Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicCentral Bureau of Investigation

Topic: Central Bureau of Investigation

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.

Anil Deshmukh moves Bombay HC, seeks quashing of ED summons in money laundering case

The ED had initiated a probe against Deshmukh, who allegedly misused his position & collected Rs 4.70 crore from bars, restaurants in Mumbai through dismissed officer Sachin Waze.

Madras HC calls for overhaul of ‘caged parrot’ CBI, asks Centre to make it autonomous like CAG

Issuing 12 directions that give CBI independence and bring in changes in terms of manpower & resources, Madras High Court says agency must be brought on par with FBI, Scotland Yard.

No grounds to suspect ‘accuracy’ of CBI probe in Unnao survivor’s accident, Delhi court says

A Delhi court upheld the CBI probe that ruled out any foul play in the Unnao rape survivor's accident in 2019, stating there is no evidence of a conspiracy by MLA Kuldeep Sengar.

CBI carries out searches at 40 locations in J&K, Delhi in arms licence case

CBI confirmed that the exercise was being conducted in connection with allegations that between 2012 and 2016, deputy commissioners in J&K had fraudulently issued bulk arms licences.

BOC officials, 3 others booked by CBI for empanelling newspapers with ‘fake’ govt ads

The CBI has alleged that these newspapers fraudulently and dishonestly got empanelled with the DAVP and received advertisements of Rs 62.24 lakh from 2016 to 2019.

Why IPS officers Rakesh Asthana & YC Modi, govt choice for CBI chief post, were ruled out

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana invokes a Supreme Court rule on appointments that has never been used before in the selection of CBI chiefs.

CBI has no jurisdiction to probe coal mining case in West Bengal, prime suspect tells SC

West Bengal govt has come out in support of the suspect, submitting that there is no consent for a CBI probe and that the state had withdrawn general consent two years ago.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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