File Photo of Swami Chinmayanand who has been accused of rape (IANS)

Shahjahanpur rape victim’s family alleges torture by SIT

Lucknow: The family members of the Shahjahanpur rape survivor have filed a 15-page affidavit before the Allahabad High Court accusing the Special Investing Team (SIT) of physically abusing them. The family has also expressed lack of faith and trust in the probe team. The affidavit, filed by the brother of the rape survivor, alleges that […]

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/Facebook)

BJP leaders named as accused by SIT in Chinmayanand extortion case

Shahjahanpur:  BJP leaders D.P. Singh Rathore and Ajit Singh have been named as accused by the Special Investigation Team that is probing the alleged sexual harassment and also the extortion case involving former Union minister Chinmayanand. D.P. Singh Rathore on Sunday was questioned for over 12 hours over his suspected role in the extortion bid […]

Senior Congress leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath (File Photo/IANS)

Trouble for Kamal Nath as 1984 riots witness deposes before SIT

New Delhi: In more trouble for senior Congress leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Mukhtyar Singh, a witness in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to record his statement. Singh arrived at the SIT office in south Delhi’s area of Khan Market and shared the details of […]

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/Facebook)

Why SIT booked Chinmayanand under 376C, not 376

Shahjahanpur: It was only after careful deliberation that the Special Investigation Team, probing sexual assault allegations against UP BJP leader Chinmayanand, decided to charge him under section 376C (sexual intercourse by a person in authority) of the IPC instead of section 376 amounting to rape. The SIT had to consider whether the charges under section […]

Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/IANS)

Chinmayanand case: SIT visits woman’s college, collects all papers

Shahjahanpur (UP): The Supreme Court-recommended Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing sexual harassment allegations against former Union minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand is in Shahjahanpur where on Saturday it visited the places mentioned in the FIR filed by the father of the complainant girl. The complainant – a law student – and her family are […]

Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/IANS)

SC orders SIT probe into sexual harassment allegations against BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to set up a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the sexual harassment allegations made by a female LLM student against Swami Chinmayanand, who runs the college. It also asked the Allahabad High Court to monitor the matter. A bench headed by Justice R. […]

Karnataka Congress rebel legislator R. Roshan Baig (File Photo)

Cops let off Karnataka Congress rebel MLA after quizzing

Bengaluru:  The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore Ponzi scam freed Karnataka Congress rebel legislator R. Roshan Baig from detention after quizzing him for over 9 hours, said an official on Tuesday. “Baig has been freed from detention after interrogation in connection with the Ponzi scheme case in which its prime accused (Mansoor Ali […]