Ravi Pujari acquitted in shootout and murder of Bengaluru builder

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

Udupi  : Ravi Pujari acquitted in the 2001 shootout and murder of a Bengaluru-based builder. The Special Court judge in Bengaluru has delivered  the judgement on August 18 said, “There is no evidence before this court to prove beyond reasonable doubt that prior to January 5, 2001, Ravi Pujari conspired with the other accused to […]

Man sentenced to 10-years rigorous imprisonment sexually harassing 21minor boys

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
chandra Hemmady

Mangaluru : A man was found guilty of sexually harassing minor boys and was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) and was also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 by Pocso Court (Fast Track Special Court-1) Judge Yadav Vanamala Anandrao. The Chandra Hemmady, 42, was convicted in the first of the 21 similar cases […]

Jaya case: Plea to produce seized silver articles

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Bangalore: Special Public Prosecutor in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others on Monday filed a fresh petition in the Special Court, seeking its direction to produce before it the seized silver articles weighing 1,116 kg belonging to her. The silver articles had been entrusted to the Chief Minister’s […]

BBMP corporator gets 4 year jail-term for accepting bribe

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
Govinda Raju

Bangalore : Striking hard against corrupt elected representatives, the Lokayukta Special Court today sentenced BBMP corporator Govindaraju to four years rigorous imprisonment and ordered him to pay Rs 90,000 as fine for accepting bribe from a builder. Reading out his verdict, the special court judge Sudhindra Rao said the charges against the accused that he […]

Warrant issued against Yeddyurappa on land scam on March 5

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Bangalore: The Lokayukta special Court on Monday dismissed an appeal from B.S. Yeddyurappa, seeking “exemption” on 2nd and 3rd Complaints filed by some lawyers in regard to land scans in his name, and issued a warrant against him, when his close followers were getting ready for a show of strength in Hubli, to overwhelm the […]

Janardhana Reddy’s bail plea rejected again

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
Janardhana Reddy

Hyderabad : A special court Thursday once again dismissed the bail petitions of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law Srinivasa Reddy in an illegal mining case. This is the third time, since their arrest on Sep 5, that the special court for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) cases has rejected their bail […]

Tamil Nadu CM Jaya to appear in Bangalore Special Court

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
Jayalaita appear Special Court

Bangalore : The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to appear in a Bangalore Special Court on Thursday with regard to her wealth cases as the government of Karnataka had assured adequate security. A Bench comprising Justices Dalveer Bhandar and Dipak Misra told senior counsel Mukul Rohtagi and Sanjay Hegde, […]

MLA Katta S. Naidu & Son in jail: no bail for both till 24th

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Bangalore: The Lokayukta special Court Judge Sudhindra Rao refused to grant bail to former BJP strongman and minister, Katta Subramanya Naidu, now MLA, and his son BBMP corporator Jagdish, and Itasca MD, Srinivas, who were asked to be present in the Court on September 19 when their imprisonment had ended, and told them that their […]

HDK attends Court Summons and addresses Press later

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Bangalore: The former CM and JD-S MP H.D. Kumaraswamy met the Presspersons, along with his MLS wife Anitha, on Friday, after coming out of Lokayukta special Court securing bailment on Thursday in connection with Janthkal Mining Licence issue Scandal and Viahwa Bharathi Housing sites denotification(land grab) cases. He boasted that he had honoured the court […]

CBI special court puts off judgment till May 14

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

New Delhi: On Akshaya Tritiya Day, CBI had targeted Kanimozhi (DMK MP), daughter of Tamilnadu CM Karunanidhi, in a TV channel funds transfer case in its court, while her lawyer Ram Jethmalani had explained that she did nothing to administer the TV channel (in which she had 20% shares) nor enrich herself, so she should […]