Ex-BSP MP’s son who brandished gun at 5-star hotel surrenders

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New Delhi:Former BSP MP son Ashish Pandey who had brandished pistol at guests and threatened them in the foyer of a five-star hotel here surrendered before a court here Thursday. A surrender application, filed through lawyer S P M Triathi, said that Pandey, the son of former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) lawmaker Rakesh Pandey, has… Read more »

Coal allocation scam: Court grants bail to Jindal & others

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NEW DELHI: The Patiala House Court in New Delhi on Monday granted bail to industrialist and Congress leader Naveen Jindal and 14 others, in connection with the allocation of the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand. Apart from Jindal, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd’s then adviser Anand Goel, Mumbai’s Essar Power Ltd’s Executive Vice-Chairman Sushil Kumar Maroo,… Read more »

Major General, 6 Others Sentenced for Life in 24-year-old fake encounter case

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DIBRUGARH: A Summary General Court Martial (SGCM) of the Indian Army has convicted seven army personnel, including a dismissed Major General, in a 24-year-old fake encounter case, sentencing them to life in prison. However, army officials said that the judgment of life imprisonment needs to be confirmed by the competent authority, which can take a few months. Major… Read more »

HC tells Punjab government to Issue Advance Notice To Ex-Police Chief

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CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday directed the Punjab government to give a week’s notice to the former top cop in case police proposes to arrest him before taking any action against the former top cop. Punjab’s former Director General of Police Sumedh Singh Saini, appointed by the previous Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)-BJP government and… Read more »

SC Dismisses Kamal Nath, Sachin Pilot’s Plea on Voters’ List

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed petitions filed by senior Congress leaders  Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot, which they had requested the apex court to direct the Election Commission to provide voters’ list in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in text format. A bench of justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said “we have dismissed… Read more »

Black Money case: HC extends till Nov 2, dispensing with the appearance of Chidambaram’s kin

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CHENNAI: In a matter related to non-disclosure of foreign properties on Friday,  the Madras High Court extended till November two, with the appearance of former Union minister P Chidambaram’s family members. This case has been filed against them by the Income Tax Department. A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad, has already reserved its order on the… Read more »

NGT sent summons to Delhi govt official on action plan on climate change

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NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has summoned the Environment Department official, Delhi for the entire information about the changes made by the government in the State Action Plan (SAPCC) on climate change. A bench headed by  Raghuvendra S Rathore and expert member Satyawan Singh Garbyal directed the Deputy Secretary or concerned senior scientist of the… Read more »

CBI to Prob corruption charges against TN CM Palaniswami

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CHENNAI: In a major setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the allegations against Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in awarding multi-core road contracts to his relatives. Justice A D Jagdish ordered the CBI investigation to be headed by an officer of the rank of Superintendent… Read more »

Funds for Durga Puja committees: SC refuses to stay WB decision to grant Rs 28 crore

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday refused to stay the decision of the West Bengal government to grant 28 crore rupees Durga puja committees across the state. The court, however, refused to interfere with the decision, saying the amount must be distributed only through the state police. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta, however,… Read more »