Cash For Votes Scam

  • BJP backed candidate wins Ranchi mayoral polls June 27, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) backed candidate Asha Lakra was on Friday declared winner in the Ranchi mayoral election, more than a year after the polls were cancelled over cash-for-vote allegations. Asha Lakra defeated Trinamool Congress (TMC) backed candidate Naveen Lakra by a margin of 14,969 votes, said an official. Asha...
  • AAP government rakes up cash for votes scam, will challenge Amar Singh's acquittal February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government is all set to challenge the acquittal of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and five others in the cash for votes scam. The government has written to the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung recommending the order of a lower Court in cash for votes to...
  • Cash for votes: Amar Singh, Sudheendra Kulkarni and others acquitted November 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh, former BJP leader Sudheendra Kulkarni and three other BJP leaders in the sensational cash for votes scam. These people were arrested by the Delhi Police in 2011 on the charges of trying to bribe the MPs to vote...
  • Cash-for-votes scam: High Court grants bail to ex-mayor Rama Khalkho November 12, 2013

    Jharkhand High Court on Monday granted bail to former Ranchi Mayor Rama Khalkho, who was arrested in connection with a case of cash-for-votes during the mayoral elections this year. The court of Justice HC Mishra allowed the bail plea of Khalkho, who had surrendered to the special vigilance court on June...
  • Order on 2008 cash-for-votes scam likely today October 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its order on Saturday on framing of charges in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam against former Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh. Special Judge Narottam Kaushal reserved his order on framing of charges for October 19. In the first chargesheet filed by Delhi police...
  • Cash-for-vote scam: CBI carries out more raids in Ranchi April 5, 2013

    Ranchi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which has been carrying out raids in Ranchi in connection with the alleged cash-for-vote scam during the 2010 Rajya Sabha elections, continued its raids for the second day. CBI sources said houses of 11 MLAs have been raided and the investigative agency has...
  • Cash-for-vote: Court tells police to trace source of money October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday ordered further probe into the 2008 cash-for-vote scam to "unearth the hidden truth" in the case in which Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh is also an accused. Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal directed police to trace the source of money and conduct the...
  • Cash-for-votes: Court pulls up Delhi Police for delay April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: A local court conducting the proceedings in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam case on Monday pulled up Delhi Police for the delay in supplying the transcript of the CD of the sting to the accused persons. Special judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal questioned the police for delay in handing over the...
  • Court reserves order on plea against Amar Singh December 7, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved for December 12 its order on a plea for lodging a case against Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh for his alleged role in kidnapping of a witness in 2008 cash-for-vote case hours before his deposition on the issue before a parliamentary panel. Metropolitan...
  • Court reserves order on plea against Amar Singh December 7, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved for December 12 its order on a plea for lodging a case against Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh for his alleged role in kidnapping of a witness in 2008 cash-for-vote case hours before his deposition on the issue before a parliamentary panel. Metropolitan...
  • India Shining slogan led to NDA's loss: Advani December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Saturday said his yatras have been an invaluable education to him. Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi, Advani also appreciated the support he has got during his Jan Chetna Yatra. "Public support I received during this yatra is...
  • Advani's yatra an attempt to stay afloat: Cong November 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Dismissing LK Advani's criticism of UPA government on corruption, Congress on Sunday dubbed his yatra as a mere "lipservice" and an attempt by him to remain "afloat" in his party. "Merely taking out so-called anti-corruption yatra is nothing but lip service...this is nothing but grand preaching without a millimetre...
  • Cash-for-votes truth yet to come out: Kulkarni November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Sudheendra Kulkarni, the key accused in the cash-for-votes case and former close aide of senior BJP leader LK Advani on Friday said BJP's stand on the case has been vindicated. "Stand of all the people who stood by exposing this shameful act has been vindicated," Kulkarni told CNN-IBN. Opposition MPs...
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  • Cash-for-votes: HC grants bail to all accused November 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to all the accused in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam. Former BJP MPs Fagan Singh Kulaste, Mahavir Singh Bhagora, political activist Suhail Hindustani, former aide of MP Amar Singh Sanjeev Saxena and Sudheendra Kulkarni were granted bail on Wednesday. BJP MP Ashok Argal...
  • Cash-for-votes: HC to hear Kulkarni's bail plea November 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will be hearing the bail applications of Sanjeev Saxena, Sudheendra Kulkarni and former BJP MPs Faggan Singh Khulaste and Mahavir Bhagora on Monday. All of them are accused in 2008 Cash-for-votes case. On October 25, the Tees Hazari court had dismissed the bail plea of...
  • Cash-for-votes: Police gets HC notice on Amar aide November 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the city police on the bail plea of Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh's former aide Sanjeev Saxena, arrested for his alleged role in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam. Justice ML Mehta issued notice to the Delhi Police seeking its reply by...
  • Amar Singh seeks court's nod to go abroad November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Two days after being discharged from hospital, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, an accused in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam case, has moved a Delhi court seeking its permission to go abroad for treatment of his kidney ailment. In an application to Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal, Singh said he...
  • I want to forget my history with SP: Amar Singh October 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Once the public face of Samajwadi Party, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh on Sunday said he did not want his name to be linked with that party any longer. "I request all to stop linking my name with the Samajwadi Party. I want to forget my history with the...
  • Cash-for-votes: Kulkarni moves HC for bail October 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Sudheendra Kulkarni, former aide of BJP leader LK Advani and an accused in cash-for-vote case, on Saturday moved the Delhi High Court against refusal of bail to him by the trial court. Besides, Kulkarni, former BJP MPs Faggan Singh Kulaste and Mahabir Singh Bhagora also approached High Court challenging...
  • Cash-for-votes: Sushma to meet Kulkarni, 2 ex-MPs October 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The BJP leadership has slammed the "double standards" applied in granting bail in the cash-for-votes scam. The party is reported to be unhappy as the bail applications of Sudheendra Kulkarni, former aide of LK Advani, and two other former BJP MPs have been rejected even though former Samajwadi...
  • HC stays summon against Rewati Raman Singh October 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed a trial court order issuing summons to Samajwadi Party MP Rewati Raman Singh to appear as an accused in 2008 cash-for-vote scam case. "The proceedings before the trial court shall be stayed till the next date of hearing that is November 15,"...
  • Cash-for-votes: Kulkarni's bail plea dismissed October 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Tees Hazari court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of former LK Advani aide Sudheendra Kulkarni and two others in connection with the cash-for-votes scam. The court also dismissed the bail applications of two former BJP MPs Faggan Singh Kulaste and Mahabir Singh Bhagora in the case. On the...
  • Cash-for-votes: HC reserves order on Amar's bail October 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail plea of Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh in the cash-for-votes case. The court will now deliver the order on Monday. Amar Singh's lawyer argued that his medical condition required constant monitoring and...
  • Delhi HC to hear Amar Singh's bail plea today October 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday will hear the bail plea of Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, arrested for his alleged role in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam. Justice Suresh Kait decided to hear Singh's interim as well as regular bail pleas on Wednesday at 2.15 PM after the state...
  • Delhi HC adjourns Amar Singh's bail hearing October 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court adjourned the hearing of the bail plea of former Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh in the 2008 cash for votes scam on Tuesday. It is now set to hear Singh's plea on Wednesday. Singh had moved the High court after his regular and interim...
  • Cash-for-votes: Kulkarni's bail hearing today October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will hear the bail pleas of BJP leader LK Advani's former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni and former BJP MPs Mahavir Singh Bhagora and Faggan Singh Kulaste in the cash-for-votes scam case on Thursday. All three were arrested for their alleged role in the 2008 cash-for-votes...
  • Amar Singh needs constant monitoring: AIIMS October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The All India Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, arrested for his alleged role in 2008 cash-for-vote scam and admitted there for treatment of his renal infection, needs constant medical monitoring. "He needs to be constantly monitored for renal...
  • Cash-for-votes: Amar Singh bail plea adjourned October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's bail plea till October 19. Singh had moved the court after his regular and interim bail were rejected by a lower court on the September 28. Singh was in judicial custody at...
  • Cash-for-votes: Supplementary chargesheet filed September 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police crime branch on Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with the 2008 cash-for-votes scam. While filing the chargesheet, the Delhi Police pointed that its probe in the case was yet to be completed. According to the Delhi Police, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is yet to...