Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicCriminal Cases

Topic: Criminal Cases

Nearly 5,000 criminal cases pending against sitting & former MPs, MLAs, SC told

UP tops list with 1,339 cases still pending for final disposal. Bihar is second. Amicus curiae Vijay Hansaria says Centre didn’t provide suggestions over the monitoring panel.

HC seeks Google, Twitter’s reply on man’s plea to remove conviction articles in criminal case

The man said he was convicted in a fraud and blackmailing case and was sentenced to nine years imprisonment. He was deported to India in July this year after serving the sentence.

Massive caseload, massive vacancies: Inside story of extraordinary mismatch at Allahabad HC

From 2000 to 2021, 1.71 lakh criminal appeals were filed with the Allahabad High Court, but it has decided on only 31,044 of them.

122 with ED, 163 with CBI — SC gets tally of criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs for 10 yrs

A report submitted to Supreme Court Tuesday provides details of pending cases against MPs and MLAs filed by the CBI and ED.

Declare criminal past of your candidates’ — Full text of SC order to political parties

The apex court said that politics parties publishing details of criminal background of their candidates in public will make the voter's 'right of information' more effective.

Lawmaker’s vote cast prior to conviction on same day valid, says Supreme Court

The court said to hold a lawmaker as disqualified even before he/she is convicted would 'grossly violate' his/her substantive right to be treated as innocent until proven guilty.

4,442 cases against MPs & MLAs still pending in courts across India, oldest dates back to 1983

Supreme Court says it is shocked by the report which shows that UP and Bihar top the list with 1,748 prosecutions still pending. Many cases have not even reached the trial stage.

Vikas Dubey, a criminal for police but ‘dabang neta’ with clout in all parties for villagers

Dubey is the prime accused in the murder of 8 policemen in Kanpur. But residents of his village say he always helped the poor and had good rapport with local cops.

SC asks 6 high courts to spell out strategy for quick disposal of pending criminal appeals

The SC bench noted that over 2 lakh criminal appeals have been pending before 10 high courts for almost 20 years.

Yediyurappa’s dalliance with mining barons cost BJP heavy. He hasn’t learnt lessons

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SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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