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CBI starts probe into IIT functionary role in graft

The CBI has initiated an enquiry against a top functionary of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar, to probe his alleged role in the irregularities committed in the process of appoint

Air Headquarters move benefited Agusta

Sources said decision of the Air Headquarters to seek opinion from the PMO on the issue changed the direction of the acquisition process in 2003

Enforcement Directorate action on 62 Afghan-owned properties

In its first major action against the immovable properties illegally acquired by foreign nationals in the country, the Enforcement Directorate has decided to initiate attachment proceedings against 62

Agusta: Ratan Tata testifies as witness

Ratan Tata

Former chairman of the Tata Group, Ratan Tata, recently deposed before an Italian court which is hearing case of the alleged corruption in the supply of 12 VVIP helicopters of AgustaWestland to India.

CBI may seek UK help in HAL probe

The CBI is likely to seek assistance of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) of the UK in its investigations into the alleged payoffs to middleman by the London-based Rolls-Royce company to secure defence c

CBI files PE against Google for Mapathon

The CBI has registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) against the Google India private limited to probe the alleged violation of the National Map Policy-2005 by the Internet giant for conducting its “Mapa

Maxis report sought to prosecute 10

The CBI is preparing to file a final report before the trial court in the Aircel-Maxis deal.

CBI chargesheet in Dayanidhi Maran case soon

The CBI, armed with attorney-general Mukul Rohatgi’s opinion that it has “enough prosecutable” evidence to file a chargesheet against former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran in the Aircel-Maxis

CBI meets Gopinath Munde daughter

The CBI has begun its probe into the fatal accident of senior BJP leader and former rural development minister Gopinath Munde in Delhi on June 3.

ED will file chargesheet on Suresh Kalmadi, four others

Suresh Kalmadi

Fresh trouble seems to be in store for former Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi, with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) preparing to file its chargesheet against him and four other form

Despite being a hack for more than three decades, I am yet to be invited for any political iftar party. Thereby, no one can accuse me of holding a grouse against any leader for not marking an invite to me. Throughout his 13 years as the chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi never hosted one, breaking a tradition that his predecessor Keshubhai Patel followed.

Rarely in a diplomat’s career is one lucky enough to have a posting that is important and interesting, combining the elements of classic diplomacy with the new tools of development diplomacy, new media and social networks. Israel and India established full diplomatic relations just 22 years ago during the time of P.V. Narasimha Rao.