Drunk driving makes automobiles death traps: Court

A Delhi court has sent a 22-year- old youth to three days in jail in a drunk driving case, with an observation that consumption of alcohol makes automobiles “death traps” and drunken drivers “lethal weapon”. District and Sessions Judge Rekha Rani passed the order on an appeal filed by one Gaurav Singh against a magisterial […]

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Uphaar Case: HC Quashes Summons Against Ansal Brothers

The Delhi High Court today dropped proceedings and quashed the summons issued by a lower court against real estate tycoons Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal in the Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case for allegedly threatening complainant Neelam Krishnamoorthy. The court, however, put two employees of the Ansals — Deepak Kathpalia and P S Sharma — […]

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Coalgate: CBI files closure report in case against K M Birla

In a reprieve to top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and others, who were named as accused in its FIR in one of the coal blocks allocation scam cases, CBI has filed a closure report in a special court here. In this case,CBI has told the court it will file some documents related to the case […]

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JK Govt official sent to jailed for 3 yrs for taking bribe

A special anti-corruption court in Jammu & Kashmir on Friday convicted a government official for taking bribe and awarded him three years’ imprisonment. The court of additional special judge anti-corruption J&K convicted the then ‘naazir’ (revenue official) in Handwara Tehsil office of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, a spokesman of the state vigilance organisation (SVO) said. […]

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Hold states’ meet on undertrial prisoners:SC toCentre

Terming as “serious” the issue of undertrials languishing in jails, the Supreme Court today asked the Centre to convene a meeting of home secretaries of all the states to find a solution to the problem. “This is a very serious matter. There are over 31,000 Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) undertrial prisoners. This […]

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Judge complaint: SC stays MP HC panel proceedings

The Supreme Court today stayed the proceedings of a judicial panel set up to probe sexual harassment allegations levelled by a former woman Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge after she raised apprehension over getting justice from it. Issuing notice to the High Court judge, a bench headed […]

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Tatra deal case: Court summons Tejinder Singh

Taking cognisance of CBI’s chargesheet, a special court on Thursday summoned Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh on September 1 for allegedly offering Rs. 14 crore bribe to then Army Chief Gen VK Singh for clearing file pertaining to procurement of 1,676 heavy mobility Tatra vehicles. Special CBI judge Madhu Jain took cognisance of the charge […]

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Bags destroyed by rats during journey; Rlys to pay

Indian Railways has been held deficient by a consumer forum here which directed it to pay Rs 15,000 compensation to a retired serviceman, whose bags were damaged by rats in a train. New Delhi consumer disputes redressal forum, presided by C K Chaturvedi, asked the Railways to pay the amount to Delhi resident R K […]

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Terror accused Maulana Quavi gets bail from Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court here today granted bail to terror accused Maulana Abdul Quavi, a Hyderabad based cleric who was arrested by Crime Branch on allegation of taking part in anti-national activities with the aide of Pakistan-based terrorist outfits. A division bench of justices Anant S Dave and Moninder Pal granted bail to Quavi on […]

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HC dismisses Kingfisher Airlines appeal

Calcutta High Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal by Kingfisher Airlines against a trial court order that chairman Vijay Mallya and board of directors may be represented by its law officers or company secretary on a showcause notice by United Bank of India (UBI) for alleged wilful default on payment of dues of Rs 400 […]

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