Scam

  • Raided in Saradha scam case, former Assam DGP Shankar Baruah commits suicide 4 hours 14 minutes ago

    Guwahati: Former Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Shankar Baruah, whose house was raided in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, has committed suicide. Baruah, a 1974 batch Indian Police Service officer, had been admitted to hospital for the last three days and had been released from hospital on...
  • CBI grills BJD MLA in connection with Odisha chit fund scam Yesterday

    Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday grilled Biju Janata Dal MLA Pravat Tripathy in connection with the Rs 20,000 crore Odisha chit fund scam. CBI sleuths had raided his house in August. Tripathy was alleged to have links with the prime accused of chit fund scam. So far,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC asks government to step up relief operation in flood-hit J&K Yesterday

    The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. ...
  • Adarsh case: former CM Nilangekar files intervention plea Yesterday

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar on Monday filed an intervention application before the special CBI court here which is hearing a petition seeking to make him an accused in the Adarsh housing society case. It may come up for hearing on September 17....
  • Saradha scam: TMC supporters demonstrate against CBI Yesterday

    Kolkata: Shouting slogans, supporters of the Trinamool Congress on Monday held a demonstration against the CBI and burnt the effigy of its director Ranjit Sinha to protest against alleged 'conspiracy' to tarnish the image of the West Bengal government in the Saradha chit fund scam. The supporters under the banner of...
  • SC wants to know name of whistleblower on guest list row Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed advocate Prashant Bhushan, who has levelled allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha of protecting accused in the 2G case, to reveal the name of the whistleblower from whom he got CBI documents and guest list of the top cop's residence. The apex court...
  • SC asks Prashant Bhushan to disclose source of information on CBI chief, says can't order probe now 2 days ago

    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...
  • Saradha scam: SFIO completes probe, says 14 firms were running 'ponzi schemes' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Serious Fraud Investigation Office of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Monday completed its probe into the multi-crore Saradha scam and said 14 firms were running 'ponzi schemes'. Investigations have revealed that primary source of payments to subscribers was collections made from newly enrolled members rather than...
  • SC to decide if Ranjit Sinha tried to influence cases being probed by CBI 2 days ago

    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...
  • West Bengal: Congress leader to move SC over TMC protest outside CBI office 2 days ago

    Kolkata: A senior West Bengal Congress leader Abdul Mannan on Sunday said that Trinamool Congress's recent protest demonstrations outside the CBI office here is tantamount to contempt of court and he will move the Supreme Court over the issue. "The CBI is conducting a probe into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund...
  • Two high profile arrests in Odisha chit fund scam 2 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday made two high profile arrests in the Rs 20,000 crore chit fund scam in Odisha. CBI sleuths arrested Madhu Mohanty, the owner of an Odia newspaper and Manoj Das, who owns a local news channel. Names of several BJD leaders including those linked to...
  • Mamata's decline: It's now Ma, Mati, Mafia 3 days ago

    Mamata Banerjee belongs to the dwindling tribe of regional politicians who look upon their profession through a partisan lens, which means that their focus is almost entirely on advancing the prospects of their parties. They have neither the ability nor the inclination to do anything for their states. Some are also...
  • Odisha: BJD under scanner over 20,000 cr chit fund scam, advocate general resigns over allegations 4 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD is under the scanner over the 20,000 crore chit fund scam in Odisha. State Advocate General Ashok Mohanty has resigned from his post after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summoned him in the case. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has accepted Mohanty's resignation about four months...
  • Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh blaming TMC to save himself, says Mamata Banerjee 4 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has denied any link of the Trinamool Congress to the Saradha chit fund scam even as party MP Kunal Ghosh has dragged state minister Partha Chatterjee into the scandal. The Chief Minsiter said that Kunal Ghosh is saying whatever he wants to in order...
  • DMK hits back at Vinod Rai, says he is a BJP man 4 days ago

    Chennai: The DMK has hit back at retired Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai over his comments on the 2G scam in his book. DMK spokesperson and senior leader TKS Elangovan said "There is no scam. The Prime Minister should have known. All these things- that communication, was made by...
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai's charges put Manmohan Singh in the dock, BJP seeks answers 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is once again in the dock after ex-Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai made stinging allegations against him in the 2G spectrum case, questioning his integrity as the PM. "Integrity is not just financial; it is intellectual integrity; it is professional integrity. You...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Hasan Imran files defamation case against BJP's Siddharth Nath Singh 4 days ago

    Kolkata: TMC Rajya Sabha MP Hasan Ahmed Imran filed a criminal defamation charge against BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh. Singh had quoted reports appearing in Bangladeshi newspapers to allege that Imran used Saradha money to fund subversive programmes of Jamat-e-Islami party which were undertaken to try and dislodge the ruling...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests Assamese singer Sadananda Gogoi 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested Assamese singer Sadananda Gogoi in connection with the Saradha scam. CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad said in Delhi that Gogoi has been arrested in Kolkata on the allegations of "conspiracy and misappropriation of funds" and he will be produced in Alipore court tomorrow. Gogoi was...
  • What was the hurry to close case against industrialist Birla, Court asks CBI 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Friday hit out the Central Bureau of Investigation over missing files in the Birla Hindalco closure report that was filed in August. The CBI had informed the court that the original minutes of screening committee meetings which dealt with Birla-owned Hindalco's application were missing. "What...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha files affidavit in SC over allegations of interfering into the 2G probe 5 days ago

    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...
  • I wrote to Manmohan Singh warning him over 2G allocations, claims Congress's Kamal Nath 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a statement that could send ripples across the Congress, senior party leader and former parliamentary affairs minister Kamal Nath has claimed that he had warned former prime minister Manmohan Singh over 2G allocations. "I did write a letter to the PM warning him of the allocations in...
  • Manmohan Singh isn't answerable, says Congress as ex-CAG blames him of inaction during scams 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The allegations of former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has brought former prime minister Manmohan Singh back in the dock. In his yet to be released book "Not Just an Accountant", Rai has accused the former PM of taking no corrective measures to avert loss...
  • 2G scam: CBI can't kill anyone in the name of big case, says Court 5 days ago

    New Delhi: "You cannot kill anyone under the name of big case", a special court sternly told CBI on Thursday while strongly disapproving the agency's tactics of producing additional documents in the 2G spectrum allocation scam resulting in the case getting delayed. Special CBI Judge OP Saini made it clear...
  • Vinod Rai lashes out at Manmohan; says Congress leaders brought pressure 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keen the PM's name out of audit...
  • Saradha scam: TMC seeks to dismiss allegations 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress on Thursday sought to dismiss allegations by opposition parties that many of its leaders were involved in Saradha ponzi scam and claimed that it was a ploy by them to keep the main culprits behind the curtains. "Opposition parties are trying to forge together and are making wild allegations...
  • West Bengal: BJP demands CM Mamata Banerjee's resignation 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Demanding resignation of Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister of West bengal in view of the CBI's questioning of her party MPs in the Saradha scam, the BJP on Thursday said that it would submit a memorandum to the state Governor asking her to step down on moral ground. "We will...
  • Saradha chit fund scam victims take out protest rally 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Thousands of victims of Saradha ponzi scheme from districts along with investors of other such companies on Thursday participated in a protest rally here demanding immediate refund of their money from the West Bengal government. Though the march, organised by the Chit Fund Sufferers' Association, was termed non-political but several...
  • Women TMC supporters protest accusing CBI of defaming Mamata Banerjee and the party 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Droves of women Trinamool Congress workers on Thursday staged a sit-in demonstration outside the CBI office at CGO complex to protest the "motivated nature of investigation" into the multi-crore Saradha scam conducted by the agency. Led by state Law Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya, the supporters squatted in front of the...