Affidavit

  • Modi should clarify on false affidavit about marital status, says Congress MP 10-04-2014 04:46 PM

    Congress Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik on Thursday asked BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to clarify why he filed a "false" affidavit vis-a-vis declaration about his marital status. Modi had kept the column blank during Gujarat Assembly election, while in his affidavit filed before the Election Commission for the...
  • EC introduces e-filing of poll affidavits for the first time 06-03-2014 03:33 PM

    In a maiden initiative, the Election Commission (EC) has introduced e-filing of affidavits by candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. The affidavits (Form 26) are supposed to be furnished by the candidates at the time of filing of their nomination for contesting a Parliamentary or an Assembly...
  • HC constitutes committee to deal with women counsels' complaints 06-12-2013 11:23 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday constituted a committee to check cases of unfair treatment to women counsels. The order was passed by the bench of Justice Devi Prasad Singh and Justice Ashok Pal Singh of the Lucknow bench of the High Court on a petition filed by Sandhya Dubey...
  • Cash 'poor' Yashodhara Raje Scindia owns dinner set worth Rs 1.54 crore 06-11-2013 10:44 PM

    Though the erstwhile scion of Gwalior and present BJP MP, Yashodhara Raje Scindia only has Rs 15,400 cash in her hand, she owns a dinner set worth over Rs 1.54 crore, according to the affidavit she filed along with the nominations papers here on Wednesday. Yashodhara, who is contesting the...
  • Coal scam: Attorney General to reply to SC over role of CIL in block identifications, allotments 24-09-2013 10:05 AM

    The Centre on Monday filed its affidavit in the Supreme Court stating various developments taking place since 1992 on coal block identification and allocation to private companies. In its 24-page affidavit, backed by voluminous records, the Centre contended the Coal India Ltd is the lessee of state governments in respect...
  • Kishtwar violence: J&K government likely to file a report in SC today 21-08-2013 07:44 AM

    Kishtwar: The Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to file a report on the Kishtwar riots to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. This step of action has been considered in response to the direction of the division bench seeking a detailed affidavit on the communal clashes in Kishtwar. The panel...
  • Kishtwar violence: Supreme Court asks J&K chief secy to file affidavit 13-08-2013 12:55 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir to file a detailed affidavit on the communal clashes in Kishtwar district and subsequent steps taken by the state government to control the situation. The apex court directed the chief secretary to file the affidavit by August...
  • Non-filing cases of counter-affidavits comes down: Govt 07-08-2013 09:34 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday said the cases of non-filing of counter-affidavits on various matters in the High Court by the home department and police had declined. The administration immediately took notice when the matter of non-filing of counter-affidavits in 1.6 lakh cases in the High Court till January...
  • Criminal charges mean more likely to get elected, gain assets: Study 29-07-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: Wealth of most of the candidates contesting more than once in a decade has grown "abnormally" by up to 1,000 per cent, especially for the ones with serious criminal charges who also have greater chance of winning compared to clean candidates, according to a survey. An analysis of...
  • Coal scam: SC to examine CBI affidavit, will Law Minister survive? 08-05-2013 08:37 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are divided over the decision on the fate of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, the Supreme Court will on Wednesday examine the affidavit submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with coal scam. In...
  • MGNREGA scam: HC asks government to file affidavit 07-05-2013 02:05 AM

    Yavatmal: Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has ordered the Maharashtra Government to file an affidavit on a PIL which alleges corruption committed in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Agency (MGNREGA) scheme in the district in 2011-12. The division bench of Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice AB Chaudhari...
  • Coal scam: Clamour for PM's resignation grows after CBI's 2nd affidavit 06-05-2013 07:03 PM

    The CBI on Monday in its second affidavit to the Supreme Court accepted that certain changes were made in its draft status report on the coal probe by the Union Law Minister, the Attorney General and senior bureaucrats. ...
  • Coal scam: Govt has lost the moral right to stay in power, says BJP 06-05-2013 12:52 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting promptly on the affidavit submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) before the Supreme Court in connection with the coal scam on Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar "should resign right away". "The government has...
  • PMO official, Law Minister, A-G got coal report changed: CBI to SC 06-05-2013 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati, one Joint Secretary rank official each from the Prime Minister's Office and the Coal Ministry not only saw the draft status report on the coal scam case, but also ordered some changes in it, the Central Bureau of Investigation...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on CBI over coal scam affidavit 05-05-2013 11:29 AM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha also talks about Chinese incursion issue and much more. ...
  • CBI report is exclusively for the eyes of the judges: ML Sharma 30-04-2013 05:54 PM

    Terming it a "massive breach of trust" and a matter that has "shaken its foundation", the Supreme Court of India on Tuesday took a very serious note of the CBI affidavit on the coal block allocation scam. The Supreme Court bench said "suppression" of the fact that CBI has shared...
  • Tell centre to scrap Sethu Samudram, TN urges SC 30-04-2013 04:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Supreme Court to direct the central government not to proceed with the implementation of the Sethu Samudram Shipping Channel Project in the Palk Strait. The channel will facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts. In his affidavit before the apex...
  • CBI coal scam affidavit: Centre may back Law Minister in SC 29-04-2013 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: A day before the Supreme Court's observations on CBI's admission that its report on coal scam was seen by Law minister Ashwani Kumar, sources say that the Centre will say that both Kumar and the government did nothing wrong. The government's stand was finalised after Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Coal scam: PM met A-G on Sunday to discuss CBI's affidavit 29-04-2013 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: Two days after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed its affidavit on the coal block allocation scam report with the Supreme Court; Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reportedly met Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati on Sunday to discuss the affidavit. Sources said that the Prime Minister and the...
  • CBI's affidavit on coalgate: Is UPA's credibility damaged beyond repair? 26-04-2013 11:49 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed its affidavit on the coal block allocation scam report with the Supreme Court, in which the agency's director Ranjit Sinha has said the draft of the report was shared with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, a charge that the Congress has been...
  • BJP demands PM's resignation on coal scam issue 26-04-2013 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: With CBI admitting that it had shared its status report on coal block allocation scam with Ashwani Kumar, BJP on Friday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh alleging that he was using the Law Ministry to save himself from the probe in the case. "CBI today...
  • Coal scam: Govt defiant as Oppn asks Law Minister to quit 26-04-2013 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: Despite Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ranjit Sinha informing the Supreme Court that the draft report on the coal block allocation scam was shared with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar before its submission, the government remained defiant and said there was no need for the minister to resign....
  • CBI's affidavit on coal scam says agency shared report with Law Min 26-04-2013 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed its affidavit on the coal block allocation scam report with the Supreme Court, in which the agency's director Ranjit Sinha has said the draft of the report was shared with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar "as desired by him", a...
  • CBI to submit affidavit on coal scam report to SC 26-04-2013 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expected to file its affidavit in the Supreme Court on Friday on whether the government misled the apex court on the status report on the coal block allocation scam. While pressure had been building on the CBI to file the affidavit,...
  • Coal scam: Law Minister faces trouble, CBI to file affidavit before SC on Friday 23-04-2013 08:50 AM

    The CBI is set to tell the Supreme Court that the probe agency's report on coal block allocation scam was shared with the Law Ministry on its request. ...
  • 'Law Minister vetted CBI's report on coal scam' 22-04-2013 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in an affidavit, is set to tell the Supreme Court of India that the probe agency's report on coal block allocation scam was shared with the Law Ministry on its request and that Law Minister Ashwani Kumar had vetted the report, a...
  • Plan panel may change Rs 32 affidavit on BPL 30-09-2011 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Friday indicated that the Planning Commission could change its controversial affidavit on BPL, which had held that people earning more than Rs 25 in rural areas and Rs 32 in urban areas do not come under this category of the poor. "These figures could undergo a...
  • 'Adarsh land was not reserved for Kargil heroes' 26-05-2011 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday told the judicial panel probing the Adarsh Society Housing scam that the land where the controversial building stands belongs to the Maharashtra government and was never reserved for defence personnel or Kargil war heroes. "The plot where Adarsh stands is owned by...
  • IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt gets back security 03-05-2011 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Gujarat Director General of Police (DGP) on Tuesday increased security for Deputy Inspector General of Police Sanjeev Bhatt. The State government withdrew it after the IPS officer filed an affidavit over the role of Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the post Godhra riots. After withdrawing his security,...
  • Gujarat DGP warns Sanjiv Bhatt to keep away 01-05-2011 09:07 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be more trouble for IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt. A day after the Gujarat government withdrew his commando security, the state's Director General of Police has now threatened him with departmental action for not being respectful to senior officers. Just a week ago Bhatt had filed...