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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...

03-Jan-2018 Ranchi

CBI court issues notice to Tejashwi Yadav

A special CBI court on Wednesday issued notices to former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and three others over their statements regarding RJD chief Lalu Prasad's conviction in the fodder scam case."The CBI court of Shivapal Singh issued the...

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi

CBI busts human trafficking racket that stranded 23 youth in France

The CBI on Friday said it has busted a human trafficking racket and booked three persons on charges of sending 23 teenaged students to France in 2016 for "a rugby training camp".An FIR was registered on Thursday against Lalit David Dean, Sanjeev Raj and...

21-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Will decide on next course of action: CBI on 2G case verdict

The CBI on Thursday said it will decide on its future course of action after reading the detailed judgement of the special court which acquitted all the 18 accused in the alleged multi-thousand crore rupee 2G spectrum scandal."We are waiting for the detailed...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

NTPC Director questioned in bribery case : CBI

The CBI on Monday said it has questioned the Director (Finance) of country's largest energy conglomerate NTPC Ltd here in connection with an alleged Rs 5 lakh bribery case in which he demanded the money for his trip abroad.Kulamani Biswal was questioned...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Ramdas Athawale's letterhead forged, CBI books three

The CBI on Friday said it has booked three persons for allegedly cheating job aspirants and railway contractors, and extracting money from them by using forged letterheads of Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale.The...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

CBI books five DoPT officials for cheating, forgery

The CBI on Tuesday said it has booked five officials of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on charge of siphoning off government funds.The agency also carried out searches at 11 premises of the accused officials and private persons in Delhi,...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

CBI questions bus conductor's kin in Ryan murder case

The CBI on Tuesday questioned O.P. Chopra -- a relative of bus conductor Ashok Kumar who was arrested in the Pradhuman Thakur's murder in a Gurugram school -- for over eight hours vis-a-vis his audio clipping regarding the case.A Central Bureau of Investigation...

08-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Ryan student who wanted exams postponed killed Pradhuman: CBI

 A 16-year-old student of Ryan International School in Gurugram who wanted exams and a scheduled meeting between teachers and parents delayed is the prime accused in the murder of Class 2 student Pradhuman Thakur, the CBI said on Wednesday.CBI spokesperson...

01-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Charge sheet against Kolkata chit funds for Rs 335 cr fraud: CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it has filed a charge sheet against the chairman and directors of two Kolkata-based private companies in a chit fund fraud case of Rs 335 crore.The two companies, Angel Agritech Ltd and Angel Rural...

18-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Will look into Michael Hershman's interview on Bofors: CBI

The CBI on Wednesday said it will look into the facts and circumstances mentioned in an interview of Michael Hershman, the first secret Bofors investigator of the Fairfax Group deployed by the Indian government."The agency has learnt of the matter pertaining...

17-Oct-2017 Kochi

Ready to probe Kannur murders: CBI tells High Court

The CBI on Tuesday told the Kerala High Court it is ready to probe all the political murders that took place in Kannur in the past one year, officials said.The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) counsel told this to the court, when a petition by a Kannur-based...

09-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Specifications changed to favour AgustaWestland in chopper deal : CBI

The CBI on Monday told a court here that specifications were changed to enable the AgustaWestland company meet eligibility criteria for the supply of VVIP helicopters.The accused, including former Indian Air Force chief S.P. Tyagi, hatched a criminal conspiracy...

06-Oct-2017 New Delhi

CBI questions Tejashwi Yadav for seven hours in IRCTC case

The CBI questioned RJD chief Lalu Prasad's son Tejashwi Yadav for over seven hours on Friday in connection with its ongoing probe into alleged irregularities in the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract case.Tejashwi Yadav, a former Deputy Chief Minister...

06-Oct-2017 New Delhi

IRCTC case: Tejaswi Yadav appears before CBI

RJD chief Lalu Prasad's son Tejaswi Yadav on Friday appeared before the CBI in connection with the ongoing probe into the 2006 IRCTC hotel case.CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal told IANS that Tejaswi was being questioned at the CBI headquarters here. The...

05-Oct-2017 New Delhi

CBI questions Lalu Prasad in IRCTC case

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday appeared before the CBI here in response to its summons to join investigation in the probe into alleged irregularities in the IRCTC hotels' contract case.Lalu Prasad appeared at the Central Bureau of Investigation headquarters...

27-Sep-2017 Ranchi

CBI arrests railway engineer in Jharkhand

The CBI has arrested a railway engineer for taking a bribe of Rs 3.44 lakh, sources in the agency said on Wednesday.According to CBI sources, Vijar Kumar Yadav, a senior section engineer, was caught red-handed while taking the bribe from a contractor on...

02-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Report of Minister's phone-tapping completely false: CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday dismissed a phone-tapping incident of a Union Minister by the agency in a section of the media as "completely false and malicious".The agency said its work is "clearly defined and its mandate is to probe...

01-Sep-2017 New Delhi

CBI files chargesheet in Rs 3,600 cr AgustaWestland case

The CBI on Friday filed a chargesheet in Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case against former Indian Air Force chief S.P. Tyagi and nine others.The agency submitted the chargesheet before special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge Arvind...

07-Jul-2017 Patna

BJP welcomes CBI raids against Lalu Prasad

The BJP has welcomed CBI raids on RJD chief Lalu Prasad's residence and 12 other places over a fresh case of alleged irregularities in awarding tender for the maintenance of hotels.The Central Bureau of Investigation carried out raids at 12 places in Patna,...

05-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Attempt to muzzle free speech, says NDTV after CBI raid

The CBI on Monday raided NDTV founder Prannoy Roy's residence in Delhi over an alleged bank loan default, which the national news network said was part of the probe agency's "concerted harassment" to muzzle free speech.The Central Bureau of Investigation...

03-Jun-2017 New Delhi

CBI busts Army postings racket, arrests Lt. Col.

The CBI on Saturday said it has busted a transfer racket at the Army Headquarters here with the arrest of a Lt. Colonel and a middleman who took a bribe for the transfer of a Bengaluru-based Army officer to a choice posting.Lt. Col. Ranganathan Suvramani...

03-Jun-2017 New Delhi

CBI arrests army officer, middleman in army transfer racket

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday said it has arrested Lt Col Ranganathan Suvramani Moni and middlemen Gaurav Kohli in an Army transfer racket.The arrests were made from the Army Headquarters here on Friday, a CBI official told IANS.The probe...

04-May-2017 New Delhi

CBI raids Delhi Secretariat over 'security scam' in health department

The CBI on Thursday conducted searches at six places, including the Delhi Secretariat, following alleged irregularities in spending Rs 10 crore on security of Delhi hospitals by former Health Secretary Tarun Seem, considered close to Chief Minister Arvind...

03-May-2017 Mumbai

CBI raids Mumbai IT Commissioner, five others

The CBI raided the residences of an Income Tax Commissioner and at least five other senior officials here on Wednesday morning, official sources said.Among those raided was ITC (Appeals) B.B. Rajendra Prasad who has been arrested along with five other officers...

17-Apr-2017 Kolkata

CBI books top Trinamool leaders in Narada case

The CBI on Monday filed an FIR against 13 persons, including senior leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, in the Narada sting footage case."The list of FIR includes all 12 persons who were purportedly seen receiving money in the Narada sting...

09-Apr-2017 New Delhi

CBI files cases against companies for defrauding banks

The CBI on Sunday registered cases against a Chandigarh-based company and three of its directors for cheating a bank in Punjab of over Rs 1,300 crore, officials said.The Central Bureau of Investigation also registered cases against a Jabalpur-based company...

31-Mar-2017 New Delhi

CBI files chargesheet against Himachal CM, eight others

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others in connection with a disproportionate assets case.The CBI filed the chargesheet here before Special Judge Virender...

29-Mar-2017 Kolkata

CBI files fraud case against Kolkata company and its directors

The CBI on Wednesday registered a case against city-based Shree Mahalaxmi Corporation Pvt. Ltd and two of its directors for misusing funds by taking several loans from State Bank of India for business purposes, a CBI statement said.The case was also lodged...

20-Mar-2017 New Delhi

CBI initiates preliminary enquiry into Narada case

The CBI has initiated a preliminary enquiry into the Narada News sting operation case in which prominent leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress were purportedly seen taking money in exchange of favours to a fictitious company, an official said...

17-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into Narada case

In a jolt to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, the Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a CBI preliminary inquiry into the Narada sting footage case, wherein prominent TMC leaders were seen taking currency notes.Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described...

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