CBI Files Fresh Charge Sheet Against Lalu’s OSD, 2 Others

CBI Files Fresh Charge Sheet Against Lalu’s OSD, 2 Others

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the land-for-jobs case against three individuals, said people in the know. Those chargesheeted include Bhola Yadav, the then officer on special duty to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad when he was the Union railways minister. Besides Bhola Yadav, two candidates (including a woman),…

Says Kochhars’ Arrest by CBI was ‘Abuse of Power’, Upholds Bail
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Says Kochhars’ Arrest by CBI was ‘Abuse of Power’, Upholds Bail

The Bombay High Court (HC) while upholding the interim bail granted to terminated ICICI bank chief, Chanda and her businessman husband Deepak, held that the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) arrest of the couple in an alleged loan fraud case was ‘routine, without application of mind and an abuse of power. It also opined that…

Six Solar Firms Face DRI Probe for ‘Evasion of Duty’
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Six Solar Firms Face DRI Probe for ‘Evasion of Duty’

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has initiated a probe into half a dozen solar companies for possible evasion of customs duty in connection with imports of some parts used in solar panels, people aware of the investigation said. The probe is in connection with underpayment of customs and wrong declaration in the import of…

HC Discharges I-T Official Charged by CBI for Bribery
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HC Discharges I-T Official Charged by CBI for Bribery

The Delhi High Court on Monday discharged Yogendra Mittal, a senior income tax official, of graft charges levelled against him by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly demanding bribes from the prime accused in the multi crore “Stock Guru” case. The CBI had alleged that Mittal took illegal gratification of Rs55-60crore from “Stock…

Amnesty Received Foreign Funds without FCRA Licence: CBI

Amnesty Received Foreign Funds without FCRA Licence: CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a supplementary charge sheet against Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd (AIIPL), its former executive director Aakar Patel, and six other individuals and entities before a special court, people in the know said. The agency—which had booked the human rights NGO and the rest of the accused for…

CBI, DRI Told to ‘Meticulously’ Probe Alleged Over-invoicing
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CBI, DRI Told to ‘Meticulously’ Probe Alleged Over-invoicing

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) to “meticulously and expeditiously” look into the allegations of over-invoicing of coal imports and equipment by several companies, including Adani Group and Essar Group, and take appropriate actions in accordance with the law….

Taxman Told to be Watchful in Sending Out Notices to MNCs for Secondments
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Taxman Told to be Watchful in Sending Out Notices to MNCs for Secondments

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) has directed its field formations to take a nuanced approach in sending show cause notice in the matter of secondment arrangement of companies hiring expats. Secondment is a popular practice among multinational companies under which an employee works with an Indian entity while being on the…

FBI, CBI Chiefs Discuss Exchange of Info

FBI, CBI Chiefs Discuss Exchange of Info

In the backdrop of Washington’s allegations about an Indian link to a foiled plot to kill Sikh separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on the American soil, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday focused on improving coordination in combating transnational crimes, including reportedly Khalistani extremism. This was decided…

Home Ministry Revokes Church of North India’s FCRA Licence
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Home Ministry Revokes Church of North India’s FCRA Licence

The Union home ministry has revoked the Foreign Contribution Registration Act (FCRA) licence of prominent evangelical organisation , the Church of North India (CNI),active since 1970, for alleged violations of rules, said officials. They said the trust cannot receive or utilise foreign contributions until the licence is renewed. CNI came into existence through the merger…