An Army Colonel was on Sunday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation on graft charges. It is alleged that the Colonel had taken a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a Pune based company for the supply of a product which is sent to all field formations of the Indian Army.
On Tuesday, the Central Bureau of Investigation issued a statement in which it said that the raid carried out by it in the NDTV case was legal. It cited the Supreme Court’s ruling in which its jurisdiction over private banks was stated.
The CBI has arrested a Lt. Colonel and a middle for their alleged involvement in a transfer and posting racket at the Army Headquarters. The CBI had earlier registered an FIR in this regard.
The Central Bureau of Investigation has opposed the bail plea filed by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virabhadra Singh, accused of corruption charges. The CBI in its application states that it opposes the bail granted to Singh and his wife in connection with a disproportionate assets case.He is the king of the state and is involved in corrupt practices. His medical issues are common and hence the medical ground cited by him should not be considered, the CBI also said.
The Uttar Pradesh government has recommended that the death of IAS Anurag Tewari be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation. The decision was made after the family of the deceased approached Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh has been granted bail by a CBI court in connection with a money laundering case. His wife too has been granted bail while the rest of the accused have been sent to judicial custody. Singh was questioned last month by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a disproportionate assets case.
The CBI has conducted raids at the residence of former union minister P Chidambaram and his son’ house in Chennai. The CBI has raided 16 different locations. The CBI has also conducted raids at Gurgaon, Delhi and Delhi in connection with the same case. The CBI has registered an FIR in relation to the irregularities Foreign Investment Promotion Board Clearance given to the INX media.
It may be recalled that the ED too had probed INX media for forex violations. The CBI raid is a continuation of the investigation done by the Enforcement Directorate which had tracked three transactions done by Karti Chidambaram. Documents pertaining to the same are being searched, the CBI officials said. Further the CBI is also finding out about the Rs 60 lakh that was paid from INX Media to Northstar Software Solutions ltd.
An Army official along with some officers of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) were booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation in an illegal land transfer case. It is alleged that the officials and a private person had illegally transferred land worth around Rs 500 crore to the private person against the decision of the MoD between 2004 and 2006.
A 20 year old hunt finally came to an end. This man who fled India 20 years back after defrauding a bank to the tune of Rs 3.77 crore landed in Goa on a vacation when he was arrested. The man identified as Vinay Kadam landed in Goa with a new name Regan Rollin when he was picked up by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
The CBI had registered two cases against Jignesh Shah and Anjani Sinha of National Stock Exchange Limited, also known as “NSEL scam”, in which funds of Rs 342 crore were allegedly swindled.
The Central Bureau of Investigation has unearthed a major scam in which 393 shell companies allegedly diverted funds to the tune of Rs 2,900 crore. The CBI learnt that shell companies were being used to divert loan funds. It was also revealed that fake invoices and round-tripping of funds were created to evade taxes and pile up black money.