PIL in SC against govt’s move to authorise 10 agencies to intercept, monitor any computer

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NEW DELHI: A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court challenging the recent Ministry of Home Affairs order authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor, decrypt “any information” on computers. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks quashing of the government’s December 20 notification. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks to… Read more »

Man gets life term for killing former village head

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MUZAFFARNAGAR: A court here has awarded life sentence to a man for killing a former village head in a 12-year-old case.The court also imposed a fine of Rs 5,00,000 on the convict directing him to pay 90 per cent of the amount to the family of the deceased.  In the judgment announced Thursday, district sessions… Read more »

Delhi HC rejects Sajjan Kumar’s plea for extension of time to surrender in 1984 case

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea which sought more time for him to surrender in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.The former Congress leader was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by the court in a case pertaining to killing five members of a famil in the Delhi Cantonment area… Read more »

Delhi High Court orders National Herald publisher AJL to Vacate Delhi office in 2 weeks

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NEW DELHI: In a major set back to the Gandhi-family owned Associated Journals Limited,  the Delhi High Court on Friday ordered to vacate its headquarters in the capital. Associate Journals has to vacate the building in the ITO area of ​​downtown Delhi in two weeks. The government reportedly inspected the premises a few months ago and… Read more »

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar asks for more 30 days to surrender

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NEW DELHI: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, convicted in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on December 17 has asked Delhi High Court seeking time till January 31 to surrender. The court is likely to hear his application tomorrow.  Senior lawyer HS Phoolka, who is representing many of the families of the riot victims, said Sajjan Kumar has filed an application in Delhi High Court… Read more »

Delhi HC quashes summons against Smriti Irani in defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Wednesday quashed the criminal defamation proceedings against Union Minister Smriti Irani in a defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. The court, however, dismissed a similar plea by Nirupam’s seeking to set aside the summons issued against him in a cross-defamation complaint filed by Irani. The court said the case against Nirupam will… Read more »

IRCTC Scam: Delhi court grants interim bail to RJD Chief Lalu Prasad

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NEW DELHI: Former Bihar chief minister and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav gets interim bail till January 19 by Delhi’s Patiala court in two Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam cases filed by the CBI and the ED.  The court directed both the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to… Read more »