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Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.

21 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

Sohrabuddin-encounter: Citing lack of evidence, CBI-court acquits all 22 accused

A special CBI court on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case saying there wasn't enough proof to show he was murdered.

19 Dec 2018


Delhi-court reserves order on Michel's bail plea for December 22

A Delhi court today reserved for December 22 its order on bail plea of Christian Michel, alleged middleman charge-sheeted and arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case.

17 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

Sajjan told mob, "Humari ma maar di, Sardaaro ko maaro"

In the 1984 carnage, nearly 8,000 Sikhs lost their lives, though the official figures claim only 2,800 died.

16 Dec 2018

AgustaWestland Scam

#AgustaWestlandScam: CBI finds evidence of 'dubious' use of money

In a big boost to the CBI probe into the Rs. 3,727cr VVIP chopper scam, the investigative agency has recovered crucial documentary evidence pertaining to the misuse of funds by Christian Michel.

14 Dec 2018


What happened after what in Rafale deal case: Brief chronology

The Supreme Court today dismissed all the petitions seeking a probe in the decision-making process of controversial Rafale deal and gave the Modi government a clean chit on the procurement of 36 Rafale Fighter Jets.

13 Dec 2018


#RafaleDeal: SC verdict on court-monitored probe due for Friday

The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on a batch of pleas demanding a court-monitored CBI probe into the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal on Friday.

10 Dec 2018


Barrack 12: All about the jail which will house Mallya

Fugitive Vijay Mallya will be extradited from the UK to India, ruled a London court delivering its verdict after a year-long trial.

10 Dec 2018


#Breaking: London court orders Vijay Mallya's extradition to India

In a big blow to beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya, the London Westminster Magistrates' Court ordered his extradition to India.

10 Dec 2018

Rahul Gandhi

#AgustaWestlandScam: Alleged middleman Christian Michel sent to 5-days police custody

Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in AgustaWestland scam, was sent to five-day police custody by a Delhi court on Monday.

10 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know

Westminster Magistrates' Court in London will deliver its judgment on extradition of embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday and a CBI team has left from India for the same.

09 Dec 2018


Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar Deputy-CM Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Loktantrik Janata Dal founder Sharad Yadav is siding with the RJD as he finds nothing wrong in the alleged benami properties owned by its president Lalu Prasad's family.

08 Dec 2018


UP: Ten arrested for using proxy candidates in rail exam

The Uttar Pradesh special task force (STF) has arrested 10 suspected members of a gang for allegedly facilitating copying in the Group D exam of the railways.

CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC

The Supreme Court, which is hearing CBI-Director Alok Verma's plea against the Center's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave, today said the essence of government action must be in the interest of the institution.

06 Dec 2018


Christian Michel, alleged AgustaWestland middleman, questioned overnight

Christian Michel was questioned by the CBI overnight and slept for only two hours, sources privy to the development told PTI.

05 Dec 2018


#CBIvsCBI: Verma, Asthana were 'fighting like cats', Centre tells SC

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court resumed the hearing of CBI Director Alok Verma's plea challenging the government's decision to divest him of his powers in light on an ongoing row between him and CBI second-in-command Rakesh Asthana.

04 Dec 2018


#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India

Alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman, Christian James Michel, who is wanted by several Indian investigative agencies, is reportedly being extradited from the United Arab Emirates to India tonight.

03 Dec 2018


Odisha: Shelter home sealed over sexual abuse allegations, two arrested

An NGO-run shelter home has been sealed in Odisha's Dhenkanal district and two people, including its managing director, arrested following allegations that the minor inmates were sexually abused there.

28 Nov 2018

Delhi High Court

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of 88 people in connection to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which broke after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her guards on October 31.

28 Nov 2018


SC transfers 16 Bihar shelter home abuse cases to CBI

The Supreme Court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the probe into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at 16 shelter homes in Bihar.

Aircel-Maxis case: CBI given green light to prosecute P Chidambaram

On Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a Delhi court that the Centre had given it the green light to go ahead and prosecute former Union minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case.

#CBIvsCBI: None of you deserve a hearing, reprimands Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court abruptly deferred the hearing of CBI Director Alok Verma's petition that had challenged the government's decision to strip him of his powers and send him on leave.

20 Nov 2018

West Bengal

Naidu meets Mamata, announces postponement of Opposition conclave

Andhra Pradesh CM and TDP President, N Chandrababu Naidu, yesterday announced the postponement of an opposition conclave that was to meet in Delhi on November-22 to chalk out details of the proposed anti-BJP front.

18 Nov 2018

West Bengal

TMC lacks honest intentions as anti-BJP force: WB Congress chief

West Bengal Congress President Somen Mitra has said that it would be better for his party to go it alone in the state in the next Lok Sabha election as the ruling TMC "lacks honest intentions" as an anti-BJP force.

17 Nov 2018

West Bengal

#CBIvsCBI: Investigating agency needs permission for investigation in Andhra, Bengal

The state governments of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal have withdrawn general consent from the CBI, meaning the investigating agency can't conduct raids without their permission in the state.

#CBIvsCBI: No clean-chit to Alok Verma, CVC-report contains 'mixed findings'

The Supreme Court on Friday did not give a clean chit to ousted CBI Director Alok Verma and noted that the CVC report contained mixed findings.

14 Nov 2018

Delhi Police

Self-styled preacher Daati Maharaj's review petition dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today dismissed self-styled preacher Daati Maharaj's plea for review of its decision transferring the probe in the rape case against him to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

13 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu

Kerala cop, accused of murdering youth, found hanging

A Kerala Police officer who had been on the run after he was booked in a murder case has been found dead at his home in Kallambalam near Thiruvananthapuram.

13 Nov 2018


Dabholkar murder case: CBI slaps terror charges against accused

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) sections 15 and 16 pertaining to acts of terror against the accused arrested in connection with the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, public prosecutor, Vijaykumar Dhakane, said.

12 Nov 2018


#CBIvsCBI: CVC submits inquiry report, hearing deferred till Friday

In compliance with an earlier Supreme Court order, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has submitted its report of inquiry against CBI Director Alok Verma to the apex court.

Chandrababu Naidu meets Deve Gowda to unite Opposition against BJP

In a bid to unite Opposition parties against the BJP ahead of the 2019 elections, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu met JD(S) chief H D Deve Gowda in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

07 Nov 2018


CBI announces reward for information about RTI activist Jha's murder

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday announced a Rs. 5 lakh reward for information about the 2012 murder of a Right to Information (RTI) activist at Maharashtra's Virar.

06 Nov 2018


SBI fraud: 8 bank officials, Harshad Mehta's brother acquitted

A Mumbai court has acquitted nine people, including Ashwin Mehta, brother of the 1992 securities scam kingpin Harshad Mehta, in a case of duping the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of Rs. 105cr.

02 Nov 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Priest, thrashed by Muslim neighbor following spat over loudspeakers, dies

A 68-year-old priest of Sai Baba temple in Warangal (Andhra Pradesh) died days after he was attacked by a Muslim neighbor following a quarrel over the use of loudspeaker at the shrine.

02 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

RaGa alleges Dassault Aviation paid Rs.284cr bribe to Reliance Defense

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Dassault Aviation paid Rs. 284 crore to Anil Ambani's Reliance Defense as the "first installment of kickbacks".

Bofors scam: Supreme Court refuses to entertain CBI's plea

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea filed by CBI in the Bofors scam.

01 Nov 2018

Delhi High Court

FIR against Asthana shows cognizable offenses: CBI tells Delhi HC

The CBI today told the Delhi High Court that the FIR on bribery allegations against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana and others shows cognizable offenses.

01 Nov 2018


Goa BJP-MLA fears CBI raids if he spoke against party

BJP MLA and former Deputy CM Francis D'Souza, who returned to Panaji yesterday after undergoing treatment in US, claimed that he might face raids from central agencies if he spoke against his own party.

31 Oct 2018

Delhi High Court

#CBIvsCBI: DSP Devender Kumar released on bail

On Wednesday, a Delhi court granted bail to CBI DSP Devender Kumar, one of the accused in the alleged bribery case against CBI second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

30 Oct 2018


#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: SC orders transfer of Brajesh Thakur to Patiala

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ordered the transfer of Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, to a high-security prison in Punjab's Patiala.