CS Sitaram Kunte, DGP Sanjay Pandey as ‘surrogate’, Maha Sarkar’s plea on summons to real actor Anil Deshmukh, CBI tells HC

The Central Bureau of Investigation told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday that the Maharashtra government’s plea to quash the summons issued by the central agency to state chief secretary Sitaram Kunte and DGP Sanjay Pandey was surrogate. The agency’s counsel, Additional Solicitor General Aman Lekhi, told the court that the “real actor” behind the … Read more

Government extended the tenure of ED Director SK Mishra by one year

Days after the central government brought in an ordinance to allow ED and CBI directors to hold office for five years, the government on Wednesday extended the tenure of ED director Sanjay Kumar Mishra till November 18, 2022. The extended tenure of Mishra, a 1984 batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the Income Tax … Read more

Ordinance extends tenure of CBI, ED directors by 5 years

The Narendra Modi government on Sunday brought two ordinances to extend the tenure of directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) from the current two years to a maximum of five years. The Ordinances will come into force “at once”. The Delhi Special Police Establishment Act and the Central … Read more

CBI, SIT asked to file fresh report in election violence cases

The Calcutta High Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to file a fresh status report in connection with the post-poll violence case on December 23. A bench of newly appointed Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava and Justice IP Mukherjee on Monday took on record the latest … Read more