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HC to hear plea seeking CBI probe into Vadra’s land deal

New Delhi, April 23: The Delhi High Court will next week hear a PIL seeking a CBI probe into licences granted to several real estate developers in Haryana, including one allegedly associated with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra.

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SC forms panel over government advertisements

New Delhi, April 23: The Supreme Court Wednesday constituted a three member committee to frame guidelines to regulate issuance of advertisements by the government and its departments with an obvious political message.

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Dalit, minority kids pushed out of schools: HRW

New Delhi, April 22: School authorities in India have persistently discriminated against children from Dalit, minority and other marginalised communities, pushing them out of education, a report by Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

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IIT student’s death: Court quashes police closure report, orders probe

New Delhi, April 22: A court Tuesday quashed a closure report filed by Delhi Police in the case of first year student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, who allegedly committed suicide in 2011.

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SC to hear plea for relook on gay verdict in open court

New Delhi, April 22: The Supreme Court Tuesday said that it would hear in open court the curative petition by NGO Naz Foundation seeking relook at its verdict upholding the validity of a provision of the Indian Penal Code criminalising gay sex.

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NHRC asks UP Police for report on woman’s gang rape

New Delhi, April 22: The NHRC Tuesday sought a report from Uttar Pradesh Police following a media report that officials refused to file a complaint in a gang rape case.

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‘Rash drivers involved in deaths go free on bail’

Gurgaon, April 22: The law fails to deter rash drivers as they are booked under bailable offences and go free on bail of up to Rs.50,000.

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Court extends custody of Saradha kingpin’s wife, son

Kolkata, April 22: A city court Tuesday extended the custody of Saradha chit fund scam kingpin Sudipto Sen’s wife Piyali and son Subhojit with the Enforcement Directorate till April 25.

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Owaisi hate speech video: Ban plea hearing April 26

New Delhi, April 22: A court here Tuesday fixed April 26 for hearing a plea for a permanent restraint on Andhra Pradesh legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi’s hate speeches being aired on YouTube.

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