Free Press Journal
  • Import duty evasion case: Sasikala’s husband surrenders before CBI court

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu): Expelled All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V. K. Sasikala’s husband, M Natarajan surrendered before a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday, in connection with a 1994 duty evasion case regarding import of a luxury car from the United Kingdom.

  • Fodder scam: UP CM Yogi Adityanath orders probe into judge’s allegation

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into Special CBI Court Judge Shivpal Singh’s allegations about receiving calls from Lalu Prasad’s men, in connection with his conviction in the fodder scam case.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Lalu Yadav may seek parole to attend only sister’s last rites

    Patna : RJD chief Lalu Prasad, sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail in a fodder scam case, is likely to seek parole to attend the last rites of his only sister, Gangotri Devi, who died here on Sunday.

  • Fodder scam Lalu gets 3 years, 6 months in jail

    Ranchi : A special CBI court on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 years ago. The punishment was handed down to 69-year-old Prasad by CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh. This is the second time that he has been

  • CBI court issues notice to RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav

    Ranchi: A special CBI court on Wednesday issued notices to former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and three others over their statements regarding RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s conviction in the fodder scam case.

  • BJP should desist from smear campaigns: Shashi Tharoor

    New Delhi : Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said the BJP should desist from “smear campaigns” and levelling false accusations as it did in the 2G spectrum case.

  • INX media case: ED to interrogate Peter Mukherjea in money laundering case

    Mumbai: The special Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) court on Thursday granted permission to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate Peter Mukherjea, money laundering case. The case also involves former finance minister and senior politician P Chidambaram’s son Karti.

  • 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.

  • Mumbai: CBI Court frames charges in fake encounter cases of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati

    Mumbai: A special CBI court on Tuesday framed charges in the case of alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati under several charges like murder, abduction, criminal conspiracy and destruction of evidence. “The court framed charges against 16 accused. Charges were not framed against some of the accused as their applications are pending either in the Bombay High Court or the Supreme Court,” said a CBI official. The matter will

  • Baba Ram Rahim sentenced

    Punjab and Haryana HC admits appeals of Ram Rahim, rape victims; sent notice to CBI

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday admitted an appeal by Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh against his conviction for two rapes and a plea by his two female disciples for conversion of his 20-year sentence to life imprisonment. The High Court, however, rejected Ram Rahim‘s plea regarding a fine of over Rs 30 lakh imposed on him by the CBI court, and directed

  • Panchkula violence: Police sent notice to 45 Dera Management Committee members

    Panchkula: The Panchkula Police on Friday sent a notice to 45 members of Dera Management Committee in connection with August 25 violence that broke out in Panchkula when Dera Sacha Sauda Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was declared guilty of rape by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court.

  • Baba Ram Rahim sentenced

    Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh approaches HC, challenging CBI conviction in rape case

    Chandigarh: Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh today moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court, challenging a special CBI court’s verdict sentencing him to 20 years in prison for raping two disciples. The CBI court in Panchkula on August 28 had sentenced Ram Rahim to 20 years in prison after his conviction.

  • Sheena case: Court refuses to give case diary to Peter

    Mumbai: The special CBI court hearing the Sheena Bora murder case today rejected an application filed by former media baron Peter Mukerjea, one of the accused, seeking case diary from the Khar police station.

  • Mayaben Kodnani was in Assembly session, hospital on day of Naroda Gam riot says Amit Shah

    Gandhinagar: Responding to court directions, BJP national president Amit Shah appeared before the special CBI court in Ahmedabad on Monday. A former minister in the Narendra Modi government in Gujarat, Mayaben Kodnani, who is an accused in the 2002 Naroda gam riots case, had called Shah as a witness for the defence.

  • Decide Peter Mukherjea’s plea afresh, Bombay High Court to special court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the special court to decide afresh the plea of former media baron Peter Mukherjea, who has sought copies of the diaries maintained by Khar police officers. He had sought diaries of officers, who arrested accused turned approver Shyamvar Rai, in the Arms Act case in 2015.

  • Ram Rahim rape conviction: How the case unfolded

    Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has not stopped weeping since a special court sent him to jail for 20 years on Monday evening. Self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the rape of two women followers in 2002.