‘Release caged parrot’: Madras HC asks Centre to make CBI autonomous

August 18, 2021

Issuing a slew of directions to improve the functioning of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday observed that the agency should be made an independent statutory body like the Election Commission or Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Bar & Bench reported | Read more|

CBI Arrests Over Posts Targeting Judges, days Chief Justice Rebuke

August 8, 2021

The CBI has arrested five persons for alleged defamatory posts against Andhra Pradesh High Court judges, days after the Chief Justice of India said that the agencies "do not respond" when lower court judges complain about threats. The complaint by the Andhra court to probe the conspiracy behind the defamatory posts is | Read more|

Mamata Banerjee Visits Nephew's Home Ahead Of CBI Questioning His Wife

February 23, 2021

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today made an unscheduled visit to her nephew Abhishek Banerjee's home before the CBI questioning of his wife in a coal smuggling case. The Chief Minister met with her nephew, a Trinamool Congress MP, and his family for less than 10 minutes before emerging from the apartment accomp | Read more|

CBI Raids 25 Places in Bengal In Connection With Coal Scam

November 28, 2020

The CBI today raided around 40 premises across three states, including 25 in West Bengal, as part of an investigation into a coal mafia case.It is in West Bengal that Anup Majhi, the alleged kingpin of the illegal operation, is based, sources said. The home and offices of the suspect, who lives in Asansol, are being s | Read more|

Maharashtra Ends Blanket Consent To CBI Probes In Clash Over Ratings Case

October 22, 2020

The Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra on Wednesday withdrew the general consent it extended to the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct probe in the state, setting up grounds for a fresh face-off with the BJP. The move makes it necessary for the central agency to get the state government's permission | Read more|

Dairy Maker Kwality Charged By CBI With Rs.1,400 Crore Bank Loan Fraud

September 22, 2020

Kwality Limited, one of the country's most popular dairy product makers, has been charged with cheating a group of banks of Rs. 1,400 crore in a case of fraud filed by the CBI. The investigating agency filed the case after searches at eight locations including Delhi on Monday. Those named by the CBI include Kwality's d | Read more|

Day 2 Of CBI Questioning For Rhea Chakraborty After 10 Hours Yesterday

August 29, 2020

Actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was questioned by the CBI yesterday for over 10 hours in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput case, is to be questioned again today. She had been scheduled to appear before the central agency at 10.30 AM. Chakraborty, 28, who dated Rajput, 34, for a year and left his home on June 8, six | Read more|

CBI Questions Sushant Singh Rajput's Staff Member For Second Day

August 22, 2020

A staff member of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was questioned for the second consecutive day by the CBI, which has taken over the probe in the actor's death after the Supreme Court order. The CBI began its investigation in the death case on Friday, hours after a special 10-member team arrived in Mumbai. | Read more|

CBI In Mumbai, Questions Sushant Singh Rajput's Staff Member, Meets Cops

August 21, 2020

A special team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) - set up to investigate Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death - this morning questioned a staff member of the actor, who was found dead at his home in Mumbai on June 14. The 10-member team, led by Superintendent of Police (SP) Nupur Prasad, reached Mumb | Read more|

Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Supreme Court Orders CBI Probe

August 19, 2020

The Supreme Court today said the CBI will investigate actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death and asked the Mumbai police to hand over all evidence collected so far to the investigating agency. The court also said the FIR registered in Bihar based on the complaint filed by Sushant Singh's father was correct and Bihar was co | Read more|

CBI books 4 Navy officers for generating fake bills

July 30, 2020

The CBI has booked four Navy officers and 14 others for allegedly generating fake bills of Rs 6.76 crore for supplying IT hardware to the Western Naval Command, officials said. Captain Atul Kulkarni, Commanders Mandar Godbole and R P Sharma, and Petty Officer LOG (F&A) Kuldeep Singh Baghel allegedly prepared seven frau | Read more|

CBI launches preliminary enquiry in Defence recruitment scam

July 17, 2020

Nearly two years after the Defence ministry wrote to the CBI seeking investigation into a recruitment scandal, the agency has finally launched a preliminary enquiry. The Department of Defence Production (DDP) vide letter on August 10, 2018, informed the CBI that the department’s vigilance cell had found “serious ir | Read more|