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  • Coalscam: CBI files closure report, clean chit to government servants 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday filed a revised closure report regarding the role of public servants in a coal blocks allocation scam case in which Navbharat Power Pvt Ltd and others were earlier chargesheeted as accused. CBI, in its revised supplementary report, told Special CBI Judge...
  • Coalgate: System has flexibility to deal with loans, saya Raghuram Rajan 4 hours 42 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said that there is already "fair amount of flexibility" in the system to deal with loans impacted by the Supreme Court order to de-allocate 214 coal blocks. "I will reiterate that whenever we have issues of flexibility coming up, the real issue...
  • System has flexibility to deal with loans: Raghuram Rajan on Coalgate 4 hours 52 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said there is already "fair amount of flexibility" in the system to deal with loans impacted by the Supreme Court order to de-allocate 214 coal blocks. "I will reiterate that whenever we have issues of flexibility coming up, the real issue is putting...
  • Saradha scam: ED freezes bank accounts of Mohun Bagan, East Bengal football clubs 5 hours 52 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Two prominent football clubs in West Bengal - Mohun Bagan and East Bengal - are facing the heat in the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. The Enforcement Directorate has frozen the bank accounts of the two clubs and is also likely to act against another two - Bhowanipore and Kalighat...
  • Gujarat: Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested 8 hours 57 minutes ago

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau on Tuesday arrested suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma. Sharma, who made headlines back in 2013 when he spoke up against Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was then the Gujarat Chief Minister and his aide Amit Shah for their alleged role in the snoopgate scandal, has...
  • West Bengal: Court allows CBI to record Kunal Ghosh's statements in jail Yesterday

    Kolkata: The city sessions court hearing the Saradha scam case on Monday allowed accused and suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh to submit his statements before the CBI investigating officer in jail within his renewed custody till October 21. Metropolitan magistrate Aravind Mishra, who...
  • CPI-M to take action against members involved in ponzi scam Yesterday

    Kolkata: CPI(M) state secretary Biman Bose on Monday said the party will take action if any functionary is proved guilty of being involved in the ponzi scheme scam. "If any functionary of our party (CPI-M) is proved guilty of involvement in the chit fund scam he or she will not be...
  • Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh, Debjani Mukherjee produced in court today Yesterday

    Kolkata: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh and Saradha Chairman Sudipta Sen's associate Debjani Mukherjee have been produced in a city court. Sudipta Sen had alleged to the Central Bureau of Investigation that Kunal Ghosh had taken money from Saradha. Ghosh, who was considered close to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata...
  • Odisha: Court asks jail authorities to produce Seashore CMD on October 14 3 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: A local court has directed the superintendent of Jeypore jail in Odisha's Koraput district to produce Seashore CMD Prashant Das before it on October 14. District and sessions court judge DP Choudhury issued the direction yesterday while hearing a petition of the Enforcement Directorate which wanted to take Das on...
  • JBT recruitment scam: Delhi HC directs ex-Haryana CM Chautala to surrender before October 17 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before the court on or before October 17. Chautala, who has been convicted in the Junior Basic Teachers' recruitment scam case, is currently out on bail. On January 22, 2013, a special...
  • Odisha's former AG Ashok Mohanty gets conditional bail in the chit fund scam 4 days ago

    Bhubaneshwar: Conditional bail was on Friday granted by a local court to Odisha's former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty, who was earlier arrested by the CBI in connection with a chit fund scam for his alleged links with Artha Tatwa Group's CMD Pradip Sethi. District and Sessions Judge, Khurda, Durga Prasad...
  • Odisha: HC asks arrested ex-AG to move lower court for bail 4 days ago

    Cuttack: Orissa High Court on Thursday directed arrested former advocate general Ashok Mohanty to move Khurda district and sessions court in Bhubaneswar for bail. If approached, the Bhubaneswar court shall consider the bail application of Mohanty in the first hour of Friday and ensure that the certified copy of the...
  • CBI carries out searches in chit fund scam 4 days ago

    New Delhi: CBI on Thursday carried out searches at least 15 locations, including Bhubaneshwar Institute of Technology and residences and offices of senior officials of Seashore Group, spread across four states, in connection with multi-crore rupee chit fund scam. They said that searches have also been conducted at Bhubaneswar Institute of...
  • SC scraps coal allocations, firms likely to pay Rs 7,905 cr in penalty 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, Hindalco and other companies whose coal mine allocations were scrapped by the Supreme Court on Wednesday are likely to pay about Rs 7,905 crore in penalty. The Supreme Court while cancelling 214 of 218 coal mine permits given to companies for their own...
  • Maharashtra: NCP minister moves HC to quash order of probe against him 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister for Medical Education Jitendra Awhad on Wednesday filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking to quash a Magistrate's order asking police to probe allegations of "false" affidavit filed by him during the 2009 assembly elections from Kalwa-Mumbra constituency. The petition came up for hearing before Justice...
  • SC cancels 214 coal block allocations, says government free to auction all after March 2015 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a month after the country's top court declared 218 coal block allocations made between 1993 and 2009 as illegal and non-transparent, the apex court on Wednesday cancelled 214 allocations dealing a blow to the coal companies. The highlights of the judgement, that takes a critical view of the...
  • Prefer Air India for LTC: Government to employees 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Government employees applying for Leave Travel Concession (LTC) claim should prefer buying tickets from Air India, an order said on Wednesday. As far as possible, air tickets on government account may be obtained directly from the Air India (booking counters, offices, websites) and if obtaining tickets directly from Air...
  • Quashing of 214 coal blocks 'first effective blow' to crony capitalism: JDU 6 days ago

    New Delhi: JD(U) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to quash the allocation of 214 of the 218 coal blocks allotted since 1993 and said it was the first effective blow to "crony capitalism". "I welcome it. This is the first effective blow to expanding crony capitalism. "After this order,...
  • Coal scam order is in line with the government's framework, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad commented on Supreme Court's decision on the coal scam. "The order is in line with government's framework. There is some closure, its a fresh beginning now," said Ravi Shankar Prasad. ...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Subhendu Adhikary summoned by CBI 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Subhendu Adhikary has been summoned by CBI in the Saradha Chit Fund scam. Adhikari's name has repeatedly cropped up in the case. On Tuesday, main accused Sudipta Sen's aide Arvind Chauhan had told CBI that Adhikari met Sudipta days before the latter went into hiding. Suspended party...
  • Coal scam: SC cancels all coal block allocations except four 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 214 coal block allocations between 1993 and 2008 except for four, which are government-run non-joint ventures. The coal blocks exempted include Sasan, UMPP, NTPC and SAIL. The court said that the allocations are arbitrary and that there were no basis for the allocations....
  • Saradha scam: Sudipta Sen's aide names TMC leader Mukul Roy 1 week ago

    Kolkata: In a fresh twist in the Saradha chit fund scam, the main accused Sudipto Sen's driver and assistant has pointed fingers at senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy. Arvind Singh Chouhan told the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday that Roy and TMC MP Subhendu Adhikari met Sen...
  • Chitfund scam: Legal fraternity shocked over exAG's arrest in Odisha 1 week ago

    Cuttack: Terming the arrest of former advocate General (AG) Ashok Mohanty by CBI as "unfortunate", the legal fraternity here today criticised the CBI accusing it of highhandedness. State Bar Council Chairman Manas Ranjan Mohapatra reacting to the arrest said CBI has arrested the former AG with political...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: CBI to take exAG on remand for two days 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: A special court on Monday allowed CBI to take exadvocate general Ashok Mohanty on remand for two days in connection with a chit fund scam. Mohanty, arrested for alleged link with the chit fund scamtainted Artha Tatwa Group (AT), was produced in the court of the Special Chief Judicial...
  • Congress down plays CBI decision to question Chidambram in 2G case 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday sought to downplay the questions about CBI's decision to probe then Finance Minister P Chidambaram's FIPB nod in AircelMaxis deal and his wife Nalini's examination by the agency in connection with alleged multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said that as far as...
  • Adarsh case: HC to decide next week on CBI's plea for dropping Ashok Chavan's name 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday posted for final hearing on September 29 an appeal filed by the CBI challenging a trial court's order rejecting its plea to drop the name of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in Adarsh scam case. Justice ML Tahilyani...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 1 week ago

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Times Square, US. ...
  • News 360: Mangalyaan's engine successfully testfired, Mars mission goes into final lap September 22, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday successfully test fired the main liquid engine of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the red planet's atmosphere on September 24. ...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: Former Odisha Advocate General Ashok Mohanty arrested September 22, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The former Odisha Advocate General Ashok Mohanty has been arrested in connection with the Rs 20,000 chit fund scam. Mohanty was first interrogated by the CBI on September 13. He had stepped down from office after the CBI had summoned him in the case earlier this year. According to sources,...