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  • Court rejects bail plea of Samjhauta blast case accused

    A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court has rejected the bail application of Rajender Chaudhary alias Pehalwan, a key accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case. The court in Panchkula, Haryana on Saturday also extended the time for filing the chargesheet by the NIA against Chaudhary from 90 to 180 days. In his bail plea, […]

    Welfare boards for sex workers across India: AINSW

    In a bid to address social evils such as trafficking and violence against sex workers, the All India Network of Sex Workers (AINSW) plans to set up welfare boards across the country for the protection of their rights. AINSW, an umbrella network of NGOs working for sex workers, has decided to constitute these boards which […]

    MP court awards death sentence to 3 for rape/murder of girl

    A Madhya Pradesh court has awarded death sentence to three men for abduction, rape and murder of a four year-old girl in June 2012. Additional District Judge Indore, Indira Singh found the accused – Ketan, Jeetendra and Devendra, all aged between 20 to 26 guilty on Friday. The court, in its order, said that the […]

    Housing Ministry drafts Real Estate Bill to bring transparency

    The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has drafted a Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill to bring in transparency and accountability in buying and selling of residential properties. According to Ministry sources, the bill, which is under consideration, provides for establishment of a ‘Real Estate Regulatory Authority’ and ‘Real Estate Appellate Tribunal’ in […]

    Coalgate: Fresh case against Chhattisgarh-based company

    CBI has registered a fresh case against a Chhattisgarh-based company in connection with alleged misrepresentation of facts while applying for coal blocks and carried out searches at 11 locations across the country. CBI sources said in New Delhi on Saturday that Pushp Steel and Mines Ltd and several of its directors including Atul Jain and […]

    Zakia Jafri’s complaint contains all irrelevant things: SIT

    The lawyer defending the Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team which gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case on the complaint by Zakia Jafri, today said that “her complaint contains nothing but all irrelevant things”. Opposing the protest petition filed by Jafri against SIT’s closure report, its […]

    Lankan courts extend remand of 56 TN fishermen caught by Lankan Navy in twin incidents

    Sri Lankan courts have extended the remand of the 56 Tamil Nadu fishermen caught by Sri Lankan Navy on the 5th and 6th of this month in two separate incidents. The case of 26 fishermen was taken up by Kayts Acting Magistrate till next Monday. Mannar District Judge extended the remand of the other 30 […]

    SC relief to Mittal & Ruia, exempted from personal appearance

    Bharti Cellular Limited CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia on Friday got a breather from the Supreme Court which exempted them from personal appearance in the trial court in a case of alleged irregularities related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum in 2002. The apex court also said that the hearing […]

    FIR filed against TMC MP, Sudipta Sen

    An FIR has been filed against Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghose, Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen and two others for non-payment of salaries to a television channel run by the chitfund company. The FIR was filed on Thursday night at the Park Street police station by journalist and non-journalist employees of Channel 10 […]

    NIA to probe Italian marines’ case, trial on daily basis: SC

    The Supreme Court allowed NIA to probe the case against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen and asked the special court to conduct the trial on a day-to-day basis after the charge sheet is filed. A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir on Friday clarified that the special court, set up […]