External Affairs ministry supplied names of persons involved in cases under investigation by Directorate of Enforcement absconded from India

QUESTION NO.3198 ABSCONDING BUSINESSMEN
March 14, 2018

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.3198
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.03.2018

ABSCONDING BUSINESSMEN

  1. SHRI MD. BADARUDDOZA KHAN:
    SHRI KAUSHAL KISHORE:
    SHRI MOHD. SALIM:
    SHRI RAMDAS C. TADAS

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state

(a) whether many businessmen of our country have absconded after doing scams and settled in various other countries;

(b) if so, the list of such fraud businessmen who are absconding; and

(c) the details of action taken by the Government so far to bring them back to the country? Continue reading “External Affairs ministry supplied names of persons involved in cases under investigation by Directorate of Enforcement absconded from India”

Grounds for entertaining Public Interest Litigation

It is necessary to bear in mind that a public interest litigation is usually entertained by a court for the purpose of redressing public injury, enforcing public duty, protecting social rights and vindicating public interest. The real purpose of entertaining such application is the vindication of the rule of law, effective access to justice to the economically weaker class and meaningful realisation of the fundamental rights. Continue reading “Grounds for entertaining Public Interest Litigation”

Without permission for every foreign trip, Salman cannot travel abroad: Court

August 04, 2018 Salman Khan`s counsel had moved an application before the District and Sessions Judge Chandra Kumar Songara in Jodhpur on Friday, seeking exemption from the requirement for taking permission to go abroad. But he will have to continue taking permission from the court every time he travels abroad, it was made clear on Saturday by the judge hearing a plea against the actor’s conviction … Continue reading Without permission for every foreign trip, Salman cannot travel abroad: Court

RBI to Issue New Design ₹ 100 Denomination Banknote

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India. The new denomination has Motif of “RANI KI VAV” on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The base colour of the note is Lavender. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse. Dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm × 142 mm. Continue reading “RBI to Issue New Design ₹ 100 Denomination Banknote”

Whether anonymous letter sent in the name of a Judge can be entertained as Public Interest Litigation?

It is well settled that a public interest litigation can be entertained by the Constitutional Courts only at the instance of a bona fide litigant. The author of the letter in this case is anonymous, there is no way to verify his bona fides and in fact no effort was made by the Court to verify about the authenticity, truth or otherwise of the contents of the petition. Continue reading “Whether anonymous letter sent in the name of a Judge can be entertained as Public Interest Litigation?”

If no action is taken by police on information given to them, the informant’s remedy lies under Sections 190, 200, Cr. P.C., not a Writ Petition

In Gangadhar Janardan Mhatre vs. State of Maharashtra and Ors. (2004) 7 SCC 768.held :

“When the information is laid with the police, but no action in that behalf is taken, the complainant is given power under Section 190 read with Section 200 of the Code to lay the complaint before the Magistrate having jurisdiction to take cognizance of the offence and the Magistrate is required to enquire into the complaint as provided in Chapter XV of the Code. In case the Magistrate after recording evidence finds a prima facie case, instead of issuing process to the accused, he is empowered to direct the police concerned to investigate into offence under Chapter XII of the Code and to submit a report. If he finds that the complaint does not disclose any offence to take further action, he is empowered to dismiss the complaint under Section 203 of the Code. Continue reading “If no action is taken by police on information given to them, the informant’s remedy lies under Sections 190, 200, Cr. P.C., not a Writ Petition”

Power of the police to investigate has been made independent of any control by the Magistrate

In S.N. Sharma vs. Bipen Kumar Tiwari and Ors. [(1970) 1 SCC 653].,this Court took the view that there is no mention of any power to stop an investigation by the police. The power of the police to investigate any cognizable offence is uncontrolled by the Magistrate, and it is only in cases where the police decide not to investigate the case, the Magistrate can intervene and either direct an investigation, or, in the alternative, himself proceed or depute a Magistrate subordinate to him to proceed to enquire into the case. Continue reading “Power of the police to investigate has been made independent of any control by the Magistrate”