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Unscrupulous builders should not be spared: NCDRC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:38

The apex consumer commission has dismissed an appeal filed by a real estate developer against a direction to pay nearly Rs 65 lakh to two persons who had jointly booked a flat in its project.

Kerala star-couple Dileep, Manju to file divorce plea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:31

Malayalam film star couple Dileep and Manju Warrier are likely to file a joint divorce petition in their bid to lessen the cumbersome legal process, sources said here Wednesday.

HDFC Securities launches 'e-Will' writing service

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:56

HDFC Securities, a subsidiary of HDFC Bank, has collaborated with a partner Legal Jini to offer this service.

British Lords hold ten-hour debate on assisted dying

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 06:22

Members of Britain`s unelected House of Lords have spent almost ten hours discussing whether to legalise assisted dying, in an often emotional debate putting the question back on the agenda, if not on the statute books.

Separate SGPC within legal framework, says Hooda

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 22:18

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday hit out at his Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal who earlier in the day termed the Congress government`s move to set up a separate committee for managing the Gurdwaras in the state "illegal and patently wrong".

Sharia courts never claimed legal powers: Muslim Personal Law Board

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:27

All India Muslim Personal Law Board Monday said the Darul-Qaza (Sharia courts) never claimed that they are constitutional institutions or have legal powers.

`Midnight Rider` makers charged with involuntary manslaughter

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 18:21

`Midnight Rider` director and producers have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Wayne County, Georgia superior court following the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones.

Spain lawmakers approve legal protections for ex-king

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:10

Spanish lawmakers Thursday approved controversial new legal protections for ex-king Juan Carlos, who lost his total immunity when he quit the throne.

AAP threatens legal action over Bengal BJP`s claims of merger

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 20:19

Rubbishing claims that its West Bengal unit has merged with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Aam Aadmi Party Saturday said it would take legal action against state BJP president Rahul Sinha for making a false claim.

`Indian prisoners to get free legal aid from Pak lawyers body`

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 01:00

Lawyers Congress, an advocates` body in Pakistan, has agreed to provide free legal aid to Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistani jails, National Panthers Party supremo Bhim Singh said on Thursday.

Malaysia PM launches legal action against news portal

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 22:03

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday launched legal action against a leading independent news website known for its often harsh criticism of the long-ruling government, the portal said.

Priyanka Chopra slaps notice on Aseem Merchant over biopic?

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 15:08

The top-notch Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has reportedly slapped a legal notice on her alleged ex-boyfriend Aseem Merchant. According to a leading daily, the actress has decided to put a road block in Aseem`s biopic on Prakash Jaju which apparently will have real-life incidents related to PeeCee`s life.