RAM JETHMALANI

  • SC asks Centre to ensure completion of Income Tax probe into black money case by March 31 December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to ensure that the ongoing Income Tax probe for suspected black money concerning 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva, be completed by March next year. The apex court directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the black...
  • Those in the government are destroying the name of PM Modi: Ram Jethmalani October 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that the Supreme court had shown the way forward despite best efforts of some in power. "Those in the government are hell bent to destroy the name of Narendra Modi. Supreme court has done what the government should have done,"...
  • Government anxious to hide names of black money account holders: Ram Jethmalani October 28, 2014

    Reacting to Supreme Court's directive to the Centre to disclose the names of black money account holders in foreign banks, former BJP leader and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that the government has been anxious to keep the list of names hidden. "There is a studied attempt not to disclose...
  • News 360: Centre discloses names of 3 businessmen with alleged black money accounts in foreign banks October 27, 2014

    On a day when the Central Government filed an affidavit with the Supreme Court disclosing names of three people who have allegedly stashed black money abroad to evade tax, the NGO Association for Democratic Reforms in a major revelation claimed that an accused Timblo Private Limited had donated huge amounts...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 27, 2014

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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 24, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: NSA to visit Burdwan blast site in West Bengal October 24, 2014

    A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. ...
  • Black money case: Jaitley hiding the truth to show PM Modi in poor light, claims Jethmalani in letter October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BJP member and Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani has written a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley accusing him of not taking effective steps to bring back black money. Jethmalani in his letter to the Finance Minister slammed his argument that the names of black money account holders...
  • Cannot disclose names of people having black money abroad: Modi government to SC October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has told the Supreme Court that it cannot disclose the names of people having black money stashed abroad. The government says that that the names cannot be made public as it violates the double taxation avoidance agreement. The government says that the names can only be shared...
  • Black money case: SIT submits first report in Supreme Court August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) reviewing the black money case on Wednesday submitted its first report in the Supreme Court. The apex court expressed satisfaction on the steps taken by the panel for bringing back black money stashed away by Indians in foreign banks. The court also permitted the...
  • Government is entitled to try the new system: Ram Jethmalani July 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, lawyer Ram Jethmalani talks about the collegium system. He says that the government wants a new system and is entitled to try this new system out. He points out the fact that the present government had made a promise in its manifesto. Thus, its justified...
  • Modi must pick his ministers with care: Ram Jethmalani May 19, 2014

    Ram Jethmalani, a former BJP member, has a piece of advice for PMelect Narendra Modi. He says Modi must ensure that only people with clean record enter the Cabinet. ...
  • By meeting Imam, Sonia Gandhi committed 'blunder': Jethmalani April 5, 2014

    Senior Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi had committed a "blunder" by meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari. Talking to reporters in Madurai, he said Congress spoke about secularism and seek support of Muslim clerics for votes. The party had been following...
  • Sahara chief Subrata Roy likely to remain in jail for more time March 27, 2014

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy may have to remain in jail for at least another week because his lawyers say they are finding it difficult to immediately mobilise Rs 10,000 crores needed to get him and two directors out on bail. A day after the apex court imposed a condition that Roy will be freed on bail...
  • SC turns down Subrata Roy's bail plea; holi in jail for him March 13, 2014

    Subrata Roy may have to play holi inside Tihar jail and stay put there till Mar 25 with the Supreme Court on Thursday remaining unyielding on his bail plea after the Sahara group failed to come out with a new proposal for refunding Rs 20,000 crore of investors money. The apex...
  • Sahara chief Subrata Roy challenges detention by SC March 12, 2014

    Beleaguered Sahara Chief Subrata Roy on Wednesday challenged before the Supreme Court his detention order passed by a two-member bench calling it "illegal and unconstitutional" and demanded his release. "Declare the order deated 04.03.2014 as void, nullity and non-est in the eyes of law," said the petition on behalf of Roy...
  • Watch: The Sahara business group maze February 28, 2014

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy has been taken into custody by Lucknow police, his lawyer Ram Jethmalani informed the Supreme Court on Friday. Roy was arrested on Friday morning at 10:30 in Lucknow. UP Police will produce Roy before a magistrate to seek transit remand to bring him to Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Furious Jethmalani refuses to comment on Rajiv killers' release February 19, 2014

    A furious Ram Jethmalani refused to comment on the procedure of the release of the assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Though he said that after keeping a person in a state of torture for twenty two years, a person should not be given death penalty. Tamil Nadu government...
  • Ram Jethmalani says Yeddyurappa is an honest man February 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani has called former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa an honest man. Releasing a book 'Yeddyurappa his vision and passion', Jethmalani said "The Karnataka High Court has rejected Justice N Santosh Hegde's report on illegal mining. Nobody is talking about it now. Yeddyurappa has...
  • Delhi HC to hear Jethmalani's plea against expulsion from BJP in May January 30, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday fixed May 2 as the date for hearing plea of noted criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani challenging his expulsion from primary membership of BJP on charges of "breach of discipline". The hearing on the law suit of Jethmalani, 89, was deferred after Joint Registrar Brijesh Kumar...
  • Vote for those committed to bring back black money: Ram Jethmalani January 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Union Minister and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Monday urged people to vote for that party in the coming elections, which will commit itself to bring back the black money stashed abroad. Inaugurating the 21st Rashtriya Kavi Sammelan at Thane during the weekend he said, "citizens should demand only...
  • SC to hear Ram Jethmalani's plea on black money on February 19 January 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Friday decided to hear on February 19 an application seeking speedy hearing of a plea by jurist Ram Jethmalani accusing the Centre of not implementing its directions on the issue of black money allegedly stashed in banks abroad. "We understand it is matter of great importance," a...
  • Lawyers divided on whether Justice Ganguly should quit WBHRC December 19, 2013

    Kolkata: The legal community in Kolkata is divided on whether former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly should step down as West Bengal Human Rights Commission Chairman. This even as the Centre is paving the way for possible action against him on allegations of sexual harassment. The Home Ministry has...
  • Supreme Court issues notice to CBI on Lalu's bail plea November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the CBI on Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad's petition for bail. He is currently in jail following his conviction in a fodder scam case. The apex court bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice after...
  • Sexual assault case: I am ashamed of Tarun Tejpal, says Ram Jethmalani November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani reacted to the sexual assault allegations against Tehelka magazine's FounderEditor Tarun Tejpal, saying that he was deeply disturbed by the incident. Jethmalani, who was Tejpal's former lawyer and one of the principal investors in Tehelka, said that he was ashamed by the way Tejpal has...
  • Jethmalani case: HC notice to BJP members including Vajpayee, Modi October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to all Parliamentary Board members of the Bharatiya Janata Party including Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi in connection with former party leader Ram Jethmalani's case. The court has asked them to reply by January 30, 2014. Ram Jethmalani had...
  • Delhi HC to hear Ram Jethmalani's defamation suit against BJP today October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will hear a defamation suit filed by expelled BJP leader and renowned criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday. Jethmalani had filed a defamation suit against BJP''s parliamentary board for expelling him without reason following his remarks over senior party leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun...
  • Delhi court to hear Jethmalani's defamation suit against BJP today October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The defamation suit against the BJP parliamentary board filed by expelled leader Ram Jethmalani is set to come up for hearing in the Delhi High Court on Friday. Jethmalani had alleged that he was expelled from the party wrongfully. He was expelled from the party after he openly...
  • Ram Jethmalani moves court against BJP, seeks crores as damages October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Renowned criminal lawyer and expelled Rajya Sabha member of the Bharatiya Janata Party Ram Jethmalani has slapped a defamation case against the Parliamentary Board of the party for sacking him. He had filed a petition in the Delhi High Court on October 5. In his defamation petition Jethmalani...