High Court convicts investor for cheating chit fund firm

It is for the first time that the Madras High Court Bench has a convicted a woman investor for having cheated a chit fund company by issuing a cheque that went dishonoured.…

Coalgate scam: CBI to file charge sheet against Harish Gupta, Madhu Koda and AK Basu

The CBI will soon file criminal charges against former Union coal secretary Harish Chandra Gupta, former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, and former Jharkhand chief secretary AK Basu. This is CBI’s first…

SC denies forcibly eviction of Campa Cola residents

The Supreme Court has accused Brihamnmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) of misguiding people into believing that it had ordered a forceful eviction of residents from Campa Cola premises. At the same time, the…

Coalgate inquest: Supreme Court says, investigating officers can’t be repatriate

The Supreme Court sent a strong message to the CBI in its recent order that none of the senior IPS officials involved in the investigation of coal block allocation scam will be…

New poverty benchmarks calculated by Rangarajan Committee

The new poverty benchmarks have been calculated by a panel of experts headed by C. Rangarajan. It states that in 2011 – 12, nearly 363 million people are below the poverty line…

Three new Judges in the Supreme Court

Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, Justice Arun Mishra and senior advocate Rohinton Mistry sworn in as the judges of the Supreme Court of India. They were administered the oath of the office by…

Supreme Court says – Fatwas are illegal

The Supreme Court said that Shariat Courts, issuing fatwas and issuing orders against a person who is not before it, is illegal. This refers to the fact that it has no legal…

High Court set norms for identifying accused by child witness

The High Court has issues guidelines for conducting test identification parade for recognising accused inside the Tihar Central Jail here by witnesses below 12 years of age. Issuing the guidelines, the Division…

Mukul Rohatgi as the Attorney General of India

The new government appointed senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi as the new Attorney General of India. He succeeds G.E. Vahanvati, who resigned on May 27, 2014. As the country’s first law officer, the…

International Tractors – PNB financing farmers

Sonalika International, one of India’s leading tractor manufacturers attempts to mechanise the farming in India signing an agreement with Punjab National Bank, which in itself is a pioneer in agricultural credit, for augmenting…