ACB exonerates Ajit Pawar in Vidarbha irrigation scam.

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Maharashtra’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has given a clean chit to NCP leader and former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar in the multi-crore Vidarbha irrigation scam. The ACB, in its affidavit submitted in the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court, has ruled out Pawar’s involvement in cases of alleged irregularities in approval and commissioning of […]

Sacked from Ayodhya case, says Muslim parties’ lawyer Rajeev Dhavan

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Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who appeared for Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, on Tuesday said he has been sacked from the matter on the ‘nonsensical’ ground that he is unwell. Dhavan, who posted the information on Facebook, said he is no longer involved in either the review or the case. […]

SC to hear after four weeks PIL seeking greater autonomy for ECI

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear after four weeks a PIL seeking that the chief election commissioner and election commissioners be appointed by a three-member collegium. The collegium will comprise the prime minister, the leader of opposition in Lok Sabha and the chief justice of India. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A […]

NGT asks authorities to ensure no illegal sand mining is carried out in UP’s Shamli district

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed authorities in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district to ensure that no illegal sand mining is carried out in the area. The orders came after the Shamli District Magistrate told the tribunal that the illegal mining activity being carried out by a private lease holder has already been stopped and […]

SC grants bail to Chidambaram in INX Media money laundering case

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to Congress leader P Chidambaram in a money laundering case related to INX Media and directed that he could not leave the country without its prior permission nor speak to the media. Chidambaram, who has been in custody for 105 days, should neither try to influence witnesses nor […]