Raja goes to Tihar Jail, looks calm

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Former communications minister A. Raja, arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam, was Thursday sent to Tihar Jail on 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi court. Wearing a dark grey safari suit, Raja looked calm and collected, his face betraying no emotion, as the order came.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge… Read more »

Kalmadi aide’s CBI custody extended

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A Delhi court Thursday extended the CBI custody of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi’s aide Shekhar Deorukhkar by two more days. He was sent to five-day remand Feb 12. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini allowed the CBI’s plea to quiz him for two more days. Deorukhkar was… Read more »

CBI asked to file fresh report in Aseemanand case

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After the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) failed to file a detailed report on how a confessional statement of Swami Assemanand – who is allegedly involved in the 2008 Ajmer blast – was made public, a Delhi court Tuesday asked the CBI director to file a fresh report in the case. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate… Read more »

Navy war room case: Supreme Court issues notice to CBI

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The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a petition by Commander (retd) Jarnail Singh Kalra seeking access to the confidential documents being relied upon by the prosecution against him and others in Navy war room leak case. An Supreme Court bench of Justice Markandey Katju and Justice Gyan… Read more »

Court moved over CBI probe into Orissa pulses scam

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The Orissa High Court was Thursday moved by a petitioner seeking a CBI probe into an alleged multi-crore rupee scam involving supply of poor quality pulses under government welfare schemes. A team of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also plans to inquire into the allegations. Petitioner Dilip Mohapatra said he filed the petition because… Read more »

Rajesh Talwar ‘suspected accused’: CBI

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday told a court here that it was against handing over documents of teenager Aarushi Talwar’s murder case to her father Rajesh Talwar as he was a “suspected accused” in the case. In its arguments before a special CBI court here, the investigation agency submitted that Talwar was not… Read more »

Lalgarh killings: Kolkata lawyers seek CBI probe

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The Bar Association of Calcutta High Court Monday filed a public interest litigation (PIL), seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Jan 7 killings of villagers in West Midnapore district. The PIL also sought adequate compensation for the families of the seven who were killed and the 20 others wounded in firing… Read more »

Arushi murder case closure ‘setback’ for CBI: Former chief

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) decision to close the probe in the Arushi Talwar murder case is both a ‘failure’ and ‘big setback’ for the country’s premier probe agency and may damage its image, says its former chief. ‘The murder has been committed. Two bodies are found. You can’t identify and execute the culprit?… Read more »

CBI to court: Rajesh Talwar has no locus standi to argue

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A special CBI court here adjourned hearing in the Aarushi murder case till Jan 21 and asked the probe agency to provide all documents, including its closure report, to the victim’s parents even as the CBI said her father Rajesh Talwar had no ”locus standi” to argue. “On the basis of the findings of the… Read more »

CBI files fourth FIR, no mention of Kalmadi

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The CBI Thursday filed a fourth police complaint over corruption related to the Commonwealth Games (CWG) and raided at least 10 premises of four companies in the national capital region. Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi does not figure in the probe agency’s fresh complaint. ‘The CBI has registered a case against director general and… Read more »