No corruption case made out against traffic police: ACB to HC

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The Maharashtra ACB today informed the Bombay High Court that no offence of corruption was made out against the traffic police department as alleged by a head constable. The Anti-Corruption Bureau’s Additional Director General submitted a report before a division bench of Justices R V More and Revati Mohite Dere and said the allegations levelled… Read more »

Man gets life term for murder

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A local court today awarded life imprisonment to a person for killing a villager three years back in Balasore district. Besides this, District judge of Balasore, Biranchi Narayan Mahanty, also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on the convict Purusottam Sing. In default, he would have to undergo an additional 1 year jail term. According… Read more »

SFI, DYFI activists get bail

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Eight leaders of the CPI(M)’s youth and student wings, arrested for damaging government properties during a demonstration last week, were granted bail today by a city court. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Satya Arnab Roy of Bankshall Court here granted bail to the eight activists of the Students Federation of India (SFI) and Democratic Youth Federation of… Read more »

“Modi favourite for 2019 Lok Sabha elections”

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From Lalit K Jha Washington, Mar 14 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as a clear favourite for the 2019 general elections after the BJP’s landslide victory in assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, top US experts on India have said. While one of the expert noted that the electoral results of the… Read more »

SC declines to entertain plea on reducing pollution

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A plea, seeking an order for fixing the exhausts of all vehicles on the top rather than in the bottom claiming that this would lessen pollution, has been rejected by the Supreme Court. “You tell us what is the basis of your prayer. Is there any scientific research on it which would indicate that if… Read more »

Trademark row: HC allows ‘Intex’ to sell Aqua brand mobiles

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The Delhi High Court has allowed major mobile phone maker ‘Intex’ to sell its Aqua brand handsets and accessories in the local market. A bench of Justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh Kumar passed the judgement while setting aside a single judge’s interim order barring Intex from selling its Aqua handsets and accessories, taking note… Read more »

Man gets jail for failure to abide by SC order on alimony

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Violating a Supreme Court order asking him to pay Rs one lakh interim alimony to his estranged wife has proved costly for a man, with the Delhi High Court sending him to jail for two months. The high court held the man guilty of contempt of court while considering his “contumacious conduct” and said his… Read more »

Court orders action against cop for defective probe

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A city court has directed appropriate action against a Delhi Police official for “defective and malafide” investigation in a murder case. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Jain, while letting off two men accused of setting ablaze a person, rejected the dying declarations as “unreliable” and said the police was unable to prove any motive. “Considering… Read more »

SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan

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The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable arrest warrant against justice C.S. Karnan, a sitting judge of the Calcutta high court, after he failed to personally appear before the apex court for the second time in a contempt case against him. A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India… Read more »