No permanent commission for women in Army: govt

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The government told the Delhi HC, There is no scope for granting permanent commission to women in the Army, Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanium submitted before Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul that the granting of permanent commission to women officers on short service commission in the Indian Army is not possible. The court was hearing… Read more »

SC dissatisfied with UP government’s reply on memorials

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Supreme Court said it was not satisfied with the UP government’s explanation on its violation of the court’s Sep 8 order that all construction be stopped immediately at Dalit leaders’ memorials in Lucknow. Justice B.N. Agrawal and Justice Aftab Alam’s bench said “We are not satisfied with your affidavit. The remark came after the bench… Read more »

Ten years of imprisonment for illegal organ trade

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Doctors and touts involved in illegal organ transplantation will be put behind bars for 10 years, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said after the union cabinet approved his ministry’s proposal to amend the Transplantation of Human Organs Act. Azad said, There was a need for amendment. We are happy that the cabinet has approved the… Read more »

47 judicial officers transferred in J&K

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court transfered 47 judicial officers, including 12 session judges. As per the Court order issued, Jammu divisional consumer forum president Shiv Kumar has been posted as district judge in Jammu HC. Nizamuddin Wani, principal district and sessions judge Bandipora has been posted on deputation as judicial member of sales tax department.

Life term for 10 cops upheld

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Delhi High Court upheld the life sentence for the 10 police officials convicted for shooting down two innocent businessmen in CP (delhi) 12 years ago. Justices B.N. Chaturvedi and GS. Sistani upheld the life term for then ACP SS. Rathi and nine others for gunning down Pradeep Goyal and Jagjit Singh on the Barakhamba Road… Read more »

Charge sheets filed against a Delhi blasts accused

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Delhi Police filed four supplementary charge sheets against a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist, charged with hacking the wi-fi system to send e-mails to media houses just before last year’s Sept 13 serial blasts in the Delhi. Submitting the charge sheet in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja, the special cell of Delhi… Read more »

HC notices to Mayawati & Siddiqui in Taj corridor case

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Allahabad High Court issued notices to the UP Chief Minister Mayawati and her cabinet colleague Naseemuddin Siddiqui on PILs seeking resumption of proceedings against in the Taj corridor case. Lucknow bench of the Allahabad HC comprising Justice Pradip Kant and Justice Sabehul Hasnain passed this order on PILs filed by Anupama Singh and others challenging… Read more »

Mayawati blames central govt. for delay in tax case

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UP Chief Minister Mayawati told the Delhi High Court that the central government was delaying the income tax case pending against her. Senior advocate Satich Chandra Mishra contended before the bench of Justices B.D. Ahmed and Valmiki Mehta that the appeal filed by the Income Tax Department against its Tribunal’s order giving her a clean… Read more »

Bombay HC acquits ‘serial killer’ in murder case

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Bombay High Court acquitted alleged serial killer Ravindra Kantrole in a 2007 murder case, reversing the judgement of a trial court that convicted him of the crime. Justices Bilal Nazki and A R Joshi acquitted him in the case, after Ravindra Kantrole filed an appeal in the HC. Ravindra, who was charged with three murders,… Read more »

Court acquits man of charges of raping employer’s wife

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A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charge of raping the wife of his office worker, saying the victim seemed to be in love with the accused and made a story of sexual assault to shield herself from her husband’s anger. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma said , The entire conduct vis-a-vis evidence… Read more »