Taj Corridor

  • CBI decides to wind up probe in DA case against Mayawati October 8, 2013

    CBI has decided to wind up its probe in the disproportionate assets case against BSP supremo Mayawati after receiving legal opinion on the Supreme Court orders on the issue. CBI sources said the apex court had quashed the agency's FIR in connection with alleged disproportionate assets of the BSP leader last...
  • SC rejects plea to review order on Maya's DA case August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: In a huge relief for Bahujan Samaj Party and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a review petition seeking review of its order quashing the disproportionate case against her. The apex court clarified that the earlier order pertaining to investigation was only...
  • Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on Mayawati disproportionate assets case August 8, 2013

    The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce its verdict on a plea seeking review of its order quashing disproportionate assets case against former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and Dipak Misra, which had clarified that CBI is free to probe the BSP supremo during an...
  • Taj corridor scam: Hearing on PIL begins in Lucknow bench of Allahabad HC July 31, 2013

    The hearing in the alleged multi-crore Taj corridor scam on Wednesday started in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court. The hearing will continue tomorrow. A division bench comprising Justices Umanath Singh and Dr Satish Chandra heard a PIL challenging the 2007 order of the then UP Governor, T V Rajeswar, by which he had refused...
  • Taj corridor: SC seeks to review former order refusing to prosecute Maya January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Taj corridor case is likely to be back to haunt former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. The Supreme Court has said that it wants to take a second look at the order of the then UP governor TV Rajeswar's who had refused permission...
  • Allahabad High Court to hear plea in Taj corridor case January 11, 2013

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court is set to hear a petition challenging erstwhile Uttar Pradesh Governor TV Rajeswar's refusal to grant sanction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute former-UP chief minister Mayawati and her cabinet colleague Naseemuddin Siddiqui in the alleged Taj corridor...
  • CBI completely controlled by govt: Ex-director December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: A former director of the CBI on Friday alleged that he faced pressure from the government while he was in office. Speaking to CNN-IBN, US Mishra said, "When I was director of the CBI, I never spoke particularly about the Mayawati case (relating to disproportionate assets)... I had...
  • BSP to support UPA on FDI vote in Rajya Sabha December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday declared that her party will support the UPA government on FDI vote in the Rajya Sabha (RS). "The government's proposal on FDI has some loopholes but the plus point for the current FDI policy of Central government is that states won't be forced...
  • Taj corridor case: PILs against Mayawati rejected November 5, 2012

    Lucknow: In a major relief for former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, the Allahabad High Court has dismissed all the Public Interest Litigations (PIL) against her in the Taj Corridor case. Several PILs had been filed challenging the Special CBI court order that dropped the...
  • Taj corridor case: police file FIR against 4 May 26, 2012

    Lucknow: The Lucknow police have registered FIRs against four people including former Cabinet Secretary Shahshank Shekhar Singh and Senior IAS officer Navneet Sehgal. A case of criminal intimidation has been filed in the Hazrat Ganj police station on a complaint by Taj Corridor case litigant Anupama Singh. Anupama Singh alleged...
  • PIL seeks Mayawati's prosecution in Taj case January 4, 2011

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday fixed January 11 as the next date of hearing of PILs seeking prosecution of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and her Cabinet minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui in Taj Corridor case. The date was fixed by Justices Abdul Mateen and YK Sangal after...
  • Taj corridor project is now an eyesore April 29, 2010

    Agra: Once at the centre of a huge political furore, the ill-conceived Taj Corridor is now reduced to 80 acres of wasteland used as a dumping ground for civic garbage with a signboard on the gate reading "Court Property". Even as the civic authorities are engaged in a massive beautification drive...
  • HC issues notice to Mayawati over Taj corridor case September 18, 2009

    New Delhi: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati and senior BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui in the Taj Corridor case. The court was hearing a public interest litigation asking for the reopening of the case. The next date of...
  • Maya can't account for her rise to riches: CBI July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file a charge-sheet against UP Chief Minister Mayawati for allegedly owning wealth disproportionate to her known sources of income. CNN-IBN learns that the CBI, in a 12-page charge-sheet, has alleged that Mayawati failed to explain how her wealth...
  • CBI claims Mayawati delaying assets' probe July 14, 2008

    New Delhi: While Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has allegedly not furnished details of her Rs 9.78 crore deposits yet, the CBI has informed the Supreme Court that the BSP supremo had adopted delaying tactics by filing "numerous" petitions before the investigating agency. Detailing her income in a counter-affidavit filed in...
  • Enough proof to nail UP CM: CBI tells Supreme Court July 10, 2008

    New Delhi: There is “sufficient” evidence to prosecute Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for allegedly having wealth disproportionate to her known sources of income, the Central Bureau of Investigation has told the Supreme Court. The CBI said this in an affidavit before the court on Thursday, saying it would shortly file...
  • Disproportionate assets case: CBI to chargesheet Maya July 10, 2008

    New Delhi:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to chargesheet Bahujan Samaj Party supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in the disproportionate assets case. In its affidavit the CBI will tell the Supreme Court that it has clinching evidence against the UP Chief Minister. There are reports that the...
  • SC turns down prosecution plea against Maya in Taj case October 10, 2007

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati received a big respite in the Taj Corridor case when the Supreme Court dismissed an application challenging the order of UP Governor TV Rajeshwar refusing to sanction her prosecution in the case. The order has virtually closed the case against Mayawati. The apex court...
  • Maya's support priced at Rs 70K cr June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: The two most powerful women in India - Mayawati and Congress President Sonia Gandhi - met to try and agree on a favourite for the Rashtrapati Bhavan over a power-packed dinner at Mayawati's house in Delhi. That their dialogue lasted two hours meant that the friendship between Congress...
  • 'Cong purchased Maya for Prez polls' June 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Did the UP Governor's refusal of permission to the CBI to prosecute Chief Minister Mayawati in the Taj Heritage corridor case have any links with the Presidential polls? At least two major political parties of the state expressed this suspicion on Wednesday, with the BJP stating in no unclear...
  • Maya let off but Taj in a dire strait June 6, 2007

    Agra: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati can heave a sigh of relief after Governor T V Rajeshwar didn't allow a CBI probe into the Taj Corridor scam. But the corridor still occupies the banks of the river Yamuna in Agra and is an ugly contrast to the splendour of the...
  • Wah Taj! Maya gets away scot-free June 6, 2007

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has all reasons to smile. Just a month after taking over the reins of India’s largest state, the noose of the Taj heritage corridor scam – that hung around her for many years - has been cut once and for all. After the CBI...
  • Maya lashes out at BJP, media June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Just hours after UP Governor T V Rajeshwar said there was no evidence to nail Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in the Taj Corridor case, the fiery BSP supremo lashed out at the BJP for “maligning her image.” Hours after CBI told a designated court that Rajeshwar declined sanction...
  • Taj Scam: 'No proof to nail Maya' June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The UP Governor has said that there isn't enough evidence against UP Chief Minister Mayawati for her prosecution in the Taj Corridor case. Mayawati is facing a CBI inquiry for her involvement in the Rs 175 crore scam case. The CBI filed its application earlier on Tuesday saying...
  • National wipes: What's making news June 17, 2007

    Here's what is making news in the country: Kanimozi Karunanidhi, Taj Corridor case and an attack in Kashmir. ...
  • Lookahead: What's making news June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Two hearings and an anti-corruption body meeting are what is making news on Wednesday. Taj Corridor Hearing A designated court in Lucknow will resume hearing in the Rs 175 crore Taj Corridor case on Wednesday in which Uttar pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is an accused. Her predecessor Mulayam Singh Yadav...
  • Mayawati breathes easy in Taj case June 15, 2007

    New Delhi/ Lucknow: New Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati may think former UP CM Mulayam Singh Yadav is a cat who is acting in desperation by asking the UP Governor to prosecute her in the Rs 175 crore Taj corridor scam, but for now, she is breathing easy. Governor T V Rajeshwar...
  • CBI seeks time in Taj case June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has asked for an adjournment in the Rs 175-crore Taj Corridor case against the new UP Chief Minister Mayawati. It has told the court that Governor T V Rajeshwar is yet to give his sanction to start the prosecution. The outgoing Mulayam...
  • Mulayam's revenge in Taj scam case June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The outgoing SP government has referred the Central Bureau of Investigation’s request to prosecute BSP chief Mayawati in a corruption case to Governor T V Rajeshwar. Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, who resigned on Friday, referred the request on May 9. The CBI asked for the state government’s permission...
  • CBI tightens noose around Mayawati June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: As the Uttar Pradesh elections close in, trouble is brewing for all the candidates. First it was Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav – who has come under CBI scrutiny for disproportionate assets – and now it’s the turn of BSP supremo Mayawati facing the heat for the...