Hearing

  • Indecent, scandalous questions can't be put to witnesses:Court August 25, 2014

    New Delhi/ Observing that the process of cross examination is an important tool to elicit information from a witness, a Delhi court has said that "indecent" and "scandalous" questions cannot be put to them as it can be misused for harassment. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar while hearing a revision petition,...
  • Veer campaing impact: St Stephen's students get Rs 50,000 to help those with hearing disabilities July 17, 2014

    CNN-IBN's special campaign, Veer, for those with disabilities has encouraged another project to get a grant for their initiative. Rs 50,000 has been given to students of St Stephen's college to carry on their initiative for those with hearing disabilities. ...
  • Hearing against Shankaracharya for remarks against Saibaba in Bihar court July 9, 2014

    Muzaffarpur: Hearing against Dwarka seer Shankaracharya Swaroopananda Saraswati for his remarks against Saibaba is scheduled to come up in a Bihar court on Wednesday. After Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati had said that Hindus should not worship Shirdi Sai Baba along with other Hindu gods, the Sai temple in Lucknow filed a...
  • Decline of hearing ability: Indian, US experts find gene role June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a path-breaking research which may have implications for those suffering from a decline of their cognitive and hearing abilities, Indian and American experts have established the role of a specific gene in triggering such conditions. Experts of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and University of Louisville School of Medicine...
  • Vasundhra Raje visits Bikaner under 'sarkar aapke dwar' programme June 20, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who arrived to Bikaner on Thursday afternoon along with her cabinet colleagues, said the 'sarkar aapke dwar' (government at your doorstep) programme was a unique initiative by her government to win the trust of the people. As part of the programme, public hearings and cabinet meetings...
  • Madonna attends preview of Tupac B'way musical June 17, 2014

    New York: One of Tupac Shakur's old friends celebrated his birthday by seeing a new play inspired by his music. Madonna attended a preview of "Holler If Ya Hear Me" in New York City on Monday, which would have been the rapper's 43rd birthday. Shakur died in 1996 at age 25. The...
  • Veer: Hearing impaired Sangeeta Gala is film director in Bollywood March 28, 2014

    On this episode of Veer, we bring you the story of Sangeeta Gala, who is herself hearing-impaired but did not let her disability come in the way of her progress. ...
  • Meet Dausa man who has no ears but listens, talks on mobile February 18, 2014

    A 30-year-old man has no external ears or a visible ear canal but listens and talks normally. This is rarest of the rare birth defect, and as the man from Dausa can communicate, it means his middle and internal hearing organs appear to be normal, said Dr Neeraj Kasliwal, prominent...
  • Jat reservation: NCBC to conduct public hearing in nine states January 21, 2014

    Reservation for Jats in Central Government jobs has moved a step forward with the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) deciding to conduct public hearing in nine States before arriving at a conclusion. This move by the commission comes a month after the government asked it to take an early decision...
  • PIL against Virbhadra Singh up for hearing in Delhi HC January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: More trouble is up for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as a PIL against him comes up for hearing before the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. The NGO Common Cause has filed the PIL seeking an independent probe into corruption, money-laundering and disproportionate assets charges against Virbhadra including...
  • Pervez Musharraf's treason trial hearing adjourned January 8, 2014

    A special court conducting the treason trial of Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday reserved its ruling over the application of criminal laws in the case, even as media reports said the embattled former Pakistani dictator might leave the country within days. Justice Faisal Arab-led bench adjourned the hearing in the high treason...
  • December 16 gangrape: HC begins hearing arguments on death reference November 2, 2013

    The Delhi High Court on Saturday commenced hearing final arguments in the trial court's reference to it for confirmation of death sentence awarded to four convicts in December 16 gangrape case. A bench of justices Reva Khetrapal and Pratibha Rani heard prosecution's argument on the reference case as well as the...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC to hear death penalty reference on a day-to-day basis from Wednesday September 24, 2013

    The Delhi High Court will hear on a daily basis from Wednesday the death penalty reference against the four convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl. A bench of Justices Reva Khetrapal and Pratibha Rani, after recording the appearances of convicts Mukesh (26), Akshay Thakur...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court sets tentative deadline of 2 months to conclude case September 24, 2013

    The sessions court trying the Mumbai photojournalist's gangrape case on Monday set a deadline for itself saying it would try to conclude the hearing in 60 days. "We will try to conclude the case in 60 days," the court said while adjourning the matter till September 26. Three accused - Vijay...
  • 2G spectrum case: Hearing deferred till Aug 26 August 14, 2013

    A Delhi court on Wednesday adjourned till August 26 the additional spectrum case with the counsel appearing for Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia informing it that the matter is listed for hearing before the Supreme Court. Senior advocate Harish Salve, who appeared for Ruia, told...
  • HC adjourns hearing on PIL against Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension August 2, 2013

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on PIL against IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension till August 19. Meanwhile, the Samajwadi Party has come under criticism from the Opposition in its state and other political parties for its leaders' scathing remarks against Durga Shakti Nagpal. Bahujan Samaj...
  • Delhi courts to consider Uttarakhand's plea in view of calamity July 26, 2013

    District courts in New Delhi have been asked to consider the request of Uttarakhand police to adjourn matters where undertrials are to be brought from jails there as the state police is engaged in relief operations. In a circular issued by officer in-charge B R Kedia, courts dealing with criminal matters...
  • UK: At 32 degree C, heat wave kills around 650 people July 19, 2013

    London: Britain's first prolonged heatwave in seven years has taken the country by surprise, with rails buckling, shops selling out of electric fans, and scientists estimating the surge in temperature could have caused hundreds of premature deaths. After a washout summer in 2012 and the coldest spring for over 50 years,...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court rejects Suraj Pancholi's bail plea June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested in connection with the suicide case of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, was rejected by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court rejected the bail after the prosecution opposed it on the ground that investigations had reached a crucial...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court to hear bail plea of Suraj Pancholi today June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested after the suicide of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, will be heard by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court had on June 14 adjourned his bail hearing until Friday. The investigating officer had informed the court that Suraj had...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Suraj Pancholi's bail hearing adjourned till June 24 June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail hearing of actor Suraj Pancholi, the prime accused in Jiah Khan suicide case, is adjourned till June 24. The plea will come up in a Sessions court as the aspiring actor is in judicial custody till June 27 on charges of abetting her suicide. The investigating officer had...
  • BJP threatens to stage protest outside DERC office June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Sunday threatened to go on a sit-in protest outside the DERC office in Delhi during a public hearing organised to decide on a proposed hike in the power tariff. Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday with all the stake holders,...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: No acquittal order for the Talwars May 31, 2013

    Ghaziabad: A Ghaziabad court on Friday decided to continue the trial in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case as it is, declining to give an acquittal order to the main suspects, Aarushi's parents, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. The next date of hearing is on June 11 when the defence is likely to...
  • Liaqat Shah's bail hearing case adjourned till Apr 25 April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The bail hearing of alleged Hizbul Mujahideen operative Liaqat Shah has been adjourned to April 25. Earlier a court in New Delhi had asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to present Shah before the agency's court in Patiala House. The court declined to hear the bail plea saying the...
  • Court to hear plea against AAP member on Apr 29 April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A New Delhi court on Monday fixed April 29 to hear arguments on a plea by Delhi Police challenging an order of a magistrate who had refused to take cognisance of a chargesheet filed against an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member in an alleged rioting case. Additional Sessions Judge...
  • Banned Salman Butt and Mohd Asif should learn CAS verdict in April March 7, 2013

    Lausanne: Disgraced former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif should learn in April whether the Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned their bans for spot-fixing. A spokesman for the Swiss-based court told AFP on Thursday that the results of the two ex-players' hearings, held at the start...
  • Tribunal to hear appeal by Sahara's Subrata Roy March 6, 2013

    Mumbai: The Securities Appellate Tribunal will hear an appeal by industrialist Subrata Roy Sahara on Thursday, whose group is entangled in a long-running case with market regulator Sebi in connection with refund of money raised from public through issuance of bonds. While the details of the petition could not be...
  • Maldives: Former President Nasheed a 'free man' March 6, 2013

    Male: Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed walked out of the court without being sentenced to a jail term after the hearing against him was deferred for at least four more weeks. The case was deferred on the request of his lawyers. Nasheed was produced in the court in a power abuse...
  • Suryanelli gangrape: Bail hearing of 14 accused postponed February 25, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Monday posted till March 4 the bail hearing of 14 of the 36 accused in the Suryanelli gangrape case. The bail pleas had come up for hearing on Monday following an order from the Supreme Court. The list of the accused, however, does not...
  • No inconsistencies in Pistorius account: Police after second hearing February 20, 2013

    Pretoria: A police detective, testifying at Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing Wednesday, said that police have not found anything inconsistent with how the star athlete described his shooting of his girlfriend - a killing that Pistorius says was accidental but which prosecutors call murder. The second day of the bail hearing in...