Articles by Raman Kirpal
May 05, 2015
Badal Inc: Punjab CM's family wealth knows no limitIn just five years, the extended family of Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal has grown its wealth enormously. Did the family use its poiltical clout to further its business prospects?
Aug 28, 2014
Rs 630 cr penalty: How DLF duped home buyers with false promisesLabelling DLF's contracts with home buyers as "blatantly unfair, even exploitative," the CCI's observations in a complaint filed by apartment owners in Belaire project in Gurgaon amount to stinging rebuke
Jul 23, 2014
Damning FIR: CBI says Dayanidhi Maran got Rs 550 cr in Aircel-Maxis dealThe CBI's FIR states that Sun TV was overvalued and thereby kicked off a series of events that led to Maran walking away with a cool Rs 550 crore.
Nov 28, 2013
Tehelka business: Murky deals, profits for Tejpal family, ShomaFirstpost investigations reveal that many investor companies were 'briefcase’ companies, used only for parking funds from unknown destinations.
Oct 22, 2013
Here are smoke signals that PM and Sonia have fallen outWould the CBI go out of its way to put the PM in a spot when it comes directly comes under him? Or is the CBI being driven by forces more powerful than the PM?
Oct 08, 2013
What's holding up Telangana: MPs' business interestsMPs cutting across party lines have business interests and multi-crore contracts in the Telangana region, which could be lost if a separate state is formed.
Oct 03, 2013
Will Chandrababu’s Modi move queer Jagan’s political pitch?Jagan has his back to the wall with CBI putting up strong charges against him. Each charge against him attract a five-year of jail term.
Sep 18, 2013
Jalayagnam: Ramalinga Raju's Maytas got huge YSR largesseSatyam founder Ramalinga Raju got away with huge projects from YSR's Jalayagnam project through Maytas.
Sep 16, 2013
Muzaffarnagar riots: How BJP, SP and BSP fanned the flamesA sustained hate campaign continued for days, even as political leaders in power in Lucknow watched silently, in the build-up to the Muzaffarnagar violence. All political parties feasted on the circumstances.
Sep 13, 2013
Muzaffarnagar: Looking for the 'missing' at Shahpur police stationWhen the curfew was lifted for a longer stretch of time on Thursday, the hunt began for missing family members. About 35 persons have thus far been reported missing, but that number is likely to rise, as the police wait the stipulated 48 hours before registering missing person cases.