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  • Illegal arms sale: SC voices anguish over Armymen being let off with reprimand 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish over top-ranking Army officers being let off with minor punishment of "reprimand" and small fine for their involvement in illegal sale of weapons and kept its option open to order probe in all Army commands. Indicating that it may consider a...
  • HC moved to restrain Centre from attending CHOGM November 4, 2013

    A PIL petition seeking to restrain the Centre from sending delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), scheduled in Sri Lanka from November 15, was filed in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday. A bench comprising Justices M Jaichandren and S Vaidyanathan, after hearing the...
  • Lawyers to lay siege to Taj Mahal today demanding new HC bench in Agra August 26, 2013

    Lawyers demanding a bench of the Allahabad High Court in Agra will hold a protest march and lay siege to the Taj Mahal on Monday, an organiser said, adding that tourists inconvenienced by the stir would be presented roses and explained the reasons. After the daylong siege, the lawyers from Mathura,...
  • Lawyers to lay siege to Taj Mahal over new HC court bench in West UP August 20, 2013

    Agitating lawyers from Agra division, demanding a bench of the Allahabad High Court in western Uttar Pradesh, have said they would lay siege to Taj Mahal on Aug 26 to press their demand. After the daylong siege, the lawyers from Mathura, Firozabad, Mainpuri, Etah and Aligarh districts, will also stop traffic...
  • Allahabad HC delegation meets Kapil Sibal, CJI over West UP bench issue August 19, 2013

    A delegation of lawyers of the Allahabad High Court, opposed to the creation of a separate bench in western Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday claimed to have met the Union Law Minister and the Chief Justice of India and received an assurance that their grievances will be taken care of. Advocates of...
  • Allahabad HC lawyers boycott work, demand for separate bench August 13, 2013

    Advocates of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday boycotted work in protest against the demand to set up a new bench in western Uttar Pradesh. The decision to boycott was taken on Monday at a general body meeting of the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) in Allahabad as a mark of protest...
  • Larger bench of SC to hear pleas of death row convicts July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A larger bench of the Supreme Court will hear from October 22 a batch of petitions seeking commutation of their death sentence into life imprisonment on account of delay in carrying out the execution following the dismissal of their mercy petitions by the President. "Death sentence matters will be...
  • 'Back Back Student' to be released on March 15 March 8, 2013

    'Back Bench Srudent', starring Mahath Raghavendra, Piya Bhaajpai and Archana Kavi in the lead roles is set to be released world wide on March 15th in more than 200 theatres. 'Snehageetham' and 'It's my love story' fame Madhura Sreedhar is the director. The censor work of the movie has been...
  • Can't direct suspension of MPs facing criminal cases: SC January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear a plea for disqualification of MPs and MLAs chargesheeted for crime against women but agreed to go into issues of fast track trial of rape cases and implementation of laws for safety of women. The apex court, which was hearing...
  • Malyalam Review: 'Last bench' is not bad August 10, 2012

    With the arrival of hit movies like 'Classmates', 'Autograph' and 'Rock On', the feel of nostalgia had become a strong selling point of many films. The latest to be added to the list is 'Last Bench', from debutante director Jiju Ashokan. This time he is banking on the adolescent...
  • Starring newcomers 'Last Bench' hit screens August 4, 2012

    As newcomers movie are doing good at Box Office, director Jiju Ashokan has taken the risk to present his film with newcomers. Titled 'Last Bench', the movie tells a tale of friendship between four friends. 'Angadi Theru' fame Mahesh landed in Mollywood through this movie which had made...
  • Petition filed against Gen Singh at Chandigarh AFT February 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Trouble seems to be brewing up for Army chief General VK Singh yet again as the Chandigarh bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal is all set to hear a petition against him, filed by Major General TS Handa. Maj Gen Handa filed an appeal against Singh saying his...
  • T'puram: Fight for HC Bench enters Year 4 February 13, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: "It is a not a four-year-old fight, but one which started half-a-century ago," says advocate K P Jayachandran, Thiruvananthapuram Bar Association president  and Chairman of the Joint Action Council for agitation for the High Court Bench when the second phase of agitation completes four years. Kerala is the only...
  • SC constitutional bench to hear OBC quota issue July 1, 2011

    new Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the constitution bench to re-look into implementation of the 27 per cent OBC quota in universities. There is no clarity from the Supreme Court - a constitution bench will hear the matter of OBC quota on Monday. Delhi University colleges have been confused...
  • Congress, BJP hail SC verdict to lift stay September 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Congress and the BJP have welcomed the apex court’s verdict which has allowed the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court to go ahead with the pronouncement of verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute case. Congress General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi said that the party is happy with...
  • Anti-quota petitioners unmask govt at SC September 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The anti-quota petitioners on Wednesday described the UPA Government’s legislation providing 27 per cent reservation to OBCs in Central educational institutions as ‘usurpation’ of judicial power. Contending that Parliament acted in a ‘hasty’ way in enacting the controversial OBC quota law, the petitioners pleaded before the court that the...
  • SC turns down govt plea, OBC quota stays frozen August 9, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the Centre's petition seeking vacation of its interim order staying the implementation of 27 per cent quota for OBCs in elite educational institutions. Refusing to lift the freeze, a five-judge Constitution Bench ruled that the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act 2006...
  • Ronaldo eager to return for Brazil duty September 18, 2006

    Rio de Janeiro: Ronaldo said on Sunday that he would be happy to sit on the bench if he is recalled by Brazil and hit back at criticism of his performances at the World Cup. The Real Madrid striker, who kept his place in the team at the World Cup...