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  • BPO employee gangrape: Delhi court to pronounce verdict on Monday 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30-year-old BPO executive from the northeast in Dhaula Kuan in 2010. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat had on September 8...
  • Give reasons for seeking information under RTI: Madras High Court 3 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a serious blow to transparency regime in the country, the Madras High Court has said RTI applicants must give reasons for seeking information as it gave relief to its Registry from disclosing file notings on a complaint against a chief metropolitan magistrate. A division bench comprising justices...
  • Kerala liquor ban: HC dismisses appeals against closure of 418 bars 14 hours 22 minutes ago

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Saturday dismissed as infructuous the writ appeals challenging the closure of 418 bar hotels in the state in view of the new excise policy declared by the government. Dismissing the appeals by bar hotel owners, a division bench comprising justice KT Sankaran...
  • Ishrat case: Court allows 2 accused policemen to go outside Gujarat 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: The special CBI court on Saturday allowed the applications of two police officers, who are accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, seeking modification of their bail conditions which bar them from leaving Gujarat. Judge Geeta Gopi allowed the pleas of IPS officers GL...
  • Labhpur gangrape: 13 convicts sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment 23 hours 29 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur has sentenced all 13 convicts in the Labhpur gangrape case to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,000 each. The court has also directed the West Bengal government to shoulder the financial responsibilities of all the family dependents of the convicts...
  • Birbhum gangrape: 13 accused held guilty by court, sentencing on Saturday Yesterday

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur in West Bengal on Friday pronounced 13 accused in a gangrape case guilty. The sentence will be given on Saturday. In January this year, a 20-year-old tribal girl was gangraped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court for having an affair outside her...
  • WB: Court sentences 5 convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years Yesterday

    Kolkata: A Barasat court in West Bengal on Friday sentenced five convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years. The girl from Bihar was gangraped twice in October last year and was set on fire. The victim's family alleged that girl was murdered for lodging police complaint. ...
  • HC slams Delhi government on its policy for giving uniforms to EWS kids 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the "insensitive" city government for its "wonky policy" with regard to providing uniforms to children of economically weaker sections studying in private schools, saying it will create a "class divide" among children as well as "change their moral fabric". "Your policies are...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea to hold protest against Chinese President Xi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A plea seeking permission to hold peaceful protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a three days visit, was on Thursday dismissed by the Delhi High Court. Justice Vibhu Bakhru rejected the petition filed by Rashi Jauhri, who claims to be a sympathiser of the people from...
  • HC seeks report from Delhi government on toilets catering to shelter homes 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday took note of non-functional mobile toilets that cater to homeless people living in night shelters and sought a report from the city government by Friday. "Please inform us tomorrow as to how many permanent and temporary toilets are there for the shelter homes....
  • Illegal mining: SC dismisses Tamil Nadu government's plea against probe officer 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the state's plea against the appointment of IAS officer U Sagayam to probe illegal mining in the state. Earlier, the Madras High Court had appointed a committee headed by Sagayam to probe illegal sand and...
  • J&K floods: SC expresses concern over relief work, demands status report from state government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Thursday expressed concern over the relief work in the flood-affected state of Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court asked the Central government to convene a meeting of the health secretaries of all states to dispatch doctors for medical emergencies in the state. It also asked the...
  • SC raps Modi government over lack of transparency in the appointment of CVC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed unhappiness over the procedure proposed by the government for the appointment of the Chief Vigilance and Vigilance Commissioners. The court has criticised the appointment procedure saying it lacks transparency. The apex court said that the lack of a transparent procedure will deprive...
  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has refused to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case against Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha in the 2g scam. Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source. The apex...
  • Allahabad HC recommends expulsion of 11 trainee judges over arson in Lucknow 3 days ago

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday recommended expulsion of 11 trainee judges. The decision comes after the trainee judges allegedly indulged in arson and misbehaved with a girl in Lucknow. The alleged incident took place on September 7 at a restaurant in Lucknow. The judges allegedly got involved in a...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC dispenses with the personal appearance of DMK supremo Karunanidhi 3 days ago

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday dispensed with the personal appearance of DMK President and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi before the Justice (Retd) R Regupathi Commission, appointed by the government to probe irregularities in the construction of new secretariat complex at Omandurar Estate. ...
  • Custodial torture: Madras HC impleads Home Secretary, DGP, SP 3 days ago

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday suo motu impleaded the Home Secretary, the Director General of Police and the Superintendent of Police, Tiruppur district, as respondents in the case of alleged custodial torture of a woman at a police station at Udumalaipet in Coimbatore district. ...
  • Bombay HC allows BARC workers to move Centre on Bhabha bungalow 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed employees of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to make a representation before the union government on their plea to declare the bungalow of nuclear scientist Homi Bhabha as a national monument. BARC employees, who had filed a PIL seeking to convert the bungalow...
  • Unauthorised constructions can't be curbed by inspections: MCDs to Delhi HC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The municipal corporations in the city on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that unauthorised construction cannot be curbed or prevented by conducting inspections but "economic deterrents" should be put in place for this. The submission was made before a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul...
  • Denial of admission; HC asks Delhi government to probe, take steps 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to probe the allegation of an NGO that over 80 kids have been denied admission in schools on the ground that they do not have residential proof. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw said that...
  • Madras HC seeks details on number of cases registered against teachers 3 days ago

    Madurai: The Madras High Court bench on Wednesday sought details from police on the number of cases registered against teachers on complaints of students committing suicide after being reprimanded/punished by teachers. Justice N Kirubakaran gave the direction while hearing a petition filed by John Kennedy, Principal...
  • Coalgate: Court to hear case against two government servants on October 1 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A special court on Wednesday fixed October 1 for hearing a coal block allocation case, in which the Delhi High Court recently quashed charges against Chhattisgarh-based Prakash Industries Ltd and its director. The matter was fixed for October 1 after CBI said that it required...
  • Madras High Court seeks details of cyber crime complaints 3 days ago

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the cyber crime cell of Tamil Nadu Police to submit to it by September 22 details of complaints received in the past one decade of offences like sharing objectionable photographs of women on the Internet. The details, including status of the complaints, should...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar likely to get Arjuna Award: sources 4 days ago

    Boxer Manoj Kumar, who had approached the High Court after being overlooked for the Arjuna Award, is likely to get the sports honour - sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday. According to the sources, Manoj's coach has received a call from the Sports Ministry about the development. After Manoj's plea, the HC...
  • Websites' grievance officer's name, contact displayed: Delhi HC to Centre 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim. "I say that in compliance...
  • Dubai: Elderly fisherman jailed for molesting minor Indian boy 4 days ago

    Dubai: A 62-year-old fisherman from Oman has been sentenced to 27 months in prison here for molesting a minor Indian boy in an inebriated state. The nine-year-old schoolboy, who was out for playing with his friends, was lured by the elderly man, identified as MA with cold drink and two...
  • SC raps Centre for being 'sloppy' in checking female foeticide 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Centre for being "sloppy" in checking female foeticide in the country, saying laws are not being implemented and everything is being left to fate. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra directed the Centre and all state governments to give details of...
  • Vodafone, government agree to extend date for selection of 3rd arbitrator 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian government and Vodafone have mutually agreed to extend the deadline for appointment of the third arbitrator to resolve the Rs 20,000-crore tax dispute case with UK telecom major Vodafone. "Our arbitrator and Vodafone have mutually agreed to extend deadline for appointment of...
  • Delhi: e-rickshaws to carry 4 passengers at a time, say draft rules 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A mandatory driving licence and a maximum speed limit of 25 km per hour are among the conditions that the central government will impose for allowing plying of e-rickshaws, which had been banned by the Delhi High Court for want of regulations. A maximum of only four passengers will...
  • File affidavit by September 20 on condition of Kochi roads: Kerala HC to PWD 4 days ago

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the Public Works Department to file an affidavit by September 20 detailing the action taken to repair roads in Kochi after interim orders were issued prior to court closing for the Onam vacation. The order in this regard was...