Articles about Special Investigation Team

SIT formed to probe extortion case against Param Bir Singh

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.

CID to probe Cooch Behar CISF firing that killed four

16 Apr 2021

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.

Karnataka sex CD scandal: SIT serves notice to involved woman

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.

No foreign funding in "love jihad" cases: SIT

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.

CBI takes over Hathras probe; agency to also investigate 'conspiracy'

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.

Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days

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.

Businessman's murder in UP: Accused IPS officer evading police's calls

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.

SSR's death: CBI registers FIR against Rhea Chakraborty, 5 others

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.

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

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.

Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

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.

Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray

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.

BJP leader Chinmayanand, accused of raping law student, granted bail

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.

Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student

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.

Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding

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.

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

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.

Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized

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.

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

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.

Law student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, arrested

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.

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

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.

There's no justice: Chinmayanand's accuser upset with probe, watered-down charges

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.

Chinmayanand Case: SIT searches student's hostel room for five hours

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.

"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing

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.

Bulandshahr-violence accused get hero's welcome, UP-government says 'no big deal'

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".

Pehlu Khan lynching: Rajasthan-government forms SIT to probe investigation's lapses

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.

Sonam Kapoor and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit argue over Aligarh murder-case

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.

Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate

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.

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy announces SIT probe into audio clip row

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.

Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea against Modi in January

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.

PMO refuses sharing information on black money brought from abroad

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.

#GauriLankesh: SIT names Hindu right-wing outfit in the murder case

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.

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

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.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court convicts two for killing men

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.

Institutional integrity and credibility of CBI is important: Arun Jaitley

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

Haryana: 18, including 7 policemen, booked in mother-daughter rape case

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.

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

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.

CBI probe ordered into tigers' deaths at Corbett Tiger Reserve

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.

Malegaon blast case: SC refuses Purohit's plea seeking SIT probe

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.

Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted

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.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT arrests 7th suspect in Bengaluru

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.

SIT on black money suggests Rs. 1cr cap on cash-holdings

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.