Laws

  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry 24-03-2014 11:42 AM

    CJ Kuldeep Yadav is appealing for strict punishment for the perpetrators of the ghastly crime carried on her sister who was set ablaze by her in-laws after she failed to fulfill their repeated demands for dowry. ...
  • Somnath Bharti evades media after victim identifies him 22-01-2014 05:02 PM

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti was seen on Wednesday evading the media. He was identified by one of the complainants as the leader of the midnight raid in Delhi's Khirkee extension area. ...
  • AAP minister in dock for tampering with proof, says judge's order erroneous 14-01-2014 11:19 PM

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Tuesday refuted allegations that he tampered with the evidence in a case that he was handling as a lawyer. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, too, came to his defence saying that there was no proof to show that Bharti tampered with any evidence in the...
  • The Last Word: Are Justice Ganguly's claims justified or unwarranted? 09-01-2014 09:53 PM

    Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its jurisdiction in...
  • Should there be a criminal investigation in Justice Ganguly case? 06-01-2014 11:34 PM

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern in December 2012, has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, said sources. Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan and submitted his resignation, according to sources. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 24-12-2013 11:49 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Does focus on rape laws, gay rights, AAP show 2013 as a year of people's power? 24-12-2013 10:14 PM

    The year 2013 has seen a rise in people's participation in various issues ranging from strong rape laws to the recent protest against the Supreme Court order on Section 377. The year also witnessed the infamous IPL spot fixing scandal. People's anger against the government even led to the emergence...
  • News 360: Divided Congress may withdraw support to AAP 24-12-2013 09:43 PM

    Even before the Aam Aadmi Party could form the government in Delhi with Congress supporting it from outside, divisions within the latter over the strategy have come out in the open. Government formation in Delhi may take some more time, as sources say that the Congress is seriously considering the...
  • Kolkata lawyers march in support of Ganguly 18-12-2013 07:20 PM

    Over 100 Calcutta High Court advocates Wednesday took out a silent march here showing solidarity with ex-judge AK Ganguly amid a growing chorus for his removal as the West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman. Led by former Kolkata mayor and lawyer Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, over 100 lawyers took out the...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 17-12-2013 11:23 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India hits back at US over diplomat's arrest, cuts embassy security 17-12-2013 09:42 PM

    India has hit back strongly at the United States of America over the public arrest and strip-search of Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade by New York Police as Delhi Police removed barricades from outside the US Embassy in Delhi. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had requested the police to...
  • India acts tough against US, withdraws diplomatic privileges 17-12-2013 09:17 PM

    The Indian government has hit out at the US diplomats based in India announcing a slew of measures against them until the US apologises or rethinks its decision to arrest and humiliate Indian diplomat Deeyani Khobragade. ...
  • News 360: SC panel indicts AK Ganguly 05-12-2013 10:07 PM

    The Supreme Court panel probing the sexual harassment case against retired Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly has said that the law intern's statement shows an act of "unwelcome behaviour" by Justice Ganguly while adding that it has reached the decision after studying the statement of intern, affidavits of three witnesses...
  • Should Justice Ganguly step down as chief of WB HRC? 03-12-2013 11:29 PM

    Even since retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has been named as an accused in the sexual harassment case, there are many who has demanded his resignation as the Chairperson of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. A law intern has named Justice Ganguly as an accused for allegedly sexually...
  • The Last Word: What should CJI do in Justice Ganguly case? 02-12-2013 10:34 PM

    A law intern has accused retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of allegedly sexually harassing her. However, Justice Ganguly has denied all the charges saying he's a victim of circumstances. He said, "I am shocked and shattered. I deny all the charges." CNN-IBN's raised the question to a panel of...
  • Decision on terminating AK Ganguly's services soon: WB law school 30-11-2013 05:50 PM

    P Ishwara Bhat, the Vice-chancellor of the West Bengal law school where former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly is a honorary professor has said that a decision will be taken soon on whether to terminate his services or not. His statment came after Ganguly was named as an accused for...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-11-2013 11:05 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? 04-10-2013 09:58 PM

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...
  • Watch: Is Asaram enjoying an immunity from law? 29-08-2013 12:08 PM

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai discusses with a panel of experts the issue of immunity from lawenjoyed by self-styled godmen. A 15-year-old girl had alleged that self-proclaimed godman Asaram has sexually abused her in his Jodhpur ashram. So far only summons have been issued and a FIR has been registered against...
  • UAE: Norwegian woman sentenced to 16 months in jail for reporting rape 22-07-2013 01:40 PM

    A Norwegian woman was slapped with charges of unlawful sex and was sentenced to 16 months in jail after she reported an alleged rape. ...
  • Ireland votes to legalise abortion in life-saving cases 12-07-2013 03:57 PM

    Eight months after 31-year-old Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died from pregnancy complications, the Ireland government has legalised abortions in life-saving cases. This is a first for the Catholic country. ...
  • PM's role must be probed in coal scam report sharing , says CPM leader 11-05-2013 06:14 PM

    CPM leader Nilotpal Basu said both Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar should have been sacked earlier. ...
  • Coal scam: UPA dares Oppn to bring no-confidence motion in Parliament 27-04-2013 06:30 PM

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath ruled out the possibility of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar resigning over the coal scam affidavit. ...
  • CBI's affidavit on coalgate: Is UPA's credibility damaged beyond repair? 26-04-2013 11:49 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed its affidavit on the coal block allocation scam report with the Supreme Court, in which the agency's director Ranjit Sinha has said the draft of the report was shared with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, a charge that the Congress has been...
  • Coal scam: Law Minister faces trouble, CBI to file affidavit before SC on Friday 23-04-2013 08:50 AM

    The CBI is set to tell the Supreme Court that the probe agency's report on coal block allocation scam was shared with the Law Ministry on its request. ...
  • Delhi: Why are crimes against women still continuing? 19-04-2013 10:48 PM

    A 5-year-old was abducted, kept locked up for days and systematically brutalised in New Delhi. The police initially refused to register an FIR and even slapped women protesting against this horrific incident. ...
  • Coal scam report: Khurshid defends Ashwani Kumar 14-04-2013 06:48 PM

    CBI sources said the investigative agency will inform the Supreme Court that Law Minister Ashwani Kumar tried to interfere in its status report on the coal scam. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, "Ministers speak to officials from time to time. We respect both professional as well as legal limits...
  • Coal scam: Law Minister should resign, reiterates BJP 14-04-2013 04:09 PM

    The BJP has reiterated its demand that Law Minister Ashwani Kumar must resign or be sacked. An SIT has been constituted under the SC to investigate the scam, needle of which also points to the Prime Minister. ...
  • Coal scam: BJP demands SIT probe, Cong downplays issue 13-04-2013 07:23 PM

    A report in 'The Indian Express' says the CBI probe status report in the coal scam was "vetted" by the law minister and PMO officials. While the BJP is now demanding an impartial SIT probe, the Congress is playing down the issue. ...