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A Division Bench of Justices S K Mishra and Savitri Ratho on Friday while allowing a writ of Habeas Corpus gave the direction.(File photo)

Orissa HC asks woman to hand over baby to his father

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:25 PM IST
The court direction came after watching a video in which it is seen that the mother was repeatedly torturing and beating the child mercilessly.
The bench said it should consider initiating action for misconduct against officers responsible, more so because it was a Habeas Corpus petition.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The bench said it should consider initiating action for misconduct against officers responsible, more so because it was a Habeas Corpus petition.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Calcutta HC closes petition last heard 23 years ago

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 02:48 PM IST
A division bench of chief justice TB Radhakrishnan and justice Arijit Banerjee lamented the “great misfortune” that the matter remained pending for so long while closing it.
The former CM is currently lodged in her Gupkar home, which has been turned into a sub-jail, where she was shifted on April 27. (Photo @jkpdp)
The former CM is currently lodged in her Gupkar home, which has been turned into a sub-jail, where she was shifted on April 27. (Photo @jkpdp)

Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter approaches Supreme Court for mother’s release

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 06:37 PM IST
Iltija Mufti has argued that the detention of her mother was extended on February 5 as she declined to sign a bond asking her not to make any statement on the recent events in J&K.
Sara Abdullah Piolt has challenged her brother Omar’s detention under the Public Safety Act and has filed a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Sara Abdullah Piolt has challenged her brother Omar’s detention under the Public Safety Act and has filed a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Supreme Court to hear Sara Abdullah’s plea against brother Omar’s detention today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Omar Abdullah has been detained since August last year, when the Centre abrogated Article 370.
File photo of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.
File photo of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.

Supreme Court issues notice to Jammu and Kashmir to respond to Sara Abdullah’s plea challenging brother Omar’s detention

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 11:39 PM IST
Omar Abdullah’s detention was set to expire this month, but a new order under PSA has extended it further.
A Kashmiri girl looks at protesters after Friday prayers in Kashmir. The SC has asked J&K high court’s Juvenile Justice Committee to look into allegations that children were being held in detention by security forces after the revocation of J&K’s special status on August 5.(Reuters)
A Kashmiri girl looks at protesters after Friday prayers in Kashmir. The SC has asked J&K high court’s Juvenile Justice Committee to look into allegations that children were being held in detention by security forces after the revocation of J&K’s special status on August 5.(Reuters)

HC panel asked to look into plea on detention of children

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 01:23 AM IST
A special bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi also took up a habeas corpus petition [a plea seeking direction to authorities to produce a missing person] filed by a woman, Asifa Mubeen, against her husband’s detention.
The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear a clutch of petitions challenging the Centre’s decision to revoke Article 370(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear a clutch of petitions challenging the Centre’s decision to revoke Article 370(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC to hear pleas on scrapping of Article 370, clampdown in J-K today

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 07:01 PM IST
Tehseen Poonawalla, a social activist, has raised the issue of lockdown in the region as amounting to suspension of Article 19 (freedom of speech) and 21 (personal liberty) of the Constitution.
On Friday, counsel Rajendra Singh Charan, on behalf of the girl, said in the court that the minor should be permitted to terminate her pregnancy(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
On Friday, counsel Rajendra Singh Charan, on behalf of the girl, said in the court that the minor should be permitted to terminate her pregnancy(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

16-year-old moves HC with abortion request

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 09:52 AM IST
The girl’s father filed a habeas corpus petition in the high court, which stated that her minor daughter is missing and the police has failed to find her.
The Rajasthan High Court on Monday allowed a 26-year-old woman to live with a married man whom she loves. The court’s permission came while it was hearing a petition by the man who alleged that the woman had been held hostage by her parents.(File Photo)
The Rajasthan High Court on Monday allowed a 26-year-old woman to live with a married man whom she loves. The court’s permission came while it was hearing a petition by the man who alleged that the woman had been held hostage by her parents.(File Photo)

Rajasthan HC allows woman to go with lover, a married man

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 09:05 AM IST
The Rajasthan High Court on Monday allowed a 26-year-old woman to live with a married man whom she loves. The court’s permission came while it was hearing a petition by the man who alleged that the woman had been held hostage by her parents.
Hamid Nehal Ansari being embraced by her mother Fauzia after crossing into India through the Attari border.(PTI)
Hamid Nehal Ansari being embraced by her mother Fauzia after crossing into India through the Attari border.(PTI)

Day of celebration for family as Indian techie Hamid Ansari is home after six years in Pakistani jail

Hindustan Times, Attari | By Anil Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2018 10:26 PM IST
Hamid Nehal Ansari (33) was repatriated on Tuesday after spending six years in a Pakistani jail. A military court had tried Ansari on charges of espionage and sentenced him to three-year imprisonment in December 2015.
Hamid Nehal Ansari, an Indian national who spent three years in a Pakistani jail on charges of espionage after being arrested in 2012, will be back home on Tuesday.(Facebook/Hamid Nehal Ansari)
Hamid Nehal Ansari, an Indian national who spent three years in a Pakistani jail on charges of espionage after being arrested in 2012, will be back home on Tuesday.(Facebook/Hamid Nehal Ansari)

Pakistan releases Indian national Hamid Ansari after 6 years in jail, expected to cross Wagah border soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 01:33 PM IST
The 33-year-old was arrested by intelligence agencies in Pakistan in 2012 after he allegedly entered northwest Pakistan illegally to meet a woman he befriended online.
The court said that the child is presently comfortably in India with her mother and maternal grandparents.
The court said that the child is presently comfortably in India with her mother and maternal grandparents.

Delhi high court refuses to grant custody of girl to German father

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 01:05 PM IST
The court said that the child is presently comfortably in India with her mother and maternal grandparents.
The Delhi high court was hearing a habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of activist Gautam Navlakha by his advocate after he was picked up from his Delhi home on Tuesday afternoon by Maharashtra police in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence.(File Photo)
The Delhi high court was hearing a habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of activist Gautam Navlakha by his advocate after he was picked up from his Delhi home on Tuesday afternoon by Maharashtra police in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence.(File Photo)

Delhi HC asks Maharashtra police not to take away activist Gautam Navlakha till morning

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2018 06:38 PM IST
A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel said activist Gautam Navlakha will remain at his residence under police guard and be allowed to meet only his lawyers. The court also said this will be the first matter to be considered by it on Wednesday morning.
The Delhi high court said IAF is not above law and Mental Health Act applies to it too.(Photo for representation)
The Delhi high court said IAF is not above law and Mental Health Act applies to it too.(Photo for representation)

Delhi HC asks IAF to review, change protocols dealing with stress, substance abuse

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The direction by a bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel was issued as it disapproved of the manner in which the IAF had kept a a 30-year-old corporal confined in a hospital’s psychiatric ward as he was an alcoholic.
The man said he was tortured by police and has been receiving threatening calls.(HT/Photo for representation)
The man said he was tortured by police and has been receiving threatening calls.(HT/Photo for representation)

Muslim man moves Kerala high court seeking to free Hindu wife from father’s custody

Press Trust of India, Kochi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2018 08:26 PM IST
A 27-year old Muslim man from Kozhikode district has moved Kerala high court seeking to set at liberty his wife, a Hindu said to have converted to Islam, from alleged illegal custody of her father.
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud took the decision after interacting with the woman.(HT FILE PHOTO)
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud took the decision after interacting with the woman.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Supreme Court says Haldwani woman free to live as per her wish

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 10:06 PM IST
The apex court disposed of a habeas corpus petition filed by 23-year-old Mohammad Danish seeking that his wife be freed from the custody of her parents.
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