Maharashtra: Voter seeks Bombay High Court direction to BJP and Shiv Sena to form government as they got ‘Public mandate’.

A woman voter from Maharashtra on Monday moved the Bombay High Court seeking a direction to the BJP and Shiv Sena to stand by their pre-poll alliance and form government in the state as they got the “public mandate”. Priya Chauhan (46), a resident of neighboring Thane district, in her petition also sought a direction […]

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Unnao Case: Court Records Statement of Victim’s Uncle

A Delhi court on Wed. recorded the statement of Unnao rape survivor’s uncle in the case in which expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Kuldeep Sengar is a key accused. District Judge Dharmesh Sharma was presiding over the in-camera hearing in the 2017 case of alleged kidnapping & sexual assault of the […]

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SC dismisses CBI probe into WB BJP workers death

New Delhi:The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of two BJP workers in Purulia district of West Bengal after panchayat polls. A vacation bench of Justices A K Goel and Ashok Bhushan asked the petitioners to approach the Calcutta High Court for the relief. Advocate […]

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Supreme Court approves draft Cauvery Management Scheme

The Supreme Court today approved the Centre’s draft Cauvery Management Scheme for smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra rejected the suggestions of Karnataka and Kerala governments over the scheme, terming them as devoid of merits. The bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and […]

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CBI arrests UP BJP MLA: Unnao gangrape case

Central Bureau of Investigation arrested Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection with the Unnao gangrape case on early Friday morning. The arrest was made within 12 hours after the CBI took over the case.CBI sources said that the probe agency’s team arrested the legislator from his residence in Indira Nagar area at […]

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Chief Justice of India-led orders listing of a case relating to BJP chief’s son

The Supreme Court today directed the listing of a case of a news portal’s scribes, who are facing criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP President Amit Shah’s son, before an appropriate bench for final disposal on April 18. An supreme court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said since it was […]

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Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Bengal panchayat poll process

The Supreme Court today refused to extend the last date for the filing of nominations for panchayat polls in West Bengal, saying it could not interfere with the election process. The top court, however, granted liberty to all candidates to approach the West Bengal State Election Commission for appropriate relief. “We have not interfered with […]

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Court dismisses sedition case against SP leader Azam Khan

A local court here has dismissed a sedition case lodged against Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan for allegedly making controversial remarks on Kashmir. Chief Judicial Magistrate Amarjeet Singh dismissed the case yesterday and rejected the final report filed by the police in the matter. The case was registered against Khan by Bajrang Dal leader […]

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1 month jail term for Jagdambika Pal for violating code

A court here has awarded one-month jail term to BJP MP Jagdambika Pal for violating Model Code of Conduct during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The MP, however, was granted bail by the court soon after. Pal had been charged for using vehicles more than the permissible limit during a rally in Bansi while campaigning […]

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Govt should appeal in HC against 2G case acquittal: Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, who was one of the petitioners on whose plea a CBI probe was ordered in 2G case, today said government should immediately appeal in the Delhi High Court against the acquittal. Former Telecom Minister and DMK leader A Raja, his party colleague and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi were today acquitted by […]

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