Investigators

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected 18-04-2014 02:10 PM

    A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagarlast year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during...
  • Court rejects bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused 15-04-2014 02:18 PM

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Monday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them. The three accused were arrested on charges...
  • SC satisfied with progress in nine post-Godhra riot cases 03-04-2014 06:59 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the progress of nine cases of post-Godhra riots in Gujarat probed by Special Investigation Team (SIT) which had given clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "There has been a lot of progress and out of nine cases, six are over and...
  • NIA gets custody of two Maoists in Jiram valley attack case 03-04-2014 12:03 AM

    The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday got a three-day custody of two suspected Maoists, allegedly involved in the last year's attack on the convoy of Congress leaders in Bastar in Chhattisgarh, from the local court. NIA team led by the investigating officer P Sanjay produced Jyoti alias Pornima Modiyam, Baijma...
  • Block Education Officer, Circle Inspector arrested for accepting bribe 02-04-2014 07:51 AM

    Sleuths of the Vigilance Investigation Bureau allegedly caught the Block Education Officer of Samastipur and Circle Inspector of Alamnagar in Madhepura while taking bribe on Tuesday. "BEO Sudeshwar Sah was arrested when he was accepting Rs 25,000 from one Sunil Kumar Jha for the advancement of the government middle school...
  • Salimpur: Boy commits suicide 31-03-2014 02:52 PM

    A 19-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in Salimpur village here, police said on Moday. The deceased, identified as Mukesh, was found hanging from the ceiling fan at his house yesterday, they said. According to his family he was depressed over some unknown issues but...
  • 14-year-old Indian boy tells US how to save $400 mn by changing font 30-03-2014 11:16 AM

    New York: A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with an unique plan that could help the US save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents. Suvir Mirchandani, a student in a Pittsburgh-area middle school, claimed that if the federal government used the...
  • CBI files chargesheet against 22 members of scam-hit Adarsh Society 27-03-2014 08:28 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the Adarsh Housing scam. The chargesheet has been filed against 22 members of the society, and 24 finances and co-conspirators involved. The Bombay court had directed the CBI to look into benami transactions involved in the allotment of...
  • Bihar Police wants custody of IM's Tehsin Akhtar 25-03-2014 07:48 PM

    Bihar Police will seek the custody of Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu, who was the brain behind last year's blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya, police said on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Akhtar, a resident of Maniarpur village in Samastipur district, was arrested by Delhi Police from Rajasthan. Patna's...
  • CBI busts medical racket selling MCI licence to Chinese degree holders 25-03-2014 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday busted a major medical racket, arresting eight people, including seven doctors. According to the CBI, the illegal network headed by kingpin Jatin Jogadia gave Medical Council of India (MCI) certificates to students who got their medical degrees from China. The certificates, that allow doctors...
  • Five Naxals arrested by police from weekly market 24-03-2014 02:49 PM

    Five Naxalites were arrested from a weekly market in the insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the cadres were nabbed from Narayanpur police station limits by a team of local police on Sunday night, Narayanpur Additional Superintendent of Police O P Sharma told PTI. Based...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry in Rolls Royce bribery case 21-03-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into alleged bribery in the Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce. The agency has named unknown officials of HAL, owner of Aashmore Private...
  • Relief for UPA, CBI to close enquiry into 'missing' coal files case 18-03-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: In a relief to the Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation will file a closure in preliminary enquiries in the 'missing' coal files from the Coal Ministry. The CBI has said that it has found no criminality in the case and that it has recovered all major documents,...
  • NIA detains two in Bodh Gaya blasts case 07-03-2014 06:15 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) detained two people in Bihar's Arwal district to quiz them over the July 7, 2013, serial bomb blasts in Bodh Gaya, police said on Friday. A district police official said the NIA team detained two residents of Avgila village in Patna district. Last week also,...
  • Bodh Gaya blasts: Suspected IM activist arrested in Arwal 02-03-2014 05:06 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) activist in connection with Bodh Gaya serial blasts from a village in Bihars Arwal district, police said on Sunday. Acting on a tip off, the NIA team arrested the suspected IM activist Md Irfan from Auwgila village late...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Key accused in murder case arrested 28-02-2014 03:44 PM

    A main accused involved in a Muzaffarnagar riots-related murder case has been arrested in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Pappu, son of Mahender Singh is one of the eleven accused in connection with the killing of a youth Nazim, was arrested on Thursday, according to police. A local court later sent him...
  • IPL betting scandal: Investigating officer Sampath Kumar suspended 28-02-2014 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: IPS officer G Sampath Kumar who started investigation into the IPL betting and fixing scandal has been suspended. Tamil Nadu DGP told CNN IBN that the action against Kumar was taken for his misconduct. Kumar had earlier in the month revealed that a bookie named Kitty had claimed...
  • Shibu Soren's daughter-in-law surrenders in court 25-02-2014 05:04 PM

    Sita Soren, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator and daughter-in-law of party chief Shibu Soren, surrendered in a court in Ranchi onTuesday following which she was sent to 14 days' judicial custody. Sita Soren surrendered in a CBI court inRanchias her anticipatory bail in a 2012 horse-trading case was rejected by...
  • Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by Osama Bin Laden, says NIA 24-02-2014 06:33 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden and used to motivate youngsters for sacrificing their lives in the name of 'jihad' through the videos of the slain terrorist, NIA has said in its charge sheet filed in a Delhi court. The National Investigation Agency...
  • No political leader involved in Gujarati man's abduction: Nitish Kumar 18-02-2014 08:46 PM

    No political leader was involved in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman nor was ransom paid to free him, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in Patnaon Tuesday. In his reply to a discussion in the assembly on law and order, Nitish Kumar said the investigation by the Criminal Investigation...
  • Delhi Police forms SIT to probe Manipuri minor's rape case 10-02-2014 09:01 AM

    New Delhi: After facing flak from the High Court over slow pace of Nido Taniam's case, the Delhi Police has now constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe the rape of a 14-year-old Manipuri girl in Delhi's Munirka. The victim's statement was recorded before the Magistrate on Sunday. The Vasant...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files fresh chargesheet against 235 09-02-2014 04:53 PM

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases has filed a fresh chargesheet against 235 people in connection with the different cases, SIT sources said on Sunday. A fresh chargesheet has been issued to 235 people in connection with different riot cases, Manoj Jha, Additional SP, SIT told...
  • Government rejects CBI's concerns on Lokpal Bill 06-02-2014 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: The government has turned down the Central Bureau of Investigation's concerns over the provisions of the Lokpal Bill. It has told the CBI that it must wait till the institution of Lokpal becomes functional and not tinker with the Act. The government has said that the Select Committee...
  • Preliminary probe into Jharkhand medicine 'scam' begins 01-02-2014 11:00 PM

    The Vigilance Bureau has begun a preliminary investigation into a Rs 1,800 crore medicine scamin Jharkhand. An FIR would be lodged after the preliminary investigation was complete, Additional Director General of Police Niraj Sinha said on Saturday. The investigation was ordered by Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday on the...
  • 2009 fake currency case: NIA court gives life term to six convicts 30-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: All six convicts in the fake currency case have been awarded life sentence by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The six people - Abdul Shaikh, Mohammed Aizul, Ravi Dhiren Gosh Nooruddin Bari, Mohammed Samad and Aizul Shaikh - had been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of...
  • 1984 riots: SAD backs Kejriwal's demand of SIT probe 29-01-2014 01:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) which is opposed to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab has come out in support of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for taking up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue. Speaking to CNN-IBN, SAD MP Naresh Gujral said, "This is our own demand...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Attachment proceedings initiated against 21 accused 27-01-2014 03:48 PM

    A local court has initiated attachment proceedings against 21 absconding accused in the four cases of loot and burning during the Muzaffarnagar riots. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar at the request of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the cases ordered attachment proceedings against the accused under Section 83 of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files chargesheet against 2 murder accused 24-01-2014 03:09 PM

    The Special Investigation Team, probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases, on Friday filed a chargesheet against two persons accused of murder. The SIT filed its first chargesheet in the case related to violence in Kutba village in September in which eight persons were killed, in a local court against Kunwar Pal...
  • NIA to file charge sheet against two Italian marines soon 21-01-2014 11:48 PM

    New Delhi: NIA will file a charge sheet against two Italian marines, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen, after getting sanction to prosecute them under a law which provides only death penalty. However, the charge sheet is unlikely before February 3 by when the Centre has told the Supreme Court...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Arrest warrant against 22 gangrape accused 21-01-2014 02:02 PM

    A local court on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrant against 22 persons allegedly involved in five incidents of gang-rape during Muzaffarnagar riots. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar issued the arrest warrant against 22 accused, who are on the run, after Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the cases approached the court. The...