'Zero tolerance' for graft in defence procurement: Court puts Jaya Jaitley behind bars

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced former Samata Party President Jaya Jaitly to four years in jail in a corruption case related to a defence deal, asserting that "there should be zero tolerance towards corruption in defence procurement deals".

Delhi court dismisses plea of riot accused on life threat

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Wednesday dismissed a plea filed by February riots' accused Shahrukh Pathan regarding threat to his life after Tihar Central Jail's authorities told the court that he will not be shifted to the cell meant for general prisoners.

UP MLA fears threat to life by mining mafia lord

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Yogesh Dhama has written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Director-General of state Police claiming he has been facing a threat to his life from notorious gangster Sunil Rathi, who is lodged in Delhi's Tihar jail in connection with the murder of another gangster Munna Bajrangi.

Sonu Punjaban hospitalised after having overdose of pills

NEW DELHI: Geeta Arora, known as Sonu Punjaban, who is serving a jail term in connection with a case of kidnapping, human trafficking, and flesh trade, was admitted in hospital after she consumed an overdose of medicines, jail officials said on Saturday.

Bihar: 3 FIRs filed in Ramjanaki Road damage case

GOPALGANJ: The issue of the damage to the Ramjanaki Road has now aggravated as three different FIRs have been lodged in the Baikunthpur police station.

The Ramjanaki Road which was inaugurated just a month ago could not withstand the pressure of the Gandak river in Gopalganj district of Bihar and collapsed, affecting traffic on this route. The incident also triggered a political controversy as former state Deputy Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the damage.

Citizens have right to know: Police tell HC on Pinjra Tod's gag plea (Ld)

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police has filed a status report in response to a petition filed by Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, seeking the courts direction to the Delhi Police to not leak any allegations to the media pertaining to the petitioner, pending investigation and thereafter during trial.

SC sets aside Delhi HC order for Navlakha transfer record

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has set aside the Delhi High Court order, directing the NIA investigating officer to produce the entire set of records in connection with the production warrant and extension of social activist Gautam Navlakha's judicial remand in the Bhima Koregaon case.

Terror accused in Tihar seeks treatment after corona symptoms

NEW DELHI:A terror accused, lodged in the Tihar Jail, on Tuesday moved the court seeking proper medical treatment after allegedly developing COVID-19 symptoms.

After seven years, Nirbhaya finally gets justice

NEW DELHI: The hangings for which the entire nation waited with bated breath finally took place at 5.

Nirbhaya convict files another curative plea claiming juvenility
NEW DELHI:Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, on Tuesday again knocked on the doors of the Supreme Court claiming to be a juvenile.
Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh moves court to quash hanging

NEW DELHI: Mukesh Singh, one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, on Tuesday moved a court here to seek quashing of his death sentence on the pretext that he was not present in Delhi when the crime occurred on December 16 that year.

3 Nirbhaya case convicts move ICJ to stay alive
NEW DELHI:Three Nirbhaya case death-row convicts, here on Monday, moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ), praying stay on execution after the Supreme Court refused to entertain the plea of fourth death-row convict Mukesh Singh, seeking restoration of legal remedies saying his earlier counsel misled and forced him to sign the papers.
Nirbhaya case: Court seeks jail report on assault on convict

NEW DELHI:A Delhi court on Thursday sought Action Taken Report (ATR) from Mandoli Jail authorities on an application filed by one of the death-row convicts in Nirbhaya rape case, Pawan Kumar Gupta, seeking registration of an FIR against two police personnel for allegedly physically assaulting him in jail last year.

Floods disrupt train services, death toll at 127 in Bihar
PATNA: The railway services on the Samastipur-Darbhanga route were suspended on Sunday as it got submerged in the flood, which has affected as many as 13 districts in Bihar.
Android phones found in Chautala's Tihar jail cell
NEW DELHI: A week after IANS reported how internet telephony was helping gangsters make a killing from NCR jails, authorities in Tihar jail conducted a surprise check and found two high-end Android mobile phones hidden beneath the bedsheet of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala who is lodged there, an officer said on Friday.
HC seeks response on posting law officers in Delhi jails

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi Government to file a response on a plea seeking appointment of law officers in all jails in the national capital.

HC seeks Michel's response on Tihar Jail plea on calls`

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday asked alleged AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case middleman Christian Michel and the CBI to respond to Tihar Jail authorities' plea challenging an order allowing him to make international phone calls in violation of prison rules.

Campaign ends for third phase of polls in Bihar
PATNA: Campaigning concluded on Sunday for 5 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar going to polls in the third phase on Tuesday.
EC notice to Sidhu over appeal for votes to Muslims
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday issued a notice to Punjab Minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for violating Model Code of Conduct during an election rally in Bihar's Katihar when he urged Muslims to not split their votes.
Michel denied bail for celebrating Easter

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Thursday rejected an interim bail plea of British national Christian Michel -- an alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AugustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case -- for celebrating Easter.

Voting on in Bihar's 5 of 40 Lok Sabha polls

PATNA: Voting was on amid tight security on Thursday in five of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in the second of seven-phase Lok Sabha elections.

Are hunger, poverty Modi's nationalism, asks Sidhu

AHMEDABAD: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he considered the prevailing problems of hunger and poverty in the country as nationalism.

BJP slams Sidhu for urging Muslims to vote out Modi
PATNA: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday slammed Navjot Singh Sidhu, cricketer-turned-politician and Congress leader, for allegedly urging Muslim voters to vote out the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections, and said it would approach to the Election Commission against it.
NIA arrests separatist leader Yasin Malik

JAMMU: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik, a day after he was shifted to Tihar Jail here from Jammu's Kot Balwal Jail, official sources said.

70mn euros paid to UPA leaders, others: ED's Agusta charge sheet

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) in its fourth supplementary charge sheet has mentioned that kickbacks worth 70 million euros were paid to "important political persons of the ruling party, media persons, defence officials and bureaucrats" in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

AgustaWestland chargesheet mentions three journalists

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has mentioned names of several political leaders and three Indian journalists in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal supplementary chargesheet, said sources.

Chopper deal: Sushen Gupta's ED custody extended

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Wednesday extended the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, by three more days.

Congress MP from Bihar Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque Qasmi dead

PATNA: Senior Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP from Bihar's Kishanganj, Maulana Asrar-ul-Haque Qasmi, passed away early on Friday following a heart attack.

'Dec 6 crucial for RLSP-NDA ties'

PATNA: BJP ally Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha on said on Saturday said he will take a final call by December 6 on whether to continue with the NDA or walk out.

Chautala expels son Ajay from INLD for 'anti-party activities'

CHANDIGARH: INLD supremo Om Prakash Chautala on Wednesday expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala, accusing him of "anti-party activities.

INLD chief expels son Ajay Chautala

CHANDIGARH: Taking a strong stance on the growing family feud within the INLD, party supremo Om Prakash Chautala expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala from the primary membership of the party for "anti-party activities".

Muzaffarpur horror accused leaves for Patiala

PATNA: Escorted by 12 policemen, Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur horror case, set out for a high security prison in Punjab from the Bihar capital on Thursday following a Supreme Court order, police said.

Tariq Anwar quits NCP, also resigns from LS

NEW DELHI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) General Secretary Tariq Anwar on Friday quit the party and also resigned from the Lok Sabha.

All NFR routes to be electrified: Railway

GUWAHATI: Consequent upon the approval given by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) during its meeting chaired the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, all previously sanctioned work of electrification of railway track has got the required thrust.

ED attaches assets worth Rs 26 cr of journalist

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has attached properties worth Rs 26.

Muzaffarpur horror: CBI searches 12 places in Bihar

PATNA: The CBI on Friday raided 12 places in Bihar, including former Minister Manju Verma's residence in connection with its probe into the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases, an official said.

Delhi gang rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts' plea

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday will pronounce its verdict on pleas filed by the three death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case.

Hurriyat leader's daughters invoke Modi's slogan to seek father's release

SRINAGAR: Daughters of a jailed Hurriyat leader have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and invoked his "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" slogan to seek the release of their "pro-dialogue" and "peace-loving" father from Delhis Tihar Jail.

Veteran journalist Rajat Sharma elected DDCA President

NEW DELHI: Veteran journalist Rajat Sharma was on Monday elected President of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) after bagging 54.

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