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CBI told to delay Vyapam Scam investigations ahead of Bihar polls

CBI told to delay Vyapam Scam investigations ahead of Bihar polls

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bihar Assembly elections that are set to be held in October-November 2015, are perhaps the most important elections for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government, after the Lok Sabha elections of 2014, where they won a landslide victory. Is that why perhaps the centre is trying to stall the Central Bureau of Investigation’s probe […]

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CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: CBI and Vigilance Office of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Thursday carried out a surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station in Barh area of Patna district following allegation of corruption in awarding contracts and extortion racket being run by locals in “connivance with influential people”. The surprise check was initiated after […]

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Bihar seeks CBI probe in snooping on BCCI officials

Bihar seeks CBI probe in snooping on BCCI officials

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Claiming that a former Indian cricket board official paid money to a London-based firm to snoop on BCCI officials, secretary of the unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar, Aditya Verma on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a CBI probe in the matter. “I am requesting you to order the CBI to examine the payment […]

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Illegal, Fake Drug Racket Rocks Bihar Assembly

Illegal, Fake Drug Racket Rocks Bihar Assembly

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly today with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when expired medicines were seized from […]

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Bihar Cong president’s wife asked to appear before CBI court

Bihar Cong president’s wife asked to appear before CBI court

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an embarrassment to Bihar Congress president Ashok Kumar Chaudhary, a special CBI court today took cognizance of a supplementary charge sheet in which his wife is accused of obtaining a housing loan on submission of false papers two years ago, and asked her to appear before it on July 31. Special judge Ravindra Patwari issued summons to Chaudhary’s wife Nita Keshkar […]

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Fodder scam: Lalu to record statement in CBI court

Fodder scam: Lalu to record statement in CBI court

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad will record his statement in the fodder scam case and appear in two other Animal Husbandry Department scam cases, in separate CBI courts in Ranchi on Monday. His statement will be recorded by special CBI judge A.K. Rai under CrPC 313 (power to examine the accused) […]

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Bihar CM rules out CBI probe into drug purchase case

Bihar CM rules out CBI probe into drug purchase case

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday ruled out a CBI probe into the purchase and supply of substandard and ‘misbranded’ medicines in Bihar hospitals by Bihar Medical Services Infrastructure Corporation Limited, a public sector undertaking. Leader of opposition in the assembly, Nand Kishore Yadav, demanded a CBI probe into the purchase of medicines […]

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HC rejects PIL for lodging criminal case against Nitish Kumar

HC rejects PIL for lodging criminal case against Nitish Kumar

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against former Railway Minister Nitish Kumar for alleged financial irregularities in extension of railway lines as well as procurements, suspecting the plea to be “motivated”. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R […]

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CBI puts cold RS poll scam on I-T heat – 22 ‘horse-trading’ MLAs under scanner

CBI puts cold RS poll scam on I-T heat – 22 ‘horse-trading’ MLAs under scanner

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ranchi: Nearly two years after the Rajya Sabha 2012 election cash-for-vote scam and two months after the CBI handed a closure report of the case to Jharkhand High Court, the central agency has reopened the probe on a change of tack. The wealth of the most enigmatic character in the high drama of Rajya Sabha 2012 […]

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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to axe 576 govt staffers on corruption charges

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to axe 576 govt staffers on corruption charges

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Call it the AAP effect. The Bihar government has decided to wage a war on corruption and 576 officers and employees are likely to be dismissed from service within two months over graft allegations. Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday reviewed the progress in the investigation of corruption cases against these officers and employees. Since […]

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