Supreme Court asks Kolkata police chief to cooperate with CBI.

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 The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate with the agency in investigation of cases arising out of the Saradha chit fund scam probe. The apex court said Kumar will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for investigation at Shillong in… Read more »

CBI registers FIR in ICICI Bank-Videocon loan case

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The CBI has registered an FIR in connection with alleged irregularities in the Rs 3,250 crore ICICI Bank-Videocon loan case and is carrying out searches Thursday at the group headquarters in Mumbai and offices in Aurangabad, officials said. The search operation started Thursday morning and also covered offices of Nupower, a company operated by ICICI… Read more »

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC notice to CBI on Sajjan Kumar’s appeal

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The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the CBI on former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S K Kaul also issued notice on Kumar’s bail plea Kumar, 73, surrendered before a trial court… Read more »

SC to hear on Monday version of CVC which probed CBI director Verma

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New Delhi:The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday the version of the Central Vigilance Commission, which was directed to complete within two weeks its preliminary inquiry against CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma, who has been divested of his duties and sent on leave by the Centre. The hearing assumes significance as Verma, who… Read more »

Highlights of SC hearing on Verma’s plea

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New Delhi:The following are the highlights of the Supreme Court hearing in CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition challenging the Centre’s decision to divest him of all his powers: – Enquiry into the allegations made in the August 24 note/ letter of the Cabinet Secretary on Verma to be completed by Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) within… Read more »

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 »