Dalit Minor Rape:Oppn Targets Shah Over Law and Order; DCW Orders Inquiry; Police Say Strict Action Taken Against Accused

Dalit Minor Rape:Oppn Targets Shah Over Law and Order; DCW Orders Inquiry; Police Say Strict Action Taken Against Accused

Opposition parties on Tuesday targeted Home Minister Amit Shah over the death of a nine-year-old Dalit girl following an alleged sexual assault, questioning the law and order situation in the national capital, even as the Delhi Police said strict legal action has been taken against the accused. The Delhi Commission for Women launched an inquiry … Read more

Elgar Parishad Case: Kin of Accused Challenge Order to Shift Them Out of Taloja Jail

Param Bir Singh Can't Avoid Inquiry Citing Alleged Vendetta: Maha to HC

The relatives and friends of three of the 16 activists arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case have approached the Bombay High Court against a special court’s order which allowed the transfer of all male accused in the case from the Taloja prison in Navi Mumbai. The special NIA court passed the order without giving … Read more

Bengal Post-poll Violence: Calcutta HC Reserves Order on PILs Seeking Impartial Probe

HC Allows Bengal Govt to File Supplementary Affidavits on NHRC Post-poll Violence Report

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday reserved order on a set of PILs seeking impartial probe into alleged post-poll violence in West Bengal, following conclusion of arguments by all parties in the matter. A seven-member enquiry committee set up by the NHRC chairman on a direction by a five-judge bench hearing the PILs has in … Read more

Amid CM’s peace appeal, Mizoram demands central order to lift blockade by Assam | India News – Times of India

Amid CM's peace appeal, Mizoram demands central order to lift blockade by Assam | India News - Times of India

AIZAWL: As Assam’s retaliatory economic blockade against Mizoram over Monday’s border flare-up stretched beyond 48 hours, the Zoramthanga government on Wednesday wrote to the Centre to get the neighboring state to immediately reopen road and rail routes “owned and maintained by the government of India”. “No state agency/entity or the general public has any right … Read more

Court Defers Order on Whether to Put Shashi Tharoor on Trial in His Wife Sunanda’s Death Case

Court Defers Order on Whether to Put Shashi Tharoor on Trial in His Wife Sunanda's Death Case

Shashi Tharoor was charged under sections 498A and 306 of the Indian Penal Code by Delhi police, but was not arrested in the case. He was granted bail on July 5, 2018 Special Judge Geetanjli Goel, who was scheduled to pronounce the order on framing of charges against Tharoor, adjourned the matter for August 18, … Read more

Pegasus Scandal: Senior Journalists Want Supreme Court To Order Probe

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Petition says Supreme Court should direct government to disclose if it has obtained license for spyware. New Delhi: Reports on Israeli Pegasus spyware allegedly being used to spy on opposition leaders, two union ministers and 40 journalists among others should be investigated by a sitting or former judge, senior journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar … Read more

Connectivity Issue: SLP Filed in SC Against Calcutta High Court Judge’s Order

UAPA, Sedition Law Misused to Stifle Dissent, Needed to Be Repealed: Former SC Judges

The Calcutta High Court administration has filed a special leave petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court challenging an order of one of its judges over connectivity issues during virtual hearing of cases, in which he had also expressed reservations over assignment of matters to judges by the Acting Chief Justice. Calcutta High Court Bar Library … Read more

Order fresh probe into Odisha minor’s rape and murder: Centre tells SC | India News – Times of India

Order fresh probe into Odisha minor's rape and murder: Centre tells SC | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre and the CBI on Monday told the Supreme Court that it should scrutinise the chargesheet filed by Odisha police into the politically sensitive alleged rape and murder of a five year old girl last year as there are widespread apprehensions in local public mind about the child being killed by mafia … Read more

Cricket-Spinners, Top Order Help Sri Lanka Avoid Whitewash Against India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka avoided a series whitewash against a second-string India side after half-centuries by Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa led them to a three-wicket victory in the rain-hit third and final one-day international on Friday. Opener Fernando made a patient 76 and number three batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa made a breezy 65 as Sri Lanka … Read more

Ban on Fire Crackers to Stay, Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging NGT Order

Only Parliament Can Frame Law for Timely Disposal of Disqualification Petitions by Speaker: SC

The Supreme Court while dismissing a plea challenging the National Green Tribunal’s order for imposition of a complete ban on the sale and use of all firecrackers during the COVID-19 pandemic in cities, said that no further clarification or deliberation was required. A Bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said that the … Read more

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