Day: August 13, 2018

HC sentences man to jail for a month for lying on oath

open view web desk New Delhi, Aug 12: Taking a serious view against a man for lying on oath, the Delhi High Court has sentenced him to jail for a month for contempt of court and said it will be a great public disaster if the fountain of justice […]

Gitta Mittal becomes first woman CJ of J&K HC

  open view web desk Srinagar, Aug 11: Justice Gita Mittal became the first-ever woman Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court after she was administered the oath of office by Governor N N Vohra here today. The Governor administered the oath of office to Justice Mittal as […]

JNU student leader Umar Khalid attacked in Delhi

open view web desk New Delhi, Aug 13: Some unidentified men targeted Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Umar Khalid and gunshots were heard at the Constitution Club near Parliament in New Delhi on Monday, but he escaped unhurt, police said Witnesses claimed that two shots were fired when Khalid […]

Catalogue of abuse: seeking justice for the Rohingya

open view web desk Cross-legged in a windowless, almost pitch-black bamboo shack, the investigator pressed record on a video camera and asked the young Rohingya woman to describe the night the Myanmar soldiers came. “They broke down our door. They took my husband outside and shot him,” recalled […]

Koreas to hold Pyongyang summit in September

open view web desk North and South Korea agreed Monday to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September after high-level talks in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula. The two sides “agreed at the meeting to hold a South-North summit in Pyongyang in September as planned”, the […]

Iran’s Khamenei: ‘No war, no negotiations with the US’

open view web desk Iran’s supreme leader said Monday there would be neither war nor negotiations with the United States, and that the country’s problems were the result of government mismanagement more than renewed sanctions. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s comments add to the pressure on President Hassan Rouhani following […]

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