Delhi court

National Herald case: Court allows Subramanian Swamy's plea to summon documents

A Delhi court today allowed the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking summoning of documents from the Ministries of Finance, Urban Development and Corporate Affairs, Income Tax Department and other agencies in the National Herald case. Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen asked Swamy to file the process fee for sending summons to these departments, including Delhi Development Authority and the Registrar of Companies. During the brief hearing, Swamy told the court

Did not receive any money as DDCA Chief: Arun Jaitley tells court

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday told a Delhi court that he had not received any money from anybody during his tenure as DDCA President and charged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with deflecting attention from CBI probe “against a particular person” working with him. Jaitley alleged that Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders – Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Bajpai – had falsely stated that as

Arvind Kejriwal faces fresh court case for calling PM Modi coward and psychopath

A private criminal complaint has been filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a Delhi court for using “defamatory” words against Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the recent CBI raid at the office of his Principal Secretary. The complainant, an advocate, has sought Kejriwal’s prosecution under sections 124A (sedition) and 500 (defamation) of the IPC. The plea was filed at Tis Hazari Courts and it would come up for hearing on

National Herald case: Sonia Gandhi says she’s not scared of anyone

“I am the daughter-in-law of Indira Gandhi. I am not scared of anyone,” a combative Congress President Sonia Gandhi asserted on Tuesday, invoking the legacy of the late Prime Minister in the wake of the National Herald case. She was asked about the Delhi High Court rejecting their pleas for quashing the summons by a Delhi court against them in the National Herald case. Her remarks came as the metropolitan

AAP MLA Akhilesh Tripathi arrested in rioting case

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Akhilesh Tripathi was on Thursday held in a 2013 case of rioting and criminal intimidation and sent to judicial custody for two days by a Delhi court, the fifth lawmaker of the ruling party to be arrested. In pursuance of non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against Tripathi by the court earlier for his non-appearance, he was brought by police to the court which sent him to jail

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti sent to two-day policy custody

Controversial AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, arrested in the wee hours in connection a domestic violence and attempt to murder case, was today sent to police custody for two days by Delhi court. 41-year-old Bharti, who had surrendered before police last evening, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Manika who remanded the former Delhi Law Minister to police custody till October 1 after the investigating agency said some recoveries were to be

DA case: Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh moves court

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday moved a Delhi court, seeking a copy of the First Information Report (FIR) in a disproportionate assets case lodged against him by the CBI. Virbhadra Singh filed an application before Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge SC Rajan. The court will hear the plea later in the day. Singh had on Sunday said that he has “nothing to hide”, in his

AAP MLA caught in fake affidavit row

A Delhi court on Friday took cognisance of a complaint against Som Dutt, AAP MLA from Sadar Bazar, after BJP candidate Praveen Jain alleged that Dutt had filed incorrect information about his dependents in the affidavit while contesting Delhi Assembly elections of 2015. Praveen Jain, based on an RTI filed through his counsel Vivek Garg, told the court that while Dutt had denied any dependent in his affidavit on one

Sreesanth wanted to commit suicide in Tihar jail

Sreesanth contemplated “suicide” during his time at Tihar Jail but pacer S Sreesanth is now hoping to sing the redemption song and would approach the BCCI for lifting the life ban imposed on him from playing cricket by the Board. Sreesanth was last week exonerated in the 2013 spot-fixing IPL scandal by a Delhi Court. “I have sought an appointment with BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur. He has told a TV channel

Sunny Deol's Mohalla Assi release stayed by Delhi court

The release of Sunny Deol’s film Mohalla Assi has been stayed by a Delhi court. The film had stirred up protests in Varanasi and other parts of Uttar Pradesh after a trailer of the film, with some ‘objectionable content’ in it, found its way on the internet. The Chandra Prakash Dwivedi directorial has run into trouble following a trailer that was leaked on the internet about two weeks back. This

Delhi court admits plea on Smriti Irani's degree

A Delhi court on Wednesday admitted a petition challenging the academic credentials of Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, calling the plea “maintainable” and fixing August 28 as the date for the hearing. Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain took cognizance of the complaint and fixed the matter for recording of pre-summoning evidence on August 28. “It is held that the present complaint case is filed under limitation (of time). Cognizance is

Smriti Irani degree case: Delhi court likely to pronounce verdict today

A Delhi court may on Wednesday pronounce its verdict on a complaint lodged by freelance writer Ahmer Khan against Union HRD minister Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the Election Commission by giving ‘false’ information about her educational qualification. Khan had alleged that Irani in her three affidavits before the EC while filing nominations for her candidature for Lok Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha polls had purportedly given different details