Ignoring HC warning, Asaram speaks to media

Warning from the Rajasthan High Court notwithstanding, self-styled godman Asaram, accused of sexual assault on a teenaged girl, talked to the media here even as trial in the case failed to progress today as the investigation officer did not turn up. Despite the high court warning him to keep his mouth shut in front of […]

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Arms Act case against Salman: HC rejects Salman’s plea

The Rajasthan High Court today rejected actor Salman Khan’s plea against a trial court order allowing four more witnesses in the Arms Act case in connection with the 1998 blackbuck poaching incident. The examination of these four new witnesses will now begin in the trial court on Monday. “Khan had moved an application in the […]

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CJI expresses concern over piling of pending cases

Expressing concern over the piling of pending cases before the courts across the country, Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Sunday said the relevance of justice lies only in its speedy and free delivery. Drawing a comparison between law and the health services, he said when medical facilities can be provided to people throughout […]

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Bhanwari trial: accused Reshma Bishnoi gets bail

Jodhpur: Rajasthan High Court on Thursday granted bail to Reshma Ram Bishnoi, an accused in Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case. Reshma, a close aide of main accused Indira Bishnoi, had moved bail application in the High Court, the arguments over which had been completed yesterday, but the court had kept the order reserved. Justice […]

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SC upholds 7-year jail term of man for spying for Pak

The Supreme Court has upheld the seven years rigorous imprisonment awarded to a man for spying for Pakistan intelligence agency and supplying secret information to it about the Indian military establishment. The court also held that even if police conduct search of a premises in an illegal manner, it would not affect the legality of […]

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Lawyers strike disrupts work in courts

Here in Rajashtan, all the lawyers and advocate are on strike for the demand of the residential scheme for lawyers and advocates. The one day token strike was observed on call from the State Bar Council and Bar Association that disrupted legal proceeding and hearing of more than 10,000 cases posted for today. The demand […]

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Journalist gets six months jail in defamation case

A six months imprisonment has been sentenced to a journalist who is Jaipur in a defamation case by the Rajasthan High Court, which also slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 each on the owner, editor and a correspondent of the daily. While hearing the contempt petition, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Amitav Roy and […]

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Mobile phone tower issue: SC to hear telecom cos

The Supreme Court agreed to hear the plea of telecom companies challenging Rajasthan High Court’s order directing removal of all mobile phone towers which are suspected to have potential health hazards due to radiation. A bench of justices H L Dattu and Ranjan Gogoi issued notice to Rajasthan government and the petitioner on whose plea […]

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High Court directs suspension of additional SP

The state government has been asked by the Rajasthan High Court on January 16 to suspend an additional superintendent of police for not filing a proper charge sheet in a case of gang rape of a 13-year-old girl. A single judge bench of the court directed IG Bharatpur to initiate action against the ASP in […]

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Raj govt to continue with one pc reservation to SBCs

Rajasthan government has issued an order saying Special Backward Classes(SBC), including Gujjars, will continue to get one per cent reservation in jobs till the matter is finally decided by the High Court.  The one per cent reservation being given to SBCs in government jobs is out of a total five per cent quota demanded by […]

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