Legal

No playing of songs on New Year's eve without payment of licence fee: Bombay HC

December 27, 2018

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has restrained 98 restaurants, pubs and hotels across the country from playing certain popular film and non-film songs on New Year’s eve unless they obtain copyright permissions. The petitioner has made several well-known hotels and restaurants including five-star hotels respondents in the case. In the order passed earlier this week, […]

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ISIS case: Court sends 10 accused to 12-day NIA custody

December 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Thursday allowed 12-day custodial interrogation by NIA arrested on suspicion of being members of an ISIS-inspired group who were planning suicide attacks and serial blasts. NIA had sought 15-day custodial interrogation of the accused who were arrested from various parts of the national capital and Uttar Pradesh.  They were […]

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Bombay High Court notice to prosecutor who 'slapped' judge over decision

December 27, 2018

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has taken suo motu notice of an incident where a sessions court judge was allegedly assaulted by an assistant public prosecutor in the court premises. Assistant public prosecutor Dinesh Parate allegedly slapped senior civil judge K R Deshpande outside a lift on the seventh floor of the Nagpur District and Sessions […]

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Sajjan Kumar likely to surrender before court on Dec 31

December 27, 2018

NEEW DELHI: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar is likely to surrender before court on December 31. Sajjan Kumar had moved to Delhi High Court seeking extension till January 30 to surrender. The counsel said Kumar’s appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the high court verdict is not likely to be taken up for hearing before […]

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HC extends deadline to apply for Delhi Judicial Service Exam till Dec 24

December 25, 2018

The Delhi High Court has extended the deadline to apply for the Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2018 till December 24. A bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and A K Chawla said once the schedule for filling the online application form and last date had been declared as December 22, the same could not have been brought to […]

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PIL in SC against govt's move to authorise 10 agencies to intercept, monitor any computer

December 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court challenging the recent Ministry of Home Affairs order authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor, decrypt “any information” on computers. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks quashing of the government’s December 20 notification. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks to […]

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Delhi High Court orders National Herald publisher AJL to Vacate Delhi office in 2 weeks

December 21, 2018

NEW DELHI: In a major set back to the Gandhi-family owned Associated Journals Limited,  the Delhi High Court on Friday ordered to vacate its headquarters in the capital. Associate Journals has to vacate the building in the ITO area of ​​downtown Delhi in two weeks. The government reportedly inspected the premises a few months ago and […]

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Delhi HC rejects Sajjan Kumar's plea for extension of time to surrender in 1984 case

December 21, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea which sought more time for him to surrender in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.The former Congress leader was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by the court in a case pertaining to killing five members of a famil in the Delhi Cantonment area […]

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Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: All 22 accused acquitted due to Lack of evidence

December 21, 2018

MUMBAI: A special CBI court in Mumbai on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case today. The court acquitted all 22 accused in the case, citing lack of evidence.  Special CBI Judge SJ Sharma ruled the prosecution has failed to put forth any “documentary and substantive evidence” to suggest or establish the […]

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Case filed against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath Over his UP-Bihar Migrant Remark

December 20, 2018

PATNA: Newly elected Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has invited trouble for himself and the party with his remarks linking job deprivation to influx of workers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Now, a case has been filed against him at a court in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. On Wednesday a case was filled against the […]

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