HC dissolves strained marriage of couple.

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Source : PTI A couple trying to take advantage of an “unfortunate incident” of abortion in their litigation against each other, indicated their strained relations, Delhi High Court has said while dissolving their marriage. A bench of Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Pratibha Rani observed that their marriage was a “total wreck” and could not be salvaged… Read more »

HC seeks Delhi govt’s reply on Chautalas’ parole plea

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The Delhi High Court has sought city government’s reply on the plea by former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala, serving 10-year jail term in teachers’ recruitment scam case, seeking parole for medical treatment. Justice Pratibha Rani asked the Delhi government to file their status report before January 29 on… Read more »

Delhi HC upholds 10-yr term of man for raping two minor daughters

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The Delhi High Court has upheld a lower court verdict awarding 10 years jail term to a man for raping his two minor daughters saying that “absolutely no motive” can be attributed to the victims that they implicated their father. Justice Pratibha Rani, refusing to show any leniency to the convict, referred to the observations… Read more »

Pay Rs 50K to wife, child if you want bail: HC to man

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The Delhi High Court has asked a man to give Rs 50,000 to his estranged wife and minor daughter as a pre-condition for granting him anticipatory bail in a dowry harassment case registered against him. Justice Pratibha Rani granted the man two week’s protection from being arrested and directed him to pay the amount within… Read more »

Court notice on CRPF bodybuilders’ plea

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(IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the central government and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on a plea filed by the bodybuilding team of the paramilitary force against the decision to disband them. Justice Reva Khetrapal and Justice Pratibha Rani sought response from the home ministry and the CRPF and posted… Read more »

Death penalty reminds criminal that life is precious: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court, while confirming the death penalty to Dec 16 gang rape convicts, Thursday said that such sentence is retained in law to remind such criminals in the society that human life is very precious. A division bench of Justice Reva Khetrapal and Justice Pratibha Rani said: “Society’s abhorrence to the atrocious crimes… Read more »

‘Dec 16 rape convicts’ counsel making false statements before SC’

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday said the counsel appearing for two convicts in the Dec 16 gang rape case was making “false statements” before the Supreme Court. A division bench of Justice Reva Khetrapal and Justice Pratibha Rani said advocate M.L. Sharma, representing Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh in the case, misled the apex court… Read more »