Hit-and-run case: Bombay HC adjourns hearing on Salman's appeal against conviction
Hit-and-run case: Bombay HC adjourns hearing on Salman's appeal against conviction

In a fresh development, the Bombay High Court has reportedly adjourned the hearing on actor Salman Khan's appeal against conviction in hit-and-run case to July 1.

Politicos meeting Salman after conviction undesirable: Pawar
Politicos meeting Salman after conviction undesirable: Pawar

NCP President Sharad Pawar today strongly disapproved of "enthusiasm" shown by certain politicians in calling on Bollywood superstar Salman Khan at his residence after his conviction in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

No immediate plan to fill vacancy caused by Pacheco: CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Tuesday said he has no immediate plans to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rural Development Minister Francisco Micky Pacheco, even as intense lobbying was on within the ruling coalition for the vacant berth.

Ex-Wales forward rugby Ian Gough wins assault case appeal

Former Wales international Ian Gough had his conviction for assaulting his glamour model ex-girlfriend overturned by a south London court on Tuesday.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: What should be the qualities of a leader?

This week Dr Subhash Chandra Show reached the beautiful, Symbiosis International University's Lavale campus, Pune. Dr Chandra addressed a group of students and discussed about leadership skills and ways to improve them.

Malaysian court to rule next week on Anwar's royal pardon

A court here will announce its decision next week on petition for a royal pardon to Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim over his sodomy conviction.

US court overturns conviction of Australian once held at Guantanamo

A U.S. military appeals court on Wednesday threw out the conviction of Australian David Hicks on a terrorism-related charge, saying the activity for which he was convicted did not become a crime until years after he was captured in Afghanistan.

166 people convicted, 389 acquitted under POCSO Act

 The accused in 166 cases have been convicted under Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 and a majority of these convictions happened in Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab, the government today said.

Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day
Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Thursday for the verdict in his 6-month murder trial, a decision that could put him behind bars for 25 years.

Prosecutor says `deceitful` Oscar Pistorius can`t dodge murder charge

A South African prosecutor branded Oscar Pistorius "deceitful" and insisted the Paralympian cannot avoid a conviction for murdering his glamorous model girlfriend, as the state closed its case against him Thursday.

Berlusconi`s under-age sex appeal trial opens

Silvio Berlusconi`s appeal trial against a conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute opened Friday without the former premier, who was doing community service for a separate tax fraud conviction.

Conviction can be imposed even if murder motive not proved: HC

Bombay High Court has held that in a murder case based on circumstantial evidence, conviction can be imposed on an accused even if the motive for the killing is not established.

Man jailed for 10 years for raping widow

A 30-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail by a Delhi court for raping a widow after trespassing into her house.

Plea in SC on restraining Centre from amending electoral law

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to stay the proceedings to amend the electoral law to nullify its two landmark verdicts disqualifying MPs and MLAs on conviction.

SC verdict may come up for review: Legal experts

Legal experts on Thursday hailed the spirit of the Supreme Court verdict barring jailed people from contesting elections but said it may come up for review.

Indian-American convicted of murder in US

A 28-year-old Indian-American man has been convicted of murder of another person from the community outside a gurdwara in the US state of California.

35 yrs after conviction, Delhi HC rejects plea of man after death

Thirty five years after a court clerk was awarded one-year jail term for taking Rs 25 as bribe, the Delhi High Court has rejected his appeal pursued by his wife and two sons after his death.

Two UK men convicted in plot to kill Joss Stone

A British jury has convicted two men of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone.

Denmark court convicts brothers of terror training

Two Danish brothers of Somali origin have been sentenced to three and a half years in prison each for the older brother`s participation in a training camp run by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia.

Establish cruelty for dowry death conviction: SC

The Supreme Court has said that for seeking the conviction of a person accused of causing dowry death, the prosecution has to produce evidence that establishes that the demand for dowry was coupled with acts of harassment.