Asfaq had moved the apex court against denial of parole by the authorities. The court, however, upheld the decision of the Rajashtan High Court with a direction that he may file a fresh plea seeking parole after some time, if the situation warranted.
The high court had set aside proceedings against Natarajan, who was a director in the accused firm between 1995 and 2000, on ground that default in repayment of dues to depositors by PNL Nidhi Limited occurred in 2004 while he left four years ago.
The petitioner contended that though he had a Caste Validity Certificate and belonged to Scheduled Tribe, his claim to post graduate admission was not being considered on the ground that he has changed his surname.
Eighteen years after 59 people were killed in a blaze inside Delhi’s Uphaar cinema hall, its owners Gopal and Sushil Ansal, who have been held guilty of “criminal negligence”, have escaped further jail term, with the Supreme Court noting that Sushil is “fairly aged” and his younger brother deserves “parity” with him. Sushil is 75, […]
1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon is likely to be hanged on July 30 if his curative petition for mercy is rejected by the Supreme Court on July 21. This will be the first execution related to the 1993 serial blasts, in which over 250 people were killed.