Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Keen to end tariq-pe-tariq, Chhagan Bhujbal team ups the ante for bail

    Mumbai: After the Supreme Court struck down Section 45 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), it has boosted prospects of former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s bail. Interestingly, Bhujbal’s bail application was filed in July this year and since then it has only been ‘tariq pe tariq’ – a much popular line from Damini, a Hindi film.

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    Mumbai: ED opposes Chhagan Bhujbal’s bail plea

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday vehemently opposed the application moved by former deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal, seeking bail. The central agency claimed that Bhujbal has given an explanation of only Rs 30 crore out of the total Rs 847 crore, the amount which he is accused of siphoning and laundering.

  • Mumbai: Chhagan Bhujbal waits for bail, ED attaches his properties

    Mumbai: Just prior to the hearing on former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s application for bail, the ED has attached former’s properties, which the agency claims are worth Rs 20.41 crores. Interestingly, these properties include the house willed to Bhujbal by his grandmother and another which he had got under the MLA quota.

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    Supreme Court refuses bail to jilted lover who stabbed Mumbai girl

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused bail to a man from Ahmedabad who was awarded life sentence for assaulting a girl – he was apparently in love with – in her Mumbai office in October 2000, leaving her paralysed below waist. The Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi dismissed the appeal of Pranjay Purushotam Goradia (37) who was sentenced by the Bombay High Court in 2013 after hearing

  • Bombay High Court dismisses Ramesh Kadam’s plea to raise Manjula Shetye murder case in monsoon session of State Assembly

    Mumbai: In a setback to the jailed Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ramesh Kadam, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed his plea seeking one week bail. He had sought the temporary bail to attend the ongoing monsoon session and apprise the State Assembly with the malpractices and irregularities in the Byculla jail, that led to death of convict Manjula Shetye.

  • Malegaon blast case: Plea in Supreme Court against bail to Sadhvi Pragya

    New Delhi: A petition was filed on Thursday in the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court’s order granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. The plea has sought a stay on the high court’s April 25 order granting bail to her. The high court had granted her the relief saying there was “no prima facie evidence against her”.

  • Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail, victims to move SC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, nearly nine years after her arrest. However, the plea by her co-accused — former Army officer Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit — was rejected by the High Court. Purohit had challenged a lower court’s rejection of his bail plea.

  • Bihar Road Rage: SC to hear plea challenging Rocky Yadav’s bail

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a Bihar Government’s plea challenging the bail granted by the Patna High Court to Rocky Yadav, the main accused in the killing of Aditya Sachdeva in a road rage case in Gaya on May 7.

  • Saradha accused Madan Mitra gets bail

    Kolkata, Former West Bengal minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra was on Friday granted bail by a court here, over 21 months after his arrest in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam.

  • HC asks Kanhaiya to move trial court for regular bail

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today refused to hear JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar’s application for regular bail in a sedition case, asking him to approach a sessions court for the same.

  • Virat Kohli’s Pakistani fan gets bail

    Islamabad: The Pakistani fan of Indian cricketer who was arrested for hoisting an Indian flag, was granted bail by a court in the country’s Punjab province.

  • Sedition case: Hardik’s bail plea junked in ‘larger interest’

    Ahmedabad : The sessions court here today rejected the bail pleas of Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and two of his aides, who are behind the bars in a sedition case, observing that they may resort to similar unlawful activities and disturb the law and order situation in Gujarat.

  • TMC leader Madan Mitra, accused in the Saradha chit fund scam, arrives at a local court to surrender himself in Kolkata on Thursday.

    Calcutta HC cancels ex-min’s bail in chit fund scam case

    Kolkata : In an unprecedented judgement, a Calcutta High Court division bench on Thursday rejected the bail of former West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra, who was allegedly involved in the multi-crore Saradha scam, and directed him to immediately surrender before the additional sub-divisional judicial magistrate of Alipore.

  • Kripashankar, four family members get interim bail

    Mumbai : A sessions court on Tuesday granted interim bail to former Maharashtra minister Kripashankar Singh and four members of his family in connection with a disproportionate assets case.