accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder trial on Monday claimed before a special court here that some defence witnesses, who were to depose in his favour, were being "detained illegally" by Bihar Police. Akshay Thakur moved an application seeking direction from additional sessions judge Yogesh Khanna...
  • 2G: Anil Ambani exempted from appearing in court till 2nd week of Aug July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani has been allowed exemption from personally appearing as a prosecution witness in the trial court till the second week of August. Anil Ambani had moved an exemption application after the Supreme Court posted Reliance Telecom Limited's plea challenging a court order asking him...
  • 2G: Anil Ambani seeks exemption from appearing as prosecution witness July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Thursday moved an exemption application to appear as a prosecution witness in the trial court. The Supreme Court has posted Reliance Telecom Limited's plea challenging a court order asking Anil Ambani to appear as prosecution witness, for hearing on...
  • 2G case: SC to hear RTL plea against court order on Anil Ambani July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear the petition filed by Reliance Telecom Limited challenging a Delhi court order in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. The Delhi court had summoned Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani as prosecution witnesses in...
  • 2G case: Delhi court summons Anil Ambani as a CBI witness on July 26 July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday summoned Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani as a CBI witness on July 26 in 2G spectrum allocation scam case. Reliance Telecom Ltd (RTL), however, has moved the Supreme Court challenging trial court's order. RTL, facing trial in the case, moved the Supreme Court against...
  • 2G case: Reliance Telecom moves SC against court order on Anil, Tina Ambani July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Telecom Ltd (RTL) on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging trial court's order summoning Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani as prosecution witnesses in 2G spectrum allocation scam case. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, before whom the matter was mentioned for...
  • 2G: SC to hear plea to exempt Karuna's wife from appearing as witness July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear the plea for exempting Dayalu Ammal, DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife, from appearing as a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. A special bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi, which monitors all the 2G cases, will hear Dayalu's...
  • CJ Show: Videos and pictures June 30, 2013

    Your Pictures and Videos form the site of tragedy that made it to the show this week. Also, showcasing are pictures sent by our partner- World Vision India, a humanitarian organization working for the relief of flood victims. ...
  • CJ Show: CJ Videos and pictures June 23, 2013

    Following the monsoons rains, CJ's from across the country posted some compelling visuals on our site. We are featuring some of them on the show. Watch how monsoon rains washed away the roads in Uttarakhand and left streets submerged in water at various other places. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 21, 2013

    This week's citizen journalist show gets you some dramatic CJ visuals from Uttarakhand. The witness accounts of the monsoon mayhem, editors response and much more. Watch the show, Saturday 9:30 PM....
  • Govt mulling to introduce witness protection programme May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is mulling to introduce a witness protection programme based on best international models for guaranteeing anonymity to those who depose in courts against powerful accused in criminal cases. The Home Ministry has sought opinion of the state governments on the move to protect a threatened witness or...
  • Jessica Lal murder: HC to decide the fate of hostile witnesses May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: More than two years after reserving its verdict, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday decide whether to prosecute 19 witnesses including Bollywood actor Shyan Munshi on the charge of perjury for turning hostile during the trial of Jessica Lal murder case. A bench of justices S Ravindra...