Sohrabuddin Sheikh

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Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive

10 Jan 2020

Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive

Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

08 Sep 2019

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

Ram Jethmalani, widely regarded as the doyen of criminal law, passed away on Sunday at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

The big question: Where is P Chidambaram?

21 Aug 2019

The big question: Where is P Chidambaram?

P Chidambaram, the former Union Finance Minister, has been absconding since the Delhi High Court rejected his plea for anticipatory bail on Tuesday.

Sohrabuddin case: Here's the list of all 22 acquitted accused

21 Dec 2018

Sohrabuddin case: Here's the list of all 22 acquitted accused

A special CBI court today acquitted all 22 accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, saying there was not enough proof to show he was murdered.

Sohrabuddin-encounter: Citing lack of evidence, CBI-court acquits all 22 accused

21 Dec 2018

Sohrabuddin-encounter: Citing lack of evidence, CBI-court acquits all 22 accused

A special CBI court on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case saying there wasn't enough proof to show he was murdered.

SC refuses to review its order in controversial Loya death-case

31 Jul 2018

SC refuses to review its order in controversial Loya death-case

The SC has dismissed a petition seeking a review of its April ruling in the Judge BH Loya death case, reiterating again that he died a natural death.

SC's Loya death verdict triggers BJP-Congress war

19 Apr 2018

SC's Loya death verdict triggers BJP-Congress war

The SC's refusal to order an independent probe in Judge BH Loya's death has opened a political war.

SC can remove suspicions on Loya's death by direct-dealing: Congress

19 Apr 2018

SC can remove suspicions on Loya's death by direct-dealing: Congress

Congress today said the Supreme Court judgment dismissing a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge BH Loya will raise more questions and leave many of them unanswered unless logical reasons were found in it.

'Judge Loya died of natural causes': SC refuses independent probe

19 Apr 2018

'Judge Loya died of natural causes': SC refuses independent probe

The SC has dismissed a petition for an independent probe in the death of Special CBI Judge BH Loya, who was found dead amid "suspicious" circumstances, his family claimed.

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

21 Feb 2018

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

Special CBI judge JK Pandya discharged former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He was charged along with other former police officers with conspiracy, illegal confinement and murder by the CBI.

Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC

22 Jan 2018

Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC

On the first hearing on Judge BH Loya's death, the SC said aspersions shouldn't be cast on BJP president Amit Shah, who isn't a party in the case.

CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case

20 Jan 2018

CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will hear PILs seeking independent probe into the death of CBI judge BH Loya.

Loya's son denies allegations, rebel SC judges return to court

15 Jan 2018

Loya's son denies allegations, rebel SC judges return to court

CBI Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's 'suspicious' death was one of the reasons that triggered a rebellion by four SC judges, a first in India.

SC: Issue of CBI Judge BH Loya's death is serious

12 Jan 2018

SC: Issue of CBI Judge BH Loya's death is serious

The Supreme Court has said the mysterious circumstances surrounding special CBI judge BH Loya's death is indeed a "serious matter." Judge Loya was hearing the controversial Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case when he "mysteriously" expired.

In a first, judges urge nation to save Supreme Court

12 Jan 2018

In a first, judges urge nation to save Supreme Court

In an extraordinary development, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second senior-most SC judge, raised questions on the court's freedom and integrity that he alleged have been thrown into uncertainty.

CBI Judge Loya's death: Bombay HC judges deny anything suspicious

27 Nov 2017

CBI Judge Loya's death: Bombay HC judges deny anything suspicious

AAP, Congress and CPM leaders and former Delhi HC judge AP Shah have been calling for a judicial probe in the death of CBI Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya.

CBI judge Loya's death: CPI(M) demands high-level judicial probe

24 Nov 2017

CBI judge Loya's death: CPI(M) demands high-level judicial probe

Amid allegations of foul play in the death of special CBI judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya in 2014, the CPI(M) has demanded that a high-level judicial probe be conducted.

Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

23 Oct 2017

Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

Despite opposition's protests led by the Congress party, the Rajasthan government tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which amends the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973.

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns over 'personal reasons'

20 Oct 2017

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns over 'personal reasons'

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, India's second-most senior legal officer, resigned yesterday citing 'personal reasons'. He now plans to spend some time with family.

Gujarat: Ahead of RS polls, ED raids UPA-era defaulter firm

05 Aug 2017

Gujarat: Ahead of RS polls, ED raids UPA-era defaulter firm

The ED raided premises of the Gujarat-based Sandesara Group which has defaulted on loans worth Rs. 1,700cr from banks during UPA rule.

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani nominated for RS elections from Gujarat

27 Jul 2017

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani nominated for RS elections from Gujarat

BJP national president Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani have been nominated for the Rajya Sabha (RS) polls from Gujarat.

Sohrabuddin encounter plea against Amit Shah rejected

08 Nov 2016

Sohrabuddin encounter plea against Amit Shah rejected

A plea seeking review of the Supreme Court's decision which gave a clean chit to BJP president Amit Shah in the case of fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh was rejected by the apex court.

Amit Shah drafts new national training programme for BJP

30 Oct 2016

Amit Shah drafts new national training programme for BJP

BJP President Amit Shah has drafted a new set of guidelines under the national training programme for BJP leaders.

Amit Shah will inaugurate BJP's poll campaign in Goa

09 Aug 2016

Amit Shah will inaugurate BJP's poll campaign in Goa

National President of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), Amit Shah will launch Goa's election campaign for upcoming assembly elections.

Supreme Court rejects plea against Amit Shah

02 Aug 2016

Supreme Court rejects plea against Amit Shah

On 1st August, 2016, a plea filed against the discharge of Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake-encounter case was rejected by the apex court in Delhi.