Free Press Journal
  • Essar-Loop promoters acquittal challenged

    New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has moved the Delhi High Court challenging a trial court judgment that acquitted the Essar-Loop promoters in 2G spectrum allocation case, an agency official said on Wednesday.

  • Unnao rape case: CBI registers case against fourth accused

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), on Tuesday, registered a case against Shashi Singh’s son Shubham, making it the fourth one in the ongoing Unnao Rape case issue.

  • UCO bank fraud: CBI to question ex-CMD

    New Delhi : The CBI will soon question former Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of UCO Bank Arun Kaul in connection with its ongoing probe into an alleged Rs 737 crore bank loan fraud case, officials said on Sunday.

  • Fitch: ICICI Bank to face reputational risk due to current allegations

    Mumbai : Global ratings agency Fitch said it is doubtful about the strength of corporate governance at ICICI Bank, amid allegations of impropriety against its MD and Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar. It also said the current set of allegations, which comes amid instances of non-performing assets (NPA) in the banking system due to fraudulent lending, pose a reputational risk for the private sector lender.

  • Ahlcon School suicide: SC refuses to hear plea seeking CBI probe

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the suicide of a 15-year-old student of Delhi’s Ahlcon Public School. The petition was filed by the student’s father, on March 27.

  • Doubts linger on Rajiv Kochhar role in ICICI Bank loan mess

    Mumbai : Media is thick with reports about investigations being undertaken about financial affairs at ICICI Bank. It is now the turn of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to begin questioning of not just ICICI Bank officials but also the Kochhars — Chanda and her husband, Deepak. But there is one more Kochhar whose activities in the financial markets may be worth investigating. The person is Rajiv Kochhar, Deepak Kochhar’s brother.

  • Former manager of UCO Bank booked in Rs 19-cr fraud case

    Bengaluru : The CBI has registered a fresh bank fraud case amounting to Rs 19.03 crore that was sanctioned by UCO Bank to 18 fake borrowers under various home and property loan schemes with concessional interest rates in 2013 and 2016, it said on Sunday.

  • INX media case: CBI to move plea to record Peter Mukerjea’s statement before court

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to move a plea in a special CBI court on Wednesday seeking permission to record the statement of former media baron Peter Mukerjea before the court in connection with the INX media case. The permission to record the statement will be filed under Section 164 of  Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

  • Chennai jeweller cheats banks of Rs 380 cr

    New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against Chennai-based jewellery chain Nathella Sampath Jewelry for cheating a consortium of banks, led by State Bank of India,  of Rs 380 crore.