Land Grab

  • Setback for Kerala CM, HC orders CBI probe against his former gunman 28-03-2014 01:59 PM

    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...
  • Official accuses minister MC Chauhan of land grab, attempts suicide 13-03-2014 02:22 PM

    A government official tried to set himself on fire on Wednesday, accusing the state tourism minister of land grabbing, police said on Thursday. The incident took place in Bijnor district where village development officer Manu Gaur doused himself in kerosene and was about to light fire when he was stopped....
  • Congress MLA, five others booked for alleged land grabbing 21-01-2014 08:54 AM

    A local Congress MLA and his five supporters were on Monday booked for allegedly grabbing a land in Kotwali area of Bareilly. Congress MLA from Swar Tanda seat of Rampur, Naved Kazim Ali, was among six persons booked on Monday on complaint filed by Teej Agarwal, who has alleged that...
  • Goa: Tourism Minister booked in land grab case 17-01-2014 02:54 PM

    The Goa Police on Friday booked Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar for land grab. The registration of the First Information Report (FIR) under sections 420, 119, 120 and 120 B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) comes within 24 hours of a directive given by a trial court on Thursday. The...
  • HC quashes FIR against Vasundhara Raje, son in alleged land grab case 09-01-2014 09:04 AM

    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,...
  • Police book Samajwadi Party MP's husband for land grab 08-12-2013 06:01 PM

    A case has been registered against the husband of a Samajwadi Party MP and ten others for allegedly trying to grab a plot of land in Agra, police said on Sunday. Complainant Suresh Chand Garg, who owns a cold storage, claimed that the plot adjacent to his facility was encroached...
  • HC stays summons issued to DMDK legislator in land grabbing case 13-09-2013 11:55 AM

    Madras High Court on Thursday stayed the summons issued to DMDK legislator Mohanraj to appear before police at Salem on August 30 in an alleged land grabbing case. Justice P Devadass, who passed the interim orders on a Criminal Original Petition filed by Alagapuram R Mohanraj, issued the stay order...
  • Sexual assault, murder, land grab: Charges on Asaram over the years 30-08-2013 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: The sexual harassment case is not an isolated example for self-styled godman Asaram from prior accusations of exploitation of women and even murder and land grab. Asaram and the powerful Asaram Trust have survived several controversies over the years. Former devotee, Ashok Thakore, said he allowed Asaram followers...
  • UP minister accused of illegally occupying land 14-08-2013 10:32 AM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Minister for Geology and Mining Gayatri Prasad Prajapati has been accused of illegally occupying gram sabha land in Lucknow. The Allahabad High Court has taken a serious view on the matter and issued a notice to the minister and the state government. Gayatri Prasad Prajapati is facing...
  • Banglore: JDS MLA's brother arrested in a land-grabbing case 01-08-2013 03:19 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: Man involved in murder, extortion arrested 02-06-2013 05:06 AM

    New Delhi: An accused in several cases of murder, extortion and land grabbing has been arrested in Delhi, police said on Saturday. Harsimran Singh, 25, was arrested from north Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area on the intervening night of May 30-31 after police received a tip-off about him. According to police,...
  • Kejriwal evicted while protesting outside Delhi CM's house 07-12-2012 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal and members of his Aam Aadmi party were physically lifted and taken away by the Delhi Police as they were agitating outside Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's house on Friday. They were protesting against the demolition of 500 houses in Shaheen Bagh, which they claim was...
  • J&K: Congress MP nailed in major land grab case 27-10-2012 06:05 PM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir vigilance commission has nailed Congress MP Chowdhary Lal Singh in a major land grab case, and the Omar Abdullah government in the state is slated to find it difficult to ignore the charges against him. In a confidential letter to the Chief Minister's secretariat, accessed...
  • Land grab case: Probe ordered against Kripashankar 25-10-2012 09:07 PM

    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...
  • Court orders FIR against Vashundhara Raje, son 10-12-2011 09:22 AM

    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...
  • Ex-TN minister Ponmudi in land grab case 06-12-2011 08:27 AM

    VILLUPURAM: Petitions accusing former minister K Ponmudy of grabbing temple land for Surya Educational Institution were submitted to district collector C T Manimekalai and anti-land grabbing cell on Monday. As per the petition filed by R Mallika, daughter of Ranganatha Battacharyar of Vikravandi, Ponmudy and directors of Surya Educational Institution...
  • CJ Impact: Bhavani gets back land grabbed by mafia 03-12-2011 07:37 PM

    CJ Bhavani gets back her land allegedly grabbed by the mafia in Chennai after she turned CJ in September 2011 ...
  • TN: DMK's top brass face land grab charge 02-12-2011 04:47 PM

    Chennai: After arresting many DMK leaders and former ministers on charges of illegally appropriating prime property, Tamil Nadu Police are now zeroing in on party president M. Karunanidhi's son M.K. Stalin and grandson Udayanidhi Stalin. A case was registered against Stalin, Udayanidhi Stalin, builder Subba Reddy, Raja Shankar, Venugopal Reddy...
  • DMK MP arrested for land grab charges in TN 16-11-2011 09:01 AM

    Chennai: DMK MP Ritheesh Kumar was on Wednesday morning arrested on charges of land grab in Tamil Nadu. The DMK MP was accused of usurping as much as 1.47 acre land near Sriperumpudur using forged documents. Actor-turned-politician Ritheesh is a Member of Parliament from Ramanathpuram. A few other prominent DMK...
  • Land grabbers kidnapped me: RTI activist 16-10-2011 04:11 PM

    Surat: Another whistleblower was targeted for exposing a land grabbing case on Sunday. The Surat police found an RTI activist Santosh Makrande Tiwari badly injured and abandoned on the national highway. Tiwari, 42, claims he was kidnapped by the land grabbers he sought information on. "Vijay and Dilawar are land...
  • Haryana: Farmers accuse Hooda of land grab 05-10-2011 07:35 AM

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupender Singh Hooda is in the eye of another land storm. He has been accused of building a memorial for his father, Ranbir Hooda, on 42 acres of prime industrial land in a village in Rohtak. The land on which the memorial is being built was...
  • DMK MLA Anbazhagan granted bail 26-08-2011 10:21 PM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court has granted bail to DMK MLA J Anbazhagan, who apprehended arrest in connection with a complaint against him for alleged land grabbing. Granting bail for a three-week period, Justice T Sudanthiram on Thursday directed Anbazhagan, who represents Chepauk assembly segment in the city, to furnish...
  • Former DMK minister KN Nehru arrested 25-08-2011 10:07 AM

    Chennai: Former DMK minister KN Nehru has been arrested on charges of land grab in Trichy on Thursday. He is accused of forcing a doctor to sell his 13000 sq ft plot of land. Nehru, known to be a loyalist of DMK Treasurer MK Stalin, becomes the third minister in...
  • TN lottery kingpin arrested over land grabbing 13-08-2011 01:18 PM

    Chennai: Lottery kingpin Santiago Martin and his brother-in-law Benjamin have been arrested by the Salem city police in Tamil Nadu on charges of land grabbing. The Madras High Court had earlier ordered action against him in the case but the previous DMK government sat on the order. Martin is known...
  • Land grab cases used to target party: Karuna 11-08-2011 06:33 PM

    Chennai: Reiterating that his partymen were being jailed under false land grab cases, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday expressed fears that the issue could be used as a tool against political parties and could prove handy for anti-social elements. "By saying so, one does not mean that complaints regarding...
  • Tamil Nadu: Alagiri, DMK leaders grab land 11-08-2011 07:32 AM

    New Delhi: Union minister M K Alagiri's land grab scam has been exposed but it's not just MK Karunanidhi's son who is involved. CNN-IBN investigation reveals the involvement of other top DMK leaders in land scams. CNN-IBN has revealed the full extent of the land grabbing allegations against Alagiri's family...
  • Is Alagiri another blot on UPA? 10-08-2011 10:53 PM

    On Talking Point Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Is Alagiri another blot on UPA?' ...
  • Alagiri's wife grabs temple land in Madurai 10-08-2011 08:59 PM

    Chennai: Documentary evidence has revealed the full extent of the land grabbing allegations against Union Minister and Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri's family. CNN-IBN has accessed documents to show how Alagiri's wife bought temple land worth over Rs 20 crore for just Rs 85 lakh from a man facing over 50...