KRIPASHANKAR SINGH

  • Maharashtra police seeks permission to prosecute Congress leader December 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai police has sought sanction of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Dilip WalsePatil to prosecute senior Congress leader Kripashankar Singh under the Prevention of Corruption Act in connection with a disproportionate assets case against him. A letter seeking the Speaker's nod to prosecute Singh, MLA from Kalina and a former Mumbai Congress chief,...
  • SC stops monitoring probe against Mumbai ex-Congress chief Kripashankar, family September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday put an end to the investigation monitored by it against former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family members for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets and left it to the trial court to consider supplying final report to activists on whose PIL the probe...
  • Rahul shuts doors on rebels, no more re-induction into party March 2, 2013

    Mumbai: In a stern warning to rebels, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that from now on doors won't remain open for those who left the party and contested elections against official nominees as he would do away with the past practice of re-inducting such members. In his...
  • Land grab case: Probe ordered against Kripashankar October 25, 2012

    Mumbai: In fresh trouble for Kripashankar Singh, the Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered a magistrate inquiry against the former Mumbai Congress chief following a petition by a citybased social worker, who has accused the leader of threatening him after usurping his properties. A division bench of Justices VM Kanade...
  • SIT records Kripashankar's statement in DA case October 15, 2012

    Mumbai: The Special Investigating Team (SIT), probing the alleged amassing of disproportionate assets by former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family, on Monday recorded his statement. Singh arrived at the Police Commissionerate around noon alone and SIT recorded his statement at least for an hour, said an IPS...
  • Mumbai police invite tainted MLA to their Iftar party August 8, 2012

    Mumbai: That only a fine line divides our nations lawmakers from its lawbreakers comes as no news. On Monday, however, even that line was blurred and dissolved, as representatives from the two sides cast aside the sham of pretense and came together to hobnob, in full public glare and under...
  • Mumbai: Tainted Cong MLA shares stage with top cops August 7, 2012

    Mumbai: There seems to be an embarrassment for the Mumbai Police. Congress MLA Kripashankar Singh, who is being investigated by the anticorruption bureau for amassing assets disproportionate to his income, was seen rubbing shoulders with the who's who of the Mumbai police force at the Police iftar party. CNNIBN has accessed...
  • Probe report against Kripashankar filed in SC April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Maharashtra government on Monday placed before the Supreme Court its report on the probe into the alleged amassing of disproportionate assets by former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family members. The report was filed in a sealed cover by a special investigating team, headed by Mumbai...
  • SC stays attachment of Kripashankar's properties March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: There is partial relief for former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh as the Supreme Court has put a stay on the attachment of all the movable as well as immovable properties of him, his wife and family members. The decision by the apex court came after Kripashankar's lawyer made...
  • SC to hear Cong leader Kripashankar's plea today March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear Congress leader Kripashankar Singh's petition after he challenged a Bombay High Court judgement ordering his prosecution under the Prevention of Corruption Act and attachment of his property. Kripashankar is accused of amassing illegal assets worth Rs 320 crore. The Mumbai Police had registered an...
  • Kripashankar DA case: Police to seek help of CA March 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Police will soon rope in a chartered accountant to help them in probing the disproportionate assets case against Congress leader Kripashankar Singh even as teams were dispatched to attach his properties outside Mumbai. In a related development, Singh's soninlaw Vijay Singh is alleged to have submitted forged domicile certificate to...
  • Kripashankar's security withdrawn: Police March 3, 2012

    Mumbai: A day after attaching 12 properties of former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family in the metropolis, the city police have withdrawn the security provided to him even as an investigating team on Saturday visited one of his residences to complete some formalities. "A police team visited the...
  • I'm innocent, not running away: Kripashankar March 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Mumbai Congress President Kripashankar Singh faces arrest after the SIT seized properties owned by him and his family. Reacting to reports saying he was untraceable, Kripashankar said he was not running away. Talking to CNNIBN, Kripashankar said, "Law will takes its own course, I am not running away,...
  • Kripashankar's son apologises for obscene gesture March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: ExMaharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's son, Narendra Mohan, apologised to the media on Saturday for reportedly making obscene gestures at them last week. He said, "The media is spreading misinformation because some people are feeding the media that way. I apologise for my conduct. I regret the incident that...
  • Congress leader Kripashankar faces arrest March 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Mumbai Congress President Kripashankar Singh faces arrest after the SIT seized properties owned by him and his family. However, reports say Kripashankar has been untraceable after his properties were attached. The move to attach Kripashankar's properties came after Bombay High Court asked the police to do so. Among the...
  • News 360: Was Defence Minister AK Antony's office bugged? March 2, 2012

    The ministry said no, but didn't refute reports that an Intelligence Bureau probe was conducted after a suspicious finding. ...
  • Kripashankar's properties raided by SIT, attached March 2, 2012

    Mumbai: On a day when the Supreme Court refused to give relief to tainted former Mumbai Congress Chief Kripashankar Singh in the disproportionate assets case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Mumbai swung into action and started the process of attaching the MLA's properties across the city. From early Friday morning,...
  • DA case: Cong distances itself from Kripashankar March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday left its senior party leader Kripashankar Singh to fend for himself in the corruption case saying law will take its own course but remained noncommittal on whether the controversial leader should be suspended from the party. "Law is taking and will take its own course....
  • Kripashankar's assets in Mumbai attached March 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The process of attaching exMaharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's 19 properties across the state began on Friday. Singh and his family allegedly own 1 bungalow, 7 flats and hundreds of acres of land in the state. The Bombay HC had last week asked the police to attach Kripashankar Singh's properties. Congress...
  • SC refuses to hear Kripashankar's plea March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear exMaharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's plea after it discovered that the plea, that was originally sought to have been listed on March 1, was later on, listed for March 2 by the advocates of Kripashankar. The SC Bench of DK Jain...
  • Mumbai: Raids on Cong leader Kripashankar March 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's troubles seems to be multiplying in the disproportionate assets case. On Friday morning the Mumbai Police Crime Branch raided Kripashankar's three residences in the city in connection charges of amassing wealth disproportionate to known sources of income. Kripashankar's residences in Bandra East, Bandra...
  • News 360: Don't drink and drive message grows louder March 1, 2012

    The Cabinet approves tougher punishment for traffic offences that includes a jail term of two years for rash and drunk driving. ...
  • DA case: Kripashankar moves SC against HC order March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Maharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh on Thursday moved Supreme Court seeking a stay against Bombay High Court order for his prosecution and attachment of properties in the disproportionate assets case. Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has initiated an inquiry into Kripashankar Singh's disproportionate assets after Mumbai Police...
  • Files burnt in Kripashankar's backyard March 1, 2012

    Mumbai: A day after an FIR was filed against disgraced former Congress Mumbai chief Kripashankar Singh, MiD DAY finds papers and documents being destroyed behind his Bandra home. The question is, after allegedly cooking the books, was Kripashankar Singh burning them on Wednesday? Staff members of the former Mumbai Pradesh...
  • ED begins probe into assets of Kripashankar March 1, 2012

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate has initiated an inquiry into former Maharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's disproportionate assets after Mumbai Police lodged an FIR against him on Bombay High Court's orders. CNNIBN has accessed details of 22 bank accounts of Kripashankar's family, which give details of his rise from rags to riches....
  • A Cong leader's journey from rags to riches February 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Congress MLA Kripashankar Singh had to step down from the post of Mumbai Pradesh Congress chief after an indictment from the Bombay High Court in disproportionate assets case. But for someone who began his life in Mumbai in 1973 as a vegetable seller, it's perhaps an incredible rags to...
  • FIR against exMumbai Cong chief Kripashankar February 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Tuesday registered an FIR against senior Congress leader Kripashankar Singh under anticorruption law in connection with a disproportionate assets case, nearly a week after the Bombay High Court had directed it to prosecute him for "criminal misconduct". "An FIR under relevant sections of the Prevention of...
  • Mumbai Police to lodge FIR against Kripashankar February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Police is expected to lodge an FIR against the former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh on Monday in connection with an alleged Rs 320 crore disproportionate assets case. Singh had stepped down after the High Court order against him. Earlier on February 24, terming the maze...
  • Kripashankar: Did he quit or was he sacked? February 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Congress leader Kripashankar Singh resigned as the party's Mumbai president soon after the Bombay High Court directed the city police to file an FIR against him under the prevention of corruption act in a disproportionate assets case. While Singh claims he quit taking moral responsibility for the Congress' loss...
  • I quit over Mumbai polls debacle: Kripashankar February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In a double blow to the Congress in Mumbai after the bad show in the municipal polls, party chief Kripashankar Singh has been made accused in a corruption case by the High Court. The announcement of Singh's resignation came soon after the Bombay High Court directed his prosecution...