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  • Pakistan court rejects Musharraf's plea against prosecutor 18-04-2014 03:10 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's special court hearing the high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Friday rejected his petition against the appointment of the prosecutor. Registrar Abdul Ghani, while announcing the court's decision on the petition filed by 70-year-old Musharraf, declared it inadmissible for hearing and rejected it. In...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected 18-04-2014 02:10 PM

    A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagarlast year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during...
  • Court rejected bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riot accused 12-04-2014 02:49 PM

    A local court here has rejected the bail plea of an accused in a Muzaffaranagar riots case related to the killing of eight persons, including a woman, in Kutba village. Additional District Sessions Judge Jitendra Kumar on Friday rejected the bail plea of Kunwar Pal, one of the 50 accused...
  • HC rejects Thackeray's estranged son Jaidev's plea for relief on the late leader's will 03-04-2014 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Jaidev, estranged son of Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray, seeking to restrain the beneficiaries of his father's will from selling or disposing of the family properties. Uddhav Thackeray, Executive President of Sena and son of the...
  • Bangladesh court rejects libel plea against Khaleda Zia 31-03-2014 07:27 PM

    A Bangladeshi court on Monday rejected a libel suit filed against former premier Khaleda Zia on charges of "distorting the history" by claiming that her late husband Ziaur Rahman was the nation's first president. Dhaka's Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Shamsul Arefin said the petition against Zia, the chairperson of the main...
  • SC commutes deathpenalty of Delhi blast convict Bhullar to life 31-03-2014 11:00 AM

    The Supreme Court on Monday commuted death sentence of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment. The apex court has commuted his sentence on two grounds - Bhullar was suffering mental illness and the court said that there has been inordinate delay of 8 years by...
  • Rape accused IAS officer BB Mohanty's bail plea moved to court of women 12-03-2014 10:28 PM

    A local courton Wednesday referred the anticipatory bail plea of suspended IAS officer B B Mohanty, who has been accused of raping a civil services aspirant, to a court dedicated for cases of atrocities against women. Mohanty, who has been accused of rape by the 22-year-old civil services aspirant, had...
  • SC dismisses Centre's review plea on mercy petitions 12-03-2014 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a review petition by the Centre which sought that the top court revisit its January order of commuting death sentences if there is a delay in deciding mercy petitions. The Supreme Court had commuted death penalties of 15 convicts to life sentences...
  • A-G seeks time in Bhullar's case, SC adjourns hearing till March 26 10-03-2014 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing on death row convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar till March 26 as Attorney General GE Vahanvati has sought more time on grounds that the government is yet to take a decision on Bhullar's mercy plea. The Centre had earlier assured...
  • Delhi HC to hear 'Gulaab Gang' producers' plea against stay on release 06-03-2014 01:08 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to hear the appeal of 'Gulaab Gang' film producers who have challenged its order staying release of the movie which is claimed to be based on the life of activist Sampat Pal and her organisation Gulabi Gang. A bench of Acting Chief Justice...
  • Sexual assault case: Court denies bail to Asaram for the third time 28-02-2014 11:24 PM

    The sessions court here on Friday rejected the bail petition of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, arrested in a rape case. Judge G K Upadhyaya said that a bail could not be given at this stage as the charges were of "serious nature". This is the third time Asaram has been...
  • Riot accused BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral's bail plea rejected 28-02-2014 09:57 PM

    A court here on Friday rejected the bail plea of BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral, who had surrendered recently in connection with a case of rioting, after being on the run for four months. District and Sessions Judge of Udhamsingh Nagar R C Kukreti refused to grant him bail on account...
  • Former CM ND Tiwari's mediation plea dismissed in paternity suit case 28-02-2014 09:03 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a plea by veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari seeking mediation in a paternity suit filed by a man for Tiwari to be declared his biological father. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw dismissed Tiwari's plea after 32-year-old Rohit Shekhar, who claims that the 90-year-old Tiwari...
  • Supreme Court to hear Sahara chief Subrata Roy's plea today 28-02-2014 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the plea by Sahara chief Subrata Roy after he moved the apex court asking it recall the non-bailable warrant. Roy, on Thursday, tendered an "unconditional apology" to the Supreme Court for his non-appearance in a contempt case and sought recall of...
  • SC to decide on mercy plea of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins today 18-02-2014 08:27 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday deliver its judgement on the mercy petition by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins. They are seeking to commute their death sentence on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The judgement will be delivered by a bench headed by Chief...
  • SC refuses to entertain plea on Telangana 17-02-2014 04:49 PM

    Ten days after refusing to stay the tabling of the Telangana Bill in Parliament, the Supreme Court on Monday once againg dismissed two petitions challenging division of Andhra Pradesh. The apex court said it cannot take a different stand and different view from what it had taken on February 7...
  • 2002 Naroda Patiya case: Maya Kodnani's bail plea to come up in SC today 17-02-2014 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea by former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani seeking extension of interim bail for her medical treatment. The apex court had extended her interim bail on Thurday. Kodnani suffered burn injuries at her home on February 8 while she was on...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder: Mahipal gets conditional permission to attend ailing father 12-02-2014 08:09 PM

    A court in Jodhpur on Wednesdaygranted a conditional permission to Mahipal Maderna, a key accused in Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case, for attending to his ailing father in the ICU. Mahipal's father, Parasram Maderna, a veteran Congress leader, was admitted to the ICU of the SMS Hospital in Jaipur...
  • Nido Taniam death case: Bail plea of accused to come up in court today 11-02-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam suggested that he died of injuries caused to his head and face, bail plea of the three accused will come up in the Saket court on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court will also hear...
  • Rajasthan High Court turns down Asaram's bail plea for second time 10-02-2014 01:56 PM

    Jodhpur: Rajasthan High Court has once again turned down the bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl in his Jodhpur ashram. Justice Nirmal Jeet Kaur, while pronouncing the order, rejected arguments of the defence counsel and senior advocate Ram Jethmalani, who...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Two accused surrender in court 04-02-2014 02:40 PM

    Two accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots case have surrendered before a local court in Muzaffarnagar which sent them to judicial custody till February 17. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar rejected the bail plea of the two accused, Anurag Bansal and Sandeep Tyagi, who surrendered before the court on Monday and...
  • File FIRs against 25 leaders named by Kejriwal, make him witness: RTI plea 04-02-2014 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: An RTI activist has filed a plea in the Delhi Anti-Corruption Bureau seeking FIRs against the 25 MPs named by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a party meet recently. The CM had called it his list of corrupt politicians. Vivek Garg said in his application that Kejriwal must...
  • Supreme Court firm on its decision to criminalise gay sex, rejects Centre’s plea 28-01-2014 11:35 PM

    In a huge blow to the LGBT community in the country, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on gay sex. The apex court has dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict, criminalising gay sex. ...
  • SC agrees to hear Devinderpal Bhullar's plea against death in open court 28-01-2014 04:28 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in an open court the plea of Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devinderpal Singh for commutation of death sentence awarded to him for the September 1993 blast to life imprisonment. A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and justices R M Lodha, H...
  • Arguments for and against death sentence 21-01-2014 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: The debate on the death penalty is a never ending one. While some are in favour of it, others give various reasons to abolish it. The debate has been revived after the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay...
  • SC to hear Ram Jethmalani's plea on black money on February 19 17-01-2014 05:36 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday decided to hear on February 19 an application seeking speedy hearing of a plea by jurist Ram Jethmalani accusing the Centre of not implementing its directions on the issue of black money allegedly stashed in banks abroad. "We understand it is matter of great importance,"...
  • Tehelka sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal's bail plea rejected 15-01-2014 05:44 PM

    Panaji: The Goa session court has rejected a bail plea filed by Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case against him. Tejpal has spent a month and a half cumulatively in police and judicial custody. He has been accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a junior colleague in a...
  • Anti-Sikh riots: HC to hear plea against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler 14-01-2014 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday be hearing a petition against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The High Court had declined to grant a stay on the Central Bureau of Investigation probe against him. A Delhi court had in...
  • Plea in Delhi HC for security to Arvind Kejriwal 08-01-2014 04:45 PM

    In the wake of an attack on Aam Aadmi Party headquarters on Wednesday, a plea was hurriedly made in the Delhi High Court for directions to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not refuse security offered to him. An advocate mentioned the issue before a bench of justices BD Ahmed and Siddharth...
  • NIA opposes Italian Marines exemption plea in court 08-01-2014 03:50 PM

    The NIA on Wednesday opposed in a Delhi court the pleas filed by two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, seeking exemption from personal appearance on the ground that charge sheet has not been filed in the case. The National Investigation Agency (NIA)...