Whistleblower Herve Falciani, a former HSBC Bank employee, had said in 2015 that the Indian authorities weren’t using all the information he provided on people stashing black money abroad.
Sindhis, who had become homeless and penniless overnight, built schools, colleges and became doctors, helping not only themselves but countless others.
At a time when all critical voices against the government were being muted and the media had become compliant, lawyers and judges continued to argue for civil liberties.
The families are opposing the mercy plea filed by the accused Gopal Ansal, which the home ministry has forwarded to the AAP government and the lieutenant governor for inputs.
Arvind Kejriwal’s lawyer Ram Jethmalani contended that he had acted with his client’s consent, prompting the finance minister to file a separate defamation case.
The union finance minister threatened to aggravate charges against Arvind Kejriwal and others named in the case if the word was used at their behest.
A large part of Ram Jethmalani’s cross examination of Jaitley focused on alleged misappropriation of funds during his time at the DDCA.
Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani asked Arun Jaitley a number of tough questions in court, including why he was singling out Arvind Kejriwal.
Cross-examining Jaitley was former law minister Ram Jethmalani who asked at least 50 direct questions to Jaitley.
Senior counsel for the petitioners Prashant Bhushan says that they will file a fresh affidavit with more documents.
If the government had considered suggestions made by the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy, the Kolkata bridge collapse victims would have received speedier justice – and faster, better compensation.
Bench says it is satisfied the 14 rebel MLAs disqualified by the speaker were not served notice in the prescribed manner but will continue to consider the legality of the imposition of president’s rule in the state.
By hearing only the businessmen guilty of the Uphaar fire—and not the victims or the CBI—in deciding to let the Ansal brothers off without imprisonment, the Supreme Court upended a basic principle of natural justice.
Ansal brothers walk away with a fine of Rs 60 crore ($10 million) despite being held responsible for the death of 59 people in their cinema hall in 1997