Obama chooses Sotomayor as next U.S. Supreme Court justice

SotomayorOn Tuesday President Obama announced the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor as the future justice of Supreme Court .

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Apex court stumps new government with poser on Chandraswami

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Tuesday virtually stumped the new government with a poser on controversial spiritual guru Chandraswami’s suspected role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

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Binayak Sen freed, vows to work for peace in Chhattisgarh (Second Lead)

RAIPUR - A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, noted human rights activist Binayak Sen walked out of jail Tuesday evening after a more than two-year-long confinement, amid jubilation by dozens of rights activists.

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Binayak Sen released, vows to keep up struggle for peace (Lead)

RAIPUR - A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, human rights activist Binayak Sen walked out of jail Tuesday evening after a more than two-year-long confinement, amid jubilation by dozens of rights activists.

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Binayak Sen walks out of jail

RAIPUR - A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, human rights activist Binayak Sen walked out of Raipur central jail here Tuesday evening with his wife, Ilina Sen, by his side amid jubilation and victory slogans by dozens of rights activists.

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Chief justice worried over declining number of people approaching courts

CHANDIGARH - Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan Saturday expressed concern over the decline in the number of people approaching the courts in the last few years and urged them to seek the services of the judiciary for legitimate settlement of their cases.

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High court hauls up Uttar Pradesh police chief

LUCKNOW - The Allahabad High Court Wednesday took Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Vikram Singh to task for failing to carry out its order to reinstate some 20,000 constables who were summarily dismissed by the Mayawati government.

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Apex court asks Rajasthan government to seize rapist’s property

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Friday ordered the Rajasthan government to seize all the property of Udaipur guest house manager Parbat Singh, who is evading arrest despite being convicted of raping a British tourist and sentenced to life imprisonment by a trial court. Singh was on bail following his appeal to the state high court.

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Coleman asks FEC to allow him to use campaign funds for legal bills in donor lawsuit

Coleman wants to use campaign cash in lawsuits

WASHINGTON — Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman has asked the Federal Election Commission for permission to use his campaign funds to pay for legal bills in two lawsuits that target a top donor.

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Theatre fire victims seek early decision on compensation

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Tuesday decided to begin hearing from October a bunch of lawsuits challenging the distribution of compensation among the victims of the 1997 Uphaar theatre fire tragedy.

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