Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice I S Mehta also expressed dismay at the “step-motherly treatment” accorded by various authorities in the “management, upkeep and supervision” of children homes in Delhi. “The inmates of such homes have no voice. They are not heard.
Ramani was the first to name Akbar in a Twitter post October 8, following which over ten women also levelled sexual harassment allegations against him. In his statement Sunday, Akbar had named four other women who had accused him but filed the criminal defamation complaint only against Ramani.
The appeal was filed by the complainat Ranjan Samtan after a magisterial court had acquitted the accused for the lack of evidence. The state did not go for an appeal as it did not find any infirmity in the magesterial court judgment.
The bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V Kameswar Rao said that access to healthcare is every citizen’s right under Article 21 of the Constitution — protection of life and personal liberty.
The farmers set up temporary ‘shelters’, spreading tarpaulin sheets on the road for rest. Some were engaged in cooking on small stoves, while others played cards to kill time. And some just hummed along to folk songs.
The alleged assault took place on the intervening night of February 19-20 at the CM’s residence, when Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was called for a meeting. A case was registered on Prakash’s complaint.
Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash alleged that he was assaulted by AAP leaders on February 20 in CM's camp office when he had gone there for a meeting. Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders have been summoned on October 25
“The interest of justice requires that they (Prakash and others) be afforded a hearing in the present revision petition on the aspect raised before the court. Issue notice to all respondents,” the order said.
The court has fixed October 6 as the next date of hearing. Besides Lalu and his family, ED has named the former CM's party colleague and former Union minister Prem Chand Gupta and his wife Sarla Gupta and Lara Projects in the chargesheet.
Delhi’s 10 child welfare committees, tasked with rehabilitating 10,000 lost or rescued children every year, are often pulled up by city’s courts. But with limited autonomy, insufficient training for its members and frequent jurisdictional tussles, the road ahead remains uphill. Abhishek Angad reports:
Additional Sessions Judge Ashish Aggarwal said the prosecution failed to demonstrate that the accused had indulged in “continuing unlawful activity”, and the “approval” to prosecute the accused suffers from “non-application of mind”.