Can’t give details of illegal assets cases: CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday refused to make public information about disproportionate assets cases against bureaucrats, ministers and government officials, saying the Right to Information (RTI) Act did not apply to it. ‘The government of India…has placed the Central Bureau of Investigation at Serial Number 23 of the second schedule of the RTI […]

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Police told to give probe details on cash-for-vote case

The Supreme Court Monday asked Delhi Police to explain what it had done thus far to probe bribery charges during a trust vote in parliament in 2008. Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta was asked by judges Aftab Alam and R.M. Lodha to file a status report on the investigation into charges that MPs were bribed […]

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Gujarat High Court seeks details of EVM, e-voters

The Gujarat High Court, hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) against introduction of online voting in local self-government bodies polls, has sought details of voters who cast ballot through the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and e-voting. In details available Wednesday, a bench of Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya and Justice Anant Dave, allowing the state government […]

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Court seeks details on boat hijacked by 26/11 terrorists

The Bombay High Court Monday sought details about the probe relating to the fishing vessel ‘Kuber’ which was used by the 10 Pakistani terrorists to sail to Mumbai and carry out the Nov 26, 2008 terror attacks. A division bench comprising Justice Ranjana Desai and Justice R.V. More sought the details from government counsel Ujjwal […]

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Citizens seek details of elected representatives’ spending

‘A hue and cry is being made because of the dirty rooms in the Commonwealth Games Village, but no one is concerned about the filthy conditions that we live in,’ said Rajesh Kumar, a slum dweller, at a meeting here Sunday to question the spendings of elected leaders. The slum dweller from Sangam Vihar in […]

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Himachal asked to give details on its tainted officials

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state government to place on record the list of its officials facing corruption and other charges. Taking note of the government reinstating officials against whom investigations under the Prevention of Corruption Act are on, a division bench of Chief Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice […]

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