Kerala HC orders probe into disappearance of controversial case file

Kochi: The Kerala High Court today directed its vigilance registrar to probe into the mysterious disappearance of some files of a controversial case from its premises Justice B Sudheendra Kumar ordered the probe taking serious note of the security breach in its premises leading to the disappearance of files. The security of the high court was […]

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Supreme Court appoints probe team on money laundering

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce Monday its verdict on a plea that a special investigation team (SIT) probe the alleged money laundering by suspected tax evader Hasan Ali Khan and Kolkata based-businessman Kashinath Tapuria, among others. The plea by jurist Ram Jethmalani also sought a direction to the central government to disclose names, […]

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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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NGO moves apex court over probe into cash-for-votes scam

Referring to the US diplomatic cables revealed by WikiLeaks on what has come to be known as the cash-for-votes scam, an NGO Monday approached the Supreme Court for a direction for constituting a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the case. The WikiLeaks expose hinted that the Congress allegedly bought MPs to win the 2008 […]

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Government asked to notify CBI probe into Batcha’s death

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the government to issue within three days a notification for handing to the CBI the probe into the mysterious death of Sadiq Batcha, a close aide of former Telecom Minister A. Raja. “In the facts and circumstances of the case, we direct the government to issue notification within three […]

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Court orders probe into Delhi parking mafia

In an order that could put an end to the widely prevalent network between parking mafia and the police in the city, the Delhi high court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police commissioner to inquire into one such nexus at Mangalam commercial complex in Rohini. “Such a nexus cannot be tolerated in a democratic polity. […]

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Yeddyurappa faces police probe over land deal

A Bangalore court Thursday ordered a police probe into a private complaint against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa over a land deal. The investigation is to be completed by May 4. The probe will be conducted by the police attached to the state Lokayukta (ombudsman), Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge C.B. Hipparagi ordered. He is […]

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Senior telecom official to probe divestment of VSNL

S.R. Rao, additional secretary in the Department of Telecom (DoT), has been named to head the probe on matters relating to the divestment of state-run Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) in favour of the Tatas. The probe, according to officials, will deal with two aspects: The delay in separating the surplus land held by the […]

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‘Consider special team to probe black money abroad’

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to consider the option of setting up a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the black money stashed away by Indian citizens in foreign banks. An apex court bench of Justice B. Sudershan Reddy and Justice S.S. Nijjar asked Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniun to get back with […]

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Police told to probe child trafficking gangs

The Delhi High Court Wednesday took a serious view of police failure to trace missing children and directed Delhi Police chief to constitute a task force to find out if gangs were involved in child trafficking. The division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna pulled up police while referring to a […]

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