Delhi Court

  • Railway bribery case: Pawan Bansal seeks exemption on health ground Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who was summoned as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, on Tuesday sought exemption from personal appearance on health grounds before a special court. Bansal's lawyer Puneet Ahluwalia moved an application before Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma...
  • Illegal encroachments in Chandi Chowk: Delhi government reply sought 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of city government on a plea alleging non-compliance of its directions to remove illegal encroachments in Chandni Chowk area has led to a serious unregulated traffic situation there. Justice S Ravindra Bhat and Justice S Muralidhar said that the report and...
  • 2G scam: Recording of evidence ends, court to hear final arguments 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday concluded recording of defence evidence in 2G spectrum allocation case involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others, three years after commencement of trial. The court fixed November 10 for hearing final arguments in the case in which the CBI...
  • Child marriage worse than rape, says Delhi court September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age. Metropolitan magistrate Shivani Chauhan issued the direction while hearing a case...
  • Drivers must slowly negotiate crossroads: Delhi court September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has said that drivers must slow down as they negotiate crossroads as it upheld the three-month jail term of a man convicted for killing one by his rash and negligent driving. "It is duty of the driver of a motor vehicle to negotiate a crossroad at a...
  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for non-appearance August 30, 2014

    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...
  • Italian marines case: Court to hear case on August 27 August 20, 2014

    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...
  • Delhi: Husband, in-laws acquitted in 14-year-old dowry death case July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, along with his four family members, has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of cruelly treating his wife for dowry which led to her death. Additional Sessions Judge Pulastya Pramachala absolved east Delhi residents Dinesh Kumar Gautam, an Air force employee, his mother...
  • Delhi: Man gets 15-year jail for raping and cheating girl July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A 31-year old man, who deceitfully had physical relations with a girl and tied the knot with her while concealing that he was already married, has been sent to jail for 15 years by a Delhi court which said he also cheated the victim's parents by falsely taking...
  • Physical relations between husband, wife not rape: Delhi Court June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Physical relations between a husband and wife, even if they are against the woman's consent, does not tantamount to rape, a Delhi court has said while freeing a man of the charges of rape. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Virender Bhat made these observations while acquitting a man who...
  • Delhi: 2 youngsters acquitted of charges of raping minor cousin June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted two brothers of the charges of raping their minor cousin sister, saying the possibility of them being falsely implicated to settle a business rivalry between them and the girl's father cannot be ruled out. Additional Sessions Judge Vikash Dhull let off the two south...
  • Smriti Irani summoned in defamation complaint filed by Sanjay Nirupam June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani was on Friday summoned as an accused by a Delhi court in a criminal defamation complaint filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Dheeraj Mittal issued the summons against Irani asking her to appear before it on September 27. Nirupam,...
  • Midnight raid on African women: Court seeks final status report May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Monday issued notice to an Investigating Officer of Delhi Police, probing the former Delhi minister Somnath Bharti's purported raid on some African residents last year, to remain present "in person" with final status report after he failed to turn up. Metropolitan Magistrate Chetna Singh on January...
  • Delhi court issues warrant against Shazia Ilmi in defamation case May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued bailable warrant against Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi for non-appearance in a defamation case filed by outgoing Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit. The court had last month warned of coercive measures against Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and...
  • Kejriwal to stay in jail till June 6, says will not furnish bail bond May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Delhi: Couple jailed in kidnap-cum-rape case of minor girl May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old man and his wife, convicted in a kidnapping and rape case involving a minor, have been sentenced to imprisonment for up to 10 years by a Delhi court which voiced concern over the rising cases of child rape, saying "childhood across the nation is at risk". Observing...
  • Delhi: Man acquitted of charge of sexually assaulting minor May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A man facing trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor has been acquitted by a Delhi court as the girl changed her statement. Additional Sessions Judge Vikas Dhull acquitted Anil Kumar, a Palam Colony resident, of the charges of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual...
  • Coal scam: MP Darda, three others summoned as accused by court May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and three others were on Wednesday summoned as accused by a Delhi court which took cognisance of the charge sheet filed against them by the CBI in a coal block allocation scam case. Special CBI Judge Madhu Jain summoned Darda, his son Devendra...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the 2G case, giving more time to 17 accused to prepare their statements. The court was supposed to record the statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 other accused facing trial in the 2G case. However, the accused...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case March 15, 2014

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead in...
  • Delhi: Youth convicted of raping minor lover March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A youth has been convicted of raping his 14-year-old lover by a Delhi court which said though the physical relations between them were "consensual"; he was guilty of the crime as the girl was a minor. "The girl was only 14 years of age at that time and hence...
  • Delhi Court summons Kejriwal in Gadkari defamation case February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a Delhi court has summoned him in a criminal defamation case filed against him by Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal will have to appear in court on April 7 in connection with the case....
  • Delhi court directs Tytler to appear on May 31 in defamation case February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Wednesday directed by a Delhi court to appear before it on May 31 in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a lawyer, who is appearing for victims in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav...
  • Delhi court to hear arguments from Feb 18 in rape case against BSP MP February 12, 2014

    A Delhi court has fixed February 18 for hearing arguments on framing of charges against BSP MP Dhananjay Singh who has been named in a charge sheet for allegedly raping a 42-year-old woman for nearly four years. The matter was transferred to a sessions court after a magisterial court had taken...
  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila January 30, 2014

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued a production warrant for March 29 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she did not appear before it in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death in New Delhi in 2006. The Manipuri activist, on a fast for over 12...
  • Delhi: Undertrial attacked in firing outside Rohini court, no injuries January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a case of what appears to be personal enmity, an undertrial was attacked outside the premises of Rohini court in Delhi. The undertrial escaped uninjured as the bullet missed the target. There have been no reports of injuries in the incident. The assailant was caught at...
  • Court acquits man, says woman didn't resist rape attempt January 24, 2014

    A man accused of raping a married woman has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said her conduct was "highly unnatural" because she had "neither raised alarm nor resisted the attempt" made by him. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat also held that she had no complaint against him as after...
  • Pre-marital sex 'immoral', says a Delhi court January 6, 2014

    A court in Delhi has said that pre-marital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion", while holding that every act of sexual intercourse between two adults on the promise of marriage does not become rape. ...
  • Pre-marital sex 'immoral', no religion permits it: Court January 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Pre-marital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion", a Delhi court has said while holding that every act of sexual intercourse between two adults on the promise of marriage does not become rape. Additional sessions judge Virender Bhat also held that a woman, especially grown...
  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila December 19, 2013

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued production warrant for January 30 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she failed to turn up in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto- death in 2006. The Manipuri activist, who has been on a fast for over 12 years...