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SC notice to Jayalalitha on CBI’s plea against her

NEW DELHI: The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J Jayalalitha was today issued notice by the Supreme Court on a CBI appeal challenging the Madras High Court verdict, which had quashed a case, registered against her for allegedly receiving an illegal remittance of US $3 lakh in 1992.

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FIR against Rahul for poll code violation

KANPUR: An FIR was on Monday filed by district authorities against Congress leader, Mr Rahul Gandhi, on the campaign trail in Uttar Pradesh, for alleged violation of model code of conduct. The district authorities said his road show here had breached the time limit and the route map set by them.

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Quota row: Beni pleads not guilty before EC

NEW DELHI: Coming under the Election Commission scanner for his remarks on minorities sub-quota, Union Steel Minister, Mr Beni Prasad Verma Monday replied to the poll body notice pleading not guilty to violation of model code of conduct.

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Fishermen killing: 2 Italian naval guards taken into custody

KOCHI/NEW DELHI: After four days of hectic negotiations, two naval guards of an Italian merchant vessel were taken into custody in Kochi on Sunday and charged with murder in the killing of two Indian fishermen during a firing on their boat off the Kerala coast.

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Over 57% turnout in 4th phase of UP polls

LUCKNOW: A turnout of over 57 per cent was recorded on Sunday in an incident-free fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls covering Rae Bareli and Amethi, strongholds of Nehru-Gandhi family, and part of backward Bundelkhand region whose development Mr Rahul Gandhi has espoused.

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Justice Ganguly refuses to take blame in 2G verdicts

NEW DELHI: Mr Justice A K Ganguly, who was part of a Supreme Court bench that delivered landmark judgements on 2G cases, refused to take the onus for the delay saying they were reserved by Mr Justice G S Singhvi who had to take the call as a senior judge of the bench.

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NIA begins process for recoding statement of Headley’s wife

NEW DELHI: With the special court granting permission for a Letters Rogatory to be sent to Morocco, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has begun the process for sending request to that country for recording the statement of Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley’s estranged Moroccan wife for evidence against him.

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Kashmiri woman’s 15-yr wait for husband

KERAN (J&K): Whenever a postman enters this village in Kupwara district of Kashmir, Ms Jameela Rayees cannot stop herself from rushing to the door in anticipation. What she is waiting for is her passport, so that she can go to Pakistan and look for her husband Shakir.

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