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Evasive answers can't be a ground to arrest but can be taken into consideration, says ED's attorney

"Evasive answers can't be a ground to arrest but can be taken into consideration. They may be the last straw," ASG SV Raju told the Supreme Court bench today.


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Over-ground worker arrested in connection with attack on non-local in J-K's Shopian

An over-ground worker (OGW) of terrorists has been arrested in connection with the attack on a non-local driver in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir last month, police said on Friday. "With a significant development in investigation of the Padpawan attack case at Danish Resorts, security forces have made a noteworthy breakthrough," a police official said.
3:02 PM

ED attaches assets worth Rs 205 crore of ex-Chhattisgarh IAS officer Anil Tuteja

The probe agency has attached assets worth Rs 205 crore of ex-Chhattisgarh IAS officer Anil Tuteja, Raipur mayor's brother, others in money laundering case
2:58 PM

Liquor policy case: Senior advocate Singhvi is leading arguments for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Justice Khanna: What he (Raju) is saying is in future AAP will be impleaded as accused.
Singhvi: But that does not mean Kejriwal is arrested.
Justice Khanna: Vicarious liability is not direct are wrong. Person in-charge deemed responsible.
2:42 PM

Supreme Court asks Centre to provide details on notices, arrests done under GST Act

The top court has directed the Central government to furnish details of issuance of notices and arrests done under the provisions of the Goods and Services Tax, saying it may interpret the law and lay down appropriate guidelines to avoid any harassment of citizens by depriving their liberty. A special bench of judges is hearing a batch of 281 pleas questioning multiple provisions of the GST Act, Customs Act and the provisions of PMLA. The bench said it would interpret the law to "strengthen" the liberty, if need be, but not allow citizens to be harassed.
2:40 PM

Enforcement Directorate (ED) opposes bail to Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal; HC decision on May 6

The ED opposed the interim medical bail sought by Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal in a money laundering case, stating his stay at a private hospital could be extended for a month. Goyal has sought interim bail on medical and humanitarian grounds, citing that both he and his wife, Anita Goyal, suffered from cancer. A single bench of Justice N J Jamadar said it would pass orders on May 6.
2:01 PM

HD Revanna booked for kidnap of former maid who was allegedly raped by his son Prajwal

JD(S) leader HD Revanna has been booked for kidnapping one of the alleged victims of sexual abuse by his son Prajwal Revanna, The Hindu reported today. The alleged victim earlier worked as a maid in Revanna’s household for six years.
1:44 PM

News update: Raymond re-appoints Gautam Hari Singhania as managing director

1:43 PM

WhatsApp banned 70 million Indian accounts in 2023

WhatsApp banned some 70 million accounts in India between January and November 2023, according to the messaging app’s monthly reports. Read here for more details.
1:25 PM

Pilot injured after helicopter going to pick Shiv Sena (UBT) leader tilts in Maharashtra's Raigad

The pilot of a helicopter was wounded after it tilted during landing in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Friday, a police official said.
The helicopter was scheduled to pick Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sushma Andhare for an election rally.
1:19 PM

Karnataka obscene videos case: Another FIR filed against suspended JD(S) MP Prajwal Revanna

Another FIR was filed against suspended JD(S) leader Prajwal Revanna in connection with the 'obscene videos' case at CID Police. The cases against the Hassan MP have recorded under sections 376(2)(N), 506, 354A(1), 354(B), 354(c), 506 of the IT Act.
12:48 PM

Supreme Court stays opening of road outside Punjab CM's residence in Chandigarh

The top court today stayed the opening of a road outside Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann's residence in Chandigarh on an experimental basis. The Supreme Court bench observed that both the Centre and Punjab government have opposed the opening of the road, which has been closed since the 1980s, owing to a threat perception.
12:41 PM

Liquor policy case: Delhi HC asks CBI, ED to respond to Ex-Deputy Chief Minister Sisodia's plea for bail

The Delhi High Court today asked the CBI and ED  to respond to former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's petition seeking bail in the corruption and money laundering cases lodged in relation to the alleged excise policy scam. The high court listed the matter for further hearing on May 8.
12:22 PM

Jharkhand HC dismisses former CM Hemant Soren's plea challenging arrest by Enforcement Directorate

The Jharkhand High Court today dismissed the plea of former Chief Minister Hemant Soren challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The court had reserved the decision on February 28.
12:07 PM

Centre poses danger to the 'idea of India' enshrined in the Constitution: Shashi Tharoor

At a meeting in South Goa’s Verna, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday argued that the BJP government at the Centre posed a fundamental danger to the “idea of India” enshrined in the Constitution. Tharoor said, “Our democracy is definitely under threat. When you vote on May 7, one of the great questions you have to ask yourself is…What kind of India do you want to live in? What kind of India do you want your children to grow up in? Do you want an India that is fearful? Where people are scared to say things on the phone because they don’t know who in the government is listening, where people are afraid to express their views openly because of consequences?”

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First Published: May 03 2024 | 9:05 AM IST

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