Bombay HC refuses to grant relief to Zakir Naik

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused to grant relief to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is facing charges of inciting communal disharmony and committing unlawful activities, observing that he did not show any interest or desire to help the probe agencies. A division bench of justices R M Savant and Revati Mohite Dere was… Read more »

Pak SC to Musharraf: How can a commando be so afraid?

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ISLAMABAD: Former President Pervez Musharraf to appear before the extended deadline issued by Pakistan’s Supreme Court. The apex court while hearing his appeal against the 2013 disqualification by the Peshawar High Court, however, stressed why was a “commando so afraid to return to his country.” The former president, who ruled the country between 1998 and 2008,… Read more »

Black Money Case: Karthi Chidambaram gets anticipatory bail

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Chennai: The Madras High Court granted anticipatory bail to Karthi Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram in connection with the warrant issued against him by the Income tax department under the Black Money Act for allegedly not disclosing foreign assets in a late night hearing. The court on Saturday also directed the I-T department… Read more »

Madras HC stays I-T notice to Chidambaram for re-assessment

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Chennai:The High Court today stayed the Income Tax Department’s notices issued to former finance minister P Chidambaram seeking reopening of assessment of his I-T returns for 2011-12 as it suspected that his income chargeable to tax had escaped assessment. Justice T S Sivagnanam granted the interim stay on the proceedings pursuant to the notices dated… Read more »

SC refuses to stall release of Rajinikanth movie ‘Kaala’

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The Supreme Court today refused to stall the release of Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Kaala’ which is scheduled to hit theatres tomorrow. A vacation bench comprising Justices A K Goel and Ashok Bhushan refused to entertain a plea by K S Rajashekaran, who sought an injunction against release of the movie. “You want an injunction against the release… Read more »

TATA group withdraws plea from SC on auctioning of Taj Mahal hotel

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New Delhi:Tata Group-owned Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) today withdrew from the Apex Court the plea challenging the Delhi High Court order which had upheld the tender procedure for the proposed e-auctioning of Delhi’s iconic Taj Mahal Hotel by civic body NDMC. IHCL took back its plea after a vacation bench comprising justices L Nageswara… Read more »

P Chidambaram gets protection from arrest in Aircel-Maxis case

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New Delhi: Delivering a big relief to Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram, a Delhi court has allowed him protection from arrest in connection with Aircel-Maxis money laundering case till June 5. This came after Chidambaram filed an anticipatory bail plea in Delhi’s Patiala House Court earlier in the day in connection with… Read more »