Anand Mohan J

Articles By Anand Mohan J

Gangster seeks phone and TV in Tihar, Delhi HC allows it

Gangster Neeraj Sehrawat, alias Neeraj Bawana, through his advocate Randhir Kumar, had moved a writ petition before the court claiming that his fundamental rights under Article 14 of the Constitution were being violated due to restrictions imposed on him by jail authorities.

Defamation case: Wrong to suggest I have mala fide motive against Akbar, says Ramani

Ramani told the court that her tweets accusing Akbar were not "defamatory and malicious". She told the court that she reactivated her Twitter account for a day to check the records and deactivated it again.

Delhi: Hit by cow, man finds justice 12 years later

Delhi court has convicted a dairy farmer under IPC sections 289 (negligent conduct with respect to animal) and 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others), and imposed a cost of Rs 1,000, failing which he will face simple imprisonment for two days.

Delhi: Transfer case to another court, says mother of December 16 rape victim

The victim’s mother, in her application, highlighted that the Supreme Court had dismissed the pleas of three convicts seeking review of its 2017 judgment upholding capital punishment given to them by the Delhi High Court and the trial court.

Delhi court directs police to issue 10 day pre-arrest notice to Shehla Rashid in sedition case

On August 18, Rashid posted a series of tweets alleging excesses by the forces against children and youths in the Valley in the aftermath of the government's decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's special status by modifying Article 370 and bifurcating it into two union territories. 

Bailable warrants against Shashi Tharoor for non-appearance in defamation case

Last year in November, Tharoor had courted controversy, while speaking at Bangalore Literature Festival, where he claimed that an unnamed RSS leader had compared the Prime Minister to "a Scorpion sitting on a Shivling."

Hardlook: Disquiet in the ranks

With wounds from the Tis Hazari clash still fresh, Delhi Police is striving to quell anger in a force otherwise known for its discipline. The Indian Express report on what it’ll take to rebuild the trust

Ayodhya verdict: Full house inside — and outside — Supreme Court

Over two hours before the Ayodhya verdict was announced, the lawn outside the country’s top court had become a venue for hectic conversations and speculation.

Days after arrest for ‘theft’, ex-Armyman dead in Tihar Jail

“The inmate jumped from the first floor of the control room in his jail. He was supposed to be counselled. We tried our best to revive him, and later shifted him to two hospitals,” said a Tihar jail official.

INX Media case: Delhi HC reserves order on Chidambaram’s bail plea

Justice Suresh Kait heard the ED’s arguments and suggested that if he reads the sealed documents submitted by the agency, he can put forward their submission to Chidambaram’s counsel without revealing crucial details.

Tis Hazari clash: Meeting between lawyers, cops cancelled; DCPs visit courts

This happened after coordination committee members of the district court bar associations found that only a Joint Commissioner of Police-rank officer turned up for the meeting.

Four lawyers on police radar for violence, they say not the full picture

The Indian Express tracked down some of the key faces on the video clips and CCTV footage that are on the police radar after the parking incident Saturday.

No end to standoff, Delhi HC appeals for peace: Preserver, protector of law must work together

Bench said its ‘no-coercive action against lawyers’ order was only for 2 FIRs filed against them on November 2 in connection with the clash.

Genome Conservation: The jackfruit man

Meet a 54-year-old from Kerala who has planted over 20,000 seedlings from over 23 native varieties of this tropical fruit tree.

Need clarity on ‘no coercive action’ order: Govt to HC

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice and sought response of the Bar Council of India, the apex body of lawyers, and several other bar associations of the national capital on the Centre’s plea.

No place for hooliganism, violence: Bar warns lawyers

The BCI said “our inaction and tolerance encourages” such “rowdy elements” and “ultimately results in contempt proceedings by the High Courts or Supreme Court”.

ED seeks dismissal of Chidambaram bail plea: ‘tried to influence witness’

The ED submitted that the manner in which the high office of the country was misused by Chidambaram for personal gain disentitles him from seeking relief, and giving bail to Chidambaram would be against “zero tolerance policy in corruption” and set a wrong precedent.

Lawless at Saket court: Advocates beat cop, litigants

Monday was the first day of a strike called by the Delhi High Court Bar Association and the bar associations of all district courts in the capital following violence at Tis Hazari, where a parking dispute between an advocate and a sentry of the 3rd Battalion snowballed into a violent clash.

Delhi Tis Hazari violence: HC suspends 2 ASIs, transfers 2 cops, orders probe

The bench comprising Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar, in a special sitting Sunday, appointed former Delhi HC judge S P Garg to head the probe and asked the CBI director, IB and vigilance department to assist him. It said the report must be submitted in six weeks.

Lawyers, police clash as row over parking in Delhi court turns violent

According to police, around 2 pm Saturday, an argument took place between advocates and a sentry of the 3rd battalion, posted outside the lock-up for inmates at Tis Hazari court.