PROBE

  • CBI arrests Dayanidhi Maran's additional private secretary, 2 others 3 days ago

    New Delhi: CBI arrested three people, including V Gowthaman, the then additional private secretary of Dayanidhi Maran, in connection with alleged allotment of more than 300 high-speed telephone lines to the then telecom minister's residence in Chennai which were extended to his brother's TV channel on Wednesday night. Besides Gowthaman,...
  • Tharoor cooperated in investigation, questioned him on number of issues: Delhi Police chief 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was intensely questioned on Monday night for about four hours by a special team of Delhi Police on the circumstances leading to the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar a year back. This is for the first time Shashi Tharoor has been questioned on...
  • Goa leaders trying to sabotage designer Isha Mantry probe: Congress January 16, 2015

    Panaji: Politicians have tried to sabotage the forensic investigation into the death of Bollywood designer Isha Mantry, who died of a suspected drug overdose at a dance music festival in Goa in December, the Congress said Thursday. In a petition to Superintendent of Police (Anti-Narcotics Cell) Kartik Kashyap, Congress spokesperson Sunil...
  • Shashi Tharoor meets Ahmad Patel; brief discussion on Sunanda death case January 12, 2015

    New Delhi Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday met Ahmad Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, during which the issue of Delhi Police filing a murder case in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death was briefly discussed. Highly placed sources in the party said that Tharoor had sought an appointment...
  • Government will take steps on black money after June: Subramanian Swamy January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: The Centre would initiate fresh steps to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks after June 1, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said. "We will do it. There is a saying in Hindi 'Aankh Ki Sharam hai' (Shyness of the eye)," Swamy said. Explaining why the Centre was...
  • Shashi Tharoor writes to Delhi Police Commissioner claiming errors in Sunanda Pushkar death probe January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's husband and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has written a fresh letter to Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi claiming errors in the investigation into his wife's death. According to sources, Tharoor has questioned omissions by the Police in the death inquiry so far. Reportedly, the letter was...
  • World's top 10 poisons for assassinating people, in descending order of potency January 7, 2015

    Compiled from various sources, here is a list of top 10 poisons that are used as lethal weapons to kill. Arsenic: Arsenic has been called "The King of Poisons", for its discreetness and potency - it was virtually undetectable, so it was very often used either as a murder weapon or...
  • Cashless banking best solution for black money problem: PM Modi January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Pitching for greater cashless banking transactions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said this can be the best solution for the problem of black money, even as he asked banks to look for ways to discourage people from investing huge amounts in gold. Modi also asked banks to become socially...
  • India 3rd on black money list; $440 billion flows out in 10 years December 16, 2014

    Washington: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year...
  • CBI files chargesheet in Gopinath Munde case against his driver Gurvinder Singh December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a chargesheet in former Union Minister Gopinath Munde accident case against his driver Gurvinder Singh. CBI had ruled out any foul play in the death of the former Union Minister four months back, claiming that the politician had died due to...
  • Will not accept insult to martyr, have ordered probe: CM Raman Singh December 4, 2014

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hospital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • Ranjit Sinha retires as CBI chief after a two-year controversial term December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha retired on Tuesday after serving a controversial two-year tenure as the chief of India's premier investigative agency. A panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Tuesday evening to finalise the next CBI chief. Sinha faced severe criticism of Supreme Court...
  • Modi government should probe black money stashed in country: KC Tyagi December 1, 2014

    Janata Dal United leader KC Tyagi said the Narendra Modi government should probe black money in the country first. He said, "Instead of getting black money from abroad they should investigate the black money stashed in the country." The remarks came after the Income Tax department recovered diamonds worth Rs...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: CBI questions senior IPS officer Rajesh Kumar November 30, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday questioned senior IPS officer Rajesh Kumar in the Odisha chit fund scam. Rajesh Kumar was until recently probing the chit fund scam as the crime branch DIG before the probe was taken over by the CBI under direction from Supreme Court. The probe...
  • Burdwan blast: Police arrests 4 members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen November 24, 2014

    Dhaka: Police on Monday arrested four members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in Dhaka, including the wife of Sajid, the prime suspect of Burdwan blast. Sajid's wife Fatima Begum, Abdul Kazi, Mohammad Ishrat Ali Sheikh and Mohammad Shawkat Sarder have been arrested. Fatima is the chief of...
  • Government may order probe into CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's role in 2G scam, say sources November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Government may soon order a probe against Ranjit Sinha who is the most controversial chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in recent times. A show cause notice will be issued to Sinha asking him to explain his behaviour. The CBI chief is retiring on December 3....
  • 'Caged bird' to earning Supreme Court's wrath: Ranjit Sinha's unenviable term as CBI Director November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: From the Supreme Court calling the CBI a 'caged parrot' to a distasteful comment on women (If you can't prevent rape, might as well enjoy it) to now being told by the apex court to stay away from the 2G case, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha seems to have...
  • Supreme Court raps CBI chief: Is sinha guilty of compromising 2G trial? 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. ...
  • Its unfair to advice someone to do things: Former CBI chief RK Raghvan 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. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu has said that prima facie it appears that allegations levelled against Sinha were...
  • Infosys launches probe into complaints of financial misconduct in BPO wing November 20, 2014

    Bangalore: Infosys has launched an internal probe into its BPO arm following complaints of financial irregularities. A whistleblower's complaint had alleged that invoices to client Apple had been inflated. Infosys has already fired BPO CFO Abraham Thomas for not reporting the irregularity. "The financial irregularities are not material in nature and...
  • Not reached any conclusion in Sunanda probe as yet: Police November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday said that it has not reached any conclusion as yet in the probe into the case of mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar nine months ago but was evasive on whether her husband former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor will be questioned. Officials have recently begun the...
  • Saradha scam probe: Kunal Ghosh attempts suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata November 14, 2014

    In a twist to the Saradha scam probe, suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh attempted suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata three days after threatening to take that extreme step in an open court. Mamata Banerjee has suspended the jail superintendent, the doctor who was attending to Ghosh as well as...
  • SC names Srinivasan, Meiyappan in Mudgal report November 14, 2014

    The apex court bench said those under the Mudgal scanner were Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Sunder Raman and Raj Kundra besides at least three yet unnamed players. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Put the guilty behind bars, says Lalit Modi November 14, 2014

    Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi told CNN-IBN that all names made public by the Supreme Court after the Justice Mudgal committee submitted its report should be jailed. ...
  • Mudgal report: Can the BCCI be trusted to clean up Indian cricket? November 14, 2014

    The SC disclosed the names of Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Sunder Raman and Raj Kundra, who were investigated by the Mudgal panel for allegations of spot fixing and betting in IPL 6. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Has endgame Srinivasan, CSK begun? November 14, 2014

    Is it the end of the road for N Srinivasan as a cricket administrator in India? Is Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on its way out of the IPL? And most importantly, is India finally saying "enough's enough, let's clear all the muck in our cricket"? All hell broke lose in the...
  • Chennai: HC flays police; orders CBI probe into 'honour killing' case November 12, 2014

    Chennai: Lambasting the police, Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered a CBI probe into a case of suspected honour killing of a girl involved in inter-caste marriage. Justice V Ramasubramanian, who earlier directed Usilampatti Police not to proceed further in the case, today directed to hand over the case to...
  • IB probe ordered into reports of security lapse during PM Modi's Varanasi visit November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerned over reports that many CCTV cameras were not functioning during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi, the Union Home Ministry has ordered a probe into the alleged security lapse. Intelligence Bureau has been asked to conduct the probe and find out whether the reports of CCTV...
  • US offers help to Pakistan to probe Wagah Border terror attack November 3, 2014

    Islamabad: The US on Monday offered to provide any assistance to Pakistan to track down the perpetrators behind the "senseless" terrorist attack at Wagah Border that killed at least 61 people. Condemning the horrific suicide attack as a "senseless terrorist act", Ambassador Richard Olson said it demonstrates terrorists' blatant disregard for...
  • Mauritius assures help to India in SIT's black money probe November 3, 2014

    Port Louis: Mauritius, often accused of being a route for round-tripping of funds by Indians, on Monday conveyed to Indian government that it was ready to support its Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth black money. This was conveyed to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional...