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CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

SC scalds CBI chief's lawyer over Coalgate intervention

New Delhi: Central Bureau of investigation Director Ranjit Sinha’s new found bravado in the visitors diary affair spilled over from the 2G case into Coalgate. High drama played out on Friday during a Supreme Court hearing on a plea for [...]
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram  Photo-PTI

CBI probing Chidambaram role in Aircel-Maxis deal

New Delhi: The CBI is probing the role of then finance Minister P Chidambaram in allowing foreign investment by a Mauritius-based company, according to its chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis deal. The Central Bureau of investigation’s (CBI) [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

CBI chief’s visitors diary: Can’t reveal whistleblower’s identity, Bhushan tells SC

New Delhi: The NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation’s counsel, Prashant Bhushan, who levelled allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, refused to reveal the name of the whistleblower who provided him the necessary documents, [...]
Rakesh Maria Mumbai Police Commissioner.

Central excise officials held for giving bogus certificates for jobs

Mumbai: The Police have arrested two suspended officials from Centra1 Excise department for allegedly submitting bogus documents to secure a job. The duo had submitted bogus school leaving certificates in 1994 and were working as sepoy with [...]
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Govt to form database on suppression of property sales amount to check black money

New Delhi: In an exercise aimed at checking blackmoney, economic Intelligence agencies have started identifying instances where proceeds from property sale have been suppressed in a bid to defraud the government of revenue from stamp duty. The [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Reveal source of documents against CBI chief Sinha: SC

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) The Supreme Court today directed advocate Prashant Bhushan, who has levelled allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha of protecting accused in the 2G case, to reveal the name of the whistleblower from whom he got [...]
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

‘I did my duty’, says Manmohan Singh on Vinod Rai’s crticism

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is under fire from the former CAG Vinod Rai over the 2G spectrum scam and Coalgate, today said he has done his “duty” and refused to respond to charges levelled against him. “I, [...]
Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi

Court asks Police Commissioner to probe IO, prosecutor

New Delhi: A local court has asked Delhi Police Commissioner and the Director of Prosecution to initiate probe against a investigating officer (IO) and a law officer for delay in filing charge sheet in a chit fund case. The order came after [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Govt servant can’t claim right to privacy: ex-SC judge

Ahmedabad : Without naming the beleaguered CBI chief Ranjit Sinha, former Supreme Court judge G S Singhvi on Saturday said a government servant cannot always claim right to privacy. Sinha, who is facing the heat currently over disclosure of [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Must disclose whistle blower who gave visitors' list:CBI Chief Sinha

New Delhi: CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha has said that noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan cannot claim immunity from disclosing the name of a “whistle blower” who provided him the list of visitors to his official residence and demanded that [...]
Former Gujarat cadre IPS officer DG Vanzara

Former Gujarat top cop Vanzara gets bail in Sohrabuddin case

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted bail to former IPS officer of Gujarat D G Vanzara, in jail for over seven years, in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Vanzara, a Deputy Inspector General-rank officer, was arrested [...]
Former CAG Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai attacks Manmohan; says Cong leaders brought pressure

New Delhi: Former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply [...]
CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha

CBI chief Sinha scans his subordinate officers for visitors diary

New Delhi: Under scanner himself, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has begun scanning the movements of his subordinate officers to see how the visitors diary at his official residence could go public. Sources revealed that movements of some top CBI [...]
CBI chief Ranjit Sinha

Modi govt may take strict action against CBI chief Sinha

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is keenly following the Supreme Court’s examination of allegations of misconduct and impropriety levelled against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha. While the court has not passed any order on the petition [...]
The Supreme Court on Tuesday told CBI director Ranjit Sinha to file a response in 10 days on a plea seeking his removal from the post.

SC issues notice to CBI chief Sinha on plea seeking his removal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to CBI director Ranjit Sinha on a plea seeking his removal from the post and an SIT probe against him for allegedly protecting accused in Coal scam. The Court asked Sinha to file a response [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

CBI Director Sinha must come out in black & white on allegations: SC

New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha was today directed by the Supreme Court to come out in “black and white” on averments made against him for allegedly entertaining scam-tainted visitors at his official residence here, saying that [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha is engaged in damage control.

SC asks CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to reply on averments against him

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said that averments made against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, arising out of entry list at his residence, are “serious” in nature and directed him to respond to the allegations in “black and [...]
Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami

Centre asks states to fast-track cases against MPs,MLAs facing charges

New Delhi: The central government has asked all State governments to speed up cases against MPs and MLAs facing charges which attract disqualification, directing them to seek day-today trial in courts, appoint special public prosecutors and [...]
Former AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi

AIIMS faculty demands enquiry into Chaturvedi’s removal from CVO

New Delhi: A section of AIIMS faculty has demanded an enquiry into the sudden removal of ex-Chief Vigilance officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi without informing the Chief Vigilance Commission. They also demanded that Chaturvedi should be reinstated [...]
CAG Shashi Kant Sharma

CAG reveals financial irregularities in Kolkata museum

New Delhi: A CAG report has found that standard system of purchase and acquisition of antiquities was not followed by the Indian Museum Kolkata and raised questions on how these items reach auction houses like Sotheby’s and Christie’s, [...]
Uttar Pradesh BSP Chief and former Minister Ram Achal Rajbhar

UP Lokayukta sends report to Gov against BSP state chief

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta N K Mehrotra has sent a report to Governor Ram Naik against BSP state Chief and former Minister Ram Achal Rajbhar, who was under probe for graft charges, alleging inaction on the recommendations made by him against [...]
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

RBI officer held in fake certificate case after 36 years of service

Phulbani: A RBI officer was today arrested and sent to jail on charge of producing a fake Caste certificate to get the job in Odisha’s Kandhamal district. The officer is identified as Prasant Kumar Pradhan (58) of Bastangia village and [...]
Gopichand Tolwani

BSNL DGM held for accepting bribe

Bhopal: Tightening the screws on corruption, sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau have arrested the deputy general manager (DGM) of BSNL today for allegedly accepting a bribe. BSNL DGM Ram Gopichand Tolwani was apprehended from his office at GTB [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

SC turns down CBI Director’s plea to restrain media

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today turned down the plea of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to restrain media from broadcasting and publishing news stories on the basis of documents pertaining to the entry list of visitors at his residence. A bench [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha.

File documents regarding entry list of CBI director's house:SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said that it cannot take cognisance of documents pertaining to entry list of visitors at CBI Director’s residence till they are placed on record and asked advocate Prashant Bhushan to file an affidavit [...]