HIGH COURT

  • Maharashtra: HC upholds dismissal of judicial officer who had close relations with lady advocate Yesterday

    Mumbai: Observing that a judicial officer should have behavioural standards of extra-ordinary quality, the Bombay High Court has upheld the dismissal of a Chief Judicial Magistrate from Nanded for developing close relations with a woman advocate and passing orders in her favour. A division bench of Justices AS Oka and AK...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates centenary function of Patna High Court Yesterday

    Patna: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that elected representatives would have strong desire to go for populism which might affect individual rights and the duty of the judiciary is to show red flag to any infringement of fundamental rights of a citizen. Inaugurating the centenary celebration of the Patna High...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Fear-stricken villagers move Madras High Court for restoration of pooja 2 days ago

    Chennai: Residents of a village have moved the Madras High Court seeking restoration of 'ancestral' method of conducting poojas at a local Kaali temple under government control as they fear attracting the wrath of the deity for deviating from the age-old practice. Petitioner NK Andavar, representing residents of Pariyur in Erode...
  • Arms Act case: Jodhpur Court asks Salman Khan to appear on April 23 2 days ago

    Jodhpur court has directed actor Salman Khan to appear before it on April 23. This is in connection with the case under Arms Act filed against the actor. The Rajasthan High Court had earlier rejected the actor's plea against a trial court order allowing four more witnesses to depose. Salman...
  • HC stays MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's arrest in Vyapam recruitment scam case 2 days ago

    Bhopal: In an interim relief for Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, the High Court has stayed his arrest in the Vyapam recruitment scam case. The High Court on Friday stayed the FIR lodged by Special Task Force (STF) against him in scam case. The Governor had challenged the FIR claiming...
  • Delhi High Court asks makers of 'PK' to file response on plea alleging plagiarism 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the makers of Aamir Khan-starrer film 'PK' to file their response on novelist Kapil Isapuri's plea that accused them of plagiarism. The Rajkumar Hirani-directed film, which raises questions about religion and people's blind faith in godmen, was released in December 2014. It...
  • No stay by High Court on ban of tobacco products in Delhi: Government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday said that the High Court has not put an stay on the notification banning manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of tobacco products in the national capital. According to Delhi government's Food and Safety Department, the High Court has only restrained the department not to...
  • Supreme Court Secretary General impleaded in plea for information on district judges 2 days ago

    Madurai: The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Thursday impleaded the Secretary General of the Supreme Court in a writ petition seeking information under the RTI Act on the appointment of 23 district judges in Tamil Nadu. Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice S Manikumar, admitting the petition filed by...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on SC website 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts has been put in public domain. The apex court registry put...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on Supreme Court website 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts was on Thursday put in public domain. The apex court registry...
  • Gujarat: Asaram's son Narayan Sai gets bail in rape case 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan Sai, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, who has been behind bars for more than a year in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Justice Paresh Upadhyay granted the relief to...
  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody. Viquar Ahmed, an alleged...
  • Gujarat HC rejects abortion plea of 28 weeks pregnant rape survivor 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the abortion plea of a 24-year-old rape survivor, who is 28 weeks pregnant. The court said that the foetus is a living being with a fundamental right to live and also that she must abide by the present law. The court has...
  • Andhra Pradesh police file murder case in Chittoor firing incident 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday informed the Hyderabad High Court that the state police has registered a case of murder in connection with the killing of 20 people in police firing in Chittoor district on April 7. Additional Advocate General (AAG) D Srinivas informed a division bench, comprising Chief Justice...
  • FIR against STF personnel for murder, abduction in Chittoor encounter: Police tells Andhra HC 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: An FIR has been registered for murder and abduction against Special Task Force policemen for killing 20 alleged red sander smugglers on April 7 in Chhittoor district, police told the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday. The FIR was registered after a complaint was filed by one of the killer...
  • Spilt verdict by SC on plea to remove Jayalalithaa DA case prosecutor, matter referred to larger bench 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict on plea seeking removal of special public prosecutor G Bhawani Singh in former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case before Karnataka High Court. Justice Madan B Lokur allowed the plea for removal of SPP but Justice R...
  • Pakistan: Islamabad HC sets 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial case 6 days ago

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court has set a 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial, warning that it would accede to Pakistan government's plea to cancel the bail granted to LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman if it failed to do so. A two-member bench of IHC headed by Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi gave...
  • SC to hear Ashok Chavan's plea in Adarsh scam on April 24 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's plea in the multi-crore Adarsh housing society scam on April 24. The apex court asked the Maharashtra government to take adjournment before the trial court in the case. Chavan has moved the court against the Bombay High...
  • HC asks UP government to review strength of students, teachers 1 week ago

    Lucknow: In furtherance to its earlier orders, the Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to review the sanctioned strength of students and correspondingly, review the number of teachers required to be provided for higher education. The Lucknow bench of the court also directed the state to apprise...
  • Will challenge Home Ministry order in court: Greenpeace India April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Greenpeace India on Saturday issued a point by point rebuttal of charges made against it by the government and said it would not only challenge the order in courts but also continue to campaign fearlessly. The government on Thursday announced it has "temporarily" suspended the registration of Greenpeace India...
  • 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. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh police faces tough questions from HC on killing of 20 wood cutters April 10, 2015

    Hyderabad/Chennai: As doubts cropped up over the gunning down of 20 woodcutters from Tamil Nadu, the Andhra Pradesh Police on Friday faced tough questions from the Hyderabad High Court as to why a case of murder was not filed in the killings. In a related development, the Madras High Court refused...
  • Pakistan blames India for 'inordinate delay' in Mumbai attacks trial April 10, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday blamed India for "inordinate delay" in extending cooperation in the 2008 Mumbai attacks trial, saying it complicated the case of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and weakened the prosecution, leading to the release of the LeT operations commander. "As I had mentioned earlier also, inordinate delay in extending cooperation...
  • 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. ...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi release proves Pakistan not serious about fighting terror: BJP April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday slammed Pakistan for the release of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, saying it has not fought the war against terror "seriously" and that the development has made it clear it is not very keen on establishing its credentials on fighting terror. "In the release of...
  • LeT's Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who planned 26/11 Mumbai attacks, walks out of Pakistan jail April 10, 2015

    Islamabad: 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. The Lahore High Court had ordered government of Pakistan to immediately release Lakhvi from detention. Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq of Lahore...
  • Delhi HC stays warrant for Subrata Roy's appearance in IT case April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Friday stayed till May the trial court proceedings and the warrant issued by it for the appearance of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, now lodged in Tihar Jail, in an Income Tax case for allegedly not filing returns for a group company for the...
  • 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. ...