Annoyed SC asks lawyer if his relative was raped

New Delhi, April 20 : The Supreme Court on Friday asked an advocate, who alleged that FIRs were not registered by police in rape cases which involve powerful politicians, if he had “any relative who was raped”. Expressing their annoyance, a bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice L. Nageswara Rao said: “You have nothing […]

Gujarat HC junks Ahmed Patel’s plea against petition challenging his RS win

Gandhinagar, April 20 : The Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected Rajya Sabha (RS) Congress member Ahmed Patel’s plea against the admission of BJP’s Balwantsinh Rajput’s petition challenging the Election Commission (EC)’s decision that resulted in Ahmed Patel’s victory in the RS polls last year. Justice Bela Trivedi dismissed the application by Patel who was […]

Bengal Panchayat polls: HC asks SEC to announce fresh schedule

Kolkata, April 20 : The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered the West Bengal State Election Commission to make a fresh announcement extending the deadline for filing of nominations for the coming panchayat polls and finalise a new election schedule. A single judge bench of Justice Subrata Talukdar, quashing the SEC’s April 10 order that […]

Sunanda Pushkar case: SIT tells SC it prepared draft final report

New Delhi, April 20 : The Supreme Court on Friday was told by the Delhi Police’s special investigation team (SIT) that after “thorough professional and scientific investigations”, it has prepared a draft final report into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. The draft has been sent to the Prosecution […]

Impeachment move against CJI bid to denigrate judiciary: BJP

New Delhi, April 20 : The BJP on Friday hit out at the Congress and other opposition parties for submitting an impeachment notice for removal of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, saying it aims to cover up their repeated failures in judicial battles. The BJP also said that the move was to “degrade and denigrate” the […]