Everything you need to know about High Court Building: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about High Court Building: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Akhilesh Yadav government came in embarrassment Thursday when the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court rapped it on its move to withdraw cases against terror accused.
Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday sought to know from the Uttar Pradesh government, the criterion of appointing government counsel.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia got relief Thursday as the Delhi High Court defreezed its assets in India, paving the way for the sale of the company's Chennai factory to Microsoft.
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Workers at Nokia India's plant near here were a relieved lot Thursday after an order by the Delhi High court allowed the transfer of assets to Microsoft International, said union officials.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) In a major relief to mobile handset maker Nokia, the Delhi High Court Thursday lifted the Income Tax department's order attaching its assets in India, including a major manufacturing facility in Chennai, clearing the way for the company to sell its business to Microsoft Corporation.
New Delhi, Dec. 12, (ANI): Echoing Congress president Sonia Gandhi's questioning of the Supreme Court's recent order on consensual sex between adults of the same gender, party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said matters relating to personal freedom should be left to the individuals involved.
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) In what is seen as a huge blow to the homosexual community, the Supreme Court's decision makes anal sex a punishable offence. Onir, who is the only filmmaker in Bollywood to have come out of the closet, was disappointed by the apex court's judgment.
Lucknow, Dec. 12 (ANI): The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday ruled that the Uttar Pradesh Government cannot withdraw terror cases without the Centre's consent.
Dubai, Dec 12 (IANS) An Indian national was found dead Wednesday in his one-bedroom apartment in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates(UAE).
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec.12 (ANI): People in India on Thursday joined hands against the Supreme Court's decision to ban gay sex and called on the country's still largely conservative society to exhibit a positive changing mindset.
London, Dec.12 (ANI): Activists gathered in British capital London on Thursday to protest against the Indian Supreme Court's decision to reinstate the ban on gay sex.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday refrained from taking sides on the Supreme Court's judgment on same gender sex between adults, saying the government should consult all parties and frame a law.
New Delhi, Dec. 12, (ANI): Expressing his discontent with the Supreme Court's verdict of describing consensual sex between adults of the same gender as illegal, Union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said the mindset behind the decision belonged to the 19th century
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A whole year has gone by, but their wounds refuse to heal. The anguished parents of the Dec 16 gang-rape victim live for the day the rapists will hang.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The government is considering all options before it in an attempt to restore the 2009 Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality, union Law Minister Kapil Sibal said in a tweet Thursday.
Washington, Dec.12 (ANI): The United States has expressed concern over the Indian Supreme Court's verdict to ban sexual relations between Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT).
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed her disappointment over the Supreme Court's verdict that consensual sex between adults of the same gender is not permissible under natural law, and will be treated as an offence.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday said she was "disappointed" over the apex court ruling on the issue of gay rights.
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took oath Thursday as Pakistan's 21st chief justice, succeeding Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, the man responsible for military dictator General Pervez Musharraf's downfall.
Nairobi, Dec 12 (IANS) Kenya will build five sports stadia across the country to bolster the chances of winning bids to host international sporting events.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) In a jolt to lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders, the Supreme Court Wednesday held that consensual sex between adults of the same gender is an offence.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Two convicts in the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape case told the Delhi High Court Wednesday that police did not follow the proper procedure while arresting them.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held consensual sex between adults of the same gender a criminal offence, leaving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community dejected. As scores from the community came out on the streets to protest the verdict, the government indicated they will take the legislative route on decriminalisation of same gender sexual relations.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) As the Supreme Court Wednesday upheld a law banning same-gender sex, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community said they were now vulnerable to "discrimination and violence".
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The government would look at the law dealing with homosexuality and exercise its prerogative in the matter, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said after the Supreme Court Wednesday held same-gender sex was an offence.
Mumbai/New Delhi, Dec.11 (ANI): Mixed reactions and responses continue to surface over the Supreme Court's decision to set aside the Delhi High Court's 2009 judgement that homosexuality should not be treated as a criminal offence, which had been challenged by anti-gay rights activists, social and religious organisations.
Pune, Dec 11 (IANS) A Pune court reiterated its verdict Wednesday and awarded death penalty to a state transport bus driver acused of killing nine people and injuring 37 others as he sped through the city's streets last year, a legal official said.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict holding consensual sex between adults of the same gender an offence, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday said homosexuality is just a bad addiction and added that yoga can cure it.
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) With the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that a same-gender sexual relationship is an offence, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Kolkata asserted that their fight would only get even stronger.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held consensual sex between adults of the same gender a criminal offence, leaving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community dejected. But they vowed to fight on.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Wednesday spoke against the Supreme Court order criminalising gay sex by overruling a Delhi High Court order that set aside Indian Penal Code Section 377.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) It is the Supreme Court's prerogative to test the constitutionality of the law and their verdict on homosexuality as an offence must be respected by the government, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Human Rights Watch described as "disappointing" a Supreme Court ruling Wednesday upholding a law that bans gay sex.
Lucknow/New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): All India Muslim Law Board member Zafaryab Jilani on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on gay sex.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): In a major setback for the largely closeted homosexual community in India, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said gay sex between consenting adults is a criminal offence.
London, Dec 11 (ANI): F1 driver Paul Di Resta has revealed that he might not drive for Force India next season, according to reports.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Wednesday pronounce its verdict on petitions challenging Delhi High Court judgment decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private.
Dhaka, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Bangladesh late Tuesday halted the execution of Abdul Quader Molla hours before the convicted war criminal was to be hanged, a leading Bangladesh daily reported.
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) In the wake of rise in crimes against women in the country, experts from various fields Tuesday demanded stringent laws for curbing atrocities against women.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted three months' interim bail on medical grounds to disqualified Rajya Sabha member Rasheed Masood, who is serving four years' imprisonment in a case of corruption and other offences.
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The demand for former Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly's resignation as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chief for alleged sexual assault became more shrill on Human Rights Day Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec. 10, (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court directive that only constitutional authorities should be permitted to use red beacons, and suggested that only the Prime Minister and the President should be entitled to use the red beacon lights.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a petition seeking that further steps for commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant be put on hold till the compliance of the apex court's 15 directions concerning its safety and disaster management.
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly should step down as chief of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) to restore people's faith in the rights panel, BJP MP Smriti Irani said here Monday.
Last month, when a Supreme Court ruling rejected a call for re-poll when the 'none-of-the-above' option wins an election, champions of the right to reject were crestfallen. The results of four assembly elections suggest the option, introduced for the first time, made no real impact. Yet it is the first step, and a major one at that, towards right to reject.
Mumbai, Dec.8 (ANI): The Bombay High Court has ruled that a married daughter is entitled to a government job on compassionate grounds on her father's demise.
Mumbai, Dec.7 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) probe committee, set up by the Supreme Court to investigate the spot fixing scandal, held a meeting with Mumbai police on Saturday, and is likely to submit its report before the apex court in the coming days.
Panaji, Dec.7 (ANI): Former Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury has reached a judicial magistrate's court here today to record her statement in connection with the Tarun Tejpal rape case.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a plea by the CBI challenging the Gauhati High Court verdict holding the agency unconstitutional after quashing the April 1, 1963 home ministry resolution setting it up under the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday declined to recall its earlier order sentencing Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav to 10 days in jail for misleading the court in suit against him and his wife by a businessman for debt recovery here.
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday made it clear that it will quash the Jet-Etihad Airways deal if there are any irregularities in it.
Shimla, Dec 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday categorically told the state government to shift 43 government functionaries "of doubtful integrity" from sensitive posts within three weeks.
Kochi, Dec 6 (IANS) Chief Justice Manjula Chellur of the Kerala High Court has a few firsts to her credit. On her 58th birthday, celebrated a day ago, she added one more first to her name, and it has to do with medicinal plants and traditional astrology.
Islamabad, Dec. 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has reportedly requested Islamabad High Court Justice to take swift action in Shoaib Akhtar's allegations against some players over match fixing.
Melbourne, Dec. 06 (ANI): Former Black Caps all rounder Chris Cairns has said he was "100 percent in the dark" about the allegations of match fixing by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Madrid, Dec 6 (IANS) The President of Spanish BBVA Primera Liga football club Sevilla was has been condemned to serve seven years in prison for fraud.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday denied relief to a Jamia Millia Islamia student against his expulsion for three years for misbehaving with a girl student.
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) She spent 13 precious years of her life behind bars on being convicted of conspiring to kill her husband before the Calcutta High Court acquitted her. But on Thursday, just a day after her acquittal, Aparajita Bose found her sons condemning her.
Dubai, Dec 5 (IANS) A 59-year-old Indian doctor, charged with molesting a woman while examining her, was let off on account of lack of evidence in Bahrain, a media report said Thursday.
Wellington, Dec 5 (IANS) Lou Vincent has confirmed that he is one of the three former New Zealand cricketers being investigated by the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption and security unit. The others reportedly involved in the controversy are all-rounder Chris Cairns and fast bowler Daryl Tuffey.
Islamabad, Dec. 05 (ANI): Islamabad High Court (IHC) has dismissed a petition challenging the special court for treason trial of former President General Pervez Musharraf under Article 6 of the Constitution.
Shimla, Dec 5 (IANS) The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh is reluctant to shift its elite, yet tainted, officials from sensitive posts in spite of a court order and has instead asked that it be reviewed.
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected a petition challenging the constitution of a special court for the treason trial of former Paksitan president Pervez Musharraf, Online news agency reported.
London, Dec. 04 (ANI): A UK High Court judge has reportedly revealed that Taiwanese mobile maker HTC is planning to release its next flagship smart phone in the UK between February and March 2014.
Johannesburg, Dec. 4 (ANI): A woman in the US has pleaded not guilty for driving with Google Glass.
Ranchi, Dec. 3 (ANI): The Jharkhand High Court has rejected the bail plea of fodder scam accused Jagdish Sharma on grounds that the charges against him are very serious.
Sao Paulo, Dec 3 (IANS) Work resumed in the stadium here that will host the first match of the 2014 World Cup after the accidental death of two workers last week leading to a suspension in construction activity.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday remanded Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav to 10 days police custody for concealing facts about a Rs.5 crore recovery suit filed against him and his wife by a Delhi-based entrepreneur.
Islamabad, Dec. 03 (ANI): Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has challenged the special court established for his trial for high treason over its head judge for being biased.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Did you know that former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati declared assets worth over Rs. 50 crore in 2007 when she contested for a seat in the Uttar Pradesh legislative council but had declared assets of only Rs 5 crore when she had fought the 2004 Lok Sabha polls?
Beirut, Dec 3 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees seeking shelter in Lebanon has reached 832,000, according to the latest UN report.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Taking strong exception to the absence of Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav and his wife in court regarding Rs.5 crore recovery suit filed against them by a Delhi-based entrepreneur, the Delhi High Court Monday directed them to appear before it Dec 3.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked cable operators and internet service providers not to illegally show upcoming Bollywood movie "Dhoom 3".
Los Angeles, Dec 2 (IANS) High cholesterol can lead to growth and spread of breast cancer, says a report.
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central Government, asking it give its response to a public interest litigation filed by the father of the 23-year-old woman student who was gangraped in a running bus in outer Delhi on December 16, 2012.
Panaji, Nov.30 (ANI): Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal on Saturday was arrested by the Goa police on charges of raping a junior colleague.
Panaji, Nov.30 (ANI): The Goa Sessions Court on Saturday rejected Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail petition in the sexual assault case, and he is likely to be arrested soon.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India's largest fuel retailer Indian Oil announced a 0.81 percent increase in the price of jet fuel in New Delhi region, effective from midnight Saturady.
Islamabad, Nov. 30 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has alleged that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party came into power after striking a deal with the United States.
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Kabul Saturday on a one-day visit at the invitation of Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Panaji, Nov.30 (ANI): The hearing of Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail petition resumed at the District and Sessions Court here on Saturday.
Panaji (Goa), Nov.29 (ANI): Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal on Saturday confirmed that he has joined an investigation started by Goa Police in connection with the sexual assault case filed against him.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday agreed to hear a plea of a sitting Goa lawmaker challenging the decision of union home ministry cancelling his Indian citizenship, by holding him to be a Portugese national.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The city government Friday told the Delhi High Court that it will complete, within six months, the rehabilitation process of slum dwellers, who were evicted from where they had been living before May 1998.
Panaji (Goa), Nov.29 (ANI): Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal left the crime branch headquarters of Goa Police in the Dona Paula area of Panaji on Friday after over two hours of questioning over his role in a sexual harassment case.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Police in the Maharashtra city of Pune Friday ruled out the involvement of any right wing group in the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar over three months ago.
Panaji (Goa), Nov.29 (ANI): Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal reached the crime branch headquarters of Goa Police on Friday evening, where he is expected to be questioned over his role in a sexual harassment case.
Panaji (Goa), Nov.29 (ANI): Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal was given interim bail by a Sessions Court here on Friday, after the latter decided to extend the hearing of his case till 10 a.m. on Saturday.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on the bail petition of Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad, convicted in a fodder scam case and jailed for five years.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on a bail plea of senior Gujarat police officer Narendra Amin who is in jail for his alleged involvement in Ishrat Jahan staged shootout case.
New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Friday fixed December 13 as the date for hearing the bail plea of former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav in connection with the fodder scam case.
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Whether the Great Pyramid of Giza or the Tower of Babel, humankind has always been reaching for the sky. But do you know about the crucial technologies that led to the development of the first skyscraper.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav's petition for bail. He is currently in jail following his conviction in a fodder scam case.
New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): Former Tehelka's Managing Editor Shoma Choudhury on Thursday said she has apologized for the procedural mistakes that she made in handling the sexual assault case involving Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, but strongly denied allegations of covering up this entire incident.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Punjab police chief Sumedh Singh Saini appeared in a court here Thursday on summons issued against him in a 1994 case of abduction of three members of a Ludhiana-based business family who are still missing.
Shimla, Nov 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday directed the state to file its objections to the revision petitions of the state cricket body and its president, pleading to make Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and three government officials party in a land row case.
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Tehekla editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal could be arrested soon, with the Goa Police Thursday rejecting his request for two days extension to appear before them. In Delhi, Tehelka's managing editor Shoma Chaudhury resigned.
New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): The 3 pm deadline for Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal to appear before the Goa police has ended.
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal sought two more days for appearing before Goa Police to answer charges of sexual assault against him, as the news magazine's managing editor Shoma Chaudhury resigned earlier in the day.
Karachi, Nov 28 (ANI): A Pakistani court has reportedly dismissed the petition of former captain Rashid Latif seeking court directions for the formation of a new cricket board and a fresh constitution.