The Supreme Court, on Monday, directed Advocate Prashant Bhushan to reveal source of information regarding guest list at CBI director's residence and CBI file notings. The court has asked Bhushan to submit the name of whistleblower in the controversial visitors log-book in a sealed envelope.
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.
Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to remove CBI Director Ranjit Sinha and initiate disciplinary and criminal action against him for allegedly abusing his official position to protect accused in high profile corruption cases including 2G spectrum and coal block allocation scam.
Facing criticism for his alleged meetings with representatives of companies facing CBI probe, agency's chief Ranjit Sinha on Friday avoided making any comment saying he was already "under fire" from all sides.
JD(U) president Sharad Yadav on Friday attacked CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, accusing him of running a "gang of corrupt officers", and questioned why Narendra Modi government was "silent" though it had been elected on anti-corruption plank.
After the Supreme Court on Thursday sought details regarding entry list of his residence, the beleaguered CBI director Ranjit Sinha offered to recuse himself from the coal scam investigation if the court ordered him to.
The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down the plea of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to gag media from carrying news stories on documents pertaining to the entry of various people who are under its probe at his residence.
Alleged Hawala operator and Kanpur-based meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi has been a frequent visitor to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Ranjit Sinha's residence in the national capital, a news report said on Wednesday.
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.