Crime & Justice

Anil Ambani hails Rafale verdict, says establishes falsity of allegations

NEW DELHI: Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court judgment in the Rafale deal, saying it has conclusively established "complete falsity of the wild, baseless and politically motivated" allegations levelled against Reliance Group and him personally.

Rs 262 crore cyber-tax fraud unearthed in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government's Trade and Taxes Department has unearthed a cyber-tax fraud totalling Rs 262 crore, happening since 2013 with over 8,700 traders involved, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.

Jalandhar Police arrests absconding gangster Baba, wanted in murder case

JALANDHAR: Gurwinder Singh alias Baba, involved in the murder case of Ajay Kumar Dona, a resident of Balmiki Mohalla, Dakoha, on July 27 this year, was arrested in a joint operation by carried out by Counter-Intelligence wing Jalandhar and Commissionerate Police.

1984 riots: HC seeks police response to convict's plea

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi Police to file its response to a petition by a convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, challenging the capital punishment awarded to him.

For better court management, upgraded software is need of the hour: Justice Krishna Murari

CHANDIGARH: On the concluding day of the Second National Conference of Computer Committees of High Courts, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Judge Supreme Court of India, proposed for identifying and developing software to enhance ‘Artificial Intelligence’ for better Court management. At the same time, he also advocated that technology is not panacea for speedy justice and is only a facilitator or enabler, which can be used for value addition of the Court management activity.

17337 cases settled at National Lok Adalats in Punjab in one day

CHANDIGARH: “The Lok Adalats are Litigant centered Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism in which members of Lok Adalat benches motivate and assist the parties to amicably arrive to a settlement.” 

Patna High Court lawyer shot dead

PATNA:  A lawyer with the Patna High Court was shot dead by motorcycle-borne criminals here on Wednesday, prompting the Chief Justice of the court A.P. Sahi to tell police to file a report by this evening.

Formetr SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur, three others acquitted in her daughter's murder case

CHANDIGARH: Punjab and Haryana High Court today acquitted, former SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur, and others in a case related to murder of her daughter Harpreet Kaur. She was sentenced to five years Rigorous Imprisonment by special CBI court in Patiala.

Undertrial prisoner raped in Bihar hospital

PATNA:  An undertrial prisoner was raped by two men in a state-run hospital in Bihar's Muzaffarpur town where she was admitted for treatment, police said on Friday.

Man held for murdering lover's husband

GURUGRAM:  A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly brutally murdering his neighbour in Gurgaon's Sector 83 after the victim objected to his relationship with his wife, police said on Thursday.

Two arrested for gang raping NRI in Mathura

MATHURA: Two persons, including a tourist guide, were arrested here on Tuesday for gang raping a young Non-Resident Indian (NRI) in this temple town, police said.

126 advocates appointed senior panel counsels by center for Punajb and Haryana High Court

CHANDIGARH: Government of India has appointed 126 advocates as senior panel counsels and central government counsels to contest cases of Government of India in Punjab and Haryana High Court. It is stated Mr. Satya Pal Jain, Additional Solicitor General of India here on Friday. The list of appointees includes 58 senior panel counsels and 68 central government counsels.

Father-in-law of IAS officer shot dead

CHANDIGARH: The police have launched an investigation after the father-in-law of a senior IAS officer was shot dead by unidentified persons near Punjab's Rajpura town, around 45 km from here, police said on Sunday.

A Full Court Reference was held in the High Court to mourn the sad demise of Justice S.N.Phukan

SHIMLA: A Full Court Reference was held today in the High Court to mourn the sad demise of Justice S.N.Phukan, former Chief Justice High Court of Himachal Pradesh. Justice S.N.Phukan had passed away on 11th November, 2018 at Jorhat. He remained as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court from 1.3.1995 to 1.8.1996.

Taylor Master found murdered in Phagwara

PHAGWARA: One Tailor Master identified as Nirmal Kumar (55) resident of Moti Bazar was reportedly found murdered with sharp-edged weapons in a deserted plot in Ranjit Nagar on local Bhularai Road on Thursday morning.

CBI arrests an assistant commissioner of GST in alleged bribery case

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Commissioner, Goods & Service Tax, Government of Delhi and a private person in an alleged bribery case of Rs. Six Lakh

Oswal Family Feud: Daughter-in-law files criminal complaint against mother-in-law for getting back her Stridhan

CHANDIGARH: Radhika Oswal, wife of Pankaj Oswal filed a criminal complaint for breach of trust against her own mother-in-law Aruna Oswal for not returning the jewellery and marriage gifts article which are part of her Stridhan. Pankaj Oswal is eldest son of industrialist late Abhey Kumar Oswal who died intestate in March 2016. After his death a family dispute arose between mother Aruna Oswal and son Pankaj Oswal for which a partition suit is pending before the Delhi High Court.

Robbers snatched gold ornaments from woman on way to Gurudwara

PHAGWARA: Three Unidentified  motorcyclist robbers snatched gold ornaments of seven tolas worth around Rs 2.25 Lac from a Woman Harpreet Kaur in local mansa devi nagar on Saturday.

Six-year-old girl raped

PHAGWARA: A six-year-old girl was raped by an unidentified person near Fateh Singh Nagar here on Tuesday evening.

Gurdaspur man booked for raping 25-year-old

AMRITSAR: Police on Sunday booked a Gurdaspur based man for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman in Chaharpur village near Amritsar falling under Ramdas police station.


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