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  • Delhi: SIT to probe Manipur youth's death, says government 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Shaloni in Delhi. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju termed as "shocking and unfortunate" the death of the youth on Monday. He said...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: HC to hear Zakia Jafri's petition today July 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday will hear a petition in the 2002 riots case. A petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the massacre, challenged the order of a local court which upheld a special investigation team's (SIT) clean...
  • No official estimate on black money, says Jaitley July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said there is no official estimate on black money and a study commissioned by the government to ascertain the amount are yet to be completed. Jaitley also informed the Lok Sabha that "sustained efforts" to obtain information about Indians having black money stashed...
  • Bombay HC transfers Jiah Khan death case from Mumbai police to CBI July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday handed over to CBI the probe into Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's death, five months after Mumbai police concluded it was a case of suicide and charged her live-in partner Suraj Pancholi with abetting it. The 25-year-old British-American actress was found hanging from a...
  • Black money probe: India seeks details of secret accounts from Switzerland June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Indian government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money, it has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking secret bank details and names of Indians who have unaccounted money in Swiss banks. Earlier this week, the Switzerland said that it was readying a list...
  • Black money: SIT asks agencies to share data on ongoing cases June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has sought details of all major cases of tax evasion and criminal financial fraud being probed by various investigative agencies which are mandated to keep a check on such instances. Sources said that the SIT headed by retired Supreme Court Justice M...
  • National Commission for Minorities expresses concern over "delay" in arrest of Muzaffarnagar riots accused June 28, 2014

    The National Commission for Minorities on Saturday expressed concern over the "delay" in arrest of accused in Muzaffarnagar riot cases, but said it was satisfied with the relief works in the affected areas. Chairman  of the Commission Naseem Ahmad on Saturday held a meeting here with district magistrates and district police...
  • Will we ever get to know who are the real beneficiaries of black money stashed abroad? June 23, 2014

    The Reserve Bank of India on Monday directed all banks and financial institutions to provide information and documents sought by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to unearth black money. ...
  • Phoolka demands formation of SIT to probe '84 riots June 15, 2014

    Amritsar : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader H S Phoolka on Sunday demanded formation of a Special Investigation Team for probing over 200 cases of 1984 riots closed by the Delhi Police. "AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal had announced the formation of SIT. He had recommended it to the Lt Governor of...
  • Black money SIT decides to solve tax treaties' secrecy puzzle June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Tasked with the job of recovering illicit wealth stashed away by Indians, the SIT on black money has decided to look into the contentious issue of secrecy clauses in India's tax treaties with Switzerland and other countries. India has signed tax information exchange treaties with many countries, but they...
  • Four-member SIT constituted to probe Badaun gangrape case June 6, 2014

    A four-member Special Investigating Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the shocking gangrape and murder case of two teenaged sisters in Katra Sadatganj village in Badaun, officials said. "The SIT headed by circle officer of Ujhani, Mukesh Saxena has been set up for investigating the case", SSP Atul Kumar Saxena...
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  • SIT will identify target areas for recovery of black money: sources June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team on black money will meet shortly to decide its future course of action after its first meet on Monday. ...
  • Will the SIT be truly effective in bringing back black money to the country? June 2, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team formed by the Centre to probe black money held its first high-level meeting in the national capital on Monday. The meeting was chaired by retired Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah. SIT Vice-Chairman retired Justice Arijit Pasayat and top officials of 11 high-profile agencies and departments...
  • SIT on black money holds its first meeting June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team formed by the Centre to probe black money held its first high-level meeting in the national capital on Monday. The meeting was chaired by retired Supreme Court judge Justice M B Shah. SIT Vice-Chairman retired Justice Arijit Pasayat and top officials of 11 high-profile...
  • SIT on black money to hold its first meeting on Monday June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The first high-level meeting of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on the issue of black money and special probe into cases of unaccounted funds stashed away abroad by Indians will be held in New Delhi on June 2. Officials said that the Department of Revenue under Finance Ministry has...
  • SIT on black money to hold its first meeting on June 4 May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The first high-level meeting of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on the issue of black money and special probe into cases of unaccounted funds stashed away abroad by Indians will be held in New Delhi on June 4. Officials said the Department of Revenue under Finance Ministry has issued...
  • Enormous task ahead, says SIT black money probe panel chief MB Shah May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the government constituted a Special Investigation Team to bring back black money, retired SC Judge Justice MB Shah, who is heading the SIT said the committee has an enormous task ahead of it. "The task is enormous. It will take some time. We will have...
  • Will ensure speedy probe in black money issue: SIT chief Shah May 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The former Supreme Court judge chosen by the Centre to head the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the black money issue on Tuesday assured a speedy probe despite a number of "complexities" involved in the matter. The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday constituted the SIT headed by former SC...
  • Modi government forms SIT to probe black money as per SC orders June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major step, the Narendra Modi government in its first ever Cabinet meet formed a Special Investigation Team to probe black money following the Supreme Court orders. The SIT will be headed by former Supreme Court judge M B Shah and will include Revenue Secretary, CBI and IB...
  • Black money: SC gives a week's time to Centre to constitute SIT May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave a week's time to the Centre to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the black money case. The apex court directed that all documents relating to black money be kept in the safe custody of a secretary-level officer of the...
  • UPA govt seeks review of SC order on black money May 16, 2014

    In a last ditch effort to stall setting up of an SIT to monitor all black money cases as directed by the Supreme Court, UPA government on Friday sought review of its judgements constituting the panel under its former judge M B Shah. The Centre, which is at end of the...
  • Legal expert, bank officer to help CBI probe into Saradha chit scam May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to expedite its probe into over Rs 10,000-crore Saradha chit fund case, CBI has assigned a bank officer and a legal expert with the Special Investigating Team (SIT) for the case. CBI Director Ranjit Sinha also held his first meeting last evening with the SIT...
  • SIT probing Muzaffarnagar riots begins probe into cases of 10 missing persons May 13, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has begun probe into the cases of 10 missing persons, who were considered to have been killed in Lisadh village. Of the 13 people reported missing from the village, 3 bodies have been recovered so far. Family members of the remaining ten...
  • CBI sets up SIT to probe West Bengal's Saradha chit fund scam May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Central Bureau of Investigation under it Joint Director (Northeast) to look into the alleged fraud in the West Bengal Saradha chit fund case. CBI officials from West Bengal, Odisha, Northeast and Bihar will also be part of the SIT. The SIT will...
  • SIT reopens gangrape case of Phugana village in Muzaffarnagar after SC directive May 2, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases, has reopened a gangrape case of Phugana village in the district, following a directive by the Supreme Court. Appearing before a woman magistrate on Thursday, the gangrape victim recorded her statement and admitted of being gangraped by five men in Phugana...
  • SC requests retired judge to head SIT probing black money case May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday requested its former judge, Justice MB Shah to head the Special Investigation Team probing the black money stashed away in foreign banks. The apex court has also asked former judge Arijit Pasayat to take over the as the Vice Chairman of the court-appointed...
  • Three Muzaffaranagar riots accused arrested, one surrenders April 22, 2014

    Three absconding accused have been arrested while another surrendered in a court in connection with different Muzaffaranagar riot-related cases, police said on Tuesday. While Devendra, Satbir and Bhura were arrested in the district here on Monday, accused Bhayya surrendered in a local court, SP HN Singh told reporters here. The Special Investigation...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Charges framed against five accused April 15, 2014

    Charges against five accused in connection with murder of two youths during Muzaffarnagar riots were framed on Tuesday in a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar framed charges against five accused Mujassim, Mujammil, Nadeen, Jahangir and Furkan -- under various sections of IPC in connection with the...
  • SC refuses to entertain plea questioning SIT clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea questioning the Special Investigation Team probe giving a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots. The apex court also declined the plea to reconstitute the SIT for a probe into the riots case. The SIT report gave...