Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 21:31
In a sordid abduction drama, a Nepali businessman on a visit to Siliguri was killed after being kidnapped for ransom along with the mastermind of the plot.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012, 18:01
Defence Minister AK Antony advised the Defence Estates Department to "draw lessons" from ongoing probes in Adarsh and Sukna land scams before issuing no-objection certificates to land-related projects.
Last Updated: Monday, June 11, 2012, 20:54
Defence Ministry officials on Monday came under intense scrutiny from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) which wanted to know the deadline by when records of defence lands will be streamlined.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 00:31
Dismissed from Army for his role in the Sukna land scam, former Military Secretary Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash said he will challenge the court martial.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 14:47
Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash was found guilty by an Army court in the Sukna land scam case.
Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 21:39
With over 15 lakh acres of land under them, defence forces are the largest land owners in the country.
Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 15:40
The Defence Ministry has cleared
the name of Lt Gen Ramesh Halgali in the Sukna land scam and
appointed him as the Deputy Chief of Army Staff.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 10:45
Former military secretary, Lt Gen (retd) Avadesh Prakash was on Saturday held guilty by an Army court here in connection with the infamous Sukna land scam.
Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2011, 18:31
The cross examination of the
first prosecution witness was carried on in the third day on Monday at the court of the General Court Martial (GCM).
Last Updated: Friday, July 15, 2011, 09:19
Lt Gen PK Rath has been charged with incorrectly issuing a no-objection certificate to a private realtor to construct an educational institution on a 70-acre plot adjacent to the Sukna military station in Darjeeling district.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 13:15
The GCM, comprising five senior lieutenant generals and headed by Lt Gen IJ Singh, had in January found Rath guilty.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 22:56
Former 33 corps commander Lt Gen PK Rath questioned the validity of a revision order for the general court martial (GCM) to reconsider his acquittal on one charge in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal.
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