India has lost the race for the post of Interpol Secretary General with its Executive Committee appointing Germany`s Juergen Stock as the successor to present incumbent Ronald K Noble of the United States.
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha today refused to be drawn into any debate with former Coal Secretary PC Parakh, who had accused him of not applying mind while registering a case against the ex-bureaucrat in the coalgate scam.
The CBI was in for some harsh words on Tuesday when former Governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi said the central probe agency had gained notoriety as "as government`s hatchet" and "Department of Dirty Tricks" which was clothed in "opacity" with perfume of "mystery".
BJP Tuesday demanded clarification from Odisha Chief Minister and CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on their meeting saying "people wants to know what transpired between them as Naveen Patnaik and his ministers are in the orbit of suspicion in coalgate, mining and chit fund scams".
Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha has stoked a controversy with his comment that the UPA government would "have been very happy" if former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah had been named in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.