Lawyer

  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary July 21, 2014

    Justice Markandey Katju has made some sensational revelations in his latest blog where in he has accused three former chief justices of India of giving into political pressure and appointing a corrupt judge to Madras High Court. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Justice Markandey Katju July 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Justice Markandey Katju speaks about the timing of his revelations of a "corrupt judge" continuing in Madras High Court. ...
  • The biggest victims will be the run-away couples, says HS Phoolka July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. Lawyer HS Phoolka said, "This is against international convention that India is a signatory. The biggest victims will be the run-away couples. This is not right, you can do one...
  • FTP: Talwars sentenced to life, is there a witch hunt against them? November 26, 2013

    A day after being convicted for the murder of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj Banjade, Dr Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment in the case. The Talwars' lawyers called the verdict and sentencing a "witch-hunt" and are preparing to challenge the verdict...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 12, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is it difficult for women to speak out in sexual harassment cases involving the powerful? November 12, 2013

    In a shocking case in Delhi, a custodian of law has allegedly himself broken the laws. A young lawyer has claimed that a recently retired Supreme Court judge had sexually harassed her when she was interning with him. ...
  • News 360: SC panel to probe allegation of harassment by retired judge November 12, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • Students speak out against sexual harassment by SC ex-judge November 12, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • Was the UP govt preassurised by sand mining mafia to suspend IAS officer Durga? August 2, 2013

    CNN-IBN National Affairs Editor Bhupendra Chaubey asks panelists whether the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government was preassured by the sand mafia to suspend IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Bhupendra Chaubey is joined by Minister of state in the Uttar Pradesh Naved Siddiqui, BSP MP Sudhindra Bhadoria and former bureaucrat and...
  • 'Hang Kasab to send a strong message to terrorists' August 30, 2012

    While human rights activists say Kasab has a right to mercy, an overwhelming majority says he should be hanged at the earliest to send a strong message to terrorists. ...
  • News 360: Pak Hindus want to stay back in India August 10, 2012

    Many of Pakistan Hindus say they want to stay back in India for the fear of prosecution. ...
  • Mumbai lawyer murder: How it happened? August 10, 2012

    The police said that the security guard first attempted to rape the victim. When she resisted, he hit her with a blunt object before slitting her throat. ...
  • Mumbai lawyer murder: Guard tried to rape victim August 10, 2012

    Guard Sajjad Pathan reportedly confessed to the police that he killed Pallavi simply because she had yelled at him a few days back. ...
  • Gopal Kanda available for probe: Lawyer August 9, 2012

    Lawyer BS Rana said Gopal Kanda is entitled for bail as there is no evidence for instigation to suicide against him. ...
  • US: Kashmir murder accused kills family, self in California June 11, 2012

    Avtar Singh had fled to the US after he was accused of the 1996 killings of human rights lawyer Jaleel Andrabi and six others in Kashmir. ...
  • Judges attack: Lawyers of 6 Delhi trial courts go on strike May 18, 2012

    Three judges from the Saket court were attacked by two men on a motorbike following an accident on Thursday evening. ...
  • Lawyers expected to behave properly: DGP March 3, 2012

    A video journalist for a Kannada channel was injured in the head while several others suffered blows. ...
  • News 360: Was Defence Minister AK Antony's office bugged? March 2, 2012

    The ministry said no, but didn't refute reports that an Intelligence Bureau probe was conducted after a suspicious finding. ...
  • 'Anna protest is street democracy, not participative' December 11, 2011

    Lawyer Nandita Rao said that the agitation by Team Anna can be called a street democracy but not participative. ...
  • Eyewitness account of the Delhi HC blast September 7, 2011

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, a lawyer of the Delhi High Court who was present at the blast site said that the explosion happened at around 10.15 am. ...
  • Holes in prosecution case: Jerome's lawyer July 1, 2011

    All the allegations put forward by the prosecution has been systematically punctured, said Wahab Khan. ...
  • Kasab was smiling today: Sabauddin's lawyer February 21, 2011

    SC, mercy petition are always open, but it's not known if Kasab wants to opt these options. ...
  • Watch: Dinakaran decides not to hear court cases December 17, 2009

    Karnataka Chief Justice P D Dinakaran will not hear any judicial mattters until further orders. This was the surprise notification issued by the Karnataka High Court registrar during a routine updating of the cause list of hearings late Wednesday night. ...
  • Karnataka HC lawyers protest against Dinakaran working November 10, 2009

    Mayhem broke out in the premises of the Bangalore High Court on Monday morning as lawyers protesting the continuance of Justice Dinakaran in Court decided to boycott the proceedings. There was scuffle and several people reported assault and injuries. ...
  • Watch: Karnataka CJ's promotion to SC put on hold November 2, 2009

    There are charges of corruption against Chief Justice PD Dinakaran. ...
  • Madras HC spares lawyers, reins in top cops over riots October 30, 2009

    Chennai: The Madras High Court held four top police officers responsible for the riot-like situation that had surfaced in the premises of the Court eight months ago. The Madras HC premises had reportedly turned into a virtual war zone when lawyers clashed with the police about eight months ago. The...
  • Bar council joins chorus, says Karnataka CJ must resign September 18, 2009

    New Delhi: There have been revised calls for the resignation of Karnataka Chief Justice P Dinakaran. The Karnataka CJ had been recently cleared for elevation to the SC. Now his resignation is demanded by not only the lawyers of the Supreme Court and Madras High court lawyers, but by his...
  • Senior lawyers protest Karnataka CJ's posting to SC September 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Senior lawyers are up in arms over the possible elevation of the Karnataka Chief Justice to the Supreme Court even after allegations of corruption. After complaining to the Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan, they are meeting Law Minister Veerapppa Moily on Thursday. ...
  • Madras High Court drama adds to common man's plight February 21, 2009

    Caught between the police and the lawyers is the common man Their wait for justice has only grown longer. ...
  • Rape victim punished for going public, lawyer in contempt December 6, 2007

    Atlanta: Just weeks after a gangrape victim in Saudi Arabia was punished for going public, her lawyer has landed into trouble. He has been accused of insulting the judiciary. ...