ED seeks custodial interrogation of Chidambaram in Aircel-Maxis money laundering case

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New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday opposed in a Delhi court the anticipatory bail plea of former Union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case and sought his custodial interrogation. ED, which filed its response to the anticipatory bail plea of Chidambaram, said that he has remained evasive and was… Read more »

Will appoint Lokayukta within three months: Nagaland tells SC

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New Delhi:The Nagaland government on Wednesday gave an undertaking before the Supreme Court that it would appoint the state Lokayukta within three months. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, which was hearing a PIL seeking appointment of an anti-graft ombudsman in every state, took note of the affidavit of the Nagaland chief secretary… Read more »

Justice Debasish Kar Gupta was sworn in as the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court

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Justice Debasish Kar Gupta was sworn in as the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court here on Tuesday. Justice Gupta was functioning as the acting chief justice of the high court after Chief Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya retired in September. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered him the oath of office at the high court. Gupta… Read more »

Six Tata Trusts withdraw pleas against I-T dept notices

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Six Tata Trusts have withdrawn their petitions filed in the Bombay High Court challenging the show cause notices issued against them by the Income Tax department as to why their registrations should not be cancelled. The Income Tax commissioner (Exemptions) had issued notices to these six trusts on March 8 this year for alleged non-compliance… Read more »

Malegaon blast case: Purohit, Sadhvi and 5 others charged under UAPA

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A special court here Tuesday framed charges in the 2008 Malegaon blast case against Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and five others for terror activities, criminal conspiracy and murder, among others. Judge Vinod Padalkar, presiding over the special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court, framed charges against all the seven accused under sections… Read more »

HC directs CBI to maintain status quo on proceedings against spl director Rakesh Asthana till Nov 1

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday ordered the CBI to maintain status quo till November 1 on proceedings against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, who was sent on leave by the government. A bench of Justice Najmi Waziri questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not filing reply to pleas of Asthana and another… Read more »

Complaint filed in Sitamarhi court against Amit Shah

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Sitamarhi: A complaint was filed on Monday in a court here against BJP president Amit Shah seeking registration of a case against him for sedition and other charges over his remarks in connection with the Supreme Court order on the Sabarimala issue. The complaint was filed by social activist Thakur Chandan Singh in the court of… Read more »