Notices

  • Vijayawada: EC issues show cause notice against AAP candidate 17-04-2014 12:56 PM

    A show cause notice was issued against an AAP candidate from Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat and three others for allegedly violating the model code of conduct. Returning Officer J Murali issued show cause notices under section 127-A of the Peoples Representative Act to Harmohindar Singh Sahni of AAP, YSRCP worker...
  • EC to issue show cause notices to BJD, BJP in Odisha 16-04-2014 04:01 PM

    The Election Commission will issue show cause notices to the ruling BJD and opposition BJP in Odisha for publishing advertisements in newspapers after the end of the campaign for the second and last phase of polls, in violation of the model code. "Show cause notices will be issued to the...
  • Gujarat: Court summons Kejriwal over violation of model code 16-04-2014 03:08 PM

    A local court in Kutch district of Gujarat on Wednesday issued a notice to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and asked him to appear within ten days for alleged breach of model code of conduct during his 'fact finding' tour last month. Gandhidham Judicial Magistrate K D Prasad ordered...
  • Amarinder Singh serves legal notice to Subramanian Swamy 14-04-2014 04:48 PM

    Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh on Monday served legal notice to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his "malicious statements" alleging that he had committed "perjury" by not disclosing the foreign bank accounts of his wife and son in his nominations papers. Swamy had last week alleged...
  • Congress candidate from Allahabad issued show cause notice 11-04-2014 11:31 PM

    Former Uttar Pradesh minister and Congress candidate from Allahabad Nand Gopal Gupta 'Nandi' has been issued a show cause notice for allegedly doling out monetary benefits in a bid to lure voters in his favor ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Allahabad. The notice was issued by the district...
  • BJP candidate PC Sorcar gets EC notice for comments against Mamata 30-03-2014 08:55 PM

    Kolkata: Magician P.C.Sorcar, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls on a BJP ticket from West Bengal's Barasat, has been slapped a show cause notice by the Election Commission for making derogatory comments against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and his Trinamool Congress rival. Two days back, without naming the chief...
  • IPS officer gets notice for his remark on 'recovery of Azam Khan's buffaloes' 11-03-2014 08:02 PM

    The buffalo saga of Azam Khan took a new twist on Tuesday as a senior IPS officer was slapped with a notice by the UP DGP over his comments that "new hopes" generated by the instant recovery of the minister's buffaloes helped little in recovering his son's stolen bicycle. Uttar...
  • BJP's MP unit gets notice for non-compliance of RTI mechanism 11-03-2014 05:15 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Information Commission on Tuesday directed issuance of notice to state BJP unit for alleged non-compliance of RTI mechanism at its office here. The action came following a complaint by RTI activist Ajay Dubey, who approached the State Information Commission (SIC) after he allegedly did not find any mechanism...
  • Former Army Chief General VK Singh files legal notice against Shinde 01-03-2014 08:17 AM

    New Delhi: As former Army Chief VK Singh gears up to join the BJP on Saturday, he has filed a legal notice against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. CNN IBN has accessed a copy of the notice against Shinde which accuses the Home Minister of deliberately not acting against individuals...
  • SC issues defamation notice to Kejriwal, three other AAP leaders 07-02-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a defamation notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia and Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Shazia Ilmi. The notice has been issued on a petition by Union Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal....
  • Congress gives no trust notice against Naveen Patnaik government 03-02-2014 09:43 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress on Monday served a no-confidence notice in Odisha Assembly against the Naveen Patnaik ministry accusing it of failing on all fronts. "We have served a notice for no trust motion as people of the state and the assembly has no confidence in the state government run by...
  • Gadkari sends defamation notice to Kejriwal for corruption allegations 31-01-2014 10:39 PM

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari on Friday sent a legal defamation notice to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for making baseless allegations. Earlier in the day, Gadkari hit back strongly at Kejriwal for calling him 'corrupt'and asked him to apologise within...
  • IPS officer gets show cause notice for praising Narendra Modi 22-01-2014 03:13 PM

    A Bihar Police official was served a show cause notice for delivering a political speech during which he referred to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. RK Mishra, a 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, was served the notice for his speech at a function in Darbhanga district in...
  • SC notice to Mayawati, CBI in disproportionate assets case 17-01-2014 02:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to former Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati and the CBI after a petition was filed in connection with the disproportionate assets case against her. The petition sought the registration of a fresh FIR against Mayawati in the disproportionate assets case. The...
  • Govt slaps notice,seeks explanation from NTPC for mine delays 08-01-2014 06:58 PM

    The Coal Ministry has issued a show-cause notice to NTPC for delay in production from Chatti Bariatu South coal block in Jharkhand and sought explanation from the power PSU for making slow progress in another mine in the state. Almost a year ago the government had withdrawn the deallocation of...
  • Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel gives privillege motion notice to Speaker 05-12-2013 05:18 PM

    Apna Dal national general secretary and MLA Anupriya Patel on Wednesday gave a privilege motion notice to Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey, over registration of fake cases against her by the police. "I have met the Speaker and informed him about the incident on December 3 at my constituency Rohaniya in...
  • Why plots allotted to you shouldn't be cancelled, SC asks Neera Yadav, Amar Singh 29-11-2013 02:31 PM

    The Supreme Court has directed the issuance of notice to Uttar Pradesh's former chief secretary Neera Yadav, her two daughters and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh as to why residential plots allotted to them in Noida should not be cancelled. Describing the allotment of alternative plots to Neera Yadav,...
  • EC expresses displeasure over Rahul's ISI remark 13-11-2013 05:10 PM

    The Election Commission on Wednesday expressed displeasure over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remarks linking Pakistan ISI with Muzaffarnagar riot victims and and accusing BJP of spreading hatred among communities. The EC has expressed its displeasure to Gandhi and asked him to be more circumspect in his public utterances in...
  • Allahabad High Court dismisses petition on unauthorised activity on defence land 05-11-2013 11:13 AM

    Six months after a contempt notice was issued to a top Army official by the Allahabad High Court, the petition has been dismissed as withdrawn following the court's observation that "by no stretch of imagination" did it appear that any construction work was undertaken in the cantonment area in violation...
  • Dec 16 ganagrape case: Bar Council serves notice to defence 17-09-2013 08:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Bar Council Tuesday sought a response from A P Singh, the counsel for convicts in the December 16 gangrape case, for his remarks that he would have burnt alive his daughter had she been having premarital sex and moving around at night with her boyfriend. In...
  • DA case: SC acts on Jayalalithaa's plea, gives notice to Karnataka govt 30-08-2013 02:55 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday issuednotice to Karnataka government on a plea of Tamil Nadu ChiefMinister J Jayalalithaa against the removal of Special PublicProsecutor in a disproportionate assets case against her andsaid no fresh appointment of public prosecutor be made in thecase. A bench headed by Justice B S Chauhan...
  • PIL against use of measure of unit for sand in High Court 16-08-2013 06:53 PM

    The Madras High Court, on Friday, ordered issue of notice to Legal Meteorology department on a PIL seeking action against government officials for selling river sand under 'prohibited' measure of 'unit'. The Madurai bench of Justices S Rajeswaran and T Mathivanan, admitting the petition filed by advocate M Rajendran, ordered...
  • Uttar Pradesh gets notice on Swamy's move against Chidambaram 07-08-2013 04:47 AM

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy seeking a probe into the alleged role of now Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the 1987 mass killings at Hashimpura in Meerut. Justice Hima Kohli sought response...
  • Delhi gets notice on BCCI's plea against entertainment tax demand 06-08-2013 04:57 AM

    The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the city government on a plea of BCCI challenging its demand for payment of entertainment tax on the money received so far from the sponsors for the IPL and T20 matches held in Delhi since 2008. A division bench of Acting...
  • EC pulls up Munde on spending Rs 8 cr in 2009 LS polls 29-06-2013 09:34 PM

    Mumbai: The Election Commission (EC) has on Saturday issued a notice against senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde after he stoked a controversy by his candid admission about spending Rs 8 crore on his 2009 Lok Sabha election campaign. The EC has asked Munde to explain within 20 days why action...
  • HC notice to govt on petition seeking ban on liquor 26-06-2013 12:20 AM

    Cuttack: Odhisa High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the state government, asking it to file counter affidavits on a petition, seeking a complete ban on manufacture and sale of liquor in the state. Holding preliminary hearing on the petition, a division bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice...
  • Assam: AGP sends Rs 500 crore legal notice to Rahul Gandhi 06-06-2013 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Asom Gana Parishad has sent a legal notice to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for a whopping Rs 500 crore. The party says it will sue Rahul for defamation after he alleged that the AGP came to power in Assam with help from insurgents. Assam Chief Minister...
  • NHRC notice to Haryana government over labourers' death 01-06-2013 06:02 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Haryana government over the death of two labourers while cleaning a sewer line at a factory in the state's Bahalgarh town of Sonipat district. "Notices have been issued to the chief secretary of Haryana and district...
  • NHRC issues notice to IP University for exam goof up 25-05-2013 05:38 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to Delhi's Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University for an anomaly in its admission exams in which aspirants were allotted an examination centre which had been shut for the past 10 years. "Seventy aspirants to the engineering programme of...
  • NHRC issues notice to Haryana over assault of Dalit boy 22-05-2013 05:40 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought a response from Haryana's director general of police and Kaithal police chief following media reports that a Dalit boy was assaulted by a man who was part of a group which had attacked Dalits earlier as well. The apex...