Everything you need to know about Pondicherry Courts: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Pondicherry Courts: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) "Black" fame actress Ayesha Kapur enjoys shopping for accessories so much that she decided to make it her business and launched her own label - Ayesha Accessories.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In a move to plug distribution leakages the government will start direct transfer of cash subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) in 20 districts from June 1.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has expressed "displeasure" over availability of just 13 judges per million in India as against 50 per million in developed and 35-40 per million in developing countries, and called on the government to "make all out efforts" to fill the vacancies.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar has said that since shortage of judges is one of the reasons affecting disposal, the government has decided in May, 2012 that number of judges in the subordinate judiciary needs to be doubled in five years.
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Courts in Pakistan have disqualified former president Pervez Musharraf for contesting parliamentary elections for suspending the constitution and imposing emergency in 2007 during his rule, lawyers said Tuesday.
Vishakapatnam, April 15 (ANI): The annual ban on fishing in Vishakapatnam commenced from Monday and would continue till May 31, pushing the local fishermen into a net of financial burden and lack of supply.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) expressed its regret over today's Supreme Court judgement rejecting Devinder Singh Bhullar's plea to
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot has directed the authorities concerned to expeditiously distribute Rs 3,270 crore to claimants realised from the sale of assets of defunct companies.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Citing the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape incident, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said reforms have been made in laws pertaining to crimes against women, but acknowledged and agreed that more needs to be done.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said there is a need to sensitise the judiciary on gender issues.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Mamohan Singh Sunday said reforms have been made in the laws pertaining to crimes against women but admitted that more needs to be done.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the Conference of Chief Ministers (CMs) and Chief Justices (CJs) of High Courts at Vigyan Bhawan here today.
Islamabad, Apr. 5 (ANI): Election authorities in Pakistan have begun forcing candidates for parliament to prove their Islamic credentials, often in front of TV cameras, in a test of whether any space remains for secularism in the country's politics.
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) An increasing number of films is being shot at picturesque international locales, but the unit of upcoming Tamil thriller "Netru Indru" shot the movie in uninhospitable forests of Tamil Nadu and on edges of bordering states. The director admits it was challenging.
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): The Special Judge for CBI cases, Tis Hazari Courts, New Delhi has sentenced O.P.Sharma, formrt Deputy Inspector General of CBI to undergo a year's rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs.50,000 each under Sections 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the PC Act, 1988 in connection with a bribery case.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Pressing for transparency in the appointment of judges, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday said the collegium system needs to be revisited.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the New Delhi Bar Association (NDBA) and an advocate, whose chamber was sealed by the lawyers' group over his alleged "abusive behaviour", to settle their dispute out of court.
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) Courts in China convicted and punished a total of 5.24 million criminals from 2008 to 2012, the country's top judge said in a report published Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The union budget 2013-14 Thursday earmarked Rs.1,815.47 crore for computerisation, augmentation of the judicial infrastructure, reforms and erasing the backlog of over three crore cases.
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (IANS) MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was Tuesday admitted to a hospital here after he complained of severe stomach pain.
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Nearly 40 days after he was arrested in a hate speech case, MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi walked out of jail Saturday.
Islamabad, Feb.8 (ANI): Courts in Pakistan and the nation's army appear to have locked horns over what is the best way to deliver justice to incarcerated suspected militants.
Pondicherry University MCA results have been declared. The result of all the semesters has been announced by the Pondicherry University.
New Delhi, Jan. 24 (ANI): About 37 officers of the Customs and Central Excise and the Enforcement Directorate have been selected for the Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for 'Specially distinguished record of service'.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Men make cautious buyers, but Indian men are even more conservative and traditional when it comes to their dressing style, feels British designer Fabian Lintott, who is currently in India to launch a new range of bags.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet will start commercial flights between the national capital and Karnataka's second largest city Mysore Jan 14.
Chennai, Jan 1 (ANI): As the nation continues to mourn the death of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has demanded harsher punishment, including 'death penalty and chemical castration' for those accused.
Tirupati, Dec 27 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday called for exploring the antiquity of Telugu language and civilization and for making every effort for its healthy growth and development.
Tirupati, Dec. 27 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday called upon all stakeholders to provide greater exposure to Indian languages so that the creativity embedded in Indian literature is spread across the world.
New Delhi, Dec. 13 (ANI): A Delhi court on Thursday rejected the police plea for lie-detector test on the two Zee news editors and granted permission for only voice tests in Rs 100 crore alleged extortion case filed by Congress MP and steel tycoon Naveen Jindal.
Rawalpindi, Dec 11 (ANI): The Punjab government has decided to hold a monthly review of the performance of all prosecutors attached with Anti-Terrorism Courts following a revelation that an extraordinarily high number of the accused in terrorism and kidnapping for ransom cases have been acquitted.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh provided the maximum number of 7,600 soldiers to the Indian Army in 2011-12 compared to none by Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Pondicherry, parliament was told Monday.
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): More than ten years ago a friend from Islamabad told me to join MQM. He said this party will play an important role in Pakistani politics and might help to resolve the Kashmir dispute as help. He said they will benefit from your wisdom, know - how and dedication and you will also get some rewards for the long life struggle for liberation of Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The innovative Project Humsufar against HIV/AIDS been able to reach over 38,000 truckers to create mass awareness amongst them in high prevalence states like Rajasthan, Haryana, Pondicherry, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, its initiator says.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government is set to retain in Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill the controversial provision that gags judges of higher judiciary from making observation in courts during hearing of cases.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) India and France are set to further their diplomatic and cultural ties January 2013, as the French festival in India, "Bon Jour", opens again under the aegis of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Filmmakers Karan Johar and Shekhar Kapur can't stop praising Oscar?winning filmmaker Ang Lee's "Life Of Pi", based on Yann Martel's Booker Prize winning novel of the same name.
Judges of Egypt have called for a nationwide strike till the decree is lifted by President Mohammed Morsi.
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Oscar?winning filmmaker Ang Lee's "Life Of Pi" has garnered an opening collection of Rs.3.5 crore in India.
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Acclaimed dance and entertainment troupe Moulin Rouge has made inroads to Indian television with Channel V's youth show "D3: Dil Dosti Dance".
Film: "Life of Pi"; Director: Ang Lee; Cast: Irrfan, Suraj Sharma, Tabu, Adil Hussain, Ayush Tandon, Gerard Depardieu, Rafe Spall; Rating:***
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): In continuation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India for members of the institute on July 6, 2012, the institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Taxmann on November 12.
London, Nov. 3 (ANI): Manchester United legend Gary Neville has blasted British Prime Minister David Cameron for wading into the row over racism in football.
New Delhi/Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Nilam, a cyclonic storm centred over the Bay of Bengal, is expected to cross the coast of northern Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh by Wednesday, the Met Office said Tuesday.
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher gifted a copy of his book "The Best Thing About You Is You" to Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee, who is currently in the country to promote his movie "Life Of Pi".
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan says director Ang Lee has used 3D in "Life Of Pi" in a very poetic manner.
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Ang Lee wanted to explore Indian culture while shooting for his much awaited movie "Life Of Pi" in the country. He says in the process he has discovered that Indian children have "the best smile" and are "always happy".
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Congress Party leader Sandeep Dikshit has said that allegations against Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari are out in the public domain and investigation agencies would look into the matter.
New Delhi, Oct.19 (ANI): The Additional Sessions Judge, Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi has convicted two accused persons-Rashid Ahmed and Narun Nahar Lovely, both Bangladeshi nationals, and sentenced them to undergo seven years rigorous imprisonment under Sections 489 B and 489 C of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) with a fine of Rs. 1,00,000/- each.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the high courts to pronounce their verdicts as expeditiously as possible in the cases involving the personal liberty of a person and more so when total detention period is not more than one year or less.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said the "devastating" increase in the incidents of rape and crime against women is a matter of prime concern both nationally and internationally.
London, October 7 (ANI): Kelly Brook, who arrived at the 'Look Fashion Show' in London on Saturday, appeared to be channelling the hit American drama's fashion heyday in a very retro outfit.
Islamabad, Oct. 5 (ANI): Referring to the court directive where a woman accused of running a brothel in Peshawar was asked to attend sermons at a mosque in repentance for her 'bad deeds', an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said that courts should stay away from the confines of religion and conform to standard judicial procedure.
Pondicherry, Sept 23 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO), V Narayanasamy, on Sunday, ruled out the possibility of the government falling out, and said the government was in majority as they had the requisite numbers in the parliament.
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 185 people facing trial over the violence during anti-Islam US film protests staged in different cities of Pakistan this past week, have been sent into custody.
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) City court lawyers Monday struck work to protest against the government's move to create two more revenue districts, affecting the working of six courts across Delhi, the bar association said, describing the move as wastage of public money.
Islamabad, Sept. 11 (ANI): Courts in Pakistan are loaded with more than 1.6 million pending cases, and the reason for delay in the disposal of cases, is the shortage of judicial officers at the district level, said Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
Sydney, September 8 (ANI): Cressida Bonas, who is better known as Prince Harry's latest girlfriend, was the toast of Sydney's party set just a few months before she made international headlines, it has been revealed.
Mumbai, Aug 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the UPA Government stands committed to working with the judiciary to bring about improvements in the justice delivery system.
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) Courts should keep in mind weaknesses and constraints of the state and authorities before issuing directives and judgments, a Guwahati High Court judge has said.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Has Team Anna, which united the whole nation in the fight against corruption, given up its mission for a strong Lokpal Bill by deciding to disband itself?
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Convenor and chief of Janata Dal-united (JD-U) Sharad Yadav, on Saturday, slammed veteran anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare and his aides for painting all lawmakers in the same colour.
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed police chiefs in all states and union territories to ensure compliance of its direction that no material, including films of any VLT, be put on the safety glasses of any vehicle or face action.
New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): Team Anna member Manish Sisodia on Friday said it is too premature to comment on forming a political party now, but added that the bottom line now is to take the movement from the streets to the Parliament.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, whose indefinite fast for a strong Lokpal Bill entered its eighth day today, accused the government of plotting a conspiracy against him, and said that he would be killed if taken to hospital for a medical check up.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday accused Centre for the ongoing impasse, adding that the government cannot forcefeed him.
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal apologized for the scuffle that broke out between Anna Hazare's supporters and mediapersons at Jantar Mantar here on Monday.
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare has accused Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, V. Narayanasamy, of lying in a bid to break his team by cheating the former, who is observing fast unto death to bring a strong Lokpal Bill.
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): As the indefinite hunger strike by anti graft crusader Anna Hazare entered into its third day on Tuesday, the Broadcast Editors' Association (BEA) has demanded an apology from Team Anna after the latter's supporters heckled media persons on Monday evening at Jantar Mantar.
London, July 30 (ANI): Over half of the criminals who were jailed after last year's London riots, are already back on the streets, it has emerged.
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): As the indefinite hunger strike by anti graft crusader Anna Hazare gathered steam, a group of young supporters held an aggressive protest outside the residence of Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, here on Monday.
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): As Team Anna's indefinite hunger strike entered its sixth day, close confidante of Anna Hazare and former top cop, Kiran Bedi, on Monday called on the Central government to come forward for dialogue.
India's president is the titular head of the state, enjoys certain powers and performs a variety of ceremonial functions. A lowdown on the Indian first citizen's roles and powers as the nation's 13th president, Pranab Mukherjee, assumed office Wednesday:
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Mukul Yadav of Dhampur Squash Academy, Uttar Pradesh, upset top seed Akhil Yadav of Jindal Sports Academy, Mumbai, 3-1 as the Coca Cola Squash Open Championship kicked off Tuesday here at Kendriya Vidyalaya Squash Courts.
London, July 16(ANI): British number one tennis player Andy Murray and his mother Judy are ready to vigorously fight against action at the High Court in London after legal proceedings were filed against them.
Puducherry, June 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will undertake a two-day visit of Puducherry from this evening.
London, June 26 (IANS) People who commit offences linked to the Olympics Games will be put in court within 24 hours under a "instant justice" initiated by the Crown Prosecution Service and other related departments.
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A federal judge has passed a decision upholding an Indiana law that bans registered sex offenders from accessing Facebook and other social networking sites used by children.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The presidential poll will be held on July 19 and the name of the new occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be declared on July 22, Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath announced Tuesday. The term of incumbent President Pratibha Patil ends July 24.
Mumbai, June 6 (ANI): Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare has reiterated that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh indirectly gained through the scam of coal block allocations worth billions of rupees.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the Delhi Jal Board chief executive officer and two members for their alleged failure to frame rules on installation fee and maintenance charges for water meters, to be paid by consumers.
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who called on Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here on Thursday, appreciated India's achievements in containing AIDS infections, polio management, reproductive health initiatives as also recent steps taken for TB management.
Pondicherry, May 28 (IANS) Delhi junior boys roared past Rajasthan 70-53 to enter the quarterfinals of the 63rd National Basketball Championship here Monday.
Pondicherry, May 28 (IANS) Local star L. Rangarajan scalped top seed K. Gunasekaran to lead the field with 7.0 points after the seventh round of the third KACC International FIDE Rating chess tournament (below 2200) here Monday.
Pondicherry, May 27 (IANS) B Kumaran, a class 9 student of Chennai's Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, overcame S Jayakumar to join the leaders with 4.0 points after the fourth round of the third KACC International FIDE Rating chess tournament (Below 2200) here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Street protests rocked parts of India against a sharp hike in petrol prices that the opposition denounced as an assault on the common man.
London, May 16 (ANI): A 93-year-old woman has been named as the oldest yoga teacher in the world by Guinness World Records.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A total of 25 teams will take part in the 66th National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy being hosted by Odisha from Friday.
Ghaziabad, May 5 (IANS) BJP leader Rajnath Singh Saturday advocated the introduction of Hindi and other Indian languages in the Supreme Court of India.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said media should know where the 'Lakshman Rekha' of reporting sub-judice matter begins while the Editors' Guild of India questioned the court's jurisdiction to frame guidelines for journalists.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday awarded four years' rigorous imprisonment to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) former president Bangaru Laxman for accepting a bribe from a fake arms dealer in 2001. The court also slapped him with a fine of Rs.1 lakh.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Demolished buildings, piles of bricks, an odd tree and colonial style homes arranged in artistic shapes are the symbols of new age 'land art' for a handful of contemporary artists from the West who have made India their muse.
London, April 27 (IANS) Spanish football club Barcelona's most successful manager Pep Guardiola Friday confirmed he is quitting at the end of the season and the club appointed his assistant Tito Vilanova as his successor.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch will be among various newspaper owners and news bosses who would give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry into media practices and ethics this week.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the central and state governments to create 10 percent additional posts of the total regular judicial cadre for subordinate courts to fulfil the constitutional mandate of fair and expeditious justice to people.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday did not accept the intervening application filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Jolly in a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of the election code of conduct in 2008.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan are likely to meet late in May in Islamabad to carry forward the discussions on terror and Hafiz Saeed that figured during talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Asif Ali Zardari. The meeting will also see the signing of an agreement on liberalizing the visa regime.
Actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu were honored with Punjabi Icons Award at a Baisakhi celebration in Mumbai, said an official.
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Well-known actress Priyanka Chopra and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu were honoured with Punjabi Icons Award at a Baisakhi celebration here, an official said.
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the Lokayukta bill in the absence of the opposition Congress, with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal saying it is "more strong and constitutional than Uttarakhand's bill".