INVESTIGATORS

  • 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...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA team visits madrasa October 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Probing the October 2 explosion in West Bengal, an NIA team Sunday visited a madrasa in Burdwan district, where people suspected to be involved in the incident were reported to have got militant training. Six people, including two women, have been arrested in connection with the explosion at a house...
  • State vs IPS officer: Former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra booked in vigilance case September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Odisha Director General of Police Prakash Mishra has been booked in a financial impropriety case by the vigilance department of the state. A tough officer, Mishra allegedly flouted rules in granting supply orders to the tune of Rs 58 crore to cement and steel companies during his...
  • Saradha scam: CBI questions Congress MP Abu Hasem Khan September 22, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation team probing the multicrore Saradha scam interrogated Congress MP Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury on Monday. In 2011, the Congress MP had written a complaint to the then PM Dr Manmohan Singh against key accused Sudipta Sen and his company. However, in 2012 Chowdhury withdrew his...
  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has refused to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case against Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha in the 2g scam. Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source. The apex...
  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • SC asks Prashant Bhushan to disclose source of information on CBI chief, says can't order probe now September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan to disclose the source of his information in the 2G scam case about Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha. The court observed, "Just because someone made a statement, we cannot order an inquiry." The court said that Bhushan must...
  • SC to decide if Ranjit Sinha tried to influence cases being probed by CBI September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide whether Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha tried to influence some of the cases being investigated by the agency and interfering with the 2G case. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court, Sinha has said that he rejects the...