New Delhi: In a setback to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati, the Delhi high court on Friday allowed the Income-Tax department to go ahead with reassessment of her income for the fiscal year 2001-02.
The court dismissed Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati’s plea seeking to restrain the department from reassessing her income claiming that a prior mandatory notice was not served on her. The court, while passing the order, said Mayawati has failed to prove her case.
Court awards death to Noida murders accused
New Delhi: A court on Friday sentenced businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his servant, Surender Koli, to death for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl that police say was part of gruesome serial killings in Noida, near the Capital.
A judge said that Pandher and his servant will be hanged, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokesperson said.
HC stays award of road project to Maytas Infra
Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh high court on Friday stayed the awarding of a Rs120 crore road project to Maytas Infra Ltd, promoted by Satyam Computer Services Ltd’s B. Ramalinga Raju and family, on nomination basis.
Ironically, the state Cabinet that met on Friday under the chairmanship of chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy “ratified” the awarding of the road work to Maytas around the same time the high court delivered its order.
The government later said it would abide by the court order.