Hardening its stand against CBI chief Ranjit Sinha, the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday demanded his immediate sacking from the post, saying he was "unfit" to head the country's premier investigative agency.
Twelve days before his retirement, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Thursday suffered a major blow when the Supreme Court removed him from the 2G scam case, saying the allegations against him of protecting some accused appears to be "prima facie credible".
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Thursday suffered a major blow when the Supreme Court removed him from the 2G scam case, saying the allegations against him of protecting some accused appears to be "prima facie credible".
A senior IPS officer in CBI is the "mole" who supplied documents and file notings to advocate Prashant Bhushan on the basis of which "false and baseless" allegations were made, agency chief Ranjit Sinha claimed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi and six others, including Malaysian business tycoon T Ananda Krishnan were Wednesday summoned as accused by a special 2G court in connection with Aircel-Maxis deal case.
Pending reports on KG Basin, UPA's flagship rural employment scheme MNREGA and indigenous construction of warships are among the 41 subjects selected by Parliament's key Public Accounts Committee for examination in the coming days, though it has skipped the 2G issue.
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Friday filed in the Supreme Court his response to the allegations that he had met accused in 2G cases being probed by the investigating agency at his residence during a period of 15 months from May 2013 to August this year.
The Supreme Court Tuesday appointed senior counsel Anand Grover as special public prosecutor to represent the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate before the special CBI court hearing 2G cases on day-to-day basis.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the Centre for granting environment clearance certificates to mining firms, involved in the extraction of iron ore in Goa, allegedly without proper documentation and verifications.
Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia accused in the 2G case told the Apex Court that its orders barring the High Court from hearing cases and directing trial has turned into an "instrument of torture”.