Monthly Archives: February 2016

JBT scam – SC rejects review petitions

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the review petitions of former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala and his son Ajay Singh in the Junior Basic Teachers (JBT) recruitment scam case. The apex court refused to review order of August 3, 2015 of quashing appeals against

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Motor Vehicles Act: HC puts ball in Centre’s court

The Bombay High Court today asked the Centre to consider amending the Motor Vehicles Act to bring in a more stringent penalty for those vehicles found plying without fitness certificates. “The Centre shall consider amending section 192 of the Motor Vehicles Act (pertaining to fitness

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Top Khmer Rogue leader appeals life sentence

Khmer Rogue former head of state, Khieu Samphan, has challenged the 2014 life sentence imposed by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) for crimes against humanity. Samphan stated that he was simply fighting for “social justice” in Cambodia and said, “I shall shout loudly

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JNU student’s bail plea transferred

The Supreme Court has transferred the bail plea of Jawahar Lal Nehru University Student Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar to the Delhi High Court. It noted that assuming exclusive jurisdiction over the case will send a wrong impression to lower courts that they are “incapable” of

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2013 riots case: Sadhvi Prachi surrenders in court

VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi has surrendered in a court here after successive warrants were issued against her for failure to appear in connection with a 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case. The court recalled the bailable warrant issued against her after she furnished a bond of Rs

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Man gets life for stabbing colleague

A man, who was accused of killing a colleague with a butcher’s knife following an altercation, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court which said the offence was pre-planned. The judge held 25-year-old Anil, resident of Jwala Puri in west Delhi, guilty