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CBI books four of its personnel for taking bribe from bank fraud accused, conducts searches at 14 locations
India

CBI books four of its personnel for taking bribe from bank fraud accused, conducts searches at 14 locations

The CBI booked deputy superintendents of police RK Rishi and RK Sangwan, Inspector Kapil Dhankad, and Steno Samir Kumar Singh. It also searched the premises of Rishi, who is posted at the CBI Academy, Ghaziabad

Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir

The Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Representation Of People Act, 1950, Census Act 1948 and Prevention Of Corruption Act, 1988, are among the laws which will be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir following Union Cabinet's decision to approve adaptation of central laws under concurrent list to the Union Territory.

Aviation scam: CBI files chargesheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, associates
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Aviation scam: CBI files chargesheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, associates

The CBI on Monday filed a charge sheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in connection with an aviation scam which allegedly led to losses for Air India.

CBI booked over 4,100 public servants in corruption cases in last three years, says MoS Jitendra Singh
India

CBI booked over 4,100 public servants in corruption cases in last three years, says MoS Jitendra Singh

The CBI has informed that 1,767 corruption cases have been registered against 4,123 public servants during 2016, 2017 and 2018.

CBI books ex-Air India chief Arvind Jadhav for misusing his position to grant favours to colleagues
India

CBI books ex-Air India chief Arvind Jadhav for misusing his position to grant favours to colleagues

Jadhav came under the radar of the CBI after reports that he allegedly granted undue favours to his former colleagues

Rafale controversy: Supreme Court verdict is no clean chit to govt; deal may be ill-advised without being illegal
India

Rafale controversy: Supreme Court verdict is no clean chit to govt; deal may be ill-advised without being illegal

The Supreme Court’s Rafale deal judgment is what I would like to call a judgment delivered out of “institutional trauma”.

Blocking CBI: Chandrababu Naidu, Mamata Banerjee’s grandstanding may grab eyeballs but won’t have any real impact
India

Blocking CBI: Chandrababu Naidu, Mamata Banerjee’s grandstanding may grab eyeballs but won’t have any real impact

The ugly infighting within the CBI has created space for political parties to exploit and diminish further the stature of institutions.

Chandrababu Naidu bans CBI from entering Andhra Pradesh: State consent for agency probe remains tricky subject
India

Chandrababu Naidu bans CBI from entering Andhra Pradesh: State consent for agency probe remains tricky subject

Chandrababu Naidu's move, while not unprecedented, comes at a time when the CBI is wound up in litigations of its own, with its credibility on the line.

CBI vs CBI: Alok Verma recommends suspending Rakesh Asthana, but govt mum; sanctity of other probes unclear
India

CBI vs CBI: Alok Verma recommends suspending Rakesh Asthana, but govt mum; sanctity of other probes unclear

Unless the government intervenes immediately, the ongoing war involving two warring factions supported by well-wishers in other agencies is likely to continue.

CBI can book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours under new anti-corruption law, accused can get 7 years in prison
India

CBI can book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours under new anti-corruption law, accused can get 7 years in prison

CBI can now book officials for seeking and accepting sexual favours, expensive club memberships, providing employment to close friends or relatives among others.

Centre says amended anti-corruption law will rein in graft, but bureaucrats and activists claim legal provisions weakened
India

Centre says amended anti-corruption law will rein in graft, but bureaucrats and activists claim legal provisions weakened

The Centre is seeking to project the passage of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act as a major step in its fight against corruption.

Delhi High Court dismisses plea for FIR against Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje in land deal, says no prior sanction was obtained
India

Delhi High Court dismisses plea for FIR against Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje in land deal, says no prior sanction was obtained

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking an FIR and a CBI probe against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her son for allegedly getting compensation of Rs 1.97 crore by selling a piece of government land to NHAI for widening a national highway in 2010.

Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act will ensure this law isn't used to prosecute honest bureaucrats
India

Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act will ensure this law isn't used to prosecute honest bureaucrats

Parliament has recently passed the bill to amend certain key provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

President gives assent for Prevention of Corruption Act; jail term for bribe givers may extend to 7 years
India

President gives assent for Prevention of Corruption Act; jail term for bribe givers may extend to 7 years

Bribe givers can now be punished with a jail term of maximum of seven years under a new anti-corruption law that has got assent from President.

Monsoon Session of Parliament updates: Prakash Javadekar says education budget increased by 70% in four years
Politics

Monsoon Session of Parliament updates: Prakash Javadekar says education budget increased by 70% in four years

As Rajya Sabha discussed The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017, JD(U) leader Harivansh said that road accidents were on the rise since 1970 but the law hasn't been amended accordingly. "People drive while attending phone calls. In Bihar, after prohibition on liquor, the number of road accidents has declined. The government should ensure that there is a strict law on drunk driving,' he said.

Indians put highest level of 'effective trust' in army, followed by SC; govt officials, political parties least trusted
India

Indians put highest level of 'effective trust' in army, followed by SC; govt officials, political parties least trusted

In India, the army enjoys the highest level of "effective trust", followed by the Supreme Court (SC) and the high courts, according to a 2018 study.

Jharkhand coal block scam: Special court orders framing of additional charge against Naveen Jindal
Business

Jharkhand coal block scam: Special court orders framing of additional charge against Naveen Jindal

The court also ordered framing of section 120B (criminal conspiracy) against Jindal Steel's then adviser Anand Goel

Madras HC sets aside order convicting former AIADMK minister Janardhanan, says lower court had 'gone away from charges framed against him'
Politics

Madras HC sets aside order convicting former AIADMK minister Janardhanan, says lower court had 'gone away from charges framed against him'

The Madras High Court has set aside a lower court order from 2005 convicting former AIADMK minister for owning disproportionate assets