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  • SC allows new CBI chief Anil Sinha to take over probe into 2G cases 6 days ago

    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...
  • Black money: Names revealed by government small fish, says Bhushan October 27, 2014

    The central government on Monday revealed the names of three people who have black money stashed abroad in its affidavit to the Supreme Court. ...
  • Prashant Bhushan need not identify the person who gave CBI chief's guest diary, SC told October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan need not reveal the whistleblower's identity who gave the guest entry diary of Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha's residence, according to a report submitted by 2G spectrum scam Special Public Prosecutor Anand Grover in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. According to the report...
  • Snapshot: Sanjay and Manyata Dutt's children Shahraan and Iqra look adorable in white as they attend a friend's birthday party October 13, 2014

    How time flies by! Recently, music and films producer Bhushan Kumar hosted a birthday party for his little son Ruhaan, which was attended by all the star kids. Growing up at an alarming rate, these little stars posed for photos happily.Sanjay Dutt and Manyata Dutt's children Shahraan and Iqra looked...
  • Indian-origin Stanford professor wins top US award for science October 4, 2014

    Washington: A 79-year-old Indian-American Stanford University professor is among 10 innovators to receive US National Medal of Science announced by President Barack Obama for their contribution to the field of science. Pune-graduate and Padma Bhushan recipient Thomas Kailath will receive the United States' highest honour for achievement and leadership in advancing...
  • Police clueless in Rs 12 crore painting theft at artist's house in New Delhi September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Police is still clueless in the Rs 12 crore painting theft case at noted artist and Padma Bhushan awardee Ram Kumar's residence. The incident was reported to the police by Kumar's son on Sunday, when the family was about to shift some of the artist's best pieces from...
  • 2G case: SC asks Public Prosecutor to look into allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Central Bureau Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Monday asked Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Anand Grover to look into allegations against Sinha in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has alleged that Sinha met suspects in the highprofile case. The...
  • 2G: Application against CBI Director to be taken up by SC today September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday take up the application by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan alleging CBI Director Ranjit Sinha's interference in the 2G spectrum case. Last week, the apex court had asked Bhushan to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case stating that it would endanger...
  • Fresh perjury plea filed against Prashant Bhushan for alleged remarks against CBI Director September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: For the third time, the CBI has filed a perjury application against noted advocate Prashant Bhushan claiming that he lied under oath against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha. Bhushan has sought that Sinha excused himself from the 2G and coal allocation scam probes claiming that he met the accused...
  • 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...
  • Raghuram Rajan bats for more freedom to staterun banks September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Batting for greater autonomy to staterun lenders, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday said that the government should look at them as truly "independent entities" that take their own commercial decisions and not as an extended arm of the administration. He also said that while it was fine for the...
  • SC wants to know name of whistleblower on guest list row September 15, 2014

    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 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...
  • Waste of human resources to retire civil servant at 60: Meghnad Desai September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Indiaborn British economist and Padma Bhushan awardee Lord Meghnad Desai said 60 years of age was too early for civil servants to retire and they should be allowed to continue their services if they are delivering them in a perfect manner. "It is a total waste of human...
  • 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...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha accused of shielding coal scam accused, SC issues notice to him September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major blow to India's premier investigation agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to its Director Ranjit Sinha on a plea seeking his removal from the post and a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe against him for allegedly...
  • 2G case: SC asks CBI Director to file counteraffidavit September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ranjit Sinha to file a counteraffidavit against the allegations leveled against him by senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan in the 2G spectrum case. SC has adjourned the case till next Monday. Bhushan also submitted the original entry/guest diary...
  • CBI files perjury application in AircelMaxis case September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a perjury application in the AircelMaxis deal case after allegations were leveled against the investigating agency of interfering with the probe. Senior lawyer and AAP leader Prashant Bhushan had accused the CBI chief Ranjit Sinha of trying to give a clean...
  • After 2G case, Prashant Bhushan files another plea against CBI director Ranjit Sinha in coal scam September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday filed a plea seeking CBI director Ranjit Sinha's removal from overseeing the coal scam case. Bhushan alleged that Sinha met an accused in the coal scam regularly. Bhushan had earlier filed a plea with the Supreme Court to keep Sinha away from...
  • SC rejects CBI Director's plea to restrain media from reporting on 2G case September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha's plea to restrain media from reporting on the 2G spectrum allocation case on the basis of documents pertaining to the entry list of visitors at his residence. The apex court said that it will take...
  • Syndicate Bank bribery case: Accused sent to JC till September 11 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Friday extended till September 11 the judicial custody of 11 accused, including Syndicate Bank Chief Managing Director (CMD) Sudhir Kumar Jain and Bhushan Steel Ltd Vice Chairman and Managing Director Neeraj Singal arrested in connection with two separate graft cases. "It is stated by the IO...
  • Indian Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 96 in Pune August 20, 2014

    Pune: One of India's best known Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar died on Wednesday in Pune. He was 96 years old. Iyengar was diagnosed with heart pumping failure and had suffered two heart attacks in 1998 and 2000. The founder of the school of Iyengar Yoga and considered to be the...
  • MS Dhoni recommended for Padma Bhushan, Virat Kohli Padma Shri August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board has recommended captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's name for the prestigious Padma Bhushan and batting mainstay Virat Kohli for the Padma Shri. Indian women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj has also been nominated for Padma Shri. "Yes, the Board has recommended their names for these honour ...
  • Differences in AAP come to the fore again as Bhushan questions Kejriwal's skills August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Differences within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) again came to fore when its patron Shanti Bhushan hit out at Arvind Kejriwal, questioning his organisational skills and internal democracy in the party. "Arvind (Kejriwal) is a great leader and a great campaigner, but in my opinion he lacks organisational...
  • Credit row: Filmmaker claims he directed 'Tamanchey', not director Navneet Behal August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Bharat Ratan Bhushan asserts that he has directed 'Tamanchey', but producer Suryaveer Singh Bhullar rubbishes his claim saying that the former is just trying to "blackmail" him. Earlier it was reported that Navneet Behal has directed the film and his name also appears on the film's poster and in...
  • News 360: Ratan Tata clarifies his remarks on lack of industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in stateonly view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. ...
  • Kerala: Achuthanandan writes to PM Modi, seeks probe against Chief Secretary July 27, 2014

    Thiruvanahapuram: CPI(M) stalwart and Kerala Opposition leader VS Achuthanandan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an inquiry into the assets of Chief Secretary EK Bharat Bhushan. In his letter to the Prime Minister, Achuthanandan had sought a probe by Central Vigilance Commissioner into the alleged "real estate" links of...
  • SC grants bail to Bangalore blast accused Madani for treatment July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has granted bail to Kerala PDP Chairman and Bangalore blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani for treatment. Madani was arrested in 2010 in connection with the Bangalore blasts which killed one person and injured 20 others. He has been in jail since then. The Karnataka government opposed...
  • AAP rejects all resignations, says it's natural to have differences June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday rejected all the resignations tendered by its party members. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. Top leaders including Prashant Bhushan, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Manish Sisodia and Naveen Jaihind attended the national executive meet. The...