Court acquits retired government officer in 1987 espionage case

A former senior government officer accused of leaking secret defence documents has been acquitted in a 31-year-old espionage case by a Delhi court which said the CBI had failed to establish that they were classified “secret” documents. The court absolved N W Nerurkar, who was working as an advisor to the Department of Electronics under […]

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Ruia sent to 14-day PC, fresh charges slapped

Ruia Group chairman Pawan Ruia was today remanded in 14 days’ police custody and fresh charges including of criminal conspiracy slapped on him, a day after he was arrested by the West Bengal CID in connection with a complaint of theft lodged by the railways. A Barrackpore court in North 24-Parganas district passed the order […]

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Charges framed in 2013 Thane building collapse case

More than three years after the collapse of an unauthorised building in the district in which 74 lives were lost, a district court here today framed charges against 27 people. The charges were framed under sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and other relevant sections of IPC, apart from the […]

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Kanchi seer summoned by court in assault case

Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi

Kanchi seer summoned by court in assault case Chennai,  A court here has directed Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi to appear before it on March 28 in auditor Radha krishnan assault case, in which he is the prime accused, to answer charges framed against him. First Additional Sessions Judge P Rajamanickam has also ordered other accused, […]

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Court charges Gopal Kanda with raping former air hostess

Delhi High court has fixed charges of rape and abetment of suicide on Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda on trial in air hostess Geetika Sharma’s suicide case. The court also framed charges of abeting rape and suicide of the 23-year-old victim against Kanda’s aide and an employee of MDLR company, Aruna Chadha. District Judge S K Sarvaria framed charges of […]

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Life term for three, 2 escape with 3-year jailterm in ’84 riots case

Three persons were today awarded life imprisonment in a 29-year-old 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by a Delhi court which said the offences were grave as the victims of a particular community had been targeted and the acts of the convicts were most gruesome in nature. District Judge J R Aryan gave life term to ex-councillor […]

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Anti-Sikh riots case: HC verdict on Sajjan’s plea tomorrow

On a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against a trial court order framing charges against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case related to the killings of six persons the Delhi High court will pronounce its verdict. Justice Suresh Kait, who had reserved the order in December last year, will pronounce the verdict at 10.30 […]

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98-yr-old former min ordered to appear before court

98-year-old former Union minister Sheila Kaul, facing prosecution in a 1996 accommodation allotment scam, has been directed to appear before a Delhi court which refused to give her any further exemption, observing that the case has not moved an inch in 13 months. Special CBI Judge Pradeep Chaddah directed that Kaul shall appear before it […]

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CWG case: Trial of Kalmadi, others to begin tomorrow

Trial in a Commonwealth Games related case involving Suresh Kalmadi and nine others will commence tomorrow in a Delhi court which had invoked charges of criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and other offences against them entailing maximum punishment of life term. Special CBI Judge Ravinder Kaur had on February 4 framed charges against Kalmadi, who was […]

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Gangrape case: Supreme Court defers hearing over counsel row

A day after two lawyers appeared before the Supreme Court claiming to represent one of the six accused in the December 16 gangrape case, the sessions Judge has been asked by the court conducting the trial to find out who the actual counsel was and if he wanted to pursue the case for transferring the trial […]

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