Category: High Court

Nirbhaya case: Agonising wait must end as finality of death penalty is important.

source:- Death penalty has been held to be a valid form of punishment in India by the Supreme Court. But can convicts inordinately delay their execution by using procedural loopholes in the law? The question is being asked in view of delay in execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape

MP govt to withdraw helmet exemption for women and children.

source:- A petitioner had contended that the relaxation given to women and children was violative of the Constitution’s Articles 14, 15(1) and 21 and also defeated the purpose for use of helmet that was made mandatory for two-wheeler riders under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Madhya Pradesh government had exempted women and children

Nearly 9 years after killing man, wife and two others get life term.

source:- New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) A Delhi court has awarded life imprisonment to the wife of a restaurant owner and two others for killing him in West Delhi”s Moti Nagar area in 2011. Additional Sessions Judge Samar Vishal awarded life imprisonment to Arvinder Kaur, Sant Saran Nehra and Mridul Dixit for murdering Virender

Nirbhaya Convicts Have A Week To Exhaust Legal Options Against Hanging.

Source:- Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta, Mukesh Singh and Akshay Singh – convicted for the shocking gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student dubbed Nirbhaya by the media in Delhi in 2012 – were to be executed on February 1. New Delhi: The convicts in the Nirbhaya case will get one week to finish

Plea against Modi in 2002 riots adjourned too many times, next hearing on April 14: Supreme Court.

Source:- SC on Tuesday said that the plea of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s wife Zakia Jafri challenging the SIT’s clean chit to then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots, has been adjourned many times. The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the plea of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s wife Zakia

Karnataka HC upholds Senior Designations of 18 Advocates.

Source:- The Karnataka High Court recently dismissed petitions challenging the designation of 18 lawyers as Senior Advocates in November 2018. A Division Bench of Chief JusticeAbhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz also looked into the constitutionality of the High Court of Karnataka (Designation of Senior Advocates), Rules, 2018 (Senior Designation Rules) which were

BJP Leader Seeks Urgent Supreme Court Hearing To Remove Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh Protesters.

Source:- BJP leader Nand Kishore Garg has urged the top court for an urgent hearing, considering the difficulty faced by residents due to the nearly-two-month-long protest on a road connecting Delhi and Noida. Also, various other arterial roads of Delhi have been facing traffic congestion due the protest. New Delhi: The Supreme Court asked

Nirbhaya’s parents urge Delhi High Court to speed up convicts’ executions.

Source:- New Delhi: Nirbhaya’s parents urged Tuesday the Delhi High Court to expeditiously decide the Centre’s plea challenging stay on execution of the four convicts in the case of their daughter’s gangrape and murder. Advocate Jitendra Jha, representing the parents of Nirbhaya said he mentioned the matter before the court for early disposal of

Odisha government asked to submit plan on Chilika lakes’s unauthorised prawn gheries.

Source:- Chilika Lake: The Orissa High Court has posted the matter to March 2 for taking stock of the progress in eviction work. CUTTACK: The state Government on Monday admitted in the Orissa High Court that no eviction work for clearance of encroachments in Chilika lake area has been undertaken for over two months. Eviction work

Madras HC seeks report to terminate mentally-ill woman’s pregnancy.

Source:- The 55-year-old petitioner submitted that after her husband’s death, she reared sheep in her village to make ends meet. MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court sought a report from the Dean of government Sivaganga hospital on a petition filed by a woman seeking permission to terminate pregnancy of her 26-year-old