From Narada to Maharashtra extortion case, Jaiswal has task cut out as CBI boss

New Delhi, May 26: Subodh Kumar Jaiswal was chosen to head the Central Bureau of Investigation by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Subodh Kumar Jaiswal is an IPS officer of the 1985 batch of the Maharashtra cadre. He is a former Director General of Police, Maharashtra succeeding Dattatray Padsalgikar on February 28 2019.

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In Narada plea, CBI cites terror created by Mamata Banerjee’s presence

New Delhi, May 19: In its plea before the Calcutta High Court, the Central Bureau of Investigation has made West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee and law minister, Moloy Ghatak a party in the Narada Bribery Case.

The CBI said it could not seek the custody of the four accused on Monday as a result of the terror related by and at the behest the arrested accused persons by the presence of the Chief Minister and others. After the arrests, a huge crowd of Trinamool workers had gathered outside the CBI’s office in Kolkata.

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Profiteering during a pandemic: When a vial worth Rs 40k is sold at Rs 10 lakh

New Delhi, May 07: With the second wave of COVID-19 raging on and black markers making merry over shortage of medical supplies, the Delhi Police has booked over 300 cases.

The cases pertain to hoarding of drugs, injections and oxygen cylinders. The police have also arrested 140 black marketeers, while 450 vials of Remdesivir injections, 285 oxygen concentrators and 242 oxygen cylinders have been seized.

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CBI files FIR against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in corruption case

New Delhi, Apr 24: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed an FIR against former Maharashtra home minister, Anil Deshmukh against whom corruption charges have been made. The CBI also carried out searches in connection with the case, sources tell oneIndia.

Earlier this month, the CBI questioned Deshmukh in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh.

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With 75 questions, CBI grills Deshmukh for 11 hours on specific allegations

New Delhi, Apr 15: Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh. 

The questioning lasted for 11 hours, during which Deshmukh was asked 75 questions. He was questioned at the DRDO guest house by Abhishek Dular and Kiran S, both superintendent of police rank officers of the CBI. 

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CBI to quiz Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday

New Delhi, Apr 13: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will record the statement of former Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday in connection with the Rs 100 crore extortion allegation levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh. 

On Sunday the CBI questioned two of Deshmukh’s personal assistants for over 4 hours. The questioning took place based on the statements given by Singh and suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Waze against Sanjeev Palande and Kundan Shinde. Singh and Waze said that the two were privy to the demands made by Deshmukh. 

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2019: When Supreme Court shut the Rafale controversy

Rafales-at-a-IAF-baseNew Delhi, Dec 14: It was probably one of the most important defence deals and an extremely crucial one for the Indian Air Force.

In December 2018, the Supreme Court had rejected petitions that sought a court-monitored probe into the purchase of Rafale jets. The issue was debated in Parliament and after the SC rejected the petitions, a review petition was filed, which was heard in open court.

CBI books sitting Allahabad High Court judge in bribery case

cbi22New Delhi, Dec 07: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked a judge of the Allahabad High Court in connection with a bribery case. Justice S N Shukla has been named as a prime accused along with retired Odisha High Court judge, I M Quddusi, who was arrested in the year 2017.

Following the registration of the FIR, the CBI raided the residences of Justice Shukla in Lucknow. The CBI also raided the homes of Justice Quddusi apart from 5 other locations and recovered incriminating material.

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No prior sanction required to try retired government official: Supreme Court

supremeNew Delhi, Dec 06: The Supreme Court in an important judgment has said that there is no need to seek sanction to try retired government officials. The court observed that such protection is available only to public servant during his service.

A Bench comprising Justices U U Lalit and Indu Malhotra said that the requirement for sanction under Section 19 of the Prevention of Corruption Act is only for the serving government employees. There is no bar to initiate prosecution after retirement for the offence committed during the service period.

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