Free Press Journal
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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.

  • Ghatkopar building collapse case: Sunil Shitap’s bail plea rejected by Sessions Court

    Mumbai: A sessions court on Monday rejected the bail plea moved by Sunil Shitap, the prime accused in the Ghatkopar building mishap case. This is the second consecutive time, wherein the court has turned down Shitap’s plea seeking bail. Earlier in August this year, the court had rejected Shitap’s application seeking bail. After this, he had challenged the orders in the Bombay High Court, however, he withdrew the same since the police

  • Mumbai: Judge recuses self in Mamta Kulkarni drug racket case

    Mumbai: Setting an example and giving out a message that the ‘judiciary is clean’, a judge of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday revealed that litigants made an attempt to ‘influence’ her. The judge accordingly refused to hear the bail plea filed by an accused in the alleged drug racket involving actress Mamta Kulkarni.

  • Indian Army transfer racket: Delhi court to hear argument on bail plea of accused

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday will continue hearing arguments on the bail plea of the accused in the Indian Army transfer posting racket case, in which officers allegedly paid lakh of rupees to manipulate their postings. Delhi’s Patiala House Court on July 13 extended the judicial custody of Lieutenant Colonel Ranganathan Suvramani Moni and middleman Gaurav Kohli till July 22 and arguments on bail till July 21 in connection with the

  • Supreme Court to hear Asaram Bapu’s bail plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today is set to hear the bail plea of self styled godman, Asaram Bapu, who is facing charges of rape.

  • Hema Upadhyay murder case: Chintan approaches Bombay HC for bail

    Mumbai: Artist Chintan Upadhyay, arrested in connection with the murder of his estranged wife Hema and her lawyer Haresh Bhambhani, has approached the Bombay High Court, seeking bail on the ground that he was falsely implicated.

  • Mumbai Sessions’ court set to hear Indrani’s bail plea

    Mumbai: Hearing on prime accused in Sheena Bora murder case, Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea will begin in the Mumbai Sessions’ court on Saturday morning. Indrani had, earlier, moved the sessions’ court seeking bail on medical grounds.

  • Salman Khan

    Bombay High Court to hear Salman Khan’s bail application today

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court will hear Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s appeal against his conviction in the 2002 hit-and-run case and his plea for bail on Friday. Advocate Amit Desai will appear for Salman’s bail application in the court. Salman himself, however, is not expected to appear. Meanwhile, security has been tightened outside the actor’s Galaxy Apartments residence in the Bandra area of Mumbai. On Wednesday, a Mumbai Sessions Court found Salman guilty of

  • HC rejectes bail plea of Abhishek Verma’s wife and a former IAF officer

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed the bail pleas of arms dealer Abhishek Verma’s Romanian wife Anca Maria Neacsu and a former Wing Commander of the Indian Air Force, Koka Rao, in a case registered against them by CBI for violation of Official Secrets Act (OSA). Anca and Rao’s bail pleas were rejected by the court in view of the “gravity of the offence” allegedly committed by them as they have

  • Teesta Setalvad

    SC to hear Teesta Setalvad bail plea

    New Delhi : A new bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the plea of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, who are seeking anticipatory bail in a case of alleged misappropriation of public funds. According to reports, the new bench shall comprise of Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel. An FIR had reportedly been lodged last year against Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and Tanvir Jafri, son of

  • Madhu Koda, Coal Scam

    Coalscam: CBI opposes bail plea of ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda

    New Delhi: The CBI today opposed in a special court the bail pleas of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda and seven others alleging that they have conspired and abused their position to favour accused firm Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd in allocation of a coal block. The agency told Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar that besides Koda, the other accused in the case were ex-Jharkhand Chief Secretary Ashok Kumar Basu, ex-Coal Secretary H C

  • Jayalalithaa

    AIADMK supporters perform special prayers for Jayalalithaa’s release

    Chennai : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) cadres today performed a special prayer, “Anga Prathikshanam” in the Vadapalani Murugan temple premises, for the release of party chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.