Ashok Bagriya

  • NJAC case: Justice Dave heading 5-judge bench recuses himself, CJI to set up a new bench 15-04-2015 11:40 AM

    New Delhi: Justice AR Dave heading the five judge panel in the National Judicial Appointments Commission case has recused himself. The Chief Justice of India will now set up a new bench to hear the case. The bench was hearing the petitions challenging the validity of the Act to replace...
  • TRAI recommends non discriminate availability of Internet, report on net neutrality to be filed in May 13-04-2015 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst raging debate over net neutrality, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has made a committee to look into the issues of the matter. According to sources, the committee was formed in January 2015. A report has been sought by the 2nd week of May. According to sources, the...
  • SC allows marine Massimiliano Latorre to stay in Italy till July 15 on health grounds 09-04-2015 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the deadline for Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre, who along with a colleague is accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, to return to India on medical grounds. The apex court extended his return till July 15. Latore was supposed to return on...
  • Supreme Court dismisses 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon's plea 09-04-2015 11:38 AM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon seeking review of award of death penalty to him in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. ...
  • CBI seeks power to be the nodal agency to probe big financial frauds 08-04-2015 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: In a move to secure more investigate power, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday demanded that it should become the nodal agency to investigative big financial frauds. CNN-IBN has accessed details of demands made by CBI to the the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to take up...
  • PM Modi cautions judiciary 06-04-2015 09:18 PM

    At a seemingly innocuous conference with judges and chief ministers on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the opportunity to take on the judiciary, warning it to beware of 'perception-driven' verdicts. ...
  • Security breached, woman IAS imposter Ruby Choudhary seen in photos with Pranab Mukherjee 04-04-2015 03:35 PM

    Dehradun: In a major security lapse, the woman who posed as an IAS officer at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie, has been seen in photographs sitting just a few rows from President Pranab Mukherjee. While the authenticity of the photograph is yet to be verified,...
  • PM Modi orders Health Ministry to increase size of pictorial warning on beedi, cigarette packs to 65% 04-04-2015 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed the Health Ministry to increase the size of the pictorial warning on tobacco packs to 65 per cent and not to take into account the views of people with conflict of interest. A row was sparked off after the Parliamentary panel...
  • SC judge writes to Modi over CJI meet on Good Friday, says all religions should get equal respect 04-04-2015 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: Irked over the Chief Justice of India over holding a judges conference on Good Friday, Supreme Court Judge Kurian Joseph has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also declined the invitation to PM's dinner for judges on Saturday and added that no important programmes are held on...
  • SC stays summons issued to Manmohan Singh, 5 others in Talabira coal block allocation scam case 01-04-2015 08:56 PM

    In a big relief for former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court has stayed the summons issued to him in the Talabira coal block allocation scam case. The court has admitted Manmohan Singh's petition seeking to quash the summons issued to him by a special CBI court. The apex...
  • SC stays all proceedings against Manmohan Singh, 5 others in coal scam, issues notice to CBI 01-04-2015 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: In a relief for former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court has stayed all proceedings against him in the coal scam. The apex court has put a stay on the lower court's order summoning the former PM in the scam. "SC has ordered the stay of the...
  • SC says no to Jat students' plea seeking reservation in admission to PG medical courses 31-03-2015 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected plea of Jat students seeking reservation in admission to Post Graduate (PG) medical and dental courses. Supreme Court rejects plea, saying that at the time of All India counselling these Jat students were treated as Other Backward Class (OBCs). "There is no...
  • SC issues notice to LK Advani, 20 others in Babri Masjid demolition conspiracy case 31-03-2015 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and 17 other BJP and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition conspiracy case. The 21 notices have been issued over a petition...
  • 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...