Bhima Koregaon arrests: Plea filed on Sudha Bharadwaj's behalf in Punjab and Haryana HC withdrawn to take up other remedies
A Habeas Corpus petition filed on behalf of Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the five rights activists arrested on 28 August in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case, before the Punjab and Haryana High Court has been withdrawn on Wednesday, with the liberty to take up other remedies as per law.
In a setback for cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Supreme Court has agreed to reconsider the quantum of punishment for the Punjab minister in the 1998 road rage case.
Bhima Koregaon raids: Late night drama in Faridabad as cops lead Sudha Bharadwaj to court despite HC order
The custody battle for activist Sudha Bharadwaj took a dramatic turn in late night action after Tuesday's sweeping raids by Pune police in connection with violence at Maharashtra's Koregaon-Bhima village on 31 December last year when Dalit activists clashed with upper-caste Marathas. Bharadwaj, arrested from her Faridabad residence Tuesday, is being taken to Pune against the orders of Punjab and Haryana High Court, her lawyers are now claiming.
Bhima Koregaon raids: Writ seeks activist Sudha Bharadwaj's release, calls police action 'assault on liberals'
The raids on activists by the Maharashtra Police were part of the investigation into the Bhima Koregaon violence and based on an FIR filed in Pune.
Punjab cabinet approves restoration of reservation for Scheduled Caste (SC) state government employees
In a reprieve to the state government employees belonging to Scheduled Castes, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved the proposal for restoration of the reservation of 14 percent to Scheduled Caste (SC) employees in Group-A and Group-B and 20 percent in Group-C and Group-D services for filling up the vacancies by promotion.
HC criticises Haryana officials for 'moral policing' interfaith couples, asks them to change mindset
A Hindu woman and a Muslim man had sought directions from the court to the Gurugram district marriage officer to not send notices of the intended marriage to their parents.
Punjab and Haryana HC leaves Sec 121 open to misuse by terming inciteful posts on social media as 'waging war' against India
The Punjab and Haryana High Court order in the Arvind Singh @Ghoga vs State of Punjab case where it stated that 'collecting men' on social media can amount to 'collecting arms' for waging war against the government leaves room for the misuse of Section 121 of IPC, will throttle free speech
Justice Ramalinga Sudhakar, Acting Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, was recommended for appointment as Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court.
Navjot Singh Sidhu faces heat in 1988 Patiala road rage case: Punjab govt asks Supreme Court to uphold his conviction
The Punjab government on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to uphold cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's conviction in 1988 Patiala road rage case
Junaid Khan lynching case: Supreme Court stays trial in Faridabad court, seeks Centre's reply on plea for CBI probe
Junaid Khan's father Jalaluddin, through his counsel, had filed the petition on 26 October last year in the high court, seeking a probe by an independent agency like CBI.
Supreme Court asks rape accused to share 'iCloud' password with survivor, says it cannot tolerate 'continuous blackmail'
The Supreme Court asked the convicts in a gang rape case to share with the survivor the password of 'iCloud' where they had allegedly stored her obscene photographs
CBI files chargesheet against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, two doctors for forced castration of 400 followers
The CBI on Thursday filed a charge sheet against rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and two doctors for allegedly forcibly castrating 400 followers of the sect, officials said.
Vikas Barala granted bail by Punjab and Haryana HC: Senior BJP leader's son accused of stalking IAS officer's daughter
Vikas Barala was on Thursday granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in the Chandigarh stalking case, ANI reported.
Haryana Police to double reward for information leading to arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda functionary Aditya Insan
Haryana police has decided to double the reward money from Rs 1 lakh to two lakh for information leading to the arrest of absconding Dera Sacha Sauda functionary Aditya Insan, who is alleged to be a key culprit behind the mob violence on 25 August
Ram Rahim Singh case: Dera Sacha Sauda chief's counsel deposits Rs 30 lakh fine with special CBI court
Ram Rahim was convicted by the special CBI court on 25 August, after which violence and arson erupted in Panchkula and Sirsa districts which left 41 people dead and scores injured
Supreme Court dismisses Pradyuman Thakur's father's plea seeking cancellation of Ryan school trustees' anticipatory bail
The SC dismissed a plea filed by the father of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur seeking the cancellation of the Ryan International School trustees' anticipatory bail
Around six lakh cases pending for a decade or more in various high courts; Bombay HC leads tally, reveals data
Nearly six lakh cases are pending for a decade or more in various high courts and the Bombay High Court leads the tally with over one lakh litigations
Gurugram school murder: Supreme Court reserves verdict on plea seeking bail cancellation to Ryan group trustees
The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea of the father of 7-year old boy, who was found dead in a Gurgaon school, seeking cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted to three trustees of the Ryan International Group.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed the trial court proceedings in the alleged lynching of 17-year-old Junaid Khan, who was stabbed to death on a train in June.
A deputy commissioner of police and nine other Haryana Police officers have been booked by the CBI for allegedly abetting the suicide of an assistant sub-inspector.