Free Press Journal
  • HPCL corruption case: Special CBI court acquits two

    Mumbai: A special CBI court here has acquitted two persons in a corruption case, citing lack of evidence and the prosecution’s failure to prove the charges. Special judge P S Tarare recently acquitted a former convener of the Oil Sector Officers Association (OSOA), Ashok Singh, and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)executive Shishir Kumar Dubey.

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    SC refuses to rush hearing of Salman’s hit-and-run case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to fast-track hearing of the 2002 hit-and-run case of Bollywood actor Salman Khan killing one person sleeping on Mumbai’s footpath even while admitting the Maharashtra Government’s petition challenging his acquittal by the Bombay High Court on December 10.

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    Mumbai Police implicating me, insists Salman Khan

    New Delhi : Asking the Supreme Court to dismiss the Maharashtra government’s petition challenging his acquittal in the 2002 hit-and-run case, actor Salman Khan on Wednesday said that the Mumbai Police was trying to falsely implicate him.

  • Car rams into BRTS railings, masjid wall

    Indore : A speeding car first rammed into the railings of BRTS Corridor, deflected and then hit the boundary wall of a mosque. No loss of life was reported in the accident.

  • Ashok Singh re-elected RJD UP chief

    Lucknow – Ashok Singh was today re-elected president of the Uttar Pradesh unit of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) unopposed.

  • Ashok Singh was driving the car, not Salman: Lawyer to HC

    Mumbai : Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s lawyer today reiterated his main defence in the 2002 hit-and- run case that it was the actor’s family driver Ashok Singh who was driving the car and not Salman himself.

  • BJP won 14 out of 20 Assembly bye-polls

    BHOPAL: By-polls have become a regular feature ever since BJP came to power in the state. In the past 11 years, the state has witnessed by-polls in 20 Assembly constituencies. As far as victory is concerned, BJP won on 14 seats, Congress on 5 while one seat was won by Samajwadi party. In 2004, Ashok Singh of Congress won Balaghat seat while Dashrath Singh of BJP won Nohta seat. In three by-polls

  • 2 debt-ridden men commit suicide

    Indore : Two men committed suicide due to financial difficulties at separate places here on Monday. The police have registered cases in both the instances and are conducting investigations based on the suicide notes found on their persons.

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    Salman gets 5-yr jail in hit-and-run case, moves HC

    Mumbai : In a jolt to Salman Khan, a sessions court today sentenced him to five years rigorous imprisonment in the 2002 hit-and-run case after which the actor was arrested. The Bollywood superstar’s lawyers immediately moved the Bombay High Court for bail and a stay on his conviction. The application will be heard at 4 pm.

  • Salman Khan verdict May 6

    Mumbai :  The Mumbai Sessions Court Additional Sessions Judge D. W. Deshpande will pronounce on May 6 verdict in the 13-year-old hit and run case involving actor Salman Khan, in which one person was killed and four were injured.

  • Salman was driving the car, says prosecution

    Mumbai : Contesting Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s defence that his driver was driving the Toyota Land Cruiser at the time of the 2002 hit-and-run mishap, prosecution on Monday asserted before the trial court that the superstar was very much behind the wheel.

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    Prosecution runs over Salman’s defence

    Mumbai :  The prosecution on Wednesday rejected actor Salman Khan’s defence that it was his driver Ashok Singh who was driving his vehicle at the time of the 2002 mishap, saying it appears to be a “brought up” witness whose contention was belated and introduced at the fag-end of the trial.

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    Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Final arguments from tomorrow

    Mumbai : A day after Salman Khan’s driver Ashok Singh testified before the sessions court here that he was driving the car at the time of 2002 mishap for which the Bollywood actor has been charged, the defence today said it did not want to examine more witnesses.

  • Tawang chopper service resumes

    Itanagar: After a gap of 31 months, chopper service was re-introduced in Tawang district, bordering China with the Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd (PHHL) resuming its passenger services between Naharlagun, Guwahati and Tawang.