2G scam: Morani’s bail plea dismissed

A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Cineyug Films’ founder Karim Morani, named as co-conspirator of 2G spectrum allocation scam, saying his health report was normal. “In view of the medical condition of the accused being normal and stable, I am satisfied that no case for […]

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No bail for Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar

DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV Managing Director Sharad Kumar were Friday headed to jail after a special Central Bureau of Investigation court rejected their bail pleas. The two were named co-conspirators in the 2G spectrum scam […]

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Mahesh Bhupathi’s plea on tax relief dismissed

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition by Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi seeking tax relief on Rs.28,50,000 which he said his father spent on his training from 1989-90 to 1993-94. Mahesh said that, as per the memorandum of understanding between him and his father C.G.K. Bhupathi, he has to pay annual installments of […]

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Plea questioning reliability of voting machines dismissed

The Gujarat High Court Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). A bench of Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya and Justice Anant Dave dismissed the petition as it was not filed as per the new rules for filing PILs. Petitioner Girish Das, an advocate, told the court that […]

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Plea on right to property dismissed

The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition seeking restoration of right to own property as a fundamental right. An apex court bench of Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia, Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan and Justice Swatanter Kumar said that such a right was inconsistent with the principle of socialism enshrined in the preamble of constitution. Chief Justice Kapadia, […]

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Natwar Singh’s plea dismissed in oil-for-food scam

The petition filed by former Union Minister, Natwar Singh and his son regarding Iraq’s oil-for-food scam, has been rejected by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct 5. Buzz up!when Delhi High Court dismissed their plea, Singh again appealed before the Supreme Court by seeking documents of Volcker and R S Pathak Committees which had investigated […]

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Rathore’s appeal dismissed in Ruchika molestation case

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal filed by disgraced former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore against his conviction and sentence of 18 months’ jail by a court here in the 1990 Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. Justice Jitender Chauhan, in a stinging remark, said that Rathore’s conduct was ‘shameful’ and he did […]

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Petition for cancellation of 2G spectrum allotments dismissed

Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy seeking cancellation of 2G spectrum licences granted to 122 companies on first-come first-served basis. A division bench of Justices Deepak Misra and Manmohan also dismissed his plea seeking direction to the Prime Ministers’ Office to grant permission to initiate criminal proceedings […]

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Kerala’s plea against roadside meetings ban dismissed

The Kerala High Court on Friday dismissed the review petition of the state government against the ban on holding roadside public meetings. Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said the government would appeal to higher courts. A division bench of Justice C N Ramachandran Nair and Justice P S Gopinathan said they saw no reason why the […]

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