Larger SC bench to examine if an expelled MP is bound by whip

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The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench the issue whether a lawmaker is bound by the party whip even after his or her expulsion. The apex court was hearing a plea filed by Rajya Sabha MP and expelled Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh, who has sought to declare that the provisions of the […]

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Plea against Amar Singh, others: Court to pass order on Aug 4

A Delhi court today reserved for August 4 its order on a plea challenging a magisterial court’s verdict dismissing a criminal complaint against Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh and two others for allegedly kidnapping a key witness of the 2008 cash-for-vote case. Additional Sessions Judge Raj Kapoor reserved the order after hearing arguments advanced by […]

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Order reserved on charges in cash-for-vote scam

A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on framing of charges in the 2008 cash-for-vote-scam involving former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and two BJP MPs. Special Judge Narottam Kaushal reserved for October 19 order on framing of charges “October 19 for orders,” the judge said. During the arguments on framing of charges, Amar […]

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Cash-for-vote-scam: Order reserved on framing of charges

A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on framing of charges in the 2008 cash-for-vote-scam involving former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and two BJP MPs. Special Judge Narottam Kaushal reserved for October 19 order on framing of charges “October 19 for orders,” the judge said. During the arguments on framing of charges, Amar […]

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Cash-for-vote scam: Arguments on charge begin

To frame the charges on the Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh BJP leader LK Advanis former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni, BJP MP Ashok Argal and four other accused the prosecution has began arguments. Prosecution began arguments on framing charges in the five year old cash for vote scam. The other accused in the case include former […]

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Cash-for-votes: Order reserved on complaint against Amar Singh

A trial court here Wednesday reserved till Dec 12 its order on a complaint by a prosecution witness in the 2008 cash-for-votes case, alleging that accused and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh and others allegedly abducted him ahead of his deposition before a parliamentary panel. Hasmat Ali alleged he was abducted Sep 25, 2008 from […]

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Cash-for-vote scam witness says Amar Singh threatened him

A Delhi court Monday asked Delhi Police to file a status report on a complaint of a key prosecution witness in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam case that Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh and others had threatened and kidnapped him ahead of his deposition before a parliamentary committee.  The court was hearing a private complaint filed […]

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Amar Singh’s bail plea rejected, to remain in AIIMS

Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh’s bail plea was rejected by a Delhi court Wednesday in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal. He will, however, continue to stay in hospital where he is being treated for a kidney-related ailment.   Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal rejected both his pleas for regular and interim […]

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Amar Singh seeks court’s nod for treatment abroad

Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, arrested in the cash-for-votes scam, Monday filed an application before a Delhi court seeking permission to go out of India for medical treatment. Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal accepted the application and posted it for hearing today. The court had extended Singh’s interim bail till Sep 27 on medical […]

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Congress dismisses Jethmalani’s submission against Ahmed Patel

New Delhi, The Congress Monday dismissed the allegation by Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh’s counsel Ram Jethmalani that senior party leader Ahmed Patel was the source of the money in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam, and said the party was prepared for its government’s fall in the event of losing the trust vote.   Answering queries […]

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