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SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

03 Sep 2020

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

The teen accused of murdering his junior inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram in 2017 was denied bail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

27 Feb 2020

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.

Delhi riots: Guns, petrol-bombs, swords, and hammers used in violence

27 Feb 2020

Delhi riots: Guns, petrol-bombs, swords, and hammers used in violence

For over two days, Delhi burned this week taking the lives of as many as 28 people, including a head constable and an Intelligence Bureau official.

Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

27 Jan 2020

Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

After actress Raveena Tandon and filmmaker Farah Khan, comedian and TV actress Bharti Singh had filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, thereby seeking quashing of an FIR against her.

Haryana: Harassed daily, girls of government school approach court

27 Jul 2019

Haryana: Harassed daily, girls of government school approach court

Going to school shouldn't feel like a battle, but for some students of Government Girls Senior School in Manesar, it does.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

25 Jun 2019

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving 20 year sentence for rape and murder, has sought 42-day parole for "farming his fields" in Haryana's Sirsa.

Even brother-in-law can be asked to pay alimony: SC

26 May 2019

Even brother-in-law can be asked to pay alimony: SC

Under the domestic violence law, the brother-in-law of the aggrieved complainant can be ordered to pay alimony, the Supreme Court underlined.

Punjab cop poured acid down man's mouth to get 'confession'

07 Feb 2019

Punjab cop poured acid down man's mouth to get 'confession'

In what appears to be a horrific case of prison interrogation, a sub-inspector of the Punjab Police was booked by the CBI's special crime branch for pouring acid into the mouth of a man who was arrested in a drug case.

Mother claims Punjab police's recklessness killed son, SC orders probe

09 Nov 2018

Mother claims Punjab police's recklessness killed son, SC orders probe

The Supreme Court has taken cognizance of a mother's plea and ordered a SIT probe into the death of her son in Punjab.

Self-styled godman Rampal, 13 followers get life-imprisonment in murder case

17 Oct 2018

Self-styled godman Rampal, 13 followers get life-imprisonment in murder case

A Haryana court sentenced self-styled godman Rampal and his 13 followers to life imprisonment in the second case of murder against them on Wednesday.

Helmets might become optional for Sikh women in Chandigarh

17 Oct 2018

Helmets might become optional for Sikh women in Chandigarh

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) advised the Chandigarh administration to make helmets optional for all Sikh women riding two-wheelers or sitting pillion, a practice followed in New Delhi.

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

05 Oct 2018

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, serving a jail term in two rape cases, was today granted bail in a case related to alleged castration of 400 of his followers.

Junaid Khan lynching: Main accused granted bail

03 Oct 2018

Junaid Khan lynching: Main accused granted bail

In a strange development, the main accused in Junaid Khan's lynching, Naresh Kumar, was granted interim bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

03 Oct 2018

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

Being the first Chief Justice of India from North-East, Justice Ranjan Gogoi has taken the oath a while back.

Punjab HC allows SAD to hold 'Pol Khol' rally tomorrow

15 Sep 2018

Punjab HC allows SAD to hold 'Pol Khol' rally tomorrow

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted permission to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to hold a rally at Faridkot tomorrow.

Forced sex in marriage is cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

08 Jun 2018

Forced sex in marriage is cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court said forceful sex in marriage amounts to cruelty and could be ground for divorce.

Former Sacha Sauda driver deposes in murder case against Gurmeet

09 May 2018

Former Sacha Sauda driver deposes in murder case against Gurmeet

A former driver of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has testified in court that a sect follower was killed on the directions of the self-styled godman.

After SC's tweak in judgement, surge in alcohol-shops on highways

22 Apr 2018

After SC's tweak in judgement, surge in alcohol-shops on highways

Road safety activist Harman Sidhu's incessant fight to make highways alcohol-free turned fruitful when the Supreme Court put a ban on liquor vendors 500 meters from highways in April 2017.

SC reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea in 1988 road-rage case

18 Apr 2018

SC reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea in 1988 road-rage case

The Supreme Court today reserved its judgment on the appeal filed by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict convicting and sentencing him to three years in jail in a 1988 road rage case.

A sneak-peek inside Tera Vas, Gurmeet Ram Rahim's bulletproof house

23 Nov 2017

A sneak-peek inside Tera Vas, Gurmeet Ram Rahim's bulletproof house

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan was a superstar and he lived like one.

Supreme Court says no to technical education through correspondence courses

03 Nov 2017

Supreme Court says no to technical education through correspondence courses

In a landmark judgment affecting millions of Students across India, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled against institutes providing technical Education through long-distance courses.

Honeypreet surrenders to Haryana Police after absconding for a month

03 Oct 2017

Honeypreet surrenders to Haryana Police after absconding for a month

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's adopted daughter, Honeypreet Insan, has surrendered to the Haryana Police.

Ram Rahim appeals against CBI court verdict in HC

25 Sep 2017

Ram Rahim appeals against CBI court verdict in HC

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has filed an appeal in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the rape conviction verdict of the Panchkula's Special CBI Court.

Dera Sacha Sauda spent Rs. 5cr to fuel violence: Police

07 Sep 2017

Dera Sacha Sauda spent Rs. 5cr to fuel violence: Police

Police have said the Dera Sacha Sauda spent at least Rs. 5cr to fuel violence in the aftermath of Ram Rahim Singh's conviction.

Honeypreet, charged with conspiracy to free Ram Rahim, goes missing

01 Sep 2017

Honeypreet, charged with conspiracy to free Ram Rahim, goes missing

On September 1, days after Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction, his 'adopted' daughter Honeypreet was charged with conspiring to free the convict.

Ram Rahim gets 20-year jail in two rape cases

28 Aug 2017

Ram Rahim gets 20-year jail in two rape cases

On 28th Aug, Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20 years in prison: 10 years each for two rapes he committed in 2002. The court stated that the sentences will run consecutively and not concurrently.

The making of a riot: How Dera followers planned mayhem

27 Aug 2017

The making of a riot: How Dera followers planned mayhem

It appears that the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda had made plans ahead of Friday's verdict against Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to cause mayhem in Panchkula.

Dera violence: Punjab & Haryana HC slams state, centre governments

27 Aug 2017

Dera violence: Punjab & Haryana HC slams state, centre governments

The Punjab and Haryana High Court called out the centre and the Haryana state government for their inability to control widespread violence following the verdict in the Ram Rahim Singh rape case.

This Supreme Court judge can be impeached, if found guilty!

17 Jul 2017

This Supreme Court judge can be impeached, if found guilty!

A probe against two sitting Odisha High Court judges saw the name of a senior Supreme Court Justice crop up during the course.

Ashutosh Maharaj: Court allows followers to keep his dead-body

06 Jul 2017

Ashutosh Maharaj: Court allows followers to keep his dead-body

The Haryana High Court has granted permission for the followers of Ashutosh Maharaj, a long-dead spiritual guru to keep his body in a commercial freezer.

Sonu Nigam controversy:HC says azaan, not loudspeakers integral to Islam

03 May 2017

Sonu Nigam controversy:HC says azaan, not loudspeakers integral to Islam

The Punjab and Haryana High Court said despite of Azaan being an integral part of Islam, it need not necessarily be played on loudspeakers.

BSF to return Bhagat Singh's Gun to Punjab

22 Apr 2017

BSF to return Bhagat Singh's Gun to Punjab

The BSF is reportedly considering a request to return Bhagat Singh's pistol, which is currently on display at the BSF museum in Indore, to the museum in Khatkar Kalan, Bhagat Singh's birthplace.

Complaint against Sonu Nigam over tweet

20 Apr 2017

Complaint against Sonu Nigam over tweet

A religious leader from Aurangabad has filed a complaint with the local police over Sonu Nigam's tweet about the use of loud speakers during prayers.

Sonu Nigam shaves head over Rs. 10 lakh fatwa

19 Apr 2017

Sonu Nigam shaves head over Rs. 10 lakh fatwa

In response to a fatwa issued by a Kolkata-based cleric who offered Rs. 10 lakh to anyone who shaves Sonu Nigam's head, the singer shaved his own head on live television, to claim the reward.

Sonu Nigam creates controversy after protesting 'azaan'

17 Apr 2017

Sonu Nigam creates controversy after protesting 'azaan'

Singer Sonu Nigam created a controversy when he took to Twitter to complain about being woken up due to a nearby mosque's azaan.

Justice Jagdish Khehar sworn in as CJI

04 Jan 2017

Justice Jagdish Khehar sworn in as CJI

Today, Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar took charge of the office of Chief Justice of India.

After Dipa, is there a hope for Indian gymnastics?

24 Sep 2016

After Dipa, is there a hope for Indian gymnastics?

At Rio, Dipa Karmakar created history by becoming the first Indian to make it to the final of a gymnastics event at Olympics.