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

Posted On & filed under Top Law News.

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

Posted On & filed under High Profile Cases.

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 »

Ganjam DM pleads High Court to recall its ECI notice

Posted On & filed under Top Law News.

The Ganjam district collector today filed a petition in the Orissa High Court seeking to recall the notice issued by it to the ECI last week to disclose the poll expenses of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The Ganjam collector made the approach when political parties in the state are engaged in a fierce slugfest over… Read more »

CBI seeks arrest warrant against Bimal Gurung

Posted On & filed under Criminal Law News, Top Law News.

The CBI today sought an arrest warrant against the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) president Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha and 20 others before a city court in connection with the Madan Tamang murder case. The CBI counsel prayed before the chief judge of City Sessions Court Kundan Kumar Kumai that the arrest warrant be issued… Read more »

Custodial violence won’t be tolerated, says Delhi HC

Posted On & filed under Top Law News.

Custodial violence will not be tolerated, the Delhi High Court today said while directing Tihar Jail authorities to ensure that accused in the Election Commission bribery case Sukesh Chandrashekar is not tortured in custody. Justice Ashutosh Kumar also issued notice to the AAP government and the DG Prison of Tihar Jail and asked them to… Read more »

SC refuses plea to probe mass murder of Kashmiri Pandits

Posted On & filed under High Profile Cases.

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking probe and prosecution of various persons, including separatist leader Yasin Malik, for offences including murder of over 700 Kashmiri Pandits during the height of militancy in the Valley in 1989-90. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said that… Read more »

Kerala HC denies bail to actor Dileep in abduction case

Posted On & filed under Criminal Law News, Top Law News.

The Kerala High Court today rejected the bail plea of popular Malayalam actor Dileep, arrested for allegedly plotting the February 17 abduction and assault of a popular South Indian actress here. Dismissing the bail application of the actor, Justice Sunil Thomas said the investigation in the case is progressing and the mobile phone, stated by… Read more »

‘Inform people about rights in the event of arrest’

Posted On & filed under Top Law News.

The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre and the AAP government to run an awareness campaign informing the general public about their rights in the event of arrest or detention by the police in criminal cases. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar observed that there were Supreme… Read more »

Regulatory regime for data protection: Centre to SC

Posted On & filed under Top Law News.

The Centre today told the Supreme Court that it will come out with a regulatory regime for data protection, asserting that data involved fundamental rights of individuals. This submission was made before a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra which was examining the contentious issue of the 2016 privacy policy of popular messaing… Read more »