PWD engineer sent to 4 years in jail in graft case

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A PWD engineer, accused of demanding and accepting bribe from a contractor, has been sent to four years in jail by a Special court. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry convicted 46-year-old Ved Prakash, who was working as an assistant engineer in Public Works Department (PWD), for the offences of taking illegal gratification and criminal misconduct by… Read more »

PIL in Bombay HC challenges govt ordinance on demonetisation

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A PIL in Bombay High Court has challenged an ordinance issued by the Union government restricting members of the public from depositing the demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in Reserve Bank of India branches. The petition, filed recently by Congress leader Sachin Sawant, has sought quashing of the ordinance issued by the government… Read more »

Virbhadra PMLA case: Court fixes Jan 12 for scrutiny of docs

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Direct ED not to take coercive step against me:Virbhadra to HC

A special court has fixed January 12 for scrutiny of documents in a money laundering case involving Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in which LIC agent Anand Chauhan has been chargesheeted. “Put up the matter for scrutiny of documents on January 12, 2017,” Special Judge Vinod Kumar said. The court also allowed Chauhan, who… Read more »

Tapas Pal’s bail plea rejected for second time

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The Special Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court in Bhubaneswar today rejected the bail petition of TMC MP Tapas Pal for the second time. Pal, arrested for his alleged involvement in the Rose Valley chit fund scam, is now lodged at Jharpada jail here after completion of his remand period with the CBI. The SCJM court, designated… Read more »

NGT asks Delhi government to for report on quality of water

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to submit a complete and comprehensive report on quality and quantity of water that is being supplied to end users at various localities of the national capital on random sample basis. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the committee comprising environment secretary… Read more »