High Court

AAP disagrees with High Court’s stay on bail for CM Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has expressed its disagreement with the High Court’s decision to stay the bail granted to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by a trial court. AAP’s Chief Spokesperson (National), Priyanka Kakkar, emphasised that the High Court issued the stay without thoroughly reviewing the trial court’s findings. She pointed out […]

CBI to probe ex-Assistant Drugs Controller misconduct: High Court

New Delhi: In a significant development, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the investigation of a case involving alleged cheating by a former Assistant Drugs Controller of Himachal Pradesh, Nishant Sareen, among others. The case came to light following allegations that the official, […]

High court acquits Ram Rahim; 4 others in murder case

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has acquitted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and four others in the murder case of former Dera manager Ranjit Singh.

Supreme Court extends stay on Shahi Eidgah Mosque Survey in Mathura

The Supreme Court has announced an extension of its stay order, issued on January 16, which suspended the survey of the Shahi Eidgah mosque situated near the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura.

Delhi HC rejects NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha’s appeals

As per the court order, Prabir and NewsClick’s HR head will remain in police custody for seven days NEW DELHI: On Friday, the Delhi High Court exacerbated NewsClick’s concerns by rejecting the petitions filed by the founder, Prabir Purkayastha, and the Human Resources head, Amit Chakravarty. These petitions challenged their arrest by the Delhi Police […]

Watching pornography privately no offence, Kerala HC frees man

New Delhi: The Kerala HC quashed criminal proceedings initiated against a man who was arrested by the Police from roadside for watching pornography on his mobile phone.  The court in the order stated, “Pornography has been in practice for centuries. The question to be decided in this case is whether a person watching a porn video […]

Cancer survivor lawyer killed by husband in Noida

NOIDA: A 61-year-old Delhi High Court advocate has been murdered allegedly by her husband – a retired IIS (Indian Information Services) officer – over a property dispute in Sector-30, Noida. Renu Sinha was strangled to death by her husband Nitin Nath Sinha, who hid himself in the store of the house for hours before being caught […]

Illegal Mining Lease Case: SC Grants Relief To Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren

It was a big relief for Jharkhand Chief minister Hemant Soren as the Supreme Court set aside the Jharkhand high court’s orders holding Public Interest Litigations (PILs) seeking a probe against Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader as maintainable and decided to proceed with them.

Women’s Reservation: Uttarakhand Govt Will Approach Supreme Court

Uttarakhand state government has decided to approach the Supreme Court after the Uttarakhand high court stayed the state government’s order providing 30 per cent reservation to domiciled women in state government jobs. However, the officials from the state government said that the government is waiting for the order copy and will approach the apex court […]

Scandal Or Error: JEE Answer Sheet Mismatch Baffles Kid, Court Starts Probe

NEW DELHI: It was a rude jolt for 18-year-old B Tech aspirant – Aditya Mittal – when he spotted a complete mismatch in his candidate response sheets (answer sheet) after the result of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) mains came out on August 7. He found that the key answer sheets that he downloaded from the […]