Long arm of the law
Jun 26, 2014
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday July 27, 2015
On the eve of the hearing of '93 Mumbai blast death row convict Yakub Memon's appeal by the Supreme Court, a group of eminent citizens - including politicians, jurists and retired judges - submitted a fresh mercy petition to President Pranab Mukherjee, urging him to commute the death sentence.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
Noted jurist Ram Jethmalani today attacked the Centre's defence of the new law on appointment of judges saying it would compromise with the independence of the judiciary and give primacy to the executive.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The Shiv Sena has criticised former union minister Sharad Pawar for an admission that he had rejected underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's offer to surrender, because of his conditions.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sharad Pawar has confirmed that he was approached by a senior lawyer over underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim's willingness to surrender during his tenure as chief minister.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Wednesday June 10, 2015
On a day he was sworn in as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner, KV Chowdary told NDTV that his meetings with former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha were not improper. Mr Chowdary's appointment has been mired in controversy after questions raised by senior lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Ram Jethmalani on his past.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani today announced his "break-up" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said his "diminishing respect" for PM Modi has "ended".
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Thursday April 30, 2015
Senior advocate and lawmaker Ram Jethmalani today told the Contrition Bench of the Supreme Court that the presence of a politician in the panel to select judges would lead to corruption in the judiciary.
Delhi News | Written by Sonal Mehrotra | Monday April 20, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal has invited the bureaucracy to forge a partnership with his government to collectively deliver good governance. The Delhi government, he said, was planning to implement a system of awards and punishments for the bureaucracy.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
The Madhya Pradesh High Court today stayed an FIR against Governor Ram Naresh Yadav by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with recruitment scam, asking the prosecuting agency not to take any "coercive action" against him.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 12, 2015
Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani said on Saturday that the government should have no voice in the selection of judges as it may cause prejudice in its favour being the biggest litigant in courts.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday October 30, 2014
The investigation into who has hidden money in foreign bank accounts will be completed by March 31, the deadline set by the Supreme Court, said Justices MB Shah and A Pasayat in an exclusive interview to NDTV. Justice Pasayat stressed that "the biggest names will be caught. Whoever has looted this country will be caught and punished - economically ...
India News | Written by Suparna Singh | Wednesday October 29, 2014
A list of 627 Indians with bank accounts at HSBC in Switzerland has been given in a sealed envelope to the Supreme Court, which yesterday sharply rebuked the government for its handling of attempts to recover untaxed or black money stashed abroad.
Opinion | MK Venu | Monday October 27, 2014
Inadequate and inappropriate action, writes MK Venu.
Monday October 27, 2014
Pradip Burman's name, part of the affidavit that contained two other names, was submitted by the Centre before the Supreme Court today.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday October 8, 2014
J Jayalalithaa's lawyers have said they will move the Supreme Court against her bail plea being rejected on Tuesday by the Karnataka High Court. The former Tamil Nadu chief minister has been in jail for 10 days now, after being convicted and arrested in a corruption case.
Thursday May 1, 2014
The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to hand over the details of 26 account holders who allegedly stashed black money or undeclared income in LGT Bank in Liechtenstein, seen as a tax haven.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday April 22, 2014
The Supreme Court today censured the government for failing to take strong steps to recover the black money or undeclared income stashed by Indians in the tax haven of Lichenstein.
A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Sahara chief's counsel Ram Jethmalani told the top court that conditions in Tihar Jail are over-crowded and "we found an international buyer but which international buyer would go to Tihar for negotiate".
Wednesday March 5, 2014
Roy is being held in a cell at Tihar jail, India's largest, with two other Sahara directors. Satish Kishanchandani, a lawyer representing Sahara said it is urgent to find a solution.
India News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Thursday January 30, 2014
The three men convicted of killing former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi moved the Supreme Court today seeking commutation of their death sentence.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 29, 2013
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the CBI on Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad's petition for bail.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday October 31, 2013
LK Advani, Narendra Modi and Atal Behari Vajpayee asked to respond to a defamation suit by lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who has challenged his expulsion from the BJP.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
Bharatiya Janata Party and its Parliamentary Board members were today directed by the Delhi High Court to respond to former Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani's plea challenging his expulsion by the Board in May this year.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday October 23, 2013
The Supreme Court today slammed former Army chief General VK Singh for his comments against the judiciary. The Court said, "We welcome criticism of our judgment but not motives If one can make such remarks against the highest court like this we are heading for bad days"