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

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 […]

Unnao Case: Court Records Statement of Victim’s Uncle

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 […]

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

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 […]

Chinmayanand case: lawyers move Supreme Court over missing victim

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 […]

Woman Alleges Marital Rape, Dowry Demand, Lodges FIR

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Supreme Court dismisses Chidambaram’s plea as infructuous

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 […]

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

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 […]