Courts

  • CJ: Shashi Bhushan hails Supreme Court's judgement on transgenders 17-04-2014 12:06 PM

    Noted human rights lawyer, Shashi Bhushan, who has for long been fighting for the cause of LGBT community, welcomes the recent Supreme Court judgement recognizing transgenders as a third gender. ...
  • IPL being destroyed by its creators, says Sharda Ugra 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    The senior cricket journalist feels lack of action against the wrongdoers has done a lot of damage to IPL. ...
  • Transgenders get recognition: Will SC ruling end discrimination? 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

    In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given recognition to transgenders as the third gender. The apex court has directed the Central and state governments to treat them as socially and economically backward classes. ...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi 15-04-2014 09:08 PM

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • Supreme Court recognises transgenders as third category 15-04-2014 08:30 PM

    In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given recognition to transgenders as the third gender. The apex court has directed the Central and state governments to treat them as socially and economically backward classes. ...
  • Transgenders thank SC for recognising a third category of gender 15-04-2014 01:14 PM

    "Any country's growth and development is dependent upon its human rights. Today, for the first time, I feel proud to be an Indian because the third sex has been give a huge right. I thank the SC for giving us our basic human rights - be it education, employment or...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI lawyers, Aditya Verma react on Supreme Court verdict 28-03-2014 12:22 PM

    BCCI lawyers and Aditya Verma talked to media after Supreme Court gave interim order on Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals and newly appointed interim boss of BCCI. ...
  • BJP hits out at SP over Muzaffarnagar riots 26-03-2014 05:45 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh hit out at the Samajwadi Party government over Muzaffarnagar riots. Rajnath said, "Even Supreme Court held the SP government's negligence responsible for the Muzaffarnagar riots. The SP government failed to stop the riots." ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Srinivasan should step down for fair probe, says SC 25-03-2014 10:10 PM

    The Supreme Court has suggested that BCCI president N Srinivasan should step down from his post to allow a 'fair' IPL probe, giving the board two days to decide. ...
  • SC order on Aadhar not a setback for government: Nandan Nilekani 24-03-2014 11:12 PM

    After the Supreme Court directed the Government of India to withdraw all orders which make the Aadhaar card mandatory for availing any service, former Aadhaar chairman Nandan Nilekani said that it was not a setback for the government. ...
  • India to appeal against Italian court decision on AgustaWestland deal 18-03-2014 02:25 PM

    The government of India will file an appeal against the order of an Italian court which rejected India's request to encash bank guarantees on the AgustaWestland chopper deal. India had deposited over 278 million euros as collateral for the agreement to buy 12 VVIP choppers but cancelled the deal citing...
  • Delhi: Parents anxious as HC says no nursery admissions till March 24 13-03-2014 08:45 PM

    Delhi's big nursery admissions mess continues as the High Court on Wednesday ordered stay on admission process till March 24. Earlier, in February, 2014 the court had ordered scrapping of transfer points, but later it ordered a fresh draw of lots. This order was challenged by parents whose child had...
  • Has political system allowed Subrata Roy to take people for a ride? 28-02-2014 09:59 PM

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy was finally arrested by the Lucknow Police on Friday and sent to police custody till March 4. Roy will spend the night in a Forest Department Guest House in Kukrail near Lucknow. ...
  • SC cracks the whip on Sahara, Subrata Roy faces arrest 26-02-2014 11:58 PM

    In a blow to the Sahara group, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a non-ballable warrant against its chief Subrata Roy chief after he failed to appear in the court. On Tuesday the apex court had rejected his plea seeking exemption from personal appearance in a contempt case. ...
  • e Lounge: Bombay HC questions parole extension granted to Sanjay Dutt 26-02-2014 04:39 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • Parole extensions: Is Sanjay Dutt getting special treatment? 25-02-2014 10:57 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • The Last Word: Has Indian government mishandled the Italian marines' case? 25-02-2014 08:58 PM

    In a major relief for the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in February 2012, India has agreed to drop the anti-piracy charges against them. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that the marines will not be tried under the...
  • 1993 blasts case: HC to hear PIL alleging bias towards Sanjay Dutt 25-02-2014 03:20 PM

    Trouble is brewing for actor Sanjay Dutt as his multiple paroles have come under the judicial scanner. The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday which says that Maharashtra flouted laws by extending Dutt's parole repeatedly. The PIL says repeated paroles are unconstitutional and discriminatory. The Ministry of...
  • There should be no compromise with terrorism: Tharoor on Rajiv killers 21-02-2014 10:52 AM

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor speaks on the Prime Minister coming out strongly against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers calling it an attack on the soul of India. ...
  • Jaya's decision to free Rajiv killers: Political masterstroke or playing with fire? 20-02-2014 10:52 PM

    The Tamil Nadu government had sprung a surprise on Wednesday by announcing its decision to release all the seven convicts of Rajiv Gandhi. However, the Supreme Court has restrained the Tamil Nadu government from releasing the convicts. ...
  • Commuters rejoice as toll ends at Delhi-Gurgaon expressway 20-02-2014 04:49 PM

    Toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes will be dismantled on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway as the legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi High Court. ...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life 18-02-2014 11:33 PM

    Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The lawyers have called the judgment a step in the right direction. ...
  • Has SC set wrong precedent by commuting death of Rajiv Gandhi Killers? 18-02-2014 10:31 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-01-2014 11:02 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 30-01-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...
  • Supreme Court firm on its decision to criminalise gay sex, rejects Centre’s plea 28-01-2014 11:35 PM

    In a huge blow to the LGBT community in the country, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on gay sex. The apex court has dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict, criminalising gay sex. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-01-2014 10:44 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • SC rejects review plea: Battle for gay rights faces uncertain future? 28-01-2014 09:54 PM

    In another setback to the LGBT community in India, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on criminalising gay sex. The court dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict. ...
  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition 28-01-2014 08:36 PM

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...