RAM JETHMALANI

  • SC seeks SIT's report on progress made in black money probe April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former apex court judge Justice MB Shah, to file a fresh status report by May 12 on the progress made by it on black money probe. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and justices Madan...
  • Modi government not serious about recovering black money, alleges Ram Jethmalani April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Indian lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday said that the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is not serious about bringing black money back to the country. "I have gone and met the Germans, they said that no effort has been made to take the...
  • Government should have no voice in judicial appointments: Ram Jethmalani April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani Saturday said that the government should have no voice in the selection of judges as it may cause prejudice in its favour being the biggest litigant in courts. "We must have a system of appointment of judges where a litigant has no voice in the...
  • LN Mishra murder case: Delhi HC grants bail to advocate April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: An advocate serving life term along with three others for killing former Railway Minister LN Mishra 40 years ago, was on Monday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. A bench of Justices GS Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal while granting the relief to 66-year-old convict Ranjan Dwivedi, who...
  • Ram Jethmalani meets Anna Hazare to discuss black money issue February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Noted advocate and former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani met anti corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday to discuss the issue of black money, which the saffron party had promised to bring back once it came to power. Lashing out at the government, Jethmalani said that the government was not...
  • Ram Jethmalani kisses again, this time actress Leena Chandavarkar February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: He made the headlines last year by kissing veteran actor Dharmendra and he's done it again. Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani was sported smooching yesteryear actress Leena Chandavarkar at an event here. The two met during Humlog Awards 2015 at Radio Club Monday but more than their greetings, it was the...
  • Black money is cancer; government committed to bring it back: Subramanian Swamy February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Terming black money as cancer for society, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said the NDA government was committed to bring back to the country the illegally stashed money abroad. "The pace (to bring back black money) is slow. In my opinion, I am not happy with that. But...
  • Controversial of curious? 10 things senior SC lawyer Ram Jethmalani said at the Jaipur Literature Festival that left us reeling January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: The 92-year-old senior Supreme Court lawyer and former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani was in conversation with author Shobha De and journalist Madhu Trehan during a session titled 'The Devil's advocate: Ram Jethmalani'. 1) "Between God and Devil, I still have some respect for the Devil." 2) "God suffers from an acute...
  • Ram Jethmalani vents anger in SC over government 'inaction' on blackmoney January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Expelled BJP member Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday vented his anger in the Supreme Court against the NDA government on the black money issue, expressing displeasure that a draft legislation prepared by him and sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not been acted upon. The veteran lawyer's outburst...
  • SC asks Centre to ensure completion of Income Tax probe into black money case by March 31 December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to ensure that the ongoing Income Tax probe for suspected black money concerning 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva, be completed by March next year. The apex court directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the black...
  • Those in the government are destroying the name of PM Modi: Ram Jethmalani October 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that the Supreme court had shown the way forward despite best efforts of some in power. "Those in the government are hell bent to destroy the name of Narendra Modi. Supreme court has done what the government should have done,"...
  • Government anxious to hide names of black money account holders: Ram Jethmalani October 28, 2014

    Reacting to Supreme Court's directive to the Centre to disclose the names of black money account holders in foreign banks, former BJP leader and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that the government has been anxious to keep the list of names hidden. "There is a studied attempt not to disclose...
  • News 360: Centre discloses names of 3 businessmen with alleged black money accounts in foreign banks October 27, 2014

    On a day when the Central Government filed an affidavit with the Supreme Court disclosing names of three people who have allegedly stashed black money abroad to evade tax, the NGO Association for Democratic Reforms in a major revelation claimed that an accused Timblo Private Limited had donated huge amounts...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 27, 2014

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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 24, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: NSA to visit Burdwan blast site in West Bengal October 24, 2014

    A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. ...
  • Black money case: Jaitley hiding the truth to show PM Modi in poor light, claims Jethmalani in letter October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BJP member and Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani has written a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley accusing him of not taking effective steps to bring back black money. Jethmalani in his letter to the Finance Minister slammed his argument that the names of black money account holders...
  • Cannot disclose names of people having black money abroad: Modi government to SC October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has told the Supreme Court that it cannot disclose the names of people having black money stashed abroad. The government says that that the names cannot be made public as it violates the double taxation avoidance agreement. The government says that the names can only be shared...
  • Black money case: SIT submits first report in Supreme Court August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) reviewing the black money case on Wednesday submitted its first report in the Supreme Court. The apex court expressed satisfaction on the steps taken by the panel for bringing back black money stashed away by Indians in foreign banks. The court also permitted the...
  • Government is entitled to try the new system: Ram Jethmalani July 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, lawyer Ram Jethmalani talks about the collegium system. He says that the government wants a new system and is entitled to try this new system out. He points out the fact that the present government had made a promise in its manifesto. Thus, its justified...
  • Modi must pick his ministers with care: Ram Jethmalani May 19, 2014

    Ram Jethmalani, a former BJP member, has a piece of advice for PMelect Narendra Modi. He says Modi must ensure that only people with clean record enter the Cabinet. ...
  • By meeting Imam, Sonia Gandhi committed 'blunder': Jethmalani April 5, 2014

    Senior Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi had committed a "blunder" by meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari. Talking to reporters in Madurai, he said Congress spoke about secularism and seek support of Muslim clerics for votes. The party had been following...
  • Sahara chief Subrata Roy likely to remain in jail for more time March 27, 2014

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy may have to remain in jail for at least another week because his lawyers say they are finding it difficult to immediately mobilise Rs 10,000 crores needed to get him and two directors out on bail. A day after the apex court imposed a condition that Roy will be freed on bail...
  • SC turns down Subrata Roy's bail plea; holi in jail for him March 13, 2014

    Subrata Roy may have to play holi inside Tihar jail and stay put there till Mar 25 with the Supreme Court on Thursday remaining unyielding on his bail plea after the Sahara group failed to come out with a new proposal for refunding Rs 20,000 crore of investors money. The apex...
  • Sahara chief Subrata Roy challenges detention by SC March 12, 2014

    Beleaguered Sahara Chief Subrata Roy on Wednesday challenged before the Supreme Court his detention order passed by a two-member bench calling it "illegal and unconstitutional" and demanded his release. "Declare the order deated 04.03.2014 as void, nullity and non-est in the eyes of law," said the petition on behalf of Roy...
  • Watch: The Sahara business group maze February 28, 2014

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy has been taken into custody by Lucknow police, his lawyer Ram Jethmalani informed the Supreme Court on Friday. Roy was arrested on Friday morning at 10:30 in Lucknow. UP Police will produce Roy before a magistrate to seek transit remand to bring him to Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Furious Jethmalani refuses to comment on Rajiv killers' release February 19, 2014

    A furious Ram Jethmalani refused to comment on the procedure of the release of the assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Though he said that after keeping a person in a state of torture for twenty two years, a person should not be given death penalty. Tamil Nadu government...
  • Ram Jethmalani says Yeddyurappa is an honest man February 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani has called former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa an honest man. Releasing a book 'Yeddyurappa his vision and passion', Jethmalani said "The Karnataka High Court has rejected Justice N Santosh Hegde's report on illegal mining. Nobody is talking about it now. Yeddyurappa has...
  • Delhi HC to hear Jethmalani's plea against expulsion from BJP in May January 30, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday fixed May 2 as the date for hearing plea of noted criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani challenging his expulsion from primary membership of BJP on charges of "breach of discipline". The hearing on the law suit of Jethmalani, 89, was deferred after Joint Registrar Brijesh Kumar...