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  • PIL alleges PIOs use tactics to deny info under RTI: Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response

    The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre’s reply on a PIL alleging that the public information officers (PIO) and the appellate authorities under the RTI Act are “resorting various tactics to avoid providing information” to information seekers. A division bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Jayant Nath issued notices to the Ministry […]

    ED attaches assets worth Rs. 5 crore belonging to Anil Bastawade in money laundering case

    The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth 5 crore Rs belonging to Anil Bastawade in connection with the alleged multi-crore money laundering case involving former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. The investigators claim that Bastawade is one of the crucial persons in the case and is being continuously grilled by ED sleuths since he was […]

    SC: CBI free to investigate DA case against Mayawati

    The Supreme Court today said CBI is free to investigate the disproprotionate assets case against former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati that could spell fresh trouble for her. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and Dipak Misra, who had quashed the proceedings against her on July 6 last year, said that it had passed the […]

    Indian-origin man convicted of murdering wife, 2 daughters sentenced to life imprisonment in Fiji

    An Indian-origin man, convicted of murdering his wife and two minor daughters, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by an court in Fiji. 33-year-old Bimlesh Dayal was sentenced by the high court in Suva, the capital of the island nation of Fiji, for murdering his wife Ranjini Rekha Singh and two daughters, Amisha and Anisha, […]

    SC commutes to life term the death sentence of murder convict

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence awarded to murder convict M N Das, whose mercy petition was rejected by then President Pratibha Patil. A bench headed by Justice G S Singhvi allowed the plea of Das who had approached the apex court for commutation of his death sentence on […]

    Coal scam: CBI affidavit very disturbing, says SC; calls for restoring independence of agency

    Supreme Court today termed as very disturbing the CBI’s Affidavit on sharing its report with the Law Minister and others on coalgate scam. The Apex Court slammed investigating agency for keeping the court in dark on the issue. A Division Bench of the Court called for restoring the independence of the CBI. It said that […]

    Additional Solicitor General Harin Rawal quits

    Additional Solicitor General Haren Raval resigned from the post in the wake of the controversy over his statement in the Supreme Court that the CBI probe report was not shared with anyone.Raval, who was replaced as the CBI counsel in the crucial hearing today, handed over his resignation to Law Minister Ashwani Kumar in the […]

    Ishrat Jahan case: Guj court reserves order on cop’s arrest warrant

    A special CBI court on Tuesday reserved its order on a revision application seeking the issuance of arrest warrant against IPS officer P P Pande, who is an accused in the 2004 alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others. Special CBI Judge Gita Gopi on Tuesday concluded the hearing and said that […]

    Changes were made in draft probe report on coal scam: CBI Dir

    Under attack for sharing the CBI probe report on coal blocks allocation scam with the govt, agency Director Ranjit Sinha admitted that changes were made in the draft report and he has given full details of this to the Supreme Court. Asked by reporters about the contents of the status report submitted to the apex […]

    1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court acquits Sajjan Kumar

    In a major relief to Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, a Delhi court acquitted him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case while convicting five others for being a part of the mob that killed five Sikhs in Delhi. District and Sessions Judge J R Aryan on Tuesday acquitted Kumar while convicting five others — Balwan Khokkar, […]