Absconding industrialist Vinay Mittal wanted in Rs 40 cr bank frauds extradited from Indonesia, says CBI
The CBI had registered cases against Mittal in 2014 and 2016 on the request of Corporation Bank and Punjab National Bank (PNB), which is reeling under Rs 13,000 crore bank fraud allegedly perpetrated by Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, they said.
UPSC member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from June 20, a government order said.
The agency filed a list of 90 prosecution witnesses along with the charge sheet in a special CBI court in New Delhi.
Taking its probe further in the railway bribery scam, CBI has recorded the statement of Chairman Railway Board Vinay Mittal in connection with the case allegedly involving former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla.
There are about 14,896 unmanned level crossings across the country and maximum number of accidents take place at these crossings.
Freight hike has already been effected last week and would contribute nearly an additional Rs 15000 crore to the government's kitty.
The post mortem of the Kalka Mail accident on Sunday has started with the Railways trying to figure out what caused the tragedy killing over 65 people and injuring more than 250.
The superfast Delhi-bound Kalka Mail from Howrah jumped off the tracks just after noon in Uttar Pradesh while it was hurtling beyond 100km an hour killing 38 and injuring over 200 passengers.