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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.