Dec 16 gangrape: Two death row convicts file review plea in SC

17 hours, 3

New Delhi: Two of the four death row convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder case on Friday moved the Supreme Court for review of its verdict upholding the capital punishment awarded to them. The review petition by convicts Vinay Sharma and Pawan Kumar Gupta came after the apex cour...

Aarushi case: Hemraj's wife moves Supreme Court against Talwars' acquittal

a day, 5

Months after Allahabad High Court acquitted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, giving them benefit of doubt, in the murder of their daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj, the latter's wife has moved Supreme Court against the acquittal. Khumkala Banjade, the widow of Hemraj told Firstpostthat she was not surp...

SC refuses Congress plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Gujarat

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The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea of the Gujarat Congress seeking counting of at least 20 per cent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes cast in the EVMs in each constituency of the state.It said that the court cannot interfere unless the Election Commission of Indi...

SC stays NCLT order allowing Centre to take over management of Unitech Ltd

3 days, 3

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) order allowing the Centre to take over management of realty firm Unitech Limited. The apex court’s decision comes a day after it had expressed its displeasure over the NCLT’s passing orders in the matter. The court was hea...

Dec 16 gangrape: Two death row convicts file review plea in SC

17 hours, 3

New Delhi: Two of the four death row convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder case on Friday moved the Supreme Court for review of its verdict upholding the capital punishment awarded to them. The review petition by convicts Vinay Sharma and Pawan Kumar Gupta came after the apex cour...

Jisha rape, murder case: Ameerul Islam awarded death sentence

2 days, 1

A city court has awarded death sentence to Ameerul Islam, the lone convict found guilty in the rape and murder case of a 30-year old Dalit law student in Kerala last year. Ernakulam Principal Sessions court judge N Anil Kumar awarded death penalty to Islam, a migrant labourer from Assam, for comm...