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  • Manmohan Singh moves Supreme Court against CBI court summons in coal scam 25-03-2015 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday moved Supreme Court challenging the special CBI court order in the coal block allocation scam case. The former PM has been named as an accused in the Talabira coal block allocation case. Singh may ask the court to quash the order...
  • Corporate espionage case: CBI raids expose theft and sale of policy papers 13-03-2015 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided various places in Delhi and Mumbai and blew the lid off a racket involving theft and sale of policy papers from the Finance and Commerce ministries. CBI has arrested three persons including a CA Khemchand Gandhi and a section officer...
  • SC grants anticipatory bail to Teesta Setalvad, husband Javed Anand 19-02-2015 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief to activist Teesta Setalvad, Supreme Court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to her and her husband but directed her to give a complete list of donors who had donated for construction of memorial in Gulbarg Society in Ahmedabad. The apex court also pulled up...
  • SC seeks response from Prasar Bharati for launching a new channel for India's cricket matches 17-02-2015 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has sought response from Prasar Bharati over the feasibility of launching a separate channel to broadcast India's cricket matches during the World Cup. Prasar Bharati will have to submit its reply by Thursday. Prasar Bharati has challenged a high court order which restrained Doordarshan from...
  • Black money: Government promises to widen probe 10-02-2015 12:01 AM

    The black money net has widened with a new list by the HSBC claiming that nearly 1200 Indians hold accounts in Swiss Banks. The list includes top businessmen and politicians. ...
  • Black money net widens, HSBC list claims 1195 Indians hold accounts in Swiss Banks 09-02-2015 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: The black money net has widened with a new list by the HSBC claiming that nearly 1200 Indians hold accounts in Swiss Banks. The list includes top businessmen and politicians. The list surfaces barely 24 hours after the government started proceedings against 60 people who allegedly have black...
  • Delhi comes out in strength, record voter turnout 08-02-2015 09:53 AM

    Votes for a new government in the capital city have been cast. Electronic voting machines have been sealed and fates of candidates are locked in them. Now, its time to wait till Tuesday to find out whether Arvind kejriwal or Kiran Bedi will form the government in Delhi. ...
  • Supreme Court recalls order refusing to quash summon order against Dayanidhi Maran 06-02-2015 02:52 PM

    New Delhi: In a surprise development, the Supreme Court on Friday recalled its orders refusing to quash summon orders against former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi. The summon orders were issued by by a CBI court in the Aircel-Maxis deal. The apex court's order came after Additional...
  • Delhi polls: AAP to move Supreme Court seeking probe into funding of Congress, BJP and its own 03-02-2015 08:19 AM

    New Delhi: Facing allegations over its own fundings, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is likely to approach the Supreme Court seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the funding of all the three main political parties contesting Assembly elections in Delhi. According to AAP leaders, the party...
  • Centre to order SIT probe into 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases, SAD welcomes decision 01-02-2015 11:20 PM

    The Centre has decided to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases which were closed by the police and thus never reached the courts. While the move has been welcomed by BJP ally the Shiromani Akali Dal - others have questioned why this...
  • Allahabad HC commutes Nithari convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life 28-01-2015 04:10 PM

    Noida: Allahabad High Court on Wednesday commuted 2006 Nithari serial killings convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life imprisonment on the ground of "inordinate delay" in deciding his mercy petition. Koli's mercy petition is pending with President Pranab Mukherjee for over three years. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice DY...
  • SC grants bail to former minister G Janardhan Reddy in Karnataka mining case 20-01-2015 12:29 PM

    Bengaluru: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to former minister G Janardhan Reddy in Karnataka mining scam. The BJP leader has been behind bars for the Bellary scam since 2011. Reddy and some others had been chargesheeted under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of...
  • Saradha scam: TMC alleges CBI of working under Centre's directions, moves SC 19-01-2015 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Trinmool Congress on Monday moved to the Supreme Court alleging the Central Bureau of Investigation of working under pressure from Bhartiya Janata Party-led central government in multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. TMC filed petition in the apex court seeking monitoring of CBI investigation in Shardha chit fund...
  • Supreme Court pulls up Centre on cleaning of Ganga, demands status report in 6 months 14-01-2015 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. The apex court asked the Centre if it will be able to clean River Ganga in...
  • Fishermen murder case: SC grants three months time to Italian marines to return to India 14-01-2015 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the time for Italian marines by three months to return to India. The two Italian marines are accued of fisherman murder in Kerela. Earlier in December 2014, the apex court had rejected a plea by Italian marine to extend his stay in...
  • SC quashes Rajasthan HC order staying Salman Khan's conviction in 1998 black buck case 14-01-2015 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has quashed the Rajasthan High court order that had stayed his conviction in the 1998 black buck case. This means that Salman Khan will not able to travel abroad. The SC has asked the High Court to reconsider the actor's application. This is after the...
  • Shashi Tharoor yet to receive summons from Delhi Police in Sunanda Pushkar death probe: sources 08-01-2015 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is yet to receive summons from Delhi Police to join probe in his wife Sunanda Pushkar death case, said sources on Thursday. He has offered full cooperation throughout the investigation and stands ready to provide whatever information police sought. The Delhi Police has sent...
  • Flip-flop from Pakistan, 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi detained again 30-12-2014 11:21 AM

    Islamabad: Lack of seriousness from Pakistan in dealing with Lashkar-e-Toiba operative and 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is clearly evident. Not able to maintain a strong stand on Lakvi, Pakistan yet again detained him in a kidnapping case after slapping fresh charges on him. According to the First Information Report...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention cancelled by Islamabad HC, may walk out of jail 29-12-2014 12:14 PM

    Islamabad: In a move that could be a major setback for India in the 26/11 Mumbai attack probe, the Islamabad High Court passed an interim order on Monday cancelling the detention notification of Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. As per the order, Lakhvi can walk out of jail once a...
  • Love gone awry, Delhi acid attack mastermind knew the victim for 10 years 26-12-2014 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: The police on Thursday arrested the mastermind and along with his three accomplices in connection with the acid attack that took place on Tuesday in Delhi. Investigators say that the attack was an act of revenge. The shocking details of the case reveal that the mastermind of the...
  • Supreme Court extends Jayalalithaa's bail till April 2015 18-12-2014 12:09 PM

    New Delhi: In major relief to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday extended her bail by four months in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief will be out on bail till April 18, 2015. A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu...
  • SC refuses to interfere with Bombay HC order that stays Maratha reservation 18-12-2014 11:42 AM

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the order of the Bombay High Court which stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in Maharashtra. "It is just an interim order, let the Bombay High Court decide it," a...
  • MP judge harassment case: SC asks CJI to form new probe panel 18-12-2014 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday disbanded a two-member probe panel appointed by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against a judge in the MP HC. The apex court ruled that the Chief Justice of India may constitute another panel to...
  • No Sanskrit exams in Kendriya Vidyalayas this year: Government tells SC 05-12-2014 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The central government told the Supreme Court on Friday that the switch over from German to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas will be effected but there will be no Sanskrit exams in the current academic year. The government made it clear that German would now...
  • Sahara tells Supreme Court it will get a loan against its 3 hotels abroad 28-11-2014 04:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Sahara group has informed Supreme Court that it has found somebody who is willing to give the company a loan against its three hotels abroad. The group has sought permission to transfer Rs 3070 crore in a Escrow account against these properties. SC has directed Sahara to...
  • SC removes CBI Director Ranjit Sinha from 2G case trial 20-11-2014 09:34 PM

    In a huge blow to Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha in the 2G scam case, the Supreme Court has told him to stay away from the trial. The apex court has said that prima facie it appears that there is credibility in the allegations leveled against Sinha. The...
  • Huge blow to CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, SC kicks him out of 2G scam probe 20-11-2014 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu has said that prima facie it appears that allegations levelled against...
  • Modi government gives secret list of black money account holders to SC, SIT chief calls it insignificant 29-10-2014 09:01 PM

    New Delhi: Complying with the Supreme Court's directive, the Central government on Wednesday handed over a list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva for tax probe for suspected black money. The documents were submitted in separate sealed envelopes by the Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi which the...
  • Government falls in line after SC slams Centre over Black money 28-10-2014 11:44 PM

    Taking a tough stand on the black money case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to disclose the names of all the account holders by Wednesday. ...
  • SC criticises Centre's delaying tactics in resolving the Delhi government stalemate 28-10-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: As the standoff over the Delhi government continues, the Supreme Court on Tuesday criticised the Centre's delaying tactics in resolving the stalemate. The apex court said, "We have given enough time but nothing has happened so far." The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it has got...