Court asks Delhi Police chief to take action against DCP

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Delhi Police Commissioner has been directed by a court here to take action against senior officers, including a DCP, for their negligence and conducting an enquiry in a “very perfunctory manner” in a rape case. The court asked the police chief to initiate proper action against Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of north district and… Read more »

Court sends ISIS men to jail for 7-yr in terror case

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Special court today awarded seven-year jail term to two men after they pleaded guilty of criminally conspiring to raise funds and recruiting people for the terror outfit ISIS. District judge Amar Nath convicted accused Azhar-ul- Islam (24) from Jammu and Kashmir and Mohammed Farhan Shaikh (25) from Maharashtra, following their U-turn more than a month… Read more »

Can’t pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor: SC

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The Supreme Court today said it could not pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned. Disposing of a plea seeking directions to bring the treasured diamond back to India, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said it could not ask a… Read more »

SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards

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The Supreme Court today questioned the Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for procuring Permanent Account Number (PAN) card. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Centre, told a bench headed by Justice A K Sikri that they have found that people were giving details of PAN cards which have been procured on the basis of… Read more »

No red beacon on Delhi HC judges cars

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A day after the government barred use of red beacons by VVIPs including the President, the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers from May 1, the judges of the Delhi High Court gave it up from this afternoon. At a pre-lunch meeting held by all judges of the high court, it was decided to give up… Read more »

SC to examine Parsi woman’s right of religious identity

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The Supreme Court today agreed to examine a contentious issue whether a Parsi woman can be deprived of her religious identity, acquired by the virtue of her birth, after marrying a man of different religion. The apex court was dealing with an appeal challenging the Gujarat High Court’s March 2012 verdict in which it was… Read more »

Jiah’s mother moves CBI court, seeks summons to Blackberry

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Deceased actor-model Jiah Khan’s mother Rabia today moved the special CBI court seeking summons to service provider Blackberry to produce messenger communication between her daughter and actor Suraj Pancholi. Pancholi is accused of abetting the suicide of Jiah. “The court be pleased to issue necessary summons calling upon the Blackberry India to produce the information… Read more »

UP govt tells HC about plan for heat wave relief

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The Uttar Pradesh government today submitted in the Allahabad High Court a detailed action plan for providing relief to the people of the state from the heat wave. A CD containing slideshows of the action plan was submitted before the Division Bench comprising Chief Justice D B Bhosle and Justice Yashwant Verma. The Bench was… Read more »