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Ricky Martin's nephew withdraws harassment complaint against popstar
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) Singer Ricky Martin's husband Jwan Yosef posted a photograph of the couple after the court appearance, captioned with "Truth prevails".
2022-07-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Court orders release of Roman Polanski case transcript
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) An appellate panel of three judges has ordered the release of a transcript in the Roman Polanski case a day after the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office withdrew its objection to disclosing the document.
2022-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Hollywood
Delhi HC removes stay order on Hindi dub of 'Bheemla Nayak'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has vacated an earlier stay order on the Hindi-dubbed version of the Telugu film 'Bheemla Nayak', a remake of the Malayalam original version " Ayyappanum Koshiyum."
2022-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Johnny Depp's lawyers argue in favour of upholding defamation verdict against Amber Heard
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Johnny Depp's legal representatives want the $10.35 million defamation verdict against the actor's ex-wife Amber Heard to be upheld despite the possibility that the wrong juror showed up for the trial, reports Variety.
2022-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Hollywood
Actor producer Vijay Babu's 'arrest' recorded, given bail
Kochi, June 27 (IANS) Actor-producer Vijay Babu, who had got anticipatory bail from Kerala High Court last week, on Monday, his arrest was recorded by the local police here and he was given bail.
2022-06-27
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema
Actor-producer Vijay Babu gets anticipatory bail
Kochi, June 22 (IANS) Almost after two months of a long-drawn legal battle, actor-producer Vijay Babu, who is accused of rape by an actress, on Wednesday got anticipatory bail from the Kerala High Court.
2022-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema
Jury rules in favour of Depp, says Amber Heard defamed ex-husband
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) A Virginia jury has found that actress Amber Heard defamed Hollywood star Johnny Depp when she wrote a 2018 'Washington Post' op-ed alluding to her past claims of domestic violence, reports 'Variety'.
2022-06-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Hollywood
Plea moved against 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' over sex-selection scene in trailer
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A plea on Wednesday was moved in the Delhi High Court challenging the Ranveer Singh-starrer film 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' over a scene in the upcoming movie's trailer in which can be seen the use of ultrasound technology for prenatal sex-determination.
2022-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Kannada actor Chetan arrested for posts against HC judge
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Popular Kannada actor and activist Chetan Kumar Ahimsa has been arrested by the police on charges of posting derogatory messages on social media platforms against the judge, who is part of a three-judge bench looking into the case of hijab row, police said on Wednesday.
2022-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema
Karni Sena seeks ban on Akshay's 'Prithviraj'
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has asked the Central government, whether the Censor Board has granted a certificate for the release of movie 'Prithviraj'.
2022-02-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC refuses to stay OTT release of 'Why I Killed Gandhi'
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a writ petition seeking stay on the release of the film "Why I Killed Gandhi" on over the top (OTT) platform "Limelight" and asked the petitioner to approach the concerned High Court on the issue.
2022-01-31
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
9hold) Day 2: Questioning of actor Dileep, accomplices begin in actress abduction case
Kochi, Jan 24 (IANS) Interrogation of Malayalam actor Dileep and the others accused in a case related to hatching a conspiracy to attack the investigating officials in the actress abduction case started for the second day at the Crime branch office near here.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Police seeks custody of wife, domestic help arrested over death of DMK councillor in TN
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Vettaikaraniruppu police on Monday moved the Nagapattinam Chief Judicial magistrate court seeking custody of the wife and domestic help of the DMK councillor Devendran who was allegedly poisoned to death.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
Suresh Gopi comes to aid of 84-yr-old ex-EMS staffer
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Malayalam superstar-turned-politician Suresh Gopi will take up the cause of an 84-year-old retired woman engineer of All India Radio who is currently residing in a church-run old age home here.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC junks plea for clarification on its order on Shaheen Bagh protests
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain an application seeking clarification on its judgement of October 7, 2020, in which the top court had said that public roads can't be blocked indefinitely. The apex court had passed the order in connection with a road blockade by protesters at Shaheen Bagh, against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Life imprisonment for former AIMIM leader in murder case
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) A fast-track court in Telangana's Adilabad district on Monday sentenced a former leader of AIMIM to life imprisonment for killing his political rival.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Charleston,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi Court orders framing of sedition charge against Sharjeel Imam
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Monday ordered the framing of sedition among other charges against JNU scholar and activist Sharjeel Imam in a 2019 case, in which he allegedly delivered an inflammatory speech inciting violence at Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh and Jamia area in the national capital during the CAA-NRC protests in 2019.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Actor rape case: SC declines Kerala govt plea for more time for star Dilip's trial
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) In a setback for the Kerala government, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain its plea to extend the time to complete the trial in the actor rape case, involving Malayalam actor Dileep, who is allegedly accused of being the chief conspirator of the crime.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Natesan suffers setback as Kerala HC orders full voting in SNDP Yogam
Kochi, Jan 24 (IANS) In what is seen as a severe setback to SNDP Yogam General Secretary Vellapally Natesan, the Kerala High Court on Monday ruled that the present election system of electing office bearers to it through representation vote should be removed and instead, all members should be given the right to vote.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
J&K govt approves 15% quota for women in non-gazetted posts of police
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) In a significant move, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday approved 15 per cent reservation for women in non-gazetted posts of Jammu and Kashmir police.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC dismisses anticipatory bail plea of Akali leader Majithia in drugs case
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) In the run-up to the Punjab polls, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday dismissed anticipatory bail plea in the alleged drugs case of Akali leader and former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is in fray from Majitha, near Amritsar.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC declines to entertain bail of UP 'strongman' MLA Vijay Mishra
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a bail plea by Independent Uttar Pradesh MLA, Vijay Mishra, against the backdrop of the approaching Assembly polls in the state.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TN fishermen threaten to give up citizenship if Lankan captives not freed
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Fishermen from Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu have threatened to relinquish all documents relating to Indian citizenship by February 2 if the union government fails to bring back the fishermen who are languishing in Sri Lankan jails for crossing International Marine Boundary Line (IMBL).
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Reliance vs DMRC: SC says where is question of negotiation, compelling for a compromise
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday told the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation that where is the question of negotiation when Reliance Infrastructure's subsidiary, Delhi Airport Metro Express Pvt Ltd (DAMEPL), wants its money and also how can it compel a party for compromise when an award is in its favour.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cattle smuggling case: SC grants bail to prime accused Mohd Enamul Haque
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday granted bail to Mohd Enamul Haque, who is a prime accused in an alleged multi-crore cattle smuggling case where he is facing corruption charges, saying that his custody is not warranted.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tripura communal violence: SC allows petitioner to file rejoinder on govt's response
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the petitioner, seeking probe into recent communal violence in Tripura, to file a rejoinder to the state government's response,which urged the court to dismiss the plea.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NGT pushes for strict action plan for Najafgarh Lake rejuvenation
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Paving way for the notification of the Najafgarh Lake, which spans Delhi and Haryana, as a wetland, the National Green Tribunal on Monday directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to prepare an integrated Environment Management Plan of the lake, with specific budget allocations.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC seeks to ensure removal of illegal vendors in Sarojini Market
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Appreciating the efforts of the authorities taken regarding overcrowding in the city's Sarojini Market, the Delhi High Court on Monday told the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and Delhi Police to ensure the removal of unauthorised street vending in the market area.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN girl suicide: HC asks man who recorded video to hand over phone
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday directed the man who recorded the video of a 17-year-old girl who had alleged that she was called to be converted to Christianity and later committed suicide, to appear before the investigating officer and hand over his mobile phone.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Prosecution questions Umar Khalid's secularism while opposing bail plea
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The prosecution opposing former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid's bail plea in the northeast Delhi riots case on Monday questioned his public perception as an atheist and secular, seeking to know if that is the case, "then why he joined a particular community's group at JNU".
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Former Punjab DGP booked for 'hate speech'
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Director General of Police (DGP) Mohammad Mustafa, an advisor to state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose wife Razia Sultana is a party's candidate, was booked on Sunday for his 'hate speech' during canvassing in Malerkotla, the Muslim-dominated town.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CBI's response sought on bail plea of arrested NHAI official
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday sought the response of the CBI on a bail application filed by an official of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), who was arrested by the probe agency in an alleged bribery case.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
WEF 'Davos Agenda' closed with world leaders' global economic concerns
New Delhi/Geneva, Jan 22 (IANS) The week-long meeting convened leaders on "The State Of The World" -- the Davos Agenda -- closed on Friday with headline-making dialogues by Heads of state and governments, international organisations, business and civil society.
2022-01-22
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka HC quashes proceedings against Delhi-based event manager in drug cases
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has quashed proceedings against Viren Khanna, a Delhi-based event manager and socialite, in two drug cases and underlined procedural lapses by the Bengaluru police who lodged the cases against him.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
MP HC junks plea against renaming Habibganj station, imposes fine
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the government's decision to rename Habibganj railway station after Gond queen Rani Kamlapati and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the petitioner.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Madras HC warns Thanjavur police to behave properly in girl suicide case
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Madurai bench of the Madras High court while hearing an urgent petition in the case related to the suicide of a 17-year-old girl warned the Thanjavur police to behave appropriately.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka HC cancels bail to rape accused lecturer
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has cancelled bail to a lecturer who is facing charges of raping a girl and taking nude pictures of her. The accused had obtained bail from a local court.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala HC asks actor Dileep to appear before police for questioning
Kochi, Jan 22 (IANS) It was anxious moments for actor Dileep on Saturday when the Kerala High Court heard his anticipatory bail that was strongly opposed by the prosecution. At the end of two sittings on either side of lunch, the court ruled that actor Dileep has to appear before the police probe team for three days starting Sunday for further questioning.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema
Kerala nun rape case: Prosecution to appeal acquittal of Mulakkal
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) The prosecution which was in a state of shock when it heard a lower court acquitting Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal in the nun rape case, on Saturday decided to appeal the verdict at the Kerala High Court.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Phonetically, visually similar', SC restrains Indian firm from using US hotel chain's brand name
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the trade mark of a company may be infringed upon either by spoken use of words or their visual representation, as it decided in favour of a US-based hotel chain, Renaissance, and restrained an India company from using the same word for its hotels.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC asks UIDAI to provide info to help fake Aadhaar card case probe
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) to provide information to help a probe into a fake Aadhaar card case, in which over 400 persons have been allegedly issued fake cards for enrolment in civil defence training in the national capital.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Plea in SC says freebies by political parties similar to bribery, undue influence
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A PIL has been moved in the Supreme Court claiming that the promise or distribution of irrational freebies using public funds before polls shakes the roots of free and fair elections, and vitiates the purity of the entire election process.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bulli Bai App case: Court denies anticipatory bail to Vishal Jha
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Patiala Session Court here on Saturday refused to grant anticipatory bail to accused Vishal Jha, in connection with the Bulli Bai App case after observing that the allegations against him are grave in nature as it is a direct onslaught upon the dignity and modesty of the women of a particular community.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dharma Sansad case: Plea in SC seeks SIT probe into hate speeches against Hindus
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Hindu Front for Justice through its president and others has moved an intervention plea before the Supreme Court in the hate speech case related to the recent Dharma Sansad in Haridwar.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Madras HC restrains filmmaker, singer from defaming Tamil director Susi Ganesan
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court has restrained filmmaker-cum-social activist Leena Manimekalai and singer Chinmayi Sripada from making defamatory statements against Tamil film director Susi Ganesan.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala HC defers actor Dileep's anticipatory bail to Saturday
Kochi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court posted for Saturday hearing in the Malayalam film actor Dileep's anticipatory bail petition in the actress abduction case.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC judge recuses from hearing Tejpal's plea in sexual assault case
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Justice L. Nageswara Rao on Friday recused from hearing the plea by former editor of Tehelka magazine, Tarun Tejpal, against the Bombay High Court, which had declined to entertain his application for in-camera hearing of the appeal filed by the Goa government against his acquittal in sexual assault case.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Madras High Court refuses to stay Urban local body polls
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Friday refused to grant an interim stay to the conduct of Urban local body elections in the state.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC issues notice to NIA on IS suspect's plea
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on a plea by a Hyderabad native, arrested for his alleged links to the ISIS, who claimed being a minor at the time of his joing the terrorist organistaion.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to Supertech: Refund money to all homebuyers
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the real estate firm Supertech to process the refund to homebuyers, who have been affected due to the demolition of its two 40-story towers in Noida.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights