A special CBI court here has awarded death sentence to the prime accused in the Nithari murders Surinder Koli for raping and murdering a woman. Judge Rakesh Tripathi awarded seven years imprisonment to Koli's employer -- businessman Moninder Singh Pandher -- in the case.
The knock-on effects of the Ukraine conflict have led to a sharp increase in costs of energy, food and commodities and it must be mitigated for the sake of developing countries, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday at a virtual meeting of the BRICS.
Even as the Gyanvapi KVT complex row undergoes a legal scrutiny, CM Yogi Adityanath on Thursday harked back to the November 2019 SC verdict in favour of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, saying that people cutting across community lines had then welcomed the apex court order.
As more than 33 lakhs cheque bounce cases are pending in different courts and blocking judicial dockets, the Supreme Court on Thursday decided to experiment with the idea of setting up special courts headed by retired judicial officers exclusively to deal with such cases.
Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party president JP Nadda in Delhi. The development comes days after the leader quit Congress. «Three generations of my family served the Congress party over the last 50 years. Today, I have broken the tie with the party over issues of nationalism and unity,» Jakhar said after joining BJP.
The Supreme Court on Thursday imposed one-year rigorous imprisonment on former Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu in a three-decade old assault case in which a person had died. On December 27, 1988, Sidhu had allegedly hit one Gurnam Singh on his head following an altercation, leading to his death. However, a bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and S K Kaul rejected the plea for imposing culpable homicide not amounting murder charge under Section 304A of IPC on Sidhu.
Addressing a seminar on 'Revisiting the ideas of India from Swaraj to New India’ organised by Department of Political Science, Delhi University, Shah said, «Some people call India a country of problems, but we have potential to find solutions»
The US Embassy in India has announced that visa interview slots for student visa categories of F, M and J have been opened for dates in June and the first half of July 2022.
India has reported a total of 2364 fresh coronavirus cases across the country on Wednesday (the last 24 hours) and 10 deaths, taking the overall death toll to 524303.
«A number of low income societies are today confronted with the twin challenges of rising costs and difficulty in access to food grains. Even those like India, who have adequate stocks, have seen an unjustified increase in food prices. It is clear that hoarding and speculation is at work. We cannot allow this to pass unchallenged,» minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan said on Wednesday.
A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, BR Gavai and AS Bopanna invoked the Supreme Court’s extraordinary power granted under Article 142 of the Constitution to deliver “complete justice” and granted relief to Perarivalan, instead of referring his remission plea to the governor to take a call.
The bench also took into account that Indrani's ex-husband and co-accused in the case, Peter Mukerjea, had already been granted bail in the case. The bench granted her bail with the same terms and conditions which were imposed on Peter when he was granted bail by the Bombay HC.
"The report is a dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption. We must end fossil fuel pollution and accelerate the renewable energy transition, before we incinerate our only home... Time is running out,” UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said.
The ablution pond had been sealed on Monday on the orders of Varanasi civil judge (senior division) Ravi Kumar Diwakar. This was soon after a lawyer representing one of the plaintiffs in the Shringar Gauri worship case claimed the ongoing survey had revealed a shivling hidden under the water.
Hardik Patel alleged that it was almost as if the party didn’t want to do anything good for Gujarat. At the national level, its role was restricted to creating roadblocks at a time when the country was seeking solutions to various issues, he said.