Special Investigation Team
15 Mar 2021
Karnataka sex CD scandal: SIT serves notice to involved woman
The Karnataka Government-constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is investigating the sex CD scandal involving the state's former Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, intensified search for a woman who purportedly features in the video and two suspects, too.
24 Nov 2020
No foreign funding in "love jihad" cases: SIT
Amid a huge furor over "love jihad," a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Uttar Pradesh probing the matter has found no conspiracy or foreign funding in 14 cases that it examined.
11 Oct 2020
CBI takes over Hathras probe; agency to also investigate 'conspiracy'
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the investigation into the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.
07 Oct 2020
Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days
On orders of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the rape and inhumane assault of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, got ten more days to submit its findings. The team was scheduled to furnish its report today.
26 Sep 2020
Businessman's murder in UP: Accused IPS officer evading police's calls
IPS officer Manilal Patidar, the main accused in the murder case of a businessman in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district, is not taking the calls of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), that is probing the matter.
06 Aug 2020
SSR's death: CBI registers FIR against Rhea Chakraborty, 5 others
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against the accused in the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
18 Apr 2020
Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'
Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.
19 Feb 2020
Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action
The violence that broke inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University of New Delhi in December cost the varsity over Rs. 2 crore, a report in Indian Express said on Wednesday.
15 Feb 2020
Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray
That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.
03 Feb 2020
BJP leader Chinmayanand, accused of raping law student, granted bail
Former Union Minister and an ex-BJP member, Chinmayanand, who is accused of repeatedly raping a law student was on Monday granted bail by the Allahabad High Court.
06 Nov 2019
Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student
The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing rape charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand, on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the case.
29 Sep 2019
Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding
Days after the high profile honey-trapping case in Madhya Pradesh hit headlines, the controversy has locked Director General of Police VK Singh and Special Director General (Special Task Force and Cyber Cell) Purushottam Sharma in a face-off.
26 Sep 2019
Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal
Over 4,000 media files of sex chats, explicit videos/audios involving top bureaucrats and politicians of Madhya Pradesh have been unearthed by probing agencies.
26 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized
In an unfortunate turn of events, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe rape allegations against former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, arrested the woman who spoke against him on Wednesday.
25 Sep 2019
Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson
Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.
25 Sep 2019
Law student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, arrested
Weeks ago, a 23-year-old law student alleged BJP leader Chinmayanand, who wields immense power in Uttar Pradesh, raped her.
24 Sep 2019
Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape
The 23-year-old law student, who accused former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, got a reprieve on Tuesday after a court agreed to hear her plea seeking protection from arrest in connection to extortion case filed against her.
21 Sep 2019
There's no justice: Chinmayanand's accuser upset with probe, watered-down charges
A 23-year-old law student mustered enough courage to speak against powerful BJP leader Chinmayanand, who allegedly sexually harassed her for months.
10 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand Case: SIT searches student's hostel room for five hours
In the Swami Chinmayanand case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe the rape allegations, made some progress on Tuesday.
09 Sep 2019
"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing
BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was on Monday accused of rape by a young woman who went missing for a week from her home in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She was later found in Rajasthan.
26 Aug 2019
Bulandshahr-violence accused get hero's welcome, UP-government says 'no big deal'
For the Uttar Pradesh government, the hero's welcome bestowed on men, accused of inciting violence in Bulandshahr which led to the death of a cop, is no "big deal".
17 Aug 2019
Pehlu Khan lynching: Rajasthan-government forms SIT to probe investigation's lapses
Two days after six men, accused of lynching Pehlu Khan, were acquitted, the state Congress government, led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, formed a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe lapses in the police investigation.
08 Jun 2019
Sonam Kapoor and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit argue over Aligarh murder-case
When a two-and-a-half-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Aligarh over a petty sum of Rs. 10,000, the entire country wept.
04 May 2019
Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate
A 19-year-old girl, who had filed a complaint that she was allegedly abducted and raped in Shimla, has recently withdrawn her statement in front of a judicial magistrate, an official who wished to remain anonymous, said.
11 Feb 2019
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy announces SIT probe into audio clip row
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today announced a comprehensive SIT probe to "bring out the truth" after an audio clip he released showed state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa in a purported conversation to lure JD(S) MLA Naganagowda Kandkur.
03 Dec 2018
Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea against Modi in January
The Supreme Court today deferred till the third week of January the hearing on a plea filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots.
25 Nov 2018
PMO refuses sharing information on black money brought from abroad
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad, citing a provision of the RTI Act that bars disclosure of information that may impede investigation and prosecution of offenders.
24 Nov 2018
#GauriLankesh: SIT names Hindu right-wing outfit in the murder case
The special investigation team (SIT), probing the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, has named Hindu right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha in its additional charge sheet filed before a city court in Bengaluru yesterday.
21 Nov 2018
Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab Police, which is probing the 2015 police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura in the state, following cases of sacrilege in Faridkot.
14 Nov 2018
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court convicts two for killing men
A Delhi court convicted two persons today for killing two men in Delhi during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
24 Oct 2018
Institutional integrity and credibility of CBI is important: Arun Jaitley
The government's decision to remove CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana is based on the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) recommendations, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday
04 Oct 2018
Haryana: 18, including 7 policemen, booked in mother-daughter rape case
A 16-year-old girl has alleged that she and her mother were raped by an Assistant Sub-Inspector in a village in Kaithal, Haryana last month following which police booked 18 people, including seven policemen.
20 Sep 2018
Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.
05 Sep 2018
CBI probe ordered into tigers' deaths at Corbett Tiger Reserve
The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the death of tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve over the past five years and the alleged involvement of forest department officials in the poaching of big cats.
04 Sep 2018
Malegaon blast case: SC refuses Purohit's plea seeking SIT probe
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit's plea seeking a court-monitored probe by a Special Investigation Team into his alleged abduction, illegal detention, and brutal torture in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
27 Aug 2018
Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted
A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.
20 Jul 2018
Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT arrests 7th suspect in Bengaluru
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested the seventh suspect in the case, investigating officer MN Ancheth said.
19 Jul 2018
SIT on black money suggests Rs. 1cr cap on cash-holdings
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has recommended the central government to cap the cash holding limit at Rs. 1cr instead of its earlier suggestion of Rs. 20L.
24 Jun 2018
Bihar: 42,000 Class-10 answer sheets seized from scrap dealer
Bihar Police on Saturday seized 42,000 answer sheets of Class-10 students, which had mysteriously gone missing from a government-run school, and arrested a scrap dealer.
23 Apr 2018
Congress's Chennithala launches hunger-strike; demands CBI probe into custodial death
Stepping up pressure on the CPI(M)-led LDF government over the alleged custodial death of a 26-year-old youth at Varapuzha in Kochi, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala today launched a 24-hour hunger strike demanding CBI probe into the incident.