Jagdish

  • Jagdish Tytler withdraws nomination from Northeast Delhi 06-03-2014 08:52 PM

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler Thursday withdrew from the party's internal race for Lok Sabha candidature from the North East Delhi parliamentary constituency. "He has withdrawn from the primaries after the intervention of the party high command," a party source said. Sources also said Tytler's candidature could have...
  • Congress's primaries: Tytler files nomination from Northeast Delhi 05-03-2014 12:23 AM

    Former MP Jagdish Tytler, whose candidature was withdrawn by Congress in the last Lok Sabha polls due to protests over his alleged role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, today filed his nomination for Northeast Lok Sabha seat under primaries project. The constituency, being represented by Jai Prakash Agarwal, on Tuesday witnessed...
  • Delhi court directs Tytler to appear on May 31 in defamation case 19-02-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Wednesday directed by a Delhi court to appear before it on May 31 in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a lawyer, who is appearing for victims in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav...
  • 1984 riots: SAD protests outside Parliament, demands fast track trial 05-02-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: The Shiromani AkaiI Dal MPs on Wednesday held demonstrations outside Parliament in protest of the latest revelations in Operation Bluestar about Britan's advisory role in the massacre. Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal led the protests outside Parliament. She criticised the Congress saying,"It's treason on part of...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC rejects Tytler's plea for early hearing 17-01-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay the CBI probe against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anit-Sikh riots case and declined to entertain his plea for an early hearing of his appeal against the trial court's order for investigation. A bench of Justice V...
  • Fodder scam convict Jagdish Sharma released on bail 14-01-2014 08:38 AM

    Disqualified JD(U) MP Jagdish Sharma, who was convicted in a fodder scam case, was released on Monday from jail on bail. "He was released around 3 pm after getting bail documents," a senior jail official said. Sharma, who was convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment by a special CBI...
  • Anti-Sikh riots: HC to hear plea against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler 14-01-2014 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday be hearing a petition against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The High Court had declined to grant a stay on the Central Bureau of Investigation probe against him. A Delhi court had in...
  • Delhi: Congress to support AAP Speaker candidate 03-01-2014 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday said that it will support Aam Aadmi Party speaker candidate Maninder Singh Dhir. Dhir is MLA from Jangpura. The Delhi Assembly will elect its Speaker on Friday. After winning the trust vote with Congress support, ruling AAP looks all set to get its own...
  • BJP to contest for Speaker's post, AAP faces floor test 02-01-2014 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Janakpuri Jagdish Mukhi will file contest for the post of Delhi Assembly Speaker. Mukhi filed his nomination for the post on Thursday even as the BJP issued whip to its MLAs for the vote of confidence motion to be brought by the...
  • BJP refuses pro-tem Speaker's post in Delhi Assembly 31-12-2013 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi has got a new Chief Minister in Arvind Kejriwal and there are six other ministers taking care of different portfolios but the 70-member Assembly is yet to get a Speaker. The search for Delhi Assembly Speaker has intensified as the Bharatiya Janata Party has refused to take...
  • L-G appoints Jagdish Mukhi as pro-tem Speaker of Delhi Assembly, BJP declines 30-12-2013 11:20 PM

    Senior BJP leader and MLA Jagdish Mukhi on Monday declined to be the pro-tem Speaker of Delhi Assembly. "The decision was taken by my party that neither I nor any MLA of the party will be the pro-tem Speaker", Mukhi said after he was appointed to the post by Lieutenant...
  • Polling for Churu Assembly seat to begin today 12-12-2013 10:27 AM

    Polling for Churu assembly seat in Rajasthan is scheduled to begin on Friday after campaigning in the area ended on Wednesday evening. Out of 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan, voting was held for 199 on December 1 and the results were declared on December 8. Polling for Churu constituency was...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad, Jagdish Sharma disqualified from LS 22-10-2013 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Janata Dal (United) leader Jagdish Sharma, convicted in a fodder scam case, were disqualified from the Lok Sabha on Monday. Lalu was on October 3 sentenced to five years imprisonment in a 17-year-old fodder scam case by the court after on...
  • AG asks for immediate disqualification of Lalu, Jagdish Sharma 19-10-2013 11:12 AM

    Ending uncertainty over the procedure to notify the disqualification of convicted MPs Lalu Prasad and Jagdish Sharma, the Attorney General has told the Lok Sabha secretariat to immediately issue the notification declaring the seats vacant. Giving his opinion for the second time in two weeks on the same subject, GE...
  • To act or not to act against two leaders convicted in the fodder scam, JD (U) faces dilemma 02-10-2013 06:25 PM

    Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United is in a dilemma on whether or not to act against two of its senior leaders convicted in the fodder scam. JD-U MP Jagdish Sharma and Jagannath Mishra, a former Bihar chief minister, were among 45 people convicted Sep 30 in the fodder scam by a...
  • Jagdish Tytler accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter to PM gets bail 30-09-2013 02:19 PM

    Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter sent to PM, has been granted bail by Delhi court. Earlier on Monday, CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the bail plea of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of...
  • CBI opposes Tytler's bail plea in case related to alleged forging of Maken's letterhead 30-09-2013 12:44 PM

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the bail plea of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of alleged forgery of AICC General Secretary Ajay Maken's letter which was sent to the Prime Minister. Tytler, who appeared before the...
  • Sikh group delivers US court summons to Sonia Gandhi 11-09-2013 05:45 PM

    A Sikh rights group says it has delivered a US federal court's summons to Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who is in New York for medical treatment, through hospital staff and her security detail. US based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), which has filed a class action suit against Gandhi for...
  • Jagdish Tytler summoned as accused by court in forgery case 06-09-2013 05:56 PM

    Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, who has been chargesheeted by CBI along with controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma in a forgery case, was issued summons as an accused by a Delhi court on Friday asking him to appear on September 30. Special CBI Judge V K Gupta took cognisance of the...
  • Jagdish Tytler, arms dealer Abhishek Verma chargesheeted in forgery case 31-08-2013 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and jailed arms dealer Abhishek Verma were on Saturday chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly forging letterhead of then Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken in 2009. Although the agency had not named Tytler as accused in its FIR, it included his name in...
  • J&K: BSF jawan washed away in flash-flood 28-08-2013 08:18 PM

    A BSF jawan was washed away on Wednesday in a flash-flood and his body was later recovered in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Jagdish Singh, a jawan of 112 battalion of BSF, was washed away after the water level in a nullah suddenly swelled up in Biela area of Mandi...
  • CM Shivraj allots portfolios to new cabinet ministers 16-08-2013 11:39 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who expanded his council of ministers two days back, on Friday alloted the portfolios to the four new ministers, official sources said. Vijay Shah will be the new SC/ST Welfare Minister, while Antar Singh Arya will be the Minister for Jail. Ministers of...
  • India needs both Bhagwati and Sen's economic models: Shankkar Aiyar 30-07-2013 05:00 PM

    Author of 'Accidental India' Shankkar Aiyar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on Amartya Sen vs Jagdish Bhagwati economic models. Q. Mr Aiyar, What can we learn from both these points of view and why is the media hell bent on making this a fight between them? These are respected...
  • Bollywood mourns death of quintessential 'cop' Jagdish Raj 29-07-2013 04:58 PM

    Mumbai: Celebrities expressed grief over the demise of veteran actor Jagdish Raj, who had the record of playing a police officer 144 times in various Bollywood films. Jagdish, the famous police officer of Bollywood, passed away yesterday at his Juhu residence following respiratory ailment. He was 85. "He was not...
  • BJP a bit intolerant in its urgency to come to power: Govindacharya 28-07-2013 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: Former BJP ideologue KN Govindacharya slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party over the demand by BJP Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra that the Bharat Ratna be taken back from noted economist Amartya Sen, after the Nobel laureate criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "Everybody has the right to express...
  • I wouldn't vote for Modi, have no particular affection for him or Rahul: Bhagwati 25-07-2013 09:27 AM

    New Delhi: Well-known economist Jagdish Bhagwati has criticised Amartya Sen saying he's the only economist to have hurt India's poor. Speaking to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, Bhagwati said, "He's the one economist who hurt the poor twice. Whether he deserves the Bharat Ratna or not, that's not for me...
  • Amartya Sen should be stripped of his Bharat Ratna, says BJP MP 25-07-2013 08:23 AM

    New Delhi: Days after Nobel laureate Amartya Sen criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during an interview to CNN-IBN, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Chandan Mitra has demanded that his Bharat Ratna be taken back. Mitra said, "Amartya Sen says he doesn't want Modi to be India's PM. Is Sen even...
  • MP: Raid reveals excise officer has assets worth Rs 2 crore 23-07-2013 11:28 AM

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta has recovered documents related to assets worth Rs 2 crore during a raid at the residence of an Assistant Excise Commissioner. The raid was carried out of the residence of Assistant Excise Commissioner Jagdish Rathi in Indore on Tuesday. During the raid officials recovered property documents...
  • Anti-Sikh riots: SC refuses to interfere in probe against Tytler 12-07-2013 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with re-investigation of charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases. The apex court said it is almost 30-years-old case and must reach the logical end. The lawyer said Tytler was at Indira Gandhi's residence when the...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Notice issued to CBI on Jagdish Tytler's plea 03-07-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on an appeal of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler against a trial court order reopening a case against him related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Justice SP Garg, seeking response from the agency, also...