Man gets life sentence for wife’s murder

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The Thane district court has sentenced a 27-year-old man to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife. Testimony of the couple’s daughter, who had witnessed the crime, proved crucial for the prosecution’s case against Rajkumar Tukaram Chavan, the accused. Judge P P Jadhav also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on him. Additional Public… Read more »

Manju Shette case: Six women jail staffers seek bail

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A day after the police informed the Bombay High Court that Byculla jail inmate Manju Shette died after falling in the toilet, six jail officials arrested on charge of her murder today moved bail application in the sessions court. In the bail application filed through their lawyer Pankaj Bafna, the arrested officials contended that they… Read more »

Plea in SC to stay release of film Indu Sarkar

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A woman, who claims to be the biological daughter of late Sanjay Gandhi, today moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the release of the movie ‘Indu Sarkar’. The movie is scheduled to be released this Friday. The counsel appearing for the petitioner mentioned the matter before a three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak… Read more »

Exercise caution while passing strictures against officials : Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court has cautioned the trial courts to exercise restraint while making adverse comments against an official or authority in judicial orders, saying an uncalled for stricture can be very damaging to the reputation of a person. Justice Ashutosh Kumar told the lower courts that passing of strictures “should be resorted to with… Read more »

Delhi HC unhappy over MCD’s slow pace of building bridge

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The slow pace of construction of a bridge here, which is yet to be completed by the MCD after it began in 2008, prompted the Delhi High Court to retort that even a child admitted in nursery that year would finish schooling before the structure could be built. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita… Read more »

Court no to CBI plea for arrest warrant against Gurung, others

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A city court today turned down the CBI’s plea for an arrest warrant against GJM president Bimal Gurung and 21 others who did not appear in court for hearing on framing of charges in the Madan Tamang murder case. Chief Judge, City Sessions Court, Kundan Kumar Kumai refused the CBI’s plea that arrest warrant be… Read more »

Singing of Vande Mataram made mandatory in TN schools

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The Madras High Court today made singing of the national song Vande Mataram mandatory in schools across Tamil Nadu, at least twice a week. Private and government schools in the state should ensure that their students sing the national song at least twice a week preferably on Monday and Friday, Justice M V Muralidharan said… Read more »