SC seeks EC reply on plea by 21 opposition leaders for verification of 50 pc VVPAT slips

The Supreme Court Friday agreed to hear the plea of 21 opposition leaders, led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, seeking that VVPAT slips of at least 50 per cent of voting machines in each assembly constituency be checked randomly in the Lok Sabha elections. The leaders from six national and 15 regional […]

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Hastinapur land grab scam: Court cancels lease to 72

A local court has cancelled leases granted to 72 persons, including a son of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, on land in Hastinapur Sanctuary area, saying it is a government property. The Revenue Court here on Thursday declared as illegal the allotments of several hectares of land to all 72 persons, including Shivani Saini, son […]

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Argument on charges against BSP MP to be heard Saturday

A court here fixed Saturday to hear argument on charges in a case against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife for torturing their maid, leading to her death. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma Friday posted the argument on charges for Saturday. Police will likely to submit a report on the […]

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Allahabad HC rejects petition of ex-UP minister in disproportionate assets case

The petition of former Uttar Pradesh minister and Bahujan Samaj Party leader Rakeshdhar Tripathi has rejected by the Allahabad High court in disproportionate assets case. The petition of the ex-minister has rejected by the division bench consisting of Justices Dharnidhar Jha and Pankaj Naqvi which was filed against vigilance department probe into his disproportionate assets case. The court has […]

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Plea on political donations to be heard Sep 26

The chief information commissioner (CIC) will Sep 26 hear a plea asking political parties to give out information on donations received by them, said NGO Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) Saturday. The ADR approached the CIC in March 2011 as save for the Communist Party of India (CPI), no other national political party had provided […]

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