Govt forcibly retires five CBI officers, senior advocate

New Delhi, October 26 (PTI): The government has compulsorily retired five CBI officers and a senior public prosecutor, sources said Tuesday. The five CBI officers include an assistant superintendent of police and four deputy superintendents of police. The officers and a senior public prosecutor were compulsorily retired by the president with immediate effect in public… Continue reading Govt forcibly retires five CBI officers, senior advocate

No evidence against IPS officer Rashmi Shukla, her lawyer tells HC

Mumbai, August 21 (PTI): There is not “a shred of evidence” against senior IPS officer Rashmi Shukla in a data leak case and she had been victimized for doing her duty, her lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani told the Bombay High Court on Saturday. Shukla, a former head of the Maharashtra state intelligence department (SID), has challenged… Continue reading No evidence against IPS officer Rashmi Shukla, her lawyer tells HC

HC seeks police stand on plea for contempt action against officer

New Delhi, Dec 19 (PTI): The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the city police on a plea seeking contempt action against one of its officers for arresting a woman lawyer from Punjab in connection with a matrimonial case, without allegedly following the guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva… Continue reading HC seeks police stand on plea for contempt action against officer

SC adjourns till tomorrow hearing in 2017 SSC paper leak case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing in the 2017 SSC paper leak case till tomorrow as Prashant Bhushan, the lawyer for the petitioner, was absent. The matter had come up before a bench comprising Justices SA Bobde and N V Ramana. The examination papers of the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) held… Continue reading SC adjourns till tomorrow hearing in 2017 SSC paper leak case

Indu Malhotra, KM Joseph recommended as SC judges

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium has recommended senior advocate Indu Malhotra’s name as the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the apex court. It also cleared and recommended the name of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K. M. Joseph as the top court judge, who has been part of… Continue reading Indu Malhotra, KM Joseph recommended as SC judges

Aarushi murder case: Nupur, Rajesh Talwar finally walk free

Ghaziabad: Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, the parents of 14-year-old Aarushi, who was found murdered nine years ago in Noida, have finally walked free from the Dasna jail here after the prison authorities received the required court order. Rajesh Talwar’s brother Dinesh Talwar and their lawyers Manoj Sisodia and Tanveer Ahmed Mir went to the Dasna… Continue reading Aarushi murder case: Nupur, Rajesh Talwar finally walk free

HC closes plea against Tomar’s lawyer enrolment on fake degree

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today closed the hearing of the plea seeking action against former Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar for enrolling as an advocate on the basis of an allegedly “false and bogus” graduation degree. Justice Indermeet Kaur disposed of the plea on the ground that the Delhi police was already… Continue reading HC closes plea against Tomar’s lawyer enrolment on fake degree

Whistleblower IAS officer wants to be lawyer, tops entrance

Chandigarh: Senior Haryana cadre whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka, faced 46 transfers during 22 years of service, wants to become a lawyer, has now topped the Panjab University (PU) law entrance test, securing 166.37 marks. “I always had an interest in law. I will do the evening course. I intend to take up this profession… Continue reading Whistleblower IAS officer wants to be lawyer, tops entrance

Former IPS officer Rahul Sharma, who took on Gujarat govt, to be lawyer

Ahmedabad: After opting for early retirement from the Indian Police Service, Rahul Sharma, who had crossed swords with Gujarat government over the probe of 2002 riots, today applied to the Bar Council of Gujarat (BCG) to be enrolled as a lawyer.”His application would be decided by our enrolment committee,” said Anil Kella, member of BCG.… Continue reading Former IPS officer Rahul Sharma, who took on Gujarat govt, to be lawyer