Coalscam: ‘Dishonest misrepresentation before ex-PM’

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had no reason to presume that then Coal Secretary H C Gupta recommended a non-compliant private firm for coal block allocation in Madhya Pradesh, a special court here has said. Special Judge Bharat Parashar, who convicted Gupta for irregularities in allocation of Madhya Pradesh based Thesgora- B Rudrapuri coal block… Read more »

Coal scam case: CBI seeks 7 years jail for ex-coal secy

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The CBI has urged a special court here to award the maximum punishment of seven years jail term to former coal secretary H C Gupta for cheating and criminal conspiracy in allocation of a coal block to a private firm. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar, who has held Gupta guilty in the case, will pronounce… Read more »

SC to examine whether NOIDA is a corporation under UP law

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The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a plea of the income tax department whether the North Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) is a corporation established by the Uttar Pradesh government under the state industrial development law or not. A bench of Justices R K Aggarwal and A M Sapre has said it will look… Read more »

Fresh representation made to Prez: Justice Karnan’s lawyer

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A fresh representation has been made to the President on behalf of Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order sentencing him to six-month imprisonment for contempt of court, a lawyer representing him has said. Advocate Mathews J Nedumpara said that he, along with other counsel representing the high… Read more »

Sushil Modi records statement in defamation case

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Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today recorded his statement in a Patna court in connection with the defamation case he had filed against two RJD spokespersons for levelling “baseless” and “false” charges against him. Sushil Modi had filed the defamation case on May 2 against Manoj Jha and Chittranjan Gagan, both RJD spokespersons, for… Read more »

SC asks Guj to give 50 per cent quota to in-service medicos

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The Supreme Court today directed the Gujarat government to give 50 per cent reservation to the in-service candidates for admission to post-graduate medical diploma courses as per the regulations of the Medical Council of India. The apex court directed the state government to grant the reservation to these candidates in the second round of counselling,… Read more »

SC refuses hearing on Justice Karnan’s plea against jail term

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Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan, evading arrest since May 9, has received yet another jolt from the Supreme Court, which has refused to list and hear his plea seeking recall of the order awarding six- month jail term for contempt of court. The petition was held as “not maintainable” by the apex… Read more »

Satyendar Jain files defamation pleas against Kapil, BJP MLA

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain today filed two criminal defamation complaints in a city court against sacked minister Kapil Mishra and a BJP MLA for allegedly defaming him by levelling graft charges against him. Jain accused BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa of defaming him by organising a press conference and alleging that the minister was… Read more »