Chopper case: Delhi court directs Saxena to record statement before magistrate on Mar 2

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A Delhi court Thursday directed Rajeev Saxena, who had moved a plea to become an approver in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland money-laundering case, to record his statement before a magistrate court. Special judge Arvind Kumar marked Saxena’s plea before the court of the CMM on March 2 for recording of his disclosure statement (disclose intentions… Read more »

Court issues summons to Rahul Gandhi and Sitaram Yechury over comments after Lankesh murder

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A metropolitan magistrate’s court here has issued summons to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury after a defamation complaint was filed by an RSS worker for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh’s murder with “BJP-RSS ideology”. RSS worker and lawyer Dhrutiman Joshi had filed a private complaint in the court in 2017 against… Read more »

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan also seeks hearing on plea seeking perjury prosecution of some officials for misleading court in Rafale case.

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The Supreme Court had sought information from the centre about the pricing details and the decision making process undertaken by the government before sealing the Rs. 56,000 crore fighter jets deal. Former Union Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking initiation of perjury proceedings against central… Read more »

CBI moves Delhi HC seeking custodial interrogation of lobbyist Deepak Talwar

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The CBI on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking custodial interrogation of lobbyist Deepak Talwar in a case related to alleged violation of foreign funding law, FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act). A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Anu Malhotra sought response of NGO Advantages India Private Ltd, with which Talwar was earlier associated… Read more »

Delhi High Court junks plea asking media to use word martyr for reporting casualties in terror attacks

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The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking directions to the media to use the words martyr or ‘shaheed’ instead of ‘killed’ when reporting deaths of security personnel in terror or other attacks. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao declined to hear the petition by a lawyer, who… Read more »

Delhi court extends interim bail to Robert Vadra till March 2, ED alleges non-cooperation

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A Delhi court Saturday extended the interim bail granted to Robert Vadra till March 2 in a money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) even as the agency claimed that he was not cooperating in the matter. Special judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. The court also extended the protection from arrest granted to his close aide and a co-accused in the case,… Read more »