DA case: SC to commence hearing agst Jaya’s acquittal on Feb 2

The Supreme Court today decided to commence final hearing from February 2 on various appeals including the one filed by Karnataka against acquittal of AIADMK Chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others in the disproportionate assets case. “We will start the hearing from February 2 and will hear the matter on February […]

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DA case: 88-yr-old ex-joint secretary jailed for a year

An 88-year-old former joint secretary in the Ministry of Commerce has been sentenced to one year in jail by a Delhi court in an over 30-year-old case for amassing disproportionate assets of over Rs 23 lakh. The court awarded the jail term to Krishan Bahadur, resident of East of Kailash here, saying that if people […]

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Court rejects CBI’s closure report in DA case

A court here has rejected a CBI closure report pertaining to a disproportionate assets case against a Superintendent Engineer of Delhi Jal Board (DJB), saying it was filed on the basis of “unfounded fear” and “fanciful apprehension”. Special Judge Manoj Jain said “I, therefore, return the closure report with direction to CBI to have a […]

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DA case: INLD chief OP Chautala appears before Delhi court

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala on Friday appeared before a Delhi court in connection with a disproportionate assets (DA) case and sought exemption from appearance which was opposed by CBI. The 79-year-old politician turned up before Special CBI Judge Manu Rai Sethi in pursuance to his direction to remain present in […]

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Court allows 97 more witnesses in Chautala’s DA case

CBI has allowed by the court here in Delhi to bring 97 additional witnesses, missed out earlier due to “inadvertence”, against INLD leader Abhay Chautala, younger son of five-time Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala facing trial a disproportionate assets (DA) case. Special CBI Judge Manu Rai Sethi allowed the agency’s plea to lead 97 additional prosecution witnesses and also 44 documents […]

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CBI can investigate DA case against Mayawati: SC

“CBI is free to investigate the disproprotionate assets case against former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati that could spell fresh trouble for her,” according to Supreme court. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and Dipak Misra, who had quashed the proceedings against her on July 6 last year, said that it had passed the earlier […]

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SC permits Sasikala to inspect documents in DA case

The Supreme Court today permitted Sasikala Natrajan, a close aide of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, to inspect certain documents filed by the probe agency in the disproportionate assets case pending against them before a Bangalore trial court. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and Ranjan Gogoi while allowing Sasikala’s plea said that the same […]

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SC dismisses Jagan’s plea against his arrest in DA case

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition of YSR Congress leader Y S Jaganmohan Reddy challenging his arrest in a disproportionate assets (DA) case.  A bench of justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai, however, sought response of CBI on a separate petition by Reddy, who is an MP, seeking bail in the matter. […]

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Corruption cases continue to haunt Mayawati

Mayawati,Bahajun Samaj Party(BSP) supremo and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) may have got relief in the disproportionate assets (DA) case from the Supreme Court but corruption cases will continue to chase her. While the 2003 Taj Heritage Corridor Scam is still pending in the Allahabad high court, her name is also being taken […]

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