Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has caused a flutter within Congress ranks with his remarks regarding senior party colleagues who had come under the scanner in connection with the Adarsh scam.
A special CBI court here today rejected an application by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil-Nilangekar seeking intervention in the hearing of a petition accusing him of involvement in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.
A petitioner in a PIL filed in the Bombay High Court that seeks to prosecute Ashok Chavan in Adarsh housing society scam, today alleged that four "heavyweights" had not been arraigned by the CBI as accused.
A petition was filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday seeking a direction to CBI to produce entire evidence during its investigation into the Adarsh Housing Society scam on the basis of which it had given a clean chit to former Maharashtra chief minister Sushilkumar Shinde.
The Bombay High Court on Friday asked CBI to file an affidavit within four weeks in reply to a PIL seeking prosecution of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and some bureaucrats for alleged complicity in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.
A Bombay High Court judge on Tuesday recused herself from hearing a revision petition filed by CBI against an order of a lower court which had declined to end criminal prosecution of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam case.
Suresh Kalmadi, the sulking city Congress MP refused renomination by the party for the taint stuck to him in the CWG scam, on Thursday described former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan as a "lucky man" to have been made a candidate despite figuring in the row over the Adarsh Housing society scam.
Shiv Sena leader Neelam Gorhe has approached the Bombay High Court seeking invocation of Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act, Environment (Protection) Act and Benami Transaction Act against the persons accused by CBI in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.
A special CBI court, which has dismissed CBI`s application seeking to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan`s name from the list of accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam case, has said it cannot pass any order as the matter was also pending before the Bombay High Court.
With Rahul Gandhi coming out strongly against Maharashtra government`s decision rejecting a judicial panel`s report on Adarsh scam, Congress ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said on Monday that the party is open to reviewing the decision in the next Cabinet meeting .
Justice (retd) JA Patil, who probed the Adarsh housing society scam, on Monday said he knew Maharashtra government would reject the report as it had indicted four former chief ministers and many bureaucrats and its findings were "unpalatable" to government.
An application has been filed in the Bombay High Court by a former journalist questioning the order of the Maharashtra Governor refusing sanction to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society Scam.
Referring to the Adarsh Housing Society scam, senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that the reason for all scams in India is the silence of top leaders of ruling Congress party.
Maharashtra government has rejected the report of the judicial commission of inquiry on the Adarsh scam it tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Friday which indicted several politicians including three former Chief Ministers for "blatant violations" of statutory provisions.
In a big setback to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has refused to give permission to the investigative agency to probe former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, reports said on Wednesday.