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  • Former prime minister Manmohan Singh examined by CBI in coal block allocation scam 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been examined by CBI in the coal block allocation case relating to Hindalco but neither he nor the agency was willing to confirm it. He is the first former prime minister to have been interrogated in any case. Sources said Singh was questioned...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests Saradha Realty director Shib Narayan Das January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The CBI on Saturday arrested Shib Narayan Das, director of Kolkata-based firm Saradha Realty, in connection with the multi-crore rupee chit fund scam. CBI apprehended Das in Kolkata and seized a fully-loaded .38 calibre revolver from him. Sources said it was Das who had allegedly suggested to the chairman of...
  • Former chief AP Singh was in touch with Moin Qureshi over postings of police officers January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after he quit as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member, the noose is tightening around former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief AP Singh who is being probed over his links to meat exporter Moin Qureshi. Sources in the Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) claim...
  • Mukul Roy seeks 15 days time, CBI says no January 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress General Secretary Mukul Roy on Wednesday sought 15 days extension of time to appear before CBI in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam but the investigating agency said the plea would not be granted. Roy said "I had confirmed to CBI while I was Delhi that...
  • Government asks AP Singh to step down as UPSC member January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director AP Singh was on Wednesday asked by the government to step down as a Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member. This came after the ex-chief was involved in the Moin Qureshi hawala probe. He was asked to provide details of his properties,...
  • TMC not to remove Mukul Roy from party post January 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress on Wednesday ruled out removing party General Secretary Mukul Roy from the post in the wake of CBI asking him to appear before it in connection with the Saradha scam and accused BJP for using the investigating agency as its political tool against the party. Questions are being...
  • CBI court grants extension of bail term of former AG Mohanty January 13, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: The Special Central Bureau of Investigation Court on Tuesday granted continuation of bail of former Advocate-General (AG) Ashok Mohanty named by the apex probe agency in its charge sheet regarding the multi-crore chit fund scam. Special CBI judge Padma Lochan Satpathy extended the bail term of Mohanty in connection with...
  • RBI asks coop banks to set up panel for monitoring fraud cases January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has directed all primary (urban) cooperative banks to set up a special committee for monitoring and following up cases of frauds of Rs 1 crore and above. "It has... been decided that the Boards of banks should constitute a Special Committee for monitoring and following up...
  • Censor board member says he objected to 'PK' prior to its release, Shankaracharya Swaroopanand demands a CBI probe January 6, 2015

    Narsinghpur: A film censor board member on Monday said he had objected to some scenes of Aamir Khan's 'PK' ahead of its release but was ignored, as Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati demanded a CBI probe over how the movie got the censor board certificate. Some censor board members Monday visited the ashram...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC notice to Chief Secretary, Home Secretary on PIL seeking direction to government to probe murders January 5, 2015

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Monday ordered notice to officials, including the Chief Secretary and the Home Secretary on a petition seeking a direction to government to probe the murder of 12 Scheduled Caste persons in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin districts in 2013 and 2014 by appointing a Special Investigation...
  • Madan Mitra undergoes check-up at hospital; goes back to jail January 3, 2015

    Kolkata: A medical check-up on Saturday was conducted on West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, accused in Saradha scam, at a state-run hospital after which he was taken back to the Alipore prison as doctors found "nothing serious". Mitra underwent a "regular medical check-up" and "There is...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Two policemen suspended for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in Badaun January 2, 2015

    Badaun: In yet another case of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh, two police officers have been suspended over charges of raping a 14-year-old girl. The complaint was filed by the mother of the victim alleging gangrape by the two policemen. "They dragged my niece into the car, took her to a room...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI's credibility broken irreparably, says TMC December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: In the wake of BJP president Amit Shah getting acquitted in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said the CBI's credibility had been "broken irreparably". "CBI's credibility broken irreparably after today's hogwash. Amit Shah discharged in fake encounter case after top lawyers defend him for...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Congress questions CBI's role, says Shah's discharge worrisome December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Questioning CBI's role in the matter, Congress on Tuesday described as "strange and worrisome" a special court discharging BJP chief Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case and alleged that the "chained, caged and totally immobilised" probe agency was under "government pressure". "There are many questions...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Amit Shah's discharge vindicates BJP's stand, says Rajnath Singh December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the special CBI court discharging BJP President Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case has vindicated the party's stand. Using his personal twitter handle, Singh tweeted that he was "extremely pleased" to know that Shah was given...
  • Amit Shah discharged in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: In major relief to BJP chief Amit Shah, a special CBI court on Tuesday discharged him in the 2005 Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. "I am of the opinion that the inference drawn by CBI is not accepted in totality and he (Shah) cannot be charged as an accused," Special CBI...
  • Saradha scam accused Madan Mitra to be discharged from hospital December 27, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, is likely to be discharged from hospital Saturday as tests done on him have not revealed anything significant, a hospital official said. Arrested Dec 12 by the CBI for his alleged complicity in the...
  • CBI registers two more cases against Saradha group of companies December 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has on Saturday registered two more cases against Saradha group of companies after the cases were referred by Assam for investigation. The cases have been registered against Director of Saradha Group Sudipta Sen on allegations of cheating and criminal breach of trust. Earlier in...
  • Coal scam: CBI searches private firm's offices in Jharkhand, Bengal December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday carried out searches at five locations in Jharkhand and West Bengal after registering a fresh case in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks. According to CBI sources, the case has been registered against Electrosteel Castings Limited and Electrosteel...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: DSP Pramod Panda arrested by CBI December 19, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: In a major embarrassment for Odisha Police, the CBI on Friday evening arrested a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pramod Panda for allegedly deriving undue financial benefits from Artha Tatwa Group, a major player in the multi-crore chitfund scam in the state. "Panda, presently a DSP of Odisha Police is...
  • CBI to submit progress report against congress MP Vijay Darda December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday will submit a progress report against congress MP Vijay Darda in connection with the coal block scam case. Darda is accused of misrepresenting facts in various letters written to former prime minister Manmohan Singh in an effort to get coal blocks...
  • Coal scam: Court returns CBI's closure report in Hindalco case, asks to record Manmohan's statement December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The special court probing coal blocks allocation scam on Tuesday asked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to further investigate a case allegedly involving former coal secretary PC Parakh and industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla. Returning the closure report submitted by the CBI in the Hindalco case, the special court asked...
  • SC allows new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of probe in 2G cases December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of the investigation and prosecution in the 2G scam cases, over three weeks after it had removed his predecessor Ranjit Sinha from the probe following allegations of trying to protect some accused. A bench...
  • SC allows new CBI chief Anil Sinha to take over probe into 2G cases December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted newly-appointed Central Bureau of Investigation Director Anil Sinha to take over the probe into 2G cases. The apex court passed the order on an application by the probe agency seeking clarification on its earlier order removing former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha from the...
  • Draped in black shawls, TMC MPs protest against 'misuse' of CBI by Centre December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The faceoff between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party has intensified after the arrest of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra over the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Draped in black shawls, TMC MPs on Monday staged a protest outside Parliament, accusing the Centre of misusing Central...
  • Live: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after uproar over the issue of alleged forced conversion December 15, 2014

    The last week of the winter session of Parliament witnesses a stormy start as Trinamool Congress MPs protest against the misuse of the Central Bureau of Investigation by the Centre. The remarks came after the CBI arrested West Bengal minister Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam. ...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: CBI arrests Odia TV channel owner Durga Prasad Mishra December 14, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The CBI on Sunday arrested Durga Prasad Mishra, owner of a chit fund company and an Odia TV channel MBC TV over a chit fund scam. He was absconding for the last nine months. On November 30, the CBI had questioned senior IPS officer Rajesh Kumar in the Odisha chit...
  • Saradha scam: I dare PM Modi and BJP to arrest me, says Mamata Banerjee December 14, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dared PM Narendra Modi and the BJP to arrest her. "The PM was photographed with the Sahara chief, should we arrest the PM then," questioned Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • Saradha scam: Madan Mitra calls his arrest a conspiracy to defame him and TMC December 14, 2014

    West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinmool Congress leader Madan Mitra on Saturday evening called his arrest by Central Bureau of Investigation in multi-crore chit fund scam a political conspiracy against him and his party by Centre. ...
  • Best officers chosen to probe Saradha scam: CBI chief December 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Newly-appointed CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha on Saturday said the agency has deputed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) and the best officers from across India to probe the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam. "Our best officers across the nation have been chosen to probe the Saradha scam. We...