MP: Court nullifies triple talaq for not following norms

A family court here has “nullified” the triple talaq given by a man to his wife on the grounds that due procedure, as prescribed in Muslim religious texts, was not followed in the matter. Additional principal judge of the family court, Omprakash Sharma on March 9 observed that the procedure adopted by Tousif Sheikh to […]

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MPs exercise fundamental rights like Justice Katju:SC

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The Supreme Court today said MPs who passed the resolution condemning Justice (Retd) Markandey Katju for his blog against Mahatma Gandhi and Subhas Chandra Bose enjoyed the same freedom of speech and expression as him. “Do you mean to say that the Members of Parliament have no right to express their views? They have simply put their […]

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MP: Suspended DIG jailed in DA case

Suspended Deputy Inspector General (Prisons) Umesh Gandhi was sent to jail here after a court rejected his bail plea in a disproportionate assets case. Special Judge Kashi Nath Singh yesterday turned down the bail plea of Gandhi, his wife Archana and brother Ajay Gandhi, who was posted as guard at Sehore district jail – also accused […]

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Muzaffarnagar Court issues notices to BJP MP, MLA for violation of prohibitory orders

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A Muzaffarnagar court has issued notices to 18 BJP activists, including party MP Hukum Singh and MLA Suresh Rana, for alleged violation of prohibitory orders while holding a protest in Shamli in 2013. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Vijai Verma yesterday issued notices to 18 people and asked them to appear before the court on December […]

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Four sentenced to life imprisonment in murder case

A court of Morena (MP) has sentenced four persons to life imprisonment for gunning down a man in 2007. Additional Session Judge Zakir Hussain yesterday awarded life imprisonment to Puran Sikarwar, Shivram Singh Chote Singh and Dara alias Satyadev Sharma after they were found guilty of killing Shivnath Sikarwar (39) over a petty dispute on […]

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MP: Life sentence for 8 persons in murder case

A local court of Shivpuri has awarded life imprisonment to eight persons in a 2010 triple murder case. The sentence was awarded yesterday by the Third Additional Session Judge, Qamar Iqbal under section 302 of IPC, the prosecution said today. On June 14, 2010, the accused had killed a woman, her son and grandson at village […]

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STF tells court :Death of yet another witness in Vyapam scam

The death of yet another witness in the Vyapam scam has come to light with the Special Task Force (STF), which is probing the case, telling a special court he died of liver ailment in February. The STF officials on Wednesday informed the court that the witness, identified as Sanjay Singh Yadav, aged around 35, died […]

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Court issues arrest warrant against TMC MP

A city court has issued an arrest warrant against Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Prasun Banerjee for allegedly slapping a constable in January. Bidhannagar Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate A K Ghosh directed the police to take Banerjee into custody and produce him before his court by July 17. “Banerjee has been booked under Section 186 (obstructing […]

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Dowry case: 3 of family get life sentence for killing

A local court has awarded life imprisonment to three members of a family for killing a woman as she was unable to fulfil their dowry demands. Additional Session Judge L D Solanki yesterday awarded the sentence to the victim’s husband Vijay Mahajan (38), mother-in-law Chandrakala Mahajan (60) and sister-in-law Anita Gupta (37), on the basis […]

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New Zealand MPs clash over sick Fijian

Associate Immigration Minister Nikki Kaye has said that the Labour party is misleading the public on the case of a seriously ill Fijian migrant but she cannot respond because she does not have a privacy waiver, reportedly. Sanil Kumar, 30, will have to leave New Zealand after the minister declined to intervene in his case. […]

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