Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrests several people in National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) bribery case

New Delhi: The CBI has arrested several people for alleged bribery by National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) Limited officers in clearing bills pertaining to construction of BSF border outposts, officials said on Monday. The details of the arrested people are awaited, they said. It is alleged that NPCC Zonal Manager Rakesh Mohan Kotwal, Manger NPC […]

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Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea of 5 more rebel MLAs on Tuesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly speaker to accept their resignation. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, […]

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High Court grants protection to Uttar Pradesh MLA’s daughter, her husband

New Delhi: Sakshi Mishra, who claimed she and her husband Ajitesh Kumar were feeling threatened by her MLA father Rajesh Mishra for marrying outside caste, were granted protection by the Allahabad High Court on Monday. Justice Siddharth Verma granted protection to Sakshi and Ajitesh who had asked for security contending that there is a threat […]

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to appear before Ahmedabad court in defamation case

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will appear before a metropolitan magistrate’s court here Friday for the hearing of a criminal defamation suit filed against him by Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its chairman Ajay Patel. Gandhi would appear before the court, said Gujarat Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi. “Since the summons was also issued to […]

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High Court dismisses MBBS aspirants’ plea against Maratha quota

New Delhi: The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by a group of students, aspiring to enroll in the MBBS course, against the Maharashtra government’s decision to implement reservation for the Maratha community in admissions to medical colleges from this year. A division bench of Justices S C Dharmadhikari and Gautam Patel, […]

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Supreme Court allows 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs to meet Speaker, asks him to take decision during the day

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed 10 rebel MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka to meet the assembly Speaker at 6 pm to convey to him their decision to resign. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to decide on the resignation of the MLAs during the […]

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searches three districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with illegal mining scam

New Delhi: The CBI is carrying out searches at various locations in three districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with an illegal mining scam, officials said Wednesday. The searches started this morning in Hamirpur, Fatehpur and Bulandshahr, they said. Further details are awaited as the operation is still on and may be expanded during the […]

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10 rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) move Supreme Court

New Delhi: Ten rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, alleging that the Assembly Speaker has been deliberately not accepting their resignations. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the rebel MLAs, and assured him that it […]

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Madras High Court grants one month parole to Rajiv Gandhi case convict Nalini

New Delhi: The Madras High Court Friday granted one month parole to Nalini Sriharan, serving life sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, after she argued her plea in person for seeking the relief to make arrangements for her daughter’s wedding. A division bench of Justice M M Sundaresh and Justice M Nirmal Kumar also […]

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Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi to appear before Patna court on Saturday

New Delhi: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi will appear before a court here on Saturday in connection with a defamation suit filed against him by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi. The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader had filed the case before the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s (CJM) court here in April, taking exception […]

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