Investigation

  • State vs IPS officer: Former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra booked in vigilance case 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Odisha Director General of Police Prakash Mishra has been booked in a financial impropriety case by the vigilance department of the state. A tough officer, Mishra allegedly flouted rules in granting supply orders to the tune of Rs 58 crore to cement and steel companies during his...
  • Saradha scam: CBI questions Congress MP Abu Hasem Khan September 22, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation team probing the multicrore Saradha scam interrogated Congress MP Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury on Monday. In 2011, the Congress MP had written a complaint to the then PM Dr Manmohan Singh against key accused Sudipta Sen and his company. However, in 2012 Chowdhury withdrew his...
  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has refused to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case against Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha in the 2g scam. Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source. The apex...
  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • SC asks Prashant Bhushan to disclose source of information on CBI chief, says can't order probe now September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan to disclose the source of his information in the 2G scam case about Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha. The court observed, "Just because someone made a statement, we cannot order an inquiry." The court said that Bhushan must...
  • SC to decide if Ranjit Sinha tried to influence cases being probed by CBI September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide whether Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha tried to influence some of the cases being investigated by the agency and interfering with the 2G case. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court, Sinha has said that he rejects the...
  • Blackmoney: SIT empowers Enforcement Directorate to check huge forex violations September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To check largescale foreign exchange violations and generation of slush funds, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has asked RBI and Enforcement Directorate (ED) to jointly take on cases of huge exports outstanding. The SIT, for the first time, has authorised the ED to obtain regular information...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha files affidavit in SC over allegations of interfering into the 2G probe September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha has filed an affidavit in the Supreme court in response to the allegations made by senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan of interfering in the 2G scam probe. Sinha has filed the affidavit in a sealed envelope. Bhushan had filed a petition in...
  • Rapecheating case: Rail Minister's son Karthik Gowda appears before investigating officer September 12, 2014

    Bangalore: The son of Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, Karthik Gowda has finally made an appearance before the investigation officer on Friday in the alleged rape and cheating case against him. Karthik is likely to record his statement later on Friday. Karthik has undergone a medical examination in Bangalore. The sessions court...
  • MH17 crash site still unsafe for investigators: Dutch September 12, 2014

    The Hague: The site in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed two months ago is still too unsafe for investigators to resume the recovery of victims' remains, Dutch Defence Minister Jeanine HennisPlasschaert said. A ceasefire between Russianbacked separatists and Ukrainian government forces "is being violated and its existence remains fragile,"...
  • Saradha scam: CBI to grill TMC leader Srinjoy Bose for the second time today September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday is likely to interrogate Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose for the second time in the Saradha chit fund scam. Bose was questioned for over 6 hours on Wednesday. Srinjoy Bose who owns a Bengali newspaper had been named by...
  • Sri Lankan arrested on the charge of spying for Pakistan September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A Sri Lankan national was arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the charge of spying on behalf of Pakistan. Arun Selvarajan was arrested by NIA for his alleged involvement in espionage activities at the instigation of Pakistan, official sources said. Selvarajan was found in possession of two...
  • Rolex theft: Investigators still looking for clues September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Three days after 80 to 90 Rolex watches worth Rs eight to nine crore were stolen from a highend showroom in the heart of the national capital, investigators are still groping in the dark without any definitive leads. The theft had taken place on the intervening night of...
  • India may act against ISIS, NIA likely to file FIR against terror group to curb its activities August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to file a case against Iraqi terror group ISIS and its chief AlBaghdadi, sources said on Thursday. The FIR will be filed under section 121A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for waging war against India, the sources said. The FIR is...
  • Terror group ISIS using Indian Mujahideen to recruit poor Muslims in Kerala, TN, J&K: Sources August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the whole of Iraq and Syria cower under ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) threat, central security agencies in India say that the terror group may be spreading its tentacles in India. Sources told CNNIBN on Tuesday that the terror outfit, which has already killed...
  • Viscera samples crucial in criminal investigation sent via road to Hyderabad delaying probe August 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: It may be the 21st century, but forensic investigation in India is being conducted using archaic methods. CNNIBN has learnt that viscera samples that are crucial to criminal investigation are being transported by road all the way from Delhi to Hyderabad the four day journey endangering the samples. These samples...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 800 accused still absconding, says SIT August 21, 2014

    A total of 800 accused found involved in riot cases in Muzaffarnagar last year are still absconding, Special Investigation Team (SIT) officials said. The SIT probing the Muzaffarnagar riots had found the involvement of 1550 accused in different cases. While 750 accused have been arrested so far, 800 are still absconding,...
  • Coalgate: CBI to file closure in Hindalco case, Birla, Parakh to get clean chit, say sources August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation is set to file a closure report in the Hindalco case in the coal allocation scam. CBI sources say that Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh will be given a clean chit. Sources say that there is no prosecutable evidence found...
  • SIT report on black money pushes for overhaul of tax treaties with different countries: sources August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team report on black money is likely to be submitted to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Top sources have told CNNIBN that the report has pushed for a major overhaul of tax treaties with different countries. According to sources, the report says that countries like Mauritius...
  • Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged in RSS worker murder case August 20, 2014

    National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of RSS worker Sunil Joshi against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and three others accused in a special court in Bhopal. The document was filed in the court of Special Judge. Besides Pragya, who is under judicial custody, the other...
  • 'Depressed' 22yearold B Tech student commits suicide August 13, 2014

    A 22yearold B.Tech student allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Piryansh took the extreme step on Tuesday, they said, adding he was suffering from depression. The body has been sent for postmortem and investigation is on, police said. In another incident, a 48yearold man allegedly...
  • 2G: SC asks for records of probe against Reliance, Swan Telecom as CBI seeks stay on trial August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the 2G trial case, the Supreme Court has called for records of the probe against ADAGowned Reliance Telecom and Shahid Balwa's Swan Telecom after the Central Bureau of Investigation asked for a stay on the trial claiming new information. Allegations have been hurled at...
  • Man's body found hanging outside train's window in Mathura August 12, 2014

    The body of a man was on Tuesday found hanging outside the window of a train at the junction station in Mathura, police said. The identity of the deceased, who seems to be in his mid30s, is yet to be known, they said. GRP Inspector Puran Singh Chauhan said prima facie it...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Court rejects bail plea of murder accused August 5, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a riot accused in connection with a murder case in Muzaffarnagar. The District Sessions Judge, Vijay Laxmi has rejected bail plea of a riot accused Haim Singh saying that there are serious allegations him. According to prosecution, one Nazar Mohd was murdered in...
  • CM Akhilesh Yadav assures justice in Mohanlalganj rape and murder case July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the culprits of the brutal rape and murder of the 35yearold woman will be punished. The incident happened in Mohanlalganj in Lucknow. The CM assured that investigations were underway. On Wednesday, the UP police said that particles found in the nails of the...
  • MH17 tragedy: Who is the real culprit? July 24, 2014

    The MH17 tragedy has several roadblocks in the investigation. The blame game continues with Russia denying any direct involvement in the attack. Instead, Russia continues to suggest a Ukrainian fighter jet responsible for the tragedy. ...
  • Russia says MH17 probe should be conducted by 'international community', not Ukraine July 22, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Russia has called for the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 to be led by the 'international community' and not Ukraine, its ambassador to Malaysia said on Tuesday. "This situation is quite unique, the area is a war zone. I think the international community should be flexible...
  • Monitors gain better access to crash site in eastern Ukraine July 20, 2014

    Ukraine: International monitors said on Saturday they had been allowed to see more of the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in rebelheld eastern Ukraine, though gunmen still stopped them approaching some of the wreckage. In sometimes tense scenes with proRussian rebels clearly uncomfortable at having observers and the press present,...
  • DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims July 20, 2014

    Netherlands: Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine. Families and friends of the dead huddled to console one another at churches, schools and sports clubs...
  • Lack of security at Malaysian plane crash site unacceptable: US July 20, 2014

    Washington: The United States on Saturday condemned "unacceptable" insecurity at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in Ukraine, renewing calls for better access to the debris amid reports of evidence tampering. "The site is not secure, and there are multiple reports of bodies being removed, parts of the...