A special court on Monday pulled up the CBI for not serving summons to witnesses properly, saying this had delayed trial in a disproportionate assets (DA) case involving former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala.
The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce on Thursday its verdict on the appeals of 55 convicts, including former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA-son Ajay Chautala in the Junior Basic Teachers recruitment scam case.
Delhi High Court on Monday extended till January 26 the interim bail of former IAS officer Sanjiv Kumar who was sentenced to 10-year imprisonment in the junior basic teachers (JBT) recruitment scam case.
Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, serving a 10-year jail term in the teachers recruitment scam case, on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to Tihar jail authorities to provide him treatment either at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital here or in Medanta hospital in Gurgaon.
While BJP swept Haryana, its aggressive campaigning against political dynasties got a mixed response as elder sons of former chief ministers Bhajan Lal and Bansi Lal lost their seats but most members of INLD clan managed to win in spite of their party's poor show.
Opposition BJP on Sunday questioned former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's commitment to the ideals of Jaiprakash Narayan, saying he was in league with the Congress and various 'tainted leaders' like Lalu Prasad and Om Prakash Chautala.
With former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala back in Delhi's Tihar prison following his surrender on court's order Saturday evening, a no-holds-barred verbal fight has broken out between the ruling Congress and his Indian National Lok Dal (INLD).
Assembly elections may not have anything to do with jails but the run-up to the Oct 15 polls in Haryana is a tad different. Whether one likes it or not, "jail" is one word that is synonymous with every speech top leaders are making these days.
After Om Prakash Chautala's bail was cancelled by the Delhi High Court on CBI behest and he surrendered at Tihar jail, his younger son Abhay Chautala accused the BJP of misusing the highest investigating agency like the Congress party to hurt INLD's political fortunes in the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls.
The Delhi High Court on Friday directed former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before it by tomorrow in connection with a teachers' recruitment scam.