Criminal Charges

  • All parties guilty of having MPs with serious criminal charges 12-03-2014 07:02 PM

    With political parties beginning to name their candidates, media attention once again turns to the topic of criminals in parliament. Here we look at which parties are guiltiest of facilitating their entry into politics (data from National Election Watch). On the face of it, the Indian National Congress (INC) and...
  • Criminal charges can be altered at any stage of trial: Delhi HC 12-01-2014 12:59 PM

    The Delhi High Court has held that lower courts have "comprehensive" power to alter or add charges in a criminal case at any stage of trial prior to the pronouncement of judgement. "The court has ample power to amend or alter a charge only with a condition that it should...
  • Two more journalists from Sun tabloid under scanner 09-07-2013 02:26 AM

    London: The head of news at Rupert Murdoch's British Sun tabloid is to be charged with authorising illegal payments to police and army officials, prosecutors said on Monday, the latest senior figure from the media mogul's newspapers to face criminal charges. Chris Pharo is to be charged with conspiring with...
  • US files criminal charges against Snowden: Sources 22-06-2013 06:53 AM

    Washington: The US government has filed sealed criminal charges against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who admitted leaking secrets about classified US surveillance programs, US sources said on Friday. A US Justice Department official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said a criminal complaint had been filed against Snowden,...
  • Will quit if charges are proven against me: MoS Railways 29-10-2012 01:27 PM

    Kolkata: Controversy has already come calling for one of the three ministers sworn in from West Bengal during the big Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who was sworn in as the Minister of State for Railways, has now said that he will resign if criminal charges are proven...
  • Maharashtra drops charges against ministers 09-09-2009 10:30 PM

    The BJP says that there is a deeper conspiracy behind it. ...
  • I will fight back: Sheikh Hasina 23-04-2007 12:24 PM

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  • SP has most MPs with criminal cases 21-03-2007 10:06 PM

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  • Criminal cases against 10 ministers 08-12-2006 12:51 AM

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