Last respects paid to former BJP president Bangaru Laxman

The mortal remains of former BJP president Bangaru Laxman were consigned to the flames here today, even as patriarch L K Advani led party leaders in paying homage to his departed soul.

Bangaru Laxman — BJP`s Dalit face felled by `sting` journalism

Hyderabad: Former BJP president Bangaru Laxman, who died here this evening, would be remembered as one of the party`s leading Dalit face who was brought down by `sting journalism`.

Bangaru Laxman`s death condoled

BJP`s Odisha unit chief K V Singhdeo on Saturday condoled the death of former party National President Bangaru Laxman describing him as a true nationalist.

Former BJP chief Bangaru Laxman dies after prolonged illness

Senior BJP leader and former BJP president Bangaru Laxman died on Saturday evening after prolonged illness.

Court dismisses reimbursement plea of sting report

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea by a journalist who took part in a sting operation conducted by Tehelka.

Ex-Tehelka scribe`s plea for reimbursement quashed

A journalist`s plea for direction to the government to adequately reimburse his expenses for appearing as a witness in a corruption case involving former BJP President Bangaru Laxman has been rejected by the Delhi High Court.

Bangaru Laxman returns to Hyderabad

A day after furnishing a bail bond before a trial court in Delhi, former BJP president Bangaru Laxman on Saturday returned to Hyderabad.

HC grants bail to Bangaru Laxman in fake defence deal case

Jailed former BJP President Bangaru Laxman was granted bail by the Delhi High court on Thursday in a case against him for taking bribe in a fictitious defence deal.

HC refuses to suspend Bangaru’s sentence

The Delhi High Court today refused to suspend the sentence awarded to former BJP President Bangaru Laxman, in a graft case, on his appeal filed against his conviction and sentencing by the trial court.

Bangaru Laxman moves HC challenging jail term

Laxman moved Delhi HC challenging his conviction and punishment awarded by a special CBI court for taking as bribe in a fictitious defence deal.

Bangaru resigns from BJP national executive

Post-conviction in over a decade old bribery case, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party chief Bangaru Laxman resigned from party’s national executive on Monday.

BJP was soft on Bangaru: Shanta Kumar

Had BJP acted well in time, it would not have to face the embarrassment of one of its leaders being convicted in a bribery case, party leader said.

`Oppn lost moral right to talk about corruption`

Congress on Saturday stepped up its attack on BJP over the jail term awarded to its former chief Bangaru Laxman in a bribery case, saying the Opposition has lost the moral right to talk about corruption.

Bangaru compromised soldiers` lives: Court

Delhi court observed that by accepting bribe to swing a defence deal, albeit fake, Bangaru agreed to compromise lives of the soldiers of the nation.

Laxman brought to Tihar jail

Laxman has been lodged in the same ward where sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi had been kept.

BJP seeks to wash its hands off from Bangaru punishment

BJP on Saturday sought to wash its hands off from the jail term awarded by a court here to its former president Bangaru Laxman in a bribery case.

Arms deal case: Bangaru Laxman gets 4 years jail

A court on Saturday sentenced former BJP president Bangaru Laxman to four years in jail and also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on him.

Bangaru bribery case: BJP seeks to distance itself

BJP on Friday sought to distance itself from the conviction of its former President Bangaru Laxman in a bribery case.

‘Bangaru`s case exposes BJP`s double standards`

The Congress Friday got fodder to attack BJP on the conviction of its former president Bangaru Laxman in a corruption scandal, saying it showed the "double standards" of the saffron party.

Bangaru Laxman convicted in bribe case

A Delhi court, Friday, held former BJP president Bangaru Laxman guilty of accepting money from fake arms dealers in 2001.