SUKHRAM

  • Rajasthan: Congress stages walkout over crimes against women July 18, 2014

    The Opposition Congress on Friday staged a walkout from the House after the Speaker refused to allow its members to hold a discussion on the alleged rise in crimes against women in the state. The members alleged that the law and order situation in the state was deteriorating since the BJP...
  • Constable shoots ASI after altercation , commits suicide March 27, 2013

    Sagar: A constable allegedly committed suicide after shooting and seriously wounding a police officer at Chhanbila police station on SagarChhatarpur road on Tuesday night. Constable Sukhram Upadhyaya first shot Assistant Police Inspector YK Awasthi with his service gun. Awasthi was preparing duty roster of constables on the day of Holi....
  • SC to hear bail plea of Sukhram, others tomorrow January 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The bail pleas of former Union Minister Sukhram, whose interim bail is expiring on January 16 in a 1993 telecom scam, and two others will be taken up in the Supreme Court on Monday. A bench headed by Justice P Sathasivam, would also hear the bail plea of the...
  • 1996 Telecom scam: SC asks Sukhram to surrender January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked former Union Minister Sukhram, convicted in the 1993 telecom scam, to surrender before the trial court. The Delhi High Court had earlier upheld his conviction on the December 21. The court had also upheld the conviction of two others, Runu Ghosh and P C...
  • 1996 telecom scam: Sukhram's conviction upheld December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Sukhram in a 1996 telecom case. The court also upheld the conviction of two others, Runu Ghosh and P C Rama Rao in the scam. The criminal conspiracy charge against Sukhram has been withdrawn. A trial court had earlier sentenced...
  • 1996 telecom scam: HC to hear Sukhram's plea December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Wednesday hear the appeals of former telecom minister Sukhram and two others who were convicted in the 1996 Telecom Scam. The court has already suspended Sukhram's 5year sentence and granted him bail because of his old age and ailments. Earlier, a Delhi court...
  • 1996 telecom scam: Exminister Sukhram gets bail November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: In a relief for former telecom minister Sukhram who has been sentenced to five years in jail in the 1996 telecom scam, the Delhi High Court granted him bail on a surety of of Rs 10 lakh and on the condition that he cannot leave the country during...
  • Politicians attacked: Antineta anger rising? November 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Thursday's attack on Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar is the latest in a series of acts of public retribution. In 2009, Home Minister P Chidambaram was target of a shoe attack; journalist Jarnail Singh claimed he was upset at the Congress decision to allow Jagdish Tytler to contest...
  • Who is Pawar attacker Harvinder Singh? November 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Harvinder Singh, a resident of Rohini in Delhi, slapped Union Minister and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar while shouting slogans against price rise and corruption cases on Thursday. Singh was later arrested by the police and taken to Parliament Street Police Station. When asked why did he attack Pawar, he...
  • Sukhram and Raja will be in same jail in Tihar November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister Sukhram, who was on Saturday awarded 5 years' imprisonment in a telecom scam case, will be lodged in Tihar prisons' jail number 1 which also houses A Raja. According to the Deputy Inspector General of Tihar Prisons, RN Sharma, Sukhram, who was convicted in a 1996...
  • Exmin Sukhram gets 5 yrs in jail, assaulted November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday sentenced former telecom minister Sukhram, convicted in the 1996 telecom scam, to five years in jail. Just minutes after the verdict, Sukhram was attacked by a man in the Rohini courts complex. The incident occurred shortly after Sukhram, who remained out on bail...
  • Held guilty in 1996 scam, Sukhram seeks leniency November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister Sukhram, convicted for taking Rs 3 lakhs as bribe to give a lucrative contract to a private firm in 1996, on Saturday pleaded for leniency in a Delhi court on grounds of his old age while the CBI called him a "habitual offender" and sought...
  • Sukhram guilty of corruption, sentencing today November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Saturday is expected to announce the quantum of punishment for former Telecom Minister Sukhram. Sukhram was on Friday held guilty by a Delhi court of misusing his official position when he was in the PV Narasimha Rao cabinet and giving undue favour to a...
  • Sukhram convicted in 1996 telecom case November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister Sukhram has been held guilty by a Delhi court of misusing his official position when he was in the PV Narasimha Rao cabinet and giving undue favour to a cable supply company in a 15yearold case. Special CBI Judge RP Pandey convicted 84yearold Sukhram under various...
  • Sukhram to appeal against his 3year jail term in HC February 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Union Communications Minister Sukhram on Wednesday said he will approach the Delhi High Court against his conviction and threeyears' jail sentence awarded by a Delhi Court for amassing illegal assets worth Rs 4.25 crore. "My lawyers will go through the judgement and I will...
  • Court to pronounce Sukhram's punishment on Wed February 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Former communications minister Sukhram's punishment for amassing illegal assets worth over Rs 4.25 crore would be pronounced on Wednesday by a Delhi court. The CBI is seeking the maximum sevenyear jail term for the offences committed during Sukhram's stint in the PV Narasimha Rao government. The octogenarian politician, on...
  • Extelecom minister Sukhram guilty, sentencing soon February 21, 2009

    New Delhi: After 14 long years, former telecom minister Sukhram has been convicted by a the Delhi court. Sukhram faced charges of corruption and favouritism while he was a minister. His sentencing will now be announced in a weeks time. He was the minister with wads of cash found stuffed in...
  • Exunion minister Sukhram convicted of corruption February 20, 2009

    New Delhi: A city court on Friday convicted former union minister Sukhram of corruption in a 13yearold disproportionate assets case. Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge V K Maheshwari held Sukhram guilty under various provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act. The sentence will be pronounced on February 24. According to...
  • MLA goes to school, with son February 25, 2007

    Chakradharpur, Jharkhand: MLA Sukhram Oraon has taught the people of his constituency it is never too late to learn. Oraon 39, recently appeared for the Class X exam after dropping out of school 23 years ago. What makes Oraons resolve to learn more admirable is that his young son too appeared...