CBI Director

  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha accused of shielding coal scam accused, SC issues notice to him September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major blow to India's premier investigation agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to its Director Ranjit Sinha on a plea seeking his removal from the post and a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe against him for allegedly...
  • News 360: Al-Qaeda launches India wing September 4, 2014

    Union Home Ministry issued an all-India alert and sent investigative teams to sensitive areas after an Al-Qaeda video announced the launch of its terror wing in the country. The Intelligence Bureau is verifying the authenticity of the video after the Home Ministry asked the agency for a report on the...
  • DG Vanzara's letter not an evidence in encounter cases: CBI sources September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said that he has not received letter from suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara. Sinha added that the investigative agency will examine the letter in the context of Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. "We are yet to get a copy of his letter officially. It...
  • CBI Director should not take up any job after retirement: SC July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The government and the Supreme Court are again at loggerheads over the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The Supreme Court observed on Wednesday that the CBI Director should not take up any job after retirement. But the government has opposed it saying as matter of principal it is...
  • Bribery case: CBI likely to file petition in SC against Vivek Dutt May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expected to file a petition in the Supreme Court on Monday against the investigating officer in the coal allocation scam, who was caught taking a bribe of Rs 15 lakh on Friday. The CBI Internal Intelligence Unit nabbed Vivek Dutt in an...
  • Bribery case: CBI officer to be questioned for 3 days May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday sent Vivek Dutt, a CBI officer heading the probe into the allocation of coal blocks, to the custody of the probe agency till May 21 for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 7 lakh from a businessman for settling a land dispute. Central Bureau...
  • Delhi: Two CBI officials arrested for taking bribe May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Two officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), including one reportedly investigating the coal scam, were arrested in Delhi while taking a bribe of Rs 7 lakh for settling down a land dispute, an officer said on Friday. Superintendent of Police Vivek Dutt and Inspector Rajesh Karnatak...
  • CBI officer caught taking bribe of Rs 15 lakh May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official, who is also the Chief Investigating Officer probing the coal block allocation scam, was caught taking a bribe of Rs 15 lakh on Friday. The CBI Internal Intelligence Unit nabbed Vivek Dutt in an operation that was personally supervised by the...
  • Government puts pressure on CBI, alleges former director December 14, 2012

    A former CBI director who handled Mayawati's DA case says politicians do put pressure on them and wants the agency to be independent. ...
  • Ranjit Sinha takes charge as new CBI Director December 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Ranjit Sinha officially took charge as the new Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director on Monday for two year. The 59-year-old's appointment was clouded in controversy with the Opposition crying foul. Sinha, who was the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Director, has served as the CBI's joint director in its anti-corruption...
  • Have a right to express myself: Ram Jethmalani November 27, 2012

    The BJP's internal drama is becoming more bitter by the day. MP and veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who was suspended and then issued a show cause notice asking why he should not be expelled, has again written to Nitin Gadkari, this time, slamming senior leaders Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj. ...
  • Jethmalani does not deserve a reply: Arun Jaitley November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has refused to comment on the scathing criticism of him by suspended party leader Ram Jethmalani in a letter addressed toe the party's parliamentary board earlier on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, Jaitley said that Jethmalani's remark hinting at his involvement in the CBI...
  • JD(U) supports appointment of new CBI director November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar has come out in support of senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Ranjit Sinha's appointment as next the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director. Nitish Kumar on Monday said in Patna that a Bihar cadre officer become the...
  • Stand united against Gadkari, Jethmalani urges BJP November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Suspended Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ram Jethmalani has no plans to give up. He has said that he will write yet another letter to party chief Nitin Gadkari, asking him to step down from the post. Nitin Gadkari faces a bevy of corruption charges over his alleged links...
  • No one has the courage to take action against me: Jethmalani November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Supreme Court lawyer and BJP leader Ram Jethmalani on Sunday challenged the party leadership to take action against him for his stand on the appointment of the new CBI director and party president Nitin Gadkari. Jethmalani openly hit out saying that nobody in the party has the...
  • BJP hints at disciplinary action against Ram Jethmalani November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday indicated it may take disciplinary action against Ram Jethmalani who has demanded party president Nitin Gadkari's resignation and disagreed with the party's stand over the appointment of new CBI director. "Jethmalani has been making statements against the BJP president and has now spoken...
  • BJP stops short of taking action against Jethmalani November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after the two leaders of opposition questioned the appointment of Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Ranjit Sinha as the new Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), support for the government came from unexpected quarters. Senior Supreme Court lawyer and BJP leader Ram Jethmalani congratulated...
  • PM rejects demand to revoke appointment of new CBI director November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday rejected BJP's demand to keep in abeyance appointment of new CBI Director Ranjit Sinha. Manmohan said the insinuation that appointment was to preempt the procedure recommended by the select committee is wholly unwarranted and devoid of any merit. "I refute the suggestion...
  • Storm over CBI director's appointment, BJP writes to PM November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: It is not just the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) which is in the eye of a storm. The new Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director's appointment is also caught in a political tug of war. Top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders have written to Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Jaitley, Sushma seek stay on CBI chief's appointment November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Leaders of Opposition Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing disapproval over the appointment of the new CBI director in the wake of the tabling of the Select Committee's report on Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha that recommends that a...
  • CBI director race: Delhi Police chief withdraws plea November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Friday withdrew his petition to the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in which he had challenged the government's move to drop his name from the list of candidates for the post of CBI Director. Kumar had alleged that he was overlooked for the...
  • UPA's most important member is CBI director: Gadkari October 7, 2012

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Saturday took a dig at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government saying that the most important person in the ruling coalition was the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). In an interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Gadkari said that the...
  • Full text of the CBI Director's speech on black money February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Indians are the largest depositors in banks abroad with an estimated $ 500 billion (nearly Rs 24.5 lakh crore) of illegal money stashed by them in tax havens, the CBI Director AP Singh said on Monday. Here is the full text of the CBI Director's speech: On behalf of...