CBI

  • Coal scam: CBI to examine Hindalco chief Kumar Mangalam Birla 21-04-2014 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is all set to be interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore coal block allocation scam. The CBI has named Mangalam in the Hindalco chargesheet. The investigators have already questioned several officials of Hindaloco and are...
  • Coal scam: CBI recommends closure report in two cases 21-04-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday recommended closure report in the FIR against JLD Yavatmal Energy and Jas Infrastructure Capital Pvt. Ltd lodged in September 2012 in the coal blocks alloaction case. The CBI said that there is lack of prosecutable evidence against the two companies. The...
  • VVIP chopper deal: CBI Director meets Indian envoy in Italy 18-04-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjeet Sinha has met Indian envoy in Italy in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in Rs 3,600 AgustaWestland helicopter deal. Sinha, who was in Rome last week to attend a conference on human trafficking organised by London's Metropolitan Police, held a meeting with Basant...
  • MP High Court rejects pleas seeking CBI probe into MPPEB scam 17-04-2014 09:33 PM

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court has rejected a bunch of petitions seeking a CBI probe into the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. A total of 14 petitions, demanding investigation by the central agency into the scam were filed in the High Court pertaining to irregularities in selection/ appointments made...
  • CBI need to be transparent; should be under RTI Act: Former VC 16-04-2014 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: Advocating for bringing CBI under purview of RTI Act, former Vigilance Commissioner R Srikumar on Wednesday said the probe agency will never get "hurt" by revealing the truth it gathered in its probe and should win heart of the people by opening itself for public scrutiny. "The CBI...
  • CBI to quiz PC Parakh in coal block allocation case 16-04-2014 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Probe into alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira-II coal blocks has gained momentum as CBI has started questioning top executives of Aditya Birla Group and were likely to quiz former Coal Secretary PC Parakh next week. Official sources said that some of the top executives of Rs 2.4...
  • CBI is seen as government's hatchet: Gopalkrishna Gandhi 15-04-2014 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: CBI was in for some harsh words on Tuesday when former Governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi said the central probe agency had gained notoriety as "government's hatchet" and "department of dirty tricks" which was clothed in "opacity" with perfume of "mystery". Delivering 15th DP Kohli Memorial Lecture...
  • Nothing to hide in coal allocation: PMO 14-04-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Monday said that the matter relating to exploitation of coal reserves was under judicial scrutiny and the UPA government has nothing to hide in the matter. "This matter is under judicial scrutiny and the government is assisting the investigating agency on the...
  • Sonia's 'agents' and CBI 'worked overtime' to send me behind bars: Modi 12-04-2014 06:38 PM

    Firing a fresh salvo at theCongress,Narendra Modi on Saturday accused it of "working overtime" through CBI and "agents" to send him to jail, saying it failedto implicate him in the last 10 years as he came out "clean". "CBI worked round the clock to implicate and send me behind bars....
  • CBI sets up a special unit to curb fixing in sports 12-04-2014 05:45 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation has set up a Sports Frauds Investigation Unit (SFIO), to tackle corruption in sports and to stop the match-fixing plague in cricket. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, the setting up of the SFIO is likely to be announced by the CBI on...
  • 5 persons, including 4 BRO officers sent to jail for involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam 09-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Five persons, including four senior officers of the BRO, were sent to jail for their involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam pertaining to use of substandard material in construction of a road in Joshimath area of Chamoli district. Lt Colonel Shailendra Grover of the BRO and three other officers...
  • AgustaWestland case: CBI rejects allegation of non-cooperation 08-04-2014 03:26 PM

    Rejecting allegations of "non-cooperation", CBI has said that all documents related to AgustaWestland helicopter bribery scandal have been provided to prosecutors in Italy who are contesting the case there. The agency refuted media reports which alleged that documents have not been provided to prosecutors in Italy which was hampering India's...
  • VVIP chopper scam: CBI says all documents provided to Italian prosecutors 08-04-2014 12:15 AM

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday said it has provided all documents related to Agusta Westland chopper corruption case to Italian prosecutors who are fighting the trial in Italy. A CBI spokesperson said said no document specifically mentioned by the Italian prosecution lawyer has been withheld or declined to be provided....
  • Devyani Khobragade likely to face probe in Adarsh scam 06-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Mumbai: In more trouble for Devyani Khobragade, the Indian Foreign Service officer is likely to face a probe in connection with the Adarsh scam. Devyani owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh society in Mumbai's Colaba area. According to sources, the CBI has evidence that she purchased the flat after...
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to speed up anti-graft probe against Virbhadra 02-04-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered the CBI to speed up their investigation against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. A preliminary inquiry was registered after AAP leader Prashant Bhushan filed a complaint alleging that Virbhadra's wealth was much more than his earning. Bhushan also alleged that...
  • BJP leader Ganesh Malviya, I-T officer, others get bail in bribery case 01-04-2014 05:40 PM

    A local court in Bhopal on Tuesdaygranted bail to Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax Department Poonam Rai, her husband and BJP leader Ganesh Malviya and two others arrested on Friday by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a builder. Special Additional District Judge (ADJ) Manoj...
  • No criminality found in allocation of 20 coal blocks, say sources 01-04-2014 02:56 PM

    New Delhi: In a good news for the Congress, no criminality has been found in the allocation of 20 coal blocks in preliminary enquiries, according to sources. The coal blocks were allocated between 2006 and 2009. The CBI had registered 14 FIRs and three preliminary enquiries (PEs) to probe coal...
  • Cheques for Rs 2 crore seized from I-T official's house 31-03-2014 07:12 PM

    CBI sleuths claimed to have seized account payee cheques for nearly Rs two crore from the residence of Deputy Commissioner for Income Tax Poonam Rai and her husband Ganesh Malaviya in Bhopalafter they were arrested for allegedly taking Rs 10 lakh bribe. According to CBI sources, the seizures were made...
  • Nearly Rs 2 crore cheques seized from tainted Income Tax officer's house 31-03-2014 03:12 PM

    CBI sleuths have seized account payee cheques for nearly Rs two crore and 11 bank accounts from the residence of Deputy Commissioner for Income Tax, Poonam Rai and her husband Ganesh Malaviya here after they were arrested for taking Rs 10 lakh bribe. According to CBI sources, the seizures were...
  • SC issues notice to Centre on PIL challenging Lokpal appointment rule 31-03-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central government over the issue of Lokpal's appointment. The court issued the notice after a PIL challenged the Lokpal appointment rule which favours appointment of secretaries to Government of India as members of Lokpal. The Supreme Court has...
  • EC deploys 30 poll expenditure observers to keep a watch on spendings by political parties 31-03-2014 07:51 AM

    The Election Commission has deployed 30 poll expenditure observers and flying squads to keep track of spendings by political parties and other complaints of alleged misuse of money and muscle power in Jharkhand. "Jharkhand is expenditure sensitive state. We have deployed 30 expenditure observers," Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said...
  • CBI arrests top I-T officer, BJP leader Malviya for accepting Rs 10 lakh bribe 29-03-2014 06:35 PM

    A deputy commissioner of Income Tax department has been arrested along with her husband, a BJP leader, and two others by CBI in Bhopalfor allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a complainant. A case was registered on Friday on the basis of a complaint alleging that Poonam...
  • Setback for Kerala CM, HC orders CBI probe against his former gunman 28-03-2014 01:59 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court has ordered to hand over the probe of the land grab cases against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's former gunman Salim Raj to the CBI. In the order the High Court has observed that alleged involvement of the personal staff members of the Chief Minister's office...
  • Coal blocks scam: CBI chargesheet against Congress MP Vijay Darda 27-03-2014 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet against party's Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda in the coal block allocation case. Darda along with the others has been named for criminal conspiracy and cheating in the chargesheet. CBI has said that...
  • Coal scam: Court fixes May 2 for consideration on chargesheet 27-03-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed May 2 for considering the chargesheet filed by CBI in coal blocks allocation scam case against Navabharat Power Pvt Ltd and its two directors. Special CBI Judge Madhu Jain fixed the matter for May 2 as CBI has not yet filed complete...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI files revision petition to drop charges against Ashok Chavan 26-03-2014 08:10 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation filed a revision petition in the Bombay High Court to get charges dropped against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. The special CBI court, in January this year, had turned the CBI's plea to drop Chavan's name from...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SC rules out CBI probe, hauls up state and Centre 26-03-2014 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday hauled up the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to stop the Muzaffarnagar riots in the state in September 2013. "The state has to take more effective measures," the court said while hearing a PIL which accused the state government of negligence and failure...
  • Virbhadra Singh probed in connection with payoffs by a steel company 26-03-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a huge embarrassment for the Congress, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has been questioned by the CBI in connection with alleged payoffs to him by a steel company. The CBI's Preliminary Enquiry was registered in 2013 based on a complaint by the State Trading Corporation. IT...
  • CBI busts medical racket selling MCI licence to Chinese degree holders 25-03-2014 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday busted a major medical racket, arresting eight people, including seven doctors. According to the CBI, the illegal network headed by kingpin Jatin Jogadia gave Medical Council of India (MCI) certificates to students who got their medical degrees from China. The certificates, that allow doctors...
  • 2G scam: Relief for Sanjay Chandra, SC rejects CBI plea against bail 24-03-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Unitech director Sanjay Chandra, the Supreme Court has rejected the CBI plea to cancel his bail. Chandra was granted bail in November 2011 by the Supreme Court. The CBI, however, alleged that in this relief period, Chandra approached the then CBI prosecutor AK...