Judge held for raping advocate in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Aug 14 : The Hyderabad Police on Tuesday arrested a judge on the charge of raping a tribal woman advocate. P. Satyanarayana, a Junior Field Judge working in Suryapet town of Telangana, was arrested on a complaint by the victim, who alleged that he sexually exploited her with the promise to marry her, the […]

SC to hear PIL against siphoning off of SC/ST scholarships money

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The Supreme Court will hear next week a plea against siphoning off of thousands of crores of scholarships money meant for Scheduled Castes and Tribes students in various states. The Public Interest Litigation by lawyer M.L. Sharma claimed that the amount involved is Rs 18,000 crore and sought registration of […]

Bengal CID files chargesheet in Kolkata carcass meat case

Kolkata, Aug 14 : The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department on Tuesday produced a chargesheet against 12 accused persons in the carcass meat racket case, close to four months after their arrest, a senior CID officer said. The chargesheet has been produced in a case registered at South 24 Parganas district’s Budge Budge police station […]

Feel like baby again, says junior-most SC Judge K.M. Joseph

New Delhi, Aug 14 : Newly appointed Supreme Court Judge K.M. Joseph on Tuesday said that he “feels like a baby again” since he is the junior-most Judge of the apex court. “At the age of 60 plus, I feel like a baby again,” Justice Joseph said at a felicitation function organised for new apex […]

NRC: Centre submits SOP to SC for claims, objections

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The Centre on Tuesday submitted to the Supreme Court the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for deciding claims and objections of around 40 lakh people who have not been included in the final draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on July 30. In the 19-page affidavit containing the SOP, the […]

Tribunal awards 13.42 tmcft Mahadayi water to Karnataka

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Aug 14 : The Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday awarded 13.42 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of the river water to Karnataka as against its demand for 36.66 tmcft, said an official statement. “The tribunal has allocated Karnataka 13.42 tmcft, Goa 24 tmcft and Maharashtra 1.3 tmcft in its final decision,” said […]