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Kishwar Desai

In India, plea bargain trend catching up

Wary of protracted legal battles, the trend of “plea bargain”, where the accused seek to get away with lesser imprisonment or penalty while not contesting the charge, seems to be on the increase.

05 Sep 2016 12:34 AM

Vyapam scam: CBI to quiz ex-minister

The CBI has decided to tighten the net around former Madhya Pradesh education minister Laxmikant Sharma, with the agency planning to examine him again as part of its investigations into the multi-cror

01 Sep 2016 2:26 AM

Bulandshahr rape case: CBI to subject accused to narco, brain-mapping test

In its effort to get some vital clues in the case pertaining to the gangrape of a woman and her teenage daughter in Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh in July, the CBI is contemplating conducting b

27 Aug 2016 6:37 AM

Electronic gadgets will provide vital information on VVIP deal

Outcome of the forensic scrutiny of electronic gadgets recently recovered by the Central probe agencies from the premises of the Indian contacts of Christen Michel James — prime suspect in the VVIP Ag

26 Aug 2016 1:45 AM

CBI seeks US help for probe into Antrix-Devas case

Days after filling the chargesheet in the multi-crore Antrix-Devas spectrum deal case, the CBI is now contemplating sending a judicial request to the US for getting details about a firm based there.

19 Aug 2016 1:31 AM

CBI facing shortage of 1,043 officers

The CBI, which is probing high-profile corruption cases in the country, is facing an acute shortage of “specialised” manpower in key technical areas that are crucial to its functioning.

16 Aug 2016 5:45 AM

7 chargesheets in DJB graft case may haunt Sheila Dikshit

Seeking to be the face of Congress in the poll cauldron of Uttar Pradesh (UP), Sheila Dikshit might be in for some political salvos, thanks to the alleged bungling in Delhi Jal Board (DJB), of which s

14 Aug 2016 1:35 AM

NRHM scam: Accountant was murdered at seniors’ behest

In a startling revelation in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam in UP, the CBI has for the first time concluded that 55-year-old Mahendra Kumar Sharma, posted at a Community Hea

08 Aug 2016 6:41 AM

NREGA scam: CBI to probe senior revenue officials in UP

The CBI, probing the alleged irregularities in the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in Uttar Pradesh, is all set to examine more than ten senior re

05 Aug 2016 12:27 AM

CBI awaits sanction, graft cases stuck

With investigations into various corruption cases stuck at different stages, the CBI is finding it difficult to proceed further in these cases in the absence of prosecution sanctions by competent auth

31 Jul 2016 1:17 AM