Take steps to check crop burning: NGT asks states

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Delhi and four other states in northern India to check the menace of crop burning and impose heavy fine on farmers indulging in such activities. NGT has issued the notification after being worried over high pollution level and thick

Humour- Defense lawyer

A noted criminal defense lawyer was making his closing argument for his client accused of murder, although the body of the victim had never been found. The lawyer dramatically turned to the courtroom’s clock and, pointing to it, announced, “Ladies and gentlemen of the jury,

Uber cab driver gets jail for life for raping woman

An Uber cab driver gets life imprisonment till his natural death for raping a woman executive on the night of December 5 last year in his taxi. The court awarded the uber driver maximum sentence for the offence which endangered the life of the 25-year-old

HC issues notice to Centre

A PIL was filed before the The Madras High Court challenging the constitutional validity of Rule 3 of the National Highway (determination of rate and collection) Rules, 2008. A notice has been issued to the Union surface Transport Secretary on pretext of the PIL filed

Amazing Historical Premonitions

Luck goes by varied names viz. premonition, synchronicity, intuition, hunches, sixth sense – whatever we call it, it is a creative channel through which warnings or information in some inexplicable manner flow into our lives. A premonition is an impressionable forewarning of a future event.

Humour-A lawyer was on vacation

A lawyer was on vacation in a small farming town. While walking through the streets, a car was involved in an accident. As expected a large crowd gathered. Going by instinct, the lawyer was eager to get to the injured, but he couldn’t get near

A bench trial or a jury trial

A defendant was asked if he wanted a bench trial or a jury trial. “Jury trial,” the defendant replied. “Do you understand the difference?” asked the judge. “Sure,” replied the defendant. “That’s where twelve ignorant people decide my fate instead of one.”

CBI seeks cancellation of Madan Mitra’s bail

CBI has taken leave of Calcutta High Court to move a prayer for cancellation of bail of West Bengal minister Madan Mitra who has been accused of involvement in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. The leave of the court was taken after Mitra was