High Court poser to Delhi govt: Can convict of one state be jailed in another

Can a man convicted in one state be lodged in prison in another state where there is no case against him and is such imprisonment legal? These were posers put to the Delhi government by the Delhi High Court today during the hearing of a plea of Jagtar Singh Hawara, convicted for conspiring to assassinate […]

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Delhi High Court rejects plea alleging glorification of Sati in Padmaavat

The Delhi High Court today rejected a plea seeking penal action against the producers and the director of Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’ for alleged glorification of the practice of ‘sati’. ‘Sati’ is an obsolete funeral custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband’s pyre and the law prohibits it. A bench of Acting Chief Justice […]

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