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Gujarat Riots: SC to hear on Nov 26 Zakia's plea against Modi’s clean chit

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday said it would  hear on November 26 plea of Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Narendra Modi. Zakia Jafri is the widow of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed by a mob in the 2002 Godhra riots. A bench

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None of you deserve hearing says Supreme Court adjourned CBI chief Alok Verma's case to November 29

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has adjourned CBI chief Alok Verma's case to November 29, saying that "None of you deserve a hearing" minutes after adjourning the case to November 29. Verma had on Monday filed his response in the top court on the findings of the CVC into corruption allegations against him. As soon

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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Former Bihar minister Manju Verma surrenders before court missing from weeks

PATNA: Former Bihar social welfare minister Manju Verma, wanted in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse scandal, surrendered in a Begusarai court on Tuesday.  Verma has been on the run for the last one month had moved Supreme Court last week for getting anticipatory bail. She has been sent to 14-day judicial custody. Lashing out at the

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IRCTC scam: Delhi Court directs RJD chief Lalu Prasad to be produced through video conference

NEW DELHI: Delhi's Patiala Court which was hearing the case related to the IRCTC scam,  directed RJD chief Lalu Prasad to appear before it on December 20 through video conference. Special Judge Arun Bharadwaj passed the directions after he was told that the accused could not appear before the court, owing to his ill health. His

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Calcutta HC directs implementation of counsellors in all WB schools

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court has directed the implementation of comprehensive guidelines to appoint counsellors in about one lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to protect students from sexual abuse. Justice Nadira Patherya ordered that counsellors will have to be appointed to all educational institutions in the state in a phased manner within

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Bhima Koregaon: Supreme Court adjourns hearing on Maharashtra’s plea against Bombay HC order

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of the Maharashtra government’s plea against the Bombay High Court till December 3. Five activists were arrested on June 6 under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, which requires a chargesheet to be filed within 90 days of arrest. A bench of Chief Justice

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SC to hear plea challenging constitutional validity of Article 370 in April

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court adjourned the hearing on a plea challenging the validity of Article 370 of the Constitution till April 2019, following a request by the state and the Centre.  The Centre had asked for the adjournment saying the current situation is very sensitive in the state. Supreme Court bench comprising Justices D

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Family of Kathua victim drops lawyer, says she seldom came to court

PATHANKOT: The family of the eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Kathua withdrawn J&K lawyer Deepika Rajawat as his counsel saying she seldom appeared for hearings in the case, officials informed on Thursday. The plea was moved Wednesday by the family before the court of district and sessions judge here which is

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