Man gets life term for raping 3-yr-old girl in UP

A local court here sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a three-year-old girl. The court also imposed Rs 1 lakh fine on him. Assistant Government Advocate Shekhar Verma said on Sunday that Sanjay Dom– a resident of Tikaitnagar Police Station area– lured the girl and took her towards an old hospital where he […]

Accused who obtains bail cannot be permitted to urge that he was not aware of the dates in the criminal case filed against him

Supreme Court has observed that accused who obtains bail cannot be permitted to urge that he was not aware of the dates in the criminal case filed against him. A bench of Justice Gupta and Justice Kant has passed the order in the case titled as TARA DEVI vs BHIKAR RAI @ BHIKARI RAI on 04.10.2019. Supreme Court […]

Lok Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the amendments proposed in the bill aim to ensure timely admission and completion of corporate insolvency resolution process. The minister said that Amendments to insolvency law are aimed at ensuring greater timeliness for resolution process, which has to be completed in 330 days, and changes are […]

Thieves have Modi surname” remarks : Rahul pleads not guilty

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appeared before a magisterial court and pleaded not guilty in a criminal defamation case filed against him for his “why do all thieves share the Modi surname” remarks. Gandhi appeared before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate B H Kapadia here and pleaded not guilty when asked by the […]

Delhi Police Official Given 3-Year Jail Term for Taking Bribe by Threatening Implication in False Case

Special Judge Kiran Bansal also imposed a fine of Rs 1.20 lakh on the Assistant Sub Inspector, saying that suitable punishment was required to create some deterrent effect. A court here has awarded 3-year jail term to a Delhi Police official for taking bribe from a family by threatening to implicate it in a false […]

Delhi Court Grants Rs 35 Lakh to Doctor Who Suffered Disability of Legs in Road Accident

A doctor who suffered permanent disability of legs after being hit by a car has been awarded over Rs 35 lakh by Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). Manish Singh, a Malka Ganj resident, was walking towards Mukherjee Nagar here when he was hit by a rashly driven car, leaving him severely injured. The 30-year old […]

NGT slaps Rs 9.16 cr fine over illegal sand mining in Rampur

A leaseholder for sand mining has been ordered by the National Green Tribunal to pay Rs 9.16 crore as environmental compensation charges for damaging ecology by excavating sand beyond permissible limit from the Kosi river in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh. An NGT bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore imposed the penalty saying the […]

Platform Screen Doors not possible at all stations: Delhi Metro to HC

Platform Screen Doors (PSDs) have been put on the Pink and Magenta lines of Delhi Metro due to technical requirement and their installation at all the stations would increase the cost of operation, the DMRC has told the Delhi High Court. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) told a bench comprising Chief Justice D N […]

Modi has become one of the powerful leaders of the world : Nadda

 BJP working president J P Nadda Friday said that U S President Donald Trump joining Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a programme in Houston recently signalled to the world that Modi has become one of the powerful leaders in the world. Nadda said that Modis dynamic leadership during the past over five years has also […]

Koregaon Bhima case: SC extends protection from arrest to Gautam Navlakha till Oct 15

The Supreme Court Friday extended till October 15 the interim protection from arrest granted by the Bombay High Court to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha in the Koregaon Bhima violence case. The apex court directed the Maharashtra government to place before it the material collected during the ongoing investigation against Navlakha in connection with the […]