Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust

  • Hearing in Salman Khurshid's Trust case on January 16 October 30, 2012

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday posted January 16 as the next date of hearing into alleged irregularities into matter of Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust run by Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid. The date was fixed by a bench of Justice Uma Nath Singh and...
  • Khurshid cancels Haj pilgrimage amid speculation of cabinet reshuffle October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid, who is embroiled in a controversy over allegations of misappropriation of funds by his trust, has put off his Haj pilgrimage, according to sources close to him. His decision to put off the weeklong visit for Haj also comes amid speculation of an impending reshuffle...
  • Centre not taking action against Khurshid's NGO: Azam Khan October 21, 2012

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan on Sunday questioned why the Centre had not taken action against Law Minister Salman Khurshid's NGO, which is in controversy over allegedly forging names of beneficiaries of a scheme for the handicapped. "Why is the Union Government not coming forward...
  • My comment was misunderstood: Salman Khurshid October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: An under pressure Salman Khurshid has cancelled his Haj trip but the Law Minister insists that his recent comments on activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal were not a threat and he has not embarrassed his party. Speaking to CNNIBN, the Union Law Minister denied threatening Kejriwal saying his entire clip...
  • HC to hear Khurshid's case against TV Today October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's wife Louise Khurshid's defamation suit against TV Today group will come up for hearing in Delhi High Court on Friday. Louise had accused the television network of maligning her family and sought damages worth Rs 1 crore. The TV Today group aired a...
  • Khurshid in new controversy; IAC says he is like 'mafia don' October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid, accused of financial wrongdoing by Arvind Kejriwal, was on Wednesday embroiled in a new controversy over his alleged threats against the India Against Corruption (IAC) leader. The IAC said he was behaving "like a mafia don". Khurshid, who has been accused of financial...
  • Bulandshahr beneficiaries of Khurshid NGO received aid after row October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust now faces more allegations over the allotment of support equipment to the differentlyabled. CNNIBN travelled to Bulandshahr where camps were held to distribute equipment to the differentlyabled and found both, jarring stories of discrepancies and genuine beneficiaries of the...
  • Kejriwal ends stir, to start fresh campaign against Khurshid October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal and a group of disabled people on Monday called off their fourdayold protest in Delhi against Salman Khurshid and announced a fresh campaign against him in his UP constituency Farrukhabad from November one. Kejriwal also alleged that there was a quid pro quo between the Congress,...
  • Khurshid controversy: EOW starts collecting documents October 15, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police's Economic Offences Wing on Monday began its probe into the alleged financial irregularities in a trust run by Union Minister Salman Khurshid. It started collecting documents at various levels, "including state, divisional and district headquarters as a part of the investigation", Director General EOW, Subrat...
  • Funds sanctioned to Khurshid NGO on merit: Mukul Wasnik October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Social Welfare Minister Mukul Wasnik said on Monday that funds were sanctioned to Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's NGO, the Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, on the basis of merit in 2003 by the NDA government and that the funds would not be scrapped. "The money was given to the...
  • Got equipment only a few days ago: Khurshid NGO's 'beneficiaries' October 15, 2012

    Bulandshahr: Even as Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid produced lists of beneficiaries of aid given by his trust, the Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, on Sunday amidst allegations of corruption and misuse of funds by the NGO, CNNIBN met a few of them in Bulandshahr who said that they had received...
  • TV Today stands by its sting operation on Khurshid October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: TV Today, that carried out a sting operation on Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's trust for the differentlyabled, the Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, revealing alleged misuse of funds, has issued a statement saying that it stands by its story. Salman Khurshid on Sunday had called for TV Today...
  • Will expose another politician on Oct 17, says Kejriwal October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: 6.04 pm: Sushil Kumar Gautam, district handicapped welfare officer, Bulanshahar, tells CNNIBN that his predecessor had told the state government that her signature on a report on equipment distributed to 42 disabled people were forged. The block development officers or the BDOs are now conducting a physical check...
  • Bihar: 25 IAC members detained October 15, 2012

    Patna: Nearly 25 members of India Against Corruption (IAC) were detained in Patna on Sunday after they shouted slogans against Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid outside the residence of the Governor. A few activists even burnt effigies of the minister who has been struggling to come clean of corruption charges...
  • Kejriwal rejects Khurshid's proof, demands for his arrest October 14, 2012

    Defending himself, Salman Khurshid said the trust headed by his wife held the camps and distributed equipment to the differentlyabled. ...
  • Charges against Khurshid show another scam: BJP October 14, 2012

    Hazaribagh: Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said the accusation against Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid pointed towards yet another case of corruption during the Congressled UPA regime. "It's another feather in the corruption hat. After 2G, coalgate, charges against former Steel minister Virbhadra Singh, it's now Salman Khurshid scam,...
  • Khurshid shows pictures to prove camps were held October 14, 2012

    Salman Khurshid produced pictures and documents to prove camps for the disabled were held and said that his trust as well as the India Today group should be probed. ...
  • Khurshid shows documents to prove camps were held October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday produced pictures and documents to prove camps for the disabled were held and rebutted allegations of forgery and embezzlement of funds against an NGO with which he and his wife are associated. He also announced that he will file a defamation suit against...
  • UP govt colluding with Khurshid to save him: Kejriwal October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government was colluding with Salman Khurshid to bail the Law Minister out of the allegations of financial irregularities in an NGO run by him and his wife. Posing five questions to Khurshid, the activist claimed that the allegations were...
  • Kejriwal vs Khurshid: How Day 3 unfolded October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: 6.25 pm: Arvind Kejriwal rejected the photographic evidence produced by Salman Khurshid on Sunday and said that he will present more evidence against the Union Minister on Monday. "JB Singh is saying he didn't visit the camps in 200910. All that Khurshid has managed to show for evidence...
  • Will resign if charges are proved: Khurshid October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid has called for an independent inquiry into allegations of forgery and misappropriation of funds against him and his family. While speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Khurshid said that he's ready to resign if the channel (CNNIBN) wants him to right now....
  • IAC members protest as Khurshid arrives at Delhi Airport October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwalled India Against Corruption (IAC) members on Sunday protested at the Delhi Airport as Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in the country after a sting operation by a news channel alleged that an NGO, owned by him and his wife, was involved in cases of financial...
  • Live: IAC members protest outside PM residence October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: 1.32 pm: Taking on the UP government on allegations of corruption against Salman Khurshid, Arvind Kejriwal said, "Akhilesh Yadav now says that they will carry out more investigations. Now, investigations will not be carried out but evidences will be wiped out." 1.25 pm: Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that...
  • Don't fear thirdrate people in our country: Khurshid October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Blackmailers, rabblerousers, third rate people doing third rate things these are the words that Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid used to describe activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal and members of India Against Corruption (IAC), who have levelled charges of corruption against him and his wife, Louise. Khurshid, who was in...
  • Kejriwal demands immediate arrest of Khurshid, wife October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The war of words between anticorruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal and Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid intensified on Saturday with the former demanding an immediate arrest of the minister and his wife. After his release from makeshift jail at Rajiv Gandhi stadium in Bawana, Kejriwal along with other India...
  • Allegations baseless, Khurshid will respond: Louise October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Louise Khurshid, the wife of Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid slammed anticorruption activist Arvind Kejriwal and the TV channel that conducted a sting on her NGO, the Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust, saying that the allegations against them were baseless and that the minister would himself respond on them. "We...
  • Kejriwal, supporters spend night in makeshift jail October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal and scores of his supporters stayed put at a makeshift jail in Outer Delhi on Saturday after being detained on Friday during a protest to demand resignation of Law Minister Salman Khurshid. "Still detained inside Bawana stadium. As per law they will have to produce us...
  • Khurshid's wife files defamation case against TV channel October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid's wife Louise Khurshid on Friday filed a civil defamation case in the Delhi High Court against a television group for broadcasting a programme alleging that their NGO siphoned off lakhs of rupees meant for physically challenged people. Seeking damages of Rs 100 crore, the lawsuit...
  • Khurshidrun NGO got funds via forged letters: Report October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite persistent denials of wrongdoing, there's more embarrassment in store for Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid and his wife Louise. According to a report in the Times of India, a letter with the forged signature of a senior Uttar Pradesh government official was allegedly used to request the...
  • Khurshid to sue Kejriwal over TV sting allegations October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid is planning to drag social activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal to the court for alleging that the minister was involved in siphoning of funds were meant disabled people in several districts of Uttar Pradesh. Reacting to Kejriwal's allegations, Khurshid said that his behaviour is worse...