All stories by Abhishek Shukla
AgustaWestland case: Relief to ex-brigadier as CBI closes probe against himRediff.com25 Oct 2022
Saini was accused of demanding bribes from Christian Michel James, an alleged middleman, to favour the company during field evaluation trials held in 2010, officials said.
CBI charges former Allahabad HC judge with graftRediff.com16 Dec 2021
The agency has moved with its charge sheet against Shukla after getting a go ahead from the government to prosecute the retired judge, they said.
CBI gets nod to prosecute retd Allahabad HC judge for corruptionRediff.com26 Nov 2021
The Central Bureau of Investigation has received sanction to prosecute retired Allahabad high court judge Justice S N Shukla in a corruption case for allegedly favouring a private medical college in his orders, officials said.
Naval leak case: CBI files charge sheet against 2 commandersRediff.com24 Nov 2021
In the fresh charge sheet, the agency has also named Commander Ajit Pandey and retired Naval officer commodore Randeep Singh for alleged 'leakage of information related to advance payment related to INS Sindhuratna-MRLC project', they said.
Ex-Air India CMD won't be prosecuted; CBI closes corruption caseRediff.com18 Nov 2021
The CBI has closed a case against former Air India CMD Arvind Jadhav and others over alleged corruption in the appointments of general managers after the central government refused to grant its sanction to prosecute him, officials said. The agency had booked Jadhav, then general manager L P Nakhwa (now retired), and then additional general managers A Kathpalia, Amitabh Singh and Rohit Bhasin after a year-long preliminary enquiry, they said. It was alleged that Jadhav had constituted illegal/irregular promotion panel to recommend suitable candidates for promotion to the post of general manager (operations), they said.
JK accession files: CIC stops short of ordering disclosure of Bucher papersRediff.com10 Oct 2021
The disclosure of files provided by India's second army chief General Sir Roy Bucher to Nehru Memorial Museum and Library about Jammu and Kashmir related to the period of 1947-49, which may throw light on Accession, is in 'national interest,' the central information commission has observed in an order.
Choksi may have taken girlfriend to Dominica for dinner: Antigua PMRediff.com30 May 2021
He said that Government of Dominica and law enforcement agencies, unless the court rules otherwise, can deport him to India because he is an Indian citizen, Antigua News Room reported.
CBI books Rana Kapoor, wife in a fresh corruption caseRediff.com13 Mar 2020
The agency suspects that the discounted transaction for the 1.2 acre-bungalow on Amrita Shergill Marg was a gratification to Kapoor through the company Bliss Abode Pvt Ltd in return for non-realisation of over Rs 1,900 crore in loans from Yes Bank to Gautam Thapar-promoted Avantha Realty and group companies.
After 24 years, Mayawati shares stage with MulayamRediff.com19 Apr 2019
Mulayam Singh and Mayawati fell out after their ruling coalition in Uttar Pradesh crashed in 1995, two years after they came together along with smaller parties to keep the Bharatiya Janata Party out of power.
Pak bills Rs 2.86 lakh as route navigation charges on PM Modi's flightsRediff.com19 Feb 2018
The data gathered by activist Commodore (Retd) Lokesh Batra through his RTI application, show that till June 2016, Indian Air Force aircraft were used for the prime minister's visits to 11 countries -- Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Qatar, Australia, Pakistan, Russia, Iran, Fiji and Singapore.
No records of any previous 'surgical strike', says ArmyRediff.com27 Aug 2017
The RTI application with the defence ministry also sought the definition of the term "surgical strikes" in the records of Indian Army.
Larger CIC bench to hear complaints against 6 political partiesRediff.com2 Aug 2017
The new Bench will start hearing the matter from August 16.
CBI unearths 339 shell companies used to divert Rs 2,900 croreRediff.com7 May 2017
CBI sources said the shell companies were allegedly being used by the suspects to divert loan funds meant for specified purposes, creating fake invoices, and 'round-tripping' of funds to evade taxes and generate black money.
Prez concludes Nepal visit, downplays differences in Indo-Nepal tiesRediff.com5 Nov 2016
During his visit, Mukherjee visited the hotbed of Madhesi protests Janakpur and met ex-servicemen of Gurkha regiments in Pokhra.
Basic pension of ex-servicemen increased 2.57 times under OROP: PrezRediff.com4 Nov 2016
Prez said basic pension of ex-servicemen of the Indian Army has increased by 2.57 times as compared to pension of December 31, 2015.
Namibia assures supply of uranium to IndiaRediff.com17 Jun 2016
Speaking at the State Banquet hosted in the honour of President Pranab Mukherjee, Namibian President Hage Geingob said Namibia commends India's commitment towards peaceful use of nuclear energy.