To deal with benami transaction cases, Centre notifies special courts

October 22, 2018

New Delhi: The central government has notified Sessions courts in 34 states and Union Territories, which will act as special courts for trial of offences under the benami transaction law. The court (s) of Session in the states and UT were notified after consultation with Chief Justices of respective High Courts under the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 (45 of 1988) for the trial of offences punishable under the…

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#MeToo: SC declines urgent hearing of PIL asking for FIRs based on allegations

October 22, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct and assault levelled by women across various sectors, part of what is being referred to as India’s #MeToo movement. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul told lawyer M L Sharma, who had filed the petition, that it will come up for…

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh announce wedding date

October 22, 2018

After months of speculation, actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have confirmed that they will get married on November 14 and 15. The couple shared a joint wedding announcement on Twitter on Sunday; wedding venue has not been revealed yet. “We thank you for all the love you have showered upon us over the years and seek your blessings as we embark on this incredible journey of love, loyalty, friendship and togetherness,” they wrote on…

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