Everything you need to know about Ranchi Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ranchi Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Ranchi, May 25 (ANI): In the name of faith and ritual, small children of four to five years of age walk on fire, in order to please Lord Shiva, a Hindu deity of destruction, during a festival in Ranchi.
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, allegedly at the centre of a Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam, surrendered in a court here Friday after his bail period ended and was sent to 14 days in judicial custody.
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's office (PMO), V. Narayanasamy, on Friday said that no one should interfere in the working of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and added that it should be given a free hand to investigate any matter.
Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas killed two people in Jharkhand's Gumla district early Thursday, police said.
Ranchi, May 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Wednesday ruled out any pre-poll tie-up in the state assembly and Lok Sabha polls in 2014.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to ban Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches, saying the apex court had already dealt with the matter.
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) Six people have been prosecuted for allegedly working together to blackmail government officials in the Chinese city of Chongqing with secretly recorded sex videos.
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) Rampaging elephants trampled two people to death in a village on the outskirts of the Jharkhand capital Ranchi Friday, an official said Saturday.
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) An under-trial, charged with the murder of his wife, committed suicide in a Jharkhand jail early Thursday, police said.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A state attorney has urged a court to reject the appeal of Michael Jackson's doctor, who has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter of the pop legend because there were no serious errors made by the judge overseeing his criminal case.
Ranchi, May 15 (IANS) A Jharkhand court here Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to a state Congress legislator Sawana Lakra and three others convicted in a murder case.
Ranchi, May 15 (ANI): A die-hard fan of Bollywood actress, Madhuri Dixit celebrated her 46th birthday with fervour in Ranchi on Wednesday.
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested industrialist R.K. Agrawal, who contested the 2012 Rajya Sabha poll as an independent candidate. The poll was countermanded by the Election Commission after Rs.2.15 crore in cash was recovered allegedly from Agrawal's vehicle.
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Ranchi, May 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will review progress in the security situation and development initiatives in the Naxal-affected districts of the Jharkhand today.
Ranchi, May 13 (IANS) A Ranchi court Monday convicted Jharkhand Congress legislator Sawana Lakra and three others of murder.
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) Jharkhand is all set to get Rs.800 crore for advancement of livelihood and forestry for ecological security, an official said Sunday.
Geneva, May 11 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland has refused to invalidate the wrestling governing body's presidential elections and give the green light to the organisation's congress in Moscow.
Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda surrendered in a Ranchi court Friday and was sent to 14 days' judicial custody. He was on three weeks provisional bail that ended a day before.
Santiago, May 10 (IANS/EFE) More than 500,000 dead people are still on the voting rolls in Chile, according to a member of the country's election board.
Panaji, May 9 (IANS) Crimes against children in Goa will soon be tried by a specially designated judge everyday, according to Goa State Commission Protection of Children's Rights (GSCPCR) chairperson Sameera Kazi.
Ranchi, May 8 (IANS) Four Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) policemen were killed Wednesday in Jharkhand when their vehicle collided with a truck, police said.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Congress remained "conscious of the parameters that have to be maintained" while the task of governance continues, the party said Wednesday after the Supreme Court expressed its displeasure in the coal blocks allocation probe and termed the CBI a "caged parrot" that "speaks in its master's voice".
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) The economic slump caused by the mining ban in Goa has forced Audi to change tack as far as sales strategy in the state is concerned, a top official said Wednesday.
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lawyers of a Russian political activist's wife, have filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights.
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) About 73.15 percent students passed the matric (secondary) examination in Jharkhand this year, an official said Tuesday.
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) A Pakistani student, charged with running over and killing an Indian teenager here, will take his case to Dubai's highest court to seek his acquittal.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan got admitted at the Betty Ford Clinic shortly before the court-mandated midnight deadline ended and avoided getting arrested.
Shimla, May 4 (IANS) While 'khap panchayats' (caste councils) in Haryana continue to frown on inter-caste and sub-caste marriages and punish those who do so, marrying outside one's caste is ever so profitable in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh - it'll get couples all of Rs.75,000.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its order on a petition seeking the review of its verdict quashing the first information report (FIR) in the disproportionate assets case against former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati.
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that he would study the observations made by the Supreme Court of India with respect to government not allowing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to function independently in cases that it was probing, and only then, would he take whatever action is necessary.
London, Apr. 30 (ANI): Primark has announced it will compensate victims of the factory collapse in Bangladesh that has so far claimed the lives of at least 382 people.
Ranchi, April 29 (IANS) Seven alleged Maoists were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand Monday, police said.
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Bull-fighting or dhirio, a sport in Goa where two muscular bovines brutallyb head-butt each other to the cheers of thousands of spectators, should be revived, a BJP legislator demanded Monday.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A Swiss NGO and a US-based Sikh group have sought UN intervention to "save" Devenderpal Singh Bhullar, whose petition seeking commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment was rejected by the Indian Supreme Court earlier this month.
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): British actress Parminder Nagra, who shot to fame in 2002's Bend it like Beckham, has settled a palimony lawsuit after her former husband claimed a share of her earnings.
Rome, April 27 (IANS/AKI) An Italian legal expert has criticised India's top court for ruling that a national anti-terror body will continue to probe the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fisherman, meaning the pair could face the death penalty.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday, hearing the petition of the two Italian marines accused of shooting dead two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast, said that the central government would take steps in pursuance of its Jan 18 judgment.
London, April 24 (IANS) A drunk nurse has been jailed for five years and four months for speeding off after mowing down a schoolboy cyclist, leaving him dying. She has also been banned from driving for five years.
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan's apex court has released a list of journalists who were allegedly paid by the information ministry through its secret fund, a media report said.
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Muslim parents whose children have not been allowed to wear headscarves or hijab to school in a southern Russian region have appealed to the Supreme Court.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce Thursday its order on the Italian government's plea against the invoking of a stringent act and the NIA investigation into the killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast by its two marines February 2012.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce Thursday (April 25) its order on the Italian government's plea against the invoking of SUA 2002 and investigation by the National Investigation Agency into the killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast by its two marines February 2012.
Sydney, Apr. 18 (ANI): A woman in Australia has been charged for racially abusing two passengers in a train that led to outrage among others.
Ranchi, Apr 18 (ANI): Soaring temperatures and a lack of rain has resulted in the drying up of waterfalls and rivers in Jharkhand.
Karachi, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that he is hoping to resume his career in little more than two years, although he has accepted that he will now have to serve the rest of his ICC ban after his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was rejected.
March 16, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred till 10.30 a.m. Wednesday the hearing of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's plea for six months' time to surrender, following his conviction in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia Tuesday appeared before a Delhi court following summons issued to them in a case relating to alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G spectrum.
Pune, April 15 (IANS) A Pune court Monday found German Bakery blast prime accused Himayat Baig, an Indian Mujahideen operative, guilty for his role in the terror attack which left 17 people dead, officials said.
Houston, April 14 (IANS) Top seed Nicolas Almagro of Spain beat Rhyne Williams of the US 6-2, 6-1 to seal a berth in the final of the ATP US Clay Court tennis championships here.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it respected the Supreme Court order dismissing the plea of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, challenging the rejection of his mercy plea by the president.
Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS) James Bond actor Daniel Craig and his wife Rachel Weisz attended an exclusive dine and sleep evening at the Windsor Castle, hosted by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
London, April 10 (IANS) Two members of a terrorist cell face jail in Britain after they admitted their involvement in a suicide bomb plot comparable to "another 9/11", a media report said.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Former railways minister Liu Zhijun has been charged with bribery and abuse of power, the authorities said Wednesday.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Former railway minister Liu Zhijun has been charged with bribery and abuse of power, authorities said Wednesday.
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Attacking the Congress-led UPA government, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday termed the diplomatic row with Italy over two Italian marines as an "insult" to India and advocated a pro-active foreign policy.
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Advocating a "proactive" foreign policy, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked how Italy had dared to take on India after its marines shot dead two Indian fishermen.
Ranchi, Apr 7 (ANI): Common man faces the brunt on Sunday as the 48 hour long shutdown called by the Maoists in Jharkhand directly hit the working class as they could not rope in any money.
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): Prosecutors in Brazil will open an investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over allegations of corruption for the first time.
Moscow, April 4 (IANS) Russian Olympic pole vault silver medallist Yevgeny Lukyanenko faces jail term due to vehicular manslaughter charges, local police said.
Ranchi, April 4 (IANS) The CBI Thursday conducted searches at the houses of 11 Jharkhand legislators in connection with the cash-for-vote charges in the 2010 Rajaya Sabha polls.
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The US has announced a $5-million bounty for Joseph Kony, head of Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel outfit.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday directed 23 states and five union territories to file status report on the implementation of the notification issued by them banning the sale of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco or nicotine.
Beijing, Apr. 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Actress and well-known microblogger Yao Chen is suing a newspaper for damaging her reputation, a Beijing court said Wednesday.
Beijing, Apr. 3 (Xinhua-ANI): A total of 156 judges died while on duty from 2008 to 2012, according to a Wednesday statement from the Supreme People's Court (SPC).
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): Late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's daughter has been granted asylum in Oman after she was thrown out of her Algerian safe-house because she repeatedly set it on fire in fits of anger.
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) Mining companies should be able to "support" workers, instead of laying them off following the mining ban, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa legislative assembly Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 2 (ANI): With the Narendra Modi Government introducing a bill in the Gujarat assembly that attempts to overhaul the process of appointing the Lokayukta, thereby virtually giving the full control to the state, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) adopted double standards on the issue, one for the Centre and another for the government ruled by it.
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) As the Supreme Court dismissed Swiss pharmaceutical chain Novartis AG's petition seeking patent protection for its anti-cancer drug, the company Monday said that it will discourage future innovation in India.
Washington, April 1 (IANS) America's top court is expected to rule on same-sex marriage in mid-June, but going by the growing tide of support for it, gays and lesbians have already won half the battle.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Health experts welcomed the landmark ruling of the Supreme Court Monday, rejecting Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG's attempt to patent its cancer drug, saying the dictum would ensure that patients get access to cheaper life-saving drugs.
Cairo, April 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt has prepared technologies and equipment to block access to websites with pornographic content, the deputy head of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority Sherif Hashem said.
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): Sixty percent of Americans think the federal government should legally recognize existing same-sex marriages and provide them the same federal benefits the government provides to heterosexual married couples, according to a poll.
Rome, March 26 (IANS) Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi Tuesday said he was resigning to protest his government's decision to send two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen, back to India to face trial, reported Xinhua.
Washington, March 26 (IANS) As the US Supreme Court hears two landmark cases on same-sex marriage, public support for such unions has witnessed a huge spurt with the coming out of several politicians on both sides of the political divide.
New York, March 26 (ANI): Whitney Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown has reportedly sued an American supermarket tabloid for reporting the couple was going to remarry before her tragic death.
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) Pakistan's election panel Sunday named Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, a former judge of the country's top court, as caretaker prime minister, officials said.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt's sister and Congress MP Priya Dutt Saturday thanked all those who had expressing their solidarity and support to her brother after the Supreme Court upheld his conviction under the Arms Act and sentenced him to a five year jail term.
Ranchi, March 23 (IANS) India's bureaucracy was "the most dangerous animal in the world", Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said here Saturday.
Patna, Mar. 23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government for falling in line with the Italian Government's demands that the marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen would not face death sentence or be arrested.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The two Italian marines facing murder charges in the shooting of two Indian fishermen off Kerala Coast last year reached the national capital on Friday.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Two Italian marines, undergoing trial here for killing two Indian fishermen, returned to India Friday to face prosecution, official sources said here.
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Reacting to the Supreme Court verdict on actor Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, superstar Rajinikanth Friday said he is "disturbed" and will pray to god on his behalf.
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) A rights group Friday demanded that the West Bengal government withdraw its petition to the Supreme Court challenging a Calcutta High Court judgment awarding arrested Maoists the status of "political prisoners".
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was sentenced to five years in prison in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, had suffered for 20 years and should be pardoned on humanitarian grounds, Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju said Friday.
London, March 22 (ANI): An 18-year-old school girl, who posed as a goth boy called Scott for three-and-a-half years in order to have sex with another teenage girl, has been jailed for three years on Friday.
Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) A youth who along with his three friends gang-raped his girl-friend, which led to her committing suicide by setting herself ablaze, has been arrested, police said Friday.
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): Reacting to Italy's decision to send back its marines, Minister of State for Home R.P.N. Singh on Friday said that the India's tough stand has worked.
Ranchi, March 21 (IANS) A senior CID officer and an engineering student committed suicide in the Jharkhand capital Thursday in two separate incidents, police said.
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Pritish Nandy is extremely "sad" for his "friend" Sanjay Dutt, who has been sentenced to five years in prison in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. He believes the second jail term can be detrimental for the actor.
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) T.P. Aggarwal, who is producing Sanjay Dutt's much-talked about film "Policegiri", is not bothered about the movie's budget or about the movie itself after the Supreme Court Thursday convicted the actor in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. He says he is only thinking about Sanjay's well-being.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the conviction of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt under the Arms Act in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and sent him to five years imprisonment. He was asked to surrender in four weeks.
Ranchi, March 20 (IANS) A girl who had set herself on fire after gang-rape by her boyfriend and his three friends March 17 near here died Wednesday, police said.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Italy's refusal to send back the two marines charged with killing two Indian fishermen is "outright unacceptable", Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Tuesday.
London, Mar. 19 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan, who pleaded no contest to reckless driving, lying to police and obstructing officers who were investigating a car accident in which she was involved in June, has been sentenced to 90 days in a rehabilitation centre.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Lawyers and activists Monday slammed the government for agreeing to retain the age of consent at 18 years in the anti-rape bill that it plans to introduce in the Lok Sabha Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini will not leave India till further orders, and directed authorities to ensure compliance with its order of March 14.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that for seeking the conviction of a person accused of causing dowry death, the prosecution has to produce evidence that establishes that the demand for dowry was coupled with acts of harassment and cruelty.
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) Hassled by increasing central and state taxes and staring at a mining ban-propelled recession in the near future, Goa's trade and industry captains have urged a status quo on the tax regimen for 2013-14 when the budget is presented on Monday.
Brussels, March 16 (IANS/AKI) The European Union (EU) said it hoped Italy and India would find a "mutually acceptable" solution to the escalating dispute over Rome's decision not to return to India two marines for trial on murder charges.