AJAY SANCHETI

  • Defamation plea: Nitin Gadkari, Digvijaya Singh come face to face in court November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Digvijaya Singh on Monday traded charges in a Delhi court which was hearing a defamation complaint filed by the BJP leader against the veteran Congressman who stood by his statement. The proceedings began with Gadkari ruling out any possibility of reaching any compromise...
  • Delhi court issues bailable warrant against Digvijaya Singh in defamation case November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued bailable warrant against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his failure to appear before it in connection with a criminal defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha also directed Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Gadkari,...
  • IMG deallocates coal block operated by Sancheti November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: There is more trouble for BJP President Nitin Gadkari's aide Ajay Sancheti. Sources in the coal ministry say that the Inter Ministerial Group has deallocated a coal block in Chhattisgarh where Sancheti was a mine developer and operator. The block belonged to the Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation. Of...
  • Irrigation scam: GadkariNCP nexus in Penganga project? October 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Despite allegations by India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal, the BJP has been saying that its President Nitin Gadkari is at no fault. But a CNNIBN report, too, had found irregularities in an irrigation project in lower Penganga. And interestingly, Gadkari's close aide Ajay Sancheti was in the midst...
  • BJPNCP nexus exposed in Penganga irrigation scam October 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Weeks before he resigned as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Ajit Pawar made public his efforts to get national status accorded to the lower Penganga irrigation project in Yavatmal. What Pawar did not dwell on, was how, the project in limbo since 97 was revived by him hurriedly, just ahead...
  • Irrigation scam: Penganga project costs hiked 6 times October 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Weeks before he resigned as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar made public his efforts to get national status accorded to the Lower Penganga irrigation project in Yavatmal. What Pawar did not dwell on, was how the project in limbo since 1997 was revived...
  • We will support Mamata's notrust motion: Gadkari October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Unfazed by the Congress attack over the letter row involving him, BJP President Nitin Gadkari said he will quit politics if there is any proof of his business links with Ajay Sancheti in the irrigation scam. He said he had asked the Centre to release funds for the...
  • Will quit politics if links with Sancheti proved: Gadkari October 7, 2012

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that he will quit politics if anybody could prove his alleged business links with close aide and party MP Ajay Sancheti, currently in the midst of an irrigation scam in Maharashtra. Speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Gadkari said that Sancheti did...
  • Gadkari moves court, files case against Digvijaya October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Monday dragged Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh to the court by filing a criminal defamation case against him at a Delhi's court. The BJP president hit out at Digvijaya Singh who had said that Gadakri along with his business partner Ajay Sancheti had...
  • Hearing on Gadkari's defamation case against Digvijaya October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The defamation suit filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari against Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh is likely to be heard on Monday. Gadkari sued Digvijaya after the latter attempted to link Gadkari and his close aide Ajay Sancheti to the coal blocks allocations controversy. The hearing...
  • Maha irrigation scam: Allegations against Gadkari false, says BJP September 27, 2012

    An India Against Corruption (IAC) activist on Thursday claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari refused to help her and her colleagues when they approached him for help over the Maharashtra irrigation scam involving key Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders like deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. CNNIBN has accessed...
  • Maha irrigation scam: Kejriwal questions Gadkari September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption (IAC) member Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday attacked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari over claims by his fellow activists that the Opposition leader and a party MP, Ajay Sancheti, were involved in the Maharashtra irrigation scam that involves key Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders...
  • After Ajit Pawar, BJP linked to Maha irrigation scam September 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Two days after the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar resigned as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister over allegations of corruption, it now emerges that the Bharatiya Janata Party may have benefitted from the scam. CNNIBN has accessed letters that show that BJP President Nitin Gadkari's aide Ajay Sancheti got...
  • Gadkari to sue Digvijaya over coalgate remark September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: In the latest twist to the coal block allocations, sources said that BJP President Nitin Gadkari will be serving a notice to Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh. Digvijaya had targeted the BJP President for his closeness with BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Ajay Sancheti. Digvijaya had claimed, "Ajay Sancheti,...
  • Gadkari aide in coalgate, BJP ready for probe September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After the Congress, the coal heat has turned onto the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Key aide of BJP president Nitin Gadkari, Ajay Sancheti is named in the list of those said to have benefited from the coal blocks allocations. The BJP, however, insists it is ready for a probe. "Let...
  • Adarsh scam: Now, a BJP MP under the scanner August 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Adarsh Housing Society Mumbai's tower of deceit that claimed one Congress Chief Minister's chair and brought two former CMs under the scanner now threatens to entangle the BJP. In an embarrassment to BJP President Nitin Gadkari, his close aide and Rajya Sabha MP Ajay Sancheti, it now appears, could...
  • Chhattisgarh: Gadkari's aide in coal scam? April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: There could be a major embarrasement ahead for BJP President Nitin Gadkari. CNNIBN has accessed a copy of a CAG report which points to a loss of over Rs 1,000 crore in Chhattisgarh, just because the BJP government in the state decided to award a coal block to...
  • 'Gadkari's aide got coal blocks at throwaway prices' April 9, 2012

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for BJP president Nitin Gadkari, a CAG report tabled in the Chhattisgarh Assembly says coal blocks were allocated to his key aide Ajay Sancheti at throwaway prices. Accessed by CNNIBN, the CAG report accuses Raman Singh administration of causing a loss of over 1000 Rs crore...
  • BJP chief owns Adarsh flat by proxy: Cong November 10, 2010

    New Delhi: Hit by scams Congress has gone on the offensive, accusing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari of owning a flat in the controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society in Mumbai. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari on Wednesday alleged that Gadkari owned a flat by proxy in Adarsh society. Tewari claimed...