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Plea Filed in SC For Court Monitored Probe by CBI Into Pollachi Sex Scandal

Two lawyers from Tamil Nadu on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a court monitored investigation into the Pollachi sex scandal...
Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

Supreme Court Asks CBI for response to Lalu’s Bail Plea

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the CBI to respond to the bail plea of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav  who is in jail...
The CBI has sought Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s trial in the SNC-Lavalin case/Photo: UNI

SNC-Lavalin Graft Case: Ghost From The Past

Above: The CBI has sought Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s trial in the SNC-Lavalin case/Photo: UNI An adverse verdict from the Supreme Court may inflict a...
Jagdish Tytler

CBI tells Delhi court investigations against Tytler to be completed in two months

The CBI has filed a report on the lie-detector tests conducted on businessman Abhishek Verma, an eyewitness of the 1984 anti-sikh riots before a...
The scam-related evidence may have been tampered with at the NIOS head office in Noida/Photo: Anil Shakya

NIOS Exam Racket: Education Up for Sale

Above: The scam-related evidence may have been tampered with at the NIOS head office in Noida/Photo: Anil Shakya In another shocking case of deceit like...
EX ICICI Boss Chanda Kochhar

ICICI-Videocon: CBI issues lookout notice against former ICICI bank chief Chanda Kochhar

The CBI on Friday issued a lookout notice against former CEO of ICICI bank Chanda Kochhar in ICICI-Videocon case. The case pertains to Rs...

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Justice Sikri

To Justice Sikri’s “What’s happening in Bengal”, Kapil Sibal’s riposte, “What’s happening in CBI”

Action packed proceedings in the Supreme Court on separate petitions linked to politically sensitive cases from Bengal  Two separate petitions on politically sensitive issues...

Fifth Day Of CBI Interrogation for Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Wednesday appeared before the CBI here for the fifth day of interrogation in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam ....
Nageswar-Rao

Ex-interim CBI chief’s contempt case: “Go and sit where you were”, CJI raps Rao

Court had fined Nageswara Rao Rs 1 lakh for violating it's orders, directed him to stay in courtroom till the end of board It clearly...

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...
The Diverse Colours of Federalism

The Diverse Colours of Federalism

The thin line between “tyranny” and “liberty” is being increasingly seen today. As the federal design of the nation gets transformed, it has paradoxically...
Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case

SC slams Centre, Bihar Govt in Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case, shifts trial to Delhi...

Supreme Court decision to transfer CBI officer probing the case is a violation of its orders; directs Saket court to complete trial within 6...
Rishi Kumar Shukla

Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as new CBI chief

Former DGP of Madhya Pradesh Rishi Kumar Shukla took over the reins of the CBI on Monday even as the central probe agency continued...
Supreme Court

SC to hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev...

The Supreme Court on Monday (Feb 4) said that it will hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar...
Gomti Riverfront project in Lucknow (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Turning On The Heat

Above: Gomti Riverfront project in Lucknow (file pic)/Photo: UNI Though there’s nothing to suggest that the former CM of UP Akhilesh Yadav is being personally...
Supreme Court

SC seeks CBI, Interim Director response on DSP Bassi’s plea challenging his transfer to...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Feb 1) issued notice and sought response from CBI and CBI Interim Director M Nageshwara Rao on a plea...
Rajiv Saxena

AgustaWestland case: ED gets 4 day custody of Rajeev Saxena

Deported from Dubai, Saxena and Deepak Talwar were arrested by the Enforcement Directorate at the Delhi airport in the wee hours of Thursday The Patiala...

CBI FIR Details How Ex ICICI Boss Kochar Frauded Her Own Bank

On Thursday, the Central Bureau of Investigation  had register an FIR against Chanda Kochhar and his husband Deepak Kochhar and companies, Videocon group MD Venugopal...
EX ICICI Boss Chanda Kochhar

CBI Registers FIR In Case Involving EX ICICI Boss Chanda Kochhar

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered an FIR against Chanda Kochhar and his husband Deepak Kochhar in connection with the Rs 3,250 crore...

Wrestler Narsingh Moves Delhi HC Seeking Time Frame For CBI Probe Conclusion

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has moved the Delhi High Court seeking a time frame for conclusion of the inquiry, which was initiated in 2016 along...
Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Jailhouse Is Home As CBI Court Hands out Life Imprisonment to Ram Rahim,...

By Vipin Pubby in Chandigarh A CBI court in Panchkula has sentenced controversial godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim and three other to life imprisonment for the...
Le Meridien-NDMC Tussle

Le Meridien-NDMC Tussle: Murky Matters

A longstanding financial dispute between Le Meridian and NDMC threatens to change the fate of Le Meridian hotel known for its impeccable service  By...
M Nageswara Rao

Supreme Court To Hear Next Week Plea Chellenging Rao’s Appointment As CBI Chief

The Supreme Court will hear next week a petition challenging M Nageswara Rao's appointment as the interim chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation...
Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge Writes to PM, Protests Appointment of Rao as CBI Interim Director

Senior Congress leader and leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has written to the prime minister Narendra Modi  raising objections...
Sajjan Kumar

Sajjan Kumar conviction in anti-Sikh riots: SC asks CBI to respond

The Supreme Court on Monday (Jan 14) asked CBI to respond to a plea of Sajjan Kumar challenging his conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The...

Lankesh Killing: Linking Four “Murders”

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Journalist Gauri Lankesh, writer MM Kalburgi and activists Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar The apex court has asked the CBI...
Alok Verma

CBI: Gathering Storm

Above: Alok Verma The sordid episode of CBI director Alok Verma’s reinstatement and later sacking shows the power games embroiling India’s top investigating agency. As...
After unceremonious exit as CBI director, Alok Verma moves Supreme Court

Removed As CBI Director 48 Hours After Reinstatement, Alok Verma Quits Service

A day after he was transferred out of the office of CBI Director and posted as Director general of Fire services, Alok Verma refused to...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Rejects CBI Spl Dir Rakesh Asthana’s Plea For Quashing FIRs

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea filed by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana and suspended DSP Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs...
Central Bureau of Investigation

Suspended CBI DSP Devender Kumar moves Delhi HC seeking prohibition on transfers by CBI

Suspended CBI DSP Devender Kumar on Thursday moved an application in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to CBI not to allow the officers...
Central Bureau of Investigation

After 77 Days, Alok Verma Returns To Director’s 10th Floor Office At CBI...

Alok Verma resumed work on Wednesday as the CBI Director, 77 days after the Narendra Modi government sent him on forced leave after the...

CBI vs CBI: SC re-instates Alok Verma

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside Oct 23 order of CVC divesting Alok Verma of his charge to act as head of the CBI. SC...
Christian Michel

AgustaWestland case: Christian Michel judicial custody extended till Feb 26

A Delhi court on Saturday extended judicial custody of Christian Michel, alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case till Feb 26. Special CBI Judge...

“Judiciary Cannot be a Law unto Itself”

In a post-script to the Introduction of the reprint of the book, “The Judiciary and Governance in India”, which is being brought out by...
Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs against them

Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of...

A Delhi High Court single-judge bench of Justice Najmi Waziri on Thursday reserved its verdict on the pleas by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana...
Muzaffarpur shelter home: CBI files chargesheet against Brajesh Thakur and others in POCSO court

Muzaffarpur shelter home: CBI files chargesheet against Brajesh Thakur and others in POCSO court

After investigating the Muzaffarpur shelter home case for 141 days, the CBI on Wednesday submitted chargesheet against key accused Brajesh Thakur and 20 others...
1984 anti-Sikh riots

Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court adjourns hearing of second case against Sajjan Kumar

A Delhi court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on a case registered by CBI against Sajjan Kumar on the recommendations of Justice G T...
The CBI, despite being an autonomous institution, is susceptible to power blocs and palace intrigues in its appointments/Photo: Anil Shakya

In CBI Vs CBI Case, Court Grants Bail To Middleman

A CBI court on Tuesday granted bail to Manoj Prasad, an alleged businessman arrested in the bribery case involving the CBI special director Rakesh...

Demolition Work of Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Begins

Photo Source: Twitter/ANI Preliminary work to demolish the shelter home in Muzaffarpur began on Thursday under the magistrate’s supervision.This was after the local municipal corporation...
AgustaWestland case: Delhi court will act upon recent chargesheet by ED on July 23

Chopper Scam: Christian Michel’s CBI Custody Extended By Five Days

A Special Court in Delhi on Monday extended the CBI custody of Christian Michel the alleged middleman in the Rs 3600 crore AugustaWestland Chopper...

Alok Verma case: Arguments over, SC reserves order

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi reserves order on petition filed by CBI director with his retirement, on Jan 18, fast approaching The Supreme...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: CJI Gogoi quizzes Solicitor General on decision against Alok Verma

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi poses pointed questions on why the selection panel was not consulted before removing Verma With the date of CBI director-in-exile Alok...
Christian Michel

Augusta Westland Scam: British Middleman Michel Sent To 5 Day CBI Custody

Special CBI judge Arvind Kumar on Wednesday sent Christian Michel , the alleged middleman in the Rs 3600 crore Augusta Westland scam to CBI...

AP High Court Says State Govt Has Right To Keep CBI Out

The  Hyderabad High Court  has dismissed a PIL that challenged the Andhra Pradesh government’s order two weeks ago withdrawing the ‘general consent’ given to...

British Middleman In Chopper Deal Arrested, To be Produced In Court Today

British National Christian James Michael, the  alleged middleman in the Rs 3700 crore Augusta Westland chopper scam was extradited to India from Dubai and...

SC Hearing On CBI Chief Verma’s Plea To Resume Today

The Supreme Court will resume the hearing today in the CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition challenging the Centre’s order divesting him of powers and asking him...
CBI court restrains media from reporting on Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case trial

Final Hearings In Sohrabuddin Killings Begin in Special CBI Court in Mumbai

A special CBI court on Monday began final arguments in the encounter deaths of Sohrabuddin Anwar Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, and the rape-cum-murder of...
CBI vs CBI

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC allows Alok Verma’s counsel to inspect case diary in...

Verma’s counsel has told the Delhi High Court that the CBI was trying to derail the investigation against agency’s special director Rakesh Asthana The Delhi...
Supreme Court

SC Slap For Bihar Govt, Transfers All Shelter Homes Cases To CBI

A day after it showed its anger at the Bihar Government’s tardy response to the investigations into the shelter home abuse, the Supreme Court...
Aircel-Maxis case

Govt gives CBI sanction to prosecute Chidambaram, court extends his interim protection till Dec...

Decision of the Patiala House Court comes after CBI says it needs two more weeks to get sanction to prosecute others in the alleged...

Chandrababu Naidu-CBI Tussle: Machiavellian Moves

Above: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee/Photo: UNI Though the AP CM has withdrawn the jurisdiction of the CBI...

SC raps Alok Verma for leaks as his lawyers spar in CJI Gogoi’s court

Fali Nariman says he had no knowledge of Gopal Sankarnarayanan appearing for Verma, CJI laments lack of respect for the Supreme Court After a brief...
Alok Verma

Miffed at leaked CVC inquiry report, CJI adjourns CBI chief’s plea to Nov 29

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told counsels for all parties that they did not deserve a hearing, questioned how leaks were allowed The much awaited hearing...

SC To Hear Alok Verma’s Plea A Day After Officer Makes Damning Allegations

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear CBI chief Alok Verma’s petition challenging the government’s order stripping him of all charges. Yesterday, Verma had...
CBI Head Quarters

CBI Officer Says He Has “Shocking Facts”. CJI Says “Nothing Shocks Us”

The Supreme Court on Monday declined hearing on urgent basis CBI officer Manish Kumar Sinha’s petition seeking to quash his transfer to Nagpur in...
The CBI, despite being an autonomous institution, is susceptible to power blocs and palace intrigues in its appointments/Photo: Anil Shakya

CBI Deputy Ashwini Kumar Gupta Moves Supreme Court against Transfer

With the Supreme Court all set for the hearing the CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition. A Deputy Superintendent of Police in the investigative agency...

Two Big States Out Of Bounds For CBI, Stage Set For Showdown

With two major states, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal withdrawing the ‘general consent’ given to the Central Bureau of Investigations(CBI) to investigate cases falling...

Naidu Govt Tells CBI: Stay Out Of AP

The Andhra Pradesh government has effectively barred the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) from interfering in any case that falls within the state’s borders. The...
After unceremonious exit as CBI director, Alok Verma moves Supreme Court

CBI vs. CBI: Share CVC inquiry report with Alok Verma, says SC

Supreme Court also calls for details of all policy decisions taken by interim CBI chief Nageswara Rao since he assumed office on October 24 The...

Delhi High Court Dismisses “Godman” Daati Maharaj’s Plea On Rape Case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition filed by self-styled godman Daati Maharaj against the court’s decision to transfer probe into...

CBI invokes UAPA sections in the Dabholkar murder case

In the Narendra Dabolkar murder case, CBI has invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) sections concerning to acts of terror against the accused who...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court Rejects Bail Plea Of Bribery Case Middleman

The Delhi High Court On Tuesday turned down the bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad in the bribery case allegedly involving CBI Special Director...

Centre submits affidavit on the Rafale aircraft deal in Supreme Court

Responding to the Supreme Court’s direction during the last hearing on the controversial issue, the Centre has submitted an affidavit on the Rafale aircraft...

Parallels with Reddy arrest and CBI case

The arrest of Gali Janardhana Reddy, former BJP minister and mining baron from Bellary, on the charge of attempting to bribe an Enforcement Directorate...

Apex Court To Take Up CVC Report On CBI Director Alok Verma on Friday

The Supreme Court will take up on Friday the  report submitted by the Central Vigilance Commission that looked into the allegations against the CBI...

CVC Report On CBI Chief Verma To Be Handed To SC Today

A report by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on the corruption charges against the CBI director Alok Verma will be forwarded to a Supreme...

Haren Pandya Case: Skeletons in the Closet

Above: DG Vanzara at Sabarmati Jail after getting bail in the Ishrat Jahan case/Photo: UNI A shocking admission by a witness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh...
Illegal Telephone Exchange Case

Illegal Telephone Exchange Case: Madras HC Rejects Maran Brothers Plea To Quash CBI Charges

The Madras High Court has rejected the plea by Maran brothers—former Union Minister Dayanidhi and his brother and SUN TV owner Kalanidhi—to quash charges...

DELHI DURBAR

Uncaged Parrot The chaos that the government has sunk the CBI into is likely to aggravate in the coming months. The Supreme Court, on November...

Statues of No Limitation

Above: Photo Credit PIB By Dilip Bobb There is something called a statute of limitations, which apparently does not apply to statues of icons. Now that...

Delhi HC reserves verdict on Daati Maharaj’s plea in sexual assault case

The Delhi High Court on Friday (Nov 2) reserved its verdict on a plea by self-styled godman Daati Maharaj challenging high court’s Oct 3...

Chidambaram, Son Karti Get Protection From Arrest Till Nov 26

A Delhi court on Thursday granted extended protection from arrest till November 26 to former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti in...

CBI to Delhi HC: Asthana’s plea for quashing FIR against him is not maintainable...

The CBI in its reply before the Delhi High Court said that the plea by former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana seeking quashing of...
CBI

DSP Devender Kumar gets bail after CBI says he isn’t required for custodial interrogation

Kumar is in the dock over allegations of receiving bribe from Hyderabad-based businessman Sathish Sana who has claimed he also bribed Rakesh Asthana A Delhi...
CBI vs CBI: DSP Devender Kumar and middleman Manoj Prasad sent to 14 days’ judicial custody - India Legal

CBI vs CBI: DSP Devender Kumar and middleman Manoj Prasad sent to 14 days’...

A Delhi court on Tuesday (Oct 30) sent CBI DSP Devender Kumar and Manoj Prasad (middleman) to 14 days’ judicial custody. During today’s hearing, the...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

SC allows “whistleblower” Sana to seek police protection; transferred CBI officer says he has...

Transferred to Port Blair by interim CBI chief, AK Bassi moves Supreme Court challenging order, also wants to testify against Asthana in graft cases Controversial...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov...

The CBI has also been granted additional time to reply to issues raised by its special director on FIR registered against him by the...
CBI: Midnight Massacre

CBI: Midnight Massacre

Above: (L-R) The centre stripped CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana of all powers Once again, the Supreme Court has been dragged...
TIMELY INTERVENTION

TIMELY INTERVENTION

Above: CBI Headquarters in New Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya ~By Inderjit Badhwar In what amounts to an almost laughable self-fulfilling prophesy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),...
Masters of Spin

Masters of Spin

~By Dilip Bobb Generally, in the Indian context, the masters of spin would be Chandra, Bedi, Prasanna, Bhajji and Kumble, to name a few. Yet,...
Alok Verma

SC grants CVC 2 weeks to probe CBI director Alok Verma, restrains interim chief...

CVC enquiry to be monitored by retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik; top court to hear further arguments in case on November 25 The...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Relief for Rakesh Asthana: Delhi HC tells CBI to maintain status quo

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday was told by CBI special director Rakesh Asthana that CBI didn’t take prior sanction to carry out investigation...
Edappadi K. Palaniswami

CBI Investigation: On the Brink

Above: Justice AD Jagadish Chandra of the Madras High Court allowed the petition against CM Palaniswami After Jayalalithaa’s death, Tamil Nadu has hurtled from...
Daati Maharaj

SC to hear plea by Daati Maharaj challenging CBI probe into sexual harassment allegations...

The apex court is likely to hear plea filed by Daati Maharaj challenging the order of Delhi HC of transferring case to CBI to...
Gir Lions: Dying for Pride

Gir Lions: Dying for Pride

Above: Though lions are one of the mainstays of tourism in Gujarat, yet the state government has failed to take action for their welfare/Photo:...
Mallya’s Extradition: A Jigsaw Puzzle

Mallya’s Extradition: A Jigsaw Puzzle

Above: Fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya still has plenty of options and his trial may not end in his deportation/Photo: UNI Unravelling this case will be...
Muzaffarpur sheltar home: SC stays Patna HC order; says formation of new CBI team not needed

Muzaffarpur sheltar home: SC stays Patna HC order; says formation of new CBI team...

The apex court on Tuesday stayed a Patna High Court order which had directed formation of new CBI team to probe the Muzaffarpur Sheltar...
CBI to file fresh charges against Maran brothers

CBI to file fresh charges against Maran brothers

Above: Dayanidhi Maran (left) and Kalanithi Maran/photo:twitter.com The filing of fresh charges against Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi Maran in the infamous BSNL telephone exchange scandal...
Supreme Court

Illegal telephone exchange case: Kalanithi too will have to face trial, says SC

Media baron Kalanithi Maran too, quite like his brother and former union minister Dayanidhi, will have to go and face the trial court in...
SC admits plea challenging dilution of AFSPA

SC admits plea challenging dilution of AFSPA

The top court on Tuesday (August 14) agreed to hear a plea filed by a group of 350 Indian Army soldiers challenging the dilution...
SC seeks reply from Centre on a plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into alleged suicide of bureaucrat

SC seeks reply from Centre on a plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into alleged...

The apex court on Monday (August 13) asked Centre to file its response on a plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into the alleged suicide...
Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Above: The compound of the Dera Sacha Sauda in Sirsa, Haryana Investigating agencies are probing benami deals of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, the convicted former head...
CBI special court grants bail to Kapil Khandelwal, one of the 33 accused in the PNB scam

CBI special court grants bail to Kapil Khandelwal, one of the 33 accused in...

The special CBI court has granted bail to Kapil Maliram Khandelwal, Joint President, Gitanjali Gems Ltd, one of the 33 accused in the PNB...
Apex court admits CBI plea in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case

Apex court admits CBI plea in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case

Above:  Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar coming out of the Dasna jail after being acquitted (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (August...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (August 6) directed CBI to take stringent action against the authorities who have allowed illegal and unauthorized construction...
SNC-Lavalin case: Ghosts of the Past

SNC-Lavalin case: Ghosts of the Past

Above: The SNC-Lavalin case has jolted Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan out of his comfort zone/Photo: UNI Just when everything seemed to be going right for...
Manipur Fake Encounters: Director’s Special

Manipur Fake Encounters: Director’s Special

Above: Protesters in Imphal demanding a probe into fake encounter cases The apex court summons the CBI chief and gives him a tongue-lashing over the...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC grants four weeks time to Ruia brothers to file their replies on...

The Delhi High Court is hearing a CBI plea challenging the acquittal of Essar Group promoters’ Ravikant Ruia, Anshuman Ruia and the proprietors of...
supreme court

Manipur extra-judicial killings: Prune the layers of investigating officers from six to two and...

By Rajesh Kumar The apex court on Monday (July 30) told CBI to prune the layer of investigating officers in Manipur extra-judicial killings case from...
INX Media case

P Chidambaram interim protection extended till August 7

CBI special judge OP Saini on Monday (July 23) extended former finance minister P Chidambaram’s bail till August 7. Chidambaram had approached the court after...
Supreme Court allows Karti to travel abroad

Supreme Court allows Karti to travel abroad

Above: Karti Chidambaram  (file pic) The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
Daati Maharaj rape case: Delhi HC seeks reply from Delhi Police on plea seeking CBI probe against Daati and others

Daati Maharaj rape case: Delhi HC seeks reply from Delhi Police on plea seeking...

Above: Daati Maharaj (file picture) The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 22) sought reply from the Delhi Police on the plea filed by...
Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI is yet to frame charges against the accused

Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI...

The apex court on Friday (July 20) said that bail can’t be granted to former IGP Zahur Haidar Zaidi  (petitioner) and former Shimla SP...
supreme court

Missing evidence to be probed in Saradha scam: SC tells petitioner to approach trial...

The Supreme Court on Monday (July 16) asked a petitioner who wanted the top court interference into some missing evidence to be investigated in...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC casts aspersions on the functioning of state machinery during 1984 riots

~By Kunal Rao Casting aspersions on the functioning of the state machinery during 1984 riots, the Delhi High court asked why it couldn’t stop the...
Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram and son Karti’s interim protection of arrest extended till August 7

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram and son Karti’s interim protection extended till August 7

Patiala House court on Tuesday (July 10) extended the protection from arrest to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the...
Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Above: Former SC judge J Chelameswar/Photo: Anil Shakya The question several judges and legal luminaries are now still pondering about is whether Justice Chelameswar should...
Remains of the plane (file picture)/Photo: ANI

Ghatkopar plane crash: Advocate writes letter to civil aviation ministry seeking CBI probe

Above: Remains of the plane (file picture)/Photo: ANI   A demand for CBI probe has now been made into the Ghatkopar plane crash which happened...
SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

Petition filed by People’s Union for Civil Liberties says 49 people killed in over 1110 police encounters across Uttar Pradesh in past year The Supreme...
PIL moved in Delhi HC seeking transfer of rape case against Daati Maharaj to CBI

PIL moved in Delhi HC seeking transfer of rape case against Daati Maharaj to...

A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court on Monday (July 2) seeking transfer of sexual assault case against self-styled Hindu godman...
PNB Scam: 33 persons named as accused in CBI chargesheet

PNB Scam: 33 persons named as accused in CBI chargesheet

Above: Nirav Modi ( file pic) As many as 33 persons have been named as accused in the two chargesheets filed by CBI in...
INX Media case: CBI goes to SC challenging bail given to Karti by Delhi HC

INX Media case: CBI goes to SC challenging bail given to Karti by Delhi...

The bail given to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media case has been challenged by the CBI in the top court today. CBI said...
WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP

WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP?

~By Inderjit Badhwar Many watching the reality show unfurling in the Delhi lieutenant governor’s waiting room, where the chief minister and three of his cabinet...
Karti Chidambaram talks to supporters during the CBI raid at his Chennai home

Karti Chidambaram Case: Investigation Or Witchhunt?

Above: Karti Chidambaram talks to supporters during the CBI raid at his Chennai home  In their pursuit of Chidambaram and his family members, the...
ED files charge-sheet against Karti Chidambaram, court to take up issue on July 4

ED files charge-sheet against Karti Chidambaram, court to take up issue on July 4

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) on Wednesday (June 13) filed its charge-sheet against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, in the...
Supreme Court

Top court agrees to hear plea by families of dead in Thoothukkudi firing

Families of those who died in in police firing want a doctor of their choice on the board of doctors which is to conduct...
Patiala House Court

Chidambaram gets anticipatory bail

With the Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI) having summoned former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case, Chidambaram had applied for anticipatory bail...
Videography in Investigation: Filming Evidence

Videography in Investigation: Filming Evidence

Above: Installation of CCTV cameras at police stations would bolster India’s criminal justice system/Photo: UNI A Supreme Court directive to include videography in crime probes...
BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger accused in a rape case outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police, in Lucknow (file pic)/ Photo: UNI

Allahabad HC to CBI: File report that impartial investigation is going on in Unnao...

Above: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger accused in a rape case outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police, in Lucknow (file pic)/...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

2G scam: Delhi High Court to hear CBI plea against acquittal of Ruia brothers

The Delhi High Court will hear a plea filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), challenging the special court judgment of acquitting the...
Vyapam’s Slow Death

Vyapam’s Slow Death

Above: Congress activists protesting against the Vyapam scam in New Delhi/Photo: UNI Three years after the Supreme Court entrusted the CBI with the task of...
LTC Scam: Authorised Loot

LTC Scam: Authorised Loot

Above: The exorbitant fares charged by Air India for tickets booked by government employees under the LTC scheme opens up avenues for their misuse As...
Najeeb disappearance case: No evidence to show a crime was committed, CBI tells Delhi HC

Najeeb disappearance case: No evidence to show a crime was committed, CBI tells Delhi...

~By Kunal Rao CBI told Delhi High Court on Friday (May 11) that the case of disappearance of Najeeb Ahmed missing since October 2016...
ISRO spy case: SC orders inquiry to fix responsibility for falsely arresting scientist, destroying his career

ISRO spy case: SC orders inquiry to fix responsibility for falsely arresting scientist, destroying...

Above: Nambi Narayanan (file pic) In the famous case of former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan (now 76), who was falsely implicated and arrested on charges...
Sexual Crimes against Minors: A Different Breed of Killers

A Different Breed of Killers

Though the centre has passed an ordinance to impose the death penalty on child rapists, will it actually stop them from committing these heinous...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

2G scam probe: Delhi HC issues notice to all Essar Group promoters

The Delhi High Court on Friday (April 20) issued notice to seek response of all Essar Group promoters on the CBI's plea challenging their acquittal in...
NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit, death was natural

NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT: SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit,...

Petition scandalous, says bench, stops short of issuing contempt notice The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

2G spectrum scam: CBI moves Delhi HC against acquittal of Ruia brothers

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday (April 18) moved the Delhi High Court, challenging the Special Court judgment acquitting the Ruia brothers and the...
SC agrees to hear if Kathua case will be transferred out of J&K

SC agrees to hear if Kathua case will be transferred out of J&K

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday (April 16) heard the appeal...
Unnao rape case: Allahabad HC asks for progress report; says it will monitor the probe

Unnao rape case: Allahabad HC asks for progress report; says it will monitor the...

Above: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger accused in a rape case outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police, in Lucknow on Wednesday...
Aadhaar linkages case: AG says safeguards have built into the act

Aadhaar linkages case: AG says safeguards have built into the act

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Delhi HC issues notice to Karti’s CA in ED plea against bail

Delhi HC issues notice to Karti’s CA in ED plea against bail

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya   Reacting to an Enforcement Directorate (ED) appeal against bail granted, Justice AK Pathak of the Delhi High Court...
PIL in SC for CBI enquiry into Unnao rape case

PIL in SC for CBI enquiry into Unnao rape case

Above: BJP MLA from Unnao, Kuldip Singh Sengar, facing rape charges, at the Chief Ministers office, in Lucknow on Monday/Photo: UNI The now infamous...
Lookout circulars against Deepak Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot and others

Lookout circulars against Deepak Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot and others

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Chanda Kochhar, Rajiv Kochhar, Deepak Kochhar and Venugopal Dhoot ICICI and its iconic CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar have been...
Najeeb Ahmed disappearance: Analyse mobile phones by April 30, Delhi HC tells CFSL

Najeeb Ahmed disappearance: Analyse mobile phones by April 30, Delhi HC tells CFSL

The Delhi High Court on Monday (April 2) took the serious note of laxity on the part of Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Chandigarh...
SC to hear demand for CBI probe into suicide of 15-yr-old Ahlcon Public School girl

SC to hear demand for CBI probe into suicide of 15-yr-old Ahlcon Public School...

A plea has been filed on Tuesday (March 27) in the Supreme Court pertaining to the recent alleged suicide of 15-year-old girl studying in...
Peter Mukerjea outside Patiala House Court on March 26, 2018/Photo: Anil Shakya

INX Media bribery case: CBI gets 5 day custody of Peter Mukerjea till March...

Above:  Peter Mukerjea outside Patiala House Court on March 26, 2018/Photo: Anil Shakya The Patiala House Court on Monday (March 26) sent Peter Mukerjea to CBI...
Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Building a Case

Above: Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda (file pic)/Photo: UNI With the apex court coming down hard on the acquisition process by the previous...
Karti Chidambaram (file picture)

Delhi HC grants bail to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture) The Delhi High Court on (March 23) granted bail to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case. The bench...
Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal in Patna (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Centre assures SC that CBI probe is going on in the alleged SSC paper...

Above: Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam  demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal...
CBI to Delhi HC: Rohini ashram founder was last spotted in Nepal; needs more time to locate him

CBI to Delhi HC: Rohini ashram founder was last spotted in Nepal; needs more...

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya The CBI on Thursday (March 15) told the Delhi High Court that Baba Virender Dev Dikshit, the founder of...
Two Leaves bribery case: One accused gets bail; Dhinakaran appears before court

Two Leaves bribery case: One accused gets bail; Dhinakaran appears before court

Former AIADMK treasurer T T V Dhinakaran on Wednesday (March 14) appeared before the Patiala House Court in Two Leaves symbol bribery case. Special CBI Judge...
Delhi HC allows 2 more days of protection to Karti Chidambaram

INX Media case: Trial court sends Karti to Tihar for 13-days, he moves Delhi...

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/UNI Karti Chidambaram, son of former union finance minister P Chidamabaram, was on Monday (March 12), sent into 13-day judicial...
Complete all 2G scam related investigation within 6 months: SC to CBI, ED

Complete all 2G scam related investigation within 6 months: SC to CBI, ED

Above: A Raja (file picture)   Rapping the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate on the knuckles for inordinate delay in completing the probe into various...
SSC paper leaks: SC directs petitioner to hand over the copy of the petition to the govt’s counsels

SSC paper leaks: SC directs petitioner to hand over the copy of the petition...

Above: Above: Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam  demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar...
Nirav Modi’s London Store: Open for Business

Open for Business

Above: Nirav Modi’s jewellery store on Bond Street in London/Photo: thejewelleryeditor.com Even as there is speculation about whether the jewel thief is in New York,...
(Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi

Justice Loya death case: The question is, how did the CBI allow a change...

Above: (Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi    If the Chief Justice (of the Bombay High Court) has no access to...
Karti Chidambaram

CBI wants narco analysis on Karti Chidambaram, appeals to SC

It has been revealed that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had, on Tuesday (March 6), moved three applications in the Supreme Court. These were related...
Karti Chidambaram/Photo: UNI

INX Media bribery case: CBI can keep Karti for 3 more days, rules Patiala...

Above: Karti Chidambaram/Photo: UNI The Patiala House Court on Tuesday (March 6) extended the remand of Karti Chidambaram for three more days in the case...
Karti Chidambaram(file pic)/Photo: UNI

INX Media bribery case: SC denies interim protection to Karti Chidambaram

Above: Karti Chidambaram(file pic)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 6) denied interim protection to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media bribery case. During...
Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal in Patna/ Photo: UNI

SC decides to take up the plea of SSC aspirants even as Centre orders...

Above: Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam  demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal...
INX Media bribery case: Karti moves SLP in SC alleging harassment, Court will take up the case tomorrow

INX Media bribery case: Karti moves SLP in SC alleging harassment, Court will take...

Above: Karti Chidambaram(file picture)/Photo: UNI   Karti Chidambaram has moved a special leave petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court on Monday (March 5). The counsel...
Karti Chidambaram’s arrest: Face-Saving Measure?

Face-Saving Measure?

Above: The CBI brings Karti Chidambaram to Patiala House Court in New Delhi after arrest/Photo Courtesy: facebook The arrest of P Chidambaram’s son is being...
Punjab CM’s Son-in-Law: A Case of Vendetta Politics

A Case of Vendetta Politics?

Above: The CBI has filed a case against Simbhaoli Sugars Ltd whose deputy general manager is the CM Amarinder Singh’s son-in-law/Photo: newsheads.in In a shocking...
Patiala House Court reserves order on custodial interrogation and bail of Karti Chidambaram

Patiala House Court extends CBI custody of Karti Chidambaram till March 6

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Patiala House Court on Thursday (March 1) extended CBI custody of Karti Chidambaram till March 6 in...
Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI at Chennai airport, produced before magistrate at Patiala House Court

Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI at Chennai airport, produced before magistrate at Patiala House...

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's Son Karti Chidambaram, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Chennai on Wednesday (February...

Pradyuman murder case: Gurgaon special court acquits school bus driver Ashok Kumar

Above: Ashok Kumar A special court in Gurgaon on Wednesday (February 28) has acquitted school bus driver of Ryan International school, Ashok Kumar in the...

Delhi court grants one day transit remand for Rotomac owner Kothari and his son

Above: Vikram Kothari/Photo Courtesy: facebook The Patiala House Court on Friday (February 23) granted to CBI one day transit remand of Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari...
2G scam case: With Centre also naming ASG Mehta as SPP, irked SC-appointed SPP Grover wants out

2G scam case: With Centre also naming ASG Mehta as SPP, irked SC-appointed SPP...

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Senior Advocate Anand Grover, Special Judge O P Saini, A Raja, Kanimozhi and ASG Tushar Mehta Centre for Public...
Even as another multi-billion dollar shady deal within the Indian banking sector comes to light through the Rs 11,292 crore ($1.8 billion) scam by diamond merchant Nirav Modi, political parties have started the blame game

Nirav Modi’s $1.8 bn scam will leave the banking sector in disarray

Above: Nirav Modi/Photo Courtesy: Facebook  Even as another multi-billion dollar shady deal within the Indian banking sector comes to light through the Rs 11,292...
Hooda Scam: Landing in Trouble

Landing in Trouble

Above: Manesar is the site of an industrial township project and a huge land scam The former CM’s deals, which deprived farmers of crores,...
Sohrabuddin Sheikh Encounter Case: Yet another Hostile Witness

Sohrabuddin Case: Yet Another Hostile Witness

The Bombay High Court order hailed the press as the most powerful watchdog of society. Even as the Bombay High Court quashed a trial court's...
Tytler 1984 case: AAP MLA complains to PM, says change CBI probe team

Tytler 1984 case: AAP MLA complains to PM, says change CBI probe team

In a seemingly political move – though who would be the beneficiary in this is not clear – HS Phoolka, senior lawyer and Aam...
Indrani Mukerjea

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea sent to 14 more days of judicial remand

Above: File picture of Indrani Mukerjea (UNI) Patiala House Court judge Sunil Rana on Wednesday (February 7) sentg former chief of INX Media Indrani Mukerjea to a further...
Delhi High Court

Fake encounter killing of MBA student: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 7 policemen

 The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (February 6) upheld the conviction and sentences handed by a lower court on seven policemen of Uttarakhand in...
NTPC headquarters in Noida

Top NTPC Official Suspended

Above: NTPC headquarters in Noida The CBI has filed a case against Kulamani Biswal, the finance director of NTPC for accepting Rs 5 lakh as...
CBI moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order in Bofors case

CBI moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order in Bofors case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday (February 2) moved Supreme Court against a 12-year-old Delhi high court order dismissing the case against the...
Coal allocation scam: CBI asks for time to consolidate 3 cases into one

Coal allocation scam: CBI asks for time to consolidate 3 cases into one

The counsel for the CBI on Wednesday (January 31) prayed before Patiala House Court judge Bharat Parashar that since three cases are pending against the coal allocation scam...
Rajiv assassination case: SC asks CBI to respond to Perarivalan’s plea

Rajiv assassination case: SC asks CBI to respond to Perarivalan’s plea

A Supreme Court Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumati, on Wednesday (January 24), issued notice to the CBI seeking its response to...
Lalu, Jagannath Mishra awarded 5-year jail term in third fodder scam case

Lalu, Jagannath Mishra awarded 5-year jail term in third fodder scam case

Latest case involves siphoning of Rs. 33.67 crore from Chaibasa treasury against allocation of Rs. 7.10 lakh in 1992-93, Lalu was named main conspirator...

Judge Loya death case: Maharashtra Govt submits report to SC, but says not to...

Above: Supreme Court; (inset) Judge Loya The Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Mohan M Shantanagoudar was on Tuesday (January 16) given...

CBI Probe on foreign funds to ex-Punjab MLA reaches SC

A probe against funds to a former Punjab MLA came up before the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar...

Another company’s deals linked to Karti Chidambaram

​A case related to Karti Chidambaram’s foreign deals, involving another company was being heard by the Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and...
ITPO Building/ Photo Courtesy 99acres.com

Delhi court grants bail to Sanjay Kulkarni accused of corruption in re-development project

Above: ITPO Building/ Photo Courtesy 99acres.com The Patiala House Court on Tuesday (January 9) granted bail to Sanjay Kulkarni, one of the accused in...

SC to hear Karti plea to fly abroad tomorrow

The Supreme Court will hear the Enforcement Directorate’s case against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, for money laundering on January...
Pradyuman murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of 16-year-old accused

Pradyuman murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of 16-year-old accused

Above: Ryan International School in Bhondsi in Gurugram A Gurugram court on Monday (January 8) rejected the bail plea of 16-year-old accused in the Pradyuman...
Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, was on Saturday, sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in Deoghar Treasury case of...
Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of AK Mittal

Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of AK Mittal

Above: ITPO Building/ Photo Courtesy 99acres.com The Patiala House Court on Friday (January 5) reserved the order on the bail plea of Anoop Kumar Mittal, the Managing...

SC orders unfreezing of Adarsh accounts

The Supreme Court has ordered de-freezing of three bank accounts belonging to the controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society based in Mumbai. A bench comprising Justice...
SC disposes of plea on CCTV during investigation

SC disposes of plea on CCTV during investigation

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) disposed of a plea on the inability to produce CCTV footage before it, saying this was not the...
Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Above: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad convicted in a multi crore fodder scam case,  being taken to the special CBI Court for the announcement of...
Acquitted in 2G scam, Raja writes to Manmohan: I told you so

Acquitted in 2G scam, Raja writes to Manmohan: I told you so

Former Prime Minister who was forced by Opposition protests to accept his telecom minister’s resignation in 2010 replies: I am very happy you stand...
Delhi HC fumes on the inability of agencies to trace Virendra Dev Dikshit

Delhi HC fumes on the inability of agencies to trace Virendra Dev Dikshit

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (January 4) slammed the Delhi Police and other government agencies for unable to...
Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Above: Lalu Prasad Yadav (file picture). Photo: UNI The Ranchi special CBI court on Thursday (January 4) once again deferred the pronouncement of quantum...
Delhi HC stays sentence, Rs 25 lakh fine on Madhu Koda in a coal scam case

Delhi HC stays sentence, Rs 25 lakh fine on Madhu Koda in a coal...

Above: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda gives alms to a beggar as he arrives to appear at the special CBI Court in connection...
UPPSC goes to court against CBI probe

UPPSC goes to court against CBI probe

Above: UPPSC office The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has challenged the scrutiny of the CBI probe in court. The Central government had issued notification...
Members of Parliament engaged in a heated debate in the Lok Sabha. Photo: UNI

Fast-Track Courts: Unequal Before the Law

The government’s decision to set up 12 such courts for legislators comes at a time when there are over 2.8 crore pending cases. Should...
DMK workers rejoice after ex-telecom minister A Raja and party colleague MK Kanimozhi are acquitted in the 2G spectrum case. Photo: UNI

2G Verdict: Prosecution and Perception

The judgment in the 2G case reflects the lack of evidence that left the judge with no choice but to demolish the conspiracy theory    ...
Ranchi CBI court finds Lalu guilty in fodder scam; arrest imminent

Ranchi CBI court finds Lalu guilty in fodder scam; arrest imminent

Above: Lalu Prasad Yadav file picture Quantum of punishment to be announced on January 3, 2018. Lalu Prasad Yadav was on Saturday (December 23) declared guilty...
Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram

Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram

By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court, which had observed that what was going on at the Adhyatmic Vishwavidyalya, Rohini was pretty much like what...
Adarsh housing scam: Bombay HC strikes down Governor’s probe order

Adarsh housing scam: Bombay HC strikes down Governor’s probe order on ex-Maha CM Ashok...

Above: Ashok Chavan. Photo: YouTube Embattled former Maharashtra Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Friday (December 22) got a major relief...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC orders CBI to trace founder of Rohini Asharm in a fortnight

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 22) dealing with the plea alleging confinement of girls in the Adhyatmik...
(Left) MK Kanimozhi and A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21). Photo: UNI

2G scam: A day of acquittals

Above: (Left) MK Kanimozhi and A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21). Photo: UNI The following were the...
Students protesting at the disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed (file picture). Photo: UNI

Najeeb Ahmed case: Delhi HC orders CBI to produce forensic report on mobile phone...

Above: Students protesting at the disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed (file picture). Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Illegal encroachment: Delhi HC comes irked over non-filing of status report

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December 21) came down hard on respondent Jitender Kumar Lalwani – against...
Sexual Assualt case

Delhi HC orders CBI probe into sexual assault case in Rohini ashram

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (December 20) directed the CBI to probe a case of alleged sexual assault on women and minor girls...
Augusta westland

VVIP copter scam: Air Marshal Gujral gets bail

Former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi with others reached the court in the morning for his appearance in the multi-million dollar AgustaWestland VVIP...
Former MP Mahmood A Madani in ticket racket

Former MP Mahmood A Madani in ticket racket

Above: Former MP Mahmood A Madani. Photo: YouTube A case had come up before the court of Sunil Rana, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge,...
Pradyuman murder: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of accused juvenile

Pradyuman murder: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of accused juvenile

Above: Ryan International School in Bhondsi in Gurugram A Gurugram court on Friday (December 15) rejected a bail plea of the accused juvenile in...
Maneka Gandhi (file picture)/Photo: PIB

CBI files closure report in corruption case against Maneka Gandhi

Above: Maneka Gandhi (file picture)/Photo: PIB The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday (December 14) submitted the closure report to Special Judge Sunil...
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI

Madhu Koda, others found guilty in Jharkhand coal scam

Above: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI As expected former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda was found guilty by a special CBI court...
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Photo: UNI

SC judge opts out of Himachal CM assets case

Above: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Photo: UNI Justice A M Khanwilkar on Friday (December 8) recused from hearing the plea alleging that...
Pradyuman Murder: SC reserves judgement on the grant of anticipatory bail to Pintos

Pradyuman Murder: SC reserves judgement on the grant of anticipatory bail to Pintos

Above: The Ryan International School in Bhondsi, Gurugram Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi appearing for the trustees of the Ryan International group contented how can people...
CBI court restrains media from reporting on Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case trial

CBI court restrains media from reporting on Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case trial

Above: (Left) Kausarbi and Sohrabuddin Sheikh Amid renewed interest in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case following conflicting news reports over the mysterious death...
CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

A special CBI court in Bhopal stayed open till 2.30 am on Friday (November 24), to hear the anticipatory bail pleas of over 30...
Medical colleges admission scam: SC strikes down Allahabad HC order allowing illegal admissions

Medical colleges admission scam: SC strikes down Allahabad HC order allowing illegal admissions

Above: Medical college students taking classroom lessons (representative image) Another eye-opening case of scam in medical colleges admission came into the light on Thursday...
Bikis Bano case: No clarity yet on status of convicted police officers

Bilkis Bano case: No clarity yet on status of convicted police officers

Above: Bilkis Bano addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad (file picture).Photo: UNI The police and the Gujarat government’s position regarding the convicted police officials...
Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari/Photo: Anil Shakya

Jama Masjid Imam’s Shahi title contested as being unconstitutional

Above: Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari/Photo: Anil Shakya A PIL on the contentious issue of using titles by religious heads came up for hearing at...
SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to submit Westland papers in a week

SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to submit Westland papers in a week

AgustaWestland helicopter of the Indian Air Force A Supreme Court bench on Thursday (November 16) asked the Chhattisgarh government to produce the original files related...
Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC bench agrees to look into lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram on Monday

Above: Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file...
The Ryan International School, Sohna Road, Bhondsi, Gurugram

Ryan Murder Case: School for Scandal

The investigation has taken an unexpected twist with a senior student being arrested. Why did the Gurugram police charge the wrong person and what...
Ryan-School

Class XI student arrested in Ryan murder case

CBI produces him before Juvenile Justice Board after “confession”, his alleged motive was postponement of school exam In a huge development, CBI has arrested...
CBI’s clean chit to Shivraj Singh Chouhan has turned the spotlight back on Digvijaya Singh. Photo: UNI

Madhya Pradesh Vyapam Scam: A Twist in the Tale

India’s biggest jobs-cum-admissions racket takes another U-turn in what is becoming a legal and investigative jigsaw puzzle ~By Rakesh Dixit Corruption scandals in India, especially those...
MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file picture). Photo: UNI

Vyapam Scam: Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s clean chit may be a political game

Above: MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file picture). Photo: UNI The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday (October 31) surprisingly gave a...
Bilkis Bano case: CJI asks how convicted policemen could go back to active service

Bilkis Bano case: CJI asks how convicted policemen could go back to active service

Above: Bilkis Banoo, who was gang-raped and 14 of her family members were killed during 2002 Gujarat riots, addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad...
Bofors Gun

Now CBI too wants Bofors case reopened, asks permission from Govt

Above: School children and other visitors gathered around a Bofors howitzer during 'Know Your Army' exhibition in Jaipur (file picture). Photo: UNI Following a...
“CBI shouldn’t file SLP to reopen Bofors case, they should stick to Quattrocchi instead”

“CBI shouldn’t file SLP to reopen Bofors case, they should stick to Quattrocchi instead”

Mudda examines the investigating agency’s latest move as BJP leader feels it will lead to the case continuing endlessly  The CBI should not file an SLP...
Ram Rahim’s ex-driver wants to re-record testimony in murder trial, moves HC

Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s ex-driver wants to re-record testimony in murder trial, moves HC

Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s former driver—he used to drive the bus in which Gurmeet used to travel in while going for Satsang—has filed a petition...
Picture: UNI

CBI, ED say they have proof of Mallya diverting Rs 6k crore to shell...

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the CBI have made a major breakthrough in strengthening their case against fugitive liquor baron and chairman of UB...
(Left) Abu Salem was given life sentence. Photo: UNI; (right) Tahir Merchant is one of the two convicts who were given death sentence, the other is Firoz Khan

1993 Mumbai blasts: Death sentence for Tahir Merchant and Firoz Khan; Abu Salem escapes...

Above: (Left) Abu Salem was given life sentence. Photo: UNI; (right) Tahir Merchant is one of the two convicts who were given death sentence,...
Karti Chidambaram

Cogent reasons for lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram, CBI tells SC

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud was informed on Friday (September 1) by Additional Solicitor General...
Special Leave Petition

SLP for reopening Bofors case allowed by SC, hearing on October 30

An application was moved before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on Friday (September 1) seeking...
Gurmeet Ram Rahim (file picture). Photo: UNI

Rapist Ram Rahim gets 20 years in jail, breaks down and asks for forgiveness

Above: Gurmeet Ram Rahim (file picture). Photo: UNI There was a classic twist in the tale of Dera Sachha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s...

Rapist Ram Rahim gets 20 years in jail

Above: Gurmeet Ram Rahim (file picture). Photo: UNI There was a classic twist in the tale of Dera Sachha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim...
SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

Above: Karti Chidambaram. Photo: YouTube Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, will have to cooperate with the CBI by appearing in...
RJD leader and former MP Shahabuddin (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC asks CBI to file probe report in Rajdeo Ranjan murder case

Above: RJD leader and former MP Shahabuddin (file picture). Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Monday (August 14) asked the CBI to file the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi’s Cancer Colony: HC pulls up Delhi govt, MCD for not filing reports

The Delhi High Court, taking suo motu cognisance of a report in a newspaper, headlined: “Is blue the colour of death in Delhi's ‘Cancer...
Above: Photo Courtesy facebook

Illegal mining: SC orders CBI director to file report in 7 days

Above: Photo Courtesy facebook CBI had finally filed cases against two mining companies, but all are out on bail While, after long deliberations and persuasion,...
SC orders CBI to probe fake encounter killings in Manipur

SC orders CBI to probe fake encounter killings in Manipur

Above: There have been several protests against AFSPA in Manipur. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Friday (July 14) enforced the law of the land on Manipur...
Mallya may cite condition of Indian jails for boosting his case against extradition

Mallya may cite condition of Indian jails for boosting his case against extradition

Above: A file picture of Vijay Mallya. Photo: www.weforum.org/ Dana Smillie   Indian enforcement authorities are finally turning the screws on truant liquor baron Vijay...
Delhi HC refuses to quash case against Himachal CM

Delhi HC refuses to quash case against Himachal CM

The law has come close to putting Himachal Pradesh’s longest serving chief minister Virbhadra Singh behind bars. On Monday (July 3) the Delhi High Court refused...
CBI raids home and office of former Odisha Olympic Association secretary

CBI raids home and office of former Odisha Olympic Association secretary

Above: Ashirbad Behera, former secretary, Odisha Olympic Association The residence and office of Ashirbad Behera was raided by the CBI on Friday, June 23....
Babri Masjid

Non-bailable warrant against Babri-accused Dharma Das

Dharma Das, one of the many who were charged with conspiracy in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case now on at a special CBI...
MP Sanjay Raut. Photo: facebook

Babri case: MP Sanjay Raut to depose before CBI court on Friday

MP Sanjay Raut of Maharashtra, representing the Shiv Sena, will face the CBI’s special court in Lucknow on June 23 (Friday) in the 1992 Ayodhya...
CBI Hastens a Rejoinder to scathing NYT Editorial on CBI raids on NDTV

CBI Hastens a Rejoinder to scathing NYT Editorial on CBI raids on NDTV

The following is a letter from the spokesman of the CBI, R K Gaur, a rejoinder to a New York Times editorial which castigated the CBI...
Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC Slaps Show-cause Notice on Special CBI Judge

The Allahabad High Court has issued a show-cause notice on Anil Kumar Jha, special judge of the CBI court in Ghaziabad, asking for an...
Prannoy Roy

NDTV proves loan repaid in full, while Naidu, Swamy barely hide their glee at...

The BJP is coming up with comments regarding the raids on the NDTV promoters’ house and office that, read in the right perspective, are...
Industrial waste flowing out in a west Delhi area. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Delhi HC has MCD in a knot over corruption

The Delhi High Court, which had ordered a CBI inquiry into illegal and polluting industrial units within a residential area of Delhi, asked the...
BJP leader LK Advani, flanked by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Dr Ram Vilas Vedanti, at a VVIP guest house in Lucknow before appearing in the special CBI court in the Babri case. Photo: UNI

What are the charges against Babri accused?

The special CBI court in Lucknow framed charges against BJP stalwarts LK Advani, MM Joshi, Union minister Uma Bharti and a host of other...
Manipur CM’s son under SC scanner in a road-rage case

Manipur CM under SC scanner in a road-rage case

~By Vinay Vats The Supreme Court on Monday (May 22) issued notice to the Centre and Manipur government on a petition filed by the parents...
Delhi High Court

CBI Can’t Seize Anybody’s Passport: Delhi High Court

The CBI could not impound or retain anybody's passport as the power lies only with the passport authority, the Delhi High Court ruled on...
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. Photo: UNI

Vyapam scam: Turning the Tables

In a surprising twist, the CBI told the Supreme Court that it would take action against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for making false allegations...
SC asks CBI to conclude fodder scam trial within 9 months

SC asks CBI to conclude fodder scam trial within 9 months

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday, May 8, that the CBI conclude the trial in the fodder scam case within nine months. Former Bihar...
(L-R) Former Union Telecom Minister A Raja (Photo: PIB); DMK MP Kanimozhi (photo: UNI)

2G scam hearings done, final verdict in July

~By Rajesh Kumar On April 26, special judge OP Saini, having heard all arguments since 2016, reserved his verdict in the 2G spectrum allocation scam....
Former CBI director, Ranjit Sinha. Photo:PIB

CBI files FIR against ex-boss Sinha

The CBI has finally delivered on its court-directed mandate. It has filed a case against its former director Ranjit Sinha, under the Prevention of...
Sidelights of the week

English too complicated; judgement set aside by SC

Several judgements are set aside by the Supreme Court for varied reasons. Rarely, if ever, has any been set aside because the English used...
The CBI headquarters in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

CBI levels serious allegations against WB MPs, officials

Narada sting case: Charges include criminal conspiracy, undue gratificationUsing the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, the CBI has levelled...
Herald House in Delhi, owned by Associate Journals Limited (AJL)

FIR against Bhupinder Hooda: Political Plot?

With the CBI registering a case against the former CM of Haryana for his irregular allotment of land to AJL, has his generosity to...
Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

~By Sujit Bhar As the CBI ended its submission on the high profile December 6, 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case on March 6, the Supreme...
Several corruption charges have been levelled against BAI President Akhilesh Das Gupta. Photo: UNI

The Badminton Racket

The arrest of a former top official of the Badminton Association of India for sexual crimes exposes the murky underbelly of an organisation that...
Lead picture Credit: Anil Shakya

Gujarat DGP quits after Supreme Court’s order

The Gujarat government accepted state director general of police PP Pandey’s offer to quit on Monday after the Supreme Court gave its sanction during...
Ranjit sinha

Probe against Ex-CBI director to continue, says SC

Former CBI director Ranjit Sinha, under investigation by his own former agency in the coal and 2G scams, had appealed to the Supreme Court...
Pictures: UNI

Modi’s intriguing stance on Advani, Joshi and Bharti

The political overtones of the Babri Masjid case indicate rivalries and manoeuvres ~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrThe Modi government is actively pursuing the issue of...
India Legal show discusses CBI’s credibility. Photo: Anil Shakya

India Legal show discusses CBI’s credibility

India's premier investigative agency CBI is once again in the headlines but for a wrong reason. While former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha is already...
The CBI is probing whether AP Singh’s actions were impacting the very functioning of the agency.

The Hidden Half-truths in AP Singh’s Case

The CBI is gearing up to probe another past boss. A look into the maze within the labyrinth ~By Sujit BharThe case of former Central...
Mohd Shahabuddin. Photo: UNI

Shahabuddin be moved to Tihar jail, orders SC

Trial to be held via video-conferencing Gangster-turned-RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin will be moved to Tihar jail from Bihar jail where he is lodged now, the...
AugustaWestland helicopter

PIL against journalists in AgustaWestland

The petition wants Supreme Court to examine if they were allegedly paid in the deal to influence the government. Will more skeletons tumble out...
Former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha

Set up SIT to probe Ranjit Sinha, says SC to CBI

The court has placed its trust on the premier investigation agency to carry out the job ~By Sujit Bhar    This is the first time...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI Chief Appointment Ceases Legal Storm

~By Sujit Bhar The issue about the selection of the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been settled, for now. The Centre, on...
(L-R) Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi earlier this year (Photo: UNI); Many CLU permits were given in the high-value NCR area, particularly Gurgaon, where real estate is booming.

Haryana’s land deals: Hooda’s Nemesis?

The former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s deals have divested thousands of poor farmers of their land, and these have now come to haunt...
The Madras High Court’s stand on the case is a blessing for journalists in Tamil Nadu.

Judge Bats for Media Freedom

Even as conspiracy theories swirled regarding this sensational case, a judge upheld the rights of the media and stood up for democratic norms  ...
(Left) Vyapam Building. (Right) Members of All India Mahila Congress burning MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s effigy at a demonstration in Bhopal. Photo: UNI

Vyapam probe: A dead end for CBI?  

With 700 accused and suspects absconding in this huge job-cum-admission scam and many let off on bail, observers now wait for the CBI to...

National Commission penalizes Emaar Builders

India Legal Bureau The National Commission recently passed an order that’s good news for flat buyers who are kept waiting on the tenterhooks for their...

Jiah Khan committed suicide, says CBI to Bombay High Court

In a significant development in the Jiah Khan suicide case, the CBI has come to the conclusion that she killed herself. The central agency...

PIL seeking CBI probe in Mathura violence unjustified: SC

The Supreme Court has quashed a petition seeking CBI investigation into the Jawahar Bagh violence in Mathura on June 2 in which 29 people,...

JIAH KHAN TRIAL: Conflicting Interests?

The CBI has moved the Bombay High Court against the government for appointing a Special Public Prosecutor.

Uttarakhand CM gets stay in sting case…Matter again on June 20

Chief Minister Harish Rawat won’t be arrested as of now in the case related to a purported sting operation where he has been shown...

Kolkata’s Death Trap

This tragedy has shown the sheer apathy of the administration and the insensitivity of politicians as hundreds lay trapped under the crumbling structure By Sujit...

India Legal broke the story of SSC paper leak on March 21, the Staff...

SSC cancels CPO examination By Siraj Khan After  India Legal broke the story of SSC paper leak on March 21, the Staff Selection Commission(SSC) has cancelled...

Jaipur court grants 10-day interim bail to minister Babulal Nagar to visit ailing mother

The Jaipur district court today granted 10-days interim bail to state minister Babulal Nagar who has been accused of rape, to attend to his...

Sheena Bora Murder Case: Peter Mukerjea Charged With Murder & Criminal Conspiracy by CBI

Peter Mukerjea has been charged with murder, criminal conspiracy. CBI files supplementary chargesheet. Case to be taken up in sessions court on February 29. Peter...

Reaching a Dead End?

Though the CBI is investigating the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, nothing much has come out of it due to severe staff shortage in...

Futile Fight for Justice?

Attempts to implicate Narendra Modi and his right-hand man Amit Shah for the 2002 riots in Gujarat have come to naught as courts have...

Did the murder of Sheena Bora at the hands of mother Indrani Mukerjea have...

Did the murder of Sheena Bora at the hands of mother Indrani Mukerjea have anything to do with the Rs 900 crore that was...

Rapped Twice

Within a week, the CBI has been pulled up twice, once by Bombay High Court and then, by Supreme Court. This has put a...

The housekeeping racket

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]The premier investigating agency has the knack of getting into the news for the wrong reasons. This time, it is over...

'CBI' - 273 News Results

Plea Filed in SC For Court Monitored Probe by CBI Into Pollachi Sex Scandal

Two lawyers from Tamil Nadu on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a court monitored investigation into the Pollachi sex scandal...
Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

Supreme Court Asks CBI for response to Lalu’s Bail Plea

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the CBI to respond to the bail plea of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav  who is in jail...
The CBI has sought Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s trial in the SNC-Lavalin case/Photo: UNI

SNC-Lavalin Graft Case: Ghost From The Past

Above: The CBI has sought Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s trial in the SNC-Lavalin case/Photo: UNI An adverse verdict from the Supreme Court may inflict a...
Jagdish Tytler

CBI tells Delhi court investigations against Tytler to be completed in two months

The CBI has filed a report on the lie-detector tests conducted on businessman Abhishek Verma, an eyewitness of the 1984 anti-sikh riots before a...
The scam-related evidence may have been tampered with at the NIOS head office in Noida/Photo: Anil Shakya

NIOS Exam Racket: Education Up for Sale

Above: The scam-related evidence may have been tampered with at the NIOS head office in Noida/Photo: Anil Shakya In another shocking case of deceit like...
EX ICICI Boss Chanda Kochhar

ICICI-Videocon: CBI issues lookout notice against former ICICI bank chief Chanda Kochhar

The CBI on Friday issued a lookout notice against former CEO of ICICI bank Chanda Kochhar in ICICI-Videocon case. The case pertains to Rs...

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Justice Sikri

To Justice Sikri’s “What’s happening in Bengal”, Kapil Sibal’s riposte, “What’s happening in CBI”

Action packed proceedings in the Supreme Court on separate petitions linked to politically sensitive cases from Bengal  Two separate petitions on politically sensitive issues...

Fifth Day Of CBI Interrogation for Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Wednesday appeared before the CBI here for the fifth day of interrogation in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam ....
Nageswar-Rao

Ex-interim CBI chief’s contempt case: “Go and sit where you were”, CJI raps Rao

Court had fined Nageswara Rao Rs 1 lakh for violating it's orders, directed him to stay in courtroom till the end of board It clearly...

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...
The Diverse Colours of Federalism

The Diverse Colours of Federalism

The thin line between “tyranny” and “liberty” is being increasingly seen today. As the federal design of the nation gets transformed, it has paradoxically...
Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case

SC slams Centre, Bihar Govt in Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case, shifts trial to Delhi...

Supreme Court decision to transfer CBI officer probing the case is a violation of its orders; directs Saket court to complete trial within 6...
Rishi Kumar Shukla

Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as new CBI chief

Former DGP of Madhya Pradesh Rishi Kumar Shukla took over the reins of the CBI on Monday even as the central probe agency continued...
Supreme Court

SC to hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev...

The Supreme Court on Monday (Feb 4) said that it will hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar...
Gomti Riverfront project in Lucknow (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Turning On The Heat

Above: Gomti Riverfront project in Lucknow (file pic)/Photo: UNI Though there’s nothing to suggest that the former CM of UP Akhilesh Yadav is being personally...
Supreme Court

SC seeks CBI, Interim Director response on DSP Bassi’s plea challenging his transfer to...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Feb 1) issued notice and sought response from CBI and CBI Interim Director M Nageshwara Rao on a plea...
Rajiv Saxena

AgustaWestland case: ED gets 4 day custody of Rajeev Saxena

Deported from Dubai, Saxena and Deepak Talwar were arrested by the Enforcement Directorate at the Delhi airport in the wee hours of Thursday The Patiala...

CBI FIR Details How Ex ICICI Boss Kochar Frauded Her Own Bank

On Thursday, the Central Bureau of Investigation  had register an FIR against Chanda Kochhar and his husband Deepak Kochhar and companies, Videocon group MD Venugopal...
EX ICICI Boss Chanda Kochhar

CBI Registers FIR In Case Involving EX ICICI Boss Chanda Kochhar

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered an FIR against Chanda Kochhar and his husband Deepak Kochhar in connection with the Rs 3,250 crore...

Wrestler Narsingh Moves Delhi HC Seeking Time Frame For CBI Probe Conclusion

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has moved the Delhi High Court seeking a time frame for conclusion of the inquiry, which was initiated in 2016 along...
Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Jailhouse Is Home As CBI Court Hands out Life Imprisonment to Ram Rahim,...

By Vipin Pubby in Chandigarh A CBI court in Panchkula has sentenced controversial godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim and three other to life imprisonment for the...
Le Meridien-NDMC Tussle

Le Meridien-NDMC Tussle: Murky Matters

A longstanding financial dispute between Le Meridian and NDMC threatens to change the fate of Le Meridian hotel known for its impeccable service  By...
M Nageswara Rao

Supreme Court To Hear Next Week Plea Chellenging Rao’s Appointment As CBI Chief

The Supreme Court will hear next week a petition challenging M Nageswara Rao's appointment as the interim chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation...
Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge Writes to PM, Protests Appointment of Rao as CBI Interim Director

Senior Congress leader and leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has written to the prime minister Narendra Modi  raising objections...
Sajjan Kumar

Sajjan Kumar conviction in anti-Sikh riots: SC asks CBI to respond

The Supreme Court on Monday (Jan 14) asked CBI to respond to a plea of Sajjan Kumar challenging his conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The...

Lankesh Killing: Linking Four “Murders”

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Journalist Gauri Lankesh, writer MM Kalburgi and activists Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar The apex court has asked the CBI...
Alok Verma

CBI: Gathering Storm

Above: Alok Verma The sordid episode of CBI director Alok Verma’s reinstatement and later sacking shows the power games embroiling India’s top investigating agency. As...
After unceremonious exit as CBI director, Alok Verma moves Supreme Court

Removed As CBI Director 48 Hours After Reinstatement, Alok Verma Quits Service

A day after he was transferred out of the office of CBI Director and posted as Director general of Fire services, Alok Verma refused to...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Rejects CBI Spl Dir Rakesh Asthana’s Plea For Quashing FIRs

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea filed by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana and suspended DSP Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs...
Central Bureau of Investigation

Suspended CBI DSP Devender Kumar moves Delhi HC seeking prohibition on transfers by CBI

Suspended CBI DSP Devender Kumar on Thursday moved an application in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to CBI not to allow the officers...
Central Bureau of Investigation

After 77 Days, Alok Verma Returns To Director’s 10th Floor Office At CBI...

Alok Verma resumed work on Wednesday as the CBI Director, 77 days after the Narendra Modi government sent him on forced leave after the...

CBI vs CBI: SC re-instates Alok Verma

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside Oct 23 order of CVC divesting Alok Verma of his charge to act as head of the CBI. SC...
Christian Michel

AgustaWestland case: Christian Michel judicial custody extended till Feb 26

A Delhi court on Saturday extended judicial custody of Christian Michel, alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case till Feb 26. Special CBI Judge...

“Judiciary Cannot be a Law unto Itself”

In a post-script to the Introduction of the reprint of the book, “The Judiciary and Governance in India”, which is being brought out by...
Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs against them

Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of...

A Delhi High Court single-judge bench of Justice Najmi Waziri on Thursday reserved its verdict on the pleas by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana...
Muzaffarpur shelter home: CBI files chargesheet against Brajesh Thakur and others in POCSO court

Muzaffarpur shelter home: CBI files chargesheet against Brajesh Thakur and others in POCSO court

After investigating the Muzaffarpur shelter home case for 141 days, the CBI on Wednesday submitted chargesheet against key accused Brajesh Thakur and 20 others...
1984 anti-Sikh riots

Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court adjourns hearing of second case against Sajjan Kumar

A Delhi court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on a case registered by CBI against Sajjan Kumar on the recommendations of Justice G T...
The CBI, despite being an autonomous institution, is susceptible to power blocs and palace intrigues in its appointments/Photo: Anil Shakya

In CBI Vs CBI Case, Court Grants Bail To Middleman

A CBI court on Tuesday granted bail to Manoj Prasad, an alleged businessman arrested in the bribery case involving the CBI special director Rakesh...

Demolition Work of Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Begins

Photo Source: Twitter/ANI Preliminary work to demolish the shelter home in Muzaffarpur began on Thursday under the magistrate’s supervision.This was after the local municipal corporation...
AgustaWestland case: Delhi court will act upon recent chargesheet by ED on July 23

Chopper Scam: Christian Michel’s CBI Custody Extended By Five Days

A Special Court in Delhi on Monday extended the CBI custody of Christian Michel the alleged middleman in the Rs 3600 crore AugustaWestland Chopper...

Alok Verma case: Arguments over, SC reserves order

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi reserves order on petition filed by CBI director with his retirement, on Jan 18, fast approaching The Supreme...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: CJI Gogoi quizzes Solicitor General on decision against Alok Verma

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi poses pointed questions on why the selection panel was not consulted before removing Verma With the date of CBI director-in-exile Alok...
Christian Michel

Augusta Westland Scam: British Middleman Michel Sent To 5 Day CBI Custody

Special CBI judge Arvind Kumar on Wednesday sent Christian Michel , the alleged middleman in the Rs 3600 crore Augusta Westland scam to CBI...

AP High Court Says State Govt Has Right To Keep CBI Out

The  Hyderabad High Court  has dismissed a PIL that challenged the Andhra Pradesh government’s order two weeks ago withdrawing the ‘general consent’ given to...

British Middleman In Chopper Deal Arrested, To be Produced In Court Today

British National Christian James Michael, the  alleged middleman in the Rs 3700 crore Augusta Westland chopper scam was extradited to India from Dubai and...

SC Hearing On CBI Chief Verma’s Plea To Resume Today

The Supreme Court will resume the hearing today in the CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition challenging the Centre’s order divesting him of powers and asking him...
CBI court restrains media from reporting on Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case trial

Final Hearings In Sohrabuddin Killings Begin in Special CBI Court in Mumbai

A special CBI court on Monday began final arguments in the encounter deaths of Sohrabuddin Anwar Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, and the rape-cum-murder of...
CBI vs CBI

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC allows Alok Verma’s counsel to inspect case diary in...

Verma’s counsel has told the Delhi High Court that the CBI was trying to derail the investigation against agency’s special director Rakesh Asthana The Delhi...
Supreme Court

SC Slap For Bihar Govt, Transfers All Shelter Homes Cases To CBI

A day after it showed its anger at the Bihar Government’s tardy response to the investigations into the shelter home abuse, the Supreme Court...
Aircel-Maxis case

Govt gives CBI sanction to prosecute Chidambaram, court extends his interim protection till Dec...

Decision of the Patiala House Court comes after CBI says it needs two more weeks to get sanction to prosecute others in the alleged...

Chandrababu Naidu-CBI Tussle: Machiavellian Moves

Above: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee/Photo: UNI Though the AP CM has withdrawn the jurisdiction of the CBI...

SC raps Alok Verma for leaks as his lawyers spar in CJI Gogoi’s court

Fali Nariman says he had no knowledge of Gopal Sankarnarayanan appearing for Verma, CJI laments lack of respect for the Supreme Court After a brief...
Alok Verma

Miffed at leaked CVC inquiry report, CJI adjourns CBI chief’s plea to Nov 29

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told counsels for all parties that they did not deserve a hearing, questioned how leaks were allowed The much awaited hearing...

SC To Hear Alok Verma’s Plea A Day After Officer Makes Damning Allegations

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear CBI chief Alok Verma’s petition challenging the government’s order stripping him of all charges. Yesterday, Verma had...
CBI Head Quarters

CBI Officer Says He Has “Shocking Facts”. CJI Says “Nothing Shocks Us”

The Supreme Court on Monday declined hearing on urgent basis CBI officer Manish Kumar Sinha’s petition seeking to quash his transfer to Nagpur in...
The CBI, despite being an autonomous institution, is susceptible to power blocs and palace intrigues in its appointments/Photo: Anil Shakya

CBI Deputy Ashwini Kumar Gupta Moves Supreme Court against Transfer

With the Supreme Court all set for the hearing the CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition. A Deputy Superintendent of Police in the investigative agency...

Two Big States Out Of Bounds For CBI, Stage Set For Showdown

With two major states, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal withdrawing the ‘general consent’ given to the Central Bureau of Investigations(CBI) to investigate cases falling...

Naidu Govt Tells CBI: Stay Out Of AP

The Andhra Pradesh government has effectively barred the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) from interfering in any case that falls within the state’s borders. The...
After unceremonious exit as CBI director, Alok Verma moves Supreme Court

CBI vs. CBI: Share CVC inquiry report with Alok Verma, says SC

Supreme Court also calls for details of all policy decisions taken by interim CBI chief Nageswara Rao since he assumed office on October 24 The...

Delhi High Court Dismisses “Godman” Daati Maharaj’s Plea On Rape Case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition filed by self-styled godman Daati Maharaj against the court’s decision to transfer probe into...

CBI invokes UAPA sections in the Dabholkar murder case

In the Narendra Dabolkar murder case, CBI has invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) sections concerning to acts of terror against the accused who...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court Rejects Bail Plea Of Bribery Case Middleman

The Delhi High Court On Tuesday turned down the bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad in the bribery case allegedly involving CBI Special Director...

Centre submits affidavit on the Rafale aircraft deal in Supreme Court

Responding to the Supreme Court’s direction during the last hearing on the controversial issue, the Centre has submitted an affidavit on the Rafale aircraft...

Parallels with Reddy arrest and CBI case

The arrest of Gali Janardhana Reddy, former BJP minister and mining baron from Bellary, on the charge of attempting to bribe an Enforcement Directorate...

Apex Court To Take Up CVC Report On CBI Director Alok Verma on Friday

The Supreme Court will take up on Friday the  report submitted by the Central Vigilance Commission that looked into the allegations against the CBI...

CVC Report On CBI Chief Verma To Be Handed To SC Today

A report by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on the corruption charges against the CBI director Alok Verma will be forwarded to a Supreme...

Haren Pandya Case: Skeletons in the Closet

Above: DG Vanzara at Sabarmati Jail after getting bail in the Ishrat Jahan case/Photo: UNI A shocking admission by a witness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh...
Illegal Telephone Exchange Case

Illegal Telephone Exchange Case: Madras HC Rejects Maran Brothers Plea To Quash CBI Charges

The Madras High Court has rejected the plea by Maran brothers—former Union Minister Dayanidhi and his brother and SUN TV owner Kalanidhi—to quash charges...

DELHI DURBAR

Uncaged Parrot The chaos that the government has sunk the CBI into is likely to aggravate in the coming months. The Supreme Court, on November...

Statues of No Limitation

Above: Photo Credit PIB By Dilip Bobb There is something called a statute of limitations, which apparently does not apply to statues of icons. Now that...

Delhi HC reserves verdict on Daati Maharaj’s plea in sexual assault case

The Delhi High Court on Friday (Nov 2) reserved its verdict on a plea by self-styled godman Daati Maharaj challenging high court’s Oct 3...

Chidambaram, Son Karti Get Protection From Arrest Till Nov 26

A Delhi court on Thursday granted extended protection from arrest till November 26 to former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti in...

CBI to Delhi HC: Asthana’s plea for quashing FIR against him is not maintainable...

The CBI in its reply before the Delhi High Court said that the plea by former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana seeking quashing of...
CBI

DSP Devender Kumar gets bail after CBI says he isn’t required for custodial interrogation

Kumar is in the dock over allegations of receiving bribe from Hyderabad-based businessman Sathish Sana who has claimed he also bribed Rakesh Asthana A Delhi...
CBI vs CBI: DSP Devender Kumar and middleman Manoj Prasad sent to 14 days’ judicial custody - India Legal

CBI vs CBI: DSP Devender Kumar and middleman Manoj Prasad sent to 14 days’...

A Delhi court on Tuesday (Oct 30) sent CBI DSP Devender Kumar and Manoj Prasad (middleman) to 14 days’ judicial custody. During today’s hearing, the...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

SC allows “whistleblower” Sana to seek police protection; transferred CBI officer says he has...

Transferred to Port Blair by interim CBI chief, AK Bassi moves Supreme Court challenging order, also wants to testify against Asthana in graft cases Controversial...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov...

The CBI has also been granted additional time to reply to issues raised by its special director on FIR registered against him by the...
CBI: Midnight Massacre

CBI: Midnight Massacre

Above: (L-R) The centre stripped CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana of all powers Once again, the Supreme Court has been dragged...
TIMELY INTERVENTION

TIMELY INTERVENTION

Above: CBI Headquarters in New Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya ~By Inderjit Badhwar In what amounts to an almost laughable self-fulfilling prophesy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),...
Masters of Spin

Masters of Spin

~By Dilip Bobb Generally, in the Indian context, the masters of spin would be Chandra, Bedi, Prasanna, Bhajji and Kumble, to name a few. Yet,...
Alok Verma

SC grants CVC 2 weeks to probe CBI director Alok Verma, restrains interim chief...

CVC enquiry to be monitored by retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik; top court to hear further arguments in case on November 25 The...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Relief for Rakesh Asthana: Delhi HC tells CBI to maintain status quo

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday was told by CBI special director Rakesh Asthana that CBI didn’t take prior sanction to carry out investigation...
Edappadi K. Palaniswami

CBI Investigation: On the Brink

Above: Justice AD Jagadish Chandra of the Madras High Court allowed the petition against CM Palaniswami After Jayalalithaa’s death, Tamil Nadu has hurtled from...
Daati Maharaj

SC to hear plea by Daati Maharaj challenging CBI probe into sexual harassment allegations...

The apex court is likely to hear plea filed by Daati Maharaj challenging the order of Delhi HC of transferring case to CBI to...
Gir Lions: Dying for Pride

Gir Lions: Dying for Pride

Above: Though lions are one of the mainstays of tourism in Gujarat, yet the state government has failed to take action for their welfare/Photo:...
Mallya’s Extradition: A Jigsaw Puzzle

Mallya’s Extradition: A Jigsaw Puzzle

Above: Fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya still has plenty of options and his trial may not end in his deportation/Photo: UNI Unravelling this case will be...
Muzaffarpur sheltar home: SC stays Patna HC order; says formation of new CBI team not needed

Muzaffarpur sheltar home: SC stays Patna HC order; says formation of new CBI team...

The apex court on Tuesday stayed a Patna High Court order which had directed formation of new CBI team to probe the Muzaffarpur Sheltar...
CBI to file fresh charges against Maran brothers

CBI to file fresh charges against Maran brothers

Above: Dayanidhi Maran (left) and Kalanithi Maran/photo:twitter.com The filing of fresh charges against Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi Maran in the infamous BSNL telephone exchange scandal...
Supreme Court

Illegal telephone exchange case: Kalanithi too will have to face trial, says SC

Media baron Kalanithi Maran too, quite like his brother and former union minister Dayanidhi, will have to go and face the trial court in...
SC admits plea challenging dilution of AFSPA

SC admits plea challenging dilution of AFSPA

The top court on Tuesday (August 14) agreed to hear a plea filed by a group of 350 Indian Army soldiers challenging the dilution...
SC seeks reply from Centre on a plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into alleged suicide of bureaucrat

SC seeks reply from Centre on a plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into alleged...

The apex court on Monday (August 13) asked Centre to file its response on a plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into the alleged suicide...
Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Above: The compound of the Dera Sacha Sauda in Sirsa, Haryana Investigating agencies are probing benami deals of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, the convicted former head...
CBI special court grants bail to Kapil Khandelwal, one of the 33 accused in the PNB scam

CBI special court grants bail to Kapil Khandelwal, one of the 33 accused in...

The special CBI court has granted bail to Kapil Maliram Khandelwal, Joint President, Gitanjali Gems Ltd, one of the 33 accused in the PNB...
Apex court admits CBI plea in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case

Apex court admits CBI plea in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case

Above:  Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar coming out of the Dasna jail after being acquitted (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (August...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (August 6) directed CBI to take stringent action against the authorities who have allowed illegal and unauthorized construction...
SNC-Lavalin case: Ghosts of the Past

SNC-Lavalin case: Ghosts of the Past

Above: The SNC-Lavalin case has jolted Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan out of his comfort zone/Photo: UNI Just when everything seemed to be going right for...
Manipur Fake Encounters: Director’s Special

Manipur Fake Encounters: Director’s Special

Above: Protesters in Imphal demanding a probe into fake encounter cases The apex court summons the CBI chief and gives him a tongue-lashing over the...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC grants four weeks time to Ruia brothers to file their replies on...

The Delhi High Court is hearing a CBI plea challenging the acquittal of Essar Group promoters’ Ravikant Ruia, Anshuman Ruia and the proprietors of...
supreme court

Manipur extra-judicial killings: Prune the layers of investigating officers from six to two and...

By Rajesh Kumar The apex court on Monday (July 30) told CBI to prune the layer of investigating officers in Manipur extra-judicial killings case from...
INX Media case

P Chidambaram interim protection extended till August 7

CBI special judge OP Saini on Monday (July 23) extended former finance minister P Chidambaram’s bail till August 7. Chidambaram had approached the court after...
Supreme Court allows Karti to travel abroad

Supreme Court allows Karti to travel abroad

Above: Karti Chidambaram  (file pic) The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
Daati Maharaj rape case: Delhi HC seeks reply from Delhi Police on plea seeking CBI probe against Daati and others

Daati Maharaj rape case: Delhi HC seeks reply from Delhi Police on plea seeking...

Above: Daati Maharaj (file picture) The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 22) sought reply from the Delhi Police on the plea filed by...
Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI is yet to frame charges against the accused

Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI...

The apex court on Friday (July 20) said that bail can’t be granted to former IGP Zahur Haidar Zaidi  (petitioner) and former Shimla SP...
supreme court

Missing evidence to be probed in Saradha scam: SC tells petitioner to approach trial...

The Supreme Court on Monday (July 16) asked a petitioner who wanted the top court interference into some missing evidence to be investigated in...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC casts aspersions on the functioning of state machinery during 1984 riots

~By Kunal Rao Casting aspersions on the functioning of the state machinery during 1984 riots, the Delhi High court asked why it couldn’t stop the...
Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram and son Karti’s interim protection of arrest extended till August 7

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram and son Karti’s interim protection extended till August 7

Patiala House court on Tuesday (July 10) extended the protection from arrest to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the...
Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Above: Former SC judge J Chelameswar/Photo: Anil Shakya The question several judges and legal luminaries are now still pondering about is whether Justice Chelameswar should...
Remains of the plane (file picture)/Photo: ANI

Ghatkopar plane crash: Advocate writes letter to civil aviation ministry seeking CBI probe

Above: Remains of the plane (file picture)/Photo: ANI   A demand for CBI probe has now been made into the Ghatkopar plane crash which happened...
SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

Petition filed by People’s Union for Civil Liberties says 49 people killed in over 1110 police encounters across Uttar Pradesh in past year The Supreme...
PIL moved in Delhi HC seeking transfer of rape case against Daati Maharaj to CBI

PIL moved in Delhi HC seeking transfer of rape case against Daati Maharaj to...

A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court on Monday (July 2) seeking transfer of sexual assault case against self-styled Hindu godman...
PNB Scam: 33 persons named as accused in CBI chargesheet

PNB Scam: 33 persons named as accused in CBI chargesheet

Above: Nirav Modi ( file pic) As many as 33 persons have been named as accused in the two chargesheets filed by CBI in...
INX Media case: CBI goes to SC challenging bail given to Karti by Delhi HC

INX Media case: CBI goes to SC challenging bail given to Karti by Delhi...

The bail given to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media case has been challenged by the CBI in the top court today. CBI said...
WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP

WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP?

~By Inderjit Badhwar Many watching the reality show unfurling in the Delhi lieutenant governor’s waiting room, where the chief minister and three of his cabinet...
Karti Chidambaram talks to supporters during the CBI raid at his Chennai home

Karti Chidambaram Case: Investigation Or Witchhunt?

Above: Karti Chidambaram talks to supporters during the CBI raid at his Chennai home  In their pursuit of Chidambaram and his family members, the...
ED files charge-sheet against Karti Chidambaram, court to take up issue on July 4

ED files charge-sheet against Karti Chidambaram, court to take up issue on July 4

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) on Wednesday (June 13) filed its charge-sheet against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, in the...
Supreme Court

Top court agrees to hear plea by families of dead in Thoothukkudi firing

Families of those who died in in police firing want a doctor of their choice on the board of doctors which is to conduct...
Patiala House Court

Chidambaram gets anticipatory bail

With the Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI) having summoned former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case, Chidambaram had applied for anticipatory bail...
Videography in Investigation: Filming Evidence

Videography in Investigation: Filming Evidence

Above: Installation of CCTV cameras at police stations would bolster India’s criminal justice system/Photo: UNI A Supreme Court directive to include videography in crime probes...
BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger accused in a rape case outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police, in Lucknow (file pic)/ Photo: UNI

Allahabad HC to CBI: File report that impartial investigation is going on in Unnao...

Above: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger accused in a rape case outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police, in Lucknow (file pic)/...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

2G scam: Delhi High Court to hear CBI plea against acquittal of Ruia brothers

The Delhi High Court will hear a plea filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), challenging the special court judgment of acquitting the...
Vyapam’s Slow Death

Vyapam’s Slow Death

Above: Congress activists protesting against the Vyapam scam in New Delhi/Photo: UNI Three years after the Supreme Court entrusted the CBI with the task of...
LTC Scam: Authorised Loot

LTC Scam: Authorised Loot

Above: The exorbitant fares charged by Air India for tickets booked by government employees under the LTC scheme opens up avenues for their misuse As...
Najeeb disappearance case: No evidence to show a crime was committed, CBI tells Delhi HC

Najeeb disappearance case: No evidence to show a crime was committed, CBI tells Delhi...

~By Kunal Rao CBI told Delhi High Court on Friday (May 11) that the case of disappearance of Najeeb Ahmed missing since October 2016...
ISRO spy case: SC orders inquiry to fix responsibility for falsely arresting scientist, destroying his career

ISRO spy case: SC orders inquiry to fix responsibility for falsely arresting scientist, destroying...

Above: Nambi Narayanan (file pic) In the famous case of former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan (now 76), who was falsely implicated and arrested on charges...
Sexual Crimes against Minors: A Different Breed of Killers

A Different Breed of Killers

Though the centre has passed an ordinance to impose the death penalty on child rapists, will it actually stop them from committing these heinous...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

2G scam probe: Delhi HC issues notice to all Essar Group promoters

The Delhi High Court on Friday (April 20) issued notice to seek response of all Essar Group promoters on the CBI's plea challenging their acquittal in...
NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit, death was natural

NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT: SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit,...

Petition scandalous, says bench, stops short of issuing contempt notice The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

2G spectrum scam: CBI moves Delhi HC against acquittal of Ruia brothers

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday (April 18) moved the Delhi High Court, challenging the Special Court judgment acquitting the Ruia brothers and the...
SC agrees to hear if Kathua case will be transferred out of J&K

SC agrees to hear if Kathua case will be transferred out of J&K

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday (April 16) heard the appeal...
Unnao rape case: Allahabad HC asks for progress report; says it will monitor the probe

Unnao rape case: Allahabad HC asks for progress report; says it will monitor the...

Above: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger accused in a rape case outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police, in Lucknow on Wednesday...
Aadhaar linkages case: AG says safeguards have built into the act

Aadhaar linkages case: AG says safeguards have built into the act

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Delhi HC issues notice to Karti’s CA in ED plea against bail

Delhi HC issues notice to Karti’s CA in ED plea against bail

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya   Reacting to an Enforcement Directorate (ED) appeal against bail granted, Justice AK Pathak of the Delhi High Court...
PIL in SC for CBI enquiry into Unnao rape case

PIL in SC for CBI enquiry into Unnao rape case

Above: BJP MLA from Unnao, Kuldip Singh Sengar, facing rape charges, at the Chief Ministers office, in Lucknow on Monday/Photo: UNI The now infamous...
Lookout circulars against Deepak Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot and others

Lookout circulars against Deepak Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot and others

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Chanda Kochhar, Rajiv Kochhar, Deepak Kochhar and Venugopal Dhoot ICICI and its iconic CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar have been...
Najeeb Ahmed disappearance: Analyse mobile phones by April 30, Delhi HC tells CFSL

Najeeb Ahmed disappearance: Analyse mobile phones by April 30, Delhi HC tells CFSL

The Delhi High Court on Monday (April 2) took the serious note of laxity on the part of Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Chandigarh...
SC to hear demand for CBI probe into suicide of 15-yr-old Ahlcon Public School girl

SC to hear demand for CBI probe into suicide of 15-yr-old Ahlcon Public School...

A plea has been filed on Tuesday (March 27) in the Supreme Court pertaining to the recent alleged suicide of 15-year-old girl studying in...
Peter Mukerjea outside Patiala House Court on March 26, 2018/Photo: Anil Shakya

INX Media bribery case: CBI gets 5 day custody of Peter Mukerjea till March...

Above:  Peter Mukerjea outside Patiala House Court on March 26, 2018/Photo: Anil Shakya The Patiala House Court on Monday (March 26) sent Peter Mukerjea to CBI...
Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Building a Case

Above: Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda (file pic)/Photo: UNI With the apex court coming down hard on the acquisition process by the previous...
Karti Chidambaram (file picture)

Delhi HC grants bail to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture) The Delhi High Court on (March 23) granted bail to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case. The bench...
Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal in Patna (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Centre assures SC that CBI probe is going on in the alleged SSC paper...

Above: Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam  demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal...
CBI to Delhi HC: Rohini ashram founder was last spotted in Nepal; needs more time to locate him

CBI to Delhi HC: Rohini ashram founder was last spotted in Nepal; needs more...

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya The CBI on Thursday (March 15) told the Delhi High Court that Baba Virender Dev Dikshit, the founder of...
Two Leaves bribery case: One accused gets bail; Dhinakaran appears before court

Two Leaves bribery case: One accused gets bail; Dhinakaran appears before court

Former AIADMK treasurer T T V Dhinakaran on Wednesday (March 14) appeared before the Patiala House Court in Two Leaves symbol bribery case. Special CBI Judge...
Delhi HC allows 2 more days of protection to Karti Chidambaram

INX Media case: Trial court sends Karti to Tihar for 13-days, he moves Delhi...

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/UNI Karti Chidambaram, son of former union finance minister P Chidamabaram, was on Monday (March 12), sent into 13-day judicial...
Complete all 2G scam related investigation within 6 months: SC to CBI, ED

Complete all 2G scam related investigation within 6 months: SC to CBI, ED

Above: A Raja (file picture)   Rapping the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate on the knuckles for inordinate delay in completing the probe into various...
SSC paper leaks: SC directs petitioner to hand over the copy of the petition to the govt’s counsels

SSC paper leaks: SC directs petitioner to hand over the copy of the petition...

Above: Above: Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam  demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar...
Nirav Modi’s London Store: Open for Business

Open for Business

Above: Nirav Modi’s jewellery store on Bond Street in London/Photo: thejewelleryeditor.com Even as there is speculation about whether the jewel thief is in New York,...
(Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi

Justice Loya death case: The question is, how did the CBI allow a change...

Above: (Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi    If the Chief Justice (of the Bombay High Court) has no access to...
Karti Chidambaram

CBI wants narco analysis on Karti Chidambaram, appeals to SC

It has been revealed that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had, on Tuesday (March 6), moved three applications in the Supreme Court. These were related...
Karti Chidambaram/Photo: UNI

INX Media bribery case: CBI can keep Karti for 3 more days, rules Patiala...

Above: Karti Chidambaram/Photo: UNI The Patiala House Court on Tuesday (March 6) extended the remand of Karti Chidambaram for three more days in the case...
Karti Chidambaram(file pic)/Photo: UNI

INX Media bribery case: SC denies interim protection to Karti Chidambaram

Above: Karti Chidambaram(file pic)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 6) denied interim protection to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media bribery case. During...
Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal in Patna/ Photo: UNI

SC decides to take up the plea of SSC aspirants even as Centre orders...

Above: Jan Adhikar Party activists during Rail Chakka Jam  demanding for CBI probe against the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam at Rajendra Nagar Terminal...
INX Media bribery case: Karti moves SLP in SC alleging harassment, Court will take up the case tomorrow

INX Media bribery case: Karti moves SLP in SC alleging harassment, Court will take...

Above: Karti Chidambaram(file picture)/Photo: UNI   Karti Chidambaram has moved a special leave petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court on Monday (March 5). The counsel...
Karti Chidambaram’s arrest: Face-Saving Measure?

Face-Saving Measure?

Above: The CBI brings Karti Chidambaram to Patiala House Court in New Delhi after arrest/Photo Courtesy: facebook The arrest of P Chidambaram’s son is being...
Punjab CM’s Son-in-Law: A Case of Vendetta Politics

A Case of Vendetta Politics?

Above: The CBI has filed a case against Simbhaoli Sugars Ltd whose deputy general manager is the CM Amarinder Singh’s son-in-law/Photo: newsheads.in In a shocking...
Patiala House Court reserves order on custodial interrogation and bail of Karti Chidambaram

Patiala House Court extends CBI custody of Karti Chidambaram till March 6

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Patiala House Court on Thursday (March 1) extended CBI custody of Karti Chidambaram till March 6 in...
Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI at Chennai airport, produced before magistrate at Patiala House Court

Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI at Chennai airport, produced before magistrate at Patiala House...

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's Son Karti Chidambaram, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Chennai on Wednesday (February...

Pradyuman murder case: Gurgaon special court acquits school bus driver Ashok Kumar

Above: Ashok Kumar A special court in Gurgaon on Wednesday (February 28) has acquitted school bus driver of Ryan International school, Ashok Kumar in the...

Delhi court grants one day transit remand for Rotomac owner Kothari and his son

Above: Vikram Kothari/Photo Courtesy: facebook The Patiala House Court on Friday (February 23) granted to CBI one day transit remand of Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari...
2G scam case: With Centre also naming ASG Mehta as SPP, irked SC-appointed SPP Grover wants out

2G scam case: With Centre also naming ASG Mehta as SPP, irked SC-appointed SPP...

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Senior Advocate Anand Grover, Special Judge O P Saini, A Raja, Kanimozhi and ASG Tushar Mehta Centre for Public...
Even as another multi-billion dollar shady deal within the Indian banking sector comes to light through the Rs 11,292 crore ($1.8 billion) scam by diamond merchant Nirav Modi, political parties have started the blame game

Nirav Modi’s $1.8 bn scam will leave the banking sector in disarray

Above: Nirav Modi/Photo Courtesy: Facebook  Even as another multi-billion dollar shady deal within the Indian banking sector comes to light through the Rs 11,292...
Hooda Scam: Landing in Trouble

Landing in Trouble

Above: Manesar is the site of an industrial township project and a huge land scam The former CM’s deals, which deprived farmers of crores,...
Sohrabuddin Sheikh Encounter Case: Yet another Hostile Witness

Sohrabuddin Case: Yet Another Hostile Witness

The Bombay High Court order hailed the press as the most powerful watchdog of society. Even as the Bombay High Court quashed a trial court's...
Tytler 1984 case: AAP MLA complains to PM, says change CBI probe team

Tytler 1984 case: AAP MLA complains to PM, says change CBI probe team

In a seemingly political move – though who would be the beneficiary in this is not clear – HS Phoolka, senior lawyer and Aam...
Indrani Mukerjea

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea sent to 14 more days of judicial remand

Above: File picture of Indrani Mukerjea (UNI) Patiala House Court judge Sunil Rana on Wednesday (February 7) sentg former chief of INX Media Indrani Mukerjea to a further...
Delhi High Court

Fake encounter killing of MBA student: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 7 policemen

 The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (February 6) upheld the conviction and sentences handed by a lower court on seven policemen of Uttarakhand in...
NTPC headquarters in Noida

Top NTPC Official Suspended

Above: NTPC headquarters in Noida The CBI has filed a case against Kulamani Biswal, the finance director of NTPC for accepting Rs 5 lakh as...
CBI moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order in Bofors case

CBI moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order in Bofors case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday (February 2) moved Supreme Court against a 12-year-old Delhi high court order dismissing the case against the...
Coal allocation scam: CBI asks for time to consolidate 3 cases into one

Coal allocation scam: CBI asks for time to consolidate 3 cases into one

The counsel for the CBI on Wednesday (January 31) prayed before Patiala House Court judge Bharat Parashar that since three cases are pending against the coal allocation scam...
Rajiv assassination case: SC asks CBI to respond to Perarivalan’s plea

Rajiv assassination case: SC asks CBI to respond to Perarivalan’s plea

A Supreme Court Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumati, on Wednesday (January 24), issued notice to the CBI seeking its response to...
Lalu, Jagannath Mishra awarded 5-year jail term in third fodder scam case

Lalu, Jagannath Mishra awarded 5-year jail term in third fodder scam case

Latest case involves siphoning of Rs. 33.67 crore from Chaibasa treasury against allocation of Rs. 7.10 lakh in 1992-93, Lalu was named main conspirator...

Judge Loya death case: Maharashtra Govt submits report to SC, but says not to...

Above: Supreme Court; (inset) Judge Loya The Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Mohan M Shantanagoudar was on Tuesday (January 16) given...

CBI Probe on foreign funds to ex-Punjab MLA reaches SC

A probe against funds to a former Punjab MLA came up before the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar...

Another company’s deals linked to Karti Chidambaram

​A case related to Karti Chidambaram’s foreign deals, involving another company was being heard by the Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and...
ITPO Building/ Photo Courtesy 99acres.com

Delhi court grants bail to Sanjay Kulkarni accused of corruption in re-development project

Above: ITPO Building/ Photo Courtesy 99acres.com The Patiala House Court on Tuesday (January 9) granted bail to Sanjay Kulkarni, one of the accused in...

SC to hear Karti plea to fly abroad tomorrow

The Supreme Court will hear the Enforcement Directorate’s case against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, for money laundering on January...
Pradyuman murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of 16-year-old accused

Pradyuman murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of 16-year-old accused

Above: Ryan International School in Bhondsi in Gurugram A Gurugram court on Monday (January 8) rejected the bail plea of 16-year-old accused in the Pradyuman...
Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, was on Saturday, sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in Deoghar Treasury case of...
Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of AK Mittal

Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of AK Mittal

Above: ITPO Building/ Photo Courtesy 99acres.com The Patiala House Court on Friday (January 5) reserved the order on the bail plea of Anoop Kumar Mittal, the Managing...

SC orders unfreezing of Adarsh accounts

The Supreme Court has ordered de-freezing of three bank accounts belonging to the controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society based in Mumbai. A bench comprising Justice...
SC disposes of plea on CCTV during investigation

SC disposes of plea on CCTV during investigation

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) disposed of a plea on the inability to produce CCTV footage before it, saying this was not the...
Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Above: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad convicted in a multi crore fodder scam case,  being taken to the special CBI Court for the announcement of...
Acquitted in 2G scam, Raja writes to Manmohan: I told you so

Acquitted in 2G scam, Raja writes to Manmohan: I told you so

Former Prime Minister who was forced by Opposition protests to accept his telecom minister’s resignation in 2010 replies: I am very happy you stand...
Delhi HC fumes on the inability of agencies to trace Virendra Dev Dikshit

Delhi HC fumes on the inability of agencies to trace Virendra Dev Dikshit

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (January 4) slammed the Delhi Police and other government agencies for unable to...
Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Above: Lalu Prasad Yadav (file picture). Photo: UNI The Ranchi special CBI court on Thursday (January 4) once again deferred the pronouncement of quantum...
Delhi HC stays sentence, Rs 25 lakh fine on Madhu Koda in a coal scam case

Delhi HC stays sentence, Rs 25 lakh fine on Madhu Koda in a coal...

Above: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda gives alms to a beggar as he arrives to appear at the special CBI Court in connection...
UPPSC goes to court against CBI probe

UPPSC goes to court against CBI probe

Above: UPPSC office The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has challenged the scrutiny of the CBI probe in court. The Central government had issued notification...
Members of Parliament engaged in a heated debate in the Lok Sabha. Photo: UNI

Fast-Track Courts: Unequal Before the Law

The government’s decision to set up 12 such courts for legislators comes at a time when there are over 2.8 crore pending cases. Should...
DMK workers rejoice after ex-telecom minister A Raja and party colleague MK Kanimozhi are acquitted in the 2G spectrum case. Photo: UNI

2G Verdict: Prosecution and Perception

The judgment in the 2G case reflects the lack of evidence that left the judge with no choice but to demolish the conspiracy theory    ...
Ranchi CBI court finds Lalu guilty in fodder scam; arrest imminent

Ranchi CBI court finds Lalu guilty in fodder scam; arrest imminent

Above: Lalu Prasad Yadav file picture Quantum of punishment to be announced on January 3, 2018. Lalu Prasad Yadav was on Saturday (December 23) declared guilty...
Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram

Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram

By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court, which had observed that what was going on at the Adhyatmic Vishwavidyalya, Rohini was pretty much like what...
Adarsh housing scam: Bombay HC strikes down Governor’s probe order

Adarsh housing scam: Bombay HC strikes down Governor’s probe order on ex-Maha CM Ashok...

Above: Ashok Chavan. Photo: YouTube Embattled former Maharashtra Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Friday (December 22) got a major relief...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC orders CBI to trace founder of Rohini Asharm in a fortnight

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 22) dealing with the plea alleging confinement of girls in the Adhyatmik...
(Left) MK Kanimozhi and A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21). Photo: UNI

2G scam: A day of acquittals

Above: (Left) MK Kanimozhi and A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21). Photo: UNI The following were the...
Students protesting at the disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed (file picture). Photo: UNI

Najeeb Ahmed case: Delhi HC orders CBI to produce forensic report on mobile phone...

Above: Students protesting at the disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed (file picture). Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Illegal encroachment: Delhi HC comes irked over non-filing of status report

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December 21) came down hard on respondent Jitender Kumar Lalwani – against...
Sexual Assualt case

Delhi HC orders CBI probe into sexual assault case in Rohini ashram

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (December 20) directed the CBI to probe a case of alleged sexual assault on women and minor girls...
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VVIP copter scam: Air Marshal Gujral gets bail

Former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi with others reached the court in the morning for his appearance in the multi-million dollar AgustaWestland VVIP...
Former MP Mahmood A Madani in ticket racket

Former MP Mahmood A Madani in ticket racket

Above: Former MP Mahmood A Madani. Photo: YouTube A case had come up before the court of Sunil Rana, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge,...
Pradyuman murder: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of accused juvenile

Pradyuman murder: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of accused juvenile

Above: Ryan International School in Bhondsi in Gurugram A Gurugram court on Friday (December 15) rejected a bail plea of the accused juvenile in...
Maneka Gandhi (file picture)/Photo: PIB

CBI files closure report in corruption case against Maneka Gandhi

Above: Maneka Gandhi (file picture)/Photo: PIB The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday (December 14) submitted the closure report to Special Judge Sunil...
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI

Madhu Koda, others found guilty in Jharkhand coal scam

Above: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI As expected former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda was found guilty by a special CBI court...
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Photo: UNI

SC judge opts out of Himachal CM assets case

Above: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Photo: UNI Justice A M Khanwilkar on Friday (December 8) recused from hearing the plea alleging that...
Pradyuman Murder: SC reserves judgement on the grant of anticipatory bail to Pintos

Pradyuman Murder: SC reserves judgement on the grant of anticipatory bail to Pintos

Above: The Ryan International School in Bhondsi, Gurugram Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi appearing for the trustees of the Ryan International group contented how can people...
CBI court restrains media from reporting on Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case trial

CBI court restrains media from reporting on Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case trial

Above: (Left) Kausarbi and Sohrabuddin Sheikh Amid renewed interest in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case following conflicting news reports over the mysterious death...
CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

A special CBI court in Bhopal stayed open till 2.30 am on Friday (November 24), to hear the anticipatory bail pleas of over 30...
Medical colleges admission scam: SC strikes down Allahabad HC order allowing illegal admissions

Medical colleges admission scam: SC strikes down Allahabad HC order allowing illegal admissions

Above: Medical college students taking classroom lessons (representative image) Another eye-opening case of scam in medical colleges admission came into the light on Thursday...
Bikis Bano case: No clarity yet on status of convicted police officers

Bilkis Bano case: No clarity yet on status of convicted police officers

Above: Bilkis Bano addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad (file picture).Photo: UNI The police and the Gujarat government’s position regarding the convicted police officials...
Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari/Photo: Anil Shakya

Jama Masjid Imam’s Shahi title contested as being unconstitutional

Above: Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari/Photo: Anil Shakya A PIL on the contentious issue of using titles by religious heads came up for hearing at...
SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to submit Westland papers in a week

SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to submit Westland papers in a week

AgustaWestland helicopter of the Indian Air Force A Supreme Court bench on Thursday (November 16) asked the Chhattisgarh government to produce the original files related...
Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC bench agrees to look into lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram on Monday

Above: Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram talking to mediapersons during the CBI raids at his residence, in Chennai (file...