Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district : Four sentenced to 30 years for raping minor.

A court in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district sentenced four men to 30 years’ imprisonment for repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl. Third additional district and sessions judge Sanjeev Kumar Tamak on Friday convicted Charan Singh (30), Ishwar Dhurv (31), Nageshwar Rajak (26) and Manoj Wadekar (35), the victim’s lawyer Priyanka Shukla said. The court sentenced the accused […]

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Gujarat HC grants anticipatory bail to Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand.

The Gujarat High Court Friday granted anticipatory bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in the Rs 1.4 crore alleged fund embezzlement case related to their NGO Sabrang Trust. While allowing their anticipatory bail plea, Justice J B Pardiwala directed Setalvad and Anand to cooperate with the probe and appear before […]

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29-yr-old road rage case; Charges filed against UP minister

Lucknow:  Charges framed today against Mohsin Raza alias Arshad, a minister in the BJP-led government by a court in Uttar Pradesh, in connection with a 29-year-old road rage case. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Nirbhay Prakash also framed charges against co-accused Akbar and fixed August 4 for the recording of evidence of the prosecution witnesses. The accused […]

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No blanket order on FIR under IPC sections 172-188: High Court

The Madras High Court has refused to pass a blanket order, directing the Tamil Nadu government and the police not to register a First Information Report (FIR) or a chargesheet for offences such as obstructing public servants from discharging their duties. The first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose recently disposed […]

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Delhi HC rejects plea of suspected ISIS operative

The Delhi High Court has rejected a suspected ISIS operative’s plea seeking nod to inspect the documents, submitted by the NIA to a trial court in a case relating to the alleged charges of recruiting and financing people to join the terror group. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Vinod Goel said that […]

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Two CAG office employees get 5 yrs jail in corruption

Two officials in the office of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) have been sent to five years in jail by a special court for trying to get promotion by indulging in corruption and changing their answer sheets of departmental examination. “Corruption not only devalues human rights but it also undermines justice and equality which are […]

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Orissa HC turns down advance bail plea of ex-AGA

The Orissa High Court today rejected the anticipatory bail application of an advocate who was booked by CBI in June 2014 for his alleged offence under IPC and Prize Chits and Money Circulation Scheme (Banning) Act of 1978. Justice S K Mishra, which had reserved the verdict after completing hearing on the plea last year, […]

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Gangrape case: Five youths put on trial

A Delhi court has framed gangrape charge against five youths, who had allegedly pulled out a 26-year-old performing artiste from an auto rickshaw in Defence colony area and assaulted her. The court, while framing the charge under section 376D ofIPC against Balwinder, Deepak, Aakash, Aman and Sundar, said it has to prima facie see whether […]

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Court acquits auto driver in negligent driving case

An auto rickshaw driver has been let off the charge of negligent driving and injuring two women pedestrians by a Delhi court, which held that they themselves were at fault by not crossing the road through zebra crossing. Metropolitan Magistrate Saumya Chauhan absolved Anil Kumar, an east Delhi resident, of offences under sections 279 (rash […]

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Final arguments in 2G scam case to begin tomorrow

A Delhi court is likely to commence hearing from Monday the final arguments in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others.Special CBI judge O P Saini, who had concluded recording of defence evidence in the case on September 10, had fixed the case for […]

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