Despite objections by the government and the army, a two-judge bench ordered the CBI to institute a SIT to probe the alleged extra-judicial killings.
The visit to Jain’s house, which AAP has termed a ‘raid’, took place in pursuance of a preliminary enquiry registered by the CBI in April.
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Dmytro Firtash, accused of orchestrating bribes worth $18.5 million to Indian officials, has argued that the charges against him should be dismissed because the Indian government is not pursuing criminal charges.
The CBI had started a preliminary enquiry on the basis of a complaint filed by the vigilance department of the Delhi government which had found irregularities in the process of hiring an advertising agency to promote the programme.
In a speech on Friday, the senior Supreme Court advocate pointed out that the press and an independent judiciary were the only safeguards to an open democracy, especially during times of single-party majoritarian government rule.
It is not the CBI’s business to decide interest rates for loan settlement or set any banking benchmarks, especially if the RBI and Centre have had nothing to say on the matter.
Discounting loans, one of the primary grievances the CBI and stockbroker Sanjay Dutt have raised, by itself isn’t criminal or fraudulent. How do the allegations stack up?
The workers claim the factory, which closed in 2002, owes about 500 farmers and 7,000 workers approximately Rs 80 crores in salary and PF dues.
The Tamil Nadu Postal Department has recently seen a spike in the number of people from Haryana excelling in their recruitment exams – including in the Tamil language.
The CBI’s handling of the case has always depended on which political party is in power at the Centre. There is no reason to assume its attitude towards the prosecution of senior BJP leaders will not be coloured by the same factor.
BJP leaders Uma Bharti and Vinay Katiyar, VHP’s Vishnu Hari Dalmia and Hindutva preacher Sadhvi Ritambara have also been summoned to the special CBI court.
Naveen Jindal and others have been summoned to a special CBI court on September 4 for alleged cheating and criminal conspiracy in a coal scam case.
Special CBI judge Bharat Parasher sentenced former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and two senior government officials for two-year imprisonment in the case.
The court will pronounce the order on quantum of sentence on May 22.
The Gujarat 2002 survivor thanked the high court for its order – possibly the first time that police complicity in communal violence has been clearly acknowledged and punished by the judiciary.
Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has been booked for allegedly trying to influence the coal scam probe while in office.
The petition against some former and serving constitutional heads was filed by the National Lawyers’ Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms.
Investigators are never held accountable for their criminal misdeeds and go on plying their trade with no fear of punishment.
Three years ago, the US indicted Dmytro Firtash and Congress MP K.V.P. Rao in an $18.5 million bribery scandal involving mining in India. Why has India not investigated the offence yet?
Whistleblowers and victims rejoiced when the Supreme Court handed over the Vyapam scam cases to the CBI. But the agency’s investigation so far leaves much to be desired.
The state government, however, termed the allegations of corruption against senior leaders and politicians made by the former chief minister in his suicide note as “totally baseless, false and without any evidence.”
Herojit claims the orders to eliminate people came from the top.
If India continues to rely on PILs to litigate corruption, it shall forever remain wedded to the courts, stopping Indian justice from flourishing.
Mallya, whose now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes more than Rs 9,000 crore to various banks, had fled from India on March 2, 2016.
Alok Kumar Verma was selected by a three member panel comprising the prime minister, CJI Jagdish Singh Khehar and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.
The Citizens Whistleblower Forum has demanded that the IT department’s records on the Sahara and Birla groups be forwarded to the CBI for a “thorough criminal investigation”
Income tax investigators also comprehensively refuted the company’s theory that a ‘disgruntled employee’ was behind incriminating diary entries recording payments to politicians.
It is in both the Congress and the BJP’s interests that these records are not looked into; the Supreme Court should step in and insist on a proper investigation.
The agency placed the seven middlemen – including the relative of a government official – under arrest on Monday under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
The petition alleged that the Centre took steps in a “completely mala fide, arbitrary and illegal manner to ensure that Asthana was given the charge of CBI director”.
SC Issues Notice To Facebook, Google, Other Internet Majors on Sharing of Sexual Assault, Cybercrime Videos
The apex court sought responses from Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and Facebook on NGO Prajwala’s plea seeking blocking of rape videos.
In the absence of proper implementation, stricter laws have failed to bring down incidents of ragging.
Why have the CBI, the income tax department and the Central Vigilance Commission refused to probe potentially incriminating documents seized from the two business houses, a petition before the Supreme Court asks.
The amendment proposes making it mandatory for investigating agencies to take prior approval from the government before initiating probes against public servants.
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‘Big breaking news’, a WhatsApp message advertising the police protest said. “In Kondagaon at 3:30 PM, the police will burn the effigies of Nandini Sundar, Bela Bhatia, Manish Kunjam, Himanshu Kumar.”
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The agency appears to be constrained by the unholy nexus of politicisation and unprofessional excesses, and is in danger of becoming a loyal servant to those in power.
Although tests like brain mapping and polygraph help widen the scope of a criminal investigation, their results are not admissible in the court of law.
The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member has been charged with criminal conspiracy and murder.