Notices

  • HC issues contempt notice to lawyers for boycott call July 15, 2014

    The Rajasthan High Court has issued contempt notice to some lawyers, including the president of Bar Association, in connection with the boycott call given by advocates of lower judiciary. Justice Bela M Trivedi took suo motu notice of the boycott call and issued notices. The lawyers had given the boycott call...
  • News 360: Economic Survey 2014 says FY15 GDP growth seen at 5.4-5.9 pc July 9, 2014

    India will probably unveil bold reforms in its Budget on Thursday in a bid to turn around an economy growing at decade lows, but major changes to taxes will be absent, a survey showed. ...
  • Airtel to get show cause notice from DoT for hiding caller identity in MP July 8, 2014

    The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to seek legal opinion for issuing a show cause notice to Airtel on charges of hiding caller identity in Madhya Pradesh service area in January, 2011 posing a security threat. Earlier in October, 2011, the DoT had imposed Rs 50 crore fine on Airtel....
  • Three employees of Chhattisgarh Electricity Board booked for alleged negligence July 5, 2014

    Three employees of Chhattisgarh Electricity Board, including an assistant engineer, were on Saturday booked by police for alleged negligence in connection with the death of a trainee lineman in 2012. "Assistant Engineer Yogesh Patel, Assistant A Dharmadas and Line Assistant SS Akhtar have been booked under sections 304 (A) (causing death...
  • High Court notice on plea over house rented to Arvind Kejriwal July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response from Naren Jain, son of former Congress leader Bhiku Ram Jain, on the controversy over the Civil Lines house that has been given on rent by him to former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. On hearing the news that the house was...
  • HC reserves order on Renu Kushwaha's writ challenging dismissal of her JD(U) membership June 17, 2014

    Patna High Court on Tuesday reserved its order for Wednesday on a petition by legislator Renu Kushwaha challenging the notice of dismissal of her membership from JD(U) even as the speaker granted one more day to her and another party MLA to reply to the show cause issued to them. Justice...
  • SC notice to Uttarakhand over halted work on hydel power projects June 16, 2014

    The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Uttarakhand government on Monday seeking its view on the stay on construction activity on 24 hydro power projects in the state. The notice was issued after considering a plea filed by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). The court had halted the construction work...
  • Aseem Merchant to go ahead with the biopic on Priyanka Chopra's former secretary, despite legal notice June 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Undaunted by Priyanka Chopra's legal notice forbidding the biopic "67 Days", based on the actress' former secretary Prakash Jaju, the proposed film's makers are determined to go right ahead with the project. Aseem Merchant, whose production company Limelight Motion Pictures Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. will produce the film, says he has...
  • I-T notice to NCP for unaccounted cash deposits in bank May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Income Tax department has sent a notice to the Nationalist Congress Party for unaccounted cash deposits in one of its bank accounts. The I-T department has asked the party to explain cash deposits of over Rs 35 crore between April 2, 2013 and April 9, 2014 in one of...
  • Election Comission issues notice to Parkash Singh Badal April 30, 2014

    New Delhi The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for violating the model code of conduct. Badal had on April 12 in an election meeting said that crores of rupees are spent on campaigning though less is shown in expenditure details. The commission took...
  • EC notice to Marandi for seeking pastors' support in LS polls April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday issued a show cause notice to former Jharkhand chief minster Babulal Marandi for appealing to bishops and pastors for support in the Lok Sabha elections. In a similar case, Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was alleged by a local news channel...
  • Vijayawada: EC issues show cause notice against AAP candidate April 17, 2014

    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 C...
  • EC to issue show cause notices to BJD, BJP in Odisha April 16, 2014

    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 general...
  • Gujarat: Court summons Kejriwal over violation of model code April 16, 2014

    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 Kejriwal...
  • Amarinder Singh serves legal notice to Subramanian Swamy April 14, 2014

    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 that...
  • Congress candidate from Allahabad issued show cause notice April 11, 2014

    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 administration...
  • BJP candidate PC Sorcar gets EC notice for comments against Mamata March 30, 2014

    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 minister,...
  • IPS officer gets notice for his remark on 'recovery of Azam Khan's buffaloes' March 11, 2014

    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 Pradesh...
  • BJP's MP unit gets notice for non-compliance of RTI mechanism March 11, 2014

    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 by...
  • Former Army Chief General VK Singh files legal notice against Shinde March 1, 2014

    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 who...
  • SC issues defamation notice to Kejriwal, three other AAP leaders February 7, 2014

    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. They...
  • Congress gives no trust notice against Naveen Patnaik government February 3, 2014

    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 the...
  • Gadkari sends defamation notice to Kejriwal for corruption allegations January 31, 2014

    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 three...
  • IPS officer gets show cause notice for praising Narendra Modi January 22, 2014

    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 November...
  • SC notice to Mayawati, CBI in disproportionate assets case January 17, 2014

    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 Supreme...
  • Govt slaps notice,seeks explanation from NTPC for mine delays January 8, 2014

    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 three...
  • Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel gives privillege motion notice to Speaker December 5, 2013

    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 Varanasi,"...
  • Why plots allotted to you shouldn't be cancelled, SC asks Neera Yadav, Amar Singh November 29, 2013

    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, her...
  • EC expresses displeasure over Rahul's ISI remark November 13, 2013

    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 future....
  • Allahabad High Court dismisses petition on unauthorised activity on defence land November 5, 2013

    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...