CBI gets approval to prosecute retired judge of Allahabad High Court in corruption case

The CBI has got sanction to prosecute retired Allahabad High Court judge Justice SN Shukla in a corruption case for allegedly favoring a private medical college in his orders, officials said. He said that on April 16 this year, the CBI had sought permission from the High Court to try the retired judge under the … Read more

FIR lodged against Kangana Ranaut in Mumbai for ‘derogatory’ remarks against Sikhs

Police on Tuesday registered an FIR against Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut for allegedly using derogatory language against the Sikh community in a social media post. An official gave this information. The FIR was lodged at the suburban Khar police station a day after the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) filed a complaint against the … Read more

Case filed against Salman Khurshid in Jaipur for ‘hurting religious sentiments’ on his book

A police complaint was lodged against former Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid at the Kotwali police station in Jaipur on Friday in connection with his recent book ‘Sunrise Over Ayodhya – Nationhood in Our Time’. Advocate Bharat Sharma had filed a complaint under sections 153, 295 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on … Read more

SC unhappy with the way Lakhimpur Kheri investigation is progressing

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed unhappiness over the way the Lakhimpur Kheri probe is progressing and said it will appoint another former High Court judge to oversee the investigation till the chargesheet is filed in the case. An investigation is underway into the incident in which a convoy of BJP leaders led by Ashish … Read more

Lakhimpur violence: We don’t want UP-appointed judicial commission to continue probe: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said it has no confidence and does not want a one-member judicial commission appointed by the Uttar Pradesh government to continue the probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which eight people, including four farmers, were killed on October 3. Formerly retired judge of Allahabad High Court Justice Pradeep Kumar … Read more