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‘State cannot withdraw maternal embrace’: Delhi court calls for rehab of teen accused of theft

August 17, 2021 9:02 am

The accused was caught by the owner of a house he allegedly entered in Southwest Delhi’s Najafgarh to commit theft in the early hours of June 30.

Court makes rare use of probation law to release man accused of assault

April 02, 2021 10:16 pm

The Act, which has been part of the criminal justice system since its enactment in 1958, has provisions for release of first-time offenders to avoid a jail term and give a chance to their rehabilitation in society.

Urdu shayari and Bob Dylan in courtrooms: When judges turn philosophical

February 24, 2018 11:12 am

"If you are not present in court and if you just read a judgment, you will feel this person is so cold and doesn’t have emotions. So in some cases to bring you closer to humanity, to create that sense of compassion, it might be a good idea to not just quote a couplet but to quote whatever you fancy,” said Mahmood.

Hunt on for 2 who ‘posed as cops, kidnapped 4 outside court’

July 31, 2017 5:05 am

The 4 say kidnappers forced them to pay Rs 1 lakh, prevented them from filing anticipatory bail plea.

VVIP chopper case: Court extends Enforcement Directorate custody of woman director

July 26, 2017 9:13 pm

The probe in the deal had gathered pace after a Milan (Italy) court sentenced Italian defence and aerospace major Finmeccanica's former chief Giuseppe Orsi and AgustaWestland CEO Bruno Spagnolini on corruption charges for selling helicopters to India.

Fifty per cent population feels unsafe due to rise in sex crimes, says Court

July 26, 2017 3:28 pm

The man was sentenced to one year imprisonment in 2016, which he challenged before the sessions court on the ground that he accidentally touched her. He had claimed the court had wrongly convicted him as there was no independent witness in the case.

Court says no to CBI plea for arrest warrant against GJM chief Bimal Gurung, others

July 25, 2017 6:28 pm

Apart from Bimal Gurung, senior GJM leaders Asha Gurung, Roshan Giri, Binay Tamang and Devendra Sharma were among those absent. Those accused who were absent in the court made written prayer before the court seeking to be represented by their lawyers.

Court to consider on July 26 defamation plea against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

July 13, 2017 5:56 pm

The plea said that due to publication of "false and defamatory" remarks and statements of Kejriwal and Singh, Bhardwaj's reputation has been tarnished in the minds of party leaders, relatives, friends and public at large, whosoever has seen the news.

Depose on July 10, court tells Station House Officer

July 10, 2017 8:24 am

ETO RL Chugh said, “I know a case has been filed but don’t know what the matter is about.” Ravinder Kaushik, when contacted, said, “The law will take its course. We are doing our duty and our counsel for the state will submit the reply in the court."


National Herald case: ‘Delighted’ Swamy says court will summon ministries

January 11, 2016 2:07 pm

New delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said the court will soon send summons to the ministries having documents related to the National Herald case. He informed that the court would send summons to Income Tax (IT), Enforcement Directorate (ED), Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Finance Ministry, Registrar of Companies and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in connection with this case.

Jodhpur Sessions Court rejects Asaram Bapu's bail plea

January 08, 2016 11:55 am

Jodhpur, Jan 08 (ANI): Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is in jail since September 2013 for allegedly raping a minor, was on Friday denied bail by a court in Jodhpur. Lawyer Pramod Kumar Verma on Friday said that the verdict on Asaram Bapu was scheduled for today. He also said that the court rejected the plea and said that it is not the right time for a bail and conditions are not favorable.