Alwar Lynching: Supreme Court seeks, Rajasthan Government reply on contempt plea

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra today, sought explanation from Vasundhara Raje led Rajasthan government over the issue pertaining to Akbar alias Rakbar who was attacked by alleged cow vigilantes in Ramgarh, Alwar, due to suspicion of being a cow smuggler. A bench of  Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. […]

Adityanath hate speech : Supreme Court Serves notice to UP Government

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to explain in four weeks why Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should not be prosecuted for an alleged hate speech he gave in 2007 in Gorakhpur. A Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra asked the government to reply as to […]

Dabholkar murder case: Main accused remanded in CBI custody

PUNE: The alleged main shooter arrested in the Narendra Dabholkar killing case received ‘shooting training’ at various places in Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Central Bureau of Investigation told a court in Pune on Sunday. Andure, a resident of Aurangabad, was nabbed from Pune, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokesperson said earlier. The entire conspiracy […]

Supreme Court restored the honour of an Army veteran who was among officers led Operation Blue Star

NEW DELHI: A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bushan dismissed the appeal of the Centre against the AFT order but reduced the cost imposed on the government from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 1 lakh. The top court upheld the decision of Armed Forces Tribunal setting aside the “punishment of reprimand” awarded […]

Faculty cannot follow full time course while teaching: Madras High Court

CHENNAI: Acting as a faculty member, condemning the rituals of pursuing a full-time course of a teacher or professor, the Madras High Court has made it clear that the university or the concerned college can not be allowed without prior permission. . The university/institution and the recognition authorities must ensure that no teacher/professor is permitted […]

Women sentenced two months, imprisonment for filling false sexual assault case

Kolkata: A court here has sentenced a woman to two months’ imprisonment for falsely accusing a barber of sexually assaulting her eight-year-old daughter. During examination of witnesses earlier this week, the woman admitted in the court that she had levelled false charges, but did not give the reason. The judge has ordered the man’s release. […]

Delhi High Court declines Afghan’s man plea to direct wife kids to return with him

NEW DELHI: A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel of Delhi High Court has declined the plea of an Afghan national to direct his wife and their two children. The court also denied him visitation rights to meet his children whenever he comes to India noting that the two, aged nine and four years, have […]

Stays on construction of heritage hotel in posh Lucknow locality: High Court

LUCKNOW: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today put a stay on further construction on three plots owned by either Samajwadi Party, Janeshwar Mishra Trust or the Yadav family makes a jolt to SP chief Akhilesh Yadav’s plans to construct a heritage hotel in posh Vikramaditya Marg. It also issued notices to Samajwadi Party, AkhileshYadav, […]

Supreme Court directs Disaster Management sub-committee, for decrease in water level at Mullaperiyar Dam

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India directed Disaster Management sub-committee of Mullaperiyar Dam to consider reducing the water level up to 139 feet from the present 142 feet. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Indu Malhotra took a serious note of the grim flood situation in Kerala and asked the sub-committee to hold an […]

Rahul Gandhi security lapse: Madras High Court issued notice to Centre and Tamil Nadu Government

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court today issued notices to the Tamil Nadu and Central governments on a PIL seeking a judicial probe in alleged security lapses during Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the Rajaji Hall here to pay homage to departed DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. Advocate A.P. Suryaprakasam also sought a direction to the […]