Court awards 2-yr jail to IASRI officer in graft case

An officer of the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI) has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a special court for taking bribe for issuing a transfer order. The court took a lenient view towards 55-year-old Krishan Pal Singh Gautam, who was posted as chief administrative officer in IASRI, considering family circumstances that he […]

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Graft case: Delhi court grants bail to ex-HC judge Quddusi

Former Chhattisgarh High Court judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi has “deep roots in the society” and cannot tamper with evidence, a Delhi court today said while granting him bail in connection with an alleged medical college corruption case. It, however, directed the 67-year-old former judicial officer to surrender his passport to the CBI within two days […]

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SC to decide CBI’s appeal against Karti on September 18

The Supreme Court today fixed on September 18 the appeal of the CBI challenging the Madras High Court order staying government’s look out circular against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, in a graft case. The FIR lodged by the CBI on May 15 had alleged irregularities in Foreign Investment Promotion Board […]

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Former military station officials get jail term for graft

A CBI court in Jodhpur today sentenced four-year rigorous imprisonment to a former assistant garrison engineer and a similar three-year term to another in a bribery case. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 3,000 on Janardan Parab and a fine of Rs 2,000 on Vijay Kumar, both former assistant garrison engineers. CBI had […]

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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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Graft case: TV actor Anuj Saxena surrenders in court

TV actor Anuj Saxena today surrendered before a Delhi court in connection with a graft case in which co-accused and senior bureaucrat B K Bansal, his wife and children committed suicide last year. Saxena, who was asked by the Delhi High Court to surrender by February 17, made himself available before Special Judge Gurdeep Singh. […]

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PWD engineer sent to 4 years in jail in graft case

A PWD engineer, accused of demanding and accepting bribe from a contractor, has been sent to four years in jail by a Special court. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry convicted 46-year-old Ved Prakash, who was working as an assistant engineer in Public Works Department (PWD), for the offences of taking illegal gratification and criminal misconduct by […]

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Order on bail for suspended judge’s hubby reserved

A special court today reserved its order on the bail plea of the husband of a judicial officer, arrested in a graft case in which she was allegedly caught by CBI while accepting bribe. Special CBI Judge Sanjeev Aggarwal fixed the matter for October 17 to pronounce the order on the bail application of accused […]

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Suspended judge’s husband moves court for bail in graft case

The husband of a judicial officer, arrested in a graft case in which she was allegedly caught by CBI while accepting bribe, has moved a special court seeking bail. The bail plea of accused Alok Lakhanpal, the husband of Rachna Tiwari Lakhanpal who was a senior civil judge at the Tis Hazari Court here, would […]

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Court grants bail to ex-IGNOU VC, others in graft case

Former Vice-Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and two others have been granted bail by a special court in a graft case for allegedly permitting two varsities to run distance learning courses in violation of norms. Special CBI Judge Anju Bajaj Chandna allowed the bail pleas of ex-IGNOU vice-chancellor V N Rajasekharan Pillai, […]

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