Supreme Court orders status quo in Essar insolvency case

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The Supreme Court Monday ordered status quo as of today in the Essar insolvency case. A bench headed by Justice R F Nariman said the monitoring committee will continue its work till the case is heard on August 7. The bench was hearing a plea of the Committee of Creditors challenging NCLAT’s order of July… Read more »

ICJ to deliver verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today

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According to an ICJ statement, the President of the UN judicial organ Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf will deliver the judgment. Fifteen other judges on the panel — including the representative from Pakistan — will either concur fully with the final verdict or read out supporting or dissenting opinions. Officials familiar with ICJ workings say the… Read more »

Chopper case: ED moves Delhi court seeking bail cancellation of Rajiv Saxena

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Monday moved a Delhi court seeking bail cancellation of Rajeev Saxena, a middleman-turned-approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam, for allegedly not cooperating in the probe. Special Judge Arvind Kumar issued notice to Saxena and put up the matter for hearing on July 18. The court… Read more »

Mining scam: Supreme Court permits ex-Karnataka minister Reddy to visit ailing father-in-law

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The Supreme Court Friday allowed former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, accused in a multi-crore illegal mining case, to visit his home town Ballari to see his ailing father-in-law. A vacation bench comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi also expressed concern over delay in trial in the Rs 35,000 crore mining… Read more »

Praful Patel Summoned For UPA-Era Aviation Scam

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The Enforcement Directorate has summoned senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former aviation minister Praful Patel next week as part of its money laundering probe related to alleged losses suffered by national carrier Air India, officials said Saturday. They said Patel, a Rajya Sabha member, has been asked to appear before the investigating officer of… Read more »

Court reserves order on Robert Vadra’s plea to travel abroad

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New Delhi : A Delhi court Wednesday reserved for June 3 its order on application of Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, to travel abroad. Enforcement Directorate opposed the plea, in which Vadra sought permission to travel to the UK and other countries citing health reasons. Vadra has told the court that as… Read more »

Delhi High Court refuses to entertain PIL against Kamal Haasan’s remark

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a PIL filed by a BJP leader seeking directions to the Election Commission to “restrict” misuse of religion for poll gains. The high court also asked the EC to decide BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay’s representation against the remarks of actor-cum-politician Kamal Haasan that “free India’s… Read more »

Nirav Modi denied bail for a third time and supposed to remain in ‘unliveable’ UK jail

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The next hearing in the case will happen on May 30. In the meantime, Nirav Modi will be taken back to prison. The Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London rejected the third bail plea presented by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi on Wednesday. Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot heard Modi’s fresh bail application today. The next hearing in… Read more »