SC to hear telcos plea against TRAI order on call drop

New Delhi, March 3 : The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a plea by the Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) and Association of Unified Telecom Service Provider of India challenging the telecom regulator’s decision making it mandatory for telcos to compensate subscribers for call drops from January 1, 2016. The two […]

HC order on Pachauri’s bail cancellation plea on Friday

New Delhi, March 3 : The Delhi High Court on Friday will pass an order on a plea filed by a former woman research analyst who has accused environmentalist R.K. Pachauri of sexual harassment to cancel the bail granted to him. Justice S.P. Garg had reserved the order on February 11 after hearing arguments of […]

Delhi court to take up charges against five for spying

New Delhi, March 3 : A court here will consider on Friday a charge sheet filed by Delhi Police against five accused in a case of alleged supply of sensitive documents to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, official sources said on Thursday. According to the sources, the charge sheet was filed in the court of Chief Metropolitan […]

SC may allow BCCI to raise a few issues with Lodha panel

New Delhi, March 3 : The Supreme Court on Thursday indicated that it may refer to the Justice Lodha Committee one or two issues for restricted consideration. These have been flagged by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as impediments in implementing the committee’s recommendations, including one vote one State. The apex […]

Judges must confine to law, not venture into politics: experts

By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, March 3 : The Delhi High Court’s remarks on nationalism and love for the nation while granting bail to JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar were denounced on Thursday by senior legal experts. Judge Pratibha Rani’s observations are a part of a judicial trend which needs to be curbed right away, […]

CBI quizzes senior police officer in Odisha chit fund scam

Bhubaneswar, March 3 : The CBI has interrogated a senior police officer of Odisha in connection with Seashore chit fund scam in which lakhs of investors were allegedly duped of money totalling about Rs.1,500 crore, said an official of the probe agency on Thursday. Inspector General (central range) R.P. Koche was quizzed on Wednesday by […]