CBI books Cadbury India for allegedly obtaining factory licence in HP

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against Cadbury India Limited (now Mondolez Foods Pvt Ltd) and Central Excise tax officials for allegedly obtaining a licence of chocolate factory in Himachal Pradesh in 2009-2010. It is alleged that the company in conspiracy with Excise officials availed excise exemption benefits of Rs 240 […]

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BJP targets Congress over crimes against women in Rajasthan

The BJP on Tuesday cited a number of recent cases of rapes in Rajasthan to hit out at the Congress leadership and alleged the state government is busy saving itself instead of serving people. BJP spokesperson Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, an MP from Rajasthan, also reiterated his party’s demand for state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot‘s resignation […]

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Chose to fight anti-Bengal forces in Nandigram as mark of respect to martyrs: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tributes to the agitators who were killed in police firing in Nandigram in 2007 and said she has chosen to fight “anti-Bengal forces” in the constituency as a mark of respect to the martyrs. Banerjee, who is pitted against former lieutenant and BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari […]

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CBI, ED issue summons to TMC leaders, ex-MPs in ponzi scam cases

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Madan Mitra asking him to join investigation in the Saradha scandal. Mitra has been asked to join the probe on March 18. Mitra is Trinamool Congress’ candidate from Kamarhati for the forthcoming state elections. Former Transport Minister was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in 2014 in connection […]

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Farooq Abdullah’s petition challenging ED to come up for hearing in JK High court on Monday

A petition of veteran politician Farooq Abdullah challenging an order of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) of attaching his properties in the erstwhile state will come up for hearing on Monday before a new judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. The plea, which has given a detailed reason for cancelling the provision attachment order […]

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CBI raids places in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh in coal pilferage case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday conducted search operations at several places in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in connection with an alleged illegal coal mining and transportation case in the Asansol-Raniganj belt of West Bengal, sources said. The anti-corruption branch of the CBI raided premises of people in the two states, who […]

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Former bureaucrat of Haryana convicted in DA case

A special CBI court has sentenced Sanjeev Kumar, a 1985-batch Haryana cadre IAS officer, to four and a half years of simple imprisonment for ‘amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income’, 16 years after he was booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation on corruption charges. The special CBI judge had last month […]

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CBI identifies 10 more victims of child sexual abuse by junior engineer, records their statement

The CBI has identified 10 more victims of alleged child sexual abuse by now-suspended Uttar Pradesh Irrigation department junior engineer Ram Bhuwan, the alleged paedophile also accused of selling the illicit acts with kids on the dark web, officials said. Further expanding its exhaustive probe, the central probe agency recorded the statement of these 10 […]

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West Bengal: CBI, ED conduct joint raids at different places in coal scam

Investigation agencies CBI and Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted joint raids at various places in West Bengal in connection with the multi-crore coal pilferage scam, sources in them said. CBI sources said its sleuths raided the official and residential premises of businessman Randhir Kumar Barnwal in Kolkata. ED sources said the agency has started searches […]

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PNB scam case: UK judge to rule on Nirav Modi extradition case on Thursday

Wanted diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who remains behind bars in a London prison as he contests his extradition to India on charges of fraud and money laundering in the estimated USD 2-billion (PNB) scam case, will find out the UK court’s ruling in the nearly two-year-long legal battle on Thursday. The 49-year-old is expected to […]

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