Land Grab Case

  • Noisy scenes in Chhattisgarh assembly for second day July 22, 2014

    Noisy scenes were witnessed for the second consecutive day during the ongoing monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh Assembly after the treasury bench demanded an apology from state Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel for his remarks about Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal. The Congress legislators were suspended twice today after they trooped into well of...
  • Setback for Kerala CM, HC orders CBI probe against his former gunman March 28, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court has ordered to hand over the probe of the land grab cases against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's former gunman Salim Raj to the CBI. In the order the High Court has observed that alleged involvement of the personal staff members of the Chief Minister's office in...
  • HC quashes FIR against Vasundhara Raje, son in alleged land grab case January 9, 2014

    The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday quashed an FIR against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and others in connection with the alleged conversion of government land in favour of her son, Dushyant Singh, during her previous term. Justice Nisha Gupta, before whom a plea in this regard came up for hearing, allowed...
  • Banglore: JDS MLA's brother arrested in a land-grabbing case August 1, 2013

    Bangalore: The brother of a Janata Dal (Secular) MLA was arrested in a land-grabbing case on Thursday in Bangalore. JD(S) MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy's brother Mahesh Kumar allegedly demolished a house while the residents were away. The house was brought down to rubble without any court order. Mahesh and seven others...
  • Rs 700-crore land grab case against Asaram Bapu January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Self-proclaimed godman Asaram Bapu has ran into fresh trouble with the Serious Fraud Investigating Office (SFIO) seeking his prosecution in a Rs 700-crore land grab case in Madhya Pradesh. The case pertains to 200 acres of land in Ratlam and the SFIO, which wants to prosecute Asaram and 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 city-based social worker, who has accused the leader of threatening him after usurping his properties. A division bench of Justices VM Kanade...
  • Uproar over Gujarat Governor, RS adjourned twice May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned twice during the pre-noon sitting as Opposition BJP stalled the proceedings over the alleged involvement of Gujarat Governor Kamla Devi Beniwal in a land grab case. BJP members led by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi demanded suspension of the Question Hour to discuss the issue,...
  • Court orders FIR against Vashundhara Raje, son December 10, 2011

    Jaipur: A local court on Friday directed the police to register an FIR against former Chief Minister Vashundhara Raje and her MP son Dushyant Singh in a land allotment case. Metropolitan Magistrate Ravi Bala gave the direction after it was alleged that Raje misused her office to get a pasture...
  • Tripura Governor accused of land grabbing May 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Tripura governor and noted Maharashtra educationist DY Patil has been accused of land grabbing. A case of fraud and cheating has been registered against him in Pune. After Iqbal Singh governor of Puducherry, another governor is in trouble, this time for allegations of land-grabbing. A piece of land has...
  • Godman a fake farmer? Asaram Trust denies rumours September 20, 2008

    Pedhmala: In Pedhmala, Gujarat an RTI application has revealed how the Asaram Bapu Ashram forged documents to take over fertile land. Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai owns 108 hectares of fertile land at Pedhmala in Gujarat. However, a local social worker Ramesh Choksi says the land was bought illegally. "The collector...
  • Man moves HC against Asaram Trust, ashram to appeal September 19, 2008

    Surat: The Asaram Bapu Trust has a sprawling ashram in Surat, on the banks of River Tapi. It is one of the 250 Asaram Bapu ashrams in India, but it stands on land owned by a man called Anil Vyas. "They hit the man who was ploughing the field and...
  • Asaram Ashram accused of land grab, ashram denies September 19, 2008

    Motera: Asaram Bapu's name is just an addition to a long list of controversial spiritual gurus. Four children were found dead at his ashrams a couple of months ago and though it turned out that a student had killed them, it was bad publicity for the Godman nonetheless. Now, he...