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2G spectrum scam judgment an anticlimax in light of SC cancelling licences, onus of proof being on public servants
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2G spectrum scam judgment an anticlimax in light of SC cancelling licences, onus of proof being on public servants

The 2G spectrum scam was billed as the second biggest scam after Watergate by Time magazine

Madras HC confirms jail term for VK Sasikala's niece, son-in-law in Rs 1.68 cr disproportionate assets case
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Madras HC confirms jail term for VK Sasikala's niece, son-in-law in Rs 1.68 cr disproportionate assets case

The Madras High Court on Thursday upheld a CBI court order convicting son-in-law and daughter of jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's sister in a Rs 1.68 crore disproportionate assets (DA) case registered two decades ago.

AgustaWestland deal: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, eight others
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AgustaWestland deal: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, eight others

The CBI on Friday filed a chargesheet in Rs 3,726 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case against former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi and eight others.

Cash-for-question scam: Graft, criminal conspiracy charges to be framed against 11 former MPs
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Cash-for-question scam: Graft, criminal conspiracy charges to be framed against 11 former MPs

The court directed all these 12 accused to remain present before it on 28 August for formally framing charges against them. T

Narendra Modi government crippling anti-corruption legislation: Abhishek Manu Singhvi
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Narendra Modi government crippling anti-corruption legislation: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Abhishek Manu Singhvi accused the Narendra Modi government of "systematically crippling" the anti-corruption legislation enacted by the UPA government

2005 cash-for-question scam: 11 former MPs to be put on trial after court orders graft charges against them
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2005 cash-for-question scam: 11 former MPs to be put on trial after court orders graft charges against them

A special court on Thursday ordered framing of graft and criminal conspiracy charges against 11 former MPs, who were charge-sheeted in the infamous 2005 cash-for-question scam for allegedly taking money to ask questions in Parliament.

Bofors scam hearing to be brought up in Supreme Court amid BJP MPs demand to reopen probe
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Bofors scam hearing to be brought up in Supreme Court amid BJP MPs demand to reopen probe

Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case will come up for substantial hearing in the Supreme Court

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress accuses BJP of horse-trading to 'engineer defections' in Gujarat
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Rajya Sabha polls: Congress accuses BJP of horse-trading to 'engineer defections' in Gujarat

Congress accused the BJP of horse-trading in Gujarat and using "money, muscle and state power" to engineer defections ahead of the crucial Rajya Sabha polls

AIADMK bribery case: Delhi court to consider chargesheet involving TTV Dinakaran on 25 July
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AIADMK bribery case: Delhi court to consider chargesheet involving TTV Dinakaran on 25 July

A special court decided to consider the charge sheet filed by the police against a middleman who was arrested in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader TTV Dinakaran

Delhi court rejects plea for CBI probe on corruption charges against Narendra Modi
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Delhi court rejects plea for CBI probe on corruption charges against Narendra Modi

A special court has junked the plea of a sacked Defence Ministry official for a CBI probe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

AIADMK symbol row: Delhi police files chargesheet, says Dinakaran conspired to bribe EC
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AIADMK symbol row: Delhi police files chargesheet, says Dinakaran conspired to bribe EC

AIADMK (Amma) faction leader TTV Dinakaran and an alleged middleman conspired to bribe Election Commission officials to get the 'two leaves' symbol for his party, Delhi Police said

Delhi HC trashes plea seeking to bar sitting MPs, MLAs from taking part in poll campaigns
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Delhi HC trashes plea seeking to bar sitting MPs, MLAs from taking part in poll campaigns

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea that sought a ban on central and state lawmakers from participating in election campaigns.

Gomti riverfront project: FIR against eight Uttar Pradesh engineers for financial anomalies
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Gomti riverfront project: FIR against eight Uttar Pradesh engineers for financial anomalies

An FIR has been lodged against eight engineers of the state irrigation department in connection with alleged financial anomalies in the Gomti river front project, a pet initiative of former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.

CBI defends raids against Prannoy Roy, says it is just one of many cases based on private information
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CBI defends raids against Prannoy Roy, says it is just one of many cases based on private information

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which has been under attack for acting against NDTV and its promoters on the basis of a private complaint, on Monday said about six of the 10 cases registered against employees of private banks were based on "private and source information".

Former union minister P K Thungon acquitted by Special Court in 21-year-old DA case
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Former union minister P K Thungon acquitted by Special Court in 21-year-old DA case

Former union minister P K Thungon, who was facing prosecution for 21 years in an alleged disproportionate assets case, has been acquitted by a Special Court which said the CBI has failed to prove its case.

Goa mining scam: SIT seeks more time to file reply on Digambar Kamat's bail plea, court sets hearing on 12 May
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Goa mining scam: SIT seeks more time to file reply on Digambar Kamat's bail plea, court sets hearing on 12 May

The SIT of Goa crime branch Tuesday sought more time from a court here to reply on the anticipatory bail petition filed by former state chief minister Digambar Kamat, an accused in an illegal mining case.

Virbhadra Singh's disproportionate assets case : Himachal CM's wife withdraws plea from court
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Virbhadra Singh's disproportionate assets case : Himachal CM's wife withdraws plea from court

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's wife on Monday withdrew her application from a special court in which she had urged the court not to take cognisance of a CBI charge sheet filed against the couple into a disproportionate assets case.

Fake passport case: Chhota Rajan, three others given seven-year jail term by Delhi court
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Fake passport case: Chhota Rajan, three others given seven-year jail term by Delhi court

Underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan and three others were given seven years jail-term in a fake passport case by a Delhi court on Tuesday.

Narada sting case: TMC MP Aparupa Poddar moves Calcutta HC for quashing CBI FIR
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Narada sting case: TMC MP Aparupa Poddar moves Calcutta HC for quashing CBI FIR

Trinamool Congress MP Aparupa Poddar on Tuesday moved the Calcutta High Court seeking to quash a CBI FIR against her in the Narada sting case.

Delhi High Court rejects Virbhadra Singh's claims that FIR against him is 'political vendetta'
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Delhi High Court rejects Virbhadra Singh's claims that FIR against him is 'political vendetta'

Delhi High Court on Friday refused to quash the disproportionate assets case filed by CBI against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife, saying there is no basis to claim that the FIR is the result of any "political vendetta".