Judgment

  • 26 reasons why CBI court sentenced Talwars in Aarushi case November 26, 2013

    Of course there is no direct evidence but CBI has placed a "clinching wealth of circumstances" from which the guilt of Rajesh Talwar and his wife Nupur has been made out for murdering their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, Judge Shyam Lal said while outlining 26 reasons for sentencing...
  • AarushiHemraj murder case: Full text of CBI court judgment convicting Rajesh and Nupur Talwar November 26, 2013

    A day after they were held guilty, a special CBI court on Tuesday sentenced dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar to life imprisonment for killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj over five years ago on the night of May 1516, 2008. The prosecution had sought death penalty for the...
  • Nitish Katara murder: High Court reserves judgment April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment on appeals of three convicts against a trial court verdict awarding them life imprisonment for abducting and killing Nitish Katara in 2002. A division bench of Justice Gita Mittal and Justice JR Midha reserved the judgment after all the parties...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Legal options available before Sanjay Dutt March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction under the Arms Act but reduced his sentence from six years to five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Dutt has to undergo three-and-a-half years imprisonment as he has already spent 18 months in jail earlier. The apex...
  • Full text: Supreme Court's judgment on Sanjay Dutt in 1993 Mumbai blasts case March 21, 2013

    Read the full text of the Supreme Court of India's verdict on Sanjay Dutt's appeal in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case. The apex court upheld the Bollywood actor's conviction under the Arms Act but reduced his sentence from six years to five years. Dutt has already undergone 18 months...
  • Full text: Supreme Court's 2005 judgment upholding death sentence to Afzal Guru February 9, 2013

    Afzal Guru, convicted in the December 13, 2001 Parliament attack, was hanged on Saturday February 9, 2013 at 8:00 AM. President Pranab Mukherjee had rejected his mercy plea on February 3. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde signed the execution order on February 4 and the final date of execution was...
  • 26/11: Home Ministry rejects mercy plea of Ajmal Kasab October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Home Ministry on Tuesday recommended the rejection of the mercy petition of Pakistani terrorist and 26/11 lone survivor Ajmal Kasab. Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam has welcomed the development, saying "President has to study the recommendation of MHA. It's a positive phase in the case. It's a good...
  • News 360: SC upholds death for Ajmal Kasab August 30, 2012

    Justice was delivered in the 26/11 terror attack case with the Supreme Court on Wednesday upholding the death sentence for Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist who attacked Mumbai in 2008. ...
  • Poachers galore in TN, Karnataka tiger reserves July 25, 2012

    Bangalore: Even as the Supreme Court's order to ban tourism in core areas of tiger reserves is being hailed by wildlife conservationists, disconcerting news trickles down from Madumalai and Bandipur tiger reserves that hardcore poachers are still at large in the forests of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Close on the heels...
  • I was denied legal help, Kasab tells apex court January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab Tuesday told the Supreme Court that he was denied fair trial as he was not provided legal assistance during the initial stages as mandated under the Indian constitution. Once an accused, including a foreigner, is tried for an...
  • How Heroic Were Our Court Verdicts December 23, 2011

    When the courts of law are counted as 'heroes' of the year in an annual list, it may mean two things. One, the judiciary in the country is generally 'nonheroic', or nonperforming. In other words, it was in the year 2011 only that the courts across the nation got their...
  • New 'Judgment Day' date is out. It's October 21 May 24, 2011

    Los Angeles: The evangelical Christian broadcaster whose muchballyhooed Judgment Day prophecy went conspicuously unfulfilled on Saturday has a simple explanation for what went wrong he miscalculated. Instead of the world physically coming to an end on May 21 with a great, cataclysmic earthquake, as he had predicted, Harold Camping, 89,...
  • It's Fortress Ayodhya a day before SC verdict September 27, 2010

    Ayodhya: A day before Supreme Court takes up the plea to defer the judgment in the Ram JanmabhoomiBabri Masjid title suit, Ayodhya on Monday turned into a fortress with heavy deployment of security forces. Paramilitary forces, along with the Uttar Pradesh Police, staged a flag march in the twin towns of...
  • HC appoints two new lawyers for Kasab June 8, 2010

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday appointed lawyers Amin Solkar and Farhana Shah for Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, sentenced to death for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. The Maharashtra State Legal Cell on Tuesday appointed Solkar and Shah as Kasab's legal representatives after the terrorist requested that...
  • Proof against Indians in 26/11 fragile: court May 24, 2010

    Mumbai: The 26/11 special court has come down heavily on the prosecution and investigating agency for submitting "doubtful" and "fragile" evidence against accused Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed that led to their acquittal in the Mumbai terror attack case. "The evidence of the only prosecution witness is doubtful and unreliable. The...
  • Moily says Kasab will be hanged within a year May 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, sentenced to death in the 26/11 Mumbai attack case, will be hanged within a year. Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily in an exclusive interview to CNNIBN said that if Kasab appealed against his death sentence then it would be fast tracked and the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus' take on Kasab sentence May 9, 2010

    In this week's episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus explores the lighter side of 26/11 verdict. ...
  • Will Pak punish 26/11 masterminds? May 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Kasab's sentence has certainly brought some closure for the victims of Mumbai terror attacks but the case remains pending until Pakistan does its bit by bringing the masterminds of these attacks to justice. It was the end of a trial watched equally closely on both sides of the border...
  • Queue not cast in stone in Kasab's case: Cong May 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday said that there is no reason why Ajmal Amir Kasab's death sentence will be delayed as the queue is not set in stone. "As far as Kasab's case is concerned there is a difference from other cases. In Kasab's case queue is not cast in stone....
  • Mumbai attacker gets death, India celebrates November 25, 2010

    At 1340 hrs IST on Thursday the special court of Judge M L Tahaliyani gave the lone Mumbai attacker captured alive, Ajmal Amir Kasab, the death sentence. The judge said there was no chance for reform and Kasab should get the death sentence for his role in 26/11 Mumbai attacks. ...
  • Death for Kasab: implications for India November 25, 2010

    A special court in Mumbai has finally sentenced Ajmal Kasab to death in the 26/11 case. Its a judgment with legal, political and diplomatic implications and we'll try and explore all these dimensions in this special programme. ...
  • Devil's Advocate: Qureshi on Kasab, IndoPak ties November 25, 2010

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. How successful was the IndoPakistan summit in Thimphu and has the conviction of Ajmal Kasab suddendly set back the IndoPak rapprochement. Those are the issues I shall raise in the first postThimphu interview with Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Foreign Minister,...
  • Legal infrastructure is inadequate: Jaitley May 6, 2010

    Ajmal Amir Kasab, the Pakistani terrorist who killed scores of people during the attacks on Mumbai in November 2008, was on Thursday sentenced to death. Special Judge M L Tahaliyani gave Kasab, 22, death sentence on five counts of murder, conspiracy to murder, waging war against the country, abetting murder and...
  • Death for Kasab, justice for his victims November 25, 2010

    Mumbai: Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab on Thursday got the death sentence for killing scores of people during the Mumbai terror attacks. "Kasab has no chance to reform," said the court while sentencing him to death. Kasab's victims couldnt agree more. "For me, this is not the closure. The closure will...
  • Tukaram's brother welcomes Kasab's death sentence May 6, 2010

    Eknath Ombale, Tukaram Ombale's brother, says the victims of 26/11 terror attacks will get justice only when Ajmal Amir Kasab is hanged. Tukaram, an assistant subinspector with Mumbai Police, was killed trying to arrest Kasab on the night of November 26. 2008. Eknath spoke to CNNIBN after Kabad was sentenced...
  • Kasab gets death, but where is the hangman? May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab may have been sent to gallows but where is the hangman? This question popped up today after 22yearold Kasab was ordered by a Mumbai trial court to be hanged by the neck until death since not a single hangman is on jail rolls. Maharashtra, whose capital Mumbai...
  • Rs 155.73 cr sought from Kasab as compensation May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: The prosecution in the 26/11 case on Thursday sought imposition of a compensation on Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab for causing huge damage to property to the tune of Rs 155.73 crore during the attacks but the court refused to consider the plea raising a query as to who...
  • 308 convicts await death ahead of Kasab May 6, 2010

    New Delhi: Pakistani national Ajmal Amir Kasab on Thursday sentenced to death for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack joined 308 other convicts, lodged in various jails in India, awaiting execution. The long list of convicts on death row means that Kasab's execution, if at all it takes place, may not...
  • Kasab will decide if he wants to appeal: lawyer May 6, 2010

    Mumbai: The lawyer of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab on Thursday said he has the right to appeal against the death sentence served on his client for the Mumbai terror attacks but that would happen after he speaks to him. K S Pawar, the lawyer who appeared for Kasab, said any...
  • Wait, Kasab's execution may take years May 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The death sentence given to Ajmal Amir Kasab may take years to be executed as the lone captured terrorist of Mumbai attacks could be 30th in the list of prisoners who are waiting to be sent to the gallows. Thursday's order by judge ML Tahaliyani is the first step...