No voting rights for prisoners: HC

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking voting rights for prisoners, saying the facility was provided under the law and it can be taken away by law. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said the Supreme Court has held that the right to cast vote was neither a fundamental right nor a common law right and was only provided by a statute. Continue Reading

Editorial: Recover from rioters

A plea was moved in Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking directions to the authorities to recover damages for destruction of public and private property during anti-CAA protests from those responsible. Continue Reading

Jamia varsity violence: Delhi HC agrees to hear PIL

The Delhi High Court today agreed to hear a PIL seeking setting up of a fact- finding committee to look into the violence at Jamia Millia Islamia University following protests over the amended Citizenship Act. Continue Reading

ED moves Delhi HC challenging anticipatory bail to Chidambaram

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today approached the Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case. The plea is likely to be heard tomorrow. Continue Reading

Chidambaram approaches HC for bail, challenges trial court remand order

Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media corruption case, today approached the Delhi High Court seeking bail. Continue Reading

Unnao: Rape survivor gives statement at AIIMS

‘In-camera’ proceedings commenced today at AIIMS here, where a temporary court has been set up for recording the Unnao rape survivor’s statement in the case of alleged sexual assault by expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in 2017. Continue Reading

Chidambaram plea: SC to decide 5 September

The Supreme Court today said it will pronounce on 5 September the order on plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate. Continue Reading

SC extends protection from arrest to Chidambaram

The Supreme Court today extended till tomorrow the interim protection from arrest granted to former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Continue Reading

CBI questions Chidambaram based on Indrani’s confession

CBI officials continued to question former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram for the third consecutive day today. Continue Reading

CBI grills Chidambaram; Karti says he never met Peter or Indrani

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram spent a quiet night in the CBI guest house on the ground floor of the agency headquarters after his dramatic arrest from his posh residence in the INX media corruption case, officials said today. Continue Reading