The court asked the CBI to spell out their stand on the Congress leader’s bail application within seven days. Chidambaram has alleged that the criminal proceedings against him is “borne out of political vendetta”.
The senior Congress leader, by way of a separate petition, also sought a stay on the operation of the trial court’s order of September 5 remanding him in 14 days’ judicial custody in the case till September 19.
It was also informed by JNU Standing Counsel Monika Arora and advocate Harsh Ahuja that after “declaration of result, it has to be placed before the university and a notification has to be issued by the university accepting the result, and it is only after (this) that the newly elected student body can take charge”.
Former Union minister P Chidambaram, who has been remanded to another three days of CBI custody in connection with the probe into charges of alleged corruption in INX Media case, on Friday told a special court that he has been questioned for over 55 hours, during which more than 400 questions were put to him. […]
The judge’s oral observation came after the government’s standing counsel, Ramesh Singh, sought more time to place the City Taxi Scheme 2017 before the court, as it is still at a stage of active consideration.
In September 2017, Sultan Chand Publishing’s counsel had stated that they will neither publish nor sell the 8,455 books in question, after a copyright suit was initiated against the publisher and author R K Rajput, who was accused by the Birla Publication Pvt Ltd of breaching an agreement with them.
Rana, a multiple Commonwealth Games and Asian Games gold medallist, was passed over by the panel despite having groomed the likes of Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary and Anish Bhanwala, all of whom have won multiple international medals in recent times.
According to a source, the information, placed before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in July, sheds light on the number of POCSO cases pending in the capital from March 2013, when POCSO courts were set up, until June 30, 2019.
Granting his custody to the CBI, special CBI judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar directed that Chidambaram be allowed to meet his family members and lawyers for half-an-hour everyday, and that he be medically examined every 48 hours.
Hours after Puri’s arrest, MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath said he had no business links with Puri and said his arrest appears to have been prompted by ill will. “It is sad that agencies are being misused for political purposes,” he said, adding that he had full faith in the judiciary.