In further embarrassment for Mayawati, a teenaged girl has told a court that a nephew of an UP minister was allegedly trying to shield three youths who had gangraped her, a charge denied by the state police and the minister.
Countering the charge that the party had been keeping deliberate silence over allegations against family members of former CJI,the CPI-M on Thursday said it had not budged an inch from its avowed stand against corruption.
Family members of those who had sought political asylum in various countries will now be able to return to their homeland with Union government lifting the ban on visa facilities for derivative asylees figuring in the black list.
A woman witness, who lost five of her family members during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, on Friday claimed before a court conducting trial against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar that she had cremated her kin using the chairs and doors.
Brothers of former defence
minister George Fernandes on Friday moved Delhi High Court seeking
appointment of a local commissioner to accompany them to meet
the ailing leader, living with his wife Leila Kabir.
Angry relatives of a 21-year-old man, whose body was found near railway tracks in east Delhi ten days ago and later cremated by police, staged a protest claiming that authorities did not make efforts to establish his identity.
Bringing to an end a 35-year-old legal battle, the Delhi HC on Wednesday directed the government to refund Rs 80 lakh to the erstwhile Jaipur royal family of Maharani Gayatri Devi which it had collected from them as fine.
Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi
on Saturday stirred up another controversy by meeting the family of
a suspect in the ONGC terror plot case on "humanitarian
grounds" and said he was ready to face any inquiry by police.
The West Bengal government
would pay next week a compensation of Rs 15 lakh as announced
to the next of kin of 24 EFR personnel killed last month in
Maoist attack, state Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen said on Saturday.