Delhi Police to file chargesheet against Kejriwal: Top 5 News Headlines of today!
Delhi Police is in the process of filing chargesheet against 21 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia.
Delhi Police claimed that all these 21 legislators have 24 criminal cases pending against them for last two year.
Rejecting allegations of vendetta levelled against him and the UPA, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today demanded that the government should ensure that Lalit Modi returns to India to face the probe by Enforcement Directorate on various charges, including money laundering.
Addressing a press conference, he said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's action in helping the tainted former IPL boss get travel documents from the UK was in violation of rules and a case of favouritism shown to someone she knew.
CBI has registered an FIR against former Union Textile Minister Shankarsinh Vaghela and six others including the then Chairman-cum-Managing Director of National Textile Corporation for sale of prime property in Mumbai allegedly at "throwaway prices" to a private company.
CBI sources said FIR has been registered against Vaghela, former NTC CMD Ramachandran Pillai, and others for allegedly causing Rs 1,700 crore loss to the exchequer through the sale of NTC land in Parel.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar tried to convince Lalit Modi to return to India and "face the law" during a meeting in London in May but the fugitive former IPL boss said he faced "threat to his life" if he came back.
"I met Lalit Modi in London around mid-May this year and asked him to return to India to face the law. He said He was not worried about cases filed against him but was facing a security threat and expressed concern over the threat to his life. Earlier, I had been told by an official about security threat to Lalit Modi," Pawar told reporters today.
A Pakistani company had sold eight Japanese Yamaha engines to one of the 2008 Mumbai attack facilitators who supplied them to terrorists, including Ajmal Kasab, for reaching Mumbai in a dingy, a senior manager of the firm today told an anti-terrorism court.
The company's general manager, one of the two witnesses who testified before the court which is hearing the case at the high security Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, said the firm had sold the engines to absconding accused Amjad Khan, a shadowy LeT organiser and financier from Karachi, a court official told PTI.