Deepankar Malviya
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Sharjeel Imam hearing: Delhi court issues summons to DCP

A Delhi court has issued summons to the deputy commissioner of police (crime) to appear before the court in the bail application of Sharjeel Imam in a sedition case. The court has listed the matter for December 9. The court observed that the absence of the special public prosecutor is causing witnesses to be discharged without examination. Sharjeel had sought bail under section 436A of CrPC in the case filed against him for allegedly making inflammatory speeches during the anti-CAA protests.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 05:24 AM IST
By, New Delhi

ED files 1st charge sheet against AAP’s Sanjay Singh in Delhi excise policy case

The ED had called Sanjay Singh a “key conspirator” in the case claiming that Singh exploited and gained money/kickbacks generated from the liquor policy scam

AAP leader and MP Sanjay Singh was arrested by the federal agency on October 4 (File Photo)
Published on Dec 02, 2023 03:28 PM IST

Soumya murder case: 4 convicts given life terms

The court found the accused guilty of murder & awarded life imprisonment to them under sections 302 & 34 of the IPC & sections under the MCOCA.

The court refused to grant the death penalty to the accused observing that the act does not fall within the category of “rarest of rare”.
Updated on Nov 26, 2023 04:36 AM IST
By, New Delhi

AAP MP Sanjay Singh seeks bail in Delhi excise case

Singh, who was arrested on October 4, has said he was unjustly arrested only based on statements given by accused-turned-approver Dinesh Arora

Sanjay Singh is the second most high-profile AAP leader, after Manish Sisodia, to be arrested in the excise case. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 24, 2023 10:38 PM IST

Delhi court grants divorce to Honey Singh, wife withdraws domestic allegations

The terms of settlement in Honey Singh’s divorce case have not been disclosed by court. The grant of divorce, however, puts an end to a 2.5 year-old litigation.

Singer-rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh with wife Shalini Talwar in happy times.
Updated on Nov 08, 2023 12:16 PM IST

NewsClick case: Founder, HR head sent to judicial custody till December 1

The duo was arrested on October 3 by the Delhi Police’s special cell following questions after raids on journalists, freelancers, writers, and satirists linked to the portal

NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha (PTI)
Published on Nov 02, 2023 05:36 PM IST

Delhi AAP MP’s custody extended till Nov 10

Delhi court extends judicial custody of AAP MP Sanjay Singh by 14 days in money laundering case. He is allowed to receive treatment at a private hospital.

AAP MP Sanjay Singh had submitted before the court that apart from type 2 diabetes, he is also suffering from primary angle closure glaucoma, for which he is being treated at Shroff Eye Centre. (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 28, 2023 05:44 AM IST

Soumya murder: Hearing on sentencing deferred to Nov 7

A Delhi court has ordered the government to submit a report on the psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of the five convicts in the 15-year-old murder case of journalist Soumya Vishwanathan. The court will consider the report before sentencing on November 7.

Soumya Vishwanathan was shot dead in her car at Vasant Kunj around 3.30am on September 30, 2008, while she was returning home from work. (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 27, 2023 05:18 AM IST

Continuous seizure of scribes’ devices violates fundamental rights: Delhi court

The order, released on Thursday, emphasised that allowing the press to function independently is necessary for the country’s democracy

A Delhi court has said continuous seizure of electronic devices used by journalists for their work tramples on their fundamental right to freedom of profession as well as the freedom of speech and expression. (Representative image.)
Published on Oct 20, 2023 12:17 PM IST

Court convicts 4 for 2008 murder that rocked Delhi

A Delhi court has convicted four people for the murder of journalist Soumya Vishwanathan 15 years ago. A fifth person was convicted for receiving stolen property and conspiring to facilitate organized crime. Vishwanathan was shot dead in her car in 2008, which sparked outrage and protests in Delhi. The convicted individuals may face a maximum sentence of the death penalty. The sentencing will take place on October 26.

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Updated on Oct 19, 2023 05:42 AM IST
By, New Delhi

15 years on, four convicted for killing 26-yr-old journalist Soumya Vishwanathan

The court convicted four accused – Ravi Kapoor, Amit Shukla, Ajay Kumar and Baljeet Malik in the murder case and the fifth accused – Ajay Sethi – was convicted under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 411 (dishonestly receiving stolen property)

Soumya Vishwanathan, 25, was shot dead in her car at Vasant Vihar’s Nelson Mandela Road on September 30, 2008 (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2023 04:33 PM IST

Delhi court rejects police report to cancel rape FIR against Shahnawaz Hussain

Shahnawaz Hussain has denied the charge, saying the complainant had a marital discord with his brother and unnecessarily dragged him into the case

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain (PTI File Photo)
Published on Oct 11, 2023 04:14 PM IST

NewsClick founder, HR head in 10-day custody

A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha and the website’s human resource department chief Amit Chakraborty to 10 days in judicial custody

NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha being brought to the Patiala House Court by Delhi Police's special cell on Tuesday. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 11, 2023 07:24 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi court extends Sanjay Singh’s ED custody by 3 days

The court said the extension of Singh’s ED custody was necessitated based on the discovery of new facts

New Delhi: AAP MP Sanjay Singh being taken to the Rouse Avenue Court by the Enforcement Directorate officials in connection with the Delhi excise policy case, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023. (PTI Photo)(PTI10_10_2023_000193A) (PTI)
Updated on Oct 11, 2023 06:26 AM IST

Delhi court extends ED custody of AAP MP Sanjay Singh in excise policy case

The senior leader of AAP was produced in the court after his five days of ED custody ended on Tuesday

Special judge MK Nagpal granted the extension of ED custody till October 13. (PTI photo)
Published on Oct 10, 2023 05:39 PM IST

Harassment allegations motivated: Former WFI chief to Delhi court

The court will continue hearing arguments on the charges on October 16.

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh says the charges are “cosmetic” (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 08, 2023 05:34 AM IST

Delhi court remands AAP MP Sanjay Singh to 5 days ED custody

Sanjay Singh was produced before special judge M. K. Nagpal amid heavy security in a room filled with lawyers, journalists, and his family members

Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh during an ED raid at his residence in Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 05, 2023 08:07 PM IST

Land-for-jobs scam case: Lalu, Tejashwi, Rabri Devi and 14 others granted bail

The court had summoned all accused on October 4 taking cognizance of a fresh charge sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on July 3. This was the second charge sheet filed by the CBI naming Tejashwi

Lalu Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav, Rabri Devi and the other 14 accused were present before the Delhi court on Oct 4 pursuant to the summons (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 02:05 PM IST

Delhi court extends NIA custody of Manipur violence suspect Seiminlun Gangte

Seiminlun Gangte was apprehended on Saturday by a joint team of the Manipur Police and the National Investigation Agency

Seiminlun Gangte has been remanded in NIA custody for eight more days on a request by the agency (ANI/X)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 05:10 PM IST

Delhi court takes cognisance of Supertech charge sheet

Delhi court takes cognisance of ED charge sheet against Supertech chairman RK Arora in money laundering case; sufficient evidence available.

The federal anti-money laundering agency initiated a probe against the Supertech Group of Companies based on 26 first information reports (FIRs) filed by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi, Haryana, and the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly cheating 670 homebuyers of an amount of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>164 crore. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 06:06 AM IST

Delhi court summons Lalu, Tejashwi and others in alleged land-for-job scam

Special judge Geetanjali Goel, while taking cognizance of a fresh charge sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on July 3, passed the order issuing summons to all the accused asking them to appear before it on October 4

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav (right) and Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav (left) (File Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 01:59 PM IST

Court declines Satyendar Jain plea for case transfer

The former Delhi minister moved the application seeking transfer of his trial in disproportionate assets case from special judge Vikas Dhull to another, alleging bias

The CBI registered a case against Jain on August 24, 2017, alleging that he had acquired assets disproportionate to his income. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 11:59 PM IST

Sajjan Kumar let off in one 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Despite getting acquitted in this matter the Congress leader will continue to remain in Tihar Jail serving a life sentence in another 1984 riots case.

According to the prosecution, Sajjan Kumar indulged in acts of rioting armed with deadly weapons with the object to loot, damage, burn the properties and kill members of the Sikh community in Sultanpuri area. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:39 AM IST

Trial against 7 accused in Kanjhawala case in Delhi to begin

The accused are facing charges of murder, tampering with evidence, criminal conspiracy, and giving false information.

FSL officials inspect the Maruti Suzuki Baleno that dragged Anjali Kumari for three hours over 13km in January. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:46 AM IST

Delhi court refuses to acquit Gehlot in defamation case

A Delhi court on Tuesday refused to acquit Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot in a criminal defamation complaint lodged by Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

A delhi court on Tuesday refused to acquit Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot in a defamation case. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 20, 2023 12:36 AM IST
By, New Delhi

NE Delhi riots: Court pulls up prosecutor

A Delhi court has reprimanded a special public prosecutor for throwing a file and behaving aggressively during a hearing in a 2020 Delhi riots case. The court has referred the matter to the Delhi Police Commissioner and the District and Sessions Judge and warned the prosecutor to be more careful in maintaining the court's decorum.

The court issued a warning to the SPP to desist from showing any kind of aggression before the court and to be much careful in maintaining the court’s decorum. (Representational image)
Updated on Sep 07, 2023 10:52 PM IST

Ghaziabad lawyer murder: In support, Delhi lawyers to abstain from work today

The coordination committee condemned the cane-charge by the police and the murder, and called for stern action against the guilty

On Wednesday afternoon, advocate Manoj Chaudhary, who practised at the Ghaziabad Tehsil, was gunned down by two assailants in his chambers while he was having lunch. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 31, 2023 11:37 PM IST

Delhi court allows Manish Sisodia to open new bank account

Sisodia, who was physically produced before the court amid heavy security, moved an application before the court seeking permission to sign documents for opening new bank account

The court further directed that the details of the new bank account should also be provided to the ED. (PTI photo)
Updated on Aug 25, 2023 01:31 PM IST

Sajjan Kumar discharged of murder charge, faces rioting, arson case

A Delhi court framed charges of rioting, arson and abetment in one 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against the former Congress MP

Congress leader Sajjan Kumar is serving life imprisonment in a case related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 11:11 PM IST

Former steel ministry official jailed for three years in coal scam

Former executive secretary of the joint plant commission of the Union ministry of steel, GK Basak, has been sentenced to three years of rigorous imprisonment and fined ₹5 lakh in a coal block allocation case. The court also gave Basak the benefit of setting off the period he had already undergone in detention. This is the 14th conviction in the coal allocation scam.

The court added that if the accused fails to pay the fine then he would further undergo imprisonment for a period of three months (Representative photo)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 12:00 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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