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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 […]

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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 […]

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3 men sentenced to life for rape, murder of 8-year-old Kathua girl

Three men convicted for gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua were on Monday sentenced to life in jail. A Pathankot court, which had convicted six people a few hours earlier, sentenced three others to five years for destroying evidence to shield the rapists. Sanji Ram, a retired revenue department official, Deepak Khajuria, a […]

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Court quashes case against Boris Johnson

Judges at London’s High Court have thrown out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for allegedly lying about Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign. The case revolved around a claim famously emblazoned on Mr. Johnson’s “Leave” campaign bus that Britain would be £350 million a week better off outside the EU. Opponents argued that […]

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Officer sentenced to one month jail for contempt of court

Former Commissioner of KMC also fined Justice A. Rajasheker Reddy of Telangana High Court awarded one-month imprisonment to a top government official K. Shashanka, holding him guilty of failing to enforce the HC order over payment of compensation to a woman relating to road widening work. The judge also imposed a fine amount of ₹25,000 […]

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Submit status report on probe against two former KSOU V-Cs: High Court

The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the State government to submit a status report by June 24 on the investigation based on the FIR registered against two former vice-chancellors of the Mysuru-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) on alleged illegalities in recruitments and financial transactions. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka […]

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UK court remands Nirav Modi till June 27

A UK court on Thursday extended till June 27 the remand of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who is fighting his extradition to India in the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case. The 48-year-old has been lodged at Wandsworth prison in south-west London since his third attempt at […]