P Chidambaram, Karti’s interim protection extended till August 7 in Aircel-Maxis case

P Chidambaram, Karti’s interim protection extended till August 7 in Aircel-Maxis case

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday extended the interim protection from arrest to former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti till August 7 in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.  Earlier, the court had granted him anticipatory bail till July 10 in connection with two cases filed by the CBI and the ED in 2011 and 2012 respectively. In the high profile, INX Media case, the former Finance Minister was granted protection from…

Read More

Delhi CM writes letter to L-G requesting him to implement SC order

Delhi CM writes letter to L-G requesting him to implement SC order

New Delhi: With tussle between Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal continuing even after the Supreme Court judgment, the AAP government appears to be in no mood to lower its guard on the issue of services department handover. On Monday, Chief Minister Kejriwal shot off a letter to the L-G wondering how he can be “selective” in accepting the apex court judgment on power-tussle between the AAP government and the Centre. In…

Read More

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court ratifies death penalty for rapists

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court ratifies death penalty for rapists

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday upheld its decision on the death sentence of three of the four convicts in the brutal 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case. Dismissing the review pleas filed by the convicts, the apex court said, there is no question of reopening the case or reconsidering the 2017 verdict. A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, delivered its verdict on the petitions filed by Mukesh (29), Pawan Gupta (22) and…

Read More

Congress leader Sibal calls BJP ‘lynch-pujari’

Congress leader Sibal calls BJP ‘lynch-pujari’

New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the Congress a party of ‘bail-gadi’ as many of its party leaders are out on bail, former Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday attacked the BJP government saying it become “lynch-pujari.” “Eight accused convicted for lynching are garlanded by Jayant Sinha when granted bail. You got it wrong Modiji. They say your government has become: Lynch-Pujari,” Sibal tweeted. The senior Congress leader was referring to…

Read More

JD(U) for now stays with NDA, but Grand Alliance allurement remains

JD(U) for now stays with NDA, but Grand Alliance allurement remains

New Delhi: Knowing well that by living in the NDA fold, it can’t arm twist the BJP and its other allies in giving it 17-18 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the 2019 parliamentary polls, the JD(U) has begun to undertake political posturing. JD(U) leader K C Tyagi on Sunday let the air on his party’s possible re-entry into the opposition-led grand alliance thickened by saying that it was ready to join it provided “the…

Read More

Three people killed in clash between security forces and stone-pelters in J&K

Three people killed in clash between security forces and stone-pelters in J&K

Srinagar: Three people, including a teenage girl were killed and five others injured in Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday when the army opened fire at protestors throwing stones at soldiers. The incident occurred when the army was patrolling the area. Those who have been killed, have been identified as Shakir Khanday, Irshad Ahmad and Andleeb. Senior police and army officials have rushed to the area. Internet services were supended in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama…

Read More

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor gets regular bail

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor gets regular bail

New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday was granted a regular bail by Delhi’s Patilala House court in a case related to Sunanda Pushkar’s death. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal directed him to furnish a bail bond of Rs 1 lakh and one surety of like amount as directed by the sessions court and converted the interim relief to regular bail. Tharoor has been charged under sections 498A (husband or his relative subjecting…

Read More
1 2 3 4 5 1,010