Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicCentral Bureau of Investigation

Topic: Central Bureau of Investigation

As non-BJP states retaliate to Modi govt’s ‘triple weapon’ attacks, a new MAD doctrine rises

Non-BJP chief ministers are retaliating. If Centre can use its agencies to threaten, intimidate and jail its rivals, so can they. The fightback has become an established pattern and will get more intense.

‘Fabrication of court order’: ED files FIR against Kolkata Police, Centre-Bengal battle escalates

ED officials claim in FIR that Kolkata Police tampered with court order to make Joint Director Kapil Raj provide a voice sample without his consent.

Birbhum killings: CBI report highlights ‘postmaster’ Bhadu Sheikh’s money power, slams police

CBI likely to question senior IPS officers in coming days. Calcutta High Court Friday ordered agency to also take up case of local TMC leader Bhadu Sheikh’s murder.

CBI makes first arrests in Birbhum killings case, nabs 4 suspects who had ‘fled’ to Mumbai

Six officers flew to Mumbai and arrested suspects early Thursday morning. CBI will seek custody after they are produced before Rampurhat court. Suspects yet to be identified.

‘Mob of over 100 ransacked homes, set ablaze houses to kill families’, says CBI’s Birbhum FIR

ThePrint accessed a copy of the FIR filed by the CBI in the Rampurhat violence, based on the local police’s FIR that details the sequence of events that claimed 8 lives last week.

Modi govt vs CBI in SC: Here’s why govt has questioned probe in Hindustan Zinc divestment

SC in November ordered CBI investigation into Vajpayee govt’s 2002 sale of HZL shares to Sterlite. Govt responded with application saying CBI’s basic facts were wrong.

‘Hanging carrots before donkeys’ — how parties opposed bills increasing tenure of CBI, ED chiefs

The Lok Sabha passed the bills extending the tenures to five years after a heated debate. They will now be taken up for discussion in the Rajya Sabha.

Doubters of Modi govt’s extension of ED, CBI directors’ tenure, here’s what you’re missing

Congress, Mahua Moitra and Prashant Bhushan's criticism of the ordinance is valid. But it's not Modi govt's whim. They need to look at SK Mishra's work.

Modi govt brings ordinance to extend ED, CBI directors’ tenure up to 5 years

At present, both agencies' directors are appointed for 2 years. Centre is likely to table a law in Parliament to replace the same. The President has given his assent to the ordinance.

CBI arrests Kapurthala’s rail coach factory chief engineer for taking Rs 1 lakh bribe

According to CBI, the accused was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe from a contractor who undertakes work related to civil & horticulture of RCF in Kapurthala, Punjab.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

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.
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