Phone hacking: British jurors discharged as Andy Coulson`s trial ends

The trial of British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson ended Wednesday as the jury failed to reach majority verdict on two remaining counts that he conspired to commit misconduct in public office by paying public officials for royal phone books.

British PM under pressure after hacking verdict

British Prime Minister David Cameron was braced Wednesday for difficult questions over his decision to hire Andy Coulson as his media chief, as the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking awaited a verdict on other charges.

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt, supporters stunned

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organisation" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country`s respect for media freedoms.

Russian journalist`s killers get life sentences

A duo who killed a Russian journalist in 2006 was given life sentences by a court in Moscow, media reported Monday.

British phone-hacking trial nears conclusion

The jury in the seven-month trial of two ex-Rupert Murdoch editors, one the media mogul`s head of British newspapers and the other a close aide to the prime minister, is expected to retire to consider its verdict this week.

Nitish Katara murder case: HC to pronounce verdict today

Nearly a year after reserving its verdict, the Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday the judgement on appeals of three convicts against a lower court order awarding rigorous life imprisonment to them for abducting and killing Nitish Katara in 2002.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC rejects plea against relief to convicts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict commuting death sentence of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to life imprisonment and dismissed Centre`s review petition.

Officials in China`s baby trafficking case to receive verdict

A Chinese court will Friday announce its verdict in a trial where four former hospital officials are accused of serious dereliction of duty in a baby trafficking case.

Bangladesh war crimes court to deliver verdict on BNP leader

A special Bangladeshi tribunal will on Tuesday give its verdict on senior BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury`s alleged involvement in war crimes, prompting authorities to intensify security across the nation.

Prithviraj Chavan welcomes Delhi gang rape verdict

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday welcomed the Delhi court judgment giving the death penalty to the four men convicted in the gang-rape case of Dec 16 last year.

Damini, her family got justice: Shinde

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday hailed as exemplary the death sentence awarded to four convicts in the Delhi gangrape case, saying the victim and her family have got justice.

Delhi gang-rape: What will be the fate of convicts?

The much-awaited order in the Delhi gangrape case of the 23-year-old paramedic student will be pronounced on Friday.

Bradley Manning urged to appeal `dangerous` verdict by Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called US soldier Bradley Manning a "hero" and said he expected him to appeal after a military judge convicted him of espionage.

Judge to announce verdict in US rape case today

A judge said he would issue a verdict today in the trial of two high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl.

Berlusconi`s lawyers seek to move Milan trials

Silvio Berlusconi`s lawyers have filed motions to change the jurisdiction of two trials nearing verdicts in Milan.

Verdict reserved on plea by Cong MLA seeking quashing of case

The Karnataka HC reserved its verdict on the criminal petition filed by Congress MLA Baburao Chinchansur seeking quashing of the disproportionate assets case against him.

Verdict in Tehelka sting case on April 27

A Delhi court reserved its judgement for April 27 in a fictitious defence deal case in which former BJP President Bangaru Laxman is accused.

HC reserves verdict on nursery admission row

The private schools told the Delhi High Court that the RTE Act allows schools to admit children below four years in age to
nursery classes.

Respect verdict of Parliament: PM tells Team Anna

In a clear message to Team Anna, PM Manmohan Singh on Wednesday asked the activists to respect the verdict of the Parliament on the Lokpal Bill.

Verdict in 2003 Mumbai twin blast case on Dec 12

Arguments on confirmation of death sentence awarded to three convicts in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blast case concluded before the Bombay High Court.