Tag: CBI

CBI books alleged arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, others in Pilatus aircraft deal

NEW DELHI: The CBI has booked controversial arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and others in connection with the alleged corruption in the Rs 2895 crore deal of 75 Pilatus basic trainer aircraft for the Indian Air Force in 2009, officials said on Saturday. The agency has carried out searches at nine locations in Delhi-NCR including at […]

CBI withdraws application from Delhi court seeking permission to probe Rs 64-crore Bofors payoff case

NEW DELHI: The CBI on Thursday withdrew from a Delhi court its application that had sought permission to further probe the politically sensitive Rs 64-crore Bofors payoff case. The agency told Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Navin Kumar Kashyap that it wants to withdraw the application filed on February 1, 2018. It had moved the trial court […]

Supreme Court asks Kolkata police chief to cooperate with CBI, orders no arrest or coercive action

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate with the agency in investigation of cases arising out of the Saradha chit fund scam probe. The apex court said Kumar will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) […]

Supreme Court order is our moral victory: Mamata Banerjee

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court’s direction that no coercive steps, including arrest of Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar, will take place during the course of investigation is “our moral victory”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday. The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate […]

Modi govt has snatched farmers’ sleep, says Mamata; refers to her 26-day fast in 2006

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of having snatched farmers’ sleep and while referring to the sops announced in the interim Budget on Friday claimed that the peasants were being cheated before the general elections. Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress chief, said if the government at the […]

‘Adventurism over professionalism’: Arun Jaitley flays CBI for Chanda Kochhar probe

NEW DELHI: A day after the CBI named banking doyen K V Kamath and virtual who’s who of the sector for questioning in the alleged fraud case against former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, union minister Arun Jaitley Friday advised investigating agency to avoid “adventurism” and concentrate only on the bull’s eye. Jaitley, who is […]

Supreme Court of India reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director, but ‘without powers’

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday reinstated CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma, setting aside the Narendra Modi government’s decision to divest him of his powers, but restrained him from taking any major policy decision till the CVC probe into corruption charges against him is over. The apex court said any further decision […]

VVIP Chopper case: Enforcement Directorate arrests Christian Michel

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday arrested Christian Michel, the alleged middleman arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case. Michel was produced before Special Judge Arvind Kumar where the ED sought his 15 days custody. The court allowed the ED to interrogate the British national inside courtroom for 15 minutes after the […]

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