HC CJ suspends Magistrate who had slapped sedition charges against Jaitley

Ankit Goel, posted as Judicial Magistrate and Civil Judge at Kulpahar in Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh, has been placed under suspension 

Feb 13, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

UP court summons Mulayam Singh Yadav over controversial 'rape' remark

A local court in Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh, issued summons to Samajwadi Party chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav, over his remark on rape.

Aug 21, 2015, 20:22 PM IST

Advocates lock up magistrate in his chamber in Tamil Nadu

A magistrate was on Tuesday locked in his chamber by irate advocates who demanded that he be disqualified for allegedly conducting a Lok Adalat with the aid of a lawyer expelled by Tamil Nadu Bar Council.

Mar 17, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

Goa lady magistrate booked for dowry harassment

A woman magistrate of a trial court is among three family members who have been booked in a dowry harassment case, police said on Wednesday.

Nov 05, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

Magistrates not bound to direct registration of FIR: Delhi court

A Delhi court has refused to order lodging of an FIR in a property dispute matter, saying its "discretion powers cannot be exercised in a mechanical manner" and "magisterial court is not bound to direct investigation".

Nov 04, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

Magistrate sends 7 cases against riot accused to sessions court

The Chief Judicial Magistrate has committed to the sessions court for trial seven cases against a riot accused.

Jul 23, 2014, 13:31 PM IST

Disciplinary action recommended against magistrate

The Administrative committee of Kerala High Court today recommended disciplinary action against N V Raju, Judicial First Class Magistrate, alleging misconduct in the recording of statement of solar scam accused Sarita S Nair.

Jun 11, 2014, 19:26 PM IST

Magistrates should apply mind before passing orders, says HC

Bombay High Court has cautioned magistrates against passing orders in criminal cases without a proper reason to it, before asking the police to investigate cognizable offences.

Jul 14, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Magistrate can summon someone not named in chargesheet: SC

The Supreme Court has held that a magistrate can direct initiation of criminal proceedings against anyone even if that person`s name is not mentioned in the chargesheet.

Apr 09, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

Guwahati molestation case: 11 convicted, 4 acquitted

Eleven accused in the sensational GS Road molestation case on July 09 last, including prime accused Amarjyoti Kalita, were convicted.

Dec 07, 2012, 17:02 PM IST

Court asks police official to apologise to magistrate

A Delhi police official has been asked by a court here to tender an apology to a magistrate with an undertaking to be careful in discharging his duties in future.

Nov 28, 2012, 14:22 PM IST

Meghalaya: GNLA chief to move fresh bail plea

Chief of Meghalaya`s outlawed Garo National Liberation Army, Champion R Sangma, is likely to move a fresh bail application in a court.

Sep 12, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

CMM to inspect Rohini Jail after allege torture

A magistrate would be visiting Rohini Jail on Wednesday to inquire into incidents of alleged torture of inmates.

Apr 23, 2012, 20:37 PM IST

26/11: Pakistani panel`s India visit was `futile`

The eight-member Pakistani judicial commission travelled to Mumbai last week.

Mar 22, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

Record my statement before magistrate: Bhatt

Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has
asked the SIT which is probing the 2002 post-Godhra
riot cases to record his statement before a magistrate.

Dec 27, 2011, 09:53 AM IST

Magistrate shot at, escapes unhurt

A First Class Judicial
Magistrate had a narrow escape when an unidentified person
shot at him soon after he left the court and was going towards
his home at Bareilly, 100 kms away from here, police said
on Saturday.

Dec 03, 2011, 15:15 PM IST

Sessions court pulls up magistrate for wasting judicial time

A sessions court has pulled up
a magistrate for passing an order "without jurisdiction" for
release of luggage of an accused.

Jan 12, 2011, 17:15 PM IST

Court irked over summons against magistrate

A Delhi court has taken strong note of the issuance of summons against a magistrate even after he had testified as a witness in a murder case involving former UP MLA.

Nov 14, 2010, 10:23 AM IST

Magistrate, policemen suspended during kavad yatra in UP

A sector magistrate and 19
police officials have been suspended for dereliction of duty during the kavad yatra here.

Aug 02, 2010, 13:27 PM IST

Magistrate booked for assaulting railway employee in Lucknow

A sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) in Uttar Pradesh was booked Thursday for assaulting a level-crossing gateman who did not let him cross the tracks while a train was approaching, an official said.

Mar 18, 2010, 15:43 PM IST