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CBI officials who came to raid Kolkata police chief arrested

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials who tried to enter the residence of Kolkata Police Commissioner were arrested today. The CBI officials turned up at the Park street police chief’s residence only to find police guards drag them to the Park Street Police Station and then to the local Shakespeare Sarani police station. The Police Chief Rajeev Kumar and […]

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Former MP Police Chief Rishi Kumar Shukla To Head CBI

A Former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police Rishi Kumar Shukla belonging to the 1983-IPS batch was appointed as the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). His name was chosen from a shortlist of 30 contenders by a committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Mr. Shukla was granted a 2 year term in […]

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AK Sikri quits bench hearing removal of CBI boss Nageswara Rao

Supreme court Justice AK Sikri rescued himself from hearing the petition on the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim chief of CBI. During a hearing last week, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had withdrawn from the bench as he was a member of the high powered committee that appoints the CBI director. After the […]

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Ranjan Gogoi Withdraws From CBI Hearing

The Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi withdrew from the hearing on a case challenging the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI chief. The CJI rescued himself from the bench because he is a member of the high-powered selection committee that picks the successor of Alok Verma. Nageswara Rao took over for the second time after […]

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CBI Chief Alok Verma sacked two days after he was reinstated

CBI director Alok Verma was sacked following a meeting of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Selection Committee in New Delhi. The decision was announced after a two hour long meeting of the committee which met for the second time on Thursday. The selection panel includes Mallikarjun Kharge, the leader of the largest party in the Lok Sabha and […]

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Setback for govt as SC reinstates Alok Verma

Expelled CBI chief Alok Verma was reinstated by the Supreme Court of India today. This, three months after the government of India deprived him of powers and sent him on a forced leave. The SC verdict is a huge setback to the government of India. The SC cancelled the midnight removal order of CBI chief […]

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Vijay Mallya Verdict

The live blog has been concluded. The UK court in Westminster approves extradition request, he will be extradited back to India. This is a huge diplomatic victory for India.  However the legal battle is still not done, Mallya has the right to appeal. The case has now been passed on to the the UK government. […]

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CBI will investigate funds given to Anurag Kashyap and others

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a preliminary enquiry to probe alleged irregularities over payments made to movie directors. Its alleged that excess payments were made to movie directors like Anurag Kashyap and others by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). The movies under scanner were That Girl in the Yellow Boots and The […]