MADHUMITA SHUKLA

  • Madhumita case: Former MP's life sentence upheld July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday upheld the life sentence awarded to exSamajwadi Party MP Amarmani Tripathi in the Madhumita Shukla murder case. The court also upheld the punishment against all other accused in the case, including Amarmani's wife, Madhumani. Amarmani and his wife were found guilty of the...
  • Madhumita Case: Poetic justice in reallife potboiler October 24, 2007

    Dehradun/Lucknow: She was a young poet with fire in her belly, spicing up literary gatherings and political rallies with her theatrical delivery and strong words. He was a political strongman, MLA and minister in Mayawati's government of 2003. She caught his eye and they were soon having an affair. An...
  • Mulayam says his party stands firm behind Amarmani October 24, 2007

    New Delhi Even as the Congress and BJP in Uttar Pradesh have welcomed the District and Sessions Court verdict against Amarmani Tripathi, Samajwadi Party supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav has come out in support with the convicted former minister. He has said that his party will support Amarmani Tripathi. Meanwhile, according to news...
  • Amarmani to move HC against district court verdict October 24, 2007

    Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh minister and Samajwadi Party MLA Amarmani Tripathi will appeal in the High Court against the special court decision convicting him and his wife in poetess Madhumita Shukla murder case, his lawyer said. "We will appeal in the High Court against the decision," Amarmani's lawyer, Vijay Vikram said. Asked...
  • Now is the time to get worried, says Madhumita's sis October 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Madhumita Shuklas sister Nidhi, who was the key witness in the sensational murder case, on Wednesday said she wasn't sure if UP politician Amarmani Tripathi will serve the life sentence that was given to him by a special court. Actually this is the time to get worried because will...
  • Amarmani, wife get life; shooter acquitted October 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Former state minister of Uttar Pradesh Amarmani Tripathi and his wife Madhumani were convicted in the controversial murder of poet Madhumita Shukla on Wednesday. Two other accused, Amarmanis nephew Rohit Chaturvedi and an acquaintance Santosh Roy were also sentenced to life imprisonment by a special court in Dehradun, Uttaranchal. A...
  • Madhumita case verdict today October 24, 2007

    Lucknow: A special court in Dehradun is likely to pronounce its judgement in the high profile death case of poetess, Madhumita Shukla on Wednesday. Two of the main accused in the case include a former minister in the Mayawati government, Amarmani Tripathi, and his wife Madhumani. It's been a four year...
  • It's judgement day in three highprofile cases October 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Wednesday is likely to be a busy day for courts in three cities across India. Three highprofile cases are lined up for judgement in Delhi, Dehradun and Coimbatore. While a special court in Dehradun is likely to pronounce its verdict in the poetess Madhumita Shukla death case, the...
  • SP gives ticket to Madhumita accused March 23, 2007

    Lucknow: He may be in prison over the murder of poet Madhumita Shukla, but the ruling Samajwadi Party has nevertheless given ticket to Amarmani Tripathi to contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. Ironically, the announcement of fielding Tripathi from Laxmipur in Maharajganj district came almost simultaneous to a forensic finding that...
  • Tripathi's DNA, Shukla's foetus match March 22, 2007

    New Delhi: A scientist told the Dehradun court on Thursday that the DNA of slain poetess Madhumita Shukla's foetus has matched with that of Amarmani Tripathi, former Uttar Pradesh minister and one of the prime accused in the murder case. Appearing before District and Sessions Judge V B Roy, Dr S...
  • Poetessminister love letters genuine March 13, 2007

    New Delhi: It was a case that brought to light tales of sleaze, murder and betrayal in the corridors of power. Now, a new twist in the AmarmaniMadhumita tale has come to light. A handwriting expert in Dehradun has confirmed that the love letters between poetess Madhumita Shukla and former...
  • Amarmani's judicial custoday extended March 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Controversial Samajwadi Party MLA from Laximpur (UP) Amarmani Tripathi and his wife Madhumani got a breather in the poetess Madhumita Shukla murder case. A court in Dehradun today extended the couples judicial custody till March 11. Additional Sessions' Judge Meena Tiwari heard the arguments and ordered the couple and three...
  • SC transfers Madhumita murder case February 8, 2007

    New Delhi: In a major set back to former Uttar Pradesh Minister Amarmani Tripathi, main accused in the Madhumita Shukla murder case, the Supreme Court transferred the trial from Lucknow Sessions Court to a competent Court of equal jurisdiction in Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand on Thursday. The transfer in the case...
  • SC asks: Madhumita case trial in Delhi? January 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to study whether the trial in poet Madhumita Shuklas murder could be shifted to Delhi from Lucknow. Madhumitas sister has alleged that a fair trail isnt possible in Lucknow, as the accused, Amarmani Tripathy, is a former...
  • Cops yet to find Kavita's body December 29, 2006

    New Delhi: The trail of a sex and sleaze that led to the murder of Meerut University lecturer Kavita Rani turned murkier as her family confirmed that the body found by the police in Ganga Canal was not hers. The body of Meerut University lecturer Kavita Rani is yet to be...
  • Sex, sleaze and many Kavitas of UP December 28, 2006

    Lucknow: A sleaze racket allegedly involving some politicians and leading to the murder of a young woman lecturer is not the first of its kind Uttar Pradesh has seen. Two ministers were forced to step down this week after the prime accused in the killing of Meerut University lecturer Kavita Chaudhary...