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Dec 17, 2018
Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case; Delhi HC reverses Congress leader's acquittal citing 'abject failure by agencies'The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to life. The court observed that there had been an "abject failure" by the agencies investigating the riots as a trial court had ordered Kumar's acquittal earlier.
Sep 12, 2018
SC meted out ‘differential treatment’ to activists arrested in Bhima Koregaon case by granting them urgent hearingThe irony in the Bhima Koregaon case is that the Supreme Court did not trust the lower judiciary, which has the power to deal with the activists' arrests.
Sep 04, 2018
No relief for Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Purohit: Bombay HC refuses to stay framing of chargesA bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Naveen Sinha and KM Joseph said entertaining Col Purohit's petition at this stage might impact the ongoing trial in the case. The bench, however, granted Purohit the liberty to raise his contentions before the trial court and said it is not expressing any opinion on his petition.
Jul 04, 2018
Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter: Bombay HC says it cannot be 'affected' by trial court witnesses turning hostileThe Bombay High Court judge hearing the pleas the CBI and Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother filed said it only refer to the chargesheet in the fake encounter case.
Apr 25, 2018
Asaram Bapu and 5-year-old rape case: From skirting bail to murder of eyewitnesses; a look back at the caseA Jodhpur trial court will pronounce its verdict on the Asaram Bapu rape case on Wednesday amid tight security. The self-styled godman was charged with rape allegations and was arrested on 31 August, 2013. Asaram was charged of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram near Jodhpur earlier that year and was later sent to the Jodhpur Central Jail.
Jul 23, 2017
SC sets aside exoneration of former DMK minister by Madras HC; orders probe into disproportionate assetsIn a setback to DMK veteran K N Nehru, the Supreme Court has paved the way for further investigation into the alleged disporportionate assets
Jun 25, 2017
Delhi High Court says inadequate jail terms a 'serious threat' to societyUndue sympathy towards convicts by awarding inadequate jail term "undermines public confidence in efficacy of law", the Delhi High Court has said.
Apr 23, 2017
Supreme Court says alimony must befit status of both parties, spouse's capacityThe amount of alimony awarded to a woman must be befitting the status of parties and capacity of the spouse to pay maintenance, the Supreme Court has said.
Mar 22, 2016
Delhi court asks woman seeking alimony to find a job, stop being a financial burden to husbandA woman has been advised by a Delhi court to make sincere endeavour to find a job, saying she is well-qualified and cannot be allowed to sit idle at home to put financial burden on her estranged husband.