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CBI raids Amnesty India offices on complaint of Ministry of Home Affairs

Bengaluru/New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided human rights group Amnesty India’s offices in Bengaluru and Delhi after it registered a case of FCRA violation on the complaint of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). CBI officials in Delhi said that the agency has registered a case on November 5 on a complaint received […]

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To deal with child pornography, CBI sets up special unit

New Delhi: In a bid to deal with child pornography, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said that it has set up an Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (OCSAE) Prevention/Investigation Unit under its Special Crime Zone. According to the CBI, the newly specialised unit will collect, collate and disseminate information regarding publication, transmission, […]

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HC rejects Chidambaram’s bail plea in INX Media case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected the bail application of former Finance Minister P. Chidambram in the Enforcement Directorate’s case relating to INX-Media. A single-judge bench of the High Court, presided by Justice Suresh Kumar Kait, turning down the plea for relief observed that the allegations against the veteran politician are “serious” in […]

CBI searches 187 places in bank fraud cases

New Delhi:  The CBI on Tuesday carried out searches at over 187 locations in several states and union territories in connection with alleged bank frauds to the tune of Rs 7,200 crore. A senior CBI official said the agency conducted searches in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil […]

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SC seeks report on Rajiv Gandhi murder conspiracy in 4 weeks

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the countrys premier investigating agency, which has been investigating former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination in association with internal and external agencies for 22 years, but the larger conspiracy, why he was killed, is yet to be unraveled. The matter came up for hearing before the Supreme […]

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CBI searches 169 places in bank frauds worth Rs 7,000 crore

New Delhi: Tightening its noose in bank fraud cases worth Rs 7,000 crore, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday carried out searches at over 169 locations across the country. A senior CBI official said the agency is conducting searches at around 169 places across the country, including in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, […]

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Known for challenging govt, ex-CBI boss Alok Verma now pleads for retirement benefits

New Delhi: Once seen as the most powerful police boss in the country, Alok Verma, the former Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), is running from pillar to post, for the past several months, to seek his basic retirement benefits, including the General Provident Fund (GPF). A 1979 batch IPS officer, Verma’s entire past […]