Ram Jethmalani

  • By meeting Imam, Sonia Gandhi committed 'blunder': Jethmalani 05-04-2014 07:47 PM

    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...
  • Sahara chief Subrata Roy likely to remain in jail for more time 27-03-2014 10:37 PM

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy may haveto remain in jail for at least another week because hislawyers say they are finding it difficult to immediatelymobilise Rs 10,000 crores needed to get him and two directorsout on bail. A day after the apex court imposed a condition that Roywill be freed on...
  • SC turns down Subrata Roy's bail plea; holi in jail for him 13-03-2014 06:38 PM

    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...
  • Sahara chief Subrata Roy challenges detention by SC 12-03-2014 06:41 PM

    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...
  • Watch: The Sahara business group maze 28-02-2014 03:23 PM

    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 19-02-2014 01:28 PM

    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 15-02-2014 01:35 PM

    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 30-01-2014 07:31 PM

    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...
  • Vote for those committed to bring back black money: Ram Jethmalani 27-01-2014 03:43 PM

    Mumbai: Former Union Minister and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Monday urged people to vote for that party in the coming elections, which will commit itself to bring back the black money stashed abroad. Inaugurating the 21st Rashtriya Kavi Sammelan at Thane during the weekend he said, "citizens should demand...
  • SC to hear Ram Jethmalani's plea on black money on February 19 17-01-2014 05:36 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday decided to hear on February 19 an application seeking speedy hearing of a plea by jurist Ram Jethmalani accusing the Centre of not implementing its directions on the issue of black money allegedly stashed in banks abroad. "We understand it is matter of great importance,"...
  • Lawyers divided on whether Justice Ganguly should quit WBHRC 19-12-2013 09:29 AM

    Kolkata: The legal community in Kolkata is divided on whether former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly should step down as West Bengal Human Rights Commission Chairman. This even as the Centre is paving the way for possible action against him on allegations of sexual harassment. The Home Ministry has...
  • Supreme Court issues notice to CBI on Lalu's bail plea 29-11-2013 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the CBI on Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad's petition for bail. He is currently in jail following his conviction in a fodder scam case. The apex court bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice...
  • Sexual assault case: I am ashamed of Tarun Tejpal, says Ram Jethmalani 28-11-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani reacted to the sexual assault allegations against Tehelka magazine's Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, saying that he was deeply disturbed by the incident. Jethmalani, who was Tejpal's former lawyer and one of the principal investors in Tehelka, said that he was ashamed by the way Tejpal...
  • Jethmalani case: HC notice to BJP members including Vajpayee, Modi 31-10-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to all Parliamentary Board members of the Bharatiya Janata Party including Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi in connection with former party leader Ram Jethmalani's case. The court has asked them to reply by January 30, 2014. Ram Jethmalani had...
  • Delhi HC to hear Ram Jethmalani's defamation suit against BJP today 31-10-2013 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will hear a defamation suit filed by expelled BJP leader and renowned criminal lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday. Jethmalani had filed a defamation suit against BJP''s parliamentary board for expelling him without reason following his remarks over senior party leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun...
  • Delhi court to hear Jethmalani's defamation suit against BJP today 25-10-2013 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: The defamation suit against the BJP parliamentary board filed by expelled leader Ram Jethmalani is set to come up for hearing in the Delhi High Court on Friday. Jethmalani had alleged that he was expelled from the party wrongfully. He was expelled from the party after he openly...
  • Ram Jethmalani moves court against BJP, seeks crores as damages 21-10-2013 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: Renowned criminal lawyer and expelled Rajya Sabha member of the Bharatiya Janata Party Ram Jethmalani has slapped a defamation case against the Parliamentary Board of the party for sacking him. He had filed a petition in the Delhi High Court on October 5. In his defamation petition Jethmalani...
  • BJP parliamentary board likely to decide its new campaign chief today 29-09-2013 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary board is likely to take a call on party's new campaign committee chief on Sunday. The board will be meeting at 6.15 pm at the BJP office on Sunday in New Delhi. The board is also expected to discuss Ram Jethmalani's expulsion...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea 21-09-2013 11:01 PM

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram to stay in jail till October 1 18-09-2013 04:46 PM

    Jodhpur: The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected self-proclaimed godman Asaram's bail plea and it will be heard on October 1. Asaram was arrested after a minor girl had alleged that the self-styled godman sexually assaulted her in his Jodhpur ashram. Sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani representing...
  • Asaram case: Complaint against Jethmalani over comments against girl 18-09-2013 03:19 PM

    Jodhpur: A complaint has been filed at the National Women's Commission against senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani over his comments against the minor girl allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram. The Rajasthan High Court is hearing Asaram's bail plea in connection with the sexual assault case against him. The High...
  • Sexual assault case: HC to hear Asaram's bail plea today 18-09-2013 09:10 AM

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court will on Wednesday hear self-styled godman Asaram's bail plea on Wednesday in connection with the sexual assault case against him. The High Court, which started the hearing of the case on Monday, also directed the prosecution to produce the case diary in the court on...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's lawyer Jethmalani says girl is mentally unstable 16-09-2013 04:32 PM

    Jodhpur: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who is defending self-proclaimed godman Asaram in a sexual assault case, on Monday said the minor girl is mentally unstable. Asaram is accused of allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl in his Jodhpur ashram. Meanwhile, the judicial custody of Asaram has been extended for another...
  • Delhi: Modi, Advani attend Ram Jethmalani's 90th birthday celebrations 15-09-2013 09:48 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and senior party leader LK Advani attended sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani's 90th birthday celebrations on Sunday. The celebration took place at Jethmalani's Delhi residence and he was seen sitting between Advani and...
  • Ram Jethmalani backs Modi as BJP's PM candidate, hits out at Advani 12-09-2013 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is the best option for BJP's prime ministerial candidate. He said, "I believe Narendra Modi is the best option. He is an avatar." He also took a dig at senior BJP leader...
  • Baba Ramdev to launch agitation against Congress 08-09-2013 07:27 PM

    New Delhi:Committing himself to exposing the "corruption" of the Congress, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday announced a countrywide agitation against the Congress government from Sep 13. "Beginning from Madhya Pradesh on Sep 13, we will organise a mass rally and travel to all states of the country and even...
  • Jethmalani accuses Vanzara of looking for an escape by blaming Modi 04-09-2013 01:17 PM

    BJP member and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that IPS officer DG Vanzara is looking for ways to escape by making the allegations as he has been in jail for long. Vanzara was arrested by the CBI following his transfer to Sabarmati Central jail in Ahmedabad from Mumbai. He was...
  • SC stops monitoring probe against Mumbai ex-Congress chief Kripashankar, family 02-09-2013 06:08 PM

    New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Monday put an end to the investigation monitored by it against former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family members for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets and left it to the trial court to consider supplying final report to activists on whose PIL the probe...
  • Difficult to believe that Sahara refunded money to investors, says SC 13-08-2013 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it is "extremely difficult" to believe Sahara group's contention that it had refunded Rs 22,000 crore to its investors even before an order was passed directing its firm to deposit Rs 24,000 with SEBI. Sahara group, which faced tough time in convincing...
  • Subrata Roy not liable for refunding Rs 24,000 crore: Sahara to SC 06-08-2013 07:50 PM

    New Delhi: Sahara group on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that its chief Subrata Roy is not liable for refunding Rs 24,000 crore collected by its two firms from investors, countering the arguments of SEBI which wanted his passport to be impounded till the contempt plea against him and companies...