Monday, 28 November 2016

Ensuring free and fair trial against Shahabuddin a test for judiciary, says Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea to shift RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin, facing trial in 45 criminal cases, from Siwan jail in Bihar to the national capital's Tihar jail.

"Ensuring free and fair trial against the strongman while protecting the witnesses is a challenge for the judiciary," the top court said.

A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Amitav Roy said it would take a call on Tuesday whether to shift Shahabuddin out of Siwan jail and and whether trial in all cases against him should be held in Delhi.

"This is a kind of situation that tests the justice delivery system in the country and also tests witness protection scheme," the bench said, asking senior advocate Shekhar Naphade, appearing for Shahabuddin, to come prepared to argue the case.

The court was hearing a plea filed by the victims' families alleging that free and fair trial against him was not possible if he remained in a jail in Bihar. They alleged that witnesses would not be able to depose against the controversial leader with his goons threatening them.


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

J-K: Army launches massive assault along LoC a day after Pakistan mutilates soldier

The Army has pushed a huge strike on Pakistan along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri zones, a day after three Indian warriors were killed and the social affair of one of them was crushed in Machil division of Kupwara range in northern Kashmir. The counter-undermining takes after the Army Northern Command guarantee that "response will overpower for this delicate show".

Brigadier, Northern Command, S Gotra said that a counter-antagonistic, in striking back to Tuesday's catch on the Army watch in Machhil bit of Kashmir, is under way. Ensure PRO Manish Mehta, too, said Indian Army posts are responding consistently and giving a befitting answer.

Pakistan Army has in like way purportedly let go at Indian posts along the LoC in Bhimber Gali, Krishna Ghati and Nowshera zones.

This is the second such event of mutilation of the body of an Indian contender in a relative division since October 28 when mental activists had crossed the LoC and killed an Indian Army trooper and destroyed his body.

Source:- indianexpress

Monday, 21 November 2016

Symantec to buy LifeLock for $2.3 billion to add ID protection

(Bloomberg) — Symantec Corp., one of the world's biggest cybersecurity organizations, consented to purchase LifeLock Inc. for about $2.3 billion incorporating obligation to grow in administrations for personality security.

The offer for LifeLock values its shares at $24 each, as indicated by a Business Wire proclamation. The offer is 16 percent over Friday's end cost. The Tempe, Arizona-based organization was sought after by bidders including private value firms Permira, TPG and Evergreen Coast Capital, the new buyout arm of speculative stock investments Elliott Management, as indicated by individuals acquainted with the matter, who requested that not be named on the grounds that the procedure is private.

Symantec, the creator of Norton antivirus programming, has been re-orientating its business all the more vigorously toward cybersecurity, obtaining Blue Coat Inc. from Bain Capital this year in a $4.65 billion arrangement. Prior in the year, Mountain View, California-based Symantec sold information stockpiling unit Veritas to Carlyle Group LP for $7.4 billion.

Source:- mercurynews

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