PENANCY OF CASES
Government directs banks to address pending disciplinary cases
Powers have been delegated by Department of Financial Services (DFS) to the Boards of public sector lenders to put in place a suitable mechanism for ensuring compliance of the various timelines laid down in RBI and CVC circulars, an official statement said.
First suspected case of novel coronavirus in Punjab, Haryana region
Novel coronavirus is a large family of viruses that causes illnesses rang...
DA Case: Jagan Challenges CBI, ED Decisions in HC
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has moved the Telangana High Court, chal...
First coronavirus case confirmed in Germany: Bavarian health ministry
The first case of the deadly coronavirus that is wreaking havoc in China with death toll standing at 106, has now been confirmed in Germany's southern Bavaria region.
Nirbhaya case: SC reserves verdict on death row convict Mukesh's plea, to be delivered Wednesday
A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi said that it will pronounce the verdict on Wednesday on convict Mukesh Kumar Singh's plea. President Ram Nath Kovind had rejected the mercy petition of Mukesh on January 17.
Nirbhaya: SC questions death row convict's allegation of "non application of mind" on mercy plea
The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice R Banumathi questioned one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, as to how they can claim that all the facts in the case were not placed before the President when he dealt with the mercy plea.
SC grants bail to 17 convicts in 2002 Sardarpura post-Godhra riots case
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant divided the convicts in two groups and said one group would move out of Gujarat and stay at Indore in Madhya Pradesh. The other group of convicts will have to relocate themselves to Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, the bench said.
SC grants bail to convicts of Sardarpur riots, asks them to do social service
2002 Gujarat riots case: Supreme Court grants bail to 14 convicts in the Sardarpura village case. A Bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde g...
Citing Adnan Sami's case, BSP urges Centre to bring oppressed Muslims into CAA ambit
In a tweet, Mayawati said, "When the BJP government can also honour the Pakistan born singer Adnan Sami with citizenship and the Padma Shri then why can't the oppressed Pakistani Muslims not be given shelter under the CAA here like Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, etc? Therefore, it would be better if the Centre reviews CAA."
China virus death toll jumps to 106; confirmed cases climb to over 4,500
The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China has soared to 106 while nearly 1,300 new cases have been confirmed, authorities said Tuesday.
Mirchi PMLA case: ED arrests DHFL promoter Kapil Wadhawan
The Enforcement Directorate has arrested the CMD of Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL), Kapil Wadhawan, in connection with its money launderin...
ED arrests DHFL promoter Kapil Wadhawan in Iqbal Mirchi PMLA case
The case relates to Mirchi's Mumbai properties, which have been called as proceeds of crime by the ED. Three such properties were sold to Sunblink, the company linked to Wadhawan brothers Kapil and Dheeraj.
CAA protests: Mayawati demands withdrawal of cases lodged against women in UP
In a tweet, BSP supremo Mayawati said, "Wrong cases filed against women and others protesting against CAA/NRC by the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government should be immediately withdrawn, and those who lost their lives during this time should also be extended proper help, this is the demand of BSP."
Blackbuck poaching case: Rajasthan HC defers plea against actors' acquittal to March 30
Actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabbu, Neelam and a local, Dushyant Singh, had sought time to argue the case. A lower court had convicted actor Salman Khan in the case on March 5 last year, sentencing him to five years in jail.
Nirbhaya case: SC to hear plea of one of four death row convicts against dismissal of mercy plea
The mercy plea of 32-year-old Singh was dismissed by the President on January 17.
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