Rizwanur Rehman

  • Rizwanur Rehman's wife Priyanka Todi attends awards gala June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Does the name Priyanka Todi ring a bell? Well, those who are aware of the Rizwanur Rehman case, Priyanka Todi isn't an unfamiliar face. For the uninitiated, Priyanka, daughter of industrialist Ashok Todi, married computer graphics trainer Rizwanur on August 18, 2007. But it was the mysterious death...
  • HC stays trial in Rizwanur Rehman case May 12, 2011

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday stayed the trial in Rizwanur Rehman case for two months till June 21, after Todis challenged charges of abetment to suicide against them. A fast track city court on April 21 framed charges against the accused Todis and middleman Pappu for abetment to suicide...
  • Rizwanur's family disappointed with SC verdict March 1, 2011

    The Supreme Court has set aside a Calcultta High Court order directing the CBI to probe Rizwanur's death as murder. ...
  • Final SC hearing in Rizwanur case adjourned October 5, 2010

    Kolkata: The final hearing in the Rizwanur Rehman death case that was expected in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, has been adjourned. The apex court had earlier stayed the Calcutta High Court order for a fresh probe by the CBI. Ashok Todi, Rizwanur's fatherinlaw, and the other accused are also expected...
  • Rizwanur death: HC orders fresh probe May 19, 2010

    Kolkata: More than two years on, the Rizwanur Rehman case is back to square one. The Calcutta High Court has ordered a fresh CBI investigation into the case, asking the agency to treat it as murder and submit its report within four months. The court has also directed the...
  • For Rizwanur, SRK scraps ad deal with Todis February 22, 2010

    New Delhi/ Kolkata: Actor Shah Rukh Khan has cancelled an endorsement contract with Lux Cozy, an innerwear brand owned by Kolkatas Todi brothers, who are accused of hounding Kolkata youth Rizwanur Rehman to suicide. Khan was a brand ambassador of Lux Cozy and his Indian Premier League team, Kolkata Knight Riders,...
  • Police await 2nd autopsy report in cop death case February 15, 2009

    Kolkata: West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID), investigating the death of a police officer, is yet to receive the second autopsy report, an official said on Saturday. "We've not received the second autopsy report of Arindam Manna and I hope we'll get it in the next couple of days," state Additional...
  • Rizwanur case cop's death becomes a political issue February 13, 2009

    West Bengla: Foul play, it seems, is involved in the death of key witness in the Rizwanur case, Arindam Manna whose body was recovered near a railway track on Wednesday Kolkata. With elections on mind, the opposition in West Bengal is trying to use it to its advantage. Injuries on Manna's body...
  • Rizwan case: Key witness found dead on railway line February 12, 2009

    Kolkata: The mystery over the death of Kolkatabased graphics designer Rizwanur Rehman has got murkier. The first investigating officer, who would have been a key witness for the CBI's case, was found murdered on the railway tracks on Wednesday. Arindam Manna was discovered dead in much the same manner as Rizwan...
  • Twist in Rizwanur case, cop found murdered | Watch February 12, 2009

    New Delhi: A key witness in the Rizwanur Rahman murder case that had rocked Kolkata and the West Bengal government has been found dead. Arindam Manna was found dead in exactly the same way as Rizwan. Manna, who was also the first investigating officer in the case and later turned...
  • Rizwanur Rehman case: SC grants bail to Todi brothers January 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to Kolkata industrialists Ashok Kumar Todi and Pradeep Kumar Todi in the Rizwanur Rehman suicide case. A Bench of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and P Sathasivam rejected the CBI's argument that the accused will influence the investigation if freed on bail. The...
  • Rizwan case: suspect's custody extended till Jan 15 December 23, 2008

    Kolkata: The judicial custody of the seven accused including industrialist Ashok Todi in the Rizwanur Rahman death case, was on Tuesday extended till January 15 by a lower court, while the Calcutta High Court rejected the bail prayer of his brother, Pradip Todi. Besides Ashok Todi,...
  • Calcutta High Court rejects Ashok Todi's bail plea December 17, 2008

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of industrialist Ashok Todi, accused of playing a key role in abetting his soninlaw and graphics designer Rizwanur Rehman's suicide last year. Justice BP Sengupta said the charges brought against Todi by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) were too...
  • Rizwanur case: Calcutta HC cancels bail given to 3 cops November 18, 2008

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday cancelled the bail plea of three former Kolkata Police officers, accused of abetting the suicide of computer graphics teacher Rizwanur Rahman and directed them to surrender within three days. A division bench comprising justices Amit Talukdar and P S Banerjee, upholding the prayer of...
  • Rizwanur case: Judge threatened, security tightened November 8, 2008

    Kolkata: Security has been tightened for a metropolitan magistrate, who was hearing the Rizwanur Rehman death case, after he received a threat letter, the police said here Saturday. "The seventh metropolitan magistrate Bibhas Chatterjee is being given special security cover after he received a threat letter on Thursday afternoon. Armed policemen...
  • Rizwanur case: CBI issues alert against Todi family October 27, 2008

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) issued an alert against the Todi family on Monday. CBI raided Rizwanur Rehman's fatherinlaw Ashok Todi's house to implement court order, but found him missing. Now CBI has issued alert to Airports and Railways for Todi's lookout. Earlier on Monday, a city court issued...
  • Rizwan case: SC refuses to look into Todi's appeal September 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to order a status quo on the proceedings in the Rizwanur case in the trial court as sought by his fatherinlaw and influential Kolkata businessman Ashok Todi. Todi, who has been chargesheeted by the CBI for alleged abetment of Rizwanur's suicide, had moved...
  • CBI chargesheets Ashok Todi in Rizwanur death case September 23, 2008

    Kolkat: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed chargesheets against seven accused in the Rizwanur Rehman death case in the Special CBI court in. The seven people include Rizwan's fatherinlaw Ashok Todi and an Indian Police Service officer. All the seven have been accused of abetment to suicide, criminal...
  • HC slams Kolkata cops' probe in Rizwanur murder August 14, 2008

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday pulled up the city police for their shoddy handling of the Rizwanur Rehman death case and directed the CBI to chargesheet all the seven accused. Computer graphics teacher Rizwanur, who was under allegedly under pressure to get separated from his wife Priyanka, daughter of...
  • Kolkata Court to announce Rizwanur case verdict August 14, 2008

    Kolkata: The Kolkata High Court will announce the verdict on what is being called the 'forced' suicide case of Rizwanur Rahman, the 30 year old graphic designer on Thursday. The CBI had chargesheeted Rizwan's fatherinlaw Ashok Todi, his brother Pradeep Todi and an NGO worker Syed Mohiuddin, better known as...
  • Common thread binds Arushi, Nithari, Rizwan cases July 13, 2008

    New Delhi: What do the murder of teenaged Arushi in Noida, grisly killings of 18 children and a woman in Nithari, and the mysterious death of Muslim computer graphics designer Rizwanur Rehman in Kolkata have in common? In all three highprofile crime cases, the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) probe was...
  • Body recovered from tracks not Rizwan's: Family March 13, 2008

    Kolkata: There has been yet another twist in the Rizwanur Rahman death case. His family now claims that the body recovered from the Dum Dum railway tracks on September 21 last year may not be that of Rizwan. This after the state government told the Calcutta High Court said that...
  • Body found on rly track not Rizwanur: family March 12, 2008

    Kolkata: Apprehending that some other person could have died at the spot from where his brother Rizwanur Rehman's body was said to be found on the railway tracks, the elder brother of the computer graphics teacher on Wednesday said initial records suggested the body was that of a 55yearold man. The...
  • Rizwan case: Todis reject CBI report as biased March 11, 2008

    Kolkata: Final hearings into the Rizwanur Rehman death case came up at the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday. The accused are demanding that the court reject the CBI report that claims that the Todi brothers and three police officer abetted Rizwan's suicide. As hearings in the Court come to an...
  • Nat Wipes: What's making news today? March 10, 2008

    News snippets from across the country. ...
  • Rizwan committed suicide, inlaws forced him: CBI February 28, 2008

    New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday concluded RizwanurRehman the Muslim youth whose mysterious death after marrying a Hindu industrialist's daughter sparked an outcry committed suicide and wasnt murdered. CBI has sought the permission to file charge sheet against the ones accused of abetting the suicide before appropriate court. They...
  • National Wipes: What's making news in India February 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Find out what made news in India on Thursday. ...
  • National Wipes: Rizwan case legal battle may end February 21, 2008

    Legal battle in Rizwan case might end soon and Naxal flushout continues in Orissa. ...
  • National Wipes: Whats making news January 11, 2008

    Heres what is making news across the country. ...
  • Kolkata HC adjourns hearing on Rizwanur case for 5 weeks January 11, 2008

    Kolkata: In the Rizwanur case hearing the High Court has turned down CBI's request to proceed further in the Rizwanur case for now. The High Court has also adjourned hearing on the Rizwanur Rehman case for five weeks and directed all parties to file affidavits on the issue of making...