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  • News 360: Court to deliver verdict on May 6 in Salman Khan hit-and-run case 6 days ago

    Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a 10-year...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Mr X', 'Margarita with a straw', and 'Court' April 18, 2015

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Mr X', 'Margarita with a straw', and 'Court'. He also talks to filmmaker Mani Ratnam on his upcoming Tamil film 'Ok Kanmani'. ...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals April 17, 2015

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • No end to mother's struggle who wants to take her daughter back home April 17, 2015

    In a heart wrenching story, Indian woman Mytreyi Bharadwaj in Canada is fighting for six years to take her adopted daughter Bimala back home to Toronto. Bimala, 10 years old, who is in an orphanage in Kolkata is rejected seven times by families for being dark skinned. ...
  • Accept NGT's spirit behind banning old vehicles but implementation in 2 weeks impossible: Gadkari April 14, 2015

    The Centre has decided to move the Supreme Court against the Nation Green Tribunal's order than bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years from plying in NCR. "We accept the spirit of the Green Tribunal, but at the same time, implementing this order in two weeks is practically impossible," Union...
  • Session IV: Full lecture of Justice Madan B Lokur on social justice, public interest litigation, civil society April 12, 2015

    The Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur delivered the fourth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was social justice, public interest litigation and civil society. Justice Lokur gave a brief introduction to the Constitution, importance of various courts, role of...
  • Pakistan frees 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi: Should India call off all ties with Pakistan? April 10, 2015

    Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. ...
  • Breaking Toons: 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walks out of Pakistan jail April 10, 2015

    Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. ...
  • We want to improve ties, but Pakistan must cooperate against terror: Rajnath Singh April 10, 2015

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said India is disappointed with the Lahore High Court order declaring Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal. ...
  • 24-year-old gangraped survivour fights to terminate her pregnancy: Does abortion law need to change? April 9, 2015

    A 24-year-old gangraped survivour in Gujarat approached the High Court to terminate her 27-week pregnancy. A judicial magistrate had earlier rejected the survivour's application for abortion as she was 24 weeks pregnant when she freed herself from custody of her abductors. In a similar incident, the Punjab and Haryana High...
  • Supreme Court dismisses 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon's plea April 9, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon seeking review of award of death penalty to him in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. ...
  • Fabindia's senior officials seek anticipatory bail April 9, 2015

    Seven senior officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, have applied for anticipatory bail in a Goa court after being summoned by police in connection with a voyeurism case. ...
  • Good Friday row: This is a family matter for SC, must be settled internally, says Khurshid April 4, 2015

    Reacting on the CJI HL Dattu's decision to call a judges' conference on Good Friday, Senior lawyer and Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that this is a family matter for the Supreme Court and should be settled within the family. ...
  • Supreme Court judge refuses to work on Good Friday April 3, 2015

    According to a Times of India report, the Chief Justice of India has pulled up a Supreme Court judge for refusing to work on Good Friday. Justice Kurian Joseph had questioned CJI HL Dattu's decision to call a judges' conference on Friday. Justice Joseph had written on March 18 to...
  • SC stays summons issued to Manmohan Singh, 5 others in Talabira coal block allocation scam case April 1, 2015

    In a big relief for former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court has stayed the summons issued to him in the Talabira coal block allocation scam case. The court has admitted Manmohan Singh's petition seeking to quash the summons issued to him by a special CBI court. The apex...
  • Penal provisions in Road Safety Bill diluted: Do our laws need to be stricter? March 31, 2015

    India is home to highest number of road accident related deaths in the world with 1.38 lakh deaths were reported in 2013. The Supreme Court on Monday said, "Drivers feel they are the 'Emperors of all they survey'. The pedestrians think of uncertainty and civilized persons drive in constant fear....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 24, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • SC strikes down Section 66A of IT Act: Is it biggest win for free speech online? March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. ...
  • News 360: SC axes Section 66A of IT Act, calls it unconstitutional March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. ...
  • Twitter abuzz as SC strikes down 66A of IT Act, quashes ban on free press March 24, 2015

    The Supreme Court has struck down the validity of the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act. The section had given police powers to arrest anyone for sending offensive messages from mobiles and computers with up to 3 years in jail. ...
  • Victims of Section 66A of IT Act rejoice SC verdict March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". Victims of the Act claim that they have been proved innocent. ...
  • Section 66A made us feel like criminals, says victim of IT Act March 24, 2015

    The Supreme Court quashed Section 66A of the IT Act calling it untenable and unconstitutional. Two girls - Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Srinivasan - were arrested in Palghar in Thane district of Maharashtra as one of them posted a comment against the shutdown in Mumbai following Shiv Sena leader Bal...
  • Petitioner Shreya calls SC's order quashing Section 66A of IT Act people's victory March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The The petition was filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. She said, "The Act was being misused. The government has its own...
  • Breaking Toons: Pakistan court orders 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's release March 13, 2015

    A Pakistani court on Friday declared 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal in a six-year-old kidnapping case. The court ordered his release. ...
  • India needs to put more pressure diplomatic pressure on Pakistan for 26/11 trial: Shashi Tharoor March 13, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, former MoS for External Affairs and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said, "India needs to put more pressure diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to deliver on 26/11 trial." A Pakistani court on Friday declared that 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal. The court...
  • HC verdict on Greenpeace: Activist Priya Pillai says it's a victory for citizens of the country March 12, 2015

    Delhi High Court on Thursday quashed lookout circular issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai. The court has directed authorities to expunge endorsements made while offloading Pillai from a flight to London by immigration officials on January 11. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Pillai said, "It's a big victory not only...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Chaitanya Tamhane directed 'Court' March 9, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Court' directed by Chaitanya Tamhane, a film that explores how the Indian judiciary and police make a mockery of justice. 'India Indie Club' is a movie segment where National Award-winning film critic Meenakshi Shedde looks at some of the most talked about Indian independent films...
  • Supreme Court upset with Srinivasan for chairing BCCI meet February 23, 2015

    The Supreme Court came down heavily on N Srinivasan stating that chairing the meeting is in violation of the Supreme Court order and expected Srinivasan to act with some amount of sagacity....
  • e Lounge: Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi film ‘Court’ is an outstanding film February 10, 2015

    Meenkashi Shedde in her new section 'India Indie Club' talks about outstanding films by standards of world cinema. Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi film 'Court' is one such film. We also take a look at Sonam Kapoor's journey to stardom along with a look at the much controversial AIB Knockout. ...