Tuesday, 9 August, 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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Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.