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”
Days after IRS officer Baldip Singh Sandhu was transferred out of the tax panel’s New Delhi bench, it agreed to begin hearing the Sahara case.
Income tax investigators also comprehensively refuted the company’s theory that a ‘disgruntled employee’ was behind incriminating diary entries recording payments to politicians.
The prime minister’s words will be meaningless, other than to draw attention to Rahul Gandhi’s cause, unless he supports them with actions to reform political funding.
Independent journalist Subir Ghosh and Supreme Court attorney Karuna Nundy in conversation with The Wire about media ethics, the law and corporate harassment of journalists.
The Supreme Court is entirely justified in continuing the incarceration of Subrata Roy. However, by attempting to provide a jurisprudential basis for its actions, the court has tied itself up in legal knots in its latest order.