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NSA interfered in probe against Rakesh Asthana, says CBI DIG Manish Kumar Sinha in SC plea

The internecine battle within the CBI reached the doorsteps of the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday when agency DIG Manish Kumar Sinha, moving a petition in the Supreme Court, alleged that National Security Adviser Ajit Do

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Eye on 2019, TDP leader Naidu buries anti-Congress past, meets Rahul Gandhi to stitch alliance

TDP leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who has been reaching out to Opposition parties in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, met Congress president Rahul Gandhi Thursday as part of an exerc

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Aircel-Maxis case: ED complaint names Congress leader P Chidambaram, he says will contest if called

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday filed a prosecution complaint in the Aircel-Maxis case against Congress leader P Chidambaram, accusing him of granting Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval illegally to

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CBI vs CBI: In sharp escalation, CBI searches own office, arrests Asthana team member

Dy SP probing Moin Qureshi case held for ‘falsification of records’

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Aborted flight? Rajiv Kochhar stopped at Mumbai airport by CBI

CBI on Thursday stopped Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai while he was about to board a flight to Singapore.

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INX media case: Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI – Top details

It was on the ED’s reference that the CBI registered a case against Karti and INX Media.

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Bikaner land sale case: Setback for Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra? First arrests made, two in custody

Making the first arrests in its probe into alleged money laundering in the Bikaner land scandal, the Enforcement Directorate Friday said it had held two persons, one of whom it identified as a close associate of an “authori

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Ex-judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi in CBI net for graft, sitting judges in phone taps

The CBI claimed to have found “incriminating documents” during searches that provided clues to Quddusi and his associates being allegedly involved in several deals to try and secure favourable orders from courts.

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Amid ongoing standoff in Doklam, Uttarakhand sees brief Chinese intrusion

Amid the ongoing standoff between India and China on the Doklam Plateau east of Sikkim, Chinese soldiers made a brief transgression into Indian territory at the Barahoti area near Chamoli in Uttarakhand on July 25, security s

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CBI raids Karti, alleges got P Chidambaram’s ministry to clear FDI for INX Media

FIR says INX hired firm linked to Karti when FIPB asked questions

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Alleged FEMA violation: ED issues notices to Karti Chidambaram, Vasan Healthcare

The agency also issued a similar notice in the case to the Chennai-based Vasan Health Care for alleged FEMA violation of more than `2,100 crore.

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VVIP chopper deal scam: Former IAF chief SP Tyagi arrested in the AgustaWestland Rs 3,600 cr case

Former Indian Air Force chief S P Tyagi, his cousin Sanjeev alias Julie Tyagi and lawyer-businessman Gautam Khaitan were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday in connection with the R3,600-crore AgustaW

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Rajnath Singh: Govt will bridge any trust deficit with minorities

Even though he remained non-committal on whether BJP would announce a chief ministerial candidate for UP, Singh said his party would win comfortably.

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Malegaon blasts: NIA says ‘military grade RDX’, but quiet on source

The Maharashtra ATS drew this conclusion from forensic tests of swabs taken from the blast site.

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Malegaon case: ATS cited Sadhvi’s phone call, strategy meeting and a bike, NIA rejected all

In the conversations, there are multiple mentions of “Singh Sahab” or “Mr Singh” which, according to ATS, was a reference to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur.

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AgustaWestland chopper scam: UK finds flaws in India’s extradition request

After refusing to deport Vijay Mallya, UK found deficiencies in India’s request seeking extradition of British citizen and alleged middleman in the VVIP chopper deal, Christian Michel.

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DG NIA @ Idea Exchange: Why Pak JIT Pathankot visit is a good beginning, ‘Hindutva terror’ cases & more

Director General of NIA Sharad Kumar denies pressure from either UPA or NDA governments in Hindutva terror cases, plays down witnesses turning hostile in NIA cases, says they are not investigating the Samjhauta blasts anymore

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Bikaner land grab case: ED raids company that sold land to Robert Vadra

The agency conducted searches at "eight premises in Bikaner and nearby areas, belonging to accused Jay Prakash Bagadwa, Ranjeet Singh, Kishore Singh, Gugan Gir and certain government officials", an ED official said.

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AgustaWestland deal: Send us property details of 10 officers of IAF, ministry, ED writes to Defence

Sources said the list of officers was drawn largely on the basis of a handwritten note, allegedly prepared on the directions of suspected middleman James Christian Michel.

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Under ED’s Karti Chidambaram scanner: 2 top venture capital firms with a revolving door between them

In 2005, it raised funds to the tune of US $200 million. This came from WestBridge Ventures II LLC, Mauritius.

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Himachal Pradesh HC notice to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Shimla property case

Priyanka is constructing a house next to the President’s retreat in Shimla’s Chharabra

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VVIP chopper deal: Sonia and Ahmed Patel, a tale of two notes, one typed, the other handwritten

In a letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2015, Michel distanced himself from the hand-written note, saying it had been forged by Haschke. Although he made no direct reference to the typed letter.

VVIP chopper deal: Sonia and Ahmed Patel, a tale of two notes, one typed, the other handwritten

Panama Papers leak: After IT queries, ED asks RBI for details of firms linked to Mossack Fonseca

ED sources said action would be taken against illegal offshore entities under various sections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

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Panama Papers: After IT, ED scans Mossack Fonseca list, seeks inputs from RBI, intel unit

Agency has identified about 500 individuals who established offshore firms

Panama Papers: After IT, ED scans Mossack Fonseca list, seeks inputs from RBI, intel unit

Kingfisher Airlines loan ‘default’ case: CBI investigation focusses on 4 nations

CBI sources said 60 per cent of these transactions were such where money was either sent abroad or brought in.

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Bank Of Baroda forex scam: After nine banks, seven more likely to come under ED lens

Last month, following a case registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against officials of BoB and some exporters, ED cracked down on the network.

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‘We must respect sentiments of all sections of society. That is why we can’t generalise ’

Minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju says consensus is the best way to approach contentious issues such as nation-wide ban on cow slaughter, sees nothing wrong in IAF being deployed against Naxals, and puts the onus on for

‘We must respect sentiments of all sections of society. That is why we can’t generalise ’
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