Ajmal admits to crime

Mumbai- Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir ‘Kasab’ confessed to his crime before the Special Sessions Court at the Arthur Road jail in mumbai. He said “Mujhe gunha kabool hai. I want to confess.” The lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 attacks stunned the courtroom with these words, uttered just as the court was preparing to […]

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SC stays narco test of police officers

New Delhi: Jul 20- The Supreme Court today stayed narco-analysis test of the police officers arrested in connection with the alleged rape and murder of two women in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir. A Bench comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam posted the petition filed by the officers challenging a Jammu […]

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State governments set up SCPCR: Ministry of WCD

Ministry of Women and Child Development has been requesting the State Governments and the Union Territory Administration to set up State Commissions for Protection of Child rights in accordance with the Section 17 of the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act 1005. So far only Delhi, Maharashtra, Sikkim and Goa have constituted the State […]

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Case of arson handed over to CB-CID

LUCKNOW- The case relating to vandalism and arson at the residence of UPCC president Rita Bahuguna Joshi here has been handed over to the Crime Branch of the Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID). Higher authority said that the CB-CID was directed to submit a report at the earliest. No time frame was set for completion of […]

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Rita Bahuguna gets interim bail

UPCC president Rita Bahuguna , who was arrested for making objectionable comments against Chief Minister Mayawati, was granted interim bail till July 29 by the Additional District Judge of Moradabad. She was asked to submit two sureties for Rs. 30,000 each. The ADJ on Friday reserved order on the bail plea of Ms. Rita Bahuguna, […]

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Supreme Court awards compensation of Rs. 1 crore for medical negligence

The honourable apex court has awarded exemplary damages of Rs. 1 crore to the victim – a software engineer who suffered permanent disability (partial paralysis and other disabilities) due to medical negligence at a government hospital in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The High Court of Andhra Pradesh had awarded compensation of Rs. 15 Lakhs. […]

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Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage-New ground for divorce under Section 14 of the Hindu Marriage Act

The Law Commission has recommended that “irretrievable breakdown” of marriage be included as a new ground for granting divorce to Hindus under the provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act. In its latest (217th) report submitted to the Centre, the Law Commission has recommended that irretrievable breakdown of marriage should be […]

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