Accidents & Disasters – Newsletter for March 2, 2011Wednesday, March 2, 2011
NEW DELHI – Former communications minister A. Raja was Tuesday exempted from going to court from Tihar Jail for hearings in the 2G spectrum scam. He will attend the trial through video-conferencing.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special judge O.P. Saini said proceedings shall be conducted through video-conferencing from the prison Thursday.
“A copy …. Source : Gaea News Network.
NEW DELHI – Former communications minister A. Raja was Tuesday exempted from going from Tihar Jail to court for hearings in the spectrum scam. He will attend the trial through video-conference.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special judge O.P. Saini said proceedings shall be conducted through video-conferencing from the prison Thursday. Raja would not have …. Source : Gaea News Network.
NEW DELHI – A Delhi court Tuesday sent Chandni Srivastava, wife of a top National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) official, and another accused in a corruption case to 14 days’ judicial custody.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini sent both Chandni Srivastava and Anita Bajaj to judicial custody till March 15.
…. Source article on Gaea Times at : NALCO official’s wife sent to 14 days’ judicial custody.
ALLAHABAD – At least 20 people, including policemen, were injured here Tuesday when lawyers and district officials clashed and then fought pitched battles with police.
Tension gripped Colonelganj area when a verbal duel triggered fighting between hundreds of lawyers and employees of the chief development office, Deputy Inspector General of Police Ram Kumar said. … Read more : 20 injured as lawyers, officials clash.
AHMEDABAD – A special court Tuesday sent to the gallows 11 people and gave life imprisonment to 20 others for the February 2002 burning of a train coach in Gujarat’s Godhra town that killed 59 radical Hindu activists and triggered a communal frenzy claiming 1,000 lives in the state.
The sentence was pronounced by special … Read more : Noose for 11, life for 20 in Godhra train burning (Third Lead).
LONDON – A Saudi princess accused of sexually harassing her British bodyguard has been allowed to hide her identity in court, a media report said Tuesday.
Her 40-year-old bodyguard claims that the royal was engaged in drinking, illegal drug-taking and ’sexually promiscuous’ behaviour, the Daily Mail reported.
The guard, who earned 100,000 pounds a year … Original source on Gaea Times at : Saudi princess in sexual harassment row allowed to hide identity.
NEW DELHI – A local court Tuesday allowed former communications minister A. Raja, lodged in Tihar Jail in connection with the 2G spectrum scam, to attend court proceedings through video-conferencing.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini said proceedings shall be conducted through video-conferencing from Tihar Jail March 3 and Raja would … Original source on Gaea Times at : Raja to take part in court proceedings through video conferencing from Tihar.
NEW DELHI – Describing piracy as an international menace”, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday warned Somalian hijackers of a ship with Indians on board not to harm those in their captivity.
Asked about the fate of the Indians on the ship hijacked last month, Krishna said the external affairs ministry “will certainly get …. Source article : India warns Somali pirates not to harm captives.
NEW DELHI – Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Tuesday stopped at the Delhi airport Tuesday by the police, who took him for questioning in a money laundering case.
The Delhi Police Special Cell stopped Geelani before he was to board a flight to Srinagar Tuesday morning, an officer said.
… Original source on Gaea Times at : Geelani stopped from boarding flight to Srinagar.
NEW DELHI – The Delhi High Court Monday referred to the chief justice a plea seeking permission to record the proceedings of a case in which the petitioner is a party.
Justice S.N. Dhingra said: “Any recording sought to be used for judicial review before any forum cannot be permitted by the court unless there … Original source on Gaea Times at : Plea to record hearings goes to chief justice (Lead, superseding previous story).