U.P. court rejects bail pleas of Chinmayanand, law student

Former Union Minister discharged from Lucknow hospital on Monday A local court in Shahjahanpur on Monday rejected the bail plea of former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand as well as that of the law student who has accused him of rape. Both are currently in judicial custody. While Mr. Chinmayanand is accused of misusing his authority […]


Scooter market: High court summons MC chief

The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued bailable warrants against Ludhiana municipal commissioner Kanwalpreet Kaur Brar to ensure her presence in the hearing of a contempt petition over the scooter market operating at Gill Road. The petition was filed in April this year by the members of Scooter Sellers Association Market, Model Town, against […]


High Court declares constable’s death in 2013 unnatural

Court directs Centre to enhance compensation to wife Declaring that a CRPF constable, who was found mysteriously hanging near Dharampur railway station in Himachal Pradesh in January 2013, had died an “unnatural death”, the Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to enhance the compensation paid to the deceased’s wife. A Bench of Justices Muralidhar […]


Thushar can go home: UAE court

Reprieve for SNDP leader who was forced to remain in UAE since Aug. 21 A court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday extended temporary relief to Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam (SNDP) vice president Thushar Vellappally, who was forced to remain in the Gulf country since August 21 after the Dubai police arrested […]


Madras High Court lawyers rally behind Chief Justice

She resigned after being transferred Scores of lawyers practising in the principal seat of the Madras High Court in Chennai and the Madurai Bench have rallied behind Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani, who tendered her resignation in protest against her transfer from the chartered High Court to the relatively new and smaller High Court of […]


Kejriwal, Sisodia, others discharged in 2014 case

A court here has discharged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and others on Wednesday in a case of alleged violation of prohibitory orders and obstructing public servants during an agitation in 2014. Besides Mr. Kejriwal and Mr. Sisodia, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal also granted relief to other AAP leaders — […]


Kerala nun rape case posted to July 23

    The judicial first class magistrate court in Pala on Tuesday posted the hearing in the nun rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal to July 23. The case was posted to another date following a submission by the accused’s counsel that a couple of documents handed over by the prosecution were not legible. The […]


Action taken as per court order

The police said that their action against school vehicle operators recommending suspension of driving licence/vehicle permits is as per the directions of the High Court of Karnataka. In an order passed on June 17 in a petition filed by Karnataka State Legal Services Authority, Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice H.T. Narendra Prasad expressed […]