Utkarsh Anand


Court finds seizure illegal,cow to be returned to owner
Fri, Mar 13, 2009

Maya Devi knew she was in for trouble when her cow was impounded by a team of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials in September.

Buyer must take precaution,can’t rescue otherwise: court
Wed, Mar 11, 2009

“Buyer beware” is the cardinal principle applicable to everyone when it comes to purchasing a property or an article.

CrPC law: Lawyer Bhardwaj opposes what Minister Bhardwaj had cleared
Tue, Mar 10, 2009

Union Minister H R Bhardwaj’s Law Ministry may have vetted amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code but that didn’t stop him from being the first UPA Minister.....

Judge: I feel guilty that it takes 25 yrs to deliver justice
Sun, Mar 08, 2009

Sending out a clear message that all it takes is a strong will for expeditious disposal of cases,a city court on Saturday closed a murder case lingering on for 25 years.

Delhi HC slaps fine on firm over ‘false claim’
Fri, Mar 06, 2009

Delhi High Court imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on a jewellery firm for filing a frivolous complaint against a bank.

Court cancels sale,returns land to girl duped by father
Fri, Mar 06, 2009

A fight between a man and his daughter over property; four subsequent sales transactions involving a lawyer and a builder; all transactions eventually being declared illegal by court — these facts could very well inspire a Bollywood movie.

Court official invites CIC’s ire over reluctance to go by RTI
Thu, Mar 05, 2009

A public Information Officer of the District and Sessions court has landed in trouble for dragging his feet when asked to disclose information on what could possibly blow the lid off corrupt practises in the internal posting of staff in the city’s district courts.

Telgi to plead guilty in all Delhi cases
Wed, Mar 04, 2009

Abdul Karim Telgi has decided to plead guilty in all the five cases registered against him in connection with the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam.

Lok Adalat spells peace for feuding couples
Mon, Mar 02, 2009

After two years of endless rounds of the court,Rashmi was a happy woman on Sunday. No longer will she have to worry about her four-year-old daughter’s school fees.

Judiciary has powers to examine ballot papers: Delhi court
Mon, Mar 02, 2009

A Delhi court has held that the judiciary is empowered to examine the ballot papers in an election in the interest of promoting transparency in voting.

‘84 riots: Need time for final report,says CBI
Sun, Mar 01, 2009

The Central Bureau of Investigation,reinvestigating the role of former union minister Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case,failed to submit its final report in the matter on Saturday.

Rs 15,000 deposit to release bicycle ‘excessive’,court overrules magistrate order,reduces amount to Rs 1,000
Sun, Mar 01, 2009

Why shell out Rs 15,000 for a bicycle when a new one can be bought for Rs 2,000? This is what Pappu argued before a sessions court after a magistrate asked him to deposit Rs 15,000 for getting his bicycle impounded by the police during investigations into a theft case registered in West Delhi last year.

MCD pulled up for demolition,asked to pay up
Wed, Feb 25, 2009

Rishi Pal was left speechless and shocked when on April 15,1999 a demolition squad of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi suddenly turned up at his premises near Tihar Jail and bulldozed his dairy shop,after declaring him an “encroacher”.

Earning women can’t get alimony for ‘unjust enrichment’: court
Fri, Feb 20, 2009

In tune with the modern societal shift where women are increasingly becoming financially independent,a city court has held that alimony cannot be demanded for “unjust enrichment”.

Pandher’s son approached me,will fight his case in HC: lawyer Sodhi
Wed, Feb 18, 2009

Former Delhi High Court judge R S Sodhi,always in the limelight for the sensational cases he tried,will represent Nithari accused Moninder Singh Pandher when the latter challenges a recent trial court verdict that has handed him a death sentence.

Victorious councillor loses seat,courtesy ‘computer error’
Tue, Feb 17, 2009

A “computer error” that cost an elected municipal councillor her seat has invited flak for the Delhi State Election Commission for making a “mockery” of the entire democratic process.

Summoning Pandher not illegal,say legal experts
Sat, Feb 14, 2009

Eyebrows might have risen when the court summoned Moninder Singh Pandher as an accused despite the CBI’s clean chit but the legal fraternity on Friday said there was nothing “unusual” about it...

No courts to try cases under Civil Aviation Act,Mohla might walk free
Mon, Feb 09, 2009

If booking booking Jitender Mohla under the Civil Aviation Act was an ‘unusual’ move,the Delhi Police now faces another difficulty in keeping him under detention after February 16.

Hijack scare: No bail for Mohla
Sun, Feb 08, 2009

Jitender Mohla,the 42-year-old chartered accountant accused of triggering a hijack scare in an Indigo Airlines flight on Sunday,has failed to get bail.

No real hijack,pleads Mohla,police say he should not get bail
Sat, Feb 07, 2009

Delhi Police on Friday opposed the bail plea of Jitender Mohla,the 42-year-old chartered accountant who had allegedly triggered a hijack scare in an Indigo Airlines flight on Sunday.

Courts cannot be taken for a ride by protesting lawyers: judge
Wed, Feb 04, 2009

Taking a strong stand against lawyers going on a strike and hampering judicial proceedings,a sessions judge has said that the courts cannot be affected by the whims of advocates.

RAW man held on bribe charge,says other officers also involved
Wed, Feb 04, 2009

A senior officer of the Research and Analysis Wing,Dr A S Narayan Rao — arrested for allegedly taking bribe from a Chennai manufacturer...

Delhi hijack drama: A prank gone too far
Tue, Feb 03, 2009

On a day the man who created an in-flight ruckus was arrested and sent to 14-day judicial custody,Assistant Commissioner of Police Ujjwal Mishra called Sunday’s incident a “prank”.

The right connection: new cellphones for judges
Fri, Jan 30, 2009

Judges of Delhi’s district courts will soon be seen flaunting new fancy mobile phones. Their old and outdated Nokia 6600s will make way for any model and brand costing a maximum of Rs 10,000.

‘Cheque bounce no excuse to reject insurance claims’
Wed, Jan 28, 2009

With such cases coming up a dime a dozen,the Delhi Consumer Commission has now ruled that insurance companies will no longer be able to reject claims on the pretext of cheques being dishonoured.

Found drunk on President House duty,cop wins appeal in CAT
Tue, Jan 27, 2009

Service forfeited by three years after he was found napping while on security duty at Rashtrapati Bhavan,Constable Surender Singh has got a breather: the Central Administrative Tribunal has directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to reconsider the penalty.

Divorced mother’s custody of child can never be illegal: court
Mon, Jan 26, 2009

A divorce cannot take away a mother’s right to be with her child and the custody cannot be called unlawful...

Flat scam: cops denied more time,former DDA officer in judicial custody
Sat, Jan 24, 2009

The Economic Offences Wing told a city court that nothing relevant was revealed during M L Gautam’s eight-day police custody.

1984 riots: CBI to file final report on Tytler’s role in a month
Fri, Jan 23, 2009

February 28 is the date former union minister Jagdish Tytler will now be looking forward to. On this day,the CBI will submit its final investigation report of his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

EOW officials incur court wrath for delay in hearing
Wed, Jan 21, 2009

Officials of the Economic Offences Wing were in for a tough day in court on Tuesday when they produced Deepak Kumar and Dinesh,his co-accused in a fresh case and put in requests for their interrogation and remand.

DDA scam: 2 new FIRS against Deepak,co-accused Dinesh sent to police custody
Wed, Jan 21, 2009

With no other complainant coming forward to lodge a case in the DDA flat allotment scam,the Economic Offences Wing has registered two fresh FIRs against “whistleblower” Deepak Kumar...

Follow orders in time or go to jail: consumer panel
Tue, Jan 20, 2009

The Delhi Consumer Commission has sounded an alert by ruling that violators taking a consumer court’s order casually would invite penal consequences,including jail terms,if they failed to comply with the directives within the time allotted.

Despite SEBI inquiry,court allows FIR against Indiabulls officials
Mon, Jan 19, 2009

Following a court directive,the Delhi Police has registered an FIR against top three officials of M/s Indiabulls Securities Ltd under charges of cheating,forgery and criminal conspiracy.

Magistrate okays Meena’s plea for ‘class-B’ custody; Tihar says no such provision
Mon, Jan 19, 2009

Laxmi Narain Meena,the first to be arrested in the DDA flat allotment scam,was sent to Tihar jail till January 31 on Sunday.

Judicial intervention not in matters of national security: Delhi court
Mon, Jan 19, 2009

Making it clear that the scope of judicial intervention was very limited when it came to issues of national security,a Delhi court has dismissed a firm’s petition...

CBI to take Barak missile probe to Israel
Sat, Jan 17, 2009

Willing to broaden the scope of its investigation,the CBI has armed itself with a letter rogatory for conducting a probe in Israel...