Gujarat HC reserves order on petition against SIT probe

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Ahmedabad- The Gujarat High Court today reserved the order on the petition challenging post-Godhra probe by special investigation team (SIT) against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 62 others, till July 24. Justice D H Waghela was hearing a petition from former BJP MLA from Lunavada, Kalubai Malivad, against the probe by Supreme Court-appointed SIT… Read more »

NHRC notice to Madhya Pradesh on virginity test

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 The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday said it has issued notice to Madhya Pradesh on the virginity tests conducted on brides at a mass wedding there. The commission, taking suo motu cognisance of media reports, issued a notice to the chief secretary of the state on July 17 and sought a factual report within… Read more »

High Court reduces Sanjeev Nanda’s jail term

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NEW DELHI: In a major relief to Sanjeev Nanda, prime accused in the BMW case of 1999, the Delhi High Court converted his offence from culpable homicide not amounting to murder to a simple case of causing death by rash or negligent act and reduced his sentence from five years to two years. Sanjeev Nanda… Read more »

Section 377: Supreme Court declines to stay High Court judgment

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The Supreme Court declined to stay the Delhi High Court judgment declaring Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional and decriminalising unnatural sex between consenting adults. A Bench comprising Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan and Justice P. Sathasivam granted eight weeks for the Centre to file its response to special leave petitions challenging the High… Read more »

Ajmal admits to crime

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Mumbai- Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir ‘Kasab’ confessed to his crime before the Special Sessions Court at the Arthur Road jail in mumbai. He said “Mujhe gunha kabool hai. I want to confess.” The lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 attacks stunned the courtroom with these words, uttered just as the court was preparing to… Read more »

SC stays narco test of police officers

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New Delhi: Jul 20- The Supreme Court today stayed narco-analysis test of the police officers arrested in connection with the alleged rape and murder of two women in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir. A Bench comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam posted the petition filed by the officers challenging a Jammu… Read more »

Case of arson handed over to CB-CID

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LUCKNOW- The case relating to vandalism and arson at the residence of UPCC president Rita Bahuguna Joshi here has been handed over to the Crime Branch of the Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID). Higher authority said that the CB-CID was directed to submit a report at the earliest. No time frame was set for completion of… Read more »

Sharif wins hijacking case

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Islamabad, Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on course to run for public office again after the Supreme Court Friday discharged him in a 10-year-old case in which he was accused of trying to hijack a plane to prevent army chief Pervez Musharraf from returning home.

Rita Bahuguna gets interim bail

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UPCC president Rita Bahuguna , who was arrested for making objectionable comments against Chief Minister Mayawati, was granted interim bail till July 29 by the Additional District Judge of Moradabad. She was asked to submit two sureties for Rs. 30,000 each. The ADJ on Friday reserved order on the bail plea of Ms. Rita Bahuguna,… Read more »

Corporate & Commercial Law

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