Ashok Bagriya

  • 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...
  • Centre reveals names of 3 businessmen with alleged black money accounts abroad 27-10-2014 08:18 PM

    The Central government on Monday disclosed the names of three seemingly unknown businessmen to the Supreme Court as part of its drive to unearth black money stashed abroad. Pradip Burman, a promoter of Dabur group, directors of a Goa-based mining company Timblo private limited and a Rajkot based bullion trader...
  • Modi government tells SC the names of three businessmen having black money accounts 27-10-2014 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: The central government on Monday revealed the names of three people who have black money stashed abroad in its affidavit to the Supreme Court. Pradip Burman, former Executive Director of Dabur group, Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya, a Rajkot based bullion trader and Radha S Timbola, a Goa based miner...
  • Black money: Centre likely to reveal three names in SC today; no politician may be on the list 27-10-2014 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: The central government is likely to disclose the names of three people who have black money stashed abroad in its affidavit to the Supreme Court on Monday. In the affidavit, the Centre is likely to explain its stand in the black money case where it had told the...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa gets bail; will the relief be shortlived? 17-10-2014 10:12 PM

    After 21 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has finally been granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Her sentence has been suspended, as is that of her co-convicts. The court told her to ensure no violence by her party cadres. ...
  • Disproportionate assets case: Jayalalithaa moves SC for bail 09-10-2014 05:48 PM

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief was denied bail in the Rs 66.65 crore case by the Karnataka High Court earlier this week. The 66-year-old has been in jail ever since she...
  • Chhattisgarh lawyer claims she was gangraped, consumes phenyl in Supreme Court premises 22-09-2014 01:36 PM

    New Delhi: A female lawyer from Chhattisgarh consumed phenyl in the Supreme Court premises on Monday after claiming that she was gangraped by her relatives in her home state in November 2013. The lawyer also claimed that she was denied justice and took the extreme step to highlight her plight....
  • 2G case: SC asks Public Prosecutor to look into allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha 22-09-2014 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Central Bureau Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Monday asked Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Anand Grover to look into allegations against Sinha in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has alleged that Sinha met suspects in the high-profile case....
  • SC asks Prashant Bhushan to disclose source of information on CBI chief, says can't order probe now 15-09-2014 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan to disclose the source of his information in the 2G scam case about Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha. The court observed, "Just because someone made a statement, we cannot order an inquiry." The court said that Bhushan...
  • SC to decide if Ranjit Sinha tried to influence cases being probed by CBI 15-09-2014 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide whether Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha tried to influence some of the cases being investigated by the agency and interfering with the 2G case. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court, Sinha has said that he rejects the...
  • Want best for Lucknow, country, says voter 13-09-2014 03:26 PM

    As bypolls are being held for one Lok Sabha and 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, voters put forth their demands. One of the voters said, "We want the best for Lucknow as well as the country. There are many issues that need to be tackled." ...
  • 2G probe: CBI chief rejects allegations, questions source of information 13-09-2014 02:18 PM

    New Delhi: Defending his stand in the 2G scam probe, Central Bureau of Information Director Ranjit Sinha's has rejected the affidavit filed by NGO Center for Public Interest Litigation which has levelled allegations against him. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court he questioned the source of information for...
  • Noida's Nithari killings: SC extends stay on Koli's execution till October 29 12-09-2014 10:57 AM

    New Delhi: In a relief for Noida's Nithari killing convict Surinder Koli, the Supreme Court has extended the stay on his execution till October 29. The SC will hear his review petition on October 28. Earlier too, the SC had stayed the execution of Koli for one week. A Ghaziabad...
  • Gujarat is much safer after prohibition, why not ban all bars: SC to Kerala government 11-09-2014 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: Lashing out at the Kerala government for proposing a partial ban on liquor bars in the state, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government to ban bars across the state like Gujarat. "If you want to stop it, stop the whole thing in one go like Gujarat....
  • Relief for Kerala bar owners, SC directs state not to cancel their licences till September 30 11-09-2014 12:12 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a temporary relief for Kerala bar owners, the Supreme Court directed the Kerala government not to cancel their licences till September 30. The SC asked Kerala HC to hear the petition challenging the state government's prohibition policy as soon as possible. Hitting out hard on the state government,...
  • Centre seeks four weeks' time from SC over government formation in Delhi 09-09-2014 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: As the political slugfest between Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party regarding government formation in Delhi continues, the Centre on Tuesday sought four weeks' time from Supreme Court on the matter. The Centre told the apex court that Lieutenant General Najeeb Jung had recommended that the Bharatiya...
  • Centre files affidavit in SC on 218 coal blocks declared illegal 08-09-2014 04:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on 218 coal blocks declared as illegal and left it to the court to decide on the issue. The apex court deemed the allocation of 218 coal blocks since 1993 as illegal. The government has...
  • SC gives Subrata Roy 15 more days to finalise sale of his hotels 08-09-2014 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday granted extension of concession to Sahara chief Subrato Roy. Roy, who has been lodged in the Tihar jail has been given 15 more days to to finalise sale of his three foreign luxury hotels. Roy had sought 15 working days to complete sale...
  • Noida's Nithari killings: SC stays execution of convict Surinder Koli for a week 08-09-2014 08:39 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of Noida's Nithari killings convict Surinder Koli for one week. An official of the apex court said that the plea in this regard was mentioned before the bench after midnight and the order was passed at 1:40 am. The Meerut jail...
  • Free all undertrials who have served over half of their sentence, orders Supreme Court 05-09-2014 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ordered the release of all undertrials who have served over half of the maximum punishment for the crime for which they have been charged with. The court also asked district judges to visit jails once in a week for two months in their respective...
  • SC rejects CBI Director's plea to restrain media from reporting on 2G case 04-09-2014 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha's plea to restrain media from reporting on the 2G spectrum allocation case on the basis of documents pertaining to the entry list of visitors at his residence. The apex court said that it will...
  • SC dissatisfied with Centre's plan to clean Ganga, asks it to make it more achievable 03-09-2014 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction with the Narendra Modi government affidavit on its effort to clean river Ganga. The court asked the government to come with a time bound plan and realistiaclly achievable plan. The apex court has said that the government affidavit was too comprehensive...
  • No relief for Kingfisher Airlines, SC doesn't restrain Union Bank from declaring it a wilful defaulter 02-09-2014 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback for the Kingfisher Airlines, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to restrain the Union Bank of India from declaring it a wilful defaulter. "Now that you have been declared a defaulter, you can challenge it in any court," the SC said. The KFA had approached...
  • Review petitions by death row convicts to be heard by 3 judges in open court: SC 02-09-2014 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday laid down new rules on review petitions filed by death row convicts. The court ruled that petitions by death row convicts will be heard by a bench of three judges in an open court. Earlier, the petitions were heard in the chambers of...
  • SC puts moral pressure on PM, CMs, says those facing criminal charges not to be made ministers 27-08-2014 09:39 PM

    The Supreme Court has put moral pressure on the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers by observing that people facing criminal or corruption charges should not be made ministers. The apex court, however, stopped short of prescribing disqualification for such people from becoming ministers and left it to the wisdom of...
  • SC order on coal block allocations to affect 218 blocks 25-08-2014 10:07 PM

    The Supreme Court declared on Monday that all coal block allocations made by the 36th screening committee as illegal and said that coal block allocations from 1993 till 2010 were arbitrary and not transparent. The court has stopped short of de-allocation and posted the matter for further hearing on September...