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  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for non-appearance 14 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs 3 lakh by a court in the national capital for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. It is the second time she...
  • Microsoft will not hand over overseas email to US prosecutors, despite court order 21 hours 45 minutes ago

    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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

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  • Odisha chit fund scam: Why didn't the state government act despite proof of political patronage? Yesterday

    Bhubaneswar: In a report submitted to the Supreme Court, the Odisha government said that over one million investors in the state were duped of over Rs 4000 crore by 163 fraudulent chit fund companies for almost a decade. The question that had the experts puzzled was how could this daylight robbery...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • Katara case: HC grants Vikas Yadav 2 days custody parole Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, to meet his ailing grandfather by granting him custody parole of two days as a test to see if he is "fit to be let out in society". The court, for the time being, refused...
  • HC to pronounce order on plying of e-rickshaws on September 9 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday fixed September 9 to pass its order on whether to permit plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital till rules are framed to regulate them under the Motor Vehicles Act. "List for order on next to next Tuesday (September 9)," a bench of...
  • SC notice to Centre on PIL for precautions against Ebola Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking immediate steps for proper screening of international flyers coming to India from Ebola virus-affected countries to prevent the deadly virus from spreading. A bench of Chief Justice RM Lodha, justices Kurian Joseph and RF Nariman...
  • SC issues notice to MP HC judge accused of sexual harassment Yesterday

    Gwalior: Two days after a female Gwalior judge approached the Supreme Court over sexual harassment charges directed against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, the apex court has issued a notice to the accused. The SC has also put a stay on the MP HC inquiry committee probing the case. The...
  • Laws must be faster than technology, says SC as Centre says it can't block 4 cr porn websites in India Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed concern as the government has informed it that it cannot block 4 crore porn websites operating in India. The government has told the apex court that they cannot direct Internet service providers to block these websites. The government has told the court that efforts...
  • Colombia court allows lesbian adoption Yesterday

    Bogota: Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled that a lesbian woman could adopt her long-time partner's daughter, though the ruling does not apply to gay adoption in all circumstances. Ana Leiderman appealed to the court to let her partner, Veronica Botero, adopt her biological daughter after the Colombian Family Well-being Institute...
  • Get pre-marital clinical tests to avoid impotency, STDs: Madras HC to couples 2 days ago

    Chennai: In a landmark ruling, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday suggested that prospective couples should get pre-marital clinical examinations to avoid impotency and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) spoiling matrimonial lives. Justice N Kirubakaran, calling it an avoidable human tragedy, said: "If pre-marital clinical examinations by doctors are...
  • Samjhauta Express blasts: Former RSS activist Aseemanand gets bail 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Swami Aseemanand was on Thursday granted bail in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts case. Aseemanand had been languishing in jail since 2011 when he, along with several others, was charged for the twin bomb blasts aboard the train. Over 60 people were killed in...
  • Decide complaint against Sonia Gandhi in 6 months: Delhi HC to CIC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to decide in six months a complaint against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the issue of non-compliance of transparency panel's directions that the party was answerable under the RTI Act. Noted RTI activist RK Jain had approached the Commission...
  • SC puts moral pressure on PM, CMs, says those facing criminal charges not to be made ministers 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court has put moral pressure on the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers by observing that people facing criminal or corruption charges should not be made ministers. The apex court, however, stopped short of prescribing disqualification for such people from becoming ministers and left it to the wisdom of the...
  • Should PM & CMs keep criminal netas out of their cabinet? 3 days ago

    In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking the removal of people with alleged criminal background from becoming ministers at the Centre or states. "We leave it to the wisdom of the Prime Minister whether to appoint people with criminal background or not," the apex...
  • SC clears scope of revisional power of high courts 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the scope of revisional power of high courts in rent laws by holding that they "cannot re-appreciate evidence" and perusal of evidence is confined "to find out legality, regularity and propriety" of the order impugned before it. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed...
  • No attempt to derail judicial process in 2G scam: CBI 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Under attack from some NGOs that it was allegedly stalling probe in the 2G scam, the CBI on Wednesday said there was no attempt to put any impediment in the judicial process and claimed that facts in the case were being twisted before the Supreme Court. As CBI finalises...
  • Saradha scam: CBI custody of accused businessman extended 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A city court on Wednesday extended the CBI custody of city-based businessman Sandhir Agarwal who was arrested for his alleged role in the Saradha chit fund scam. The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Alipore Court, extended the CBI custody of Agarwal by five days till September 1 on a prayer...
  • SC order puts pressure on PM to act against criminal politicians: Congress 3 days ago

    In a landmark observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea against the appointment of ministers with criminal background and put the onus firmly on the Prime Minister. ...
  • Ministers with criminal background: Time to see if PM acts on SC advice, says Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a moral test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court has completely put the onus on him on whether he would want to appoint ministers with criminal backgrounds. The court ruling has put the spotlight on Modi, with the Congress now awaiting the Prime Minister's next...
  • SC dismisses PIL on appointment of ministers with criminal background, says it's up to the PM 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking the removal of people with alleged criminal background from becoming ministers at the Centre or states. "We leave it to the wisdom of the Prime Minister whether to appoint people with criminal background or not,"...
  • SC to decide on PIL seeking removal of cabinet ministers with criminal background 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver a key verdict on Wednesday on a public interest litigation seeking the removal of cabinet ministers with criminal backgrounds. In an earlier hearing it was argued that those with a criminal past should not be made a part of the cabinet....
  • Petition filed in SC to keep CBI Director Ranjit Sinha away from 2G case 4 days ago

    New Delhi: An application has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking its direction to CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to recuse himself from investigation and prosecution in 2G case, alleging that he is trying to protect some influential accused in the scam. The application, filed by an NGO, Centre for Public...
  • Illegal arms sale: SC voices anguish over Armymen being let off with reprimand 4 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...
  • SC issues notice to Mayawati in DA case, gives her 3 weeks to respond 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in the disproportionate assets case. The court has given her three weeks to respond to the notice. CBI had in May 2014 had informed the Supreme Court that it had evidence to prosecute the...
  • Dissatisfied with probe panel, Gwalior judge moves SC over sexual harassment case against HC judge 4 days ago

    Gwalior: A Gwalior judge, who had alleged sexual harassment against a High Court judge, moved the Supreme Court expressing dissatisfaction over setting up of a committee to look into her complaint. She expressed dissatisfaction over the committee set up by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh to probe allegations. The former...
  • SC order on coal block allocations to affect 218 blocks 5 days ago

    The Supreme Court declared on Monday that all coal block allocations made by the 36th screening committee as illegal and said that coal block allocations from 1993 till 2010 were arbitrary and not transparent. The court has stopped short of de-allocation and posted the matter for further hearing on September...
  • Chandigarh: Former cricketer Yograj Singh arrested in brawl case, granted bail 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: Former Test cricketer Yograj Singh, who is father of Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh, was arrested along with three others on Monday in a brawl case over a car parking issue, police said. The cricketer-turned-actor was arrested from Panchkula after a case under various sections of the IPC, including trespassing...
  • Maharashtra government asked to consider declaring Bhabha bungalow as museum: Centre tells HC 5 days ago

    Mumbai: In a U-turn, the Centre informed the Bombay High Court on Monday that under the Central laws it would not be possible for it to convert the bungalow of nuclear scientist Homi J Bhabha into a museum and hence Maharashtra government has been asked to consider it. ...