Judicial Probe

  • Judicial probe into Kishtwar violence begins September 14, 2013

    A judicial probe ordered into the Aug 9 communal clashes in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar town is set to begin on Saturday, a source said. Justice (retired) RC Gandhi "will operate from the tourist reception centre in Kishtwar town from Saturday", a source told IANS. Justice Gandhi will visit the places where...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Violence spreads to other areas as 2 more killed in Saharanpur, Shamli September 10, 2013

    Tension continued in Muzaffarnagar, the scene of communal violence for the last two days. Violence spread to neighbouring district of Shamli where a 40-year-old Imam of a mosque, Maulana Umar Din, was shot dead, Shamli District Magistrate P K Singh said. Curfew remained in force in Muzaffarnagar town and army staged...
  • Gujarat: Congress wants judicial probe in Vadodara buildings collapse August 31, 2013

    Gujarat Congress on Friday demanded a judicial probe into the collapse of two buildings in the city early on Wednesday which claimed 11 lives. Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela demanded a judicial commission headed by a retired judge of the Gujarat High Court to inquire into the incident. Vaghela...
  • Solar scam: Kerala govt decides to hold judicial probe August 16, 2013

    The Kerala cabinet on Friday formally decided to hold a judicial probe by a sitting High Court judge into the solar panel scam, that has brought the Chief Minister's office under a cloud. Addressing a press conference after a cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the terms of reference of...
  • Solar scam: Kerala CM Oommen Chandy ready for judicial probe August 13, 2013

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced on Tuesday he was ready for a judicial probe into the solar scam case to end the Left opposition's siege of the secretariat but it cut no ice. Tuesday morning saw hectic consultations between the top brass of the Congressled United Democratic Front at...
  • Maharashtra govt orders judicial probe into Dhule riots January 16, 2013

    Dhule: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday ordered a judicial probe into the January 6 communal riots in this town in which six people were killed and over 200 injured. This follows a magisterial inquiry ordered earlier into the incidents in Dhule, 350 km north from Mumbai. Announcing the judicial probe, Chief Minister...
  • Rewari violence: Haryana govt orders judicial probe July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Haryana government on Wednesday ordered a judicial inquiry into the violence in Rewari over land acquisition and decided to constitute two separate committees to deliberate on land acquisition in the area, which has been stayed till further orders. The judicial probe will be headed by a retired judge of...
  • Pipili rape: Reinstate suspended cop, demands OPA January 27, 2012

    Cuttack: Even as the state government on Friday indicated that there is no scope to review the decision of dismissing former Pipili police inspector, the Odisha Police Association (OPA) has threatened to step up its protest for revocation of the dismissal order. DGP Manmohan Praharaj had dismissed former inspectorincharge of Pipili...
  • Pipili gangrape: Police arrest second accused January 16, 2012

    Bhubaneshwar: The crime branch of Odisha police has arrested a second accused in the horrific Pipili gangrape case. Purnachandra Swain was arrested by the Odisha police on Monday morning. So far two of the four accused have been arrested, while the other two are absconding. On Sunday, the prime accused Prashant...
  • Odisha rape: Victim to be shifted to AIIMS January 15, 2012

    Bhubaneshwar: A Dalit girl who was allegedly raped in Pipli in Odisha will be shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi this week for better treatment. The girl was raped by a man in her village in November 2011. She has been in a coma ever since. Earlier in the day, the...
  • Judicial probe demanded into Purulia arms drop April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The CPI(M) on Friday demanded a judicial probe into Purulia arms drop case alleging "gross negligence" of the then Central Government in handling the same which was meant to destabilise the the Jyoti Basu government in West Bengal. The party also demanded that former MP Pappu Yadav should be...
  • BJP MP Maneka seeks judicial probe into Bareilly riots March 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi on Monday demanded a judicial probe into the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district. "I want a judicial inquiry into (Bareilly violence). The (central) government should step in and solve the problem," Gandhi said in the Lok Sabha. Bareilly has been under curfew...
  • CBI gets solo run in Rizwanur case, tracks outsider link October 26, 2007

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Government has finally decided not to go ahead with the judicial inquiry into the death of Rizwanur Rehman, which is being probed by the CBI. The announcement came on a day when investigations established the shady involvements of some outsiders in the case. "Today, I am...
  • HC turns down plea for judicial probe into DU molestation September 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Efforts by Delhi University students to get a judicial inquiry conducted into the DU molestation case fell through on Monday when the Delhi High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a college student seeking a judicial panel to probe the student molestation case. The petitioner had...
  • Boat mishap: Cong wants judicial probe June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday demanded a judicial probe into the boat mishap in Kochi in Kerala which claimed the lives of 18 people, including 15 school children. Chennithala said the government should immediately announce financial assistance to the relatives of the dead. He appreciated...