Rajiv killing: SC to hear centre’s plea Thursday

The Supreme Court will hear Thursday the centre’s plea seeking to restrain the Tamil Nadu government from releasing the conspirators in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam agreed to hear the plea after Additional Solicitor General Siddharth Luthra told the court the Tamil Nadu government had […]

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Provide Hindi version of court proceedings to accused: SC

Taking note of the pace with which Delhi High Court was “rushing through” with the hearing of death reference and appeals in the Delhi gang rape case, the Supreme Court Tuesday asked it not to proceed with the hearing of the appeal of two convicts till they are supplied with the Hindi translation of the […]

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Huge spike in crime against women in Delhi : SC

New Delhi, Oct 30: In 288 days, till Oct 15 this year, the national capital witnessed an alarming rise in crime against women. On average, five women were raped, and 10 molested, kidnapped or abducted, and nine subjected to cruelty each day. This rate of crime is nearly double that for the corresponding period of […]

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Verdict on gang rape accused juvenile may be put off

The verdict on the juvenile accused in the Dec 16 gang rape case is likely to be put on hold as the Supreme Court Wednesday fixed for Aug 14 its hearing on a petition on the legally defined age for a juvenile. Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy has petitioned the apex court, challenging the law […]

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Airhostess suicide case: Court quashes rape charge against Chadha

The Delhi High Court today quashed fresh charges relating to abetment of rape and unnatural offence invoked against Aruna Chadha, an employee of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, in the air hostess suicide case. A bench of Justice G P Mittal also allowed the plea of Delhi Police seeking to expunge the adverse remarks made against […]

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HC to hear PIL against S-144 during anti-rape stir

The Delhi High Court agreed to hear a PIL challenging imposition of prohibitory orders in and around India Gate here on the ground of maintaining public tranquility during the stir against the gang rape of a girl. “We are simply re notifying the matter on next Wednesday (January 2),” a bench of justices Siddharth Mridul […]

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Move trial court against look-out notice: SC to Vectra chief

The Supreme Court today asked NRI businessman and Vectra chief Ravinder Rishi to approach the trial court for “appropriate relief” on his plea to quash the look-out notice issued by the CBI for alleged irregularities in supply of Tatra trucks to BEML. A bench of justices Altamas Kabir and J Chelameswar passed the order while […]

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