One of the main accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, Kanhaiyalal Gidwani, died of a heart attack at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital on Tuesday. Gidwani was a former Congress MLC and promoter of Adarsh. He was admitted to breach candy on Friday after suffering a second heart attack in four days.
Accused Kanhaiyalal Gidwani and his family own flats in the controversial housing society. Kanhaiyalal Gidwani was accused of paying Rs 1.25 crore to financial consultant JK Jagiasi to influence CBI officials investigating the Adarsh housing society case. During his questioning, it was learnt that Jagiasi had approached Gidwani seeking a bribe of Rs 1.25 crore.
The scam involves a prime plot in south Mumbai's Colaba on which a 31-storey building was constructed by the society, allegedly illegally.
The Supreme Court has held that the two-finger test on a rape survivor violates her right to privacy, and asked the government to provide better medical procedures to confirm sexual assault.
The Bombay High Court has refused to quash a criminal complaint against an artist who painted nude and derogatory pictures of his estranged wife in his bedroom
Ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India, about 50 people on Saturday held a protest in Delhi demanding suspension of talks with China.
Rejecting the bail plea of Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen and one of his close aides, a West Bengal court Saturday sent them to judicial custody till May
The Tihar Jail here registered a record turnover of Rs.32.17 crore in 2012-13 against a turnover of Rs.12.20 crore during the previous year.
The orange city on Saturday recorded a maximum temperatures of 47 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest place in the country
Eight villagers, including 3 children, and a securityman of elite Cobra battalion were killed in an encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur.