JUSTICES

  • Delhi elections: Shazia more beautiful, better suited than Bedi for CM post, says Markandey Katju Yesterday

    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...
  • Watch: Arun Jaitley's lecture on freedom and responsibility of media January 19, 2015

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley gives lecture on freedom and responsibility of media at Justice JS Verma Memorial on Sunday. Jaitley slams media for invading privacy of individuals and running media trials. ...
  • US federal court dismisses lawsuit against PM Modi in connection with 2002 Gujarat riots January 15, 2015

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not have to face a US lawsuit claiming he failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting in 2002, a federal judge in New York ruled on Wednesday. US District Judge Analisa Torres upheld the US Department of State's determination that Modi is entitled to immunity as a...
  • Henry Cavill: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' won't be split into two parts January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Henry Cavill has denied reports that the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" would be split into two parts. The actor, who plays Superman in the highly-anticipated movie, refuted the rumour during a chat, reported Variety Online. In addition to denying the rumour, the "Man of Steel"...
  • Bangladesh gets its first Hindu Chief Justice in SK Sinha January 12, 2015

    Dhaka: Justice SK Sinha was on Monday appointed Chief Justice of Bangladesh to become the first Hindu to hold the highest judicial post in the Muslim-majority country. President Mohammad Abdul Hamid appointed Sinha, the senior most judge of the apex court, as its Chief Justice who will have a term of...
  • Law colleges could help in shaping good judges: Justice Oka December 23, 2014

    Thane: Justice AS Oka of Bombay High Court has called upon the law colleges to teach the students how to become good judges, in addition to being good lawyers. Stressing the need for more judges in the country's courts, he said law colleges could help in shaping them up. Justice...
  • Alstom to pay record $772 million to settle bribery charges with US December 23, 2014

    Washington: The French firm Alstom SA (ALSO.PA) has pleaded guilty and will pay $772 million in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Justice Department alleging the company bribed government officials to win business around the world. The settlement announced by the Justice Department on Monday marks the largest-ever criminal...
  • New York Police Department terms the incident as an 'assassination' December 21, 2014

    US President Barack Obama has condemned the killing of two New York Police Department Officers in Brooklyn. The alleged killer identified as Imaayel Brinsley later shot himself. NYPD has termed the incident as an 'assassination'. ...
  • Gunman kills two New York police officers in possible revenge attack December 21, 2014

    New York: A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers and then killed himself, police said, after a social media post indicated he may having been seeking revenge for the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest attempt. The two New York City Police Department officers, Rafael...
  • 2 years on, Delhi gangrape victim's parents still fight for justice December 16, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old woman in the national capital, victim's parents fight for justice. They said their fight will not end until law is changed to treat juveniles in rape cases as adults. Her mother said, "Nothing has changed in all these years. Till...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Pressure on N Srinivasan as hearing resumes today December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court hearing on Justice Mukul Mudgal committee's report on IPL corruption and spot-fixing scandal will resume on Monday. The BCCI chief-in-exile, N Srinivasan, on December 10 submitted an undertaking in Supreme Court saying that if he is elected BCCI President, he will keep himself away from all the...
  • Pending rape cases: High Court chief justices urged to set up fast track courts December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has urged chief justices of high courts to set up fast track courts to deal with pending rape cases and monitor their progress. Since setting up of fast track courts is the responsibility of the state government, the Centre has also urged the chief ministers to...
  • US Justice Department says Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana December 12, 2014

    Grants Pass: Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug, the US Justice Department said on Thursday. Some advocates said the announcement could open new markets across the country and give...
  • Delhi rape: Uber didn't act on accused despite past complaints, says not sure if its drivers are verified December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: While the rape case against Uber driver Shiv Kumar Yadav is already under investigation, past cases of sexual assault against the accused have also come to the fore. Another young woman Nidhi Shah has now came forward saying she had complained against him just two weeks ago, but...
  • Delhi rape: Accused Uber cab driver a serial offender, says police December 9, 2014

    "In 2003, 2006 and 2013 Shiv Kumar Yadav was arrested and chargesheet filed. He is a criminal and has been at home for a year," said Superintendent of Police (SP) Mainpuri talking about the accused in the Delhi rape case. ...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cab driver booked in several other cases in the last 8 years December 9, 2014

    The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. ...
  • Delhi rape: Uber driver a serial offender, booked in more sexual assault and molestation cases December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. In...
  • Delhi rape: Uber admits to not doing background checks; accused driver's papers forged, say police December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could spell more trouble for international taxi service provider Uber, its official has admitted that the company does not do background checks on drivers. Delhi Police investigating the rape case of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital interrogated a team of officials of Uber cab service....
  • Bengaluru: Mob ties man to a pole, beats him up for 'stalking' a girl December 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a case of brutal mob justice, a young man in his early twenties was tied up to a pole and severely beaten up. According to sources, police officers saved the man and rushed him to Nimhans hospital for medical treatment. Though the man is not in a critical...
  • Christian Bale jealous of Ben Affleck? November 25, 2014

    Los Angles: Actor Christian Bale, who is best known for portraying Batman in 'The Dark Knight' trilogy, says he felt jealous when he saw actor Ben Affleck taking over the character in his upcoming film 'Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice'. Affleck received a heavy backlash from fans once he was...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Sachin Tendulkar refuses to comment on Mudgal Report November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday refused to comment on Justice Mudgal Commitee's report on the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal. Tendulkar, a Rajya Sabha member, said here that the Supreme Court will look into the case, and it was not wise for him...
  • 'Clean' Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI president November 21, 2014

    Having regained considerable ground after a clean chit in the IPL probe followed by backing from the BCCI, N Srinivasan on Friday requested the Supreme Court to reinstate him as the BCCI president. Srinivasan, the ICC Chairman, filed an affidavit in the SC requesting the apex court to allow his return...
  • The Indian cricket fan has been let down November 19, 2014

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties but unfortunately, going by the current crop of off-field events, it has become a game of inglorious certainties; and the Indian cricket fan is once again shown a photo-shopped image of the game in the country. The much-awaited Mudgal report had a lot of...
  • SEBI's investor protection project may get an overhaul in board meeting today November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: SEBI chief UK Sinha's pet project, investor protection, is all set to get a fillip. Following the recommendations of the Justice RS Sodhi panel and public comments received last December, the SEBI board will overhaul existing norms, beginning with the tweaking of the very definition of an insider. Sources...
  • MS Dhoni's stand on Gurunath Meiyappan contradicted by report November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's stand that Gurunath Meiyappan was a "mere cricket enthusiast" supporting Chennai Super Kings has been contradicted by the Justice Mudgal IPL probe committee report. The report, which was partly made public on Monday, has said that investigations have confirmed that Meiyappan was a team...
  • Major reforms in adoption procedure: Maneka Gandhi November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Major reforms being carried out by the central government will enable prospective adoptive parents to get a child within a period of maximum of four months, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said here Monday. Briefing the newly-constituted consultative committee of parliament attached to the ministry, she highlighted...