• Fri, Apr 20, 2018
  • Orders reserved on ED’s plea against Nalini

    Updated: Apr, 20, 201802:07 AM

    The Madras High Court has reserved its order on the plea moved by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) seeking to vacate the stay against the summons issued to former finance minister P Chidambaram’s wife...
    Orders reserved on ED’s plea against Nalini
    When the plea came up for hearing before Justice SM Subramaniam on Thursday, Nalini appearing party-in-person, submitted, “Though many lawyers had appeared for Manoranjana Singh, one of the accused in the case, ED preferred to summon only me for interrogation despite my lawyers appearing in the case. This shows that the move is politically motivated to damage my reputation.” Noting that receiving professional fee for representing an accused is not an offence, s h e said, every lawyer who represents a suspect in criminal cases charges professional fee. Opposing her arguments, additional solicitor general G Rajagopalan submitted that Manoranjana has offered a statement to the agency claiming that Rs 1 crore was given to Nalini as professional fee. To verify the claim, the petitioner has been summoned and her request to represent through an...
  • Grace marks for error in English paper: CBSE Grace marks for error in English paper: CBSE
    Updated: Apr, 20, 201812:31 AM

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to provide compensation of two marks to Class 10 students for a typing error in the English question paper.

  • Passengers could be compensated up to Rs 20,000 for flight delays, cancellations: Draft rules Passengers could be compensated up to Rs 20,000 for flight delays, cancellations: Draft rules
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201809:15 PM

    The compensation amount could be as high as Rs 20,000 if passengers miss connecting flights due to airline cancellations during the initial leg of the journey, the charter has proposed.

  • 8-year-old girl raped in Haryana's Hisar 8-year-old girl raped in Haryana's Hisar
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201809:01 PM

    SP Hansi Pratigya Godara visited the crime spot today and asked officials to nab the culprit as soon as possible.

  • Every 15 minutes, a child is subjected to sexual offence in India: CRY report Every 15 minutes, a child is subjected to sexual offence in India: CRY report
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201808:49 PM

    The analysis comes at a time when there is outrage in the country over recent rape cases involving minors in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua and Uttar Pradesh's Unnao.

  • BJP sees Rahul's 'invisible hand' behind Loya death probe pleas, demands apology for 'conspiracy' BJP sees Rahul's 'invisible hand' behind Loya death probe pleas, demands apology for 'conspiracy'
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201807:01 PM

    In its order, the Supreme Court said the petitions seeking a probe into Judge Loya's death were a serious attempt to scandalise and obstruct the course of justice.

  • Special judge who quit after acquitting Aseemanand resumes duty Special judge who quit after acquitting Aseemanand resumes duty
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201806:51 PM

    Reddy, was among the 11 subordinate court judges who were suspended by the Hyderabad High Court in June 2016.

  • Supreme Court website down amidst fears of hacking Supreme Court website down amidst fears of hacking
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201806:45 PM

    The officials, who requested anonymity, were non-committal on confirming whether the website has been hacked and said that the top court's information technology department was in touch with the NIC...

  • Get commitment that FB, others will not manipulate polls: Parliamentary panel to IT ministry Get commitment that FB, others will not manipulate polls: Parliamentary panel to IT ministry
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201806:17 PM

    Panel members at the meeting also said that India is still playing catch up on the issue of a robust IT data protection policy.

  • 48 MP, MLAs have declared cases of crime against women: ADR 48 MP, MLAs have declared cases of crime against women: ADR
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201805:27 PM

    Giving party-wise details, the report said that BJP has the highest number of MPs and MLAs ie 12, followed by Shiv Sena (7) and Trinamool Congress (6) who have declared cases related to crime against...