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'Court' Actor Vira Sathidar Dies Due To Covid-19 Related Complications

Nagpur: Actor-activist Vira Sathidar, best known for featuring in the National Award-winning film “Court”, died on Tuesday due to COVID-19 related complications, filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane confirmed. The actor, who was…

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Odisha: Man Sentenced To 20-Years In Prison For Raping Minor

Cuttack: Special Court in Cuttack under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has awarded 20-years rigorous imprisonment to one Karunakara Kandi for raping a minor girl in Dharmasala on April 21, 2014. The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the convict. “Honourable court has awarded him greater punishment under […]

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Court Directs 'Chhapaak' Film Makers To Give Credit To Lawyer Of Acid Attack Survivor Laxmi

New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday directed the makers of Deepika Padukone starer feature film ‘Chhapaak’ to give credit to acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal’s lawyer in the movie. Additional Civil Judge Pankaj Sharma said it was necessary that advocate Aparna Bhat’s contribution is acknowledged. “This Court is of the considered view that facts are […]

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Laxmi Agarwal's Lawyer Aparna Bhat Takes Legal Action Against 'Chhapaak' Makers, Court Order Today

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on the complaint of Aparna Bhat, who happens to be the lawyer of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, against the filmmakers of “Chhapaak” seeking an interim injunction claiming that she has not been given due credit for her work. Civil Judge Dr Pankaj is likely to pass […]

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Shiv Sena Not To Mention Plea Challenging Maha Guv's Refusal To Give It More Time

New Delhi: The Shiv Sena will not mention in the Supreme Court on Wednesday its plea challenging the governor’s decision of not granting it 3 days time for getting letter of support for government formation in Maharashtra, according to the party lawyer. The lawyer representing Shiv Sena in the apex court told PTI that the […]

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Kathua rape and murder case: 3 convicts get life imprisonment

Pathankot: Three main accused in the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl from Kathua were on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here, lawyers said. Sanji Ram, the caretaker of the temple where the crime took place, Special Police Officer Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar, a civilian, have been convicted under […]

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CBI raids 22 educational institutions in connection with scholarship scam

New Delhi: The CBI on Monday said that it has registered a case and carried out searches at over 22 places in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh in connection with the alleged irregularities in Himachal Pradesh’s pre-matric and post-Matric scholarship scheme. A senior CBI official said, “A case in alleged irregularities in Himachal Pradesh […]

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Attack on EC squad: Pradeep Maharathy gets conditional bail

Bhubaneswar: A special designated court on Saturday granted conditional bail to BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy, who was arrested in connection with the attack on Election Commission surveillance squad. The court granted bail to the BJD MLA against sureties of Rs 50,000 and two bailers. Maharathy has also been directed to refrain from influencing witnesses and […]

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UK court issues arrest warrant against Nirav Modi

London/New Delhi: A court in London has issued an arrest warrant against fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi, accused in the Rs 12,700 crore bank, confirmed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday. According to the ED, the Westminster Court issued the arrest warrant against Nirav Modi on March 13. The Indian government had moved an extradition […]

Maharashtra can't ban dance bars in name of regulation, says Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said Maharashtra cannot ban dance bars by taking recourse to regulating them and trying to achieve indirectly what it can’t by a clamp-down. Noting that “Since 2005, no licence has been issued”, the court said: “There may be a regulation, but that does not amount to total prohibition.” […]

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ORHDC scam: Tainted IAS officer Vinod Kumar gets 3-year jail term

Bhubaneswar: A Special Vigilance Court today convicted senior IAS officer and former director of Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation (ORHDC), Vinod Kumar and sentenced him to 3 years in jail in connection with Rs 1.02 crore ORHDC scam. According to sources, Kumar along with six others have been charged of defrauding from ORHDC on the […]

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Court issues summons to Mallya under new law

Mumbai: A special court here on Saturday issued summons to absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya to appear before it on August 27. The order came following a hearing on a fresh plea filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The ED has sought action against him under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance in the over Rs […]

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Swati Maliwal Ends 9-Day Fast After President Kovind Approves Death Penalty Ordinance

  New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years. Maliwal, 33, went on an indefinite hunger strike at Rajghat and refused to break it despite failing […]

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Centre approves ordinance to award death penalty for rape of children below 12

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today approved an ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. Official sources said that the criminal law amendment ordinance seeks to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) […]

Odisha to establish 50 more courts

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said the State government has decided to establish 50 more courts while it has established 170 courts in the last four years. “Our state government is committed not only to the cause of justice, but also justice at the doorstep for the people of Odisha. In the process, […]

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Berhampur Mayor K Madhavi disqualified

Berhampur: In a major jolt to the Mayor of Berhamapur Municipal Corporation, K Madhavi, a local court disqualified her as corporator of the civic body on charges of furnishing false information in her affidavit during election. The disqualification was pronounced by the Ganjam District and Sessions Court in response to a petition filed by former […]

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Kunduli gang rape: Contradicting forensic reports raise eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: The role of State Forensic Laboratory is under scanner with starkly contradictory findings in its ‘preliminary inter-divisional report’ on Kunduli gang rape and its final report as experts claim that there is little likelihood that two reports from the same agency could be so divergent. “It’s not called preliminary but internal report based on […]

Man assaulted by two women moves court over viral video

Bhubaneswar: The man who was seen in a video that went viral on social media where two girls assaulted him alleging he was ‘unfaithful’ in a love affair, today moved the SDJM court here demanding justice and action against being humiliated in public. The Nuapada resident has alleged that the girls were threatening him and […]

Court summons Ola, Uber for fares violation

New Delhi: A court here on Monday issued summons to app-based cab service providers, including Ola and Uber, for allegedly not adhering to rules relating to fares. ad Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra asked the company to represent itself by the authorised representative on the next date of hearing, December 11. The court order came on […]

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Modi launches digitised system for apex court to go paperless

New Delhi: Initiating the digital era in the Indian judiciary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday launched the Integrated Case Management Information System (ICMIS) to help the apex court go paperless. ICMIS helps with digital filing of the cases called e-filing and enables litigants to easily access the information online. The Prime Minister uploaded […]

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Chitgate: Waytel MD gets 5-yr jail term

Bhubaneswar: A special CBI court here on Tuesday awarded five-year imprisonment to Waytel Chit Fund Managing Director Thakur Amardip Singh, who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of their money. Besides, Singh has also been asked to deposit Rs 100 crore with the court’s registry. On April 24, Singh, who was arrested from Nagpur, had pleaded […]

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Chilika boat tragedy: Boatman held after discharge from MKCG

Berhampur: Two days after the tragic boat mishap in Chilika lake, Rambha Police today arrested the boatman soon after his discharge from MKCG Medical College and Hospital here. Report said the boatman Bidesh Mallick alias Hatia along with other injured passengers of the ill-fated boat were rescued and admitted to MKCG hospital on Saturday. As […]

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Prime accused in ex-ward member murder held

Baripada: Two days after the brutal murder of Balai Soren, former ward member of Badaliya Ghingasahi under Khunta police station in Mayurbhanj district, police arrested the prime accused from Saraskana area in the wee hours today. The arrested has been identified as Kasinath Marandi. “I had managed tolerate the former ward member as he was […]

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Four looters nabbed, 13 mobile phones, 2 bikes seized

Bhubaneswar: Kharavela Nagar police today apprehended four looters and seized 13 mobile phones and two bikes from their possession. The arrested have been identified as Akshaya Behera (20), Sidhanta Nayak (19) and Guru Behera (20) of Bhattapada village under Mancheswar Police Station limits and Biswajit Nayak (23) of PHD Colony in Kedarpalli area under Capital […]

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Sum owner moves court seeking bail; hearing on Tuesday

Bhubaneswar: Arrested Sum Hospital owner Manoj Nayak has filed a petition in the Khurdha District and Sessions court seeking bail. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, said his advocate. The advocate also drew the attention of the court about the deteriorating health condition of Nayak. The court ordered the jail authorities to conduct the […]