• LIFE
    PNB fraud: Mehul Choksi cites risk to life, moves court

    Mumbai: One of the key accused in the PNBfraud case, Mehul Choksi, on Friday moved a fresh application in a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant against him. His application came three days after his nephew Nirav Modi, another key accused in the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National BankNSE -2.14 […]

  • LIFE
    When Supreme Court has ruled on life & death

    SC has ruled variously on death penalty and commutation. (Express archive) ON TUESDAY last week, the Supreme Court recalled its own 2009 order sentencing six convicts to death, and acquitted them because of glitches in the prosecution case, which involved the murder of five persons. It brought the spotlight on the varying ways in which courts […]

  • Archaeologists discover Aztec ball court in heart of Mexico City

    The remains of a major Aztec temple and a ceremonial ball court have been discovered in downtown Mexico City, shedding new light on the sacred spaces of the metropolis that Spanish conquerors overran five centuries ago, archaeologists said on Wednesday. The discoveries were made on a nondescript side street just behind the city’s colonial-era Roman […]

  • NEWS
    Supreme Court won’t monitor the Vyapam trial

    The CBI has already taken over the probe in 117 cases related to the alleged Vyapam scam in which corruption has been alleged in the conduct of examinations by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would no longer monitor the alleged Vyapam scam as […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Australian court launches judicial review of Adani’s mine project

    Issuing a sharp response to the latest legal hurdle, Adani company said, “The suggestion by serial litigant Land Services of Coast and Country is anti-democratic and defies common sense.” Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint Melbourne: Adani’s controversy-hit $21.7 billion Carmichael coal mine project in Australia faced another legal hurdle after a court on Friday launched a judicial […]

  • NEWS
    Brazil Court Blocks Facebook Funds Over WhatsApp Dispute: Report

    A court in Brazil on Thursday blocked BRL 19.5 million ($6.07 million or roughly Rs. 40 crores) in Facebook Inc funds after the US-based social networking company’s WhatsApp messaging service failed to turn over messages sought in a drugs case, the G1 news service said. Brazil’s federal police said WhatsApp has defied repeated orders to […]

  • NEWS
    Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking WhatsApp Encryption Key

    HIGHLIGHTS Sudhir Yadav, an RTI activist has petitioned in SC to ban WhatsApp SC had asked Yadav to approach government for this matter Recently WhatsApp had implemented end to end encryption in its app The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL urging it to ask the government to seek the private key from WhatsApp […]

  • STARTUPS
    Uber, Karnataka government prepare for any other round in court docket

    Uber is probably to contest directives which includes best driver licenses issued by the Karnatakagovernment may be general, installation of a virtual meter able to generating printed receipts or a yellow taxi board, amongst others. Photo: Reuters Bengaluru: some other spherical of felony bickering among Uber Inc. And the Karnataka government isprobably to comply with […]

  • QUOTES
    Delhi court costs Rajiv Gandhi, Convicts three For Graft

    Delhi court costs Rajiv Gandhi, Convicts three For Graft Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had said that corruption by government servants diminished theimage of public corporations and hampered improvement. NEW DELHI: A court docket in Delhi on Tuesday convicted two valuable Public Works branch (CPWD)officials and a contractor in a corruption case, while quoting former […]

  • SUCCESS
    ‘not anything To Be proud of’: ultimate court docket’s Indictment Of NREGA

    The government‘s NREGA programme is meant to assure a hundred days of employment to every ruralfamily. NEW DELHI: HIGHLIGHTS NREGA programme supposed to provide one hundred days of employment On average across the us of a it only provides employment for 47 days ultimate court raps authorities, asks Centre to release pending wages “A fulfillment […]