Bengal police deny phone-tapping, HC dismisses Mukul Roy’s plea

New Delhi, Dec 13 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy in which he had accused the West Bengal government of tapping his phone, after the state police authorities denied it. As Justice Vibhu Bakhru was informed by the state Director General of Police, Crime […]

Muslims safest under Modi, Yogi governments: Shia cleric

Lucknow, Dec 13 : Shia cleric Kalbe Jawwad has praised the Narendra Modi government at the Centre and Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for their “outreach to the minorities” and said that the Muslims were safest under their rule. Barring some incidents of ‘love jihad’ and cow vigilantism, law and order in Uttar Pradesh […]

SC stalls Centre’s takeover of Unitech

New Delhi, Dec 13 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed an NCLT order suspending real estate major Unitech’s directors and allowing the Centre to appoint its nominees in their place. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud stayed the December 8 order of the National Company Law […]

Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam case

New Delhi, Dec 13 : A court here on Wednesday convicted former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, among others on corruption charges in a coal block allocation case. Special Judge Bharat Parashar held Koda, former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta, Jharkhand’s then Chief Secretary A.K. Basu, among others, guilty of criminal conspiracy and cheating under various […]