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04 Feb 2019

West Bengal

IPS Officer Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as CBI director

Newly-appointed CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge of the probe agency this morning, CBI spokesperson Nitin Wakankar said.

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal

Mamata-Modi showdown: Didi pulls all nighter in dharna against Center

Following the face-off between the Kolkata Police and the CBI, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee started a dharna on Sunday night, and spent the whole night on a makeshift dias in a mark of protest against what she perceives as a constitutional coup against her government by the Center.

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal

CBI v/s Kolkata police: Supreme Court defers hearing to Tuesday

CBI's plea related to the investigation in Saradha chit fund scam will be heard tomorrow, the Supreme Court said on Monday.

04 Feb 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Mamata-Modi showdown: Opposition stands united with Didi; CBI moves SC

Kolkata turned into a battlefield on Sunday after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sat on a dharna to protest Narendra Modi's 'authoritarian regime'.

IPS Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed as new CBI Chief

The crisis in Central Bureau of Investigation came to an end on Saturday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi led panel appointed Rishi Kumar Shukla as the new director of the federal agency.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

Soon, India will get details of Mallya's Swiss bank accounts

The Indian government may soon get details of money which embattled businessman Vijay Mallya kept in multiple Swiss bank accounts, reports HT.

27 Jan 2019


ICICI Bank fraud: CBI investigator transferred; govt denies meddling

A day after the CBI booked former CEO and MD of ICICI Bank, Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, and Videocon Group's V N Dhoot, the investigating officer in the case was abruptly transferred.

25 Jan 2019


Chanda Kochhar case: Whistleblower says it's just "tip of iceberg"

On Thursday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) charged former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar with criminal conspiracy, but the whistleblower has said this is just the tip of the iceberg.

24 Jan 2019


PM Modi-led panel indecisive over selection of new CBI Director

A high-powered PM Modi-led selection committee today met to pick the next CBI Director after former chief Alok Verma's exit earlier this month.

Rose Valley scam: CBI interrogates noted film producer Shrikant Mohta

Noted Bengali film producer and distributor Shrikant Mohta was today interrogated by CBI officials regarding the Rs. 60,000 crore Rose Valley chit fund scam.

24 Jan 2019


Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

Justice AK Sikri, who was part of the select panel which took the decision to transfer former CBI Director Alok Verma, on Thursday recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim boss of the agency.

24 Jan 2019


ICICI-Videocon case: CBI names Chanda Kochhar, her husband in FIR

On Thursday, the Central Bureau of Investigation filed an FIR naming former ICICI CEO Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak and Videocon head Venugopal Dhoot, in a case linked to alleged irregularities in sanctioning a loan.

21 Jan 2019


CJI won't hear plea challenging interim CBI chief Rao's appointment

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, on Monday, recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of Nageshwar Rao as the interim director of Central Bureau of Investigation.

19 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

Thieves, publicity PM and more: What opposition leaders said today

On Saturday, opposition leaders savagely attacked NDA at Centre and primarily Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a number of issues.

19 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

#MegaRally: Banerjee claims Modi's government is past its expiry date

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who organized the mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is past its expiry date.

18 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh

UP sand-mining case: ED summons four including IAS-officer, SP leader

Initiating fresh action, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to four people, including IAS officer B Chandrakala and a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, in connection with an alleged illegal mining case in Uttar Pradesh, official sources said today.

After Alok Verma's exit, Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI

A week after CBI Director Alok Verma was transferred by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led panel, his deputy Rakesh Asthana was moved out of Central Bureau of Investigation.

17 Jan 2019


Haryana: Ram Rahim sentenced to life imprisonment for journalist's murder

On Thursday, a special CBI court in Panchkula awarded a life imprisonment sentence to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for his involvement in the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.

17 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

Former CBI-chief Verma to give keynote speech at SRCC event

Alok Verma, who was removed from his post of CBI director last week, has been invited to give a keynote speech at an event of Delhi University's SRCC college on February 14.

14 Jan 2019


1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC hears Sajjan Kumar's plea, notifies CBI

On Monday, the Supreme Court examined the plea of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar challenging the life imprisonment sentence handed to him by the Delhi High Court in connection with one 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

12 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi's war-cry for 2019: This Chowkidaar won't stop

On Saturday, the second day of BJP's National Executive meeting at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, the top brass of the saffron party launched a blitzkrieg on the opposition with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying 'the chowkidaar won't stop'.

Twist in Alok Verma's case: He wasn't corrupt, says SC-monitor

CBI Director Alok Verma was removed in a haste and there is no evidence of corruption against him, retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik, who was appointed by the apex court to supervise the Central Vigilance Commission said, IE reports.

11 Jan 2019


Jailed 'godman' Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted in journalist's murder

On Friday, a Haryana court convicted jailed, self-styled 'godman' Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others in a case pertaining to the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.

Alok Verma: Was removed on frivolous grounds; CBI under attack

After Alok Verma was removed by the PM Modi-led selection committee within two days of his reinstatement by the Supreme Court, the former CBI Director has spoken up about his removal.

5 reasons why CBI chief Alok Verma was sacked

In a concerning incident, the select panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi sacked CBI boss Alok Verma on Thursday, less than two days after he was reinstated to his post by Supreme Court.

10 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi led panel removes CBI boss Alok Verma, again

Less than 2 days after he was reinstated as Chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, Alok Verma was on Thursday removed from the top post by a panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

09 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

IAS topper Shah Faesal quits to protest against Kashmir killings

Shah Faesal, a Kashmiri IAS officer who topped the UPSC exam in 2010, has resigned as a civil services officer to protest against the "unabated killings" and "marginalization" of Indian Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir.

09 Jan 2019


CBI Director Alok Verma returns to work after being reinstated

A day after the Supreme Court reinstated Alok Verma as the CBI Director, the embattled Verma returned to work on Wednesday for the first time in three months.

#CBIvsCBI: Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Director

Three months after the government divested him of his powers, Alok Verma has been temporarily reinstated as CBI Director by the Supreme Court.

07 Jan 2019


#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.

02 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

206 corruption cases registered against Central government employees in 2018

The CBI has registered 206 cases of corruption against Central government employees between January and November last year, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh informed Lok Sabha today.

02 Jan 2019


CBI wants to scan social media photos to track suspects

The CBI has issued a notice to social media platforms, calling them to use an intrusive photo-tracking technology called PhotoDNA.

29 Dec 2018


Delhi: Girls abused inside shelter-home, chilli-powder put in private parts

On Thursday night, during a surprise visit to a shelter home run by an NGO, in Dwarka, the Delhi Commission of Women found that girls were ruthlessly abused by staff.

27 Dec 2018

Yogi Adityanath

#UnnaoRapeCase: FIR filed against survivor, family members on forgery allegations

In a major twist in the Unnao rape case, an FIR has been registered against the survivor, her mother, and uncle on directions of a local court.

24 Dec 2018

Indian Air Force

VVIP Chopper case: Former Air-Chief Tyagi permitted to travel abroad

A Delhi court today allowed former Air Chief S P Tyagi, accused in the VVIP chopper case lodged by the CBI, to travel abroad in March next year.

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.

21 Dec 2018


Sohrabuddin case: Here's the list of all 22 acquitted accused

A special CBI court today acquitted all 22 accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, saying there was not enough proof to show he was murdered.