Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 2:02 AM

Ignore rules in calamity times, pay claims: SC to insurance firms

Ignore rules in calamity times, pay claims: SC to insurance firms

...eople who lost their belongings in the unprecedented floods that hit the state. “The chief justice of the high court has seen the tragedy with his own eyes and he is justified in passing the order.

High Court rejects bail plea of BJD MLA in chit fund scam

High Court rejects bail plea of BJD MLA in chit fund scam

...e multi-crore chit fund scam being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the state. The High Court decision is seen as a major setback for Tripathy and the ruling BJD. The

SC puts on hold probe into judge’s sexual harassment

SC puts on hold probe into judge’s sexual harassment

New Delhi, Aug 29 (Crime News): The Supreme Court Friday suspended the probe into allegations of sexual harassment by a former Gwalior district judge against a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. The

Man faces contempt case for defying order not to meet mother

Man faces contempt case for defying order not to meet mother

...order by the petitioner (Jugal Kishore),” the court said. Removing the interim protection granted by the court May 29, the court directed that a notice of contempt is issued, asking him to explain why he should

Delhi HC orders framing murder charge against Suhaib Ilyasi

Delhi HC orders framing murder charge against Suhaib Ilyasi

...producer Suhaib Ilyasi, accused in the dowry-death of his wife in 2000. Justice Indermeet Kaur asked the trial court to add the graver charge of murder under section 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) against

Beas tragedy: CPI-M seeks high court’s intervention

Beas tragedy: CPI-M seeks high court’s intervention

Shimla, June 12 ((Cnews)) The CPI-M state unit Thursday sought the Himachal Pradesh High Court’s intervention to investigate the state-run hydropower plant’s decision to completely shut its generation and suddenly release water into the Beas river.

SC blocks execution of two in Dec 16 gang rape

SC blocks execution of two in Dec 16 gang rape

...rules and from Aug 16, all appeals in death sentence cases would be heard by a three-judge bench. However, the court declined to pass an order, saying that the amended rules are yet to be notified.

Delhi HC concerned over violence against northeasterners

Delhi HC concerned over violence against northeasterners

...pat Nagar, and Delhi University area, where a large chunk of northeast people stay in rented accommodation. The court directed police officers having jurisdiction over such localities to submit a report of their assessment of the

No mitigating factor in corruption: Court

No mitigating factor in corruption: Court

...side at this juncture was very essential to settle him in his life. Bhatia added that he was an acute diabetic, on a high medication dose. Another accused, A.K. Goel, 57, middleman in the deal,

Law cannot be used for settling scores: Court

Law cannot be used for settling scores: Court

...oman for filing a false case before a senior judge. The order was delivered last week and released Friday. The court was hearing a cheque bouncing case filed by Rani Devi against Pooja Bedi alias