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CBI A Specialised Agency, Won't Be Affected By Court Observations Against Deshmukh: Delhi HC

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The CBI had started a PE on the orders of the Bombay High Court which had issued the direction while hearing a public interest litigation on allegations of corruption against Deshmukh.

Param Bir Singh Case: SC Says 'Very Disturbing' As Former Police Commissioner Has No Faith In Own Force

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has no faith in his own force and the Maharashtra government has no faith in the CBI, observing this, the Supreme Court said that it is a 'very disturbing scenario.

Delhi HC dismisses Swamy's plea seeking to set aside Air India disinvestment process

The order was passed by a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh. The court said a detailed order will be uploaded.

Court Restrains Publishing Company From Selling, Distributing Book On Former Yes Bank CEO

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kapoor, through his counsels, said the author has made various baseless and scurrilous allegations against him without any basis and has painted him in a negative light as a "villain", a "control freak" and a "fixer".

J'khand Civil Service Exam Irregularities: BJP Creates Ruckus In Assembly, CM Attacks 'Manuwadi' Mindset

Soren, however, said, "There has been no interference from the government (in conducting examinations).

19 December, 2021

Narendra Dabholkar Handed Over File Against Sanatan Sanstha To ATS After He Received Threats: his son tells court

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Narendra Dabholkar, a noted anti-superstition activist, was shot dead on Omkareshwar bridge in Pune while he was on a morning walk on August 20, 2013.

14 December, 2021

SC Acquits Bank Official Accused In Fraudulent Withdrawal Of Rs 10 lakh, Raps CBI For 'Casual' Probe

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Sparing the accused from criminal case, the bench, however, said that it has already held that the appellant was “deemed to be guilty of gross departmental misconduct”, for which the punishment of dismissal from service has been adequately awarded.

26 November, 2021

Narendra Giri Was Under Extreme Mental Trauma: Chargesheet

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In its 19-page chargesheet filed in the Mahant Narendra Giri death case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that accused Anand Giri, Adya Tiwari and Sandeep Tiwari were guilty of abetment to suicide.

24 November, 2021

Not Trying To Scuttle Probe Against Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Government Tells High Court

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In September, the CBI issued summons to chief secretary Kunte and DGP Pandey for questioning in connection with the probe.

23 November, 2021

CBI Tells High Court That Maharashtra Government Plea On Summons To Chief Secretary Was Surrogate

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"This whole episode converges around the role of Deshmukh. Deshmukh has come to court seeking relief and failed. So now, the state has come on his behalf. This is a surrogate petition and the real actor is Anil Deshmukh," Lekhi said.

22 November, 2021

Supreme Court Grants Protection From Arrest To Ex-Mumbai CP, Says Picture Is Very Disturbing

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A bench headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and comprising Justice M.M. Sundresh said: "We do find the picture very disturbing. An earlier commissioner seems to show lack of faith in the police! We wonder what would happen to the common man and what kind of faith they would have in the police. The matter has become curiouser in the battle between the then home minister and the then police commissioner."


18 November, 2021

Under Supreme Court's Order, CBI To Probe Into Centre's Hindustan Zinc Ltd. Disinvestment In 2002

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The Sterlite Opportunities and Ventures Ltd (SOVL), the majority shareholder of HZL has stated before the court that it is not exercising its second call option under the Share Purchase Agreement.

18 November, 2021

Govt Denies Sanction To Prosecute Former Air India CMD

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The CBI has closed a case against former Air India CMD Arvind Jadhav and others over alleged corruption in the appointments of General Managers after the central government refused to grant its sanction to prosecute him, officials said.

02 November, 2021

Submarine Project Information Leak Case: 2 Navy Officers Among Six Charged By CBI

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The accused Navy officers were handling sensitive submarine retro-fitting project.

26 October, 2021

CBI Nabs Navy Officer And Four Others For Leaking Confidential Info About Submarine Project

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It is alleged that the commander had discussed crucial details about the ongoing modernisation project of Kilo class submarines with the two retired officers for alleged illegal gratification.

12 October, 2021

Arms Licensing Racket: CBI Raids Residence Of Baseer Khan, Former Advisor To J&K Lt. Governor

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Baseer Khan, an IAS officer, was promoted to the charge of advisor to the Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir while GC Murmu was in the office. He was relieved of the same this month.

11 October, 2021

CBI Raids Ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh's Premises

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The reason or case pertaining to which the searches are being conducted remain unknown as the agency has not yet divulged the information.


09 October, 2021

CBI Chief Subodh Jaiswal Summoned By Mumbai Police In Phone-Tapping Case

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The case relates to the `leak' of a report prepared by IPS officer Rashmi Shukla about alleged corruption in police transfers in Maharashtra during Subodh Jaiswal's tenure as DGP.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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