Ashok Bagriya

  • 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...
  • 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." ...