India  /  Published 27.11.18

SC glare on using FIR as Sword of Damocles

The tactic of keeping FIRs hanging over citizens for years and use it as a tool of harassment came under the glare of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, which chided the Chhattisgarh government in a murder...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.20

DNA test for baby

Police on Saturday collected blood samples from the baby found in a jungle in Ghurabandha, 80km from here, on September 6 last year, as well as from a couple who maybe her parents, for a DNA test. Sak...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 21.10.19

On tape: Pay for poll ‘duty’

Footage has emerged that shows a person resembling Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal asking a group of traders to give Rs 500 each to their employees, deploy them in polling booths and ensure votes for t...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Mason faces son kidnap slur

A mason has allegedly fled his home in Chakdah with one-year-old son following a tiff with wife who thinks her jobless husband might have a “bad intention”. Mamata Biswas lodged an FIR, appealing ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

India  /  Published 07.11.19

SC plea for FIRs against cops

Three advocates petitioned the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking the registration of FIRs against all the police personnel who had besieged the state police headquarters on Tuesday in protest against ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.19

Torture FIR on husband

A 37-year-old woman on Thursday lodged an FIR at Birsanagar police station against her husband for allegedly assaulting her at their house in Calcutta.Prabha Kasireddy Singh, an architect by professio...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 19.03.19

HC crackdown on Assam bandhs, blockades

Gauhati High Court has toughened its stand against strikes and road or rail blockades in Assam and directed the police to lodge FIRs against organisations that call and enforce these.A bench of Justic...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.02.20

Ex-minister gets bail in scam case

Tripura High Court on Saturday granted bail to former public works department minister and MLA Badal Choudhury, 87 days after he was arrested over an alleged Rs 600-crore scam in 2008-2009.Public pros...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 11.01.19

Plans tied to Asthana run into HC bump

Delhi High Court on Friday refused to quash the corruption FIR against benched CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, citing the immutable principle of equality that “be you ever so high, the law is a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 09.01.19

Tripura students body wants CM to quit

The Twipra Students Federation (TSF) demanded the resignation of chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb after Tripura police lodged an FIR against three of its members on Wednesday.The FIR was lodged under t...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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