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17-May-2018 New Delhi

Blue Corner notice issued against Delhi 'godman': CBI to HC

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday apprised the Delhi High Court that an International Blue Corner Notice has been issued against self-styled godman Virendra Dev Dixit, who is on the run.After a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal...

09-Apr-2018 Ranchi

37 convicted in fodder scam case

A special CBI court in Ranchi on Monday convicted 37 people and acquitted five in one of the cases related to the fodder scam.The case (number RC 45A/96) related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 34.91 crore from Dumka treasury during 1991-92 and 1995-96.This...

09-Apr-2018 Mumbai

PNB fallout : CBI may act against top law firm

A leading Mumbai law firm may face action by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the possession of some unauthorised documents pertaining to the ongoing probe in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, official sources said...

08-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

A special CBI court here on Sunday issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs)against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud.The court's move comes following Central Bureau of Investigation...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI questions former RBI Deputy Governor

The CBI on Friday questioned the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) former Deputy Governor Harun Rashid Khan in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, an official said.Informed...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI questions four RBI officials

The CBI on Thursday questioned four Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, an official said.Those questioned includes three Chief...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI questions four RBI officials

The CBI on Thursday questioned four Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, an official said.Those questioned includes three Chief...

01-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

CBI files Rs 19cr UCO bank fraud case

The CBI has registered a fresh bank fraud case amounting to Rs 19.03 crore that was sanctioned by UCO Bank to 18 fake borrowers under various home and property loan schemes with concessional interest rates in 2013 and 2016, it was announced on Sunday.The...

24-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Lalu Prasad sentenced to 14 years jail in fourth fodder scam

Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad will be jailed for 14 years in the fourth fodder scam case he has been convicted in, with a special CBI court here on Saturday sentencing him to seven years each in two cases under it, and ordering the sentences run consecutively.Pronouncing...

24-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Fourth fodder case: Lalu sentenced to 7 years each on two counts

A special CBI court here on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to seven years in jail each in two cases pertaining to the fourth fodder scam case and fined him Rs 60 lakh.It was not immediately clear whether the two sentences would run concurrently...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI lodges case in another bank fraud involving Rs 445 cr

In yet another case of bank fraud, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a case against 31 persons, including a General Manager of IDBI Bank, for allegedly defrauding the lender of Rs 445 crore, given out as loans which have since turned...

22-Mar-2018 Bhopal

CBI arrests Bhopal medical college chairman in Vyapam scam

The CBI has arrested Bhopal's L.N. Medical College Chairman J.N. Chouksey in connection with admission irregularities pertaining to the Pre-Medical Test 2012 conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam, an official said on Thursday.Chouksey,...

19-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Lalu Prasad convicted, Mishra acquitted in fodder scam

A special CBI court here on Monday convicted RJD chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad in the fourth fodder scam case but acquitted another former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra.Judge Shuvapal Singh delivered the judgment relating to fraudulent...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI arrests R.P. Info System directors in Rs 515 cr bank fraud

The CBI on Thursday arrested two directors of Kolkata-based computer manufacturing firm R.P. Info System for allegedly cheating a consortium of banks to the tune of Rs 515.15 crore, an official said.Those arrested have been identified as Shivaji Panja and...

15-Mar-2018 Ranchi

Verdict in 4th fodder scam case involving Lalu Prasad deferred

The judgment in the fourth fodder scam case involving former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad was deferred on Thursday by a special CBI court here.Lalu Prasad filed a fresh petition in the court of Shivapal Singh to make the then Auditor General an accused...

08-Mar-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud accused Choksi says impossible to return to India

Gitanjail Group promoter Mehul Choksi, accused of involvement in the Rs 12,600 crore fraud against the Punjab National Bank (PNB), has said it was "impossible" for him to return to India, citing health reasons and suspension of his passport.In a March 7 dated...

08-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI registers fresh Rs 321 crore case against Nirav Modi

The CBI on Thursday said that it has registered a fresh case against diamantaire Nirav Modi for causing a loss of Rs 321 crore to Punjab National Bank (PNB) by availing different credit facilities between 2013 and 2017.According to a Central Bureau of Investigation...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Karti Chidambaram to spend three more days in CBI custody

A special court on Tuesday extended by three days the custody of Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram after the CBI claimed it had "new substantial evidence" proving his involvement in the INX Media money laundering case.The CBI had sought...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI seeks Karti's custody for nine more days

The CBI on Tuesday sought custody of senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram for nine more days in the INX Media money laundering case.A Special Court hearing the case deferred the matter till 2 p.m. after Karti Chidambaram's lawyer...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi/Mumbai

PNB fraud: CBI questions top Gitanjali official

The CBI on Tuesday began questioning the Vice President of Banking Operations of Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group in connection with its ongoing probe into the multi-crore PNB fraud case, officials said."Vipul Chitalia was picked up for questioning," a Central...

05-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Rs 515 cr bank fraud: CBI interrogates RP Info Systems' director

The Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) interrogated a director of the city-based RP Info Systems in connection with a Rs 515.15-crore fraud on a consortium of 10 banks, an official said on Monday.The agency booked the company which was involved in manufacturing...

05-Mar-2018 New Delhi/Kolkata

CBI grills Kolkata firm's Director in banking fraud case

The CBI on Monday said it questioned a Director of Kolkata-based RP Info System in connection with its ongoing probe into a Rs 515 crore banking fraud."Today Shivaji Panja, one of the Directors of the RP Info Systems, was questioned at the Kolkata branch...

04-Mar-2018 Mumbai

CBI arranges Karti 'encounter' with Indrani Mukerjea

Moving ahead in the INX Media alleged bribery case, the CBI brought Karti Chidambaram, son of ex-Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, face-to-face with murder accused Indrani Mukerjea, here on Sunday.A special Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) six-member team...

01-Mar-2018 New Delhi/Mumbai

CBI arrests PNB's retired officer, ED attaches Choksi's properties

A day after arresting an internal auditor of PNB, the CBI on Thursday said a retired bank Chief Manager has been arrested in the Rs 12,600 crore bank fraud involving jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi.A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...

01-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI gets Karti's custody for questioning till March 6

A court here on Thursday gave the CBI custody of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti for questioning till March 6 in the INX Media alleged bribery case.CBI Judge Sunil Rana gave the order after three hours of heated arguments between Karti's...

01-Mar-2018 New Delhi

PNB case: ED attaches Choksi's properties worth Rs 1,200 cr

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday attached 41 properties of Mehul Choksi of the Gitanjali Group, worth Rs 1,217 crore, in connection with an ongoing probe into the Rs 12,600 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case.An ED official told IANS: "At least...

28-Feb-2018 Chennai

CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram in INX media case

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI from Chennai in connection with its ongoing probe into the INX media case, an official said on Wednesday.The Central Bureau of Investigation official said that he was...

26-Feb-2018 New Delhi

CBI quizzes PNB officials, issues LOCs against 10 firm executives

The CBI on Monday said it questioned Punjab National Bank (PNB) Executive Director K.V. Brahmaji Rao, two General Managers and a retired official in connection with its probe into the Rs 11,300 crore fraud.A Central Bureau of Investigation official said...

26-Feb-2018 Mumbai

PNB fraud: CBI raids top Mumbai law firm

The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) raided the offices of a well-known legal firm as part of the ongoing probe into the Rs 11,300 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud involving billionaire diamond trader Nirav Modi, official sources said here on...

24-Feb-2018 New Delhi

CBI questions PNB MD, Director in $1.8 bn bank fraud

The CBI on Saturday questioned Punjab National Bank (PNB) Managing Director-cum-CEO Sunil Mehta and Executive Director K.V. Brahmaji Rao in connection with the Rs 11,300 crore/$1.8 billion bank fraud case.Both the officials were called at the Central Bureau...

24-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: ED attaches Nirav Modi's properties worth Rs 524 cr

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday said it has attached diamond trader Nirav Modi's 21 immovable properties worth Rs 523.72 crore in connection with an ongoing probe into Rs 11,300-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.The assets include...

24-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Bank scams: Three fresh cases of financial fraud reported

Three fresh cases of financial fraud have come to light after the CBI filed cases against a jeweller, a businessman and a public servant on complaints by three different banks earlier this week, an official said on Saturday.On Thursday, the Central Bureau...

22-Feb-2018 New Delhi

CBI arrests Rotomac firm owner Vikram Kothari, son

The CBI on Thursday arrested Rotomac pen company owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul on charges of cheating a consortium of banks of Rs 3,695 crore (including interest) by siphoning off loans sanctioned to his company for procurement of wheat and other...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Nirav Modi aide Vipul was aware of fraud LoUs : CBI

Vipul Ambani, an arrested aide of fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi, knew about the fraudulent and illegal Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) issued by the Punjab National Bank in the Rs 11,300 crore fraud, CBI officials said on Wednesday.The LoUs were allegedly...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi/Mumbai

CBI arrests PNB GM, seals Nirav Modi's Alibaug farmhouse

The CBI on Wednesday said it has arrested a General Manager-rank officer of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) in connection with the Rs 11,300 crore fraud and sealed diamond merchant Nirav Modi's Alibaug farmhouse in Maharashtra.Rajesh Jindal, who was holding...

20-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI questions 10 bank officials, 18 company employees

The CBI on Tuesday questioned 10 Punjab National Bank (PNB) officials, including an Executive Director, and 18 employees of Nirav Modi and Gitanjali group of firms in Rs 11,300 crore bank fraud case.A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team also conducted...

20-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI continues questioning

The CBI on Tuesday continued questioning 10 Punjab National Bank (PNB) officials including those of General Manager rank and four employees of Nirav Modi group of companies in the Rs 11,300 crore bank fraud case.According to the Central Bureau of Investigation...

20-Feb-2018 Kanpur

CBI raids on Rotomac's Kanpur premises continue

CBI teams on Tuesday continued their searches for the second day in a row at the Kanpur-based house and premises of Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari, involved in a multi-crore loan default case.Informed sources said that mobile phones of all members of the Kothari...

19-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: Chief Bank Manager Bechu Tiwari, two others arrested

The CBI on Monday arrested Punjab National Bank's Brady House branch (Mumbai) Chief Manager Bechu B. Tewari and two of his colleagues in a multi-crore bank fraud case against diamond merchants Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, an official said.Tewari...

19-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Share price of Gitanjali Gems hit lower circuit, PNB slips over 7%

Shares of Gitanjali Gems extended losses for the fourth consecutive session on Monday -- plunging almost 10 per cent to its lower circuit level at Rs 33.80 per scrip -- while those of Punjab National Bank (PNB) slipped over 7 per cent.On a closing basis, PNB's...

19-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Two Gitanjali officials named in CBI FIR resign

Following the unravelling of the $1.8 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, two senior officials of Gitanjali Gems -- Chandrakant Karkare and Pankhuri Warange -- resigned from the company, according to a regulatory filing with the stock exchanges on Monday.The...

19-Feb-2018 New Delhi/Kanpur

CBI raids Rotomac's Kanpur properties

The CBI on Monday raided several locations in Kanpur in connection with a Rs 800 crore loan default by the Rotomac Pen company's chief Vikram Kothari, an official said.Kothari is the chairman and MD at the Kanpur-based Rotomac Global Private Limited.Coming...

19-Feb-2018 Mumbai

PNB fraud fallout: CBI seals Brady House Branch in Mumbai

The CBI on Monday sealed the Brady House Branch of the Punjab National Bank as multiple probe agencies continued with their probe into the Rs 11,515 crore fraud, according to officials.The Central Bureau of Investigation pasted an official notice outside...

18-Feb-2018 New Delhi

CBI questions 11 PNB officials, Nirav Modi's staffer Vipul

The CBI on Sunday questioned 11 Punjab National Bank (PNB) officials as well as Vipul Ambani, the Chief Financing Officer of diamond merchant Nirav Modi's Firestar Internationl company, in connection with the multi-crore bank fraud, an official said.The...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Lookout notice issued - after Nirav escaped

A lookout notice was issued by the CBI against jeweller Nirav Modi and his associates last month in the banking fraud case but by then they had escaped from India, CBI sources said on Thursday.According to the sources, a Look Out Circular was issued against...

02-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

CBI chargesheets Hooda, officials in Manesar land scam

Alleging a multi-crore scam of prime land in Manesar in Haryana's realty goldmine district Gurugram, the CBI on Friday filed a chargesheet in the land deal against former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, senior bureaucrats and others in a court in Panchkula...

23-Jan-2018 New Delhi

CBI files case in Rs 487 cr coal import scam

The CBI has registered a case against certain officials of NTPC, MMTC, APCPL and a private energy firm on charges of cheating the exchequer of Rs 487 crore by importing inferior quality coal from 2011-12 to 2014-15, an official said on Tuesday.The central...

22-Jan-2018 Chandigarh/New Delhi

CBI arrests Punjab Transport Department officials for bribery

The CBI on Monday arrested a Superintendent and a clerk of the Punjab Transport Department for demanding and accepting a Rs one lakh bribe from an employee of the same department for clearing his dismissal matter, an official said.A Central Bureau of Investigation...

22-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Dismiss Quddusi's plea over leakage of phone transcripts : CBI

The CBI on Monday requested a Delhi court to dismiss a plea by retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi, accused of graft in a medical college scam case, seeking court-monitored investigation into leakage of transcripts of his alleged telephonic conversations...

19-Jan-2018 Srinagar

CBI lodges FIR against officials in FSD Kupwara scam

In connection of misappropriation of stocks, forgery of documents, destruction of evidences, the Central Bureau Investigations (CBI) lodged an FIR against FCI depot officials besides suspends PEG incharge (private entrepreneur guarantee) in Kupwara.Official...

03-Jan-2018 Ranchi

Fodder scam : Lalu's sentencing deferred to Thursday

A special CBI court on Wednesday deferred the sentencing till Thursday of jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad and 15 others in a fodder scam case.The court of Justice Shivapal Singh deferred the sentencing after it was informed...

03-Jan-2018 New Delhi

CBI files three cases against 'godman' for illegally confining girls

The CBI on Wednesday registered three cases against molestation-accused 'godman' Baba Virendra Dev Dixit for allegedly keeping several women and minor girls hostage at his ashram here.The agency took over the case from Delhi Police following the Delhi High...

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