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Suchitra Mohanty

India's top court orders states to pay $672 compensation for each COVID death

Oct 05 2021

NEW DELHI India's top court ordered state authorities to pay $672 (50,000 rupees) as compensation for each death caused by COVID-19, as a way to help families cope with the loss, according to its order reviewed by Reuters on Tuesday.

Shootout inside Delhi courtroom kills three, gang wars blamed

Sep 24 2021

NEW DELHI Three people were killed in a suspected gangland shooting inside a Delhi courtroom on Friday, police said, causing panic in the premises.

Supreme Court ends proceedings against Italian marines

Jun 15 2021

NEW DELHI/ROME India's top court said on Tuesday it has closed all proceedings against two Italian marines over the shooting of two fishermen off the southern Indian coast in 2012, after Rome paid $1.36 million in compensation.

Supreme Court rules against extending moratorium on bank loan repayments

Mar 23 2021

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's top court on Tuesday rejected an attempt to extend a six-month moratorium on loan repayments to banks, but ruled that no borrowers can be charged any extra interest incurred on loans during that period, which ended in August last year.

Indian judge sees no reason to detain climate activist charged with sedition

Feb 23 2021

NEW DELHI A New Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to 22-year-old climate activist, saying there was "scanty and sketchy evidence" of sedition in her efforts to help farmers protest in a case that has drawn global attention. | Video

India court extends activist Ravi's detention over farm protest

Feb 20 2021

NEW DELHI A Delhi court granted a police request on Friday to extend the detention of climate activist Disha Ravi who they accuse of sedition for her alleged role in the creation of an online "toolkit" intended to help farmers protesting reforms.

India court extends activist Ravi's detention over farm protest

Feb 19 2021

NEW DELHI A Delhi court granted a police request on Friday to extend the detention of climate activist Disha Ravi who they accuse of sedition for her alleged role in the creation of an online "toolkit" intended to help farmers protesting reforms. | Video

Indian climate activist arrested illegally, her lawyers say

Feb 18 2021

NEW DELHI Lawyers for a 22-year-old Indian activist charged with sedition said she was arrested illegally in southern India and produced at a New Delhi court without prior notice to her family or counsel, according to legal documents filed on Thursday.

India court clears reporter in suit filed by MP over #MeToo accusation

Feb 17 2021

NEW DELHI An Indian court on Wednesday cleared journalist Priya Ramani of criminal defamation charges brought by former union minister M. J. Akbar after she publicly accused him of sexual assault in 2018.

India top court suspends ruling on man who molested girl after outcry

Jan 27 2021

NEW DELHI India's top court on Wednesday suspended a lower court's ruling reducing the punishment for a man who groped a girl after the verdict sparked an outcry in a country where crimes against women have become politically contentious.

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