Everything you need to know about Lakshmeshwar Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Lakshmeshwar Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to central and state government on a PIL seking quashing of contract given to a private company to manufacture high security registration plates (HSRP) on grounds they are defective.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Facebook and other social networking sites how Indian children could be prevented from knowingly or unknowingly getting exploited by adults online.
Karachi, May 22 (ANI): The reports of YouTube restoration in Pakistan turned out to be a rumour, as it was not restored even after a section of the media had announced the lifting of the ban, on Tuesday.
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A court in Pakistan Monday granted bail to Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, but the former president will remain in detention in a case relating to keeping judges in illegal confinement.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to investigate alleged money laundering by the controversial Saradha Group.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Kobe Bryant, who is involved in a court battle with his mother to keep her from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days and early professional basketball career, has claimed in a court filing that he never gave his mum permission to sell off his stuff.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) CPI-M leader Brinda Karat Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, seeking his intervention in the appointment of the chairperson of the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), which she said plays a big role in advancing the interests of the disabled.
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) A Pakistani student, charged with running over and killing an Indian teenager here, will take his case to Dubai's highest court to seek his acquittal.
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the jailed son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, briefly appeared in a court in Libya Thursday to face criminal charges.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) UPA II battled a crisis Tuesday after the Supreme Court censured the Manmohan Singh government for meddling in the CBI investigation into coal block allocations, setting the stage for more paralysing fireworks in parliament.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court has been informed about the changes made in the status report on coal scam and the names of those behind the changes, the CBI said Tuesday.
Madrid, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Alfredo Saenz has resigned as CEO and vice chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander, the largest financial institution in the euro zone.
Vladivostok (Russia), April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Military Court of the Russian Pacific Fleet Monday acquitted two crew members of a Russian Navy nuclear attack submarine, the Nerpa, basing on Friday's jury decision.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Infrastructure major Lanco Infratech said Monday it has settled out of court a multi-billion dollar legal dispute with Perdaman Chemicals of Australia.
Cairo, April 28 (IANS) The Cairo Criminal Court Sunday refused an appeal by former president Hosni Mubarak and decided to keep him in prison pending investigations in a case related to illicit gains, state media reported.
Amid the much hue and cry by the opposition parties about the meeting, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has defended the meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before. He has asserted that asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
Ghaziabad, April 26 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Sinha Friday defended his meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before, asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Singh's reported visit to Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy's residence a day before the agency filed Friday affidavit in the Supreme Court on the coal block allocations has kicked up a political storm.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India has directed chief secretaries of Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa to file their compliance reports-affidavits of its directions on police reforms and on constituting State Security Commissions (SSC).
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Golos Association, an independent election monitoring NGO in Russia, will probably have to close down, its director said Thursday after the organisation was fined 300,000 rubles (around $10,000) for failing to register as a "foreign agent".
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Golos Association, a non-government organisation which monitors elections and campaigns for voters' rights, has refused to register itself as a "foreign agent" as required by a new NGOs law.
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of former president Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, prosecutors said.
Islamabad, Apr 23 (ANI): Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's counsel Ahmed Raza Kasuri has said that his client had no faith in the Supreme Court bench hearing the treason case.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday extended by one month the term of the one-man committee set up to look into allegations that US retail giant Walmart violated Indian regulations by indulging in lobbying activities to gain entry to the country.
Karachi, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that he is hoping to resume his career in little more than two years, although he has accepted that he will now have to serve the rest of his ICC ban after his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was rejected.
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistan's interim government Wednesday told the top court that it cannot initiate a high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf as it has only the mandate to hold elections.
Panaji, April 17 (IANS) The Goa government is unaware of the quantum of illegal ore mined from Goa in the last three years and the loss caused to the exchequer, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa legislative assembly Wednesday.
Cairo, April 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court Monday ordered to grant parole to former president Hosni Mubarak in the case of killing protesters during the 2011 turmoil, but kept him in custody pending investigations in other cases.
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) The DMK-backed Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) Monday decided to approach the supreme court to cancel the 1974 agreement between India and Sri Lanka and also declare the islet Katchatheevu as part of India.
Colombo, April 10 (IANS) A Sri Lankan army court of inquiry has, in a new report, cleared the military over allegations of targeting civilians in the final stages of the country's civil war, the army said Wednesday.
Islamabad, Apr. 9 (ANI): Pakistan's powerful security establishment had reportedly advised former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf not to return to the country, just days before he ended his four-year self-imposed exile, according to an official.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday summoned former president Pervez Musharraf in a treason case against him and directed authorities to ensure that he does not leave the country, a media report said.
Yangon, April 6 (IANS) Myanmar will host the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group III and IV ties here later this month.
London, April 5 (IANS) A murderer has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being caught on CCTV carrying his victim's body in a suitcase.
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Staffan de Mistura met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid here on Friday to discuss developments in the case related to the marines following the lifting of the restrictions on the Italian envoy by the Supreme Court.
Moscow, April 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An army officer who deserted his unit after committing a series of robberies 14 years ago has been apprehended and is now in custody, the Investigative Committee said Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday withdrew its March 14 restraining order that directed the government to ensure that Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini did not leave India.
Washington, April 1 (IANS) America's top court is expected to rule on same-sex marriage in mid-June, but going by the growing tide of support for it, gays and lesbians have already won half the battle.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the government might appeal to the Supreme Court if the special court set up to try the Italian marines facing trial for killing two Indian fishermen rejects Indian jurisdiction in the matter.
Sydney, Mar 28 (ANI): Oscar Pistorius' elder brother has pleaded not guilty to culpable homicide or negligent killing for the 2008 death of a female motorcyclist in South Africa.
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has refused to take direct action against former president Pervez Musharraf over Dr Mubashir Hassan's plea seeking his disqualification from the upcoming elections. The petitioner has argued that Musharraf violated the constitution on November 3, 2007, by imposing emergency in the country, reports the Daily Times.
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Supreme Court began a historic hearing on whether marriage is only between a man and a woman or whether gay and lesbian couples too could tie the knot, with little indication of the outcome.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): Ohioans have switched sides on the same-sex marriage debate, nine years after banning gay and lesbian nuptials, a new poll has found.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday confirmed the death sentence of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and commuted the death sentence of 10 others.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking to declare a legal provision on interception of telephone calls as violative of citzens' fundamental rights.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warned Italy Wednesday of "consequences" in bilateral ties if its two marines accused of killing two Indians don't return to face the Indian law.
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's election commission has "finally shown some teeth" after politicians did everything in their power to thwart its ambitions, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday.
Moscow, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuela will hold a presidential election to elect a successor to late Hugo Chavez April 14, the country's electoral council said following an extraordinary meeting.
Cairo, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Appeals Court has set April 13 as the date for a re-trial of ousted president Hosni Mubarak.
Manama, Feb. 27 (ANI): A court in Saudi Arabia has ruled that a man will remain in jail until his old mother whom he had physically assaulted forgives him.
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Britain's most senior immigration judge has openly defied Home Secretary Theresa May by insisting that Parliament's attempt to get tough on human rights abuses by foreign criminals is outweighed by the European Court.
Pretoria, Feb 21 (IANS) The investigator in paralympian Oscar Pistorius' murder case, Hilton Botha faces charges of attempted murder, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Ministry of Water Resources has notified the final award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) in an official gazette in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court, a ministry release said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb. 18 (ANI): An all party delegation from Karnataka, led by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged the government not to notify the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT)'s final award.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed till Wednesday the execution of death sentence of the four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, whose mercy petition was rejected Feb 12.
Google map and hand held pinpointing device Global Positioning System (GPS) have flaws when it comes to monitoring illegal mining and encroachment of forest land by mining companies, the Goa government has told the Supreme Court..................
London, Feb. 15 (ANI): A drunken man from Devon was spotted "pressing" himself against an ambulance before he simulated a sex act on the emergency vehicle's bonnet.
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) A Goa court Wednesday issued notice to investigators in a minor schoolgirl's rape to explain why the school's headmistress, class teacher and a head clerk should not be charged for destroying evidence.
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Authorities in Switzerland have informed Pakistan that they cannot reopen on legal grounds the corruption cases amounting to $60 million against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, media reports said Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Swiss authorities have said they cannot reopen corruption cases against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Geo News reported Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has decided to defend himself before the commission constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe the 2007 Lal Masjid operation.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a order entitling slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri to obtain the entire probe report submitted by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the 2002 Gulberg Society riots case.
Houston, Jan 29 (IANS) A Texas woman convicted of killing and robbing her neighbour will be executed by lethal injection Tuesday, the first woman to be put to death in the US since 2010, a media report said.
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) The Goa government is working on a financial package for people in the state's mining belt who have lost jobs or ancillary businesses following the ban on iron ore mining, Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo announced Monday.
London, Jan 26 (ANI): The trial of September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has been thrown into turmoil by a legal dispute that could hand the terror suspect and his alleged co-conspirators strong grounds for appeal, a report has said.
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.
Lausanne (Switzerland), Jan 23 (IANS/CMC) Former president of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) Patrick John has dropped his appeal against a two-year FIFA ban in the bribery case involving Mohamed Bin Hammam.
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): A majority of Americans have said the Supreme Court should not overturn its landmark decision establishing abortion rights, a new poll has found.
London, January 21 (ANI): Couples argue more about cleaning, cooking and washing up than anything else except money, according to a survey.
Islamabad, Jan. 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has unveiled a plan for his party to contest elections from constituencies in all four provinces, including Dera Bugti in Balochistan.
London, Jan. 19 (ANI): A 'total fantasist' who posted gruesome videos on Facebook of al-Qaeda operatives beheading captives has been jailed for five years in Britain.
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was not going anywhere and was ready to face "any situation", his spokesperson has said, adding that he was extending his stay in Karachi from where he would monitor political developments. Zardari has also reiterated that general elections would be held on time.
London, Jan. 13 (ANI): Two men in Brtain have admitted hacking into Sony Music's servers and copying thousands of files, including previously unreleased tracks by Michael Jackson.
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A 25-year-old man in Britain pretended to be his own wife in a bid to dupe a woman into having sex with him, it has emerged.
London, Jan 7 (IANS) An Asian-origin woman who beat her son to death for failing to learn by heart parts of the Koran has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years.
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has backed calls by people in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad to be tried for war crimes.
New Delhi, Jan.4 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused a request to disqualify legislators facing charges of sexual assault, but asked all states and the Central Government to explain within a month whether they plan to set up fast-track courts to handle rape cases.
Panaji, Dec 28 (IANS) In a bid to tighten the screws on Goa's mining industry, the state government Friday gave teeth to mining officials to crack down on illegal mining.
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'.
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): Hollyoaks' actor Simon Morris, who claimed that he did not know that he was having sex with a 15-year-old girl as he suffered from the sleep disorder "sexsomnia," has been charged with rape.
Cairo, Dec. 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Egypt's newly-appointed prosecutor general, Talat Ibrahim Abdullah, submitted his resignation to the head of Supreme Council of Justice on Monday, state TV reported.
London, Dec 17 (IANS) A 58-year-old man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the neck with a screwdriver outside her daughter's primary school.
Kochi, Dec 16 (ANI): Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola arrived here last night to meet the two marines who are facing criminal trial in a Kerala court in connection with the shooting to death of two Indian fishermen off the state's coast in February.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's former boyfriend Reg Traviss walked out free after being cleared of rape - then angrily said that the case should never have gone to court.
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS/EFE) A court in the Australian state of Victoria handed down prison terms Wednesday to two men who brutally beat a Vietnamese student while shouting racist epithets.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict to acquit Pakistani scientist Dr. Khalil Chisty, and expressed hope that it would promote goodwill between New Delhi and Islamabad.
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Journalists in Goa have denounced the burning of newspaper clippings by a group representing people who have been affected by ban on mining for reporting the findings of a Supreme Court appointed committee on illegal mining in the state.
Manama, Dec. 6 (ANI): A nun who had accused a man of rape and then confessed to having consensual sex with him, has now agreed to marry him and will embrace Islamic religion, saving herself from serving a jail term.
Moscow, Dec 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A jailed Russian opposition activist, facing charges of conspiring to topple President Vladimir Putin, has now been accused of illegally crossing the country's border with Ukraine to evade prosecution.
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A court in Norway Tuesday sent to jail an Indian couple on charges of child abuse, shocking their family members, who termed the judgment one-sided.
Jerusalem, Dec 3 (IANS) In a historical verdict, an Israeli court has allowed a gay couple to divorce, media reports said.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the Tamil Nadu government's petition for immediate release of the water of River Cauvery from Karnataka.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 30 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will formally decide next year who takes over from the disgraced Mohamed Bin Hammam as its president, the Asian football governing body said.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 29 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will formally decide who takes over from Mohamed Bin Hammam as its president next year, the Asian football governing body said Thursday.
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Talks between chief ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on sharing of the Cauvery river water failed Thursday, as Karnataka declined to release any more water due to depleting levels in its drought?hit reservoirs.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court hearing a plea against distribution of free TVs and mixer?grinders by the Tamil Nadu government to people moved a step forward Tuesday with the petitioner concluding his final arguments, a lawyer said.
Los Angeles, Nov 26 (IANS) "The Big Bang Theory" actor Kunal Nayyar is reportedly facing legal action from his previous talent agency over allegations that he failed to pay the commission amount.
Lahore, Nov.21 (ANI): A five-judge bench of the Lahore High Court headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Wednesday said that it would resume hearing of Munir Ahmad's petition against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on December 5.
Kanpur, Nov. 19 (ANI): Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Monday said the Supreme Court's notice to the Centre regarding a SIT probe into coal block allocations will not affect the decisions taken by the Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG).