Tamil Nadu News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday December 19, 2011
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has expelled her close aide, Sasikala Natarajan, and 11 of her relatives from her party, the AIADMK. No reason has officially been given for the drastic step. Those who've been handed the pink slip include Sasikala's husband, Natarajan; her nephew and former MP T T V Dinakaran; and Sudhakaran, Jayalalithaa's...
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 12, 2011
The Rajya Sabha will take up on August 17 the impeachment proceedings of Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen. The motion will be taken up at 3 pm.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 29, 2011
Justice PD Dinakaran, who is facing probe on charges of corruption and misconduct, has resigned as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court. In his resignation letter to the Chief Justice of India, he says he was targeted by vested interests.The resignation comes a day ahead of the hearing of the three-member inquiry committee appointed by the Ra...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 19, 2011
Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has reconstituted a panel probing charges against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran following the Supreme Court directions to remove jurist P P Rao from the committee.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday July 5, 2011
Justice PD Dinakaran, being investigated for corruption, came in for scathing criticism by the Supreme Court today.Mr Dinakaran is currently the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court. He is being investigated by a three-member committee, appointed by the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Vice President Hamid Ansari.The formal inquiry began after ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 29, 2011
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court Wednesday permitted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to appeal against the acquittal of all 17 accused in the 2007 Tamil daily Dinakaran arson case.A lower court in December 2009 acquitted the accused in the incident in which three employees of the daily were burnt to death.Except for a police off...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 29, 2011
The Supreme Court today stayed the pre-impeachment probe by a Rajya Sabha-appointed panel into allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice PD Dinakaran.The apex court passed the order on a plea by Justice Dinakaran, expressing apprehension of biased probe against him by the three-member panel, comprisin...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 26, 2011
Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran today moved the Supreme Court seeking stay of the impeachment proceedings initiated against him for alleged misconduct and corruption.Justice Dinakaran challenged the proceedings before a three-member Rajya Sabha-appointed inquiry panel which has been hearing the charges of alleged land grabbing and pos...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 20, 2011
Sikkim Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, facing impeachment proceedings for alleged misconduct, today sought recusal of senior advocate P P Rao from the three-member Rajya Sabha-appointed inquiry panel on the ground that he was biased. Justice Dinakaran also in his reply to the chargesheet framed against him said that the panel has "exceeded the jurisdi...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday March 19, 2011
Corruption, land-grab and abuse of judicial office are among the 16 charges framed against Justice PD Dinakaran, the former Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. Dinakaran is facing impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for alleged corruption.Other charges include violation of human rights, illegal encroachment, destruction of evidence and ma...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday July 30, 2010
The Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, PD Dinakaran, is being transferred to the Sikkim High Court. Dinakaran faces impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for alleged corruption.President Pratibha Patil has reportedly signed the transfer order. Last year, charges of corruption emerged when Dinakaran was recommended for promo...
India News | Maya Sharma, Vaidyanathan | Tuesday June 15, 2010
It's an open battle in a circle that's usually guarded - that of judges. For months, Justice D V Shylendra Kumar of the Karnataka High Court has been skirmishing with his controversial boss - Chief Justice PD Dinakaran. The conflict is now being heard by the Supreme Court. In regularly-updated blogs, Kumar has been critical of Dinakaran, who stands...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2010
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the interim orders of Karnataka High Court judge, Justice D V Shylendra Kumar, questioning the administrative decisions of Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, who is facing corruption and land grab charges."Under the facts and circumstances of the case, we feel it fit to stay the interim orders passed by the division be...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 24, 2010
The probe against Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinankaran, facing land-grabbing and graft charges, is likely to be further delayed.
India News | Maya Sharma, A Vaidyanathan | Friday April 9, 2010
The Supreme Court collegium shifts Justice Dinakaran to the Sikkim High Court after he refuses to go on leave.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 5, 2010
In an apparent act of defiance, Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, who faces allegations of land grab that has stalled his elevation to Supreme Court, has not proceeded on leave as advised by the apex court collegium.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday April 3, 2010
The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan has advised Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran to go on leave.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday February 15, 2010
Justice P D Dinakaran, accused of grabbing government land, did not meet officials of the Survey of India at Tiruvallur. His wife met the officials in his place.Justice Dinakaran, accused of grabbing government land, is likely to meet officials of the Survey of India on Monday in the Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu to tell his version of the case...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 11, 2010
The Chief Justice of India has explained how a judge now charged with corruption was recommended for promotion to the Supreme Court.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday January 8, 2010
The Survey of India has begun mapping the 600 acre property in a village in Tiruvallur district, allegedly owned by Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday January 7, 2010
A Central team is at Thiruvallur in Tamil Nadu to investigate the land owned by Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P Dinakaran accused of corruption.The team will investigate whether he and his family members have encroached upon the land.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday December 25, 2009
Karnataka High Court Chief Justice PD Dinakaran who is facing charges of encroachment will get a chance to defend himself. A three-member team by the Survey of India will visit Chennai on the December 30 to probe into the allegations.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday December 19, 2009
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his intervention in Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran case.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday December 18, 2009
After the Centre rejects Justice Dinakaran's elevation to the Supreme Court, the top court's collegium dumps him.