The fact that the charge of attempted bribery was made by the CBI has been conveniently overlooked in the rush to declare that the petitioners had damaged “the great institution”.
The Chief Justice of India’s actions reflect a complete neglect of the rule of law and have put the acceptability and respect the highest court of justice commands in jeopardy.
If the Supreme Court is to be saved, a bench comprising all its judges must take stock of the situation and consider the legal position dispassionately and wisely.
At the heart of the case is the attempt by a medical college to get recognition despite failing to meet the standards needed to admit students and charge fees from them.
The details of the clean chit are not known – and the press release issued by the CBI on October 31, 2017, raises more questions than it answers.
In their conduct and demeanour, only Aarushi’s parents remained above the level of the pulp drama of which they were made the villains.
“What’s the guarantee that more people will not be targeted for their beliefs and principles in the future?”
Members of the CBI anti-corruption cell met the Gauhati high court petitioners on Friday.
The Talwars, acquitted by the high court on Thursday, never had a chance to defend themselves properly since the murder investigation was mishandled says Rebecca John.
A CBI team visited Guwahati to begin work on the case, besides submitting a copy of the FIR against company officials to the high court on October 3.
Biswal, who the CBI had quizzed four times in the past, denied the charges levelled against him and said that his arrest was politically motivated.
Both the Intelligence Bureau and CBI have been directed to reveal information to RTI petitioners in the last month.
Y.C. Modi’s probe into the murder of a BJP leader was slammed by the Gujarat high court for “ineptitude resulting into injustice”. He will be next director of the National Investigation Agency.
Gauri Lankesh was the victim of the same ideology that claimed the lives of other rationalists. Handing over her case to a ‘caged parrot’ like the CBI would be dangerous.
The CBI has alleged that Lalu as railway minister had handed over the maintenance of two Railways hotels to Sujata Hotel after receiving a bribe in the form of three acres of prime plot of land through a benami company.
Raghavan headed a probe that cleared Narendra Modi of involvement in the 2002 Godhra riots.
The Rajasthan government had written to the CBI for a probe into alleged land scams in Bikaner, including those involving a company linked to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra.
The team of eight policemen who have been arrested were part of a special investigation team set up on July 9 to probe the case.
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The sentencing will take place on August 28. Singh has been taken into custody.
The CBI has charged Shahabuddin under sections of the Indian Penal Code related to criminal conspiracy and murder and provisions of Arms Act,
The merger of the NCRB and the Bureau of Police Research and Development seems like an attempt to gain more control over security-related data.
The apex court has issued a notice to Karti and four others in the case and posted the matter for hearing on August 18th.
According to a CBI investigation, medical colleges debarred by the Supreme Court paid health ministry officials large sums to try and get the order lifted.
Mining companies on the hook include Tata Steel, Essel Mining & Industries Ltd, Indrani Patnaik, Rungta Mines, Serajuddin & Company.
It also characterised recent decisions taken by CBI, ED and income tax department as “attempts to intimidate and paralyse” the news organisation.
A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the additional solicitor general that the process to bring in a DNA Profiling Bill has been initiated.
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.