Special Investigation Team: News

MEA processing request to revoke Prajwal Revanna's diplomatic passport: Report

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is processing a request from the Karnataka government to cancel the diplomatic passport of MP Prajwal Revanna, the suspended Janata Dal (Secular) leader who faces allegations of mass sexual abuse and is currently in Germany.

Prajwal case: Woman forced to file false complaint, says NCW

In a twist to the Karnataka sex scandal row linked to Janata Dal (Secular) MP Prajwal Revanna, a woman involved in the case has reportedly claimed that she was forced by a group of people posing as police officers to lodge a false complaint.

02 May 2024


Prajwal had diplomatic passport, no clearance issued by us: Centre 

Janata Dal (Secular) leader Prajwal Revanna—who is at the center of a sexual abuse case—traveled to Germany on a diplomatic passport, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.

02 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

'PM Modi asking votes for rapist Prajwal Revanna': Rahul Gandhi 

Congress heavyweight Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for supporting Janata Dal (Secular) leader Prajwal Revanna, who is currently embroiled in a sexual misconduct scandal.

02 May 2024

H D Deve Gowda

Prajwal's 'sex scandal': Lookout notice issued against Deve Gowda's grandson 

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the Karnataka government has issued a lookout circular against the suspended Janata Dal (Secular) MP and grandson of former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Prajwal Revanna.

28 Apr 2024

Mumbai Police

Sahil Khan detained by SIT in Mahadev betting app case

Actor and fitness influencer Sahil Khan has been detained by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) from Chhattisgarh on Sunday.

28 Mar 2024


Uttarakhand: Nanakmatta Gurudwara chief shot dead by unidentified assailants

The head of religious services at Uttarakhand's Nanakmatta Gurdwara, Baba Tarsem Singh, was reportedly shot dead by two unidentified people on Thursday morning.

22 Mar 2024

Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC declares UP's Madarsa Education Act 2004 as 'unconstitutional' 

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday deemed the Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education Act, 2004 as "unconstitutional."

20 Mar 2024

Bhagwant Mann

Sidhu Moose Wala's father levels harassment accusations against Punjab government

Balkaur Singh, the father of the late Punjabi singer-rapper Sidhu Moose Wala, has publicly leveled accusations of harassment against the Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab government.

17 Dec 2023


Maharashtra bureaucrat family dismisses influencer's 'attempt to murder' claims

Ashwajit Gaikwad's family, on Saturday, issued a statement dismissing model and social media influencer Priya Singh's claim that he tried to mow her down with his SUV. They also said that the relationship between the two was kaput.

10 Dec 2023

Rajasthan Police

Karni Sena chief murder: 2 shooters, associate arrested from Chandigarh

A joint team of the Rajasthan Police and the Delhi Police Crime Branch has reportedly arrested three persons, including two shooters, in Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS) chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi's murder case.

22 Jun 2023


Congress demands SIT on Kedarnath Temple's alleged gold-plating scam

Alleging organized tax evasion in the ongoing row over the gold-plating at the sanctum sanctorum of the Kedarnath Temple, Congress leader Ganesh Godiyal has demanded the formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the case.

Witnesses corroborate sexual harassment allegations against WFI chief: Report

At least four witnesses have corroborated the sexual harassment allegations leveled by at least three women wrestlers against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, reported The Indian Express.

SIT records WFI chief Brij Bhushan's statement

Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chairman Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Friday recorded his statement before the Delhi Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to probe the allegations of sexual abuse against him.

23 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

BJP minister Dharmpal Singh claims opposition got Atiq Ahmed killed

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Animal Husbandry & Dairying Minister Dharmpal Singh has alleged that opposition parties were behind the recent murder of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed.

17 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: SITs to probe Atiq-Ashraf killings; police also in question

The Uttar Pradesh government has formed two Special Investigation Teams (SITs) to investigate and supervise the probe into the killings of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed in police custody by three shooters posing as media persons.

Bengal teacher recruitment scam: CBI expands SIT for speedy probe 

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has formed a special task force (STF) to expand the probe team and speed up the investigation into the West Bengal teachers' recruitment scam case, India Today reported.

22 Feb 2023


Morbi tragedy: Oreva Group MD ordered to pay Rs. 10L

Gujarat High Court on Wednesday ordered the Oreva Group's managing director Jaysukhbhai Patel to pay Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to each family of the 135 victims who lost their lives in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse last year.

20 Feb 2023


Morbi bridge collapse: Half of cables had broken before tragedy

Administrative and technical lapses with no corrective measures led to the Morbi bridge collapse—which killed 135 people on October 30, 2022—the special investigation team (SIT) formed by the Gujarat government said in a report submitted to the Gujarat High Court.

26 Dec 2022

Telangana High Court

BRS MLAs poaching: Telangana High Court transfers case to CBI

The Telangana High Court on Monday transferred the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLA poaching case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in a setback for the ruling party.

22 Dec 2022

Disha Salian

Disha Salian death case: Devendra Fadnavis announces SIT probe 

The puzzling death case of celebrity manager and actor Sushant Singh Rajput's manager-friend Disha Salian has now taken a new turn.

04 Dec 2022


Uttarakhand: Ankita Bhandari murder accused likely to undergo narco test

In a significant development, the Uttarkhand Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) has decided to undergo a narco test of all accused in the murder case of 19-year-old Uttarakhand resort receptionist Ankita Bhandari, India Today reported.

22 Oct 2022


Jharkhand: 26-year-old software engineer attacked, gang-raped; 10 suspects booked

A 26-year-old woman was reportedly raped by about 10 men in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, PTI reported on Saturday, citing police authorities.

17 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Six of family found dead inside separate houses in Jammu

In a shocking incident, six members of a family were found dead two separate houses in Sidhra area on outskirts of Jammu city in Jammu and Kashmir.

26 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Gujarat hooch tragedy: 21 dead, given 'chemicals' instead of alcohol

At least 21 people reportedly died from consuming spurious liquor in a hooch tragedy in Gujarat's Botad and Ahmedabad districts.

Modiji endured silently for 19 years: Shah on SC decision

Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the Supreme Court's decision in the 2002 Gujarat riots, which rejected a request for an investigation into a "larger conspiracy."

13 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Moose Wala murder: Pune Police arrests 2 suspects from Gujarat

The Pune police on Monday arrested two persons from Gujarat suspected to be involved in the murder of Punjabi singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala in May.

10 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Moose Wala killing: Suspected shooter nabbed, 9th arrest so far

The Punjab Police arrested a suspected shooter in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case, HT reported on Friday.

06 Jun 2022


Moose Wala killing: Another suspect, accused of arranging car, arrested

The Punjab Police on Monday arrested another suspect in the death of Punjabi singer and politician Sidhu Moose Wala.

27 May 2022

Bombay High Court

No international link in Cordelia drugs case: NCB DG

Director-General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) SN Pradhan on Friday revealed that gross "irregularities" were found in the investigation of Cordelia drug case.

Mumbai Drug Bust: NCB SIT chargesheet faces delay

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has sought for 90 more days from the Mumbai Sessions Court to file their chargesheet in the Aryan Khan drug bust case.

28 Jul 2021


SIT formed to probe extortion case against Param Bir Singh

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to conduct a probe into an extortion case against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and seven others registered at Mumbai's Marine Drive Police Station and another case registered with the crime branch, an official said.

16 Apr 2021

West Bengal Elections

CID to probe Cooch Behar CISF firing that killed four

West Bengal CID, on Friday, took over the case of the killing of four people in firing by the CISF during polling in Cooch Behar on April 10, a senior government official said.

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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.

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

18 Apr 2020

Delhi Police

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

Delhi Police

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.

03 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

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

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.