Chennai: The Crime Branch today arrested the alleged kingpin in the IPL betting racket while conducting searches here. Police conducted searches at the house of the alleged kingpin Prashanth and recovered some mobile phones and laptop besides some documents and cash. Police did not elaborate on the seizure but said they would seek his custody [...]
Five years on, the Aarushi Talwar case continues to hog the headlines. With no major headway, it remains one of India’s biggest murder mysteries. New Delhi: Who killed Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj? Five years after the 14-year-old was found with her throat slit in her Noida home along with the family’s domestic help, there is still [...]
Of all the acronyms that Indian public associate with investigation, CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) is the most common. However, if its functioning is anything to go by, the motto ‘Industry, Impartiality, Integrity’ would be one of the longest-running jokes in the history of the country.
Digvijay Singh’s irksome comments on Supreme Court set a bad precedence. In our system, Judiciary is supposed to be truly independent, and it has the prerogative to make comments based on facts presented to it. Judicial comments are in fact part of the judicial process and ruling. Intolerant politicians like Singh should not be allowed [...]
There has arisen a muted outcry among politicians against judiciary saying the court rules today. On the face of it, it sounds true because every aspect of governance is called into question. Government is perpetually on the brink vis-a-vis judiciary. But then who is to blame, the government or the judiciary? Of course, it is [...]
While many of the Cabinet ministers facing a CBI inquiry are getting the heebie-jeebies, IT minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah appears unperturbed. He used an opportunity for a foreign jaunt and came back revitalised. He goes about with his work and visits his office regularly. His calm poise surprises many. But few dare to ask him for [...]