Vijay Mallya offers to repay banks Rs 4000 crore by September

Vijay Mallya

Industrialist Vijay Mallya, who owes more than Rs 9000 crore to a consortium of 17 banks, today submitted to the Supreme Court a repayment plan of Rs 4000 crore by September this year. The top court has asked the consortium led by the State Bank of India (SBI) to respond to the liquor baron’s proposal….

BCCI paying the price for past mistakes: Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur

The Supreme Court has told them to fall in line and even though the BCCI is “not looking for an escape route” from the Lodha committee recommendations on reforms, its secretary Anurag Thakur on Friday said the Board has “every right to deliberate” on the pros and cons of the report. “The BCCI is not…

Sanjay Dutt to be released from jail in February

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt will be out of the Yerwada Jail in Pune in the last week of February. The Bollywood actor, who was convicted by the Supreme Court for illegal possession of arms in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, will walk out a free man. Based on his conduct, the Jail authorities have decided to cut…

Congress hardens stand on Arun Jaitley, demands SIT probe

Arun Jaitley,

The Congress on Monday kicked up a ruckus in both Houses of Parliament to press for Arun Jaitley’s resignation and a Supreme Court-monitored probe into alleged corruption in Delhi’s cricket association when the finance minister headed the DDCA. The party demanded that a CBI special investigation team, supervised by the top court, probe the alleged scam,…

Need to reconsider SC orders on 377, NJAC, says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the Supreme Court’s judgment against gay sex as well as its recent decision to strike down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) need to be “reconsidered”. Underlining that an elected government and the parliament’s sovereignty are as much a part of the basic structure as independence…

SC refuses urgent hearing on Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship row

Rahul Gandhi

The Supreme Court Tuesday refused urgent hearing on a plea seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself as a British national before company law authorities there. “There is no urgency in the matter,” a bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu said…

Man Up and Move Out: Supreme Court to Actor Aditya Pancholi

Aditya Pancholi

Actor Aditya Pancholi has been ordered by the Supreme Court to vacate his Mumbai home by the end of the year. “You are a big man. You can buy a flat. Your conduct (harassing the landlord) is not acceptable.” Mr Pancholi, 50, has been fighting a court case over the house for nearly three decades….

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti sent to two-day policy custody

Somnath Bharti

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…

Congress alleges ‘biggest’ mines scam in Rajasthan

Vasundhara Raje

Congress on Friday alleged a scam of Rs 45,000 crore in the allocation of mines in Rajasthan and demanded the immediate resignation of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje along with a Supreme Court-monitored CBI probe into the matter. Months after the party led a clamour for her sacking over the Lalit Modi row, Congress held Raje…