Articles tagged under: CBI

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Special CBI Court discharges Vanzara, NK Amin

May 02, 2019

Ahmedabad: A special CBI court today dropped the proceedings against former IPS D G Vanzara and police officer N K Amin in Ishrat Jahan case citing refusal of permission by the Gujarat government to prosecute them. The court of designated CBI Judge J K Pandya who had earlier in August last year rejected the discharge pleas of both the accused officials in the case, today dropped the proceedings as the state government has not granted sanction to the CBI to prosecute them as required...Read More

CBI nabs Controller of Explosive in PESO in Vadodara taking bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh

January 23, 2019
CBI nabs Controller of Explosive in PESO in Vadodara taking bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh

Vadodara: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today arrested a Controller of Explosive, Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) in Vadodara city of Gujarat and a middleman accepting a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh. A CBI officer said that a case was registered U/s 120-B of IPC r/w Sec. 7, 7A & 8 of PC Act, 1988 against Controller of Explosive, PESO, Vadodara; a middleman and unknown persons on the allegations of demanding and agreeing to pay illegal gratification for favou...Read More

CBI nabs EPFO officer in Vadodara for taking bribe, his wife, an officer, was also nabbed for corruption charges last month

January 11, 2019
CBI nabs EPFO officer in Vadodara for taking bribe, his wife, an officer, was also nabbed for corruption charges last month

Vadodara:The CBI today nabbed the Enforcement officer of EPFO office here today taking bribe of Rs 5 lakh from a company. EO Rajnish Tiwari was nabbed on the basis of a tip off from his office in Akota area of Vadodara. A CBI official said that Tiwari had demanded Rs 20 lakh from the company for a technical survey work with regard to PF. He was accepting the first instalment of Rs 5 lakh today when he was arrested. Notably, his wife Paru Tiwari, also an officer in the EPF...Read More

Selection panel meet decides for transfer of CBI Chief Alok Verma; ACC appoints him as DG Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards

January 10, 2019
Selection panel meet decides for transfer of CBI Chief Alok Verma; ACC appoints him as DG Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards

New Delhi: Following the order of the Supreme Court, the Selection Panel meeting was held. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, opposition leader Kharge and Supreme Court Chief Justice's nominee Justice Sikri were part of the meeting. In a majority decision arrived in meeting(with Kharge's dissenting note), CBI chief Alok Verma's transfer was recommended. The ACC has subsequently posted Shri Verma as DG, Fire Services, Civil Defence, and Home Guards. According to sources, the panel took into acco...Read More

Bribe allegations totally baseless, will retire from politics if proven guilty: Union Minister Haribhai Chaudhary

November 27, 2018
Bribe allegations totally baseless, will retire from politics if proven guilty: Union Minister Haribhai Chaudhary

Palanpur: Union Minister of State for Coal Haribhai P Chaudhary today reiterated that that the allegations of taking money leveled against him by CBI official M K Sinha were completely baseless and he would retire from public life and politic if he was proved guilty. In his address during an event in Samdhi village under his Loksabha constituency Banaskantha in Gujarat, today Haribhai who was keeping mum on the issue since his statement last week, said, ' I want to speak about the a...Read More

CBI Director, special director divested of all powers, sent on leave; Nageswar Rao given interim charge

October 24, 2018
CBI Director, special director divested of all powers, sent on leave; Nageswar Rao given interim charge

New Delhi: CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana have been "divested of all powers" amid an ongoing spat between them, sources said, calling it the first such case in the history of the agency. As an interim measure, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given charge of the CBI to Joint Director M Nageswar Rao, an Odisha-cadre officer, with immediate effect, a government order said. "The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet...Read More

Has State govt nod for prosecution of Vanzara and Amin in Ishrat case: CBI to court

October 22, 2018

Ahmedabad:The CBI today informed a special court here that it has sought permission from the state government under section of 197 of the CRPC for prosecution of former IPS D G Vanzara and another ex-senior cop N K Amin in Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The special CBI court of designated judge J K Pandya had earlier on August 7 rejected the discharge pleas of Vanzara and Amin, both of whom were present in the court during hearing today. CBI sought one month time from th...Read More

CBI files FIR against its own Special Director and Gujarat cadre IPS Rakesh Asthana

October 21, 2018

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) has booked its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana for allegedly accepting Rs 2 crore bribe to sabotage the probe against controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi. The CBI’s Anti-Corruption Unit has arrested one Manoj Kumar, the middleman who allegedly gave money to settle the case on October 16. Senior CBI officials confirmed this unprecedented development and said the FIR was registered against Asthana on October 15 and Manoj has confess...Read More

Vadodara based bank fraud case accused Nitin Sandesara arrested in Dubai

August 15, 2018
Vadodara based bank fraud case accused Nitin Sandesara arrested in Dubai

Ahmedabad: Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara, an absconding director of a Gujarat-based pharma company Sterling Biotech which is being probed in a Rs 5,000 crore fraud case, has been arrested in Dubai by Dubai Police based on a non-bailable arrest warrant issued by an Indian Court, news agency PTI reports quoting officials adding that Indian agencies will try to get Sandesara deported. As per the FIR, the total pending dues of the group of companies were Rs 5,383 crore as on December 31, 2016. The E...Read More

CBI files charge-sheet against Bhatnagars in bank fraud case

July 13, 2018
CBI files charge-sheet against Bhatnagars in bank fraud case

Ahmedabad: The CBI today filed an over 19000 pages charge-sheet and related documents against over half a dozen accused in Rs 2654 crore bank loan defraud case by Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd. (DPIL) in a designated CBI court here. The probe agency in its charge-sheet has accused DPIL founder S N Bhatnagar and his two sons Amit Bhatnagar and Sumit Bhatnagar, MD and Joint MD of the electric equipment manufacturing company and former General Manager of Bank o...Read More