Justices

  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety 08-07-2014 08:41 PM

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • Law intern refuses to depose in Justice Ganguly sexual harassment case 08-07-2014 09:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has told the Home Ministry that it cannot register a case against former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly who has been accused of sexual harassment. The police say that the complainant in the case has so far refused to record her statement. Justice Ganguly...
  • Supreme court gets three new judges 07-07-2014 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, and senior advocate Rohinton Nariman on Monday became judges of the Supreme Court. They were administered the oath of the office by Chief Justice R.M. Lodha. With three new judges, the existing strength of the apex court judges has gone up...
  • Juvenile Justice Board to decide on Juveniles above 16 years 04-07-2014 06:03 PM

    New Delhi: In a significant move, Government has decided to revise the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 in a bid to address concerns regarding the implementation of the Act. To facilitate faster adoption of children and set up foster care homes, the Women and Child Development...
  • Subramanium row escalates, Centre defends decision, Congress flays PM 02-07-2014 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium, who withdrew his name from the race for the Supreme Court judge came as a huge embarrassment for the Narendra Modi government, refuses to die down. Even as Central government sources claim they do have a say in appointments of...
  • Gopal Subramanium case: Congress accuses BJP of playing politics of vendetta 02-07-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on the Narendra Modi government over the row involving senior advocate Gopal Subramanium, the Congress accused the BJP of playing the politics of vendetta. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi claimed that Subramanium, who was in line to become a Supreme Court judge but later withdrew...
  • Centre can't be blamed for Gopal Subramanium row: government sources 02-07-2014 10:23 AM

    New Delhi: Facing flak from Chief Justice of India RM Lodha over the Gopal Subramanium row, the government has defended itself putting the resposibility on the judiciary. Government sources have also stated that the right to reconsideration rests with the Centre. Government sources have said that in 2009 too, the...
  • Law Minister evades questions on the CJI vs Centre row 02-07-2014 09:17 AM

    New Delhi: In a high-profile showdown, the Chief Justice of India has taken on the Central government over the Gopal Subramanium row. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has refused to comment on the controversy. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that the segregation of Gopal Subramanium's file was a mistake....
  • Years after triple murder allegations, TMC MLA untouched by police 28-06-2014 08:11 AM

    Birbhum: Four years after he was allegedly involved in a triple murder case, Trinamool Congress MLA from Birbhum, Manirul Islam remains untouched by the Bengal Police, while the victims' families continue living in constant fear. Eighty-year-old Zarina Bibi, a refugee in her own village, keeps shifting homes to escape the...
  • Will Scoot McNairy be the Nightwing in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'? 27-06-2014 12:07 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Scoot McNairy has reportedly landed a role in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel- 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'. The actor, who has starred in films like 'Argo' and '12 Years a Slave', is rumoured to play Nightwing in the film, reported Ace Showbiz. In the...
  • World drug day: Saving our children from tobacco 26-06-2014 07:53 AM

    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in a recent letter on the June 19 urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to raise tax on retail price of cigarettes from 45 per cent to over 60 per cent in the upcoming budget. This would add Rs 3,800 crore to the government's revenue...
  • Manmohan Singh's immunity issue looked at in a human rights case in US 24-06-2014 10:02 AM

    Washington: A US court has asked the Department of Justice to respond by July 10 on the immunity issue of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case filed by a New York-based Sikh group. The Department of Justice had recently informed the Washington Federal Court that...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Justice Mudgal probe panel 08-06-2014 06:47 PM

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday joined the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, which is probing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, as an expert on cricketing affairs. The panel is headed by retd. Justice Mukul Mudgal and includes advocates L. Nageswara Rao, Niloy Dutta and senior IPS officer B.B....
  • Justice VK Bist appointed as acting Chief Justice of Uttarakhand HC 05-06-2014 05:26 PM

    Justice VK Bist has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court, officials said on Thursday. Government of India issued a gazette notification in regard to the matter of the appointment after Justice Barin Ghosh retired as the Chief Justice yesterday, Uttarakhand High Court Registrar, Judicial...
  • New Zealand: Indian-origin man sentenced to life for killing his estranged wife 05-06-2014 03:52 PM

    Wellington : An Indian-origin man in New Zealand has been sentenced to life for killing his estranged wife while he was on bail, The New Zealand Herald reported on Thursday. The High Court at Wellington Thursday sentenced Rajeshwar Singh, 47, to a mandatory life sentence with a minimum non-parole period...
  • Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court retires 05-06-2014 12:08 AM

    Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court Justice Barin Ghosh retired on Wednesday. Justice Ghosh (65) took charge as the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court in 2010. He has also served as the Chief Justice of Sikkim and Jammu and Kashmir High Courts. ...
  • UN condemns Badaun gangrape, calls for justice 02-06-2014 02:45 PM

    The United Nations on Monday condemned the gangrape and murder of two girls in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district and called for immediate action against the perpetrators and to address violence against women across India. "There should be justice for the families of the two teenaged girls and for all the...
  • HC declines to entertain plea seeking ban on Kejriwal's letter 28-05-2014 05:03 PM

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court today declined to entertain a plea seeking a ban on publication and circulation of Arvind Kejriwal's letter questioning orders sending him to judicial custody and also levelling allegations against BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. A bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini did not...
  • Enormous task ahead, says SIT black money probe panel chief MB Shah 28-05-2014 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the government constituted a Special Investigation Team to bring back black money, retired SC Judge Justice MB Shah, who is heading the SIT said the committee has an enormous task ahead of it. "The task is enormous. It will take some time. We will have...
  • We haven't yet discussed about the player in our panel: Mudgal 25-05-2014 07:56 PM

    The Supreme Court-appointed IPL probe panel headed by retd Justice Mukul Mudgal on Sunday met for the first time to discuss the modalities about their further investigation into the spot-fixing and betting scandal related to the sixth edition of Indian Premier League. "There wasn't any discussion about the reputed cricketer...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal Committee should uncover the guilty 23-05-2014 03:11 PM

    Even before the newly expanded Supreme Court's Justice Mudgal Probe Committee gets down to business comes the disturbing news that two players in the ongoing IPL 7 were approached by bookies to throw a match, according to Mr. Sunil Gavaskar who is appointed by the Supreme Court to oversee the...
  • Salem: Teenager arrested for raping 6-year-old girl 23-05-2014 11:01 AM

    Salem: A teenaged boy was arrested in Salem on Friday for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl at her residence at Puduchetram in the district. Police said the girl and the 14-year-old boy were watching television at her house on May 20 when the incident occurred. The girl's mother caught the...
  • Parasailing trip of toddler: Case against parents, organisers 22-05-2014 02:22 PM

    Kannur: Parents of the 11-month-old baby girl, who was sent on a solo parasailing trip to a height of about 40 feet at a beach in Kannur, have landed in trouble along with the the organisers as police registered a case against them under the Juvenile Justice Act. Police registered...
  • Filming begins in Detroit for Superman-Batman film 22-05-2014 10:31 AM

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros. Pictures says filming has started in Detroit for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," starring Henry Cavill, reprising his role as Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The studio said Wednesday the action feature directed by Zack Snyder will also star Israel-born actress Gal...
  • Flash and Substance: DC's new TV series will reinforce its small-screen dominance 20-05-2014 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: The most highly anticipated small-screen event of the year is now well on course, with the trailer for TV series 'The Flash' airing recently. The series on the frontline DC superhero is expected to be groundbreaking in several ways. For the past several years, as we mentioned in...
  • IPL Scandal: SC asks Justice Mudgal to start probe against 13 suspects 16-05-2014 02:03 PM

    Further trouble is in store for the BCCI in the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal as the Supreme Court on Friday asked Justice Mukul Mudgal to conduct probe against the 13 people, including cricketers and administrators, named in a sealed envelope. Justice Mudgal will be assisted by a group of...
  • Sahara case: Days after SC judge claims pressure, another recuses himself 15-05-2014 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Days after Justice KS Radhakrishnan, one of the two Supreme Court judges handling the Sahara case, said that the bench faced tremendous pressure while dealing with the proceedings, the other judge has recused himself from the trial. Justice JS Kehar did not give any reason for the recusal....
  • Members of Gauhati HC Bar Association revolt against judge 07-05-2014 12:52 PM

    Guwahati: In an open revolt against one of their ilk, members of the Gauhati High Court Bar Association (GHCBA) demanded the immediate transfer of Justice K Sreedhar Rao. The members unanimously adopted this extraordinary resolution in a general meeting on Monday. Justice Rao was earlier a judge of the Karnataka...
  • Justice Lokur inaugurates ADR centre in Jamshedpur court 03-05-2014 07:36 PM

    Supreme Court Justice Madan B Lokur on Saturday inaugurated the Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) centre, first in Jharkhand, in a local court premises here. Accompanied by Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court R Banumati, Justice Lokur, who is on a three-day tour to the state, attended the inaugural function of...
  • 68 child labourers from Bihar, Nepal rescued 29-04-2014 11:12 PM

    City police have rescued 68 child labourers from Bihar and Nepal who were forcibly employed at bag making units near Bangalore and arrested seven persons in connection with the case. Raids were conducted at four places along with an NGO called Justice ~~amp;amp; Care, on Monday after receiving a compliant...