Delhi court grants bail to Shashi Tharoor over ‘scorpion’ remarks

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A Delhi court granted bail to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Friday on a complaint over his alleged ‘scorpion’ remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved bail application. The court was… Read more »

Chopper scam: Delhi High Court stays order granting permission to Rajeev Saxena to travel abroad

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New Delhi : The Delhi High Court has stayed the permission granted to Rajeev Saxena, a middleman-turned-approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to travel abroad. A bench of Justice Chander Shekhar stayed a Delhi court order, which allowed Saxena to go to Europe, the UK and Dubai for medical… Read more »

Election Commission bribery case: High Court dismisses middleman’s bail plea

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New Delhi : The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the bail plea of a middleman, arrested in the 2017 Election Commission bribery case which allegedly involved former AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran and others. Justice Mukta Gupta denied relief to Sukesh Chandrashekar, who was arrested on April 16, 2017 for allegedly bribing EC officials for getting… Read more »

Supreme Court refuses to direct UP police to further probe Hapur lynching case

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The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to direct the Uttar Pradesh Police to conduct further probe in the 2018 Hapur lynching case. A vacation bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Aniruddha Bose said the trial court would decide the plea for seeking further direction to the state police to file supplementary charge sheet after conducting… Read more »

Delhi High Court merged with Delhi Judicial Academy

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New Delhi: The Delhi Judicial Academy has been merged with the Delhi High Court for administrative and financial purposes. A recommendation to this effect had been made in February this year by the Judicial Education and Training Programme Committee. This recommendation was accepted in a Full Court meeting of the High Court. Accordingly a notification… Read more »

Bofors case : CBI withdraws application from Delhi court seeking permission for further probe in Bofors case

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The CBI Thursday withdrew from a Delhi court its application that had sought permission to further probe the politically sensitive Rs 64-crore Bofors payoff case. The agency told Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Navin Kumar Kashyap that it wants to withdraw the application filed on February 1, 2018. It had moved the trial court seeking permission for… Read more »