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  • LS polls: Adhir Chowdhury's assets multiply, so do his criminal cases 22-04-2014 02:05 PM

    Along with his assets, the number of criminal cases pending against union minister and West Bengal state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury - fighting to retain his Bahrampur Lok Sabha seat - have multiplied manifold over the past five years. According to his affidavit submitted as part of the nomination...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Prosecution completes arguments in Jodhpur court 21-04-2014 05:27 PM

    The prosecution on Monday completed its arguments in the case of alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl by self-styled godman Asaram Bapu. "We completed our arguments today... The defence will cross-examine the girl on April 25," said public prosecutor RL Meena. He said examination of the girl was completed...
  • Modi promises jail for criminal candidates, BJP has 32 pc of them 21-04-2014 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi has thundered that he would put all MPs facing criminal charges in jail once he comes to power. He said that he would not spare even the candidates from his own party BJP and the NDA allies. The Modi admirers are hailing...
  • Kapil Sibal calls Modi a potential accused in Gujarat encounter cases 21-04-2014 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress leader and Telecom minister Kapil Sibal has called Narendra Modi a potential accused in the triple murders of Sohrabuddin, Kausar Bi and Tulsi Ram Prajapati. Sibal on Monday distributed excerpts of the CBI's chargesheets in these cases. Sibal claimed that Modi's close aide Amit Shah and...
  • Reply in 4 weeks why Tejpal shouldn't get bail: SC to Goa government 21-04-2014 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Goa government on Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in the rape and sexual assault case against him. The apex court has asked Goa to reply in four weeks on why Tejpal should not be given bail. Tejpal had...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 21-04-2014 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the 2G case, giving more time to 17 accused to prepare their statements. The court was supposed to record the statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 other accused facing trial in the 2G case. However, the...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal seeks information on expenses to prosecute him in rape case 19-04-2014 12:56 PM

    Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal who has been chargesheeted for raping a junior woman colleague in Goa last year has sought information under Right to Information (RTI) relating to the money spent on the entire exercise of investigating and prosecuting him in the case. Tejpal has filed an application in...
  • US: Indian physician arrested on health care fraud charges 19-04-2014 09:58 AM

    New York: A 61-year-old Indian physician has been arrested on health care fraud charges and faces life imprisonment for illegally distributing opioid pain medication that resulted in the deaths of two patients in the US. Pawan Kumar Jain of New Mexico was arrested yesterday by the officials from the Drug...
  • Pakistan court rejects Musharraf's plea against prosecutor 18-04-2014 03:10 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's special court hearing the high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Friday rejected his petition against the appointment of the prosecutor. Registrar Abdul Ghani, while announcing the court's decision on the petition filed by 70-year-old Musharraf, declared it inadmissible for hearing and rejected it. In...
  • Maid murder case: Court grants interim bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh 15-04-2014 05:14 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, accused in a rape case, was granted interim bail by a court in New Delhi on Tuesday. Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal granted bail to Dhananjay Singh till May 20, after the complainant in the case withdrew the rape charge levelled against him. The trial court...
  • Delhi: Woman alleges rape by father-in-law, husband's friend 14-04-2014 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old woman has accused her father-in-law and her husband's friend of raping her in south Delhi's Govindpuri, police said on Monday. According to a complaint filed by the woman, the father-in-law raped her over a year ago while her husband's 32-year-old friend, Sonu raped her in March,...
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Complaint filed against Congress leader for demanding extortion 14-04-2014 06:56 PM

    A prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case has lodged a complaint against a Noida-based Congress leader and "close aide" of DP Yadav for allegedly demanding extortion in Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad. Ajay Katara in his complaint at Sahibabad police station of Ghaziabad, has alleged that Congress leader Kriparam Sharma,...
  • 186 candidates in Odisha facing criminal cases 13-04-2014 07:09 PM

    As many as 186 candidates for 77 assembly seats which are going to polls in Odisha in the second phase on April 17 have declared criminal cases against them, according to a report of Odisha Election Watch (OEW). Of the 747 candidates, 186 have declared criminal cases against them, constituting...
  • Case of treason filed against Azam Khan over Kargil remark 11-04-2014 09:24 PM

    A case of treason has been filed against Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan by a senior lawyer in a court in Indore, on Friday, for his controversial remarks about 1999 Kargil War. The case was filed in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Vinod Kumar Patidar who will...
  • SC refuses to entertain plea questioning SIT clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots 11-04-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea questioning the Special Investigation Team probe giving a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots. The apex court also declined the plea to reconstitute the SIT for a probe into the riots case. The SIT...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal moves SC seeking bail after HC's refusal 10-04-2014 07:48 PM

    Founder editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal who has been charged with allegedly raping a junior female journalist colleague during an event in Goa, has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail. "The bail plea was filed yesterday before the Supreme Court," his advocate Sandip Kapoor told on Thursday. The Goa...
  • Five supporters of Munde held for assault on chopper pilot 10-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Beed: Five supporters of BJP leader Gopinath Munde were arrested for allegedly assaulting a helicopter pilot after he refused to fly the sitting MP from Beed city to another place, police said. Those arrested on Wednesday were identified as - Rajendra Bangar, Swapnil Galdhar, Pravin Ghuge, Laik Faruqi Subhani Faruqi...
  • SC grants bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh to file nomination from Jaunpur 09-04-2014 05:58 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted temporary bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh is accused of killing their maid, to file nomination from Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. A bench headed by Justice B S Chauhan granted temporary bail to Singh...
  • Put Subrata Roy under house arrest: Sahara plea to SC 09-04-2014 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Sahara on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to put its chief Subrata Roy under house arrest or under any other form of restriction, saying that the company was not being able to hold talks with international buyers in his absence. "Sahara cannot engage in talks with international buyers...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari 07-04-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused...
  • Bombay HC dismisses Abu Azmi's appeal against Thackeray's acquittal in defamation case 05-04-2014 05:27 PM

    The Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi against the acquittal of late Balasaheb Thackeray in a defamation case filed against him in 1998. The appeal was dismissed by Justice Mridula Bhatkar as Azmi did not appear on Friday when the matter...
  • 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran files nomination papers from Chennai Central 05-04-2014 01:36 PM

    Chennai: The DMK candidate and former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran filed his nomination papers for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha constituency in Chennai on Saturday. Dayanidhi Maran, a sitting MP from Chennai Central is fighting his third straight term. He is facing a five cornered contest in the constituency and...
  • Judgement in Shakti Mills case historic, sends strong message: Ujjwal Nikam 04-04-2014 08:39 PM

    Prosecution Lawyer in the Shakti Mills gangrape, Ujjwal Nikam, has called the judgement in the case historic. He also said that a strong message has been sent to all after the verdict. A Mumbai Sessions Court on Friday handed death penalty to the three repeat offenders in the Shakti Mills...
  • Suryanelli rape case: Main accused Dharmarajan gets life term 04-04-2014 10:42 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Friday awarded life term to the main accused in the horrific Suryanelli gangrape case, whilst sentencing 23 other accused to varying terms of 4-13 years in jail. While announcing the quantum of punishment, the court said there was no reason to disbelieve the statement...
  • Mumbai court to pronounce sentence in photojournalist gangrape case 04-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Mumbai: The sessions court in Mumbai is likely to pronounce the quantum of sentence to the convicts in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case on Friday. Three men convicted of two gangrapes in Mumbai's Shakti Mills compound last year, have become the first to be convicted under section 376 E...
  • Suryanelli gangrape case: Kerala HC to pronounce verdict today 04-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court will on Friday pronounce its verdict on the Suryanelli gangrape case. The case dates back to 1996 when a 16-year-old girl was abducted and raped in Kerala's Idukki district. According to the prosecution, the girl was raped about 68 times in a period of 40...
  • SC discharges murder charge against Gujarat minister Babubhai Bokhiria 03-04-2014 01:33 PM

    Ahmedabad: In huge relief for Gujarat minister Babubhai Bokhiria, the Supreme Court has discharged murder charges against him. He was accused in the murder case of Congress leader Mulu Modhwadia. In 2005, Modhwadia was shot dead at point-blank range outside his house in Porbandar. A trial court order in 2008...
  • Sahara tells SC that it can pay only Rs 2,500 crore immediately 03-04-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: The Sahara Group made another proposal to the Supreme Court on Thursday, but in vain. Sahara lawyers have now told the Supreme Court that it is not possible for them to raise Rs 10,000 crore needed to get Sahara chief Subrata Roy interim bail. The lawyers have told...
  • NIA gets custody of two Maoists in Jiram valley attack case 03-04-2014 12:03 AM

    The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday got a three-day custody of two suspected Maoists, allegedly involved in the last year's attack on the convoy of Congress leaders in Bastar in Chhattisgarh, from the local court. NIA team led by the investigating officer P Sanjay produced Jyoti alias Pornima Modiyam, Baijma...
  • NIA, Delhi Police get into war of words over custody of Akhtar, Waqas 02-04-2014 03:33 PM

    The NIA and the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday got into war of words over the custody of top Indian Mujahideen operatives Tehseen Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas. The NIA on Tuesday demanded in a Delhi court to know that what the Delhi Police Special Cell has been...