LIQUOR BARON

  • Ponty Chadha murder: Court orders framing of charges against Namdhari, 21 others January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today ordered the framing of charges against former Uttarakhand Minorities Commission chief SS Namdhari and 21 others in connection with the killing of Uttar Pradesh liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep. The charges will be framed on January 29 against the accused. The court had...
  • Ponty Chadha murder: Delhi court defers framing of charges December 21, 2013

    A Delhi court on Saturday deferred for January 13 its order on framing of charges against sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief S S Namdhari and 21 others, arrested in connection with the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep in a shootout last year. "Come for order on...
  • Police awaiting expert opinion on Namdhari's gun November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Investigators believe that Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, arrested in connection with the Ponty Chadha case, had tried to destroy evidence regarding the pistol he allegedly used to fire during the killing of the brothers in a south Delhi farmhouse. Delhi Police had on Sunday recovered a 7.62 mm pistol from...
  • Ponty Chadha's death could jolt his business in UP November 20, 2012

    Lucknow: Barely two days after his gruesome death in a shootout in Delhi, billionaire Ponty Chadha's liquor and other businesses in Uttar Pradesh could be the first casualty of the incident, government officials said on Monday. While admitting that it was a bit "early" to speculate about such an eventuality, officials...
  • Delhi: Firing at Ponty Chadha's farmhouse, 1 dead November 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A firing incident has been reported from liquor baron Ponty Chadha's farmhouse in Delhi's Chhattarpur area in which one person has been killed. The person killed is said to be Ponty Chadhas brother while the guard of the farmhouse has been injured. Ponty Chadha, who has several private bodyguards,...
  • IPS officer killing: Wife demands CBI probe March 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Slain IPS officer Narender Kumar's wife has demanded CBI probe into her husband's killing, saying it was a murder and not accident. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had ordered a judicial probe into the incident. The probe into the incident that sparked an outrage was announced by...
  • Another IPS officer attacked in MP March 9, 2012

    Bhind: A young IPS officer was attacked allegedly by liquor barons, including supporters of former BJP MLA Narendra Singh, in Bhind district when he tried to check illegal sale of liquor on the day when another promising officer was crushed to death allegedly by the mining mafia. The alleged incident occurred...
  • Ponty Chadha linked to UP mining mafia? February 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has been trying to establish links between liquor baron Ponty Chadha and Uttar Pradesh's Oraibased mining mafia head Sukhdev Singh. Recently, Rs 1.5 crore were recovered from Sukhdev's office in raids conducted by the IT department. The IT department also raided liquor baron Ponty Chadha's...
  • Liquor baron Ponty Chadha raided by IT Dept February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Liquor baron Gurpreet Chadha alias Ponty Chadha, known to be very close to UP Chief Minister Mayawati, has been raided by the Income Tax Department on Wednesday morning. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation of Income Tax raided 17 places belonging to the liquor baron across Delhi and Uttar Pradesh...