Everything you need to know about Asansol Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Asansol Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Celebrities in China will be punished for advertising unsafe food products in accordance with laws, a judicial official has said.
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Goa are "out of question" now, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday, adding that over 38 lakh square metres of land given to seven SEZ promoters would be taken back.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A 40-year-old Indian woman was kept prisoner for six months by the Obhrai family on their 2-million-pound estate in Middlesex.
Brasilia, April 22 (IANS) A Brazilian judge has sentenced 23 police officers to 156 years in prison each for involvement in a notorious prison massacre in 1992.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who reportedly told the police officer arresting her for disorderly conduct, "do you know my name," did not utter those words, a source has said.
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The West Bengal government is hopeful of appointing transaction advisors by next month for setting up two electronic manufacturing clusters (EMCs), an official said Saturday.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has been flooded with at least 60 representations either seeking or opposing clemency for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, an official said here Friday.
Purulia (West Bengal), Apr.5 (ANI): The government, which is sparing no effort to improve connectivity in the area, has initiated the construction work of a state highway in Nituria block of Purulia district for development of Maoist-affected tribal areas of West Bengal.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti Friday spoke to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid about the two Italian marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last year.
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew the restraining order on Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini, which it had imposed following Italy's decision to not send back two of its marines arrested in connection with the murder of the two Kerala fishermen.
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he will seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, which gave a narrow first round victory to rival Uhuru Kenyatta.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday said the Italian Government's decision to return the marines is a welcome development, and added that it has vindicated the Indian judicial system and India's diplomacy.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini will not leave India till further orders, and directed authorities to ensure compliance with its order of March 14.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the Congress-led UPA Government to explain to the nation what actions it plans to take to ensure the return of the Italian marines to face trial in India.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Faced with severe criticism after Italy refused to send back two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, the Congress-led UPA Government may take a hard stand and expel Rome's envoy in New Delhi, Daniele Mancini.
Marrakech (Morocco), March 10 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived here to take part in the 35th Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ordinary General Assembly.
Moscow, Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian opposition blogger, who has been hounded by allegations of child abuse, has moved from Moscow to Prague but denied that the move has anything to do with the accusations.
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone's former fiance is facing the prospect of being jailed after being found guilty of blackmailing the socialite for 200,000 dollars.
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A former boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone has denied reports that he tried to blackmail the Formula 1 heiress for 200,000 pounds.
After a decision from the Supreme Court, Telecom operator Uninor has closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Telecom operator Uninor closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday following a Supreme Court order, which said all the operators who did not win spectrum in the previous auctions should close down services immediately.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Google is likely to be forced to remove offending posts on its Blogger website after a UK judge 'opened the door' for the search giant being required to monitor what users write.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Makers of a film based on the life of India's most notorious bandit Veerappan have agreed to pay 2.5m rupees to his widow.
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Natasha Sivanandan, a 58-year-old Asian-origin woman, has won a 14-year-long court battle over sex and race discrimination after she was turned down for a post at a government-funded anti-racism group.
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) The union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) is likely to take a decision after March 15 on lifting a moratorium imposed on the expansion of 26 industrial areas across the country, including West Bengal's Haldia, an official said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition to transfer December 16, 2012 gang-rape case to a place outside Delhi.
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): It seems to be over for Rupert Sanders and his wife Liberty Ross, as the 34-year-old actress filed for divorce from the director on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
St. Petersburg, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven children from Russia's St. Petersburg city are expected to reach the US by the end of February, despite a Russian ban on adoptions by US families, a top official said.
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam has appeared in court in Libya for the first time since his capture more than a year ago.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Two Italian sailors charged with killing two Indian fishermen lost their Supreme Court bid on Friday to be tried on home soil, a victory for New Delhi in a diplomatic tussle over jurisdiction that has strained ties between the two countries.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) As the outcry for a speedy justice delivery system gains momentum in the wake of the Delhi gang-rape, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday called for judicial reforms to take "centre-stage in the fast-transforming world".
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) With her government drawing flak from the governor, media and a section of the civil society over law and order issues, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday asked the people not to pay heed to "slander" and "misinformation campaigns".
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to finalise the schedule for second round of spectrum auction here today.
New York, Jan. 4 (ANI): A police officer can't pull anyone over and make an arrest for showing them the middle finger, a US court declared on Thursday.
London, December 27 (ANI): A UK man has been jailed after police found a text message he sent two hours before trying to break into a house which read: 'I've told you 20 times - don't ring me when I'm out robbing'.
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of the Russian parliament has given preliminary approval to legislation introducing a ban on NGOs involved in political activity in Russia and receiving funding or support from US citizens or US-based organisations, and those whose activities are seen as a threat to Russia's interests.
Dublin, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Irish Government has pledged to pass a law soon that will allow women to undergo abortions if pregnancy threatens their lives.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet here today to discuss roadmap for unsold telecom spectrum.
Cairo, Dec 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court suspended its work indefinitely on Sunday, following protests against the court.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet here today.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said a panel would be constituted to check the sale of autorickshaws on the black market in the capital.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had acted "fully in accordance" with its judgment on the auction of cancelled 2G licences.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the CBI on a public interest litigation that has sought cancellation of all coal blocks allocated to private companies and a SIT probe into the alleged scam.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The auction of 2G telecom spectrum resumed today at 9 a.m., even as the first day saw a subdued response.
Sydney, Nov (ANI): Google has paid 200,000 dollars in damages to a Melbourne man after he won a defamation case against the Internet search engine giant.
London, Nov. 4 (ANI): British counter-terrorism legislation is under threat from European judges in Strasbourg.
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) James Bond films are a high-octane action ride with plenty of thrills and some chills. And Daniel Craig, the latest to play the unflappable, debonair 007, says he tries to blank his mind so "that the fear doesn't come in" but also gets a kick out of the cuts and bruises.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A woman carer in Britain has been sentenced to jail for five years after she poured boiling water onto an elderly man and hit him on the head with a kettle when he refused to give her money for drugs.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A Delhi Court Thursday issued a production warrant against businessman Abhishek Verma for recording of evidence in a defamation case lodged by him against his American partner and another person.
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS) Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi Thursday said he was "astounded and disconcerted" by the Indian justice system's dithering over the case of two Italian anti-pirate Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Norway's Telenor and India-based Unitech have reached an agreement to amicably settle all disputes between the two parties.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) A special court here fixed Nov 21 for framing of charges against former Commonwealth (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and others accused in a corruption case related to the preparations for the 2010 event held here, an official said.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct.4 (ANI): The suspected key plotter of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008, Sayeed Zabiuddin Ansari, was sent to judicial custody till October 8.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on the issue of one-time spectrum fee remained inconclusive Wednesday.
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Five sons of hate preacher Abu Hamza, who is fighting extradition to the US from Britain, have been convicted of serious offences ranging from bomb making to fraud and assaulting police, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Justice Altmas Kabir, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, was Saturday sworn in as the 39th Chief Justice of India.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday registered two new separate cases against two private companies, their directors and other public servants in the coal block allocation case and conducted raids in seven cities across the country.
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Ten people have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 32-year-old-woman and assaulting her husband in the industrial township of Durgapur in Burdwan district, police said Tuesday.
Sydney, Sep 10(ANI): Ace American tennis player Andre Agassi was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions on Sunday before Serena William won the women's final.
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Two people died and at least six were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday.
Sydney, Sept. 4 (ANI): A man said that it was a 'kick in the guts' after he was ordered to dig up his parents' graves following a split from his former wife in Australia.
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has shot up to 643, with 80 percent of the patients residing in Kolkata and its adjoining North 24 Parganas district, the state health department said Sunday.
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the death of an 11-year-old boy in Kolkata, the dengue epidemic has claimed its third victim in the state, the health department said Saturday. The number of confirmed cases has gone up to 638.
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 570, the state health department said Friday.
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 517, of which two patients including a nine-year-old girl have died, the state health department said Thursday.
--Indo-Asian News Service
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) As many as 313 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health department official said Monday.
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 209 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharjee said here Friday.
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A US watchdog group has said that implied nudity on television shows in the country had increased over 400 percent since the 2010 to 2011 season.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced Sunday the extension of suspension against Mohamed Bin Hammam, amid corruption charges against its former president.
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Thursday approved the new information and technology (IT) policy laying special emphasis on jobs linked to hardware, animation and graphics.
Kolkata, August 14 (IANS) Subjected to regular sexual harassment by a some local youths and following an altercation with her father on the issue, a 13-year-old-school girl committed suicide by immolating herself in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said Tuesday.
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months.
London, Aug. 13 (ANI): Britain has decided to drop the Contempt of Court Law, after the government's official law reform organisation termed it as being out-of-date.
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With 80 confirmed cases of dengue reported so far in West Bengal, the state government has decided to launch an intense awareness campaign throughout all the disease prone areas.
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Eva Longoria has reportedly made an out of court settlement with a man whose car she ploughed into in 2010.
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has reportedly made an out of court settlement with Roman Gasparyan, who had filed a case against her for crashing her car into his vehicle in 2010.
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Liam Oliver-Christie, son of British Olympics hero Linford Christie, has been jailed for helping two cocaine dealers sell drugs from his home, the Daily Mail reported.
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan could do "without the headache of electing yet another short-term PM", said a leading daily Saturday.
London, Aug 4(ANI): Beleaguered UK security firm G4S is facing further embarrassment after it emerged that one of its guards had been charged with making a bomb threat at an Olympic venue.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor Wednesday said it will auction its business and assets to get maximum possible returns for its investors.
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Around 200 miners of the Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), trapped in West Bengal's Burdwan district after the power grid failure, have been rescued, police said Tuesday.
Berlin, July 26 (IANS) Germany's top court has ruled changes in the current election law, introduced last year by Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, as unconstitutional.
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a liberalised regime was already in place since 1999.
London, July 12 (ANI): Oscar Pistorius, also known as the 'blade runner' and 'the fastest man on no legs', is set to attract plenty of attention when he makes his debut at the London Olympics next month.
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's new contempt law "for all practical purposes provides immunity to top holders to flout court orders", said a daily, calling it a bid to save Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf from an "adverse order by the Supreme Court".
Cairo, July 10 (ANI): Egypt's military council has said the decision to dissolve the country's parliament must be upheld, and stressed that all state institutions must respect constitutional declarations.
Genoa, July 6 (IANS/AKI) A luxury vehicle belonging to Al Saadi Gaddafi, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been seized by Italian police from a hotel in Genoa where it had been parked for almost five years.
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the central government to conduct an inquiry against presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee for canvassing votes before resigning as finance minister.
Giving a major relief to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court (SC) Friday quashed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against her in a corruption case rooting from the Taj Corridor case and related to disproportionate assets (DA) on the basis of lack of evidence..............
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): In a major relief to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, the Supreme Court on Friday quashed its order in connection with a disproportionate assets case lodged against her.
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has filed a $4 billion law suit against Russia's state arms corporation Rosoboronexport in an international court in Geneva over a missile deal that Russia suspended.
London, July 5 (IANS) Two Muslim brothers of Asian origin have been charged with grooming a pair of teenage girls for sex and persuading them to work as prostitutes for workers at an Asian curry house in Britain.
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, and said he was denied justice in the spot-fixing case in England.
Asansol (West Bengal), June 28 (ANI): A major fire broke out at a coal mine here, causing panic among residents of nearby villages and mine workers.
London, June 22 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani, ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, has been convicted by a British court of raping a minor Asian girl 30 times in 10 years.
Islamabad, June 22 (ANI): Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry, while hearing a dual nationality case, has said if parliamentarians were not prevented from holding dual nationality then the influx of 'imported' premiers would continue.
Los Angeles, June 21 (IANS) Singer Jay Z has been sued for copyright infringement.
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government has ordered 10 sponge iron units in Burdwan district to be closed down for flouting pollution norms, an official said Monday.