Wife alleges Triple Talaq , FIR against Lawyer

On Thursday afternoon, an FIR has been registered against a 31-year-old lawyer after his 26-year-old wife alleged that he gave her triple talaq, outside Parliament Street police station. A case under Section 4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act has been registered. Additional DCP (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav said, “An FIR was filed […]

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Urdu & Persian Words in FIR: High Court directs Police not to use such “bombastic” language

HC Bench comprising of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar stated that,“Too much flowery language, the meaning of which is to be found out by a dictionary, should not be used. An FIR should be in the words of the complainant”. Bench further added that,”Police is there for public at large and […]

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BJP Kerala chief moves HC seeking quashing of FIR against him

Kochi: Kerala BJP president P S Sreedharan Pillai Friday moved the High Court seeking quashing of an FIR registered against him by the police for his speech on the Sabarimala protests. The first information report was registered in Kozhikode on a complaint by journalist Shybin alleging that Pillai, while addressing a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata […]

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Court discharges two men in rape case citing call detail record

New Delhi:A Delhi court has discharged two people in a case of rape and recording a video of the incident, noting that documentary and scientific evidence ruled out the allegations. Additional Sessions Judge Anu Grover Baliga granted relief to a Haryana resident, accused of rape, and his cousin, who had allegedly recorded video of the […]

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HC sought response of journalist, arrested by CBI

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the response of journalist Upendra Rai, arrested by the CBI for his alleged involvement in dubious financial transactions, on a plea seeking cancellation of his bail. Justice A K Chawla issued notice to the scribe and sought his stand by July 6 on the CBI’s appeal against the […]

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Construction scam: No anticipatory bail to 4 PWD engineers

A Delhi court has denied anticipatory bail to four PWD officials, accused of conspiring with a contractor in an alleged construction scam involving over Rs 3 crore, saying the allegations against them are serious. Special Judge Sanjay Khanagwal, who last week rejected the bail of contractor Vinay Bansal in the matter and sent him to […]

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High Court seeks JNU’s response on plea to suspend prof accused of sexual harassment

The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Jawaharlal Nehru University on a plea by several women students seeking suspension of its professor Atul Kumar Johri, against whom eight FIRs have been lodged alleging sexual harassment. Justice Rajiv Shakdher also issued notice to the professor on the students’ petition seeking restriction on his […]

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Cash for vote: HC questions non-inclusion of names in FIR

The Madras High Court today asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain as to why names figuring in the Election Commission and IT Department reports on the alleged bribing of RK Nagar assembly segment voters were not mentioned in the relevant FIR. The FIR against unnamed persons had been registered on a complaint by the […]

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Ramjas incident: Court questions filing of plea for FIR

A Delhi court today wondered as to why a criminal complaint, seeking lodging of an FIR in the Ramjas College incident in which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised, was filed before it. The court expressed its anguish over the complainant and said, “It’s all between students. Why are you entering into it?” “If you are […]

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HC quashes FIR as accused agree to do social service

The Bombay High Court has set aside a first information report (FIR) against five youths, accused of outraging the modesty of two girls, on the condition that they would do social work for two days and donate Rs 50,000 for legal aid service. The order was passed by a division bench of Justices Abhay Oka […]

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