SPECIAL COURT

  • Court asks CBI to further probe a coal scam case 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A Special Court on Thursday directed the CBI to further investigate an alleged scam in coal block allocation, involving Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and others, in which the agency had filed a closure report. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar asked the CBI to file a progress report of...
  • DA case: Karnataka High Court to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea today October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's bail application on Tuesday in a disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa has sought immediate bail and suspension of her four-year sentence in an 18-year-old corruption case. Bracing up for the anticipated entry of...
  • UP: Court rejects CBI closure report in DSP ZiaulHaq murder case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday rejected the closure report of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kunda Deputy SP ZiaulHaq's murder case in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The court has asked the investigating agency to reinvestigate the case. UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya was...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati case: Amit Shah to appear in court on June 6 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah has been asked to appear in the special CBI court in Mumbai on June 6 in connection with the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. The court staff recorded the presence of all the advocates and some of the accused and...
  • Sexual assault case: Judicial custody of former minister Babulal Nagar extended November 26, 2013

    A court in Jaipur on Monday extended, till Dec 9, the judicial custody of former Rajasthan minister of state for dairy and rural industries Babulal Nagar, arrested for allegedly raping a married woman, a lawyer said. The former minister was produced in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court, said...
  • Minor rape victim records her statement in front of special court August 16, 2013

    A fiveyearold girl, who was raped allegedly by two men in east Delhi leading to a huge protest, on Friday, appeared before a court in New Delhi and recorded her statement. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Sanjay Garg recorded the testimony of the child through video conferencing after the court was "satisfied...
  • Italian marines trial: Special court to be announced April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The announcement for the special court where the trial of the two Italian marines will be conducted is expected on Monday. The announcement will be made by the Attorney General. The marines, Massimiliano Latore and Salvatore Girone, were arrested in connection with the murder of two Kerala fishermen in...
  • Trial begins in Swiss woman gangrape case March 31, 2013

    Datia: The trial in the Swiss woman gangrape case began in Datia on Saturday with two prosecution witnesses recording their statements before a special court. All the six accused in the case were produced before Additional District Judge (ADJ) Jitendra Kumar Sharma, prosecution sources said. Two prosecution witnesses out of the...
  • Special Court orders release of Lankan fishermen March 27, 2013

    Tuticorin: A special court in Ramanathapuram on Wednesday ordered the release of five Sri Lankan fishermen who were arrested off Tuticorin coast by the Indian Coastguard on March 17, 2013. A consultative committee meeting of the Tuticorin District collector, Superintendent of Police, Indian Coastguard officials and Intelligence officials, came to...
  • Special courts for Muslims an 'eyewash', say Muslim organisations March 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Muslims organizations have expressed skepticism over the home ministry's proposal to set up special courts for speedy trial of Muslim youth falsely implicated in terrorrelated cases, terming the move a "lollipop" for the community. Gulzar Azmi of Jamiat UlamaiHind said the move has been made with an eye to...
  • 'Setting up of court for Italian marines trial delayed' March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Ministry sources said on Monday that the setting up a special court for the trial of Italian marines may be delayed. Home ministry has sought clarification on a Supreme Court order about setting up the special court. It is consulting top law officers including the Attorney General regarding...
  • Special courts for Muslim youth soon, says Minority affairs minister March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Special courts would be set up soon for Muslim youth accused of various offences, including terrorrelated charges, Minister for Minority Affairs K Rahman Khan said in New Delhi on Saturday. He said that his ministry had written to the home ministry in February 2013 asking "cases against Muslim youth...
  • Kerala CM seeks special court to try marines at Kollam March 23, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday asked the Centre to set up the special court at Kollam district to conduct the trial of the two Italian marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen. In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chandy demanded that the Sessions...
  • Special court to hear Italian marines case March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Italian government's decision to send back two of its marines charged with the killing of two Kerala fishermen seemed to signal the end of the diplomatic standoff between India and Italy over the issue. However, it is still not clear what made the Italian government change its stand. Italy...
  • There were no legal grounds for holding the Italian Marines: Surya Gangadharan March 12, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Surya Gangadharan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on India-Italy standoff over the under trial marines' non-return. Q. What would Italy have done if India renegaded in a similar circumstance? Asked by: EMathew A. I think we need to understand the legal situation first. I recall a...
  • Jaya DA case: Defence witnesses to depose today January 21, 2013

    Chennai: It is a crucial day for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Defence witnesses in the disproportionate assets case against her are expected to depose on Monday. All the four main accused have completed their deposition before the Bangalore special court hearing the matter. With the completion of deposition of all the...
  • 'India has jurisdiction to try Italian marines for fishermen deaths' January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: India has jurisdiction to try two Italian marines charged with killing two fishermen, India's Supreme Court said in a longawaiting ruling on Friday, setting the stage for a criminal trial that could further sour ties between India and Italy. The marines, members of a military security team protecting a...
  • Fishermen deaths: Special court will try Italian marines, says SC January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major setback for the two Italian marines accused of shooting dead two Kerala fishermen in February last year, the Supreme Court on Friday said that the duo will be tried in a special court under the Chief Justice of India. The apex court said that the Kerala...
  • DA case: CBI court allows ED to question Jagan July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A CBI special court on Friday gave permission to the Enforcement Directorate to question YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy in connection with a disproportionate assets case. The ED had earlier this week sought permission from the court to question the former Congress leader only as a suspect and...
  • 2G case trial to resume on Monday January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: After a week's break, the trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and corporate honchos as accused, will resume on Monday in a Delhi court. The daytoday trial in the special court had to be adjourned for a week...
  • Special Court postpones Jaya's case to Aug 1 July 27, 2011

    Bangalore: A Special Court on Wednesday posted to August 1, the hearing of two applications filed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, seeking exemption from personal appearance and that she be allowed to make a written submission in the disproportionate case against her. She had also sought provision of video conferencing...
  • 2G: Raja names Chidambaram, PM in court July 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister and 2G accused A Raja on Monday dragged in the Prime Minister and then finance minister Chidambaram names while defending himself in court. Defending himself before a special CBI court for the first time, Raja said that the Prime Minister was aware of the sale of...
  • Balwas withdraw bail plea Kanimozhi hearing June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Minutes after the Supreme Court dismissed the bail plea of DMK MP Kanimozhi, an accused in 2G scam case, the three other accused, including Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, withdrew their pleas for similar relief from the Delhi High Court. "In view of the...
  • 2G case: court takes cognizance of chargesheet April 2, 2011

    New Delhi: A court exclusively set up for the 2G Spectrum scam on Saturday took cognizance of the chargesheet filed by CBI against former Telecom Minister A Raja and eight others saying "there is enough incriminating material to proceed against the accused persons". "I have carefully gone through the...
  • Sentencing in Godhra train burning case today March 1, 2011

    New Delhi: A special court is expected to announce the quantum of punishment for the 31 people convicted in the 2002 Godhra train burning case on Tuesday. They were found guilty of criminal conspiracy and murder last Tuesday. The prosecution has sought death penalty for all those convicted. The court had...
  • Verdict in fourth Nithari killing case today December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The verdict in the Nithari killings case is expected to be announced on Wednesday. A special CBI court will deliver the verdict in the case of rape and murder of a 12yearold girl in which Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli are the prime accused. Koli...
  • CBI special court convicts former IGP K Lakshmana October 27, 2010

    Kochi: Forty years after the brutal killing of Naxal leader, A Varghese, CBI Special Court here on Wednesday convicted former IGP K Lakshmana in the case while acquitting former DGP P Vijayan giving him the benefit of doubt. Varghese was gunned downed by police in cold blood in the Thiruvenlli forests...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Amit Shah's bail plea rejected October 8, 2010

    Ahmedabad: In more embarrassment for former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, a special court on Friday rejected his bail application saying he may misuse his political powers to hamper investigation in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, in which he is an accused. Special CBI Judge G K Upadhyaya passed the order...
  • Govt plans new courts for the rich, Opposition fumes February 15, 2010

    New Delhi: The Government wants special courts to settle disputes involving Rs 5 crore and above to facilitate industry. But legal experts have denounced the move terming it unfair to set up courts especially for the rich. In December 2009 there were over 3 crore cases pending in courts across the...
  • 26/11 Trial: Kasab wants to plead guilty to all charges August 7, 2009

    Mumbai: About three weeks after his surprise confession, Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the prime accused in the 26/11 terror attacks, on Friday told the court that he wanted to plead guilty to all the charges framed against him. The judge M L Tahaliyani, however, told Kasab to discuss his...