Maharashtra: BJP corporator gets 5-yr RI in bribery case.

A BJP corporator was on Wednesday sentenced to five years’ rigorous imprisonment by a court here in Maharashtra for taking bribe in 2014. District Judge (special Anti-Corruption Bureau cases) P P Jadhav pronounced Varsha Bhanushali, the corporator in the BJP-ruled Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) of Thane district, guilty under provisions of the Prevention of […]

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Court sends Ex. Sr. IAS Officer to Custody in a Land Grabbing Case on Complaint of Ex. District Judge

Retired IAS officer Umrao Salodia & 5 others were remanded in custody on Monday till Sept 5 for their involvement in a land grabbing case which was registered in 2013 & investigated by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). The case was filed by 7 stakeholders who accused Salodia, the then chairman of the revenue board, & other officials […]

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Woman maintenance plea dismissed for hiding salary

A local court has dismissed a woman’s appeal for maintenance from her estranged husband on the ground that she had concealed details of her employment and salary from it. Additional District Judge Gurnam Singh dismissed the woman’s application seeking maintenance saying the woman had concealed the fact that she was employed and her salary was […]

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Order on in camera trial, media restraint in rape case upheld

A petition which challenged the order for in camera hearing and a ban on media reporting of the December 16 gangrape case was dismissed on Wednesday by the district judge who said it was “mandatory” to hold in camera proceedings in a case of rape and related offences, and that the magistrate had been “duty […]

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Court issues production warrant against Abu Jundal

Let Terrorist and 26/11 Mumbai attack key handler Abu Jundal was ordered to be produced before it by a Delhi court on November 26 as he could not appear before it after expiry of his judicial custody period. District Judge (DJ) I S Mehta issued a production warrant against Jundal for his appearance in the […]

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Ghaziabad lawyers seek transfer of district judge

The Ghaziabad Bar Association Wednesday demanded the transfer of the district judge in connection with the provident fund (PF) scam. The bar also demanded a high level inquiry into the circumstances in which a court clerk committed suicide in a court room Tuesday. “In view of the Central Bureau of Investigation complaint before the Supreme […]

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