Maharastra court orders attachment of property of the opposition leader in state legislative

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MUMBAI:  A court in Maharashtra’s Beed district ordered the attachment of properties of senior Nationalist Congress Party leader  and leader of opposition in the state legislative council, Dhananjay Munde in connection with a cheating case lodged against Mr. Munde  for not repaying a Rs 3 crore loan taken  from the district central cooperative bank several years ago. The FIR, filed against Munde and other directors… Read more »

Supreme Court extends house arrest of rights activists in Koregaon-Bhima violence till Sep 17

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 The Supreme Court Wednesday extended the house arrest of five rights activists who were arrested in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case till September 17. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud adjourned the hearing on the plea filed by historian Romila Thapar and four others… Read more »

No ‘routine’ arrests even in crime against Dalits: HC

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The Allahabad High Court Tuesday told police they could not arrest four people booked for assaulting a Dalit woman and her daughter without following the CrPC provisions endorsed by the Supreme Court in an order in 2014. Though the case was registered under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act as well as… Read more »

Terror-funding: Court allows ED to quiz jailed bizman

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A Delhi court today allowed the Enforcement Directorate to quiz an UAE-based businessman arrested by the NIA in a terror-funding case involving Lashkar-e-Taiba chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed. District Judge Poonam A Bamba granted two days to the ED to quiz businessman Naval Kishore Kapoor, who is currently lodged at the Tihar… Read more »

Calcutta High Court partially stays WB notification banning motorcycle sale to people without driving licence

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 The Calcutta High Court today partially stayed a West Bengal Transport Department notification banning sale of motorcycles to those who do not have a driving licence. A consortium of motorcycle manufacturers challenged the state transport department’s notification that provided guidelines on sale of two-wheelers to people claiming that it was impractical since a section of… Read more »

Hyderabad twin blasts case: 2 Sentenced To Death

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HYDERABAD: A local court in Hyderabad on Monday sentenced Two Indian Mujahideen terrorists, Aneeq Sayeed and Ismail Chaudhary to death. Additional Metropolitan Sessions Court Judge (in-charge) T. Srinivas Rao., has sentenced the third convict Tariq Anjum a life imprisonment. Last week, the special court had convicted the two Indian Mujahideen operatives – Sayeed and Chaudhary. On the same… Read more »

Court discharges Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal in defamation

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NEW DELHI: In a major relief to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi court discharged him in a criminal defamation complaint filed against the CM over his alleged ‘thulla’ remark against the city police. Arvind Kerjiwal was facing trouble after a complaint filed by a Delhi Police constable, who had alleged that the CM had insulted the force by… Read more »

Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Pune Court rejected to extend the custody of two accused

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PUNE: The CBI on Monday received a setback when a Pune Court rejected  the investigating agency’s demand for the custody of the other two accused  Rajesh Bangera and Amit Digwekar, in the rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case.  Earlier, the investigation agency managed to get extension for Sharad Kalaskar, another accused in the case. Kalaskar was taken into custody by CBI… Read more »

Aircel-Maxis case: ED moves Delhi Court for custodial interrogation of Karti Chidambaram

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NEW DELHI: A Delhi court today sought a response from Karti Chidambaram son of former Union minister P Chidambaram in a Aircel Maxis money laundering. The plea came after the court extended the interim protection of the father-son duo till October 8 last week. Special CBI judge O P Saini asked Karti to file his response by September… Read more »