Congress takes CBI war to street, Rahul Gandhi to lead protests

Congress takes CBI war to street, Rahul Gandhi to lead protests

Amid the battle in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Congress president Rahul Gandhi has announced that he will lead the protest outside the investigative agency’s headquarters in Delhi today. Gandhi took to Twitter and said that outside offices of the CBI nationwide, the Congress party will protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s alleged disgraceful […]

CBI files chargesheet against Vyapam scam accused.

CBI files chargesheet against Vyapam scam accused.

The CBI, probing the cases under Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, on Monday filed a chargesheet in a special court here against an accused in connection with the irregularities in Pre-Medical Test (PMT) held in 2009. The chargesheet was filed before the special judge Raghvendra Singh Chouhan against Purshottam Khoiya under various sections of IPC […]

Coalgate: UPA ministers defend PM; CBI says following rule book

New Delhi: A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) triggered a political storm by naming Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and Hindalco in connection with the coal scam, the probe agency on Thursday claimed that it was just following the Supreme Court’s guidelines in this regard. “It’s not our concern what […]

Ishrat Jahan chargesheet – cannon fodder for 2014

Ahmedabad: The preliminary chargesheet filed by the CBI in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case, which blamed the Gujarat police and the Intelligence Bureau (IB) for the cold blooded killing of the 19-year-old Mumbra girl and three others, may play out politically in the run up to 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Though Gujarat Chief Minister […]

Govt seeks to liberate ‘caged parrot’ CBI

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM), headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, to prepare a draft law to insulate CBI from external influence and a draft affidavit within three weeks in the Supreme Court which had made a scathing observations on the agency. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved the […]

Law minister, PMO made changes in coal report, CBI tells SC

New Delhi: In what may spell further trouble for Ashwini Kumar and make his position as the Union Law Minister untenable, the CBI submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday in which they have admitted that changes were made in the report on coal block allocations before it was shared with the judges. […]

Coalgate: CBI should be liberated from political interference, says SC

New Delhi: In a damning indictment, the Supreme Court Tuesday said CBI’s act of sharing the status report on Coalgate with the government has “shaken” the entire investigation process and vowed to “liberate” the agency from political influence and interference. Notwithstanding some strong words, the Supreme Court’s observations and directions in the coal blocks allocation […]