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.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday declined to comment on the controversy over the meetings which CBI Director Ranjit Sinha is purported to have had with some of the accused in the 2G and coal-block allocation scams.
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha was on Monday directed by the Supreme Court to come out in "black and white" on averments made against him for allegedly entertaining scam-tainted visitors at his official residence here, saying that it is a "serious" issue.
Even after the rejection of its plea by the government, a defiant CBI Monday reiterated its stand that its director be granted the status of ex-officio secretary to the government so that he could directly communicate with the minister for DoPT and appoint counsels to represent the agency in courts.
With betting in IPL tournament estimated to be around Rs 66,000 crore business, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Tuesday said there is no harm in legalising betting as there was no point in a ban which cannot be enforced.