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  • Scribe gangrape:Fresh charges framed against 3 common convicts

    Days after sentencing four men to life term for brutalising a telephone operator in Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai, a local court on Monday framed fresh charges against the three common convicts in the 2013 photojournalist gangrape case. The additional charges were framed under section 376 (e) of the IPC for repeated offence after court […]

    Shakti Mills gang-rape case: 4 convicts get life term

    A court in Mumbai on Friday sentenced four persons life in jail for the gang-rape of the telephone operator that took place at the Shakti Mills located in central Mumbai last year. Meanwhile, the court convicted the five men for gangrape, criminal conspiracy, common intention, unnatural sex, criminal intimidation, wrongful restraint, assault and destruction of […]

    HC rejects Tejpal’s bail in sexual assault case

    The Bombay High Court on Friday rejected the bail plea of Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a junior woman colleague in a lift of a five star hotel in Panaji. Justice U V Bakre of the Goa bench of the court refused bail to Tejpal, who is presently lodged at Sada […]

    SC upholds Ansal brothers’ conviction, judges differ on sentence

    Upholding the conviction of Ansal brothers — Sushil and Gopal — in the Uphaar fire tragedy case, the Supreme Court on Wednesday referred to a three-judge bench the question of quantum of sentence to be imposed on them. A bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice Gyan Sudha Misra referred the matter of sentence to […]

    Gopal Kanda granted bail in airhostess case

    Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, an accused in airhostess Geetika Sharma suicide case, was granted bail by a local court on Tuesday, which restrained him from leaving Delhi. Additional Sessions Judge Yashwant Kumar allowed the bail plea of Kanda while directing him to furnish a personal bond of Rs five lakh with two sureties […]

    FIR against Sheila; HC to hear on 26th Feb plea of Delhi Govt

    The Delhi High Court has fixed for 26th February the hearing on Kejriwal govt’s plea to withdraw the appeal of previous Congress dispensation against a lower court order to register an FIR against former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in a corruption case. A bench of Justice V P Vaish, which had preponed the hearing on […]

    Verdict on plea of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case tomorrow

    The fate of three death row convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will be sealed on Tuesday when the Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on their plea for commutation of their sentence to life imprisonment on ground of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The judgement will be delivered by a bench headed by […]

    Tejpal charged with rape, police to seek day-to-day trial

    Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal was on Monday charged by Goa police with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a junior colleague, 80 days after his arrest, and could face imprisonment of more than seven years if convicted. Police filed a 2,684-page charge sheet against Tejpal, in jail since December 1, under sections354, […]

    Ishrat case: ex IB Special Director seeks copy of chargesheet

    Former Special Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) Rajinder Kumar, who was charged by CBI with murder and criminal conspiracy in Ishrat Jahan encounter case, on Friday approached a special court and sought a copy of the supplementary charge sheet. However, the court directed him to come next week stating that the charge sheet copy filed […]

    J-K minister booked on molestation complaint

    Jammu and Kashmir Minister Shabir Ahmad Khan was on Thursday booked by police on a complaint by a lady doctor, who is the wife of separatist leader Shabir Shah, alleging that he made an attempt to molest her. A case was registered by the Police under Sec 354 RPC (assault or criminal force on a […]