Court grants 2 months to CBI for obtaining sanction to prosecute accused in Aircel-Maxis case

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New Delhi: A Delhi court today granted two months time to the CBI for obtaining sanction from authorities concerned to prosecute certain accused in a case against former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti for alleged irregularities and criminal conspiracy in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. The agency had on July 19 filed charge… Read more »

Bribery case: Two senior Income Tax officers get 5-yr jail

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Mumbai: A special CBI court convicted an additional commissioner of Income Tax and an assistant I-T commissioner in a Rs 1.7 crore graft case of 2010 and sentenced them to five years’ imprisonment on Thrusday. The additional commissioner’s husband was also convicted and awarded four years in jail. Special CBI judge Vivek Khathare sentenced additional commissioner… Read more »

Aircel-Maxis case: SC to hear Swamy’s plea tomorrow

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a fresh plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking to implead himself as a party in a petition filed against an Enforcement Directorate officer probing the Aircel-Maxis deal case. A vacation bench comprising justices Arun Kumar Misra and S K Kaul also agreed to hear the… Read more »

HC sought response of journalist, arrested by CBI

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the response of journalist Upendra Rai, arrested by the CBI for his alleged involvement in dubious financial transactions, on a plea seeking cancellation of his bail. Justice A K Chawla issued notice to the scribe and sought his stand by July 6 on the CBI’s appeal against the… Read more »

SC dismisses CBI probe into WB BJP workers death

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New Delhi:The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of two BJP workers in Purulia district of West Bengal after panchayat polls. A vacation bench of Justices A K Goel and Ashok Bhushan asked the petitioners to approach the Calcutta High Court for the relief. Advocate… Read more »

IRCTC case against Lalu: CBI to prosecute official

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New Delhi: A Delhi court today granted time till July 27 to the CBI to get sanction from authorities concerned to prosecute an accused official in a graft case against former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav relating to allotment of IRCTC hotels. Special Judge Arvind Kumar directed the… Read more »

Supreme Court refuses to pass any order on promotion of ED official

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The Supreme Court today refused to pass an order regarding the promotion of an Enforcement Directorate officer probing the Aircel-Maxis deal case, who has claimed that frivolous complaints filed against him was deterring the department to promote him. The official, Rajeshwar Singh, has alleged that due to such false allegations being levelled against him, including… Read more »

Supreme Court likely to decide tomorrow: Kathua case transfer to CBI

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The Supreme Court is likely to hear tomorrow the Kathua gangrape-and-murder case along with the petitions seeking shifting of the trial to Chandigarh and handing over the investigation to the CBI. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, which had stayed the trial in the case till tomorrow, would deal with the… Read more »