SC indicates it may allow Karti Chidambaram to visit abroad

The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to apprise it of its stand on allowing the request of Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, to go abroad for a few days. The apex court also asked the probe agency to apprise it of the reasons of not interrogating Karti if it decided […]

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Delhi HC dismisses Jagdish Tytler’s plea in corruption case

The Delhi High Court today dismissed the pleas of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and controversial businessman Abhishek Verma challenging framing of charges against them in a corruption case. Tytler and Verma were put on trial by a city court in the case for allegedly using a forged letter addressed to then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh […]

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Personal liberty can’t be compromised: SC

Personal liberty cannot be compromised at the altar of what the State may perceive as justice, the Supreme Court today said while granting bail to former Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul in a case of alleged corruption. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur, in a majority ruling of […]

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SC says Chidambaram’s son Karti has to join probe

The Supreme Court was today categorical that Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram, would not be allowed to leave India without subjecting himself to investigation in a corruption case. The apex court, which stayed the Madras High Court order putting on hold the look out circular (LOC) issued by […]

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CBI seeks cancellation of Jagan’s bail

The CBI has sought cancellation of bail of YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy for allegedly trying to influence a crucial witness in a corruption case registered against him six years ago. The agency has moved an application in this regard at a Special Court in Hyderabad. The court was informed on Friday that Reddy […]

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SC convicts Sasikala in DA case, dashes her bid to be TN CM

AIADMK chief V K Sasikala was today convicted in a corruption case by Supreme Court which dashed her ambition to become the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, as the verdict holding her guilty of entering into a conspiracy with late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa would bar her from electoral politics for the next decade. The apex […]

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Swamy hails SC verdict convicting Sasikala and others

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today hailed the Supreme Court verdict convicting AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala in disproportionate assets case, saying the 20-year-old wait has yielded results and it does not matter which party does corruption but the courts will take a tough stand. Swamy, who had filed the first complaint in 1996 as […]

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Two CAG office employees get 5 yrs jail in corruption

Two officials in the office of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) have been sent to five years in jail by a special court for trying to get promotion by indulging in corruption and changing their answer sheets of departmental examination. “Corruption not only devalues human rights but it also undermines justice and equality which are […]

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Rajendra Kumar moves court for release of laptop, iPad, cash

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s principal secretary Rajendra Kumar, against whom CBI has lodged a corruption case, has moved a special courtseeking the release of his laptop, iPad and cash seized during the investigation. Kumar submitted that his articles should be returned as investigation was over and the items would be of no use to […]

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PSU Bank official, three pvt persons jailed in corruption case

A senior official of Union Bank of India and three others have been sentenced to varying jail terms of two to four years for cheating and causing a loss of Rs 1.5 crore to the bank by a Delhi court, which said plunder of public exchequer cannot be permitted at any cost. The court said […]

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