INVESTIGATORS

  • Chittoor firing: Hyderabad High Court asks Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish case diary Yesterday

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Friday directed Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish the case diary relating to a case registered in connection with the killing of 20 people in police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district on April 7. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta and...
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa fears prosecution of entire family by new Sri Lanka government Yesterday

    Colombo: Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday expressed fears that the new government led by his successor Maithripala Sirisena might end up prosecuting his entire family, a day after his two younger brothers faced questioning by anti-graft investigators. "Next, it will be Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Namal Rajapaksa and...
  • SC seeks SIT's report on progress made in black money probe 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former apex court judge Justice MB Shah, to file a fresh status report by May 12 on the progress made by it on black money probe. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and justices Madan...
  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case April 16, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody. Viquar Ahmed, an alleged...
  • Ishrat case: Accused police officer seeks bail citing relief for Vanzara April 10, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Police officer NK Amin, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Friday sought bail citing the relief granted to IPS officer DG Vanzara despite his alleged prominent role in the crime. "As per the police report (charge sheet) filed by CBI, Vanzara was the main accused....
  • CBI expresses inability to probe all Saradha scam cases, asks police to probe cases involving amount below Rs 50 lakh April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday expressed its inability to probe all the chit fund cases emerging from the multi-crore Saradha scam. Responding to the Supreme court, the agency said that the agency is unable to probe all the cases and urged the apex court to...
  • Watch: Final moments captured by passenger just before Germanwings plane crash April 1, 2015

    A cell phone video recovered from the wreckage sight of the crashed Germanwings flight could show the nightmarish final seconds of the disaster. The contents are published in France and Germany but the video is not shared even as investigators deny its existence. ...
  • Delhi Police writes to Pak High Commission seeking permission to quiz Mehr Tarar March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Seeking more details in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, Delhi Police Special Investigation team (SIT) has written a letter to Pakistan High Commission requesting them to facilitate journalist Mehr Tarar's questioning. Sunanda had had a public spat with Tarar on Twitter accusing her of having an affair with...
  • Bihar ATS to be trained at Gujarat Forensic Science University March 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Officials of the first batch of Bihar ATS, which came into being after the 2013 Patna bomb blasts, are set to hone their skills in probing such cases at Gujarat Forensic Science University based at Gandhinagar. "The first batch of the newly-formed Anti Terrorism Squad of Bihar will take...
  • Vanzara walks free; says "Acche Din" have arrived February 18, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Controversial ex-IPS officer DG Vanzara, an accused in the fake encounter cases of Ishrat Jahan and Soharabuddin Sheikh, on Wednesday walked out of the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad after spending almost seven and half years in prison. Soon after his release, an elated Vanzara said, "Surely, Acche Din (Good...
  • Muslim group demands SIT probe into 1992 Ayodhya riots in Uttar Pradesh February 17, 2015

    Uttar Pradesh: A Muslim group has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to set up Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1992 Ayodhya riots post Babri mosque demolition. The demand has come after Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government announced an additional compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the victims of 1984...
  • Obama condemns 'outrageous murders' of Muslim students February 14, 2015

    Washington: US President Barack Obama condemned the "brutal and outrageous murders" of three Muslim students in the state of North Carolina earlier this week and said that no one should be targeted for their looks or modes of worship. "No one in the United States of America should ever be targeted...
  • Indo-Pak bus service suspended over truck driver's arrest on drug charges February 9, 2015

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service was on Monday suspended by authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir over arrest of a driver from the other side of the LoC following recovery of narcotics from his vehicle. The Karvan-e-Aman (Peace Caravan) Bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad has been suspended indefinitely, official sources said....
  • Haryana: SIT to probe rape, murder of a 28-year-old woman February 8, 2015

    Rohtak: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) has been constitued to probe the rape and murder of the 28-year-old mentally challenged woman from Nepal in Rohtak, Haryana. The post-mortem report of the woman mentioned several injuries on her private parts. According to reports, stones and blades were also found in...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA arrests a core member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested a core member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in connection with the October 2, 2014 Burdwan blast. Mufazzil Haque was arrested from Mukimnagar in Murshidabad (West Bengal) on Tuesday night. According to NIA, Haque used to own the Lalgola madarsa in Mukimnagar which...
  • I can't be compared to Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Sherlock', they do things at a larger scale, says 'PI Private Investigator' actor Mrinal Dutt January 30, 2015

    Mrinal Dutt went to Mumbai about four years ago. It was not very difficult for this young guy to find work as a model initially. He got to play cameos in generic TV serials and was quite clearly happy to do them. He landed a role in the youthful series...
  • CBI probe into projects cleared by Natarajan the real reason behind her resignation? January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst allegations by Jayanthi Natarajan that she was defamed within the Congress and asked to quit the Environment Ministry, details by Central Bureau of Investigation point to other reasons which could have led to her resignation. According to sources, during Jayanthi Natrajan's period as the environment minister, three-four...
  • Uber cab rape case: Court records statement of Delhi Police Investigating Officer January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday recorded the testimony of the investigating officer of the two-month-old Uber cab rape case, with indications that recording of prosecution evidence was likely to conclude in a few days. Delhi Police Sub Inspector Renu, the investigating officer (IO) of the case, recorded her...
  • Tharoor cooperated in investigation, says Delhi Police chief January 20, 2015

    The Delhi Police Special Investigation team questioned Shashi Tharoor for over four hours on Monday night. The police told Tharoor to explain everything to the investigating officer. Tharoor was asked over 50 questions pertaining to the case. ...
  • Mrinal Dutt: We need to get serious about TV January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian crime dramas are often compared with their foreign counterparts and blamed for killing suspense by obvious hints. Actor Mrinal Dutt, who is seen as the male lead in TV show 'Private Investigator', says though Indian serials are moving towards that acclaim, it's time to take TV seriously. "There...
  • Legal loopholes led to 26/11 prime accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's bail: Pakistan court December 27, 2014

    Islamabad: Legal loopholes in the Mumbai terror attack case led to the granting of bail to its alleged mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) stated here in a written order. The order added that weak evidence, registration of the FIR invoking irrelevant sections against the suspect, the "never-ending" trial...
  • Army mounts offensive against militants in Assam, International borders sealed December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of the violence in Assam, Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Friday to discuss the situation in the strife-torn state. General Suhag said that it was a review meeting over the security in Assam. "We are definitely going to...
  • MP judge harassment case: SC asks CJI to form new probe panel December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday disbanded a two-member probe panel appointed by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against a judge in the MP HC. The apex court ruled that the Chief Justice of India may constitute another panel to look...
  • Sandhya Mridul makes a comeback on TV; to feature in 'Private Investigator' December 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sandhya Mridul, who is making a comeback on TV after a decade, says she does not consider the length but her role when she opts for a show. Sandhya, 39, plays a mother in the newly launched detective TV drama 'Private Investigator', where actor Mrinal Dutt plays the...
  • As a man of honour Ranjit Sinha should step down: Soli Sorabjee November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. ...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests a Myanmar national for alleged role in organising terror camps November 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Burmese national Khalid Mohammed from Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in the Burdwan blast case probe. The Burmese national is allegedly an IED maker belonging to the Rohingya Muslim solidarity group. He is believed to have have organised terror camps along...
  • Nobody will get preferential treatment in black money probe: SIT Chairman November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: As the black money probe intensifies, Special Investigation Team (SIT) Chairman MB Shah has assured that the probe will be fair and impartial. "Nobody will be given preferential treatment while being interrogated. We never differentiate between the rich and poor," said Shah looking into the black money case. Earlier,...
  • Re-open 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases in Delhi, says BJP October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday demanded re-investigation in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases which were closed by Delhi Police, and sought distribution of pending compensations of Rs 182 crore among the victims. In a letter to union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajender Nagar legislator...
  • Meghalaya police on high alert on terror cells' issue October 30, 2014

    Shillong: Meghalaya police have been put under high alert on the possible presence of terror sleeper cells in the state in view of the state's porous border with Bangladesh, a senior officer said on Thursday. Certain pockets in the state's plain belts region in the Garo Hills close to Assam and...
  • RAW tent purchase case: CBI conducts searches, files FIR against three people October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday conducted searches at three places in connection with its probe into tent purchases by the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). The CBI has registered an FIR against three Directors of M/s Sai Baba Builders and Consultants, unknown officials of Cabinet Secretariat...