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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No playing of songs on New Year’s eve without payment of licence fee: Bombay HC

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has restrained 98 restaurants, pubs and hotels across the country from playing certain popular film and non-film songs on New Year’s eve unless they obtain copyright permissions. The petitioner has made several well-known hotels and restaurants including five-star hotels respondents in the case. In the order passed earlier this week, […]

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ISIS case: Court sends 10 accused to 12-day NIA custody

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Thursday allowed 12-day custodial interrogation by NIA arrested on suspicion of being members of an ISIS-inspired group who were planning suicide attacks and serial blasts. NIA had sought 15-day custodial interrogation of the accused who were arrested from various parts of the national capital and Uttar Pradesh.¬† They were […]

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Bombay High Court notice to prosecutor who ‘slapped’ judge over decision

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has taken suo motu notice of an incident where a sessions court judge was allegedly assaulted¬†by an assistant public prosecutor in the court premises. Assistant public prosecutor Dinesh Parate allegedly slapped senior civil judge K R Deshpande outside a lift on the seventh floor of the Nagpur District and Sessions […]

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Sajjan Kumar likely to surrender before court on Dec 31

NEW DELHI: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar is likely to surrender before court on December 31. Sajjan Kumar had moved to Delhi High Court seeking extension till January 30 to surrender. The counsel said Kumar’s appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the high court verdict is not likely to be taken up for hearing before […]

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HC extends deadline to apply for Delhi Judicial Service Exam till Dec 24

The Delhi High Court has extended the deadline to apply for the Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2018 till December 24. A bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and A K Chawla said once the schedule for filling the online application form and last date had been declared as December 22, the same could not have been brought to […]

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