The CBI has filed a charge sheet against Commissioner, Goods and Service Tax, Sansar Chand in a corruption case, a first against a senior officer of the department.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of the CBI, Kochi, has initiated a probe against additional director of Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).
Former finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday morning.
They said it is alleged that the commissioner was a "habitual" offender, taking bribes from businessmen on monthly and weekly basis.
The CBI has registered 22 cases against officials of Punjab National Bank (PNB) relating to fraud in bank loans processed by them on the basis of forged documents.
The CBI charge sheet comes as a major relief to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister as he has been given a virtual clean chit by the probe agency.
This case had been transferred from the Delhi Court to the apex court following the govt's claim of multiplicity of such petitions in several High Courts.
Authorities ordered the CBI probe after it surfaced that gold seized from smugglers mysteriously disappeared from customs vaults at IGI Airport.
According to the CBI sources ED is working more on assumptions rather than solid evidences in the Kingfisher case. This will weaken a foolproof case against Mallya when it reaches the court.
"This is one of the rare cases where CBI officials were attacked at a central government office. This shows how deep rooted corruption is," the official said.
The CBI has closed its Preliminary Enquiry (PE) in a coal block allocation case against Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) in which it had “examined” former PM Manmohan Singh last year, highly placed sources said.