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Court denies bail to 3 heads of realty firm

NEWS SCAN New Delhi: The Delhi high Court today denied bail to a top officer of Vigneshwara real estate group, who is accused of duping people who had invested in the company’s projects at Gurgaon and Manesar, to the tune of Rs 600 crore. Justice Vipin Sanghi dismissed the bail

Byculla jail inmate murder: PIL in Bombay HC seeking CID probe

NEWS SCAN A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking Criminal Investigation Department (CID) inquiry in the murder case of jail inmate Manjula Shetye inside the Byculla Jail. Earlier in the day, the Bombay High Court on Friday observed that issue of security of jail

K.K. Venugopal replaces Mukul Rohatgi as Attorney General

NEWS SCAN Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert K.K. Venugopal has been appointed as a new 15th Attorney General replacing Mukul Rohatgi. Venugopal was appointed by the Royal Government of Bhutan to serve as the Constitutional adviser for drafting of the Constitution of Bhutan. In 2015, he

RTI activist’s murder: Gujarat HC orders retrial

NEWS SCAN In an unprecedented judgment, the Gujarat high court on Thursday ordered day-to-day fresh trial in the murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethva. The CBI court had sometime back concluded the trial and verdict was due. Justice JB Pardiwala, following a plea in

15 SIMI terrorists sentenced to three-year imprisonment

NEWS SCAN Around 15 terrorists affiliated to Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were sentenced to three years of jail and a fine of Rs. 1000 was imposed on each for raising anti-India slogans within the court premises in Bhopal. Chief Justice Magistrate Rakesh Kumar pronounced the verdict. The

Illegal construction needs to be stopped in Delhi: HC

NEWS SCAN  It is “high time” that illegal construction, rampant in the national capital, needs to be stopped, the Delhi High Court has observed. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the people of Delhi and the public

ED issues show cause notice to Syed Ali Shah Geelani

NEWS SCAN New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate ( ED) on Thursday issued show cause notice Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for possession of Foreign exchange to the tune of US$10,000 illegally. The Kashmiri separatist are in a soup after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had on May 20