Eminent jurist and former Union minister Ram Jethmalani passed away.

Eminent jurist and former Union minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday at the age of 95, his family members said. Jethmalani breathed his last at 7.45 am at his official residence in New Delhi, his son Mahesh Jethmalani told PTI. Mahesh and other close acquaintances said Ram Jethmalani was not keeping well for a […]

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HC closes defamation suit on kejriwal after he apologised to Arun Jaitley

The Delhi High Court today closed the Rs 10 crore defamation suit filed by Union minister Arun Jaitley after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal apologised to him. Jaitley had filed this second defamation suit after Kejriwal’s former lawyer Ram Jethmalani allegedly “abused” him in open court during the proceedings of the original defamation suit against […]

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Arvind Kejriwal opposes a second Rs 10 cr defamation suit in Delhi High Court.

Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed a second Rs 10 crore defamation suit against him brought by Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi High Court over the use of an “objectionable” word by his former lawyer Ram Jethmalani. Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal claimed before Justice Manmohan that he had never […]

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Kejriwal denies instructing counsel to say defamatory words to

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today denied in the Delhi High Court that he gave any “specific and categorical” instruction to his previous counsel Ram Jethmalani to use certain defamatory words against Union minister Arun Jaitley. Kejriwal was refuting the claim of Jaitley that he had received a copy of a forwarded letter by Jethmalani addressed […]

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Let Kejriwal step into box, says Delhi HC; terms Jethmalani’s remarks scandalous

The Delhi High Court today termed as “scandalous” certain remarks made by Arvind Kejriwal’s lawyer Ram Jethmalani against Arun Jaitley during his cross examination in a civil defamation suit filed by the Union Minister. Justice Manmohan said if such remarks were made on instructions of Kejriwal, then he should “first step into the box and […]

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Lawyer representing Asaram quits

One of the lawyers representing self-styled godman Asaram on Wednesday quit citing personal reasons leading to which a court adjourned the ongoing cross examination of the teenage girl and also slapped a fine on the defence as no other lawyer was ready to further the proceedings. Counsel Jagmal Choudhary, who had been representing Asaram in […]

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SC issues notice over Lalu plea

The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice on RJD supremo Lalu Prasad‘s plea for transfer of trial in an alleged illegal assets case against him from the existing special CBI court in Jharkhand to any other court with competent jurisdiction. The apex court bench of Justice P. Sathasivam and Justice J. Chelameswar, while issuing the notice, also granted him interim suspension of further […]

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SC stays proceedings on Sahara group & Subrata Roy’s petition

Proceedings on plea filed by the Sahara group and its chief Subrata Roy has been stayed by the Supreme Court here in New Delhi. The plea was filed against refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors and attachment of their properties after the Sebi accused them of approaching different forums for delaying the process. A bench comprising by justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS Khehar […]

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SC stays proceedings on Sahara group & Subrata Roy’s petition

Proceedings on plea filed by the Sahara group and its chief Subrata Roy has been stayed by the Supreme Court here in New Delhi. The plea was filed against refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors and attachment of their properties after the Sebi accused them of approaching different forums for delaying the process.   A bench comprising by justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS […]

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BJP may revoke Ram Jethmalani’s suspension

According to the sources, “the suspension may be revoked of veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani from the BJP, for daring the party to act against him on the issue of appointment of CBI director.” Indications to this effect were available after Jethmalani met senior leader L K Advani and BJP chief Nitin Gadkari this morning. Jethmalani was […]

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