Judges not to be addressed by 'My Lord', 'My Honour', rules Rajasthan High Court

In a departure from the British era tradition adopted by the Indian judiciary, full court of the  Rajasthan High Court on Monday ruled that terms used to address the judges such as 'My Lord', or 'Your Honour are banned from further use.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking women's entry into mosques

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Akhila Bharatha Hindu Mahasabha`s plea that Muslim women should be allowed to enter mosques for offering prayers.

Jul 08, 2019, 19:21 PM IST

Amber Rose, Blac ​Chyna show support to gay marriage ruling with kiss

Amber Rose and Blac Chyna showed serious PDA at the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Jun 29, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

'South African court issues arrest warrant for Bashir'

South African High court judges on Monday ordered that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir be arrested, saying they were concerned that a order of the court to have Bashir kept in the country was not complied with, a local TV station reported.

Jun 15, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Madagascan police clash with MPs ahead of impeachment ruling

Madagascan police smashed open the car windows of an opposition lawmaker late Monday and seized the equivalent of $74,000 in cash, reporters witnessed, two weeks after parliament voted to dismiss the president.

Jun 09, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Graft, economy crank up pressure on Brazil ruling party

Twelve years after surging to power in Brazil, the Workers` Party (PT) is at a crossroads, struggling to deal with a tanking economy and a ballooning graft scandal that has implicated members and c

Mar 31, 2015, 07:12 AM IST

Obama seeks to block immigration ruling

President Barack Obama`s administration will seek to block a court ruling that has frozen landmark immigration reform and called into question his strategy of bypassing Congressional stalemate.

Feb 21, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Obama vows to fight immigration ruling

US President Barack Obama`s tactic of using executive orders to bypass a hostile Congress and drive through controversial immigration reform has run into legal trouble.

Feb 18, 2015, 03:26 AM IST

Ruling on detained Americans by late August: Iran

Iran`s official news agency says the country`s judiciary expects to make a final decision in the case of three Americans charged with espionage by late August.

Jun 14, 2011, 21:49 PM IST

Oil and sand mafia are ruling Maharashtra: Munde

Oil and sand Mafia have spread their
tentacles all over Maharashtra and government officers are not
secure, senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde said here on Thursday.

Jan 28, 2011, 00:20 AM IST

SC ruling on Dara `lenient`: Congress

Congress on Friday described as
"lenient" the Supreme Court`s decision rejecting CBI`s plea
for death penalty to Dara Singh, convicted for burning alive
Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two minor sons.

Jan 21, 2011, 23:11 PM IST

Allahabad HC wrong ruling irks SC no end

Rebuking Allahabad High Court
for its "casual approach" in acquitting a rapist, the Supreme
Court has said such a serious crime has been handled without
application of mind.

Jan 14, 2011, 22:30 PM IST

Malaysia ruling coalition wins electoral tests

Malaysia`s ruling coalition celebrated impressive victories in two special elections on Thursday, signalling an apparent fall in support for the opposition that might embolden PM Najib Razak to call early national polls.

Nov 04, 2010, 22:06 PM IST

SC`s ruling on conviction for "common intention"

The Supreme Court has held that
a person can be convicted for murder even if he/she is merely
standing with the other accused to prevent any assistance to
the victim.

Aug 11, 2010, 22:55 PM IST

Egypt top court overturns Coptic remarriage ruling

Egypt`s highest judiciary body on Wednesday
overturned a ruling ordering the Coptic church to allow its
faithful to remarry, the official MENA news agency said, in a
move welcomed by the church.

Jul 08, 2010, 00:04 AM IST

Supreme Court`s ruling on eviction of tenants

A tenant cannot be evicted if
the original owners, for whose bonafide personal needs the
rented premises is sought, subsequently die during pendency of
the dispute, the Supreme Court has held.

Mar 02, 2010, 21:00 PM IST

Myanmar court to rule tomorrow on Suu Kyi appeal

Myanmar`s Supreme Court will rule
Friday on detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi`s
appeal against an 18-month extension to her house arrest, a
court notice said.

Feb 25, 2010, 19:36 PM IST

SC`s ruling on cruelty in matrimonial rows

The Supreme Court has held
that in matrimonial disputes "cruelty" can be in various forms
including subtle gestures and words.

Feb 11, 2010, 23:52 PM IST