Bhadra Sinha

Bhadra Sinha

Bhadra is a legal correspondent and reports Supreme Court proceedings, besides writing on legal issues. A law graduate, Bhadra has extensively covered trial of high-profile criminal cases. She has had a short stint as a crime reporter too.

Articles by Bhadra Sinha
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Javed seeks probe in fake encounters

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2007 10:36 PM IST
His PIL contends encounters targeting Muslims are becoming a trend in Gujarat, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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AI engineers challenge merger

None | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2007 04:13 AM IST
The Air India Aircraft Engineers’ Association challenges the amalgamation of Air India Limited and Indian Airlines Limited with the National Aviation Company of India Limited, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Doctors with 1-year practice can conduct vasectomy: SC

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2007 03:12 AM IST
SC accepts the Centre’s plea to permit doctors having one year of experience conduct vasectomy and tubectomy operations, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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AIAEA against IA and AI amalgamation with NAC

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2007 08:15 PM IST
The Air India Aircraft Engineers’ Association (AIAEA) has challenged the scheme of amalgamation of AI and IA with the National Aviation Company of India Limited, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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SC ruling on road accident claim norms

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2007 01:45 AM IST
The Supreme Court has held that it is not necessary to be a dependant of the deceased to avail compensation under the Motor Vehicle Act, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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BPO in dock for getting its client a banned drug

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2007 05:01 AM IST
Sanjay Kumar Kedia's offence was that his BPO had, on behalf of a US-based caller, placed an order for a banned drug with a seller located in America, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Register all marriages, says SC

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2007 03:10 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed all the states to frame rules for this, irrespective of the couple’s religion, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Cop beard row lands in SC

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2007 05:45 AM IST
Can a policeman be dismissed from the service for not trimming his beard? The Haryana government says it can. Bhadra Sinha reports.
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Constitution bench to hear Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) row on Sept 18

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2007 01:11 PM IST
It has been three years since the UPA government made a presidential reference on the validity of the Punjab Termination of Agreements Act, 2004, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Few women judges in higher courts

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2007 01:43 AM IST
When it comes to appointing judges in the higher courts of law, India has a distinct bias against the fairer sex, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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SC notice on uniformity in ‘marriageable age’

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2007 02:16 AM IST
The SC issues notices to the Ministry of Law and Justice and the NCW on a petition seeking uniformity in the definition of 'child' and 'marriageable age' , reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Hannah Foster murder accused moves SC

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2007 07:44 PM IST
Prime accused in the Hannah Foster murder case, Maninder Singh Kohli, has moved the Supreme Court challenging his extradition to Britain, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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TADA convict objects to Sanjay’s acquittal

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2007 02:35 AM IST
Shaikh claims the Mumbai court had discriminated against him, since it convicted Dutt under the Arms Act alone, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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HC asks Prasar Bharti to reply on telecast issue

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2007 10:32 PM IST
The Delhi HC has directed Prasar Bharti to reply on a representation made by a cricket fan who has sought live telecast of the forthcoming India-England series on DD, reports B Sinha.
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Download SC’s judgments from its website

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2007 01:38 AM IST
The judgments and orders uplinked on the SC website would bear digital signatures, enabling litigants and lawyers to use a downloaded judgment as citations while arguing their case, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Plea against Pratibha Patil dismissed

None | By Bhadra Sinha, PTI
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2007 01:33 AM IST
After the SC rejects his plea seeking cancellation of nomination papers of Pratibha Patil, Advocate Manohar Lal Sharma approaches the EC for redressal of his grievances.
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Plea against Pratibha dismissed

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2007 11:17 PM IST
The Supreme Court had earlier dismissed the petition after observing that there was no ground to take it up, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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To declare or not: Expert verdict split on assets

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha and Aloke Tikku
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2007 03:41 AM IST
The law does not require presidential candidates to declare their assets and liabilities. But a demand has now been made for them to do so, report Bhadra Sinha and Aloke Tikku.
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Presidential poll goes to Supreme Court

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha and Harish V Nair
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2007 02:02 AM IST
A PIL urges SC to direct EC to cancel Pratibha's candidature as she is an undischarged insolvent, report B Sinha and Harish Nair.
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SC uphelds inheritance rights of widow

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2007 09:02 PM IST
SC has upheld the inheritance rights of a widow over her husband’s second wife’s property on the ground that customary laws prevail over statutory laws, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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High Court stays conversion fee

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2007 01:32 AM IST
Delhi HC stays notification asking lawyers and doctors to pay conversion and parking charges for using their residential premises for professional activity, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Army judge in law degree row

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2007 01:47 AM IST
The Ministry of Defence files an affidavit before Delhi HC contradicting Kumar's claims of obtaining a law degree as per Bar Council of India rules, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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New problem for Mayawati

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2007 01:02 AM IST
An advocate files an application before SC seeking reproduction of the UP governor's letter declining CBI permission of prosecuting the CM in the Taj Heritage Corridor Scam, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Petition against DU decision on quota

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2007 11:02 PM IST
A writ petition has been filed before the SC against the DU's decision to include a category for the OBC in its common pre- admission form issued for the current academic year, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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US wants Indian extradited

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2007 02:33 AM IST
The MEA has moved a Delhi court seeking an inquiry into a US request for extradition of a Mumbai man wanted in a hit-and-run case in New York, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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Traffic violation - SC notice to Centre, Delhi Govt

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2007 10:29 PM IST
The SC issue notices on a petition challenging a recent Delhi HC order making it mandatory for traffic violators to pay an additional fine of Rs 500 reports Bhadra Sinha.
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'Extra-judicial confession admissible'

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2007 06:13 AM IST
The SC has ruled that an extra-judicial confession can form the basis of a conviction if the witness before whom it is made is fair and unbiased, reports Bhadra Sinha.
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