COBRAPOST

  • Delhi Police didn't act during 1984 riots, claims Cobrapost sting April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: News portal Cobrapost on Tuesday came out with yet another sting operation in the middle of the election campaign. The sting revealed that the Delhi Police did not act during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. In the latest sting, Cobrapost claimed that Delhi Police officials admitted to their role in...
  • Cobrapost sting true, but Babri demolition not planned: Muthalik April 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has admitted that he too was part of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement during the demolition of Babri Masjid. Muthalik's confession comes after the Cobrapost sting operation which claims that Babri Masjid demolition was planned and that senior BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders were...
  • AAP attacks BJP on Babri sting, says it owes on explanation April 5, 2014

    BJP owed an explanation to the nation in the wake of a sting operation claiming that Babri Masjid demolition was "an act of planned sabotage", the Aam Aadmi Party today said. AAP leader Ashutosh also criticised BJP for questioning the timing of the sting operation saying the main issue was whether...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP moves EC over Cobrapost sting April 4, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday reacted strongly to a Cobrapost sting revealing involvement of its top leadership in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in December 1992. The party has now approached the Election Commission against Cobrapost demanding that the telecast of the sting be stopped. ...
  • BJP questions timing of Cobrapost sting on Babri, asks EC to ban it April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Politics is brewing over the recent sting by Cobrapost which indicts right wing leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Terming the allegations as baseless, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) questioned the timing of the sting operation with the Lok Sabha elections just days away. In the sting,...
  • Cobrapost sting on Babri demolition a Congress conspiracy: BJP April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday reacted strongly to a Cobrapost sting revealing involvement of its top leadership in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in December 1992. "This is a political conspiracy by the Congress party. The timing of the allegations made is questionable and...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • Cobrapost sting reveals Aadhaar documents forged for non-Indians March 25, 2014

    A Cobrapost sting operation has caught several Aadhar (UIDAI) project officers off guard. The officers have been caught on camera offering to forge documents. The expose shows how citizens of Nepal and Bangladesh are offered Aadhaar cards without identity proof. The sting reveals that even MLAs and gazetted officers sign...
  • Sting reveals Aadhaar documents forged for Nepal, Bangladesh citizens March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Cobrapost sting operation has caught several Aadhar (UIDAI) project officers off guard. The officers have been caught on camera offering to forge documents. The expose shows how citizens of Nepal and Bangladesh are offered Aadhaar cards without identity proof. The sting reveals that even MLAs and gazetted...
  • BJP issues notice to its 3 MPs over Cobrapost sting operation December 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Monday issued notice to its three MPs Lalu Bhai Patel, Ravindra Kumar Pandey and Hari Manjhi over the Cobrapost sting operation. Investigative website Cobrapost last week exposed a bunch of parliamentarians who were willing to not only write recommendation letters but...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 12, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Cobrapost exposes MPs lobbying for a fictitious oil firm December 12, 2013

    In its latest undercover investigation, codenamed operation Falcon Claw, investigative website Cobrapost has exposed a bunch of parliamentarians who are willing to not only write recommendation letters but also lobby with the Union Ministry of Petroleum for a foreign company to help it secure oil exploration and rigging rights in...
  • MPs caught lobbying for fake firm: Is this just the tip of the iceberg? December 12, 2013

    In its latest undercover investigation, codenamed operation Falcon Claw, investigative website Cobrapost has exposed a bunch of parliamentarians who are willing to not only write recommendation letters but also lobby with the Union Ministry of Petroleum for a foreign company to help it secure oil exploration and rigging rights in...
  • Cobrapost exposes 11 MPs willing to lobby for a fictitious foreign oil major for money December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: In its latest undercover investigation, codenamed operation Falcon Claw, investigative website Cobrapost has exposed a bunch of parliamentarians who are willing to not only write recommendation letters but also lobby with the Union Ministry of Petroleum for a foreign company to help it secure oil exploration and rigging...
  • Cobrapost: Political parties abuse social media platforms November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: An undercover operation by Cobrapost has exposed how IT companies in India are using social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to help politicians artificially boost their popularity, gain followers and engage in smear campaigns. From discrediting political opponents on behalf of clients to even spreading communal...
  • Cobrapost's Operation Blue Virus: For Rs 92,000 you can destroy reputations on Facebook, Twitter November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: An undercover operation by Cobrapost has exposed how IT companies in India are using social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to help politicians artificially boost their popularity, gain followers and engage in smear campaigns. In a sting operation named 'Operation Blue Virus' conducted by the web...
  • Amit Shah remains silent on snooping controversy November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi aide and former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah continued to maintain his silence over allegations that he ordered Gujarat Police to spy on a young woman in Bangalore in 2009. Shah who is in Agra overseeing the preparations for a Modi rally refused to speak to...
  • Snooping row: Political conspiracy or tip of the iceberg? November 19, 2013

    The alleged snooping of a young woman in Bangalore using state machinery by Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in 2009 is turning into a fullblown political war. The Congress and the BJP are indulging in a war of words over the...
  • Cong targets Modi over snooping row, Chidambaram calls it stalking November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The alleged snooping of a young woman in Bangalore using state machinery by Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in 2009 is turning into a fullblown political war. The Congress and the BJP are indulging in a war of words over...
  • BJP, Congress spar over illegal snooping row November 18, 2013

    The illegal snooping row intensified, on Monday, with the BJP rejecting Congress demand for a probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge and the ruling party accusing Narendra Modi of heading a "fascist" set up in Gujarat under which a woman was allegedly ordered to be stalked. BJP said Congress has...
  • War of words between Congress, BJP over snooping allegations November 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The war of words between the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) and the Congress has intensified in the face of allegations against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah which accuse him of using the state machinery for illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. The...
  • BJP, Congress engage in slugfest over snooping allegations November 16, 2013

    Congress and BJP were, on Saturday, engaged in a slugfest over alleged illegal snooping on a young woman by a close aide of Narendra Modi with the ruling party charging that this is an assault on civil liberties while BJP rejected Congress demand for a rethink on its prime ministerial...
  • Congress demands CBI probe into 'Amit Shah snooping on women' case November 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has now demanded a CBI probe after investigative news portal Cobrapost released a report alleging that former Gujarat Home Minister and Narendra Modi's aide Amit Shah has misused police machinery to stalk a young woman in Bangalore. "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) must take note of...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 15, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sachin misses century, billion hearts broken November 15, 2013

    Not physically but 1.2 billion Indians virtually accompanied Sachin Tendulkar with a tear in the eye and a lump in the throat as he took the long walk off the Wankhede Stadium on Friday, perhaps for the last time in a career that started exactly 24 years ago...
  • Modi's confidant Amit Shah accused of illegal snooping on woman in B'lore November 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janta Party's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide and former minister of state for home Amit Shah was on Friday accused of misusing his powers and police machinery for illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. The allegations were made at a...
  • Money laundering investigation should be done by ED: Aniruddha Bahal June 21, 2013

    Successive Cobrapost investigations has shown private and nationalised Indian banks as well as foreign banks flouting RBI rules and regulations. How can the banking industry be streamlined? Aniruddha Bahal, editorinchief of Cobrapost.com, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. Q. At present all the know your customer is only...
  • Aadhar will bring transparency in the banking sector: Latha Venketesh June 20, 2013

    With successive Cobrapost sting operations revealing widespread violation of RBI guidelines and rules by stateowned banks, private Indian banks and even foreign banks, how can the system be streamlined so that the banks tow the line? CNBCTV18's banking editor Latha Venkatesh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q....
  • StanChart, HSBC officials caught on camera offering to launder money June 18, 2013

    New Delhi: After the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) fined ICICI, HDFC and Axis banks for flouting customer norms, highlighted by a Cobrapost expose, the latest sting operation by the online magazine exposes how some employees in two foreign banks in India have also been involved in accepting black money...
  • Cobrapost expose: RBI penalises Axis, HDFC, ICICI banks June 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Three private banks, caught in the Cobrapost sting operation, have been let off the hook with paltry penalties. The Reserve Bank of India on Monday imposed penalties on Axis, ICICI and HDFC banks after a sting operation by online magazine Cobrapost exposed many loopholes. RBI imposed a penalty of Rs...