Denied promotion, woman trooper approaches court

NEW DELHI - A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) woman trooper has charged in the Delhi High Court that the paramilitary force deprived her of a promotion on medical grounds after she was injured while fighting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Orissa tribal community accuses state government of bias

NEW DELHI - The Kandh tribals of Orissa has approached the Supreme Court alleging that the state government was helping another tribal community in grabbing their land in Kandhamal district. The court Monday issued notice to the Orissa government on the matter.

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Apex court restores proceedings against Tehelka editor

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Monday restored a trial court’s proceedings against web portal tehelka.com editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal for writing an allegedly defamatory write-up against former Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley.

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Petrol from polythene: Court rules on fraud but not on claim

NEW DELHI - Have two Indians actually discovered a way to make petrol out of polythene waste? In an unusual ruling, the Supreme Court, while ordering trial of two Madhya Pradesh men for allegedly defrauding two Dalits of their ‘invention’ to make petrol from polythene bags, has kept quiet on the authenticity of their claim.

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DTC ordered to give staffers out of turn promotion for bravery

NEW DELHI - Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to give out of turn promotion to two of its staff members who foiled an armed robbery bid in a state-run bus.

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Court ruling on ragging must be enforced, says victim’s father

NEW DELHI - Rajender Kachroo, father of ragging victim Aman Kachroo, Saturday said that the Supreme Court ruling to prevent ragging in educational institutions will be useless if not monitored and implemented.

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Death penalty of man convicted for killing wife, daughters reduced

NEW DELHI - The Delhi High Court Friday reduced the death penalty of a businessman to life imprisonment as the court felt this case where the man had poisoned his wife and three minor daughters because he saw no way out of his financial crisis was not ‘rarest of the rare’.

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Court notice to Delhi government on anti-scavenging law

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Friday asked the Delhi government to explain its failure to implement a central law against manual scavenging that provides for elimination of dry latrines and rehabilitation of scavengers.

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Court directs action against cops who framed four men of rape

NEW DELHI - The Delhi High Court Friday directed that action be taken against three police officials who falsely implicated four men in a rape case in 1997 in connivance with a sex worker and asked the government to pay compensation of Rs.1 lakh to the men who were acquitted earlier this week.

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‘Aravalli: Poor implementation will lead to illegal mining’

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court order Friday to continue the ban on mining activities in the Aravalli foothills in Haryana can only materialise if proper implementation by the state machinery is undertaken, the Federation of Indian Mining Industry (FIMI) has said.

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