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  • AAP to launch 'Pol Khol Abhiyan' today to expose BJP, Congress 04-02-2014 07:44 AM

    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 Kejriwal-led government. As part of the campaign, AAP volunteers will return to people and educate them...
  • OMG! Himesh Reshammiya looks almost unrecognisable after weight loss 22-01-2014 03:14 PM

    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 29-11-2013 10:40 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 04-10-2013 11:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Money laundering investigation should be done by ED: Aniruddha Bahal 21-06-2013 06:02 PM

    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, editor-in-chief of Cobrapost.com, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. Q. At present all the know your customer is...
  • StanChart, HSBC officials caught on camera offering to launder money 18-06-2013 10:00 PM

    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 30-05-2013 11:20 PM

    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...
  • I-T dept issues notices to ICICI, Axis, HDFC banks 28-05-2013 09:59 PM

    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...
  • Money laundering: NABARD gives clean chit to cooperative banks 19-05-2013 02:22 PM

    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 09-05-2013 09:45 PM

    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)...
  • RBI should release its audit report on the banks: Aniruddha Bahal 06-05-2013 06:39 PM

    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? 15-04-2013 11:29 PM

    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 week...
  • IBN7 impact: Sheila Dikshit vows action against illegal buses 25-01-2013 02:21 PM

    IBN7 carried out a sting operation that revealed the nexus between corrupt traffic policemen, bus owners and officials of the Delhi Police. ...
  • Delhi councillors suspended for taking bribe 07-12-2011 09:51 AM

    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 28-03-2011 12:58 PM

    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...
  • Florida pardons Doors rocker Jim Morrison 10-12-2010 11:01 AM

    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 concert-goers denied ever took place. Outgoing Governor Charlie Crist and the clemency board voted unanimously to pardon The...
  • WikiLeaks reveal tensions between China, N Korea 01-12-2010 07:36 AM

    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 09-10-2010 08:34 PM

    Bangalore: Just 36 hours before the do-or-die 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...
  • Greenpeace activist's book slams CWG 09-08-2010 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: After coming under fire from several quarters over allegations of corruption, the upcoming Commonwealth Games and its organisers came in for more criticism -- this time in a book called "It's Common vs Wealth - Exposing Commonwealth Games 2010" launched on Friday. The book by Kapil Mishra, a...
  • Praise Modi show plays on, Centre steps in 31-10-2007 12:57 AM

    Johannesburg: Despite being accused of creating a divide in the team by Herschelle Gibbs in his autobiography, 'To the Point', South Africa skipper Graeme Smith said the out-of-favour opener could still make a comeback to the national team. Like every other player, he is still welcome in the team, as...