A further extradition request was made in February this year, certified by UK Home Secretary Priti Patel, of two additional offences relating to allegations that Modi interfered with the CBI investigation by causing the disappearance of evidence and intimidating a witness. The must establish a prima facie case against Modi to allow the judge to rule that he has a case to answer before the Indian courts. … [Read more...] about Nirav Modi extradition case: UK court given fresh video tour of Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail
After the CBI and ED case, Chanda Kochhar had resigned as MD and CEO of ICICI Bank on October 4, 2018. How did the board know that Kochhar was innocent in the case even before an enquiry? Shouldn’t Kochhar have stayed away from the credit committee given that her family had business dealings with the borrower? The board was silent on these critical questions. … [Read more...] about ICICI-Videocon case: Deepak Kochhar arrested. Is Chanda Kochhar next?
To be sure though, the lure of post-retirement postings has plagued India’s constitutional courts for many decades, irrespective of the government or party in power. The question is not whether a pre-retirement ruling had led to securing a post-retirement government job, but whether a sitting judge who is exposed to the lure of potential future career prospects could be publicly perceived as acting fairly and impartially. Judges are but fallible human beings and personal biases can never be ruled out in decision-making. … [Read more...] about Former CJI Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination is not the first and won’t be the last
Actor Rhea Chakraborty, held in a drugs case linked to her boyfriend and actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, has alleged in her bail application filed in a Mumbai court that during her interrogation by the NCB, she was "coerced" into making "self-incriminating confessions". … [Read more...] about Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case: Coerced to make self-incriminating confessions, says Rhea Chakraborty in plea