High Court Notice to Central Bureau of Investigation on Plea Seeking Probe into Pension Scam

The Punjab & Haryana HC on Thursday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an ongoing petition seeking investigation into alleged pension scam in which various social security pensions in Haryana were disbursed to the ghost & ineligible beneficiaries. The matter is pending before the HC in the wake of a petition filed by Rakesh […]

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VVIP chopper case: Delhi court sends Christian Michel to judicial custody

A Delhi court Saturday sent alleged middleman Christian Michel, arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, to judicial custody. Michel was produced before Special Judge Arvind Kumar and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sought his judicial custody in connection with its probe into a money-laundering case. In the ED case, the court sent Michel to judicial […]

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CBI top 2 were fighting like cats we watched with amazement: Centre defends tells SC

NEW DELHI: The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the top two officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation Alok Verma and his deputy, Rakesh Asthana  were fighting like cats, and was becoming critical and matter of public debate asserting it was forced to strip CBI director Alok Verma on leave. “Slamming both Verma and special CBI director […]

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Rakesh Asthana case: Court denies bail to alleged middleman

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday dismissed the bail application of Manoj Prasad, an alleged middleman arrested in connection with bribery allegations involving the agency’s Special Director Rakesh Asthana. Special CBI judge Santosh Snehi Mann denied bail to Prasad saying it was not a fit stage to grant him relief.  The agency had opposed the […]

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HC allows CBI to file closure report in missing JNU student’s case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a closure report in the case of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, who went missing from the university nearly two years ago. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel “declined” the plea of the missing student’s mother, Fatima Nafees, […]

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CBI to High Court: Maulana Azad-Najma Heptulla photo was morphed

The CBI has told the Delhi High Court that a controversial photograph of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and Najma Heptulla, published in a book on the country’s first education minister, has been morphed, but the identity of the person responsible for it is yet to be ascertained. The submission of the central probe agency is […]

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Year after Najeeb went missing from JNU, CBI still clueless

Exactly a year after JNU student Najeeb Ahmed went missing from the campus following a scuffle with some other students, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which had taken over the probe into the case from the city police, remains clueless. The high court had first gone after the Delhi Police to solve the mysterious […]

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Expedite probe in coal allocation scam cases: SC

The Supreme Court today asked the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate to expedite probe in the coal allocation scam cases, saying they should devise some method to deal with them. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur expressed displeasure over the delay by the agencies in not completing investigations in […]

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Transfer racket: Middleman seeks bail

An alleged middleman, arrested along with two officers of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Delhi Police, today moved a special court seeking bail in a case of bribery for bagging choice postings. Arun Tiwari moved the application before Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal who sought a reply from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) […]

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CBI files another status report on coal scam probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation will on Monday file its fresh status report on coalgate before the Supreme Court. Notably, the CBI has found no criminality in the allocation of about 60 coal blocks, which are likely to be taken out of the purview of its ongoing probe after taking the Supreme Court’s permission. Although […]

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