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The European Union wants to set up a new court to prosecute Russia for the war in Ukraine. Will it work?
World

The European Union wants to set up a new court to prosecute Russia for the war in Ukraine. Will it work?

There has been a mixed record of arresting and prosecuting senior political and military leaders allegedly responsible for atrocities. History shows that even if Vladimir Putin is overthrown or otherwise loses power, there’s no clear guarantee that he will ever stand trial for the Ukraine war

Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann appears before court in two-year-old rioting case
Sports

Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann appears before court in two-year-old rioting case

During the appearance before the court of the chief judicial magistrate here, Mann was represented by former advocate general Anmol Rattan Sidhu

Vyapam case: Court sentenced five people to seven years jail term for rigging 2009 Pre-Medical Test
India

Vyapam case: Court sentenced five people to seven years jail term for rigging 2009 Pre-Medical Test

CBI Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Ranjan Sharma said that in the year 2009, Sanyogita Ganj police had registered a case of cheating against six people during the PMT examination. In the examination, two students had sent two other people to take the examination in their place

NIA court convicts five members of SIMI in Bijnor IED blast case
India

NIA court convicts five members of SIMI in Bijnor IED blast case

The court sentenced Husna, Abdulla, Raees Ahmad, Nadeem and Furkan, all residents of Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor, from three years to a maximum of seven years 10 months for various offences

Wandering on street late night in city like Mumbai when no curfew in place not an offence, rules local court
India

Wandering on street late night in city like Mumbai when no curfew in place not an offence, rules local court

The city police had registered the case against the man on 13 June and the Girgaon metropolitan magistrate's court passed its order acquitting him on 16 June

Murder case witness, declared 'dead' by CBI, appears before court
India

Murder case witness, declared 'dead' by CBI, appears before court

CBI had sought summons for the examination of witness Badami Devi, which the court had issued. However the central probe agency declared her dead and submitted her death verification report before the court

Pakistan PM Shehbaz tells special court he refused salary as Punjab CM, calls himself a fool
World

Pakistan PM Shehbaz tells special court he refused salary as Punjab CM, calls himself a fool

Shehbaz and his sons, Hamza and Suleman, were booked by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in November 2020 under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and Anti-Money Laundering Act

Delhi hate speech: Expressing dissatisfaction at police’s affidavit, SC asks to file 'better affidavit'
India

Delhi hate speech: Expressing dissatisfaction at police’s affidavit, SC asks to file 'better affidavit'

Delhi Police had told the top court that no specific words against any community were uttered at an event organised here by the Hindu Yuva Vahini’ on 19 December last year.

Shots fired at Rohini court in Delhi during scuffle; two Injured
India

Shots fired at Rohini court in Delhi during scuffle; two Injured

A Nagaland Police constable, who was deployed at the gate, intervened in the situation and a bullet was fired from his service weapon which hit the ground

Court extends Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik's judicial custody till 22 April
India

Court extends Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik's judicial custody till 22 April

The NCP leader was arrested on 23 February by the Enforcement Directorate in a money-laundering probe linked to the activities of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his aides

Court upholds order asking CBI to withdraw LOC against Aakar Patel
India

Court upholds order asking CBI to withdraw LOC against Aakar Patel

The judge, however, said the LOC was issued on wrong interpretation of law and not out of any malice or ill will, ‘hence, it is not a fit case to call for fixing the accountability of issuance of LOC’

NSE Scam: Anticipatory bail plea of ex-CEO Chitra Ramkrishna dismissed by CBI court
Business

NSE Scam: Anticipatory bail plea of ex-CEO Chitra Ramkrishna dismissed by CBI court

National Stock Exchange's ex-chief Chitra Ramkrishna has been on the radar of the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for sometime now and CBI had recently questioned her in the matter.

Anti-vaccine groups co-opt Novak Djokovic's visa fight
Sports

Anti-vaccine groups co-opt Novak Djokovic's visa fight

The men's world number one tennis player, who had long declined to reveal his Covid vaccination status before court documents showed he had not been immunised, won a stunning victory over the Australian government on Monday to overturn the cancellation of his visa.

Myanmar: Junta court postpones Aung San Suu Kyi's verdict till 27 Dec
World

Myanmar: Junta court postpones Aung San Suu Kyi's verdict till 27 Dec

Suu Kyi, 76, was due to hear the verdict on charges she illegally imported and possessed walkie-talkies — the latest in a catalogue of judgments in a junta court that could see her jailed for the rest of her life

Indie films making waves at global film festivals is often a sign of them subscribing to the Western idea of 'India'
Entertainment

Indie films making waves at global film festivals is often a sign of them subscribing to the Western idea of 'India'

The thing about film festivals is that those who judge films from a variety of countries are basically strangers to the realities of that country, aware of them only through narratives already in the media space.

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing
India

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing

The former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine stands accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague in the lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013

Supreme Court reserves judgment on issue of grant of reservation in promotion to SCs/STs in government jobs
India

Supreme Court reserves judgment on issue of grant of reservation in promotion to SCs/STs in government jobs

The Centre had earlier told the bench that it is a fact of life that even after 75 years, those belonging to scheduled castes and and scheduled tribes, have not been brought to the same level of merit as the forward classes

Australian government enters legal fight against Indian-origin teen's climate change case
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Australian government enters legal fight against Indian-origin teen's climate change case

A 17-year-old high-school student of Indian origin from Melbourne and seven other teenage environmentalists urged the court to prevent Environment Minister from approving a proposal to expand the Vickery coal mine in northern New South Wales.

Myanmar judge rules ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi's trial will continue on charges of incitement
World

Myanmar judge rules ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi's trial will continue on charges of incitement

Suu Kyi and her elected government were ousted by the military in February. A special court in the capital, Naypyitaw, is hearing various charges filed against her and several colleagues by the military

Mumbai court may issue warrant against Kangana Ranaut in Javed Akhtar defamation case
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Mumbai court may issue warrant against Kangana Ranaut in Javed Akhtar defamation case

Mumbai court said it will issue a warrant against Kangana Ranaut if she fails to appear on the next hearing date of 20 September