BSP supremo Mayawati and SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo)

Ahead of by-polls, Mayawati and Akhilesh under CBI scanner

New Delhi:  Ahead of the crucial by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, two key opposition leaders, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav, seem to be in big trouble as the CBI probes two fresh cases of corruption involving the two. The Rs 1,100-crore sugar mills scam which unravels the bureaucrat-political nexus, in selling state assets, involves BSP Supremo Mayawati’s […]

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Senior lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover’s premises raided

New Delhi/Mumbai: The CBI on Thursday searched the residence of senior Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover here and in Mumbai for alleged violation of FCRA norms, officials said. The action came almost a month after the CBI registered a case against Mumbai-based NGO Lawyers Collective and its President Anand Grover for […]

Former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati (File Photo/IANS)

CBI books Prajapati, 4 IAS officers in illegal sand mining cases in UP

Lucknow:   The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it has registered two fresh cases against former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati and four IAS officers in the alleged illegal sand mining case and has carried out searches at 12 locations in the state, recovering cash to the tune of Rs 57 lakh. Besides […]

CBI raids 12 places in UP over illegal mining

Lucknow:  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday searched 12 premises in Uttar Pradesh in two separate cases related to illegal mining. The raids were carried out in Bulandshahr, Lucknow, Fatehpur, Azamgarh, Allahabad, Noida, Gorakhpur and Deoria. Cases of illegal mining have been registered against Bulandshahr District Magistrate Abhay Kumar Singh and former Deoria […]

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CBI raids residence of Bulandshahr DM in connection with a probe in illegal mining

Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the residence of Bulandshahr District Magistrate Abhay Kumar Singh on Wednesday in connection to a probe in illegal mining. Sources said that huge amounts of cash had been recovered from the officer’s residence and a note counting machine had been taken in to count the money. The development […]

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CBI raids 110 places across 19 states, UTs in a major crackdown on graft, 30 cases registered

New Delhi: In a nationwide crackdown, the CBI on Tuesday raided 110 places across 19 states and Union Territories, in what is seen as the Modi government’s biggest ever action against corruption. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered around 30 separate cases relating to corruption, criminal misconduct and arms smuggling among others. According to […]

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CBI conducts raids at 110 places in 19 states, UTs, registers 30 cases

New Delhi: In a nationwide crackdown, the CBI on Tuesday searched some 110 places across 19 states and Union Territories in what is being viewed as the Modi government’s biggest ever action against corruption. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered around 30 separate cases relating to corruption, criminal misconduct and arms smuggling among others. […]

CBI Additional Director M. Nageswar Rao (File Photo/IANS)

CBI Additional Director Rao removed, posted as DG Fire Services

New Delhi:  The government on Friday removed CBI Additional Director M. Nageswar Rao and posted him as Director General Fire Services, Civil Services and Home Guard. The government in its order said, “Upon the curtailment of tenure of M. Nageswar Rao, IPS (OD 1986), Additional Director, CBI, by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet and […]

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Pilatus deal: Sanjay Bhandari’s wife received Rs 25.5 crore, says CBI

New Delhi:  Sonia Bhandari, wife of arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, received Rs 25.5 crore from June 2012 to March 2015 from various companies of Sanjay’s associate Deepak Aggarwal, which is suspected as commission paid by Swedish company Pilatus Aircraft Limited to obtain the contract for supplying 75 basic trainer aircraft, according to the Central Bureau […]