Tag: Central Bureau of Investigation

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  • CBI probes death of student in swimming pool

    CBI probes death of student in swimming pool

    Samanta stated: "My son was murdered and then his body was dumped in the pool water purposely to misguide police."

    July 13, 2019
  • Mining scam: CBI raids premises of three bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh

    Mining scam: CBI raids premises of three bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh

    Simultaneous raids by CBI teams were conducted at 12 places in Bulandshahr, Lucknow, Fatehpur, Azamgarh, Prayagraj, Noida, Gorakhour and Deoria.

    July 12, 2019
  • Chanda Kochhar to appear before Enforcement Directorate on Monday

    Chanda Kochhar to appear before Enforcement Directorate on Monday

    An independent enquiry conducted by retired Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna indicted Kochhar for violation of bank’s code of conduct and conflict of interest duties in the case.

    June 8, 2019
  • Saradha case: Calcutta High Court grants Rajeev Kumar protection from arrest

    Saradha case: Calcutta High Court grants Rajeev Kumar protection from arrest

    The court also directed the CBI to send a designated officer to Kumar's residence every day at 4 pm to record his attendance.

    May 30, 2019
  • Saradha case: Rajeev Kumar skips CBI summons, seeks more time

    Saradha case: Rajeev Kumar skips CBI summons, seeks more time

    Rajeev Kumar sent a letter to the CBI, seeking some more time to appear before its officers in connection with the Saradha chit fund case.

    May 27, 2019
  • Scholarship scam set to rock Himachal Pradesh politics after LS polls

    Scholarship scam set to rock Himachal Pradesh politics after LS polls

    Officials scanned records and gathered evidence from 22 private educational institutes in Chandigarh, Mohali, Nawanshahr, Ambala, Gurdaspur, Karnal, Una, Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, Bilaspur, Chamba and Kangra on 14 May.

    May 21, 2019
  • CBI in a Democracy

    CBI in a Democracy

    The Government has been very badly advised. The accused in the CBI case has been posted to a coveted job and the complainant has been reprimanded. This reminds one of the warning sounded by one of the greatest sons of independent India, the immortal Sardar Patel: 'Don't tinker with the all-India services. It will damage good governance no end'. The nation has just unveiled with great pride its tallest statue of the immeasurably tall Son of India. Let history not record that it was just an empty gesture.

    March 11, 2019
  • CBI’s existential crisis

    CBI’s existential crisis

    The crusade against corruption will never succeed unless there is a powerful anti-corruption agency, with a Director of impeccable integrity at the helm. The CBI Act, which has been gathering dust, ought to be speedily enacted to insulate the entity from extraneous pressures and influences. For this, there are models in other countries which can be suitably adapted.

    March 5, 2019
  • ICICI-Videocon case: ED raids homes of Chanda Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot

    ICICI-Videocon case: ED raids homes of Chanda Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot

    Kochhar is accused of "sanctioning loans to private companies in a criminal conspiracy with other accused to cheat the ICICI Bank".

    March 1, 2019
  • Trinamool Congress MLA Satyajit Biwsas shot dead, party accuses BJP

    Trinamool Congress MLA Satyajit Biwsas shot dead, party accuses BJP

    Biswas was fatally shot while attending the puja inauguration programme in Phulbari.

    February 10, 2019
  • Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar summoned by CBI for questioning on February 9

    Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar summoned by CBI for questioning on February 9

    The move comes a day after the CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla posted 10 of its officials temporarily in Kolkata.

    February 7, 2019
  • Mr Mitra’s matrix

    Mr Mitra’s matrix

    Prudence would have suggested a dramatic improvement in the Anganwadi and Asha sectors and the decrepit primary healthcare in the wider canvas.

    February 6, 2019
  • Disastrous distrust

    Disastrous distrust

    Sadly, the political controversy over his selection raises doubts if he has what it takes to restore credibility to the premier investigation agency when its reputation has hit rock bottom.

    February 5, 2019
  • Drifting governance

    Drifting governance

    In the din and bustle of television debates on the Rafale deal and the removal of the CBI Director, Alok Varma, the nation was not adequately informed about the damage to the anti-corruption drive, most particularly when the BJP-led NDA government diluted the Prevention of Anti-Corruption Act, 1988 by repealing Section 13(1)(d), which deals with ‘abuse of public office‘. Another provision dealing with acquisition of disproportionate assets was diluted. The dilution of the anti-corruption law suits all political parties.

    January 31, 2019
  • Rakesh Asthana suffers major setback as HC refuses to quash FIR, might be arrested

    Rakesh Asthana suffers major setback as HC refuses to quash FIR, might be arrested

    In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government had appointed senior IPS officers Rakesh Asthana as Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in October 2017.

    January 11, 2019
  • Nageswara Rao again takes over duties of CBI Director

    Nageswara Rao again takes over duties of CBI Director

    Nageswara Rao had earlier been appointed as the interim Director of the premier investigating agency on October 23 after the then CBI Director Verma was divested of his powers and sent on leave.

    January 11, 2019
  • Stop abusing CBI, NIA for political vendetta, Mehbooba Mufti asks Centre

    Stop abusing CBI, NIA for political vendetta, Mehbooba Mufti asks Centre

    In a tweet, Mufti said, “Time for the Central government to stop misusing its influence to arm-twist investigative agencies like (the) NIA and CBI for political vendetta."

    January 8, 2019