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Harish Salve will try to see what he can do to free Sahara Subrata, gets him Tihar conference room in meantime

According to the Times of India, Senior counsel Harish Salve has been the latest lawyer to have been instructed to appear for Sahara boss Subrata Roy, who continues to be locked up in Tihar Jail for contempt of court.

Salve’s first act as counsel was to accept the offer of a bigger cell for Roy - “a big conference room with attached bathroom and also an annexe in Tihar complex that is safe and secure from security point of view” – in order to arrange for the sale of big hotel properties in London and New York owned by the Sahara group to meet the Supreme Court’s stipulated now Rs 10,000 crore quasi-bail, in order to meet Sebi’s order to repay Rs 24,000 crore to investors.

Journalist @JaskiratSB tweeted: “Amongst facilities that could possibly be provided to [Roy] in jail: 2 secretarial staff, wifi, video conferencing + laptops, printers… Sahara to pay for facilities of course. As mentioned in court. But no final call yet.”

“Harish Salve completes a long list of legal luminaries representing Subrata Roy,” commented @SandipGhose on Twitter, referring to the roster of senior counsel who have appeared and failed to get Roy any relief, including Ram Jethmalani, Fali Nariman, Gopal Subramanium, KTS Tulsi, Abhishek Manu SInghvi, PH Parekh, Aryama Sundaram and others.

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Like +19 Object -3 Bappi da 01 Aug 14, 12:11  interesting  top rated
while at it, Sahara sri should also ask for an attached swimming pool and a Jacuzzi!
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Like +3 Object -1 Harish 02 Aug 14, 12:39
Harish Salve will do the needful ;)
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Like +1 Object -1 Bypasser 03 Aug 14, 10:13
Such philanthropy from Salve..
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Like +3 Object -2 Clap Clap 03 Aug 14, 13:20
The collective might of the Entire legal fraternity of India appears to have been placed behind One Single person - a person most of us speak about only in hush and whispers.

This matter has been mentioned on an average once every week at the Honorable the SC in the past year+. Judges who have ordered against Him have recorded the "immense" pressure they have suffered.

Meantime, it will be interesting to see the fate of one person...

Who sweet-talked Shri Shri into filing a Prospectus with bizarre claims of owning properties.. Who monitored letter after letter of brazen bluster and denials to the SEBI.. Who oversaw the proverbial shit hit the ceiling.. Who hastily sold off a decade+ of merchant banking work to UTI within a few weeks after it so hit the ceiling.. Who now says that he is a philanthropist (Ha Ha) and only doing Vippassana meditation, because he has been there, done that etc.. who knows deep down that he is responsible to put Shri Shri behind bars, so God help him.. and who probably lives in perpetual dread of That knock on the door.

If you had Any doubts about the state of India's democracy, follow this matter.

Welcome to the new 'Land of Opportunity'.
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Like +1 Object -1 Scooter- 04 Aug 14, 11:52
arent you sunshine?
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Like +0 Object -0 Vakeel Saheb 05 Aug 14, 14:36
Yeah...agree with the headline....but first the color of money to be seen.....!
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Like +1 Object -0 Quasi Bailor 14 Aug 14, 20:10
What the hell is a quasi-bail?
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