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Plea Seeking To Bar Sadhvi Pragya From Contesting Lok Sabha Election Rejected By NIA Court

Apr 24, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who is currently out on bail, is contesting the Lok Sabha poll from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh on the BJP's ticket.

Malegaon Blast Victim's Father Moves Court To Ban Sadhvi Pragya From Contesting Lok Sabha Polls

Apr 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Sadhvi Pragya is a prime accused in 2008 Malegaon blast case and is out on bail. On Wednesday she was declared as BJP' candidate for Lok Sabha elections from Bhopal, against Congress' Digvijaya Singh

'He Stands Exposed On Patriarchy': Lawyers Slam Ex-CJI Dipak Misra For Marital Rape Remarks

Former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra's comments on marital rape have created controversy and also reignited the debate over the issue and laws dealing with it.

Rafale Deal: Modi Govt Misled Court, We Will Pursue Perjury Case In SC, Says Yashwant Sinha

Apr 10, 2019 Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Yashwant Sinha, one of the petitioners in the Rafale case before Supreme Court talked to Outlook about apex court's verdict and said they will pursue a perjury case against the Narendra Modi government

I Don't Think Marital Rape Should Be Regarded As Offence In India: Ex-CJI Dipak Misra

Former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has said that decriminalising martial rape would create absolute anarchy in families.

21 March, 2019

While India Celebrates Holi, Nirav Modi Is In 'One Of The Most Overcrowded' Jail In UK

Outlook Web Bureau

Although the jail's cells are designed only for one person, often two inmates end-up sharing the same space, meaning gloomy prospects for Nirav Modi who has been accustomed to luxury all his life.

26 February, 2019

Ayodhya Dispute Case: SC To Pass Order On March 5 On Whether To Refer Matter To Court-Appointed Mediator

Outlook Web Bureau

The five-judge bench was re-constituted on January 25 as Justice U U Lalit, who was a member of the earlier bench, had recused himself from hearing the matter.

20 February, 2019

SC Holds Anil Ambani Guilty Of Contempt, Says Pay Rs 453 Cr To Ericsson Or Go To Jail

Outlook Web Bureau

The contempt plea was filed against Ambani, Reliance Telecom chairman Satish Seth, Reliance Infratel chairperson Chhaya Virani and SBI chairman.

13 February, 2019

14 AMU Students Booked For Sedition After Fracas With Republic TV Crew

Outlook Web Bureau

AMU students claim the Republic TV crew entered the campus despite not getting permission from the PRO and its reporters were referring to the institution as a "university of terrorists".

12 February, 2019

Haren Pandya Murder Case: SC Reserves Verdict On PIL Seeking Fresh Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior advocate Shanti Bhushan said that several new facts have emerged recently which required fresh investigation into the murder case.

10 February, 2019

Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Court Orders FIR Against Arnab Goswami, Republic TV On Tharoor's Complaint

Outlook Web Bureau

The court noted that Tharoor has already started legal action against the news channel and Goswami before the Delhi High Court for alleged defamatory accusation.


08 February, 2019

Delhi HC Grants Relief To Arnab Goswami In Criminal Defamation Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The connected matters are listed for hearing before the coordinate bench on March 15, in which the court has granted interim relief to those who have filed the pleas.

07 February, 2019

Arnab Goswami Moves Delhi HC Seeking Relief In Criminal Defamation Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The alleged remarks were made during the broadcast of a programme relating to the violence that took place at the Patiala House court, following the 2016 JNU incident where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised.

04 February, 2019

Attorney General K K Venugopal Files Contempt Petition Against Prashant Bhushan

Outlook Web Bureau

During the February 1 hearing, Venugopal had in a sealed cover placed before the bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, the minutes of the meeting of the Selection Committee which was held last month for appointing the new CBI chief.

31 January, 2019

5-Judge Constitution Bench Of SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Review Of Sabarimala Verdict On Feb 6

Outlook Web Bureau

On September 28 last year, a five-judge constitution bench, headed by the then Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in a 4:1 verdict had paved the way for entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala temple, saying the ban amounted to gender discrimination.

28 January, 2019

Awaiting Gujarat Govt Sanction To Prosectue DG Vanzara, NK Amin: CBI On Ishrat Jahan Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The court of special CBI judge J K Pandya posted the matter for hearing on February 16 after the CBI said it is awaiting a reply from the state government on sanction to prosecute retired police officials.

28 January, 2019

2008 Assam Serial Blasts: NDFB Chief Ranjan Daimary, 14 Others Convicted By CBI Court

Outlook Web Bureau

CBI Special Judge Aparesh Chakraborty convicted them under various sections of the IPC. The quantum of the punishment will be announced on Wednesday.


27 January, 2019

Judge Unavailabe, SC Cancels January 29 Hearing Of Ayodhya Land Dispute Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The sitting of the Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi stands cancelled as Justice S A Bobde will not be available on January 29, as per a notice issued by the Supreme Court registry.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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