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Akhil Bharatiya Adhivakta Parishad #ABAP started new Lecture Series in the name of “Prof N. R. Madhava Menon”

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Akhil Bharatiya Adhivakta Parishad #ABAP after success of its ‘Dattopant Thengadi Lecture Series’ has commenced new online lecture series in the name of eminent Jurist & Prof N. R. Madhava Menon from 08.05.2020. Under this lecture series, every week an eminent Jurist, Lawyer or Professor will preside the lecture on Social Media platforms of ABAP. […]

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Why not Give Part of Jayalalithaa’s Properties to Public, asks High court

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Why not a portion of former CM. J Jayalalithaa’s properties be allotted for welfare of the public as she was a leader who always said she was made by the people & worked for them, the Madras HC asked on Friday. A division bench of Justice N Kirubakaran & Justice Abdul Quddhose made the oral observation while hearing a plea […]

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Law student traced, Supreme Court meets her, will stay in Delhi for 4 days

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Directing UP police to produce the missing Shahjahanpur law student who was traced to Rajasthan Friday, a Supreme Court bench, after interacting with her in the evening instructed that she be accommodated in a short-stay home in New Delhi for four days. The woman was reported missing a week ago from Shahjahanpur, & her father had accused […]

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Subramanian Swamy cross-examined in National Herald case

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BJP MP Subramanian Swamy was on Friday cross-examined in a Delhi court in connection with the National Herald case. Swamy, the complainant in the case, was cross-examined by the R S Cheema, the counsel of Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi & Rahul Gandhi, in the Rouse Avenue Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Samar Vishal. […]

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Missing LLM student found in Rajasthan, Supreme Court asks Police to bring her to Court, will interact with her in Chambers

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The missing 23-year-old LLM student has been found by the Police in Rajasthan on Friday morning. She will be produced in the Supreme Court in before the police take her home. The law student had gone missing after accusing BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand, 72, of harassment. Her family had expressed concerns about her safety and accused the Police of trying to pressurise […]

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Court takes cognisance of charge sheet against AAP MLA

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A Delhi court on Friday took cognisance of a charge sheet filed the by Delhi Police against AAP MLA Gulab Singh and others in connection with the 2016 alleged extortion case. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal took cognisance on the charge sheet and handed over its copies to the accused persons who were present […]

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High Court: Hire Law Officers on Contract in City’s 16 jails

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Delhi HC has advised the state govt to appoint law officers on a contractual basis in the 16 jails of the capital for their better administration & smooth functioning. A bench of Chief Justice (CJ) DN Patel & Justice C Hari Shankar on Thursday made the remarks while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking appointment of one law officer in each of […]

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11-Judge HC bench suspends order of Judge who alleged Judicial corruption

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On Thursday, an 11-judge bench of the Patna High Court suspended an order by fellow judge Justice Rakesh Kumar who, while ruling on an anticipatory bail matter, alleged corruption & nepotism in the judiciary. Justice Kumar’s order, the bench said, is “to shake the confidence of the public in the judiciary & to lower its […]

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Media Reports suggests: Supreme Court Collegium set to recommend four new Judges for Supreme Court

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Names of Krishna Murari, Chief Justice Punjab & Haryana High Court, Hrishikesh Roy, Chief Justice, Kerala High Court, Ravindra Bhat, Chief Justice, Rajasthan High Court & V Ramasubramanian, Chief Justice Himachal Pradesh High Court, had been recommended by the SC Collegium for appointment as Apex Court Judges. People familiar with the appointments process confirmed that on Wednesday, […]

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under POCSO Act Two gets 20 years jail

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The Haryana Police have secured the conviction of two persons, who were accused of kidnapping & raping a minor girl in Charkhi Dadri. After holding them guilty, 20 years imprisonment had been awarded to them by the Court of Additional District & Session Judge, Charki Dadri with a fine of Rs 17,000 each. According to a spokesman […]

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Jammu & Kashmir High Court disposing off Cases daily since Aug 5, says Spokesperson

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On Thursday, J-K High Court refuted a media report published on Aug 27 which stated that the Court is not functioning smoothly. “The news report of newspaper is totally baseless as the High Court is functioning normally & the cases are being heard & disposed off regularly,” the spokesperson of Jammu & Kashmir High Court […]

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Justice Sunil Gaur, Who Rejected Chidambaram’s Bail Plea, Appointed Chairman of PMLA Tribunal

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Days after he paved the way for the arrest of Former FM P Chidambaram by denying him interim bail, now-retired Delhi HC judge Justice Sunil Gaur was on Wed. appointed the chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal for Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). Gaur is set to take over the post from Sept 23. He had retired […]

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Unnao Case: Court Records Statement of Victim’s Uncle

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A Delhi court on Wed. recorded the statement of Unnao rape survivor’s uncle in the case in which expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Kuldeep Sengar is a key accused. District Judge Dharmesh Sharma was presiding over the in-camera hearing in the 2017 case of alleged kidnapping & sexual assault of the […]

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Why keep ‘objectionable’ book like War and Peace at home? Judge asks activist

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On Wednesday, the High Court of Bombay asked activist Vernon Gonsalves to explain the “objectionable material” like a copy of Leo Tolstoy’s War & Peace found at his home after the Pune police opposed his bail citing “highly incriminating evidence” in the form of “books & CDs with objectionable titles” recovered from his possession. Justice Sarang […]

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Chinmayanand case: lawyers move Supreme Court over missing victim

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Suo motu cognisance In a letter to Chief Justice (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, a group of lawyers requested the SC to take suo motu cognisance of the issue. They also mentioned the matter before the Bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana. Initially, the SC asked lawyers to approach the HC but later asked them to submit […]

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Woman Alleges Marital Rape, Dowry Demand, Lodges FIR

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A 30-year-old woman from Vadodara on Tuesday filed a complaint with Chandkheda police, alleging that her husband was torturing her for a dowry of Rs 2 lakh & frequently had sex with her against her will. The complainant, who married a Chandkheda-based man on Jan18, 2014, also alleged that she was forced to abort her first […]

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Court: Can’t Rule Out False Implication in Aditya Pancholi Case

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A sessions court on Wed. adjourned hearing in the anticipatory bail plea filed by actor-producer Aditya Pancholi in an alleged rape case registered against him by an actress in June. In the previous hearing on the plea last month, granting Pancholi (54) interim pre-arrest bail, the sessions court had observed that false implication could not be ruled out. The […]

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Court sends Ex. Sr. IAS Officer to Custody in a Land Grabbing Case on Complaint of Ex. District Judge

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Retired IAS officer Umrao Salodia & 5 others were remanded in custody on Monday till Sept 5 for their involvement in a land grabbing case which was registered in 2013 & investigated by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). The case was filed by 7 stakeholders who accused Salodia, the then chairman of the revenue board, & other officials […]

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HC refuses to transfer case against M K Stalin’s sister S Selvi

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In a relief to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M K Stalin’s elder sister S Selvi, the Madras High Court rapped a petitioner who sought transfer of a case against her & her son-in-law Jyothimani to another court. The court warned that it would be constrained to impose an exemplary cost on the petitioner. The case pertains to money […]

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Supreme Court dismisses Chidambaram’s plea as infructuous

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On Monday, the Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram challenging the Delhi High Court’s order which denied him anticipatory bail in connection with the INX Media case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A Bench of Justice R Banumathi & Justice A S Bopanna said the petition […]

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Amrapali case: SC orders release of Rs 7 cr to NBCC to complete 2 stalled projects

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On Monday, the Supreme Court directed the release of Rs 7 crore from the Court’s Bank account to National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete two stalled projects of embattled real estate group Amrapali in Noida & Greater Noida. To ensure the speedy work a Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra asked Noida & Greater Noida […]

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Ayodhya Case(Day 12):’In the suits in which deity is vitally interested, it has to be heard’ Justice Chandrachud says

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Senior Advocate Sushil Kumar Jain resumed his arguments for Nirmohi Akhara before the 5-Judge Constitution bench headed by the Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi. Today he focused on oral evidence and documentary evidence. Relying on witness testimonies, Mr. Jain submitted that there have been no allegations that Nirmohi Akhara misused its rights or […]

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High Court agrees to hear a fresh plea on Uniform Civil Code

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The Delhi High Court Monday agreed to hear on Tuesday a PIL seeking direction to the Centre to constitute a judicial commission or a high level expert committee to draft a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for securing gender justice, equality and dignity of women. The plea was mentioned before a bench a Chief Justice D […]

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UP: 4 sentenced to life imprisonment for killing man in 2015

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A local court sentenced four people, including a notorious criminal, to life imprisonment for killing a man in 2015. Additional district sessions judge Pankaj Kumar Aggarwal also imposed a fine of Rs 4,50,000 on the four men — Jamshed, Gulsanawwer, Munawwer and Nadeem. According to the prosecution, Tasleem, 40, was shot dead outside his house […]

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