Madhya Pradesh High Court

  • STF probe in MPPEB scam on right track, says Uma Bharti 3 days ago

    Union Minister and former State Chief Minister Uma Bharti said that the Special Task Force (STF) was moving in the right direction in probing the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. Speaking to reporters in Satna, Bharti said that she had even suggested a CBI probe into the scam earlier...
  • MPPEB scam: After court rejects petition, Digvijaya sits on 7-day fast against CM July 7, 2014

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday began a seven-day fast near the Collectorate in Guna to protest the non-payment of compensation to farmers for crop damage and for demanding a CBI probe into the MPPEB scam. Before starting his fast, Singh along with a delegation met District Collector Sandeep Yadav...
  • MPPEB scam: Courts are not rajniti ka akhara, HC tells Digvijaya July 7, 2014

    Disposing of a 'letter petition' filed by Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on the issue of MPPEB scam, a division bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court directed him to file a proper petition in the case and not involve courts in political battles. The division bench of Chief Justice AM Khanvilkar...
  • HC orders Lokayukta probe against Gaurishankar Bisen on corruption charges June 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered a Lokayukta probe against state Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Gaurishankar Bisen on a PIL levelling corruption allegations against him. The Lokayukta probe was ordered by a division bench of Chief Justice A M Khanvilar and Justice Alok Aradhe on Thursday in a public...
  • MP High Court rejects pleas seeking CBI probe into MPPEB scam April 17, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court has rejected a bunch of petitions seeking a CBI probe into the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. A total of 14 petitions, demanding investigation by the central agency into the scam were filed in the High Court pertaining to irregularities in selection/ appointments made by...
  • AAP fields HC judge Fakhruddin against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli April 3, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party has fielded Madhya Pradesh High Court judge Fakhruddin against Congress president Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party disclosed his name on Thursday in their 14th list of candidates. Sonia Gandhi, the three-time MP from the constituency, filed her nomination papers on...
  • SC stays proceedings against Sushma Swaraj on poll petition February 13, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the proceedings in the Madhya Pradesh High Court on a petition filed against BJP MP Sushma Swaraj by her rival Congress nominee Rajkumar Patel seeking annulment of her election from Vidisha during the last Lok Sabha polls. A bench comprising justices S S Nijjar and...
  • MPCA sexual harassment case: HC restrains police from arresting Alpesh Shah December 5, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday restrained police from arresting state Cricket Association's former Joint Secretary and Women Under-19 selection committee's convener Alpesh Shah in a sexual harassment case till the probe is completed. Justice NK Modi also directed Shah to fully cooperate with the police. Shah has approached the...
  • HC rejects Sushma Swaraj's plea to dismiss an election petition filed against her December 4, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday rejected the application of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj demanding dismissal of an election petition filed against her by Congress nominee Rajkumar Patel from Vidisha during the last Lok Sabha polls. Sushma Swaraj's application was rejected on Tuesday, which...
  • CBI begins probe in Ratangarh temple stampede December 2, 2013

    A CBI team has reached Datia to begin investigation into the Ratangarh temple stampede in October which claimed 115 lives. The three-member CBI team, led by Deputy uperintendent of Police AS Negi, reached Datia on Sunday and collected a copy of the FIR and other details from the police station. Madhya Pradesh...
  • PMT scam: HC issues notices to MCI, Centre on CBI probe plea August 13, 2013

    Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday issued notices to union government and Medical Council of India among other bodies on a PIL seeking CBI probe into alleged scam in the conduct of state Pre-Medical Test (PMT) and cancellation of exam results. A division Bench of Justices P K...
  • Music director gets bail in five-year old cheque bouncing case August 8, 2013

    A local court on Wednesday freed noted music director Shrawan on bail in a five-year old cheque bouncing case. The music director's advocate Anshuman Shrivastava told reporters that judicial magistrate Ajay Pendam had released his client on a bail of Rs 20,000. The advocate said the court had issued a non-bailable...
  • MP HC quashes lower court's detention order against Mukhtar Malik July 30, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court has quashed a lower court detention order against Mukhtar Malik for alleged anti-social activities. Allowing a petition by Mukhtar's wife Sheeba Malik challenging the September 2009 Bhopal district court's order against her husband on the ground that no evidence was available with police about his...
  • CBI to probe if Digvijaya facilitated Indore mall construction November 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case to probe alleged irregularities in the construction of a high-end mall in Indore, including the role of then Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh. CBI sources said the agency acted on the orders of Indore Bench of the...
  • Watch: MP pays Rs 3 lakh for luxury stay of judges November 6, 2009

    Bhopal: The state of Madhya Pradesh footed a bill of over Rs 3 lakh for the luxury stay of High Court Judges in Delhi. The bill was paid despite there being rooms available at the Madhya Pradesh Bhavan during the times these judges made trips to the Capital. These are...
  • Madhya Pradesh judges stay in hotels, state pays November 6, 2009

    New Delhi: An application filed through the Right to Information Act (RTI) has revealed that hotel stay for Judges from the High Court of Madhya Pradesh while in Delhi has cost the state exchequer Rs 3 lakh in bills. The details were acquired from the general administration department of the...
  • HC lifts ban from Jodhaa Akbar February 27, 2008

    Jabalpur: On Tuesday the Madhya Pradesh High Court ,struck down the state government's suspension of screening of the Bollywood blockbuster Jodhaa Akbar. In a roughly four-hour-long hearing, Chief Justice Anang Kumar Patnaik and Justice Prakash Shrivastav ruled in favour of a plea — submitted by the film's distributor UTV Software Communication...