Binayak Sen case: Apex Court issues notice to Chhattisgarh

Binayak SenThe Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on a petition by human rights activist Binayak Sen seeking bail after he was awarded life imprisonment by the trial court. An apex court bench of Justice H.S. Bedi and Justice C.K. Prasad issued notice after counsel appearing for Sen mentioned the matter in the

Aruna Shanbaug to live, says Supreme Court

Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court Monday rejected a petition for the mercy killing of Aruna Shanbaug, who has been in a “persistent vegitative state” for the past 37 years after being sodomised by a hospital sweeper but permitted passive euthanasia subject to a declaration by a high court to this effect. An apex court bench of Justice

Former Indian Army general arrested after sentencing in court martial

Army authorities at the 11 Corps have put a former top general under formal arrest after he was convicted of professional misconduct and sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a general court martial (GCM) in a multi-million ration scam in this cantonment city Friday. Lt Gen. S.K. Sahni, who had been under custody of

Karunanidhi involved in 2G scam, Swamy tells CBI court

m karunanidhiJanata Party president Subramanian Swamy Saturday named DMK chief M.Karunanidhi as a co-accused along with former communications minister A.Raja in the 2G spectrum scam in his complaint to a CBI court here. Swamy told Central Bureau of Investigation judge Pradeep Chaddha that along with Karunanidhi, who is Tamil Nadu chief minister, “there are many more

Court pulls up government in Amar Singh tapping case

amar singhThe Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the central government and other contenders in the Amar Singh wire tapping case for filing a “very casual and vague” affidavit and asked them to file a fresh one. The apex court bench of Justices G.S. Singhvi and A.K. Ganguly said casual and vague affidavits have been filed by

Gloria Allred Court TV Show: “We The People With Gloria Allred”

She’s chased every ambulance in Hollywood, so it was only a matter of time before legal hound Gloria Allred invaded the small screen five days a week. Watch out, Judge Judy! Allred — who has represented everyone from celebrity mistresses to survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the Catholic Church — is partnering with Entertainment

Rajesh Talwar injured after attack outside court

arushi murder caseRajesh Talwar, father of murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar, was Tuesday attacked outside a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court. Talwar could be seen holding his head in pain as blood flowed out. A sharp-edged cleaver was seen on the ground as television cameras caught details of the assault and security personnel grabbed a young

Mumbai attack: Court reserves order on Kasab’s appeal

Mumbai terror attacksThe Bombay High Court Monday reserved till Feb 7 its order on the appeal filed by Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Kasab against the death sentence awarded to him for his role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. “The arguments undertaken by lawyers of (other accused) Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed concluded today (Monday), following which