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Lost job for probing train delay, Sealdah magistrate reinstated 12 years later

July 09, 2019 10:49 am

Last week, after 12 years, the Calcutta High Court reinstated Mallick and said he was wrongly dismissed from service. The High Court also lauded his intentions even as it concluded that he had exceeded his jurisdiction.

Kamala Mills fire: Magistrate court rejects bail pleas of five accused

January 26, 2018 6:03 am

Fourteen people, including 13 patrons and one staff member of 1Above, died in the fire at the Kamala Mills Compound on December 29.

Magistrate likely to pronounce order on Zakia's plea tomorrow

February 06, 2014 3:48 pm

The pronouncement of order was deferred on October 28 for tomorrow.

Sanction mandatory to investigate public servants,says SC

October 02, 2013 12:17 am

It maintained that once it was noticed that there was no previous sanction,a magistrate cannot order investigation against a public servant.

Magistrate admits to clerical errors in statements of witnesses

August 31, 2013 3:55 am

The magistrate had been summoned to the court as she had recoded the statements of CBI witnesses Aseervatham Achary.

Gangrape victim’s tongue chopped off

July 12, 2013 1:27 am

Kin of accused had first tried to kill the minor

HC quashes summons against magazine CEO,seeks fresh order

April 11, 2013 11:58 pm

Delhi High Court has quashed a trial court order summoning the CEO of an American magazine Maxim.

Undertrial hurls slippers at judicial magistrate

April 16, 2014 3:47 pm

High drama prevailed in a courtroom at the Kurukshetra district courts complex on Wednesday,when an undertrial hurled his slippers at a judicial magistrate.

No need to seek report on domestic violence,complaint is enough: HC

May 23, 2012 12:51 am

Declining to dilute the “wide powers” of the Domestic Violence Act,the Delhi High Court has ruled that a magistrate can act straightaway on a complaint by a victim and does not need to first seek an inquiry report from a protection officer.

It is fine to tell police officers to **** off: Oz court

August 06, 2010 1:03 pm

A magistrate in Queensland has ruled that telling the police to **** off is completely fine since they have become immune to the 'F'-word.


JNU row: Umar, Bhattacharya surrender

February 24, 2016 6:32 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police last night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated on Wednesday for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students who, along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly shouted anti-national slogans at an event organised in the university campus on February 9.