Allegations

  • Wadia threw burning cigarettes at my face: Preity Zinta to police 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede Stadium after which she filed a police complaint. "Ness's behaviour towards me...
  • German MP charged over child porn allegations July 17, 2014

    Berlin: A German lawmaker who resigned earlier this year is now facing criminal charges for allegedly downloading child pornography onto his work computer, prosecutors said on Thursday. The prosecutor's office in the northern city of Hanover said that it had charged Sebastian Edathy, a former high-flying member of parliament known...
  • Tatra bribery case: CBI chargesheets Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday chargesheeted Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh for alleged irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army. Singh had been implicated in Tatra Truck scam by former Army Chief and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. Tejinder...
  • MPPEB Scam: Congress making false charges to derail probe, tweets Shivraj Singh Chouhan July 4, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed that Opposition Congress has levelled false allegations in connection with the MPPEB scam 'just to derail the investigation being conducted under the supervision of the High Court.' In a series of tweets on Thursday night, Chouhan also said, "High Court has further...
  • HC orders Lokayukta probe against Gaurishankar Bisen on corruption charges June 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered a Lokayukta probe against state Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Gaurishankar Bisen on a PIL levelling corruption allegations against him. The Lokayukta probe was ordered by a division bench of Chief Justice A M Khanvilar and Justice Alok Aradhe on Thursday in a public...
  • Rajendra Rathore defends Union minister Nihal Chand, calls him innocent June 20, 2014

    Defending Union Minister Nihal Chand Meghwal from an alleged rape case, Rajasthan Health Minister Rajendra Rathore on Thursday said the BJP MP from Sriganganagar was victim of Congress conspiracy. Terming Nihal Chand as innocent, Rathore said the woman had lodged the case during Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's tenure and the Jaipur...
  • Body of teenage boy from UP exhumed for investigation, family alleges murder June 19, 2014

    Body of a 15-year-old boy from Uttar Pradesh, who was allegedly killed by parents of a girl from their native place in Mumbai, was exhumed for investigation, police said on Thursday. Body of Abhishek Yadav was found dumped in an isolated place in Vasai in the district on Sunday in a...
  • Pakistani constables fired for plucking guavas from PM Sharif's garden June 10, 2014

    Lahore: Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden. Abid and Saifullah lost their jobs for committing the 'crime'. They were dismissed from service after they were found guilty of their crime, Lahore police sources...
  • Woman alleges gang rape in Sambhal June 7, 2014

    Sambhal: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by four persons in Asmauli area, police said on Saturday. The victim alleged that she was gangraped by four persons on June 5 when she was alone at her residence, circle officer Jagveer Singh said. He said that the woman lodged a complaint...
  • Youth kills woman after she opposes his marriage with her daughter June 3, 2014

    Ghaziabad: A woman was allegedly murdered by a 24-year-old youth after she rejected his marriage proposal for her daughter, police said on Tuesday. The accused Surendra, working as a mechanic, was acquainted with the family of the deceased Madhu (40) and was pressurising her daughter to marry him. He even visited...
  • Big relief for Gadkari as RTI reveals no I-T probe pending against him May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big relief to former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, an RTI application reveals there is no Income Tax probe pending against him. Gadkari had to lose his chair as the BJP chief after the Income Tax department alleged forgery in his company Purti Power and Sugar...
  • My popularity makes Congress nervous, says Yeddyurappa April 6, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • RIL dismisses allegations levelled by AAP February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Reliance Industries on Tuesday dismissed allegations levelled against the company and its owner Mukesh Ambani by the Aam Aadmi Party. Reacting to the charges made by AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, RIL issued a statement, where it said that neither the company nor Ambani had any illegitimate accounts anywhere...
  • Former SC judge denies sexual harassment allegations January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge who is facing allegations of sexual harassment by a law intern has issued a clarification in a national daily 'the Indian Express ' calling the charges 'false and totally incorrect'. He also refused that he remembered the intern. "She didn't intern with me. At...
  • Virbhadra rubbishes graft charges, BJP complains to EC January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing allegations of corruption, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday made it clear to Congress that there is no truth in the charges even as BJP mounted pressure by moving the Election Commission seeking action against him and his wife for "hiding facts" about their income...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Modi's aide on snooping allegations November 24, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah allegedly told police to conduct surveillance on a woman, Sreesanth wedding, Mulayam seeking a ban on English. ...
  • Lakhs at Modi rally, Sheila pleads with people to listen to Rahul: BJP November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defended its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over the allegations of misusing the state machinery for illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. The BJP called the allegations against Modi as a desperate image to malign the image of its PM candidate. Lambasting...
  • Snooping allegations baseless, Modi is our man for PM post: BJP November 16, 2013

    Raipur: Trashing allegations of illegal snooping against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Saturday ruled out Congress demand for a rethink on its prime ministerial candidate and claimed that the ruling party's "dirty tricks wing" was behind the controversy. "There is no question of doing a rethink on our...
  • MoD must act upon allegations against General VK Singh: Khurshid September 20, 2013

    Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said the allegations against former Army chief General VK Singh are very serious and some kind of action must be taken. He said it is for the Defence Ministry to reflect on and then act upon it. ...
  • Agnivesh slams Asaram, demands CBI inquiry in the case September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Attacking Asaram Bapu, activist Swami Agnivesh on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the sexual assault allegation against the self-styled godman and trial by a fast track court, saying the case was merely the “tip of the iceberg”. “We see the arrest albeit delayed as a moral victory over...
  • Suspension of SDM: Akhilesh rubbishes Opposition's allegations July 28, 2013

    Rubbishing the allegations by Opposition parties that the suspension of Gautam Budh Nagar Sub-Divisional Magistrate had come under pressure from the mining mafia, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the step was taken because there was a possibility of communal tension brewing up in the area. "There are...
  • MPs' letters to Barack Obama on Narendra Modi visa 'original and authentic': Expert July 28, 2013

    Washington: The controversy over Indian MPs' letters to President Barack Obama for denying visa to Narendra Modi has taken a new turn with a California-based Forensic Document Examiner certifying that the signatures of the lawmakers are "original and authentic" and not a cut and paste job as claimed. "Using accepted principles...
  • Rajnath hasn't pleaded with the US for a visa for Modi: BJP July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday said that the party President Rajnath Singh had not pleaded with the US for a visa for Narendra Modi and neither has the Gujarat Chief Minister applied for one. Asked by reporters about his opinion to Singh pleading Modi's case with...
  • Sodomy case: Court rejects Raghavji's bail plea July 11, 2013

    Bhopal: Bhopal session court on Thursday rejected former Madhya Pradesh finance minister Raghavji's bail plea in the alleged sodomy case. Raghavji, who was remanded to judicial custody till July 22, will now move high court for bail. Raghavji was forced to quit the finance minister position following the sodomy allegations by...
  • Deal possible on tax allegations: Messi's lawyers June 22, 2013

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi's lawyers insist the tax fraud allegations are baseless but say he will settle any outstanding obligations if needed. Law firm Juarez Veciana said in a statement that the Barcelona forward "scrupulously complies with Spanish legislation." Messi and his father Jorge have been ordered to appear before court in the...
  • Ecuador says UK violating human rights of Julian Assange May 29, 2013

    Quito: Ecuador's foreign minister on Tuesday accused the British government of trampling on the human rights of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to allow him to travel to Ecuador, which granted him political asylum almost a year ago. Assange, 41, took refuge in Ecuador's tiny embassy in London June 2012...
  • Delhi Police chief tried to protect Abhishek Verma: AAP April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday released documents against Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar that try to establish connection between arms dealer Abhishek Verma and the DCP, who is already facing flak over rape of a 5-year-old in Delhi. As a joint director of the Central Bureau...
  • Bulandshahr alleged rape: Minor cannot be jailed, says SC April 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file response within a week on detention of a 10-year-old rape victim by police in Bulandshahr, when she approached them to lodge a complaint. "A minor cannot be put in lock up," a bench headed by Chief Justice...
  • Swedish judges says Assange allegations 'a mess' April 3, 2013

    Adelaide: A senior Swedish judge has described the sex crime allegations in his country against fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as "a mess." In a speech at Australia's University of Adelaide on Wednesday, Justice Stefan Lindskog, chairman of the Supreme Court of Sweden, listed legal obstacles to extraditing the 41-year-old...
  • NIPER students protest against alleged corruption by administration April 2, 2013

    Students of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research or NIPER in Punjab's Mohali protested against the alleged large-scale corruption in the institute that was highlighted by an assistant professor, who was later sacked following the allegations. ...