Supreme Court agrees to hear appointment of CBI director case next week

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for petitioner NGO Common Cause and RTI activist Anjali Bhardwaj, appealed to the bench, also comprising Justices N L Rao and and S K Kaul, to hear the plea this Friday. Continue Reading

Gutkha scam: CBI summons Minister Vijaya Baskar, aide

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued summons to State Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar and his aide Saravanan asking them to appear before its Anti-Corruption (III) Unit in the city in connection with the multi-crore gutkha scam. Continue Reading

AP withdraws consent to CBI to conduct raids, probe in state

In a significant decision, the Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh has withdrawn the “general consent” accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct raids and carry out investigations in the state. Continue Reading

Lankesh and Dabholkar murders linked: CBI

The killings of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru last year and rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune in 2013 were “linked,” the CBI claimed before a court here. Continue Reading