Congratulations, you’ve won! The reality behind online frauds

Ghaziabad: It’s amazing how often we get a message or a phone call telling us we have won something or the other. These glad tidings share plenty of similarities: the winner is notified that he has won a handsome sum of money or a commodity in a certain bill and must contact the concerned official […]

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NGT takes note of encroachments on Ghaziabad green belts

A plea alleging illegal encroachments in the green belts of Ghaziabad area in the National Capital Region (NCR) has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek responses from the Uttar Pradesh government and others. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim issued notices to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB ), UP pollution control board, […]

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NGT junks plea to demolish Haj House in Ghaziabad noting that the structure does not fall on the floodplains of river Hindon

The National Green Tribunal has junked a plea seeking demolition of a building for Haj pilgrims in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, noting that the structure does not fall on the floodplains of river Hindon. A bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice U D Salvi (retired) dismissed the petition filed by an NGO and a […]

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FCI scam: CBI court sentences 2 contractors to 3 years in jail

A special CBI court in Ghaziabad has sentenced two contractors to three years in jail for cheating the Food Corporation of India (FCI) of about Rs 6 lakh 33 years ago, CBI counsel Naeem Rasa said. CBI court magistrate Anil Kumar also slapped fine on the convicts yesterday. According to the CBI counsel, the two […]

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Aarushi murder case appeal: Allahabad HC likely to deliver verdict

The Allahabad High Court is expected to deliver its verdict tomorrow on an appeal filed by Rajesh and Nupur Talwar challenging a CBI court order convicting them for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in 2008. The couple were awarded life sentence by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad on November […]

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Explain reasons for not sealing illegal borewells: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttar Pradesh government and the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) to file an explanation for not sealing illegal borewells in Ghaziabad and Hapur districts which were installed without the consent of authorities. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim rapped the CGWA and the SDM concerned for not […]

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SC agrees to hear plea for CBI probe in boy’s death in school

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday the plea of a man, whose 9-year-old son died last month allegedly under mysterious circumstances in a private school in Ghaziabad, seeking a CBI probe in the case. The plea has been filed amid an ongoing uproar over the death of a 7-year-old boy in the […]

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‘Maintain greenery along roads in Ghaziabad’

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) to expedite the work of maintaining roads and pavements with sufficient green cover. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim passed the order after noting the submission of the municipal commissioner who said a sum of Rs 2.77 crore has been sanctioned and allocated […]

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Allahabad HC issues show cause notice to Ghaziabad CBI court judge

Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court has issued a show cause notice to a judge of the special CBI court at Ghaziabad for not setting free from jail an undertrial for more than a month, even after allowing her bail plea, under “the pretext of verification of bail bonds”. A division bench comprising Justices Tarun Agarwala and […]

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Life term awarded to two in murder case in Ghaziabad

A local court today awarded life imprisonment to two persons accused of killing their friend fifteen years ago. Additional District Judge Satya Praksh Tripathi awarded life term to Aasif Ali and Kanhaiya and imposed a fine of Rs 17,000 on both, additional district government counsel Anil Sharma said. The main accused in the case, Pramod […]

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