INTERROGATION

  • Burdwan blast: Jamaat operatives used al-Qaeda model to execute 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    Burdwan: The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. The interrogation report says that a locked room of a...
  • Saradha scam: Chidambaram's wife questioned by CBI September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation sleuths on Saturday interrogated senior advocate and wife of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram in connection with the multicrore Saradha scam. The questioning comes after Nalini Chidambaram was named by Sudipto Sen, one of the key accused of the scam. Sen had alleged...
  • Tamil Nadu: Youth wearing tshirt with ISIS symbol held August 3, 2014

    Ramanathaapuram (Tamil Nadu): A 22yearold youth was on Sunday taken into custody for questioning after a group photo of some youths wearing tshirts with ISIS emblem appeared on a social networking site. Abul Rahman has been taken into custody in connection with the photo which appeared during Ramazan period, Superintendent of...
  • Barack Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks' August 2, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA "tortured some folks" after the September 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into "enhanced interrogation techniques". "We did a whole lot of things that were right, but we tortured...
  • Crime Branch starts grilling Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda July 31, 2014

    Cuttack: The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Thursday started questioning Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda in connection with the Nayagarh armoury loot and attack on Nayagarh police station in 2008. Crime Branch IG YB Khurania said, "We have been trying to extract some information from Panda about the looted arms from...
  • Sabyasachi Panda interrogated in police custody July 20, 2014

    Berhampur (Odisha): Top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was on Sunday interrogated, a day after the arrested Red rebel was sent to police remand for ten days. A team of senior police officers along with Special Intelligence Wing (SIW) grilled Panda in presence of his advocate Deepak Patnaik amid tight security, a...
  • Gang of four contract killers arrested in Patna; two pistols seized June 4, 2014

    A gang of four contract killers, planning to kill a man, were arrested on Wednesday by the police in Patna. "The operation was conducted on a tipoff. During interrogation they told us that a jailed criminal Dharmendra Kumar had given them a contract to kill Chandan Kumar for Rs 2 lakh...
  • Coal scam: CBI to examine Hindalco chief Kumar Mangalam Birla April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is all set to be interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore coal block allocation scam. The CBI has named Mangalam in the Hindalco chargesheet. The investigators have already questioned several officials of Hindaloco and are now...
  • Tunda says Lakhvi scuttled his chances in LeT August 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Arrested terrorist Abdul Karim Tunda told his interrogators that he holds a grudge against Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi for scuttling his chances of reaching the top position in the outfit despite being the "architect" of its pan-India structure, which was earlier confined to Kashmir. Senior Delhi police officials who...
  • Bo's other son thanks China for allowing father to speak freely: Report August 23, 2013

    The elder son of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai has thanked authorities for allowing his father "to speak his true mind" at his trial and said Bo has stood by his ideas despite an investigation that lasted 500 days, the New York Times said. Bo put up a feisty defence on...
  • Army cook arrested on charges of cheating and marrying four women August 17, 2013

    A cook in the Army, who was arrested in Delhi on charges of cheating and marrying four women in Coimbatore claiming that he was an officer in the military, was brought to the city for interrogation, police said on Friday. Police said the women had lodged a complaint in May...
  • Odisha: Boy claims police tortured him with cigarette burns February 16, 2013

    Jharsuguda: A minor boy in Odisha's Jharsuguda district was allegedly tortured and inflicted burns with cigarette butt while in police custody in connection with a theft incident. The incident allegedly took place on February 11 at Kolabira police station when the boy was being interrogated, Jharsuguda Deputy Superintendent of Police...
  • US didn't need rough interrogation to get Osama: Panetta February 4, 2013

    Washington: Leon Panetta, who as CIA director oversaw the US operation that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, said the job could have been done without resorting to controversial interrogation methods that some have said constitute torture. The outgoing defense secretary, in remarks aired Sunday on the NBC program "Meet...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi's custodial interrogation begins February 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Nizamabad police is interrogating MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi on February 1, facing sedition charges for his alleged "hate speech" in December last year, police said. Akbaruddin, who is in judicial remand and lodged at the Adilabad district jail, was brought to Nizamabad town this morning and was being...
  • Seven arrested in kidney transplantation racket January 5, 2013

    Bangalore: A police team on January 5 arrested seven persons for running a kidney transplantation racket, allegedly involving government officials and major hospitals in the city. Among those arrested is Ranjan, a revenue inspector, CD Shrikanth, a contract labourer in Food and Civil Supplies Office located at Magadi and five...
  • India hopeful of favourable response to Headley extradition November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: India is hopeful that the US would take a favourable decision on its request for extradition of Americanborn LashkareTaiba terrorist and Mumbai terror accused David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana before their sentencing in America. Official sources said that New Delhi is awaiting a response from Washington...
  • Coalgate: CBI quizzes Arvind Jayaswal on 2nd day September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday continued the questioning of Arvind Jayaswal, the director of AMR Iron and Steel Private Limited and accused in the coal blocks allocations controversy. This is the second day of the interrogations. The CBI also sent summons to Jayaswal's brother Manoj for questioning. Meanwhile,...
  • 26/11: Jundal to be taken to Mumbai court today July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Giving priority to four cases in Mumbai, a Delhi court Friday directed Maharastra Police to produce 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal Hamza in a Mumbai court on Saturday. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Vinod Yadav directed the Maharastra Police to take Jundal to Mumbai and produce him in a court Saturday...
  • Kerala: Mani may evade SIT interrogation July 2, 2012

    Kochi: CPM leader M M Mani may not appear for interrogation before the special investigation team (SIT) on Monday. Instead, he will approach the Supreme Court against the Kerala High Court order dismissing his petition seeking to quash FIRs registered against him over his controversial remarks on eliminating political foes. Meanwhile,...
  • US releases David Headley interrogation tapes October 20, 2011

    Chicago: A US court on Wednesday allowed the media outlets access to parts of the video tapes, which were played during the trial of LeT operative David Headley's childhood friend and 26/11 attacks coaccused Tahawwur Rana. US District court Judge Harry D Leinenweber ruled that only portions of the tape that...
  • Citizen Journalist fights for missing brother March 21, 2011

    CJ Devinder is fighting for his missing brother Jung Bahadur. A former Navyman he was picked up for questioning in an elopement case. Jung Bahadur has not returned home for 6 years. ...
  • Koda discharged from hospital, still not arrested November 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who faces charges of laundering Rs 2,500 to 4,000 crore, was on Sunday discharged from a hospital in Ranchi. Koda was interrogated by the Income Tax (IT) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials. The former Jharkhand CM had been admitted since November 3, ever...
  • How CIA breaks detainees, makes them speak August 26, 2009

    Washington: Sleep deprivation, "insult slaps", water dousing and "walling", or slamming a detainee's head against a wall, were techniques used by interrogators of USAs Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to break highvalue detainees, according to an agency memo. The memo, sent to the US Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel on Dec....
  • Obama open to prosecution, probe of interrogations April 22, 2009

    Washington: President Barack Obama left the door open on Tuesday to prosecuting Bush administration officials who devised the legal authority for gruesome terrorsuspect interrogations, saying the United States lost "our moral bearings" with use of the tactics. The question of whether to bring charges against those who devised justification for the...
  • CBI questions Rajus, exCFO in Satyam scam March 10, 2009

    Hyderabad: The investigations into Rs 78 billion (Rs 7,800 crore) scam in Satyam Computer Services picked up momentum as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday questioned the IT firm's disgraced former chairman B Ramalinga Raju and four other accused. The CBI's multidisciplinary investigation team (MDIT) headed by the agency's DIG...
  • Captured terrorist sings, spills terror plan details November 30, 2008

    Mumbai: The terror plan was made in Pakistan and the terrorists landed through sea. It's quite clear that they came with a definite plan to kill. Captured alive by Mumbai police while a shooting spree from inside this stolen car, Mohammad Ajmal Mohammad Amir Kasav is the only terrorist captured...
  • Babbar Khalsa source arms from Naga rebels April 4, 2008

    New Delhi: On October 14.2007, a bomb blast in Ludhiana left seven people dead and 30 injured. But now, the interrogation of the main accused in the blast has thrown up details of a new but disturbing trend. The Sikh militants, allegedly from the Babbar Khalsa, are now trying for new...
  • CBI all set to quiz Fernandes on Barak deal February 27, 2008

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is planning to question former Defence Minister George Fernandes and former Navy Chief Sushil Kumar in connection with the alleged corruption in the purchase of seven Barak missile systems from Israel. Though the agency is yet to decide on a date, sources say...
  • Kidney racketeer on fasttrack to prosecution February 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Dr Amit Kumar, the alleged chief of a nationwide kidney racket, was on Saturday evening brought to Delhi after his deportation from Nepal. Kumar, who was arrested from a resort in Chitwan in southern Nepal on Thursday, was handed over to a twomember Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...
  • Haneef's drama gets played up January 25, 2008

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef, who was wrongly implicated by the Australian Federal Police, will be dramatised in a play to be staged in Melbourne on February 2223. The Drum Theatre in the outer southeastern suburb of Dandenong will host the premiere of Haneef: The Interrogation. The twoman play...