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25 Lawyers To Defend Former Satyam Officials

   12 January 2009 at 20:02

A battalion of 25 lawyers will defend disgraced former chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju and two other accused in the Rs.70 billion ($1.43 billion) fraud case.This was announced by their lawyer S. Bharat Kumar Monday soon after a ..

Posted in Corporate Law |   215 Views

Terror Cases Should Be Put On Fast Track: Former Cji

   12 January 2009 at 20:01

PUNE: In the back drop of Mumbai terror attacks last year, P N Bhagwati, former chief justice of India, on Saturday said that it is high-time the judiciary gives a serious consideration to terrorism cases by deciding it on a top priority. Bhagwati sa ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   148 Views

SC gives reprieve to Pawar, BCCI officials in perjury case

   06 December 2008 at 00:48

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and five other BCCI officials received a reprieve with the Supreme Court staying a Calcutta High Court's directive to initiate criminal proceedings against them for filing "false" affidavits in the Jagmohan Dal ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   270 Views

Petition in SC seeks federal agency to take on terrorists

   06 December 2008 at 00:48

A writ petition seeking direction to the Union government to constitute a national investigating agency to combat growing incidents of terrorist violence in the country has been filed in the Supreme Court.The petition filed by advocate Abani Kumar Sa ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   189 Views

SC stays HC's order on Commonwealth Games Village

   06 December 2008 at 00:48

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed all proceedings pending in the Delhi High Court regarding construction of 1,100 flats for Commonwealth Games village near the Yamuna river bank.The High Court had earlier on November three refused legal sanction and ..

Posted in Civil Law |   318 Views

Ignore delay in lodging of FIR in sexual offences: SC

   04 December 2008 at 20:20

New Delhi, Dec 3 (PTI) The Supreme Court has ruled that courts cannot quash a case against an accused involved in sexual offences merely because there was a delay in lodging the FIR."There are several factors which weigh in the mind of the prosecutri ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   331 Views

Tamil as court language only in a phased manner

   04 December 2008 at 20:20

CHENNAI: The Tamil language could be introduced in the High Court as an additional language only in a phased manner, former Judge, Supreme Court and Chairman, Law Commission of India, AR.Lakshmanan said here on Sunday.Addressing a seminar on Court la ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   388 Views

SC's guidelines on quashing of criminal cases

   17 November 2008 at 00:21

New Delhi (PTI): The Supreme Court has held that high courts should not quash criminal proceedings against accused unless the allegations, even if taken on face value, disclose no cognisable offence.Citing a number of earlier judicial rulings, a benc ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   275 Views

Pawar vs Dalmiya: BCCI to move Supreme Court

   17 November 2008 at 00:21

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Friday decided to move the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Courts directive to initiate criminal proceedings against six top officials for filing false affidavits in the Jagmohan Dalmiya expuls ..

Posted in Others |   259 Views

Detailed reasons in judgement is a must: SC

   17 November 2008 at 00:21

The Supreme Court has held that High Courts cannot pass any judgement without giving detailed reasons and discussion about merits of a case.Out of the 14 pages of the judgement as appearing in the paper book except the quoted above there is no discus ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   286 Views

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