Delhi court acquits two men in 1981 Air India plane hijacking case

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A Delhi court today acquitted two men, accused of hijacking a New Delhi-Srinagar Air India flight and forcing it to land in Pakistan in 1981. According to the prosecution, on September 29, 1981, the two allegedly hijacked an Air India plane from New Delhi en route to Srinagar via Amritsar and forced it to land in Lahore, Pakistan, where they …

Uttarakhand High Court imposes Rs 2 lakh fine on man for objectionable post on Facebook against government official

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The Uttarakhand High Court today imposed a fine of Rs 2 lakh upon a Haldwani resident for posting an objectionable comment against the State SC\/ST Commission Secretary on Facebook. Taking a stern view of the matter, the single bench of Justice Lokpal Singh imposed a fine of Rs 2 lakh on Chandra Shekhar Kargeti while also disposing off interim protection …