CBI denies letter written on extraneous considerations in coal cases

New Delhi, May 4 : The CBI on Wednesday denied a news report that a CBI official probing one of the coal scam cases wrote a letter to its director that the probe in some cases was botched by certain investigating officers for extraneous considerations. Senior advocate Amrendra Sharan, appearing for the Central Bureau of […]

Centre seeks two days’ time on Uttarakhand floor test

New Delhi, May 4 : The central government on Wednesday sought two days’ time to “seriously consider” the Supreme Court’s suggestion to go for a floor test in the Uttarakhand assembly. This is in contrast to its position on April 27 when the government was resisting a floor test in the state assembly. The apex […]

Delhi HC blames shoddy police work for high acquittal rate

New Delhi, May 4 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed its disappointment over high rate of acquittals in various cases in the high court and sessions court and pointed to shoddy police investigations as the reason. The court went through a Delhi Police report that showed about 81 percent acquittals in the high […]

Agusta probe to focus on names in Italy court judgment: Parrikar

New Delhi, May 4 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the probe in the AgustaWestland helicopter graft case will focus on those named in the Italian court judgment. “There is an agreement that corrupt practices were involved in procurement of AgustaWestland helicopters. The previous government recognised these and put on hold the group […]

Women professionals hit as diesel cabs go off Delhi roads

New Delhi, May 4 : Hundreds of women professionals, particularly those working in BPOs and IT firms, are facing commuting problems as Delhi’s diesel cabs have forced off the road by the Supreme Court, which has refused to extend time for their conversion to CNG. Women employees of Business Process Outsourcing and Information Technology firms […]