Tag: Court

Raja death: Court to hear Jessy’s bail plea on Mar 1

Balasore: Popular Odia television actress Pralipta Priyadarshini Samal aka Jessy, who is now in police remand at Soro jail on the charge of instigating her male colleague Ranjit Patnaik alias Raja to commit suicide, on Saturday moved the district sessions court here seeking bail.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
UTP jumps from court building; critical

Bhubaneswar: An under trial prisoner (UTP) has sustained critical injuries in his head after jumping from the third floor of a court building here on Tuesday.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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.” […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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) […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Over 13 lakh cases pending in Odisha courts

Bhubaneswar: As many as 13,18,988 cases are pending in different courts including the Odisha High Court for disposal, state law minister Arun Kumar Sahoo today said in a reply to a question in the Assembly. Out of the total cases, 4,05,483 cases were of civil in nature, while the remaining 9,13,505 were criminal cases, he […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
NHRC officer gets 7-year jail term for raping woman

New Delhi: A senior officer of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was sent to seven years in jail by a court here for raping a woman by concealing his marital status and marrying her.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
BJP leader Naqvi held guilty, gets bail

Lucknow: BJP leader and central minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Wednesday got bail after a court sentenced him to a year in prison for violating the model code of conduct in 2009. The chief judicial magistrate ordered the detention of the minister of state for minority affairs and parliamentary affairs but later released him on a […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021