#MeToo: Ramani had no right to accuse me of sexual harassment as she had no proof, Akbar tells court

The remedy against a misconduct at workplace was always available and that Ms. Ramani’s accusation were not in good faith or in public interest, he said. Former Union minister M J Akbar told a Delhi court on Thursday that journalist Priya Ramani had “no right” to accuse him of sexual misconduct that allegedly took place … Read more #MeToo: Ramani had no right to accuse me of sexual harassment as she had no proof, Akbar tells court

Delhi court awards 7-year jail term to ISIS terrorist

The case was initially registered by the Special Cell of Delhi and was later transferred to NIA in September, 2017. A Delhi court on Thursday awarded seven year jail term to an ISIS terrorist for conspiring to commit terror acts and waging war against the government. Special Judge Praveen Singh also imposed a fine of … Read more Delhi court awards 7-year jail term to ISIS terrorist

Court grants bail to two in February riots case

A Delhi court has granted bail to two persons in a case related to the communal violence in north-east Delhi in February last year, on the ground of parity. It noted that four co-accused were granted bail before filing of the charge sheet and six others were granted bail in the past two months. Additional … Read more Court grants bail to two in February riots case

Delhi court takes cognisance of offence of sedition against Sharjeel Imam

The case is related to the violence during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in December last year, which resulted in damage to public property and injuries to police near Jamia Millia Islamia A Delhi court on Saturday took cognisance of the offence of sedition against JNU student Sharjeel Imam in a case related to … Read more Delhi court takes cognisance of offence of sedition against Sharjeel Imam

#MeToo: M J Akbar did not approach court with clean hands, says Priya Ramani

She made the submission during the final hearing in the complaint filed by Akbar against her for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct 20 years back. Journalist Priya Ramani Friday alleged before a Delhi court that former union minister M J Akbar did not approach the court with clean hands in his … Read more #MeToo: M J Akbar did not approach court with clean hands, says Priya Ramani

Court asks if there is chance of settlement between Akbar, Ramani

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey posed the query on Saturday as he started hearing afresh the final arguments in the case A Delhi court on Saturday asked former Union minister M J Akbar and journalist Priya Ramani whether there was a chance of settlement between them in a criminal defamation complaint filed by … Read more Court asks if there is chance of settlement between Akbar, Ramani

Tablighi Jamaat: Court Dismisses 44 Pleas by Delhi Police Against Order Discharging Foreigners

A court here on Thursday dismissed 44 pleas filed by the Delhi police challenging the order of the magistrate’s court by which the foreigners were discharged for the offences of attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation here by allegedly violating visa norms, malignantly spreading infection of disease dangerous to life and disobeying quarantine rules. Additional Sessions Judge … Read more Tablighi Jamaat: Court Dismisses 44 Pleas by Delhi Police Against Order Discharging Foreigners

MeToo: Court to Hear Akbar’s Defamation Case Against Priya Ramani on November 10

A Delhi court will resume on November 10the hearing of final arguments in the criminal defamation complaint filed by former Union minister M J Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Vishal Pahuja, who had earlier sent the matter to Principal District and Sessions Judge seeking its transfer to another court, fixed … Read more MeToo: Court to Hear Akbar’s Defamation Case Against Priya Ramani on November 10

Delhi Court Grants Bail to BJP Leader Hans Raj Hans in Defamation Complaint by Manish Sisodia

File photo of Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia. (Image: ANI) The court granted the bail on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 with one surety of the like amount. Sisodia had filed the complaint against Hans and other BJP leaders — Memebrs of Parliament Manoj Tiwari and Pravesh Verma, MLAs Manjinder Singh Sirsa and Vijender … Read more Delhi Court Grants Bail to BJP Leader Hans Raj Hans in Defamation Complaint by Manish Sisodia

Delhi court seeks transfer of case against Priya Ramani

Matter not filed against MP/MLA, hence cannot be tried by this court: Judge Vishal Pahuja A Delhi court, which was hearing former Union Minister M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani for her tweets accusing him of sexual harassment for about two years, on Tuesday said it cannot hear the case any more because … Read more Delhi court seeks transfer of case against Priya Ramani