The Calcutta High Court on Thursday rejected the bail prayer of Sandhir Agarwal, who was arrested by CBI for allegedly acting as a link between Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen and some officials of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
A high-powered standing committee constituted for reviewing the cases of undertrials languishing in Chhattisgarh jails today recommended the state government not to oppose the bail plea of prisoners in 36 cases.
The Supreme Court on Monday extended till February 24 the interim bail to former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case, but made it clear that it won`t be further extended if she fails to file an affidavit stating the kind of burn injury she suffered.
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, to convert her bail petition into an appeal in keeping with an apex court order.
In a change of strategy, Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexual assault against a woman colleague, Thursday withdrew his bail plea in the Delhi High Court, saying he will "approach appropriate court for appropriate remedy".
The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on bail pleas of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal`s nephew Vijay Singla and suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, who stand accused in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.