COURT ORDER

  • 'Daughter by Court Order' by Ratna is a promising debut November 7, 2014

    It was a friend's recommendation and the New York Times' review of this book that made me pick up this work of fiction and I am mighty impressed with it. So much so that I could not stop myself from raving about it in the readers community. 'Daughter by Court...
  • Microsoft will not hand over overseas email to US prosecutors, despite court order August 30, 2014

    New York: A US judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to US prosecutors, but the software company said it would not release any emails while it appeals the ruling. Chief Judge Loretta Preska of the US District Court...
  • Nursery admissions: Parents distressed as HC stays draw of lots March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Anxiety and tension deepens for parents as nursery admissions in Delhi continue to be in limbo. The process of drawing lots has now been stayed by the High Court, an order which has distressed parents. "I had taken offs, filled forms and now I am not sure if...
  • SC directs Sahara to provide details of source of payment to investors January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: More trouble brewing is for the Sahara group as Supreme Court has directed the business group to reveal the source of Rs 20,000 crore which the company returned to its investors. The apex court rapped the Sahara group asking it to provide the details of all the funds it...
  • Quattrocchi a 'ghost' created by BJP, says Congress July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday said Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi was a "ghost" created by BJP and slammed the opposition for seeking to drag his name to "besmirch" the party and the Gandhi family. Party leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said Quattrocchi was a "ghost" created by BJP and that charges...
  • The Last Word: How significant is SC's order on red beacon lights? April 5, 2013

    How significant is the Supreme Court's order the red beacon lights' usage must be sharply curtailed? And will this end the culture of perks and privileges that is showered on important people? ...
  • Medical seats sale: CD of sting operation sent to MCI April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: CNNIBN on Friday submitted a CD containing the sting operation on how medical colleges in three states are selling postgraduate seats for crores of rupees to the Medical Council of India (MCI). India's top doctors have demanded the government steps in and acts immediately to check the shocking...
  • Is medical education still on sale in India? April 4, 2013

    In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNNIBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges are illegally...
  • Private medical colleges selling seats for crores April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNNIBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges...
  • 34 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrive at Rameswaram March 17, 2013

    Rameswaram: A day after a Sri Lankan court ordered their release, 34 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were taken into custody by the Island Navy for trespassing into their waters, arrived at Rameswaram on Saturday night. The fishermen along with their five boats were earlier handed over to the Indian Coast...
  • Pranab, Khurshid welcome 2G breather for PC February 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday welcomed the 2G trial court's order on P Chidambaram, dismissing the plea against him by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy. Welcoming the verdict, Mukherjee said, "Someone was unfairly persecuted. Even in the Supreme Court's order, it was never mentioned that the (then)...
  • Bellary: lakhs jobless after SC ban on mining August 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The mining operations in Karnataka's Bellary district have stopped after a Supreme Court order but nearly 17 lakh workers have been left jobless as a result. They say their cultivable land has become infertile and jobless farmers are dependent on a pittance. Mountains being blasted, iron ore furiously dug...
  • Davis case: Pak court orders another arrest February 19, 2011

    Delhi: A Pakistani court has ordered the arrest of a second US consular employee in connection with the fatal shooting of two men in Lahore. US diplomat Raymond Davis is in jail for the same crime the subject of an intense diplomatic standoff between US and Pakistan over his...
  • Order on Quattrocchi closure report reserved February 10, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order for February 21 on the CBI's plea seeking withdrawal of case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the over twodecadeold Bofors payoff scam. "This court has heard the argument. There is no point in holding back the...
  • Innocent are put behind bars: Rajesh Talwar February 10, 2011

    New Delhi: "I don't think I should have been born in India. There is no system. Innocent people are put behind the bars. Those who commit crimes are out," was how dentist Rajesh Talwar reacted to a Ghaziabad court order asking him to face trial on the charge of killing...
  • Cops may confiscate Musharraf's assets over probe October 30, 2009

    Islamabad: A court in northwest Pakistan on Thursday directed police to declare former President Pervez Musharraf a "proclaimed offender" and confiscate his property if he failed to cooperate with the probe into the whereabouts of a man allegedly detained by security agencies during his tenure. The district and sessions court...
  • No smoking zones marked | UPA helps stub the butt October 1, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian government has decided to stub the butt for you. Its plans got a boost from the Supreme Court refusing to stay the government's notification. The government is all set to impose a ban on smoking in public places from October 2. So beware, if you are caught lighting...
  • Guj cops shot Pathan in cold blood May 8, 2007

    Ahmedabad: Sohrabuddin Sheikh was not the only person to be killed in a fake encounter by DG Vanzara's team. CNNIBN has documentary evidence to prove that the Gujarat cops had killed yet another man, named Sameer Khan Pathan, in cold blood in 2002. Pathan was allegedly picked up by the...
  • HC gives blind student raw deal April 23, 2007

    Jabalpur/ Bhopal: Medical school can be a difficult and challenging place. And for Nitin Mantri who is partially blind, it is even more so. Last year, Nitin was denied admission to the Jabalpur Medical College despite a good performance in the entrance exam. "I had scored 87.6 per cent marks where...
  • Is Railway food edible enough? April 19, 2007

    New Delhi: A Delhi High Courtappointed panel says that Railway food is inedible and stale. However, Railway officials dont agree as they say no one has ever fallen ill after having the food. ...
  • Pay freedom fighter Rs 30K: HC to Govt March 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Government to pay litigation cost of Rs 30,000 to 85yearold freedom fighter Ashwini Kumar Mishra by March 14. Directing the Union Home Ministry to pay the amount through a draft to Mishra, Justice S Murlidhar said, "it is a matter of concern...