Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: bail

Delhi Court denies bail to former JNU student Umar Khalid in Delhi riots case

Khalid has been in jail since 14 September 2020 and faces charges under the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Unfortunate if father & daughter can’t walk on road without facing lewd comments, says HC

The Kerala High Court declined anticipatory bail to the man who allegedly passed inappropriate comments against a 14-year-old girl and assaulted her father when he objected to it.

Marriage, assault by inmates & 2 years in jail later, why court granted bail to Ishrat Jahan

Former Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan was granted bail Monday in connection with an FIR over a conspiracy to hatch the Delhi riots. Here’s what led to the order.

Explosive report on Nawaz Sharif lands journalist in trouble. Pakistanis divided

Leader of Opposition and PML (N) leader Shehbaz Sharif said the story peels off a thick layer of a grand scheme employed to target Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz.

84 days, 5 court dates, no bail hearing: How case diary has held up Indore bangle-seller case

Tasleem Ali, who was allegedly thrashed for selling bangles to women by ‘posing’ as a Hindu, has been in jail since 23 August. Procedural delays have hit 5 bail hearing dates in MP HC.

SC to implement system for safe digital transmission of bail orders to jails

Court seeks to speed the process of releasing prisoners and has directed secretary-general of the apex court to submit a proposal on the scheme which can be implemented in a month.

Dominica High Court denies bail to Mehul Choksi after mysterious disappearance

Choksi, who has an Interpol Red Notice against him, mysteriously went missing on 23 May from Antigua & Barbuda where he has been staying since 2018 as a citizen after fleeing from India.

Delhi High Court grants anticipatory bail to journalist Varun Hiremath in rape case

The complainant has alleged that she was raped by Hiremath at a five-star hotel in Chanakyapuri on 20 February.

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in Dumka treasury case, to be released from jail

The court directed him neither to leave the country without permission nor change his address and mobile number during the bail period.

Former Madras HC judge CS Karnan, arrested for remarks against women & judges, gets bail

Justice C. S. Karnan was arrested last December and as many as 10 cases were pending against him under the IPC and the Information Technology Act.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


The Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.