Expose

  • AAP to launch 'Pol Khol Abhiyan' today to expose BJP, Congress February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP government in Delhi is all set to launch a 'Pol Khol Abhiyan' on Tuesday to expose the conspiracy being hatched by the BJP and the Congress to topple the Arvind Kejriwalled government. As part of the campaign, AAP volunteers will return to people and educate them...
  • OMG! Himesh Reshammiya looks almost unrecognisable after weight loss January 22, 2014

    Himesh Reshammiya made his Bollywood debut back in 2007, but he is yet again gearing up for his return to the silver screen. Himesh will be seen in Ananth Mahadevan's upcoming crime thriller 'The Xpose'. And, the actor has apparently lost 20 kgs for his new avatar in the film....
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Some truth in Cobrapost expose, will take action: RBI May 30, 2013

    Ahmedabad: There is "some truth" in Cobrapost's allegations of wrong doings by banks and RBI has issued notices to their managements, central bank Governor D Subbarao said on Thursday. "We have done study of those banks, investigated them ... We have done a larger study of those banks and we have...
  • IT dept issues notices to ICICI, Axis, HDFC banks May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Income Tax department has issued notices to three top private lenders in the country ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and HDFC Bank in connection with alleged money laundering charges levelled by online portal Cobrapost. The department has asked these banks to produce documents for verification as part of...
  • Money laundering: NABARD gives clean chit to cooperative banks May 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Amid allegations of cooperative banks being used as conduits for money laundering, NABARD, which jointly regulates such lenders, has said that it has found no shortcoming pointing towards any such activity. "Every year we do an inspection and we have not found anything like that," National Bank for Agriculture...
  • No criminality in Cobrapost findings: SBI May 9, 2013

    Chandigarh: Bank officials' advices of splitting deposits to evade taxes, as exposed in a sting operation by an online news portal, are "undesirable loose talks" but there is no apparent criminality, SBI Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri said on Thursday. "Prima facie, things that have come to our notice it looks (that) there is...
  • RBI should release its audit report on the banks: Aniruddha Bahal May 6, 2013

    Special Investigations website Cobrapost has revealed that 23 banks and insurance companies have been engaged in money laundering. Among the 23 banks involved are mostly PSU banks including some big names like the State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, IDBI, Oriental Bank and Dena...
  • FTN: Ashok Khemka transferred again: Are repeated transfers of officers destroying the civil services? April 15, 2013

    Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka hit the headlines in October 2012 when he pointed to irregularities in a land deal between Sonia Gandhi's son in law Robert Vadra and real estate giant DLF. Khemka has always acted as a whistleblower of sorts and has been transferred 44 times, last...
  • False gallantry awards claims: Bihar Police yet to start probe March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: On Friday, CNNIBN and Open Magazine aired an explosive video of CRPF commandos stating that a Bihar Superintendent of Police and his SHO fraudulently claimed gallantry awards for an encounter in which they never took part. Two CRPF commandos, Ramzan and Imtiaz, who braved the bullets to fight...
  • Rajasthan CM cancels sand mining contracts awarded to relatives March 23, 2013

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, on Friday cancelled the sandstone mining contracts awarded to his relatives. An IBN Network expose had revealed that the contracts had been awarded to Gehlot's relatives at throwaway prices. Although Gehlot had denied the allegations, he ordered a probe nonetheless, vowing to quit...
  • I challenge the three bank heads to an open debate: Aniruddha Bahal March 15, 2013

    A sting operation conducted by online magazine Cobrapost across various branches of private banks has revealed how bank employees are accepting black money from customers to convert them into white money. Cobrapost Editor Anirudh Bahal has insisted that leading private banks like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank are...
  • Konka debuts in India with Android smartphone, Expose February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Konka, a consumer electronics and mobile company based in China, is all set to make its debut in India with a range of Android smartphones in partnership with Mak Mobility. The first handset to come out of this partnership is called Expose. Konka and Mak Mobility first announced...
  • 2G collusion: Singh, Chandra's audio tape to be part of status report February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Audio tape linking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecutor AK Singh to 2G scam accused Sanjay Chandra will now be part of the status report, a week after CNNIBN's 2G collusion expose, sources have said. The status report is set to be presented to the Supreme Court on...
  • IBN7 impact: Sheila Dikshit vows action against illegal buses January 25, 2013

    IBN7 carried out a sting operation that revealed the nexus between corrupt traffic policemen, bus owners and officials of the Delhi Police. ...
  • Emerging Kerala: Chandy exposes Achuthanandan September 7, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: An aggressive Oommen Chandy came down heavily on Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan for what he termed as negative approach and levelling charges after boycotting the allparty meet on Emerging Kerala 2012. The Chief Minister also flayed his predecessor for seeking clarifications on three specific projects and presented documents...
  • Railway ticket fraud: Touts the biggest issue, admits PRO August 11, 2012

    An IBN Cobrapost expose has revealed how a full fledged nexus between corrupt police officials, touts and railway clerks defrauds the system. ...
  • Black money sting: Payal Rohatgi gives bizarre defence July 12, 2012

    The actor Payal Rohatgi has come up with a similar line of defence as others. She claims that she and her partner asked for cash only to tick off a persistent reporter. ...
  • Black money in Bollywood: Swamy demands SC probe July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Expressing satisfaction with the CobrapostIBN Network expose that revealed how black money was being used in Bollywood, Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy said that a comprehensive enquiry must be set up under a sitting judge of the Supreme Court to probe the use of black money in public...
  • Bollywood: Dirtywood or Blackwood, asks Kiran Bedi July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Team Anna member and anticorruption crusader Kiran Bedi on Wednesday tweeted her reaction to the CobrapostIBN Network expose on the use of black money in Bollywood. She said, "Is Bollywood, Dirtywood or Blackwood? Was that the main reason this 'Wood' did not come out in support of Anna's movement...
  • Black money sting: Bollywood expresses shock July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Popular filmmakers Anubhav Sinha, Anees Bazmee and Vashu Bhagnani were caught on tape discussing the use of black money in the industry in a CobrapostIBN Network Expose. While most of the filmmakers denied their on camera claims, industry veterans expressed shock on seeing known filmmakers openly talking about...
  • Exposed: What black money buys in Bollywood July 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Top Bollywood producers and directors reveal on camera how black money funds their films and how they launder it for their investors. Vashu Bhagnani, Anubhav Sinha and Anees Bazmee reveal Bollywood's worst kept secret on camera. It's a CobrapostIBN Network Expose of Bollywood's Black Money Business Model. It's the...
  • Delhi councillors suspended for taking bribe December 7, 2011

    New Delhi: All the 8 corrupt councillors shown demanding bribes in an IBN Cobrapost investigation have been suspended. This includes 6 BJP councillors and 2 from the Congress. The investigation showed them seeking bribes from builders for illegal construction. After taking action against the councillors, Delhi BJP president Vijender Gupta...
  • Aiyar rubbishes the recent WikiLeaks expose May 18, 2011

    Lucknow: Former Union Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday rubbished WikiLeaks expose that he was replaced by Murli Deora as Petroleum Minister in 2006 under US pressure. He, however noted that the US was happy that he was removed. It is rubbish that petroleum portfolio was taken from me as the...
  • Florida pardons Doors rocker Jim Morrison December 10, 2010

    Tallahassee: Rock and roll icon Jim Morrison was pardoned on Thursday by the Florida clemency board for exposing himself at a raucous concert in 1969, an act the late singer and many concertgoers denied ever took place. Outgoing Governor Charlie Crist and the clemency board voted unanimously to pardon The Doors'...
  • WikiLeaks reveal tensions between China, N Korea December 1, 2010

    Beijing, China: The leaked documents published by WikiLeaks reveal tensions festering between China and its close ally and neighbor, North Korea. A diplomatic cable sent by the US embassy in Beijing to the State Department in Washington revealed a Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs privately complaining about North Korea's...
  • Tape exposes open sale of BJP MLAs in K'taka October 10, 2010

    Bangalore: Just 36 hours before the doordie trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly, horse trading is on in full swing. On Saturday, the BJP released an audio tape of how JDS's H D Kumaraswamy was allegedly heard offering a cabinet berth to a BJP MLA if he defected to his...