Anand Mohan J

Articles By Anand Mohan J

Personal liberty precious to Constitution: Court after granting bail to Shabbir Ahmad Lone

Lone was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on July 27, 2007.

JNU sedition case: Delhi govt given a month to decide on prosecution sanction

The Indian Express had earlier reported that the Delhi government has decided to turn down the Delhi Police request to prosecute Kanhaiya and others, after the home department took a view that the February 9, 2016, event inside the JNU campus does not amount to sedition against the state.

Delhi court dismisses bail application of ex-DUSU president Baisoya

The ABVP leader was elected DUSU president on September 13. Soon after the polls, the NSUI alleged he had submitted fake certificates, and Baisoya tendered his resignation soon afterwards.

Shivakumar to be in judicial custody till October 1

Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar directed Shivakumar to be taken to hospital, and only after his medical condition is opined to be stable that he be sent to judicial custody in Central Jail, Tihar.

1984 riots: Court relief to woman who lost husband

When she finally got her chance to depose in 1996, she named a man and claimed he was the leader of the mob. But when the suspect was produced before her, she failed to identify him. She believed it was a minor lapse; instead she faced a 23-year trial for giving a false statement to the court.

Court raps IIT graduate who cited joblessness to not pay dues to wife, daughters

The man was earlier directed by a trial court to pay Rs 25,000 per month towards maintenance, in addition to clearing a six-month arrear, which he wanted to contest before the sessions court.

Delhi court extends D K Shivakumar’s ED custody

The ED had arrested Shivakumar on September 3 in connection with a money laundering case registered by the agency last year

INX Media case: Delhi court rejects P Chidambaram’s plea to surrender

The court maintained that if the investigating officer was not willing to arrest the applicant at this stage, his application to surrender cannot be entertained.

INX Media case: Will arrest Chidambaram at appropriate time, ED to court

Chidambaram’s counsel Kapil Sibal moved an application, offering that the Congress leader will surrender before the court.

Women should speak up…brought up to believe silence is a virtue: Priya Ramani to court in MJ Akbar case

She told the court, “It was important and necessary for women to speak up about sexual harassment at workplace. Many of us are brought up to believe that silence is a virtue.”

Enquiry ordered in 2016 case: Delhi court slams police for lying about drug raid

The court directed the DCP concerned to hold an enquiry in light of observations made in this judgment, fix responsibility of erring police official(s) and file an action taken report within six months. Police are yet to begin the enquiry, it is learnt.

Politicians, legal luminaries pay tributes to Ram Jethmalani

Ram Jethmalani passed away at his Akbar Road home on Sunday morning at the age of 95. He was cremated at Lodhi crematorium.

Court spells out steps to record Unnao rape victim’s testimony

District and Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma directed that recording of testimony of the victim will begin on September 11 and continue on a day-to-day basis until it is completed.

Predator more powerful than his prey, Priya Ramani tells court

Ramani made the submission while recording her statement in the criminal defamation complaint filed by MJ Akbar against her.

Delhi court convicts 4 men in 2014 Nido Tania murder case

Nido, son of former Congress MLA from Arunachal Pradesh Nido Pavitra, was beaten to death by several shopkeepers in Lajpat Nagar, who also made fun of his hairstyle and hurled racist slurs at him.

Cheating case: Plea against bail of SC ex-staffer junked

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Manish Khurana dismissed the police’s application after the complainant, Naveen Kumar, 31, failed to appear in court for the third time.

In judicial custody for 2 weeks in INX media case: P Chidambaram in Tihar

Kept in cell with western toilet; Delhi court order came after SC gave no relief

Anticipatory bail granted to Chidambaram in Aircel-Maxis, judge slams agencies

Special Judge O P Saini, in his order, said “the entire evidence relating to the commission of offence is documentary in nature and is not liable to be tampered by the applicants/accused”.

Money laundering case: Shivakumar sent to ED custody till September 13

Shivakumar was arrested by the ED in connection with a money laundering case registered by the ED last year.

Charge Shashi Tharoor with murder in Pushkar case: Delhi Police to court

Police also told the court that a medical report has opined that death due to natural causes has been ruled out. The development comes almost a year after police, in its chargesheet, dropped murder charges.

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