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Karti Chidambaram denied anticipatory bail in money laundering case

New Delhi: A Delhi court has dismissed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram’s application for anticipatory bail in a money laundering case related to issuance of visa to Chinese visitors. The Rouse Avenue Court was hearing the petition by Karti Chidambaram, S Bhaskar Raman and Vikas Makharia. Karti was accused of taking bribe of Rs 50 lakh...

SC Upholds SC/ST Amendment Act, No Inquiry Before Lodging an FIR

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has upheld the validity of the 2018 amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which had among other things reintroduced the bar on anticipatory bail to those accused under the Act. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said a preliminary inquiry is not essential...