Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said every Indian who has innate faith in the Constitution and in the spirit of communal amity expects and urges the Central and state govts to file an appeal against the verdict
The veteran politician maintained in his statement in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court that the case registered against him was "politically motivated".
The Babri Masjid was demolished in December 1992 by "karsevaks" who claimed that the mosque in Ayodhya was built on the site of an ancient Ram temple.
Lucknow: The special CBI court in Lucknow that is hearing the Babri Masjid demolition case, directed its office to ask the UP chief secretary...
There is a sixth case against him in Bhagalpur in connection with the animal husbandry scam, popularly known as the fodder scam.
This will be Jagan's first appearance in court for the trial after he assumed charge as Chief Minister on May 30, 2019.
The cases relate to investments made by various companies in Jagan's firms for various favours allegedly bestowed on them during the tenure of his father late Y S Rajasekhar Reddy as chief minister between 2004 and 2009
The money laundering case was registered against him by the ED in September last year, based on a complaint filed by the Income Tax department
Yasmin, who is the close aide of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, was sent to judicial custody in Tihar jail on October 3 and produced before Special CBI judge Anuradha Shukla Bhardwaj today at the end of her remand.
Appearing for the CBI, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta sought custody of the senior Congress leader as he was brought to the Rouse Avenue court under heavy security from the CBI headquarters.
The prosecution had examined 210 witnesses, of which 92 turned hostile. Sixteen, including Shah, Kataria, Vanzara and Pande were earlier discharged by the CBI court due to lack of evidence against them.
CBI judge Shiv Pal Singh awarded two sentences of seven years each to the former Bihar chief minister under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Prevention of Corruption Acts.
This is third case of fodder scam in which Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has been convicted.
Lalu Prasad was on Saturday sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail in a fodder scam case. He was the Chief Minister of the undivided state from 1990 to 1997.
The special judge for CBI Cases, convicted Yashwanth Singh, then an Assistant working in the office of Protector of Emigrants, Hyderabad, and sentenced him to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.1 lakh
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