Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: court

Court sentences ex-Army officer, another man to 5-yrs imprisonment for duping defence personnel

Rana and Panda had collected about Rs 29 crore from many defence personnel with a promise to give them homestead.

Mehul Choski’s rights will be respected, courts will decide future course — Dominica PM

According to a local media outlet 'Natureisle', Dominica PM Rooseveltt Skerrit said they have no issues in so far as the matter relates to Antigua and or India.

Goa court acquits former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of rape charges in 2013 case

Tejpal was accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague inside the elevator of a luxury hotel in Goa in 2013 and has been out on bail since May 2014.

There was more to Vira Sathidar than ‘Court’. He fought caste with theatre for 40 years

Vira Sathidar found prominence only in 2014 with the National Award-winning film 'Court'. But he leaves behind a rich legacy for the young generation of rights activists.

Tata vs Mistry, Ambani vs Bezos among biggest trials in the world coming to courts in 2021

With vaccines heralding a return to normalcy, next year should see courtrooms around the world coming back to life and some very important cases being heard.

No reasonable grounds to not link Rhea Chakraborty to drugs, says special court

While hearing Rhea's bail plea in drugs case linked to Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the court said there is a possibility she may tamper with evidence if released on bail.

Casteist judges? Justice V. Chitambaresh wasn’t the first, he won’t be the last

CJI Gogoi must condemn Justice Chitambaresh for upholding Brahmins, not Constitution. His comments don’t suit his constitutional post.

Cricket, coal, South Delhi: Economic mess that India’s courts created

With 3 crore cases pending, courts shouldn’t spend time on topics outside their purview.

Self-styled ‘godman’ Asaram found guilty of raping minor girl

The verdict was delivered in the Jodhpur Central jail premises Wednesday. Asaram was arrested in 2013 after a minor had filed a case of sexual assault.

Bankruptcies are booming in India, but where are the judges?

Ten benches with a combined 26 judges and technical staff are hearing more than 2,500 insolvency cases. A streamlined bankruptcy process is crucial for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempts to come to grips with a simmering banking crisis. 

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.