Delhi High Court Denies Bail To Man In Rape Case, Says Consent of Minor Is Not Consent

The court denied bail to a man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl. New Delhi: Consent of a minor is not consent in the eyes of law, Delhi High Court has observed while denying bail to a man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl and also getting her date of birth changed on her Aadhaar […]

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Lakhimpur violence: Court dismisses discharge applications of Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son Ashish, others | India News

LAKHIMPUR KHERI: A court here on Monday dismissed the discharge applications of 13 accused, including Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son Ashish Mishrain the Lakhimpur Well done violence case. District government counsel (criminal) Arvind Tripathi told PTI that the court of additional district judge-I dismissed the discharge applications and fixed December 6 as the date […]

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Delhi Court Allows Mehbooba Mufti To Withdraw Plea On Money Laundering Act

She had in her plea sought declaring section 50 of the PMLA void and inoperative. New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today permitted PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti to withdraw her petition challenging the constitutional validity of a provision of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The lawyer appearing for the former Jammu and Kashmir […]

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Supreme Court Disapproves Of Minister’s Remarks: “Shouldn’t Have Happened”

The Solicitor General, on behalf of the Centre, said that “sometimes media reports are wrong”. New Delhi: The Supreme Court today objected to recent remarks by Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on the collegium system of appointing judges, saying it should not have happened. It also flagged the issue of Centre delaying appointments in the […]

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US Supreme Court clears way for lawmakers to get Donald Trump’s tax returns

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the release of Donald Trump’s tax returns to a House of Representatives committee, handing a defeat to the Republican former president who had called the Democratic-led panel’s request politically motivated. The justices denied Trump‘s October 31 emergency application to block a lower court’s ruling that upheld the […]

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Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius Sets Bar Date on January 3rd 2023 After Court Approval

Defunct cryptocurrency lending company Celsius Network has announced that the bankruptcy court has granted its motion to “set the bar date” for customers to file a claim. Per the announcement, customers now have until January 3, 2023, to file their proof of claims. Celsius further said a notice on the bar date, and steps to […]

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Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta On Delhi Murder; Shradha Walkar, Aftab Poonawala

Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta was addressing a seminar. Pune: Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta on Saturday flagged rising cybercrimes across the country. Invoking the murder of Mumbai woman Shraddha Walkar by her live-in partner, who allegedly chopped her body up into 35 pieces and dumped them in the forests of […]

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FTX Launches Strategic Review, Seeks Court Relief to Pay Critical Vendors

Collapsed crypto exchange FTX said on Saturday it has launched a strategic review of its global assets and is preparing for the sale or reorganisation of some businesses. FTXalong with about 101 affiliated firms, also sought court relief to allow the operation of a new global cash management system and payment to its critical vendors. […]

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Supreme Court to hear today plea on extended cover for Gyanvapi ‘Shivling’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Hindu parties on Thursday requested the Supreme Court to extend its May 17 interim order directing the Varanasi district magistrate to seal off the wuzu (ablution) area inside the Gyanvapi mosque to protect the ‘Shivling’ which was purportedly discovered during a trial court ordered survey. Advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain requested a bench headed […]

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Supreme Court Commutes Death Sentence Of Rape, Murder Convict

The top court said the incarceration of the convict in solitary confinement showed ill effects. New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday commuted the death sentence awarded to a man for the rape and murder of a widow in 1998, noting he was in solitary confinement in jail for about 10 years. The top court said […]

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SC approves timeline for IOA executive committee poll to be held on December 10 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a fresh timeline submitted by the Justice (retired) L N Rao committee for the election of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) executive committee, to be held on December 10. A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hima Kohli also allowed circulation of the draft amended constitution […]

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Pakistan Court Seeks Reply From Ex-PM Imran Khan Over Violation Of Order

The court ordered Imran Khan to provide a detailed reply. (File) Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday gave another chance to former premier Imran Khan to explain his alleged violation of the court’s order during his protest march on May 25. The court is hearing a government plea regarding charging 70-year-old Imran Khan with contempt […]

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Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Free Sanitary Pads For Class 6-12 Girls

The petitioner has sought to issue directions to provide the separate girl toilets. (Representational) New Delhi: A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking to issue directions to governments to provide free sanitary pads to girls studying in Classes 6 to 12. The plea has been moved by Jaya Thakur through advocates Varinder […]

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Court temporarily blocks Biden’s student loan forgiveness

ST. LOUIS: A federal appeals court late Friday issued an administrative stay temporarily blocking President Joe Biden‘s plan to cancel billions of dollars in federal student loans. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issued the stay while it considers a motion from six Republican-led states to block the loan cancellation program. The stay ordered the […]

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High Court Asks Probe Team To File Status Report

Receptionist Ankita Bhandari (19) was allegedly killed by the owner of a resort last month in September. Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Ankita Bhandari murder case to file a status report along with the case diary. A single bench of Justice Sanjay Kumar Mishra passed […]

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High Court To Hear Plea Challenging Verdict In Gyanvapi Case On Wednesday

The mosque committee has now filed a revision petition in the high court. (File) Prayagraj, UP: The Allahabad High Court will hear on Wednesday the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee’s petition challenging the Varanasi district court’s September 12 order rejecting its application against the maintainability of a plea seeking daily worship of Hindu deities whose idols […]

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Supreme Court Rejects Stay on Amazon Prime’s Mirzapur Season 3, Calls Pre-Censorship of Web Series Impermissible

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked how can there be a pre-screening committee for web series, films or other programmes which are directly released on online platforms. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India UU Lalit observed that it always felt pre-censorship is impermissible. “How can there be a pre-screening committee for web series? […]

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Court Frames Charges Against Wrestler Sushil Kumar In Chhatrasal Case

File image of Sushil Kumar© PTI A Delhi court Wednesday framed charges against Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar and 17 others in the Chhatrasal Stadium murder case, setting the stage for their trial. Additional Sessions Judge Shivaji Anand framed charges against Kumar and other accused under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, including those […]

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Chhatrasal Stadium murder case: Court frames charges against wrestler Sushil Kumar | More sports News

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Wednesday framed charges against Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar and 17 others in the Chhatrasal Stadium murder casesetting the stage for their trial. Additional Sessions Judge Shivaji Anand framed charges against Kumar and other accused under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, including those related to murder, rioting […]

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Plea In Supreme Court Over Pending Bail Applications In Patna High Court

The matter will be heard by the Supreme Court on Monday October 10. New Delhi: A Bihar-based lawyer approached the Supreme Court raising grievances related to the low case disposal rate of the Patna High Court and urged the top court to issue directions to appoint 5 ad hoc judges dedicated exclusively for deciding the […]

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