Documents related to Rafale case deal stolen from Defence Ministry

 The government Wednesday told the Supreme Court that documents related to the Rafale fighter jet deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry and threatened The Hindu newspaper with the Official Secrets Act for publishing articles based on them. Those who put documents on the Rafale deal in the public domain are guilty under the […]

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Defence Ministry not giving land to shift 99-yr-old school: AAP government to Delhi High Court

The AAP government has told the Delhi High Court that since the Centre was refusing to hand over land to shift a 99-year-old school, whose building is in a dilapidated state, the students studying there would be relocated to other schools from the next academic year. At a meeting held on November 28 last pursuant […]

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Court discharges Abhishek Verma in graft case

Arms dealer Abhishek Verma, his wife and others were discharged by special court today in a CBI case involving alleged payments to some officials to influence the Defence Ministry to keep a German firm out of the government’s blacklist. Special CBI Judge Anju Bajaj Chandna also discharged Verma and his Romanian wife Anca Verma in […]

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Relief on defence transfer order only in “rarest of rare” cases: Bombay HC

Observing that transfer orders of the Defence Ministry can be cancelled only in “rarest of rare” circumstances, the Bombay High Court today asked an army officer to find out if facilities for taking care of his mentally and physically disabled child are available in the city where he is to be transferred. A division bench […]

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SC seeks current status of 1971 Prisoners of Wars languishing in Pakistan jails

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to inform it about the current status of 54 Indians Prisoners of War (PoW), languishing in Pakistan jails since 1971, and took strong note of submission that though Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has provided the information, the Defence Ministry is yet to do the same. “The […]

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Trial court adjourns Adarsh hearing, awaits HC ruling

The Special CBI court here today adjourned the hearing for `taking cognisance’ of chargesheet in the Adarsh Society case, saying that it would be necessary to await Bombay High Court’s ruling on the issue of CBI’s jurisdiction. “The court observed that it would be appropriate to wait for the High Court’s order to maintain judicial […]

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