Actress sentenced to life for murder of film director

A small time actress of Tamil cinema has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here on charges of murdering an aspiring film director.

'Uttama Villain' producers to settle all dues before release
'Uttama Villain' producers to settle all dues before release

The producers of Kamal Haasan-starrer "Uttama Villain", which releases in cinemas on May 1, have given an undertaking in Madras High Court that they will settle all dues before release.

Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam's bail plea rejected
Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam's bail plea rejected

A local court in Budgam on Saturday rejected the bail application of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat.

Court orders release of police truck, involved in timber smuggling

A court here has set aside an order of Mandi Forest Conservator to confiscate a police truck which was allegedly smuggling Deodar timber scants and ordered that the vehicle be released.

Documents leak: Court to hear bail plea of five corporate executives today

A court here will on Friday hear the bail application of five corporate executives accused in connection with the Petroleum Ministry's documents leak case.

Delhi HC denies Pachauri permission to travel abroad

The Delhi High Court on Thursday denied permission to environmentalist RK Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, to travel abroad to attend a Global Water Summit.

Pacheco case: Goa court stays search warrant for Manohar Parrikar's official residence

In a late development, South Goa additional District and Sessions judge P Sawaikar on Wednesday stayed the warrant issued by a trial court to search the official residence of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at 10 Akbar Road in New Delhi for a former Goa minister, who has been reported missing for over a fortnight.

Japan court approves restart of reactors in boost for Abe's nuclear policy

 A Japanese court has approved the restart of Kyushu Electric Power`s Sendai nuclear power station, plaintiffs said on Wednesday, rejecting a legal bid to halt the process by residents worried about the safety of the plant. 

California horseback beating victim gets $650,000 payout

US local authorities have agreed to pay $650,000 to a man beaten by police in a violent arrest caught on video following a horseback chase, officials said Tuesday.

American's alleged killer to face UAE psychiatrist tests

An Abu Dhabi court on Tuesday ordered psychiatric tests on an Emirati woman accused of two jihad-inspired attacks against Americans including the murder of a teacher in a shopping mall toilet.

Boston bomber back in court, prosecution demands death

 Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will return to court for the start of his sentencing trial Tuesday when prosecutors will demand that the American jury condemn the 21-year-old to death.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Verdict date to be announced today
Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Verdict date to be announced today

A Mumbai court will on Tuesday announce the date of the verdict in the Salman Khan accident case of 2002.

Anurag Kashyap applauds 'Court' and `Margarita With A Straw`
Anurag Kashyap applauds 'Court' and `Margarita With A Straw`

Ace director Anurag Kashyap who is known for his off beat movies, can connect with the audience through his kind of genre even in the era of commercial blockbusters.

Delhi HC stays suspension of St Stephens's college student involved in magazine row

The Delhi High Court ordered a stay on the suspension of a student of St Stephens's college involved in a row over an online magazine.

Azerbaijan jails prominent rights campaigner

A court in Azerbaijan on Thursday jailed a prominent human rights campaigner for six and a half years, a move denounced by his lawyer and rights groups as politically motivated.

It's Diwali for film lovers with `Margarita...`, `Court`: Aamir Khan
It's Diwali for film lovers with `Margarita...`, `Court`: Aamir Khan

This Friday, industry's two most internationally critically acclaimed films - `Margarita With A Straw` and `Court` is set for release.

Suspended St Stephen's student e-zine editor moves court

The suspended editor of a student e-zine banned by St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu on Thursday moved court seeking a stay on the action against him taken by the college on disciplinary grounds.

Don't intend to preach through 'Court': Chaitanya Tamhane
Don't intend to preach through 'Court': Chaitanya Tamhane

His National Award-winning film "Court" talks about loopholes in the Indian judicial system, but director Chaitanya Tamhane insists he did not make the movie for a social cause and it is a just an expression of his selfish interest.