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ACB yet to arrest ‘corrupt’ cops
Sat, Aug 01, 2009

Almost six months into their hunt,the Delhi government’s Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) is yet to trace an Assistant Commissioner of Police...

6 months into probe,ACB yet to arrest ‘corrupt’ policemen
Sat, Aug 01, 2009

Almost six months into their hunt,the Delhi government’s Anti-Corruption Branch is yet to trace an Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Special Staff who is facing a case of alleged corruption and illegal detention.

Auto driver guilty if no other vehicle involved in accident: Court
Fri, Jul 31, 2009

A city court has cautioned Delhi’s auto-rickshaw drivers against reckless driving...

Sach ka Saamna offends? Turn off your TV: Delhi HC
Thu, Jul 30, 2009

Delhi High Court threw out two petitions against 'Sach ka Saamna',saying “moral policing” was not its job.

HC drives home point: replacement drivers ‘impractical’
Thu, Jul 30, 2009

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as “impractical” the recommendation to make it mandatory for all bars and discotheques in the Capital to keep ‘replacement drivers’..

Court asks neighbour to pay for property damage
Wed, Jul 29, 2009

If you are aggrieved at the damage to your property by your neighbour’s reckless constructions,then a recent court ruling holds out hope.

NHRC clean chit for Batla encounter
Thu, Jul 23, 2009

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday cleared the Delhi Police of charges that it had abused human rights in the Batla House encounter.

Priest sentenced to 10-year RI for raping minor
Wed, Jul 22, 2009

A city court sentenced a temple priest to ten years rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a minor girl.

A month in jail more as HC cuts Nanda term to two years
Tue, Jul 21, 2009

Sanjeev Nanda,grandson of former navy chief late Admiral S M Nanda,received a major reprieve from the Delhi High Court on Monday as it let him off the charge of culpable homicide and reduced his jail term from five to two years.

BMW case: HC upholds Nanda’s conviction but reduces jail term
Mon, Jul 20, 2009

In a major reprieve for BMW hit-and-run case convict Sanjeev Nanda,the Delhi HC on Monday reduced his punishment from five to two years in jail.

HC upholds life term for man convicted for killing wife inside court complex
Mon, Jul 20, 2009

The Delhi High Court has upheld the life sentence for a former caretaker of the Patiala House courts complex convicted for killing his wife inside a magistrate’s chamber in December 1995.

Upaid case comes back to bite Satyam
Sat, Jul 18, 2009

Over two months after Tech Mahindra,Satyam’s new owner,failed to reach an out-of-court settlement with UK-based Upaid Systems....

Fraud accused denied interim bail by city court
Fri, Jul 17, 2009

Following the complaints from over 35,000 investors from across the country and an appeal by the Economic Offences Wing,a city court on Tuesday revoked the interim bail granted to the owner an online marketing company,Kanak Dhara.

Man seeks compensation for damaged house,court says no
Fri, Jul 17, 2009

Among the deluge of complaints against various civic bodies in the Capital,one in particular left Additional District Judge Kamini Lau feeling perplexed.

Ensure safety,education for child workers: HC
Thu, Jul 16, 2009

The Delhi High Court,on Wednesday,directed the Government of National Capital Territory and all it concerned departments to “immediately” implement the recommendations of the action plan...

Release Batla victims’ autopsy reports: CIC
Sat, Jul 04, 2009

Nearly three months after the Delhi High Court put a prohibition on making public the postmortem reports of the people killed in the Batla House encounter last year...

Woman uses RTI to trace elusive ration card
Wed, Jul 01, 2009

It took three years of untiring effort and a nip of the transparency provisions enshrined under the Right To Information Act for Neema Gupta to get a document hers by right — the ration card.

Legal experts debate criminality in Gungun case
Sat, Jun 27, 2009

Following the arrest of the alleged kidnappers of two-year-old Gungun — a couple from Prasad Nagar— on Wednesday,a legal battle fraught with twists and turns await them in court.

RTI Act helps estranged husband snub wife’s alimony claim
Wed, Jun 24, 2009

Information obtained through an RTI application has spoiled an estranged wife’s chances of collecting alimony from her husband.

Soumya murder motive robbery,says chargesheet
Tue, Jun 23, 2009

Journalist Soumya Vishwanathan’s killers not only took a U-turn to make sure she had died but also visited the AIIMS Trauma Centre to find out whether their bullet had left her dead,says the chargesheet filed by the police. On Monday,the 620-page chargesheet was submitted before Metropolitan Magistrate Munish Markan. The court issued production warrants against […]

Madni probe unearths Lashkar-Maoist nexus
Sat, Jun 20, 2009

Adding an entirely new dimension to the arrest of Mohammed Omar Madni,the alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba chief in Nepal,the Delhi Police on Friday....

Court info officer gets stick from central panel
Sat, Jun 20, 2009

The Central Information Commission has served a showcause notice to Public Information Officer of district and sessions courts for turning down an RTI application...

For raping infant,man gets life term
Fri, Jun 19, 2009

Sentencing a man,pronounced guilty of sexually assaulting an infant,to rigorous imprisonment for life,a city court assumed a stern stance against such crimes.

Verify details before sanctioning construction: Court tells MCD
Fri, Jun 19, 2009

Taking note of the rising number of incidents of people being duped while buying property,a city court today instructed the MCD to evolve a procedure to establish the correct ownership of a property before sanctioning any construction plans for the site.

DUSU chief gets bail with a rider: seek apology
Thu, Jun 11, 2009

Deploring the increase in vandalism by student leaders,a city court on Wednesday agreed to grant protection against arrest to Delhi University Students Union president Nupur Sharma,but with a rider.

Court slams cops,babus: help girl return home
Wed, Jun 10, 2009

Ten-year-old Siya (name changed) was rescued in September last year from a family that had brought her from Assam and employed her as a domestic help.

Present witness or pay up,court tells cops
Tue, Jun 09, 2009

Infuriated by the police’s lack of effort in collecting information about a murder case witness,a city court has asked the department to pay Rs 10,000 for each date of hearing it fails to bring the eyewitness to court.

DDA pulled up for fraud,asked to refund widow
Mon, Jun 08, 2009

A city court has pulled up the Delhi Development Authority for refusing to return Rs 5.2 lakh to an Air Force officer’s widow,who has complained that she was sold a shop with a smaller area than promised.

Identity crisis: Pak ‘spy’ now moves court
Sat, Jun 06, 2009

Accused of serving as a “Pakistani spy”,Ghulam Mustafa Qureshi has been languishing in Tihar Jail since his arrest by the Special Cell in July 2004.

Mistaken identity-2: Lawyers rough up ‘kidnappers’
Thu, Jun 04, 2009

Two days after a lawyer was abducted and later released after the kidnappers realised they had got the ‘wrong’ man...

‘She tried to choke mother with wire first’
Thu, Jun 04, 2009

The Delhi Police on Wednesday told a city court that Sakshi Kapoor and her friend Sunny Batra — arrested for the murder of Sakshi’s mother...

Mistaken identity: Lawyer kidnapped,set free later
Wed, Jun 03, 2009

A lawyer has said five unidentified men kidnapped him from inside the Karkardooma court complex on Monday afternoon...

Charity begins at DLSA,learn law students
Tue, Jun 02, 2009

The Delhi Legal Services Authority office is flaunting a new trend these days with a number of law college students rubbing shoulders with officers from the judiciary and government departments...

Uniform verdict: district courts face a tailor-made disaster
Mon, Jun 01, 2009

Staff at district courts in the city are up in arms once again — this time,however,it’s not over salaries or judges’ behaviour or workload but uniforms.

FIR against 12 cops for detaining,beating man
Sat, May 30, 2009

The Delhi Police’s Crime Branch has lodged an FIR against 12 personnel,including the station house officer,of the Mukherjee Nagar police station,under charges of custodial torture,abduction and fudging of records.

Court orders child traffickers to pay Rs 11-lakh compensation to victim
Fri, May 29, 2009

The judge expressly wanted Ruby,a victim of child trafficking and forced prostitution,to be present as the gavel came down and the verdict was delivered.