Courts

  • Rajnath refutes Uttarakhand Governor's claim of being asked to quit 7 hours 1 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Government on Friday denied claims made by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi that he had been asked to quit and said an "appropriate response" will be filed before Supreme Court soon. Talking to PTI after touring flood-affected areas of Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "There was no move...
  • Killers of Nitish Katara deserve death: Delhi Police to HC 7 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The city police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, deserve death penalty as the offence was "pre-meditated" and committed in a "cold- blooded" manner. "The convicts (Vikas, Vishal and Sukhdev Pehalwan), in furtherance of their...
  • HC declines to hear PIL against UPSC's decision on Prelims 9 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to hear a PIL against UPSC's decision asking candidates not to answer questions in English Comprehensive section of the preliminary examination of the civil services to be held on August 24. "Why don't you (a lawyer who is also appearing in the...
  • Supreme Court notice to Centre, EC on Congress plea on foreign funding 9 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Centre and Election Commission on Congress Party's plea challenging Delhi High Court's verdict holding it along with BJP prima facie guilty of violating the foreign funding law by receiving donations from UK-based Vedanta Resources' subsidiaries. Agreeing to hear Congress Party's appeal,...
  • SC dismisses former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi's plea 10 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi challenging a Delhi High Court order asking him to face murder charges for the death of his wife Anju in 2000. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur said it was not interfering...
  • Pakistan court order to file murder case against Nawaz Sharif challenged 10 hours 30 minutes ago

    Lahore: Three Pakistani federal ministers on Friday challenged a sessions court's decision to register a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz and 19 others for their alleged role in the killing of 14 supporters of Canada-based cleric Tahirul Qadri. Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Railways...
  • Credit card fraud: Court asks police to file FIR against ICICI Bank CEO 10 hours 39 minutes ago

    Lucknow: A local court has directed the police to lodge an FIR against ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and head of card operations Vinay Valse in connection with allegations of cheating and fraud over online shopping through credit card. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lucknow, Sunil Kumar pronounced the order on Thursday on...
  • LOP row: BJP defends stand, Congress says Centre scared of opposition 11 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the Supreme Court questioned the Centre over the status of the Leader of Opposition post in the Lok Sabha, the Bharatiya Janata Party has come out in its defense. "The LOP post is virtually appointed by the will of the people, and that is reflected by the...
  • Centre on the backfoot as SC questions status of LOP post in Parliament 14 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Pushing the Narendra Modi government on the backfoot, the Supreme Court on Friday questioned the status of the Leader of Opposition post in the Lok Sabha. The apex court has raised concerns on why there is no LOP in Parliament. The court has agreed to interpret the LOP...
  • HC to hear PIL on Friday against UPSC's decision on Prelims Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to hear tomorrow a PIL against UPSC's recent decision asking civil services aspirants not to answer questions in the English Comprehensive section of the Preliminary Examination to be held on August 24. The public interest litigation was mentioned before a bench of...
  • HC asks CBI to complete Badaun probe, submit report on Sep 19 Yesterday

    Allahabad: Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed CBI to complete its investigation into the Badaun murder case, in which two teenage girls were killed after alleged sexual assault, and file its report on September 19. A division bench comprising Justice Dilip Gupta and Justice MC Tripathi passed the order after a...
  • Ban on e-rickshaws to continue till August 28: HC Yesterday

    New Delhi: The ban on plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital will continue for a week as the Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to pass any interim order to permit their operation till August 28, saying "we have to be clear about what we are doing, can't do...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: IB accuses CBI of implicating its officers Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has told the Supreme Court that CBI is implicating its officers without verifying the facts in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter killing case of Gujarat. It also placed in a sealed envelope secret inputs it had received about terrorist activities of Lashkar-e-Toiba which was trying...
  • Court acquits man in 1984 Gurdwara Pulbangash riot case Yesterday

    New Delhi: The lone accused in a 1984 anti- Sikh riots case in which a mob had set afire Gurdwara Pulbangash in north Delhi killing three persons has been acquitted by a court which said CBI failed to establish his presence on the spot. The name of senior Congress leader Jagdish...
  • SC notice to Centre on Uttarakhand Governor's plea saying government is pressuring him to quit Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre on Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi's plea questioning the government's nudge to quit the post. In his plea, Qureshi has said that the government is pressuring him to resign. The court has directed the Centre to file its response within...
  • SC admits pleas challenging Judges Appointment Bill, to be heard on Monday Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Judicial Appointment Bill passed by Parliament last week, now faces a challenge in the Supreme Court. The apex court will hear on Monday a batch of petitions challenging the 121st constitutional amendment by which collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary was scrapped and a...
  • Barcelona to appeal to CAS against FIFA ban Yesterday

    Madrid: Spanish football giant Barcelona confirmed that they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) after FIFA upheld its decision to ban the club from signing for the next two transfer windows for irregularities over the signing of underage players. FIFA's decision on Wednesday means that Barcelona will...
  • Will give directions on September 10 to curb water logging: Delhi High Court 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will issue detailed directions to curb water-logging in the national capital after perusing judicial records and reports filed by various civic agencies on the issue. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS...
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to file report on graft allegations against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked CBI to file a report giving details of probe and its status in a preliminary enquiry alleging Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, during his earlier tenure as CM and Union Minister, indulged in graft, money laundering and forgery. "The CBI is...
  • Italian marines case: Court to hear case on August 27 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August 27 for hearing the case involving two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012. The matter came up for hearing before Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh who asked the investigating officer of the case...
  • Black money case: SIT submits first report in Supreme Court 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) reviewing the black money case on Wednesday submitted its first report in the Supreme Court. The apex court expressed satisfaction on the steps taken by the panel for bringing back black money stashed away by Indians in foreign banks. The court also permitted the...
  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scam-related money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought bail...
  • 2G scam: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal gets bail 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. She was chargesheeed along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special CBI Judge OP Saini allowed...
  • Mumbai Sessions Court judge suspended over sexual harassment charges by staffer 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court judge MT Gaikwad has been suspended after a preliminary inquiry found prima facie evidence against him in a case of sexual harassment of a staff member. The complaint was filed to the registrar by the female staff member a month ago. Gaikwad, a judge of the...
  • Relief for Irom Sharmila as court orders release 3 days ago

    A landmark directive from a sessions court in Manipur has come as a relief for anti-AFSPA activist Iron Sharmila. The court has ordered her release from custody. ...
  • Supreme Court refuses to withdraw order on IPS Archana Ramasundaram 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to withdraw its order restraining a senior woman IPS official from functioning as Additional Director in CBI and the Attorney General conveyed his view that the only way to now sort out the issue was that she goes out of the agency. The...
  • Manipur Court orders release of Irom Sharmila, says no proof against her in attempted suicide case 3 days ago

    Imphal: In a big relief for activist Irom Sharmila, a Manipur Court has ordered her release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court has said that she should be released immediately. Though according to sources, it will take at least two days to complete the formalities of...
  • SC directs medical examination of Asaram Bapu 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the constitution of a medical board to examine self-styled godman Asaram Bapu for trigeminal neuralgia, which causes severe headaches to those afflicted with the condition. Asaram, 72, is presently in jail after a 16-year-old girl lodged a police complaint on August 20, 2013...
  • Re-frame guidelines to review weapons licences during polls: HC 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra Government to re-frame the guidelines in keeping with a directive of the Election Commission to individually review cases of licence holders of weapons during elections. Pointing out to an anomaly in the guidelines issued by the Home department on August 17, 2009,...
  • As Chennai celebrates 375th birthday week, time seems to have taken a toll on its heritage buildings 3 days ago

    Chennai: As Chennai, the first modern city of India, will celebrate its 375th birthday this week, the time seemed to have taken a toll on city's heritage buildings as well. The Ripon building, Madras High Court, Central Station which are some of Chennai's iconic landmarks and also the visible symbols of...