SC: Superior courts discourage forum shopping by dishonest elements12/30/2008The Supreme court has directed the superior courts in the country not to encourage ‘forum shopping’ by dishonest elements.A bench comprising Justices S B Sinha and Cyriac Jo ..
HC INTERFEREING IN SIKH'S "RELEGIOUS AFFAIR'S" 29 Dec 2008, 0530 hrs IST, TNN AMRITSAR: Admitting that the definition of Sehajdhari Sikh submitted by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in High Court was wrong, SGPC president Avtar Singh M ..
QUEENSLAND PREMIER FAVOURS APOLOGY TO HANEEF (INDIAN DOCTOR)29 Dec 2008, 1005 hrs IST, PTI MELBOURNE: Australian government should "take responsibility" and apologise to the "innocent" Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef, whose detention in connection wit ..
DELAY IN JUSTICE TO UNDERTRIALS IN PANJAB, DUE TO VISIT OF VIP'S29 Dec 2008, 0531 hrs IST, TNN BATHINDA:Excessive security to VIPs is not only leaving the common man unprotected but is delaying justice as happened in 21,990 cases of undertrials in n ..
STUDENTS CAN SEEK EXAM MARKS DETAILS UNDER RTI29 Dec 2008, 0125 hrs IST, TNN MUMBAI: In a landmark judgment that will change how examinations are conducted in the country, the Central Information Commission has ruled that authorities must usher in t ..
HARYANA TO HOLD SPACIAL PARIVARK MAHILA LOK ADALATS12/22/2008The Haryana State Legal Authority has decided to hold Special Parivarik Mahila Lok Adalats in all districts and Sub-divisional judicial complexes in the state on February 14.These Lok Adala ..
SC: COLLEGIUM RECOMMENDS TRANSFER OF JUDGES INVOLVED IN GPF SCAM12/22/2008The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan has recommended the transfer of four High Court judges who are facing allegations of involvement in the Gha ..
GURGAON: OVER 27,000 CASES SETTLED IN MEGA LOK ADALT22-12-2008In order to provide relief to the parties in dispute, 27,372 cases were settled in the Mega Lok Adalat Samadhan-2008 in the areas falling under Gurgaon Sessions Division. Stating this, Chi ..
G.S. BAFNA HAS APPOINTED AS RAJASTHAN ADVOCATE GENERAL.The Rajasthan Government has appointed senior lawyer Giridhari Singh Bafna as Advocate General.The proposal of Mr Bafna’s appointment was approved by the state Cabinet at its meeting here last ev ..
SC: NUMBER OF DEATHS CANNOT DETERMINE QUANTUM OF PUNISHMENT:The Supreme Court has ruled that number of deaths in a criminal case is not a relevant factor for awarding death sentence to the accused.A bench comprising Justices Arijit Pasayat and Mukund ..