Free Press Journal
  • Court rejects Diamond Power owners’ bail plea

    Ahmedabad : A special CBI court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by the owners of Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure (DPIL), which is accused of cheating banks to the tune of Rs 2,654 crore.

  • Sohrabuddin case: Yet another witness turns hostile as count reaches to 48

    Mumbai: Yet another prosecution witness in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and close aide Tulsiram Prajapati, turned hostile on Wednesday. This prosecution witness was one of the important witnesses as his testimony could have trashed the entire ‘encounter’ theory of the accused in the case.

  • Court quashes case against IRB Infra chief, others

    Mumbai : The CBI court in Pune on Wednesday discharged Virendra D. Mhaiskar, chairman and managing director, IRB Infra, and other company officials from all charges levied by the CBI against them in Pune land case, the company said in a statement.

  • Sohrabuddin case: 2 more witnesses turn hostile, taking count to 44

    Mumbai: After a brief gap, the trial in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and aide Tulsiram Prajapati resumed on Monday. Two more prosecution witnesses turned hostile and retracted from their earlier statements while one witness was seen sticking to his statements made before the CBI.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 7 years in prison in Dumka treasury case

    In a major setback to Lalu Prasad Yadav, a special CBI court on Saturday sentenced RJD chief to seven years in jail in the fourth fodder scam case and fined him Rs 30 lakh. Earlier a special CBI court convicted RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in fourth case. The case is related to alleged withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the Dumka treasury when Lalu was the chief minister of Bihar. Besides Lalu,

  • Lucknow court hands over custody of Vikram and Rahul Kothari to CBI

    Lucknow : A CBI court on Saturday handed over the custody of Rotomac pens owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul Kothari to the investigating agency for 11 days in connection with alleged loan default to the tune of Rs 3,695 crore.

  • Rotomac chief, son sent to transit remand, IT seizes 12 bank accounts

    New Delhi : A CBI court on Friday sent Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul to one-day transit remand while the Income Tax department seized 12 bank accounts of the group and issued six prosecution against the businessman in connection with the Rs 3,695 crore loan default.

  • Nirav Modi

    Nirav’s PNB fraud started in 2008, bank officials tell CBI

    New Delhi : The practice of illegally issuing Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) and Foreign Letter of Credit (FLCs) and then rolling them over to favour Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi groups started in 2008 and continued till these were discovered in January this year, according to CBI officials.

  • Ishrat Jahan Case: CBI Court discharges Gujarat in-charge DGP P P Pandey

    Ahmedabad: A special CBI court today discharged former Gujarat in-charge DGP P P Pandey in the 2004 alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others, in which he was an accused. Special CBI court judge J K Pandya allowed Pandey’s discharge application on the ground that there was no evidence against him related to the kidnapping and murder of Ishrat Jahan and three others.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Fodder scam: Verdict in third case involving Lalu, today

    Ranchi (Bihar): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court is expected to pronounce verdict in another fodder scam case on Wednesday. The court through its verdict will decide the fate of 56 accused people, including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra.

  • Import duty evasion case: Sasikala’s husband surrenders before CBI court

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu): Expelled All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V. K. Sasikala’s husband, M Natarajan surrendered before a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday, in connection with a 1994 duty evasion case regarding import of a luxury car from the United Kingdom.

  • Fodder scam: UP CM Yogi Adityanath orders probe into judge’s allegation

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into Special CBI Court Judge Shivpal Singh’s allegations about receiving calls from Lalu Prasad’s men, in connection with his conviction in the fodder scam case.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Lalu Yadav may seek parole to attend only sister’s last rites

    Patna : RJD chief Lalu Prasad, sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail in a fodder scam case, is likely to seek parole to attend the last rites of his only sister, Gangotri Devi, who died here on Sunday.

  • Fodder scam Lalu gets 3 years, 6 months in jail

    Ranchi : A special CBI court on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 years ago. The punishment was handed down to 69-year-old Prasad by CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh. This is the second time that he has been