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  • Sanjay Dutt urges court to allow him to surrender before jail

    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in 1993 bomb blasts case, on Tuesday urged a designated TADA court here to allow him to surrender before Yerwada jail in Pune instead of giving himself up before the special court. Judge GA Sanap, hearing the actor’s application, asked CBI to file a reply and posted the hearing on […]

    Need for judicial reform but through institutional dialogue:Sibal

    Newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday stressed the need for judicial reform but cautioned that it should be done through institutional dialogue and understanding. He said appointments to the higher judiciary must be through transparent processes which ensure that persons of impeccable integrity and high competence are appointed to these positions. Sibal succeeds Ashwani […]

    SC asks TN govt to de-seal stands in M.A. Chidambaram stadium for today’s CSK-DD tie

    The Supreme Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to de-seal three stands in Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium for today’s IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils. The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, TNCA has assured the apex court that the three stands with 12,000 seats will not be used in any other match […]

    SC turns down Dutt plea for more time to surrender to undergo jail term

    Supreme Court has refused to grant more time to actor Sanjay Dutt to surrender to undergo jail term in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. The apex court turned down plea of two producers seeking more time for Dutt to surrender to complete their films.

    Envoy: Germany opposed to death penalty

    German Ambassador Michael Steiner said on Friday that his country is opposed to death penalty but parried a question on whether his country has sought clemency for Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar who is on the death row. Germany has a “principled position” on death penalty and it does not amount to interference in […]

    1993 Mumbai blasts: SC dismisses Sanjay Dutt’s review plea

    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt’s hope of getting relief in 1993 Mumbai blasts case was on Friday dashed with the Supreme Court dismissing his plea seeking review of its judgment on his conviction and five-year jail term. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and BS Chauhan, which had delivered on 21st March verdict, refused to review […]

    SC to consider Sanjay Dutt’s review plea

    The Supreme Court on Friday will take up Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt’s plea seeking review of its March 21 judgement upholding his conviction under the Arms Act and sentencing him to five years in jail in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. A bench of P Sathasivam and B S Chauhan, which had delivered 21st March […]

    SC dismisses plea challenging Cairn-Vedanta deal

    The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in USD 8.5 billion Cairn-Vedanta deal and dismissed a PIL challenging its validity. A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra said that the decision by the Centre and ONGC pertaining to the deal was taken after due deliberation and the court cannot sit in […]

    Life term for three, 2 escape with 3-year jail term in ’84 riots case

    Three persons were awarded life imprisonment in a 29-year-old 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by a Delhi court which said the offences were grave as the victims of a particular community had been targeted and the acts of the convicts were most gruesome in nature. District Judge J R Aryan on Thursday gave life term to […]

    Anbumani Ramadoss granted conditional bail

    Former Union Minister and PMK leader, Anbumani Ramadoss, who was arrested recently in connection with a case filed last year, has been granted conditional bail by a local court in Kanchipuram. On 6th May 6, a local court had granted bail to Anbumani, arrested on 3rd May for offences, including unlawful assembly and rioting at […]