The Himachal Pradesh government did not permit investigation into the land deal involving former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav, the CBI said. The deal is being seen as part of the cash-for-judge scam that rocked the judicial circles in Chandigarh in 2008.
The Election Commission on Tuesday received a report from the Haryana poll authorities which it had sought to ascertain whether the clearance given by the state government to a land deal between Robert Vadra and real estate firm DLF violates the model code of conduct.
Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday slammed BJP over its allegations against Robert Vadra as "bogus and baseless" and said there was no partiality done by his government in any alleged land deal.
A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a CBI probe into licences granted to several real estate developers, including the one with which Congress chief Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vadra`s Skylight Hospitality Pvt Ltd is associated, for developing colonies in Haryana.
No case of disproportionate assets is made out against Goa Assembly Speaker Rajendra Arlekar in connection with purchase of a land plot here, as alleged by social activist Aires Rodrigues, the ACB told a court here.
A day after he accused Himachal`s Congress regime of political vandetta, two state ministers today hit back at former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal`s son Arun Dhumal, saying that he had "violated the law and cheated a poor person."
A day after a court pulled up the Haryana government for unlawfully allocating land in Gurgaon to the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, BJP asked the Congress if its stand on the case will be the same as that on Bhatta-Parsaul in UP.
Alleging that Himachal Pradesh
government has sold out more than 2 lakh kanal of land to non
Himachalies, state unit of Congress on Saturday said that after
coming to power it would revert all such decisions.
The Andhra Pradesh High Court vacated the stay it had given on investigation by the
Anti-Corruption Bureau into the alleged involvement of former Chief Minister K Rosaiah in a land de-notification case.
The Delhi government has frozen a
land deal between some alleged local mafia elements and a
Dubai-based company, claimed to have "questionable
antecedents", to set up a luxury hotel near the historic Jama
Masjid in the capital.