Aliganj fake encounter: Ex-deputy mayor of Luknow, 3 others get life imprisonment

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Lucknow: A local court today sentenced former deputy mayor of Lucknow and three others to life imprisonment for their involvement in a fake police encounter in Aliganj area around 24 years ago, in which a person was killed. Ex-deputy mayor of Lucknow Abhay Seth, then general secretary of Aliganj traders’ union, Ashok Mishra and two constables–Ram… Read more »

Extortion case: Charge sheet filed against Dawood, Iqbal Kaskar, Anees Ibrahim

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Thane: The city police has filed a charge sheet against fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim and his brothers Iqbal Kaskar, and Anees Ibrahim in connection with an extortion case filed on the complaint by a prominent builder last year. “The charge sheet was filed in the district court on Thursday,” a senior inspector of Thane police’s Anti-Extortion… Read more »

Musharraf’s treason case: Pak special court to resume trial early next month

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Islamabad: A three-judge special court formed by Pakistan’s Supreme Court for conducting high treason trial of former military ruler and dictator Pervez Musharraf is set to resume its hearing early next month, a media report said today. Musharraf, 74, who has been residing in Dubai since March 2016 after leaving the county on medical grounds, is… Read more »

Jharkhand HC extends Lalu’s provisional bail by six weeks

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Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court today extended the provisional bail of RJD chief Lalu Prasad in fodder scam cases for another six weeks on medical grounds. The case pertains to illegal withdrawal of money from the Deogarh, Chaibasa and Dumka treasuries. Prasad has been convicted in the multi-crore fodder scam cases. He is at present undergoing… Read more »

Bombay HC: ‘Complete passport formalities of autistic child at home’

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has allowed a US national to adopt a 12-year-old autistic boy and directed the passport office to complete the travel document formalities at his residence. Justice Gautam Patel gave the direction yesterday while hearing a petition filed by a 59-year-old American woman to legally adopt the child. According to the rules… Read more »

Bribery case: Two senior Income Tax officers get 5-yr jail

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Mumbai: A special CBI court convicted an additional commissioner of Income Tax and an assistant I-T commissioner in a Rs 1.7 crore graft case of 2010 and sentenced them to five years’ imprisonment on Thrusday. The additional commissioner’s husband was also convicted and awarded four years in jail. Special CBI judge Vivek Khathare sentenced additional commissioner… Read more »

Govt’s report in sealed cover available on Twitter: Swamy to SC

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New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today took a dig at the Centre and told the Supreme Court that a document placed by it in a sealed cover, in a case relating to senior ED officer Rajeshwar Singh, was available on micro-blogging site Twitter. After a vacation bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Sanjay Kishan Kaul… Read more »

PNB scam: Choksi moves court seeking cancellation of NBW

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Mumbai: Gitanjali Gems promoter Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, today moved a special court here seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against him. Choksi’s lawyer Sanjay Abbot moved the application before special CBI court judge J C Jagdale. In the application, he claimed that… Read more »

Why MP’s name is missing from FIR in noise pollution case: HC

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rapped police for failing to initiate action against Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde, accused of organizing an event in which the noise pollution rules were allegedly flouted. If Shinde was the organiser, why did the FIR not have his name, the court asked, while also asking the MP to make… Read more »