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 […]

Rajya Sabha passes Bill to replace Collegium system of appointing judges

New Delhi: In a major political victory for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was passed unanimously by the Lok Sabha yesterday. The Bill was passed by a voice vote following a detailed discussion on the government’s proposal to scrap the existing collegium […]

Delhi gang-rape case: SC stays execution of Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed execution of two men convicted for their role in the gang-rape and murder of a physiotherapy student in Delhi in 2012. The apex court bench comprising of Justices Ranjana Prakash Desai and NV Ramana stayed the execution of Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur after the two men appealed […]

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. […]

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