Tag: Delhi High Court

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar (73) is the first big politician, convicted after 34 years of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that broke out after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two of her sikh bodyguards. The anti-Sikh riots had left nearly 3,000 people dead. Sajjan Kumar has

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MP Minister Narottam Mishra cannot vote in the presidential election

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: In a special Sunday hearing, a double Bench of Delhi High Court has rejected Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra’s plea to vote in the Presidential election tomorrow. Mishra’s petition challenging the election Commission’s decision against him has been allowed and posted for hearing in August by the two-Judge Bench of Delhi High

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Kanhaiya bail plea adjourned

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today adjourned the hearing in response to the bail petition of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar, who is now in judicial remand after being arrested by Delhi Police on the charge of sedition. The Delhi Police filed a status report on investigation in

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Sedition case: Court to hear JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar’s bail plea on Wednesday

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The bail application of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students Union president, Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested on charges of sedition, will come up for hearing tomorrow. Later in the afternoon today, the Delhi High Court asked Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, the two JNU students accused of raising anti-India slogans on the university campus,

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AAP files a 2000-page reply to Jaitley’s defamation case today

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which was faced with defamation case against Kejriwal and Co. filed by none other than the finance Minister himself, Arun Jaitley, are finally ready to reply. Having pondered over the issue, and amidst series of retaliations in media and social networking sites, the Kejriwal-led AAP has inked

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Delhi High Court upholds conviction of former Haryana Chief Minister, his son and others

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today upheld the sentence of ten years Rigorous Imprisonment of five accused persons including former chief minister of Haryana Om Prakash Chautala, his son Ajay Singh Chautala, an ex-Member of Parliament, Vidya Dhar, IAS, formerly OSD to CM of Haryana, Sher Singh Badshami, the then Political Advisor

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Greenpeace employee “Offloaded” at Delhi Airport

NGO demands explanation from the Government New Delhi, Jan 11: In yet another incident of government clampdown on Greenpeace India, Priya Pillai, Senior Campaigner with the organisation was stopped at the New Delhi airport, this morning by the immigration office and denied to get onboard her flight to London. Pillai had a valid business visa to

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