Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: CBI

CBI raids multiple cities in connection with NSE co-location scam case, sources say

CBI in March had arrested Chitra Ramkrishna, former MD and chief executive of the NSE. Searches were conducted at more than 10 locations in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Gandhinagar, Noida & Gurugram.

CBI raids Lalu Prasad Yadav’s properties in fresh case over graft charges

The case was registered on the charge of taking land from aspirants in return for jobs in the railways during Yadav's tenure as the Union minister in the UPA govt.

In ‘midnight order’ Calcutta HC directs CRPF to seal West Bengal School Service Commission office

The order passed by single bench of Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay followed claims of evidence tampering in alleged 2016 School Service Commission recruitment scam being probed by CBI.

Calcutta HC tells Mamata minister to appear before CBI for ‘recruitment scam’ probe

Inquiry committee constituted by Calcutta HC had reported how 609 allegedly illegal recruitments of Group ‘D’ staff were carried out by West Bengal SSC in 2016.

CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram’s close associate S Bhaskararaman in ‘visa bribery’ case

The bribery case is connected to the clearing of project visas for 263 Chinese Nationals working at Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd in Punjab. S Bhaskararaman emerged as the front man.

Behind fresh CBI raids against Karti, ‘back-door visas for China firm during dad’s MHA tenure’

CBI Tuesday conducted raids at nine locations, including the homes and offices of P. Chidambaram and Karti Chidambaram in Chennai and Delhi, in connection with a corruption case.

CBI searches seven locations across states in connection with IPL ‘match-fixing’ in 2019

CBI had earlier registered two FIRs to probe the syndicates that were involved in organising betting and allegedly influenced the outcome of matches based on inputs from Pakistan.

Fake invoices, impersonation, hawala bribes: How ‘nexus’ of officials & NGOs ran FCRA scam

CBI probing how licences were granted & renewed for bribes, based on complaint filed by MHA. 36 persons, including 7 officials, are named in FIR, and 14 have been arrested.

Ignored lower bids, bought Mumbai building at Rs 100-cr loss — CBI’s charges against J&K Bank

According to FIR, bank purchased property ‘at a high price to confer undue benefit to vendor’, as part of ‘criminal conspiracy’ between its officials & owners of Akruti Gold Builders.

MHA officials, NGOs under scanner as CBI conducts nationwide operations over FCRA violations

The crackdown by the central agency is going on at 40 locations including in Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Mysore and some places in Rajasthan.

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.