Madras HC refuses to quash lower court order on DNA test

Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has refused to quash a Judicial Magistrate’s order rejecting a plea from a husband to subject his wife to DNA test to decide the paternity of a child born to them. Prakash, husband of the woman alleged that the child, born within six months from their marriage, was not his. He […]

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Trial commences in paternity suit against N D Tiwari

The trial in the paternity suit of Rohit Shekhar, seeking to declare veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari as his biological father, on manday commenced before a commission here with the testimony of his mother who said that her former husband still assists her two sons including Rohit. “…My son (Rohit) is writing journals etc but […]

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Rape cases to be filed without delay

Gurgaon Police will henceforth file first information reports (FIRs) against men accused of rape without any delay. This is one of the steps being taken to check rising crimes against women in Gurgaon, a township in Haryana bordering Delhi. And to monitor heinous crimes against women, a district-level committee has been set up under the […]

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N.D Tiwari restrained from leaving India until DNA test

The Delhi High Court on Monday restrained veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari from leaving India until he furnishes his blood sample for a DNA test. Justice Reva Khetrapal, hearing the plea of a man who claims to be the biological son, granted two days time to Tiwari to inform the court whether he wants to […]

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Paternity case: ND Tiwari to give blood for DNA test, rules Delhi HC

In a setback for Congress veteran N D Tiwari, the Delhi High Court ruled Friday that the leader will have to provide his blood sample for DNA test in a paternity suit. One Rohit Shekhar has taken Tiwari to court, claiming the octogenarian is his biological father. Tiwari, who has been extremely reluctant to give […]

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N D Tiwari is Rohit Shekhar’s father: HC

New Delhi, The Delhi High Court ruled today that veteran Congress leader N D Tiwari was indeed Rohit Shekhar’s father. Mr Shekhar (31) had moved the High Court to order a DNA test on the Congressman to test his paternity. However, the veteran Congressman and former Governor had steadfastly defied all attempts of the Court […]

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can’t be forced to give DNA test sample: N.D. Tiwari

Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari Wednesday refused to appear before the Delhi High Court and moved an application stating that he cannot be forced to give a blood sample for a DNA test in a paternity suit filed by a 31-year-old man who says Tiwari is his biological father.  Tiwari, 85, moved an application before […]

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