CBI Director

  • DG Vanzara's letter not an evidence in encounter cases: CBI sources 05-09-2013 05:19 PM

    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....
  • CBI Director should not take up any job after retirement: SC 17-07-2013 05:56 PM

    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 20-05-2013 10:56 AM

    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...
  • Bribery case: CBI officer to be questioned for 3 days 19-05-2013 04:41 AM

    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...
  • Delhi: Two CBI officials arrested for taking bribe 18-05-2013 12:12 AM

    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 17-05-2013 10:08 PM

    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 14-12-2012 07:39 PM

    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 03-12-2012 06:32 AM

    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...
  • Have a right to express myself: Ram Jethmalani 27-11-2012 03:07 PM

    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 27-11-2012 11:53 AM

    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 26-11-2012 02:19 PM

    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 26-11-2012 02:14 PM

    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 25-11-2012 07:26 PM

    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 25-11-2012 08:43 AM

    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...
  • BJP stops short of taking action against Jethmalani 25-11-2012 08:18 AM

    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 23-11-2012 10:34 PM

    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 23-11-2012 09:45 PM

    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 23-11-2012 02:21 PM

    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 23-11-2012 12:17 PM

    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...