Congress on Wednesday condemned the forcible eviction of a rape victim in Jalore who was on a hunger strike demanding action against the accused, who is also reported to be her relative, in a case last year.
The son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade has gone on hunger strike after being "beaten and injured" in court where he is on trial for corruption during his time as a minister, his lawyers and supporters said Thursday.
Demanding establishment of a new bench of Allahabad High Court in western Uttar Pradesh, lawyers of bar associations of all 22 districts falling in the region will on Monday will go for a relay sit-in at Jantar Mantar in Delhi.
Judicial work in the Delhi courts will remain paralysed for the third day on Thursday due to indefinite strike of city lawyers protesting the delay in tabling an amendment bill of enhancing pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts.
There was minimum vehicular traffic in Aizawl as Commercial Vehicle Joint Action Committee organised three-day strike from 6 am on Wednesday to protest different decisions made by the state government.
With over 30,000 taxis remaining off the roads on the first day of an indefinite strike called by unions, commuters in the city are bracing for another round of hardship on Friday with the trade unions calling a "total" transport strike across the state.
The Bombay High Court rapped the Maharashtra government for its failure to deal with the strike of doctors in government hospitals due to which several patients died during the past week, according to a public interest litigation.