Antara Basak

Antara is a sub-editor on the news desk of Hindustan Times, Mumbai.

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Striking lawyers: Non-examination of witness is contempt of court, says Allahabad HC

Updated on Dec 08, 2023 09:24 PM IST

The court directed that in case examination of a witness is prevented by striking lawyers or striking lawyers refusing to examine the witness, the trial court shall record its finding in that regard.

The Allahabad high court in Prayagraj (HT File Photo)
ByJItendra Sarin, Prayagraj

Who is Cong MP Dhiraj Sahu being linked to 200 crore stashed in almirahs?

Union ministers launched an attack on the Congress after PM Modi cited a report of the IT raid and said every penny has to be returned to the public.

Dhiraj Sahu has been a Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Jharkhand since 2010.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 09:25 PM IST

Lucknow: CSIR-CDRI opens crèche for its scientists having babies

With an aim to support its employees having babies, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) in Lucknow opened ‘Gulmohar’—a state-of-the-art crèche—on its campus on Friday

The crèche has a range of facilities and features tailored to meet the needs of both parents and children. (Sourced)
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 09:24 PM IST
By, Lucknow

India's judge-population ratio stands at 21: Law Minister tells LS

India's judge-population ratio stands at 21: Law Minister tells LS

HT Image
Published on Dec 08, 2023 09:23 PM IST

Decisive blow to forces of darkness, says Conrad K Sangma after cops seize ammo

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma in a post on X, formerly Twitter, showered praises for the operation conducted on a tip sent by the military intelligence

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma praised the Ribhoi district police for the seizure (Ribhoi Police)
Published on Dec 08, 2023 09:18 PM IST
ByDavid Laitphlang

Take stern action against lawyers working as property dealers: Allahabad HC to U.P. govt

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has also directed the commissioner of police, Lucknow, to submit a list of lawyers facing criminal charges

The court passed the order on 11 writ petitions clubbed together, including the one filed by a local lawyer Prashant Singh Gaur in 2010 seeking action against lawyers involved in property dealing and facing criminal charges. (For Representation)
Published on Dec 08, 2023 09:18 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Will challenge Chanda Kochhar's interim bail in Bombay HC: CBI tells SC

Chanda Kochhar and her husband were granted bail by the Bombay HC in January in connection to Videocon-ICICI Bank loan fraud case.

Ex-ICICI Bank MD & CEO Chanda Kochhar
Published on Dec 08, 2023 09:17 PM IST

ISRO’s Aditya-L1 clicks crucial Sun images for solar radiation hazard study

SUIT observations will help assist scientists in placing tight constraints on the effects of solar radiation on Earth's climate, says ISRO.

Among the notable features revealed are sunspots, plage, and quiet Sun regions.(ISRO)
Published on Dec 08, 2023 09:15 PM IST

Violence on LU campus: Varsity authorities expel three students after 12 days

A notice issued by university authorities read that the trio had been “expelled from the university with immediate effect”

The LU campus in Lucknow (HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 08, 2023 09:14 PM IST
By, Lucknow

US on the brink of hitting a new high for mass killings as 2023 numbers spike

Mass killings, defined as incidents involving the death of four or more people, excluding the perpetrator, remain infrequent but have seen a concerning uptick.

LISBON, MAINE - OCTOBER 28: In an aerial view, law enforcement officials are seen investigating the area where Robert Card, the suspect in two mass killings, was found dead on October 28, 2023 in Lisbon, Maine. Mr. Card, who allegedly killed 18 people in a mass shooting at a bowling alley and restaurant in Lewiston was found dead in nearby Lisbon. (Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Dec 08, 2023 08:44 PM IST
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