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I'm happy he did it: Wife of fugitive Carlos Ghosn slams Japanese justice
Two weeks ago, Carlos Ghosn made a dramatic escape from house arrest in Japan, where he was awaiting trial on charges of under-reporting earnings, breach of trust and misappropriation of company funds. He denies all charges.
Unnao rape case: Kuldeep Sengar moves Delhi HC challenging conviction, life imprisonment
The trial court had convicted 54-year-old Sengar und...
Nirbhaya case: One of four gang rape convicts moves HC against death warrant
The four convicts -- Vinay Sharma (26), Mukesh Kumar (32), Aksha...
Muzaffarpur case: Court seeks CBI response on Brajesh Thakur's plea claiming witnesses not reliable
The plea was filed as the probe agency had given a statement in the Supreme Court that the girls, who were thought to be allegedly murdered, were alive, said advocate Dheeraj Kumar, representing some of the accused in the case.
Ghosn's Japan lawyer: Questioning averaged 7 hours a day
The lawyer said he told Ghosn he couldn't expect a fair trial in Japan, but his chances of winning were good because the evidence against him was so weak. Japan's judicial system has come under fire over Ghosn's case. Critics have for years said the prolonged detentions tend to coerce false confessions. Suspects can be detained even without any charges.
Inter-creditor agreement can be signed right at the time of lending for quick resolution, says Bankruptcy Board member
ICA mechanism was established to arrive at a resolution plan within a specific period (30+180 days) for any account where the borrower misses payments and is believed to be in incipient stress without formally initiating the bankruptcy process.
Lessons from Murugappa: What are your inheritance rights as a woman?
Succession and inheritance laws are still grey areas for many women, largely due to the lack of uniformity.
NCLAT dismisses RoC plea on modification of judgement in Tata-Mistry matter
A two member bench headed by Chairman Justice S J Mukhopadhaya dismissed the plea filed by RoC. NCLAT further said that its December 18, 2019 judgement has no aspersions cast against it. "There is no ground to amend judgement dated December 18, 2019," the NCLAT said in its order.
Ashok Gehlot govt says child deaths down at Kota Hospital in 2019, BJP blames poor facilities
Under fire from opposition BJP over the deaths of 100 children in a Kota hospital last month, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said on Thursday that the Congress govt had in fact brought down the number of casualties compared to that a year earlier.
Invest right, you can’t expect a goldilocks scenario all the time: Pramod Gubbi
At some stage, over the next quarter or two you will see the bottom and some sort of recovery.
Such members have no moral right to be in LS: Rajnath Singh on Rahul's rape remark
Lok Sabha proceedings on Friday were adjourned twice, first for half an hour and then for another 15 minutes amid uproar over Rahul Gandhi's reported remarks about rape in the country.
Conviction rate for rape only 27.2% even as country celebrates justice in Nirbhaya case
According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 1,56,327 rape cases were on trial in 2018. Of these, trial was completed in 17,313 cases, resulting in conviction in only 4,708 cases. There was acquittal in 11,133 rape cases and discharge in 1,472 cases.
Global growth may take a pause but there’s no case for recession: Howard Davies, RBS
The uncertainty about oil supplies in the Middle East will persist for a while.
SC stays HC order quashing LRs issued in Adani Coal Import case
The Supreme Court stayed the Bombay High Court's order quashing the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seeking information about the alleged Rs 29,000-crore over-invoicing by Adani Enterprises Limited in connection with coal imports from Indonesia. The Solicitor General argued the high court order had prevented DRI from collecting evidence.
Death penalty debate rages on as court considers plea of Nirbhaya convict
There are over 50 countries that still allow capital punishment and gruesome crimes such as the Nirbhaya gang rape-and-murder case serve as a reminder that the issue of doing away with death penalty is not a settled one. The US-based Death Penalty Information Center states that there are 146 countries that have totally abolished death penalty.
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