JUSTICE

  • Maharashtra: HC upholds dismissal of judicial officer who had close relations with lady advocate 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    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...
  • NGT notice to states,Union Territories on vehicular pollution Yesterday

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Friday sought the response from all states and Union Territories (UTs) seeking the status on steps take to prevent air pollution caused by vehicles. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notice to the chief secretaries of all states and UTs...
  • SC stays proceedings against Kejriwal in two defamation cases Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a relief for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Supreme Court has stayed proceedings in two defamation cases filed against him. The SC order came after the Delhi CM challenged the law dealing with defamation cases. The SC has issued a notice to the Ministry of Law...
  • The sneak peek for 'Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice' is here 2 days ago

    Comic book fanboys and nerds all over the world, get ready to lose it! The sneak peek for 'Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice' is out and there is no looking back now! Although, the sneak peek has almost nothing in terms of content, it does build up the anticipation...
  • UN conference endorses India's concerns over black money 6 days ago

    Doha: In a major push towards recovering black money stashed in safe havens abroad, a UN conference in Doha on Sunday endorsed India's suggestions on promoting global cooperation in fighting the menace of money laundering, international terrorism and cyber crime. The 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice was...
  • Juvenile Justice Board, its functioning comes under Supreme Court scanner April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The functioning of Juvenile Justice Boards across the country came under scrutiny of the Supreme Court which on Friday sought complete details on the pendency of cases, frequency of its sittings, vacancy of posts and other related issues. The court also stressed on the issue of methodology of training...
  • Supreme Court rejects plea against ex-Supreme Court judge and Press Council of India Chief April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against former apex court judge and Press Council of India Chairman Justice CK Prasad for allegedly passing some inappropriate orders in a civil appeal during his tenure as a judge, saying if such pleas are...
  • Part 4 of St Stephen's lecture to be on social justice, public interest litigation, civil society April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: In part four of St Stephen's and Network18 joint initiative where the former will offer a certificate course in 'Citizenship & Cultural Richness' with weekly classes conducted by its regular faculty and distinguished alumni, the discussion will be about social justice, public interest litigation and civil society. The...
  • Cabinet will take up Juvenile Justice Bill for discussion today, say sources April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will take up Juvenile Justice Bill for discussion in the meeting on Tuesday evening, sources said. Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has recommended that juveniles should be treated at par with adults in case of heinous crimes like rape. The matter...
  • Need to re-look laws on juveniles involved in major crimes: SC April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that there was a need to re-examine various laws dealing with juveniles involved in heinous crimes like murder and rape and asked the government to see whether necessary changes could be done to have a deterrent effect. The apex court asked Attorney...
  • Chandigarh: High Court judge dives into lake to save girl from drowning April 6, 2015

    Chandigarh: A High Court judge in Chandigarh dived into the local Sukhna lake to save a teenage girl from drowning after she allegedly attempted suicide, police said. The incident took place on March 30 when Justice M Jeyapaul (60) of the Punjab and Haryana High Court dived into the Lake to...
  • CJI HL Dattu tries to downplay row over Justice Kurian April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Sunday sought to downplay the "unfortunate" row surrounding his colleague Kurian Joseph's objection to holding of Judges' meet on Good Friday, saying the presence of only three top judges of the Supreme Court is mandatory for such events. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 3, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Smriti Irani spots camera outside changing room of FabIndia outlet in Goa April 3, 2015

    A store operated by fashion boutique chain FabIndia was sealed in Goa on Friday and three to four people were detained for allegedly setting up a CCTV camera which overlooked the store's changing room where central minister Smriti Irani was trying out clothes. ...
  • Man threatens to commit suicide at Chief Justice's room at Kolkata High Court March 20, 2015

    Kolkata: An aged man on Friday threatened to commit suicide in the court room of Chief Justice of Kolkata High Court Manjula Chellur after alleging that his property had been taken away by a land broker even as his petition on the issue remained pending before the Calcutta High Court. Septuagenarian...
  • Justice Uma Nath Singh sworn in as new Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court March 19, 2015

    Shillong: Justice Uma Nath Singh was on Thursday sworn in as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court at the Raj Bhavan in Shillong on Thursday. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered the oath of office and secrecy to Justice Singh at a ceremony. Justice Singh had earlier...
  • Agra: Man who allegedly got drunk, harassed girls, beaten to death by mob March 13, 2015

    Agra: A man accused of getting drunk and misbehaving with girls was dragged out of his house by a mob and thrashed in Agra. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified to as Jeetu and post-mortem is being conducted. An eyewitness said,...
  • Mahatma Gandhi was an agent of British says Justice Markandey Katju March 12, 2015

    Justice Markandey Katju had called Mahatma Gandhi an agent of the British. Katju made the controversial remark in his blog where he was highly critical of Gandhi and said he did great harm to India. ...
  • Nagaland: No answers even after five days of public lynching of rapist March 9, 2015

    A mob of 7,000-8,000 people reached the ramshackle building that serves as the central jail, overpowered the Nagaland Armed Police guards and snatched the custody of Syed Farid Khan, an accused in a sexual assault case. The mob assaulted him throughout the stretch of over eight kilometres and finally hung...
  • Ferguson Police engages in discrimination against African-Americans in city: US March 5, 2015

    The US Department of Justice has concluded that the Ferguson Police department routinely engages in discrimination against African-Americans in the city. The investigation began last year after the shooting of unarmed African-American teen Michael Brown by a white police officer. ...
  • Haryana: 'Pension to be credited to bank accounts of beneficiaries' February 24, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana government on Tuesday said that pension will be credited directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. Haryana Justice and Empowerment Minister Kavita Jain said a pensioner will not be required to open a new bank account if he already has one under the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan...
  • Delhi court denies bail to juvenile, says boy out of parents control February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of a juvenile, accused in an attempt to murder case, saying his parents have no control over the boy who indulged in a similar crime when he was out on bail in another offence. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma...
  • Tamil Nadu moves Supreme Court seeking CISF deployment for Mullaperiyar dam February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought Centre's response on a plea by Tamil Nadu government seeking deployment of CISF for protection of Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala. The security of the dam is presently with the Kerala government. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justice AK Sikri issued...
  • Snapshot: Here's the first look of Jason 'Khal Drogo' Momoa as Aquaman February 20, 2015

    Actor Jason Momoa, who shot to fame with his role as the king Khal Drogo in HBO's critically-acclaimed series 'Game of Thrones', will now be the new Aquaman. Filmmaker Zack Snyder, who is directing the upcoming 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', tweeted the first image of Jason Momoa tonight...
  • National Lok Adalat disposes 56,000 cases, disburses Rs 265 crore February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Over 56,000 cases across the country were on Saturday disposed of by the third National Lok Adalat which also saw disbursal of Rs 265 crore as claims towards final settlement in bank recovery and cheques bounce cases. According to National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), several banks, financial institutions and...
  • Delhi elections: Shazia more beautiful, better suited than Bedi for CM post, says Markandey Katju January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju has sparked another row by apparently making a sexist comment involving BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and recently-joined leader Shazia Ilmi. In two successive tweets Katju said, "I regard Shazia Ilmi much more beautiful than Kiran Bedi. If Shazia had...
  • SC verdict will impact all sports bodies: Justice Mukul Mudgal January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict barring N Srinivasan from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest, head of IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting probe committee Justice Mukul Mudgal today said that it will have far reaching ramifications as it will also impact on all sports bodies. Delivering...
  • Functioning will be more transparent after SC verdict: Justice Mudgal January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court verdict on the IPL scandal will ensure proper functioning of the sporting bodies of the country and it will also allow more transparancy in the future. ...
  • Petition filed in US court to designate RSS as terror group January 22, 2015

    New York: A Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court in New York to designate RSS as a "foreign terrorist organisation". The federal court in the Southern District of New York issued a summons for US Secretary of State John Kerry to respond to the suit...
  • I don't need to give him any advice. He's great, he's fantastic: Henry Cavill on Ben Affleck January 19, 2015

    London: Actor Henry Cavill has suggested that 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' will make cinema history. Cavill, 31, who plays Superman in the Warner Bros/DC Comics project, has promised that Zack Snyder's direction will give viewers a "visual spectacle", reported Digital Spy. "We're making cinematic history, we're doing Batman, we're...