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Kanda’s brother gets bail in dud cheque case (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday granted interim bail till Sep 21 to Govind Kanda, brother of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and an accused in ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Delay in appeal outcome no ground for exoneration in murder: SC


September 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A person who has been acquitted of murder by a trial court cannot challenge the reversal of this by the high court on the ground ... Read more...

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Fresh case registered against Gopal Kanda


September 6th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A fresh case was registered here against former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, an accused in the Geetika Sharma suicide case, for not appearing before ... Read more...

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SC directs fresh trial of Delhi 1997 blast accused


August 31st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed a fresh trial of a terror accused whose conviction and sentencing had been set aside by a court bench on ... Read more...

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Police get more time to probe why Kanda ignored warrant


August 31st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted 10 days to the police to probe why former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his brother Govind Kanda were ... Read more...

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Fahim Ansari’s wife relieved at his acquittal


August 30th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Expressing relief over Fahim Ansari's acquittal in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai by the Supreme Court, his wife Yasmin Thursday said she was glad ... Read more...

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SC admits plea against acquittal in Bihar massacre (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a Bihar government plea challenging the acquittal of 23 accused in the massacre of 20 Dalits by the Ranvir Sena ... Read more...

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(HOLD) SC admits plea challenging acquital of Bathani Tola accused


July 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a Bihar government plea challenging the acquittal of 23 accused in the infamous Bathani Tola massacre of Dalits by the ... Read more...

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British mom kills kids, spends night with bodies


June 19th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) A British woman faces at least 38 years in prison on charges of killing her two children while they slept in a hotel room in Spain ... Read more...

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Delay in police complaint lets accused walk free


June 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) An unexplained delay of 50 days in filing a police complaint and the lack of witnesses led a Delhi court to acquit a couple accused ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta convicted on four counts by US jury (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) Former Goldman Sachs' Indian American director Rajat Gupta was convicted Friday of four of six counts on charges of providing insider tips to convicted hedge-fund ... Read more...

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Karadzic denies genocide charges in Bosnia


June 12th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied that forces under his command committed genocide in Bosnia. He demanded an acquittal, claiming prosecutors had failed ... Read more...

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‘Mount indefinite protests over lenient Mubarak sentence’


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian revolutionary movements have called for an indefinite protest in Tahrir Square in the centre of Cairo over "lenient" sentences handed to ousted president Hosni ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC concerned over out-of-court settlements


June 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Taking suo motu cognisance of a teenaged girl's case, the Pakistani Supreme Court has expressed concern over the factors compelling rape victims' families to go for ... Read more...

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Casey Anthony found hiding in Florida


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Casey Anthony has been found hiding in Florida, 10 months after the end of her trial. She will now have to return to Orlando’s courts. ... Read more...

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Parts of hostile witness’s evidence can be used: Apex court (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Judges should not treat as totally erased the evidence tendered by a witness whom the prosecution terms as hostile during a trial, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Evidence of hostile witness carries weight: Apex court


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Judges should not treat as erased the evidence tendered by a witness whom the prosecution terms as hostile during a trial, the Supreme Court has ... Read more...

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Don’t want bail, want to come out clean: A. Raja (Exclusive Interview)


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister Andimuthu Raja is not very keen on getting out on bail because he would prefer to walk out of prison with ... Read more...

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CPI-ML to move apex court against massacre case acquittal


April 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI-ML) will move the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted in the 1996 massacre ... Read more...

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Norway killer refuses to disclose militant contacts


April 19th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik appeared increasingly irritated and uncooperative, and largely refused to answer as prosecutors questioned him about his alleged "militant nationalist" contacts."It ... Read more...

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Bihar to move apex court against massacre case acquittal


April 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 18 (IANS) Bihar will file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted for the 1996 massacre of 21 people ... Read more...

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Protests in Bihar against acquittal of massacre accused


April 17th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar took to the streets Tuesday against a Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted for the 1996 massacre of 21 ... Read more...

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Eight years later, illicit liquor vanishes in thin air


April 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Eight years of trial ended in the acquittal of a woman, accused of smuggling illicit liquor, when police in a court here presented an empty ... Read more...

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‘Sajjan’s acquittal in other riot cases due to no witnesses’


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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Apex court to rule if states can appeal acquittals in CBI cases


March 19th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court will examine whether states could file an appeal challenging the acquittal in a criminal case, probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Court notice to 82 acquitted in Mirchpur Dalit killing


February 24th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to all 82 acquitted in the 2010 Mirchpur killings on a plea challenging their acquittal in the arson ... Read more...

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Acquittal of five in Shivani Bhatnagar murder case contested (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a petition of the Delhi government challenging the acquittal by the Delhi High Court of former Indian Police ... Read more...

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Rape-murder accused’s acquittal reversed; gets life term


February 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Three years after a rape-murder accused walked free, he is set to be put behind bars again. The Delhi High Court has sentenced the man ... Read more...

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Acquittal of five in Shivani Bhatnagar case contested


February 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a petition of the Delhi government challenging the acquittal by the Delhi High Court of former Indian Police ... Read more...

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Shivani murder: R.K. Sharma’s acquittal challenged in apex court (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi Police Wednesday challenged in the Supreme Court the acquittal of R.K. Sharma, the main accused in the 1999 murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police failed to present key witness in massacre case


December 15th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) Acquittal by the Jharkhand High Court of four suspected Maoists who were awarded death sentence for the 2007 massacre of 19 people, including the son of ... Read more...

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Court acquits four suspected Maoists in 2007 massacre


December 15th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Thursday acquitted four suspected Maoists who were awarded death sentence for the 2007 massacre of 19 people, including the son of former ... Read more...

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Newark man acquitted of the 1978 murders


November 24th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newark, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New Jersey man has been acquitted of murder more than 30 years after the incident. A jury acquitted 58-year-old Lee Anthony Evans on charges of killing ... Read more...

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Student leader accused of professor’s murder found dead


November 20th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 20 (IANS) A student leader accused of severely beating a college professor, leading to his death, in 2006 was found dead in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior city, police said ... Read more...

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Families stand by jailed Pakistani cricketers


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Families of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammed Aamir stood by them Thursday, saying they are innocent and have been implicated in the ... Read more...

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