HighCourt Says : Bedi ‘cannot interfere’ in day-to-day affairs of elected govt

New Delhi : In a setback to Kiran Bedi, the Madras High Court Tuesday held that the Puducherry Lt Governor “cannot interfere” in the day-to-day affairs of the elected government of the Union Territory. Justice R Mahadevan pronounced the verdict on a petition by K Laksminarayanan, a Congress MLA, challenging two communications issued in January […]

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CJI Gogoi Said : Reputation is the only thing which a judge has

New Delhi : Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi Saturday said that “reputation” is the only thing which a judge has and if it will be attacked on baseless allegations of sexual harassment, no “sane person” will come forward to take up judgeship. “If such things will happen then no judge is going to decide […]

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Supreme Court Orders Status Quo on SC/ST Reservation in Promotion for Govt Jobs Across States

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a status quo in matters of reservation in promotion for SC/STs, thereby putting brakes on promotion or demotion of government employees in terms of its Constitution Bench verdict. A bench led by Justice SA Bobde took into account a request made by Attorney General KK Venugopal and […]

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Supreme court refuses to stall release of film ‘Ram Ki Janmabhoomi’

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Thursday refused to stall the release of film ‘Ram Ki Janmabhoomi’ which is scheduled to hit the screens across the country on March 29. A plea seeking to stall the release of the film was mentioned before a bench headed by Justice S A Bobde and the petitioner claimed […]

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Delhi Court Extends Robert Vadra’s Anticipatory Bail

New Delhi: A Delhi court Tuesday extended Robert Vadra’s anticipatory bail in a money laundering case till March 25 and asked him to join the probe in the matter after the Enforcement Directorate said he was required for custodial interrogation. Special judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

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National Herald: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi Start Cross-Examination of Complainant Subramanian Swamy

New Delhi: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday started a cross examination of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, the complainant in the National Herald case. The Gandhis, through their lawyer Advocate RS Cheema, have started questioning Swamy who had filed a private criminal complaint against them in the case. Swamy, in […]

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2008 Assam Blast Case : CBI Court Awards Life Term to NDFB Chief, and 9 Others

New Delhi: The chief of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), Ranjan Daimary, and nine others were sentenced to life imprisonment by a CBI special court on Wednesday in the 2008 Assam serial blast case that had claimed 88 lives. Amid tight security in court premises, CBI Special Judge Aparesh Chakraborty pronounced the quantum […]

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LJP welcomes Supreme Court’s order on 10 per cent quota

New Delhi :The Lok Janshakti Party Friday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision not to stay the government’s decision to give 10 per cent quota to the general category poor and expressed hope that the constitutional amendment for the reservation will pass muster with the judiciary. While agreeing to examine the Union government’s decision to grant […]

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By delaying new court building plot, state denying litigants’ justice: Bombay HC

New Delhi:The Bombay High Court Tuesday said the state government was “essentially denying justice to litigants” by delaying a decision on allocation of a new building for the high court. This, the court said, was forcing litigants and judicial staff to continue work from the current 138-year-old building which has inadequate space. A bench of […]

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Delhi court extends interim protection from arrest to Vadra’s aide till Feb 6

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday extended till February 6 the interim protection from arrest granted to Manoj Arora, a close aide of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, in a money laundering case. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) told Special Judge Arvind Kumar that Arora was cooperating in the probe. “He joined the […]

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