Deeptiman Tiwary


Srinagar BSF camp attack: Terrorist in uniform tried to blend with forces, identified
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

Srinagar BSF camp attack: The terrorist who entered the mess was killed by the officers inside after a gunbattle, the BSF said.

Border infrastructure cause for concern, says Rajnath Singh
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

Rajnath Singh also announced that the government would increase funds for the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) and encouraged the forces to win the trust of residents.

BSF pilot raises red flags: Trainees flying VIPs, planes unkept
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

One of the pilots of the BSF’s Air Wing has written to its top brass, alleging that like Rijiju, several VIPs, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, have been flying in unsafe conditions, with uncategorised pilots flying VIPs, aircraft not being maintained properly.

Migration from border areas not good for security: Rajnath Singh
Sun, Oct 01, 2017

On a four-day tour of Uttarakhand to visit remote border outposts and to interact with ITBP personnel, Rajnath Singh on Saturday went to border outposts at Lapthal and Rimkhim near the India-China border.

Migration of people from border areas must be stopped, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

The Home Minister said that his ministry was also working on quickly completing pending work on border roads. He said that of 27 roads approved, 10 were in Uttarakhand. Out of 10, four have been completed and two would be completed by the end of the year.

No need for confrontation over border dispute: Rajnath Singh
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Speaking to ITBP personnel, Rajnath Singh said that the government was doing everything to make their work environment better and to provide them all necessary facilities.

CBI to SC: Wanted SLP in Bofors but govt didn’t clear
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

The Indian Express had reported on September 2 that the CBI had sent a similar note to the Central Agency Section of the Department of Legal Affairs (Ministry of Law and Justice) on June 22 — the same day that it informed the Supreme Court.

Under ED lens: Moin Qureshi’s transactions in Dubai, Europe
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

In 2015, the agency had registered a case against Qureshi under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) with regard to the purchases. It later registered a case of money-laundering when the CBI filed an FIR against Qureshi.

Medical college scam: ex-judge in CBI net for graft, sitting judges in phone taps
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Promised favourable order to medical college on govt blacklist, says CBI

Looking for former judge in medical scam, CBI knocks on wrong door
Thu, Sep 21, 2017

The Bar Association held an extraordinary general body meeting and decided that its executive body would meet the High Court Chief Justice with a request for an inquiry into the incident.

IRCTC scam: ED summons Rabri Devi for questioning
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

The CBI FIR, registered in July, names RJD leader Lalu, Tejashwi and Rabri, along with a former official of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and two others

Y C Modi appointed NIA head: From Gujarat SITs to ED, ministry, foreign mission
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

NIA's appointment comes after another member of that SIT, its chief R K Raghavan, was appointed ambassador to Cyprus

YC Modi, officer who probed 2002 Gujarat riots is new NIA chief
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

Y C Modi, a 1984-batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, probed two sets of key cases in Gujarat during the tenure of Narendra Modi as chief minister

Money laundering charges: ED to book former Haryana principal secy close to Bhupinder Singh Hooda
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

ED sources said that as the probe proceeds, it will begin attaching these properties whose market value could far exceed the value declared in the documents in the agency’s possession.

NIA raids 27 locations in Srinagar, Delhi
Thu, Sep 07, 2017

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at 27 locations across Delhi and Srinagar in connection with its probe into alleged terror funding in Kashmir through separatists.

CBI files DA case against ex-officer in Bhupinder Singh Hooda govt
Wed, Sep 06, 2017

The CBI claims to have unearthed the disproportionate assets during searches conducted at Tayal’s premises in September last year in connection with the Manesar land scam.

ED attaches Misa Bharti’s Delhi farmhouse in money laundering case
Wed, Sep 06, 2017

Shailesh, Misa’s husband, is one of the directors of Mishail Packers, which is owned by the couple.

Enforcement Directorate attaches Misa Bharti’s Delhi farmhouse in money laundering case
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

An ED team had searched three farmhouses in Delhi — at Ghitorni, Bijwasan and Sainik Farms — in July in connection with the agency’s probe into alleged laundering of over Rs 8,000 crore by two market entry operators, identified as Surendra Jain and Virendra Jain, through a maze of shell companies.

ED attaches Delhi farmhouse owned by Lalu Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday provisionally attached a farmhouse owned by Misa Bharti, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, in connection with a case of money laundering. The farmhouse is located in Delhi's Bijwasan and is found has been bought with “proceeds of crime”.

Red-tape grounded aircraft for Rajnath Singh days before take-off
Mon, Sep 04, 2017

Even as the Home Ministry readied plans for Rajnath Singh’s foreign visit, it found that his official aircraft, an Embraer under the operational control of the BSF, was in no position to fly.

Enforcement Directorate probe zooms in on Moin Qureshi’s assets abroad
Sun, Sep 03, 2017

According to the agency, Qureshi transferred money using hawala operators to Dubai, from where it was further routed to Paris, London, USA, Hong Kong, Italy and Switzerland. The agency is investigating these foreign accounts to trace “proceeds of crime”.

Robert Vadra firm, Bikaner land deals under CBI scanner after Rajasthan calls for probe
Thu, Aug 31, 2017

The Rajasthan government had written to the CBI for a probe into the alleged land scams in Bikaner, including those involving a company linked to Vadra. 

Probe said Purohit held ‘illegal’ meetings with radical Hindu groups
Thu, Aug 31, 2017

The DGMI probe, which began in October 2008, shortly after Purohit’s name cropped up in the 2008 Malegaon blast, revealed that beginning October 2007, Purohit used his “relaxed work environment” at the Army Education Corps (AEC) Training College to hold meetings and negotiations with prominent religious leaders and arms dealers.

Mandarin made a must for ITBP recruits
Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Currently, only about 150 officers and men in the 90,000-strong force which guards the 3,488 km-long India-China border know the language.

Gorkhaland stir shuts down trade in Nepal town
Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Thirteen years later, Pashupati Nagar’s residents are grappling with fresh trouble, again from the Indian side. The Gorkhaland agitation, at its most violent around Mirik, has halted business in this trading town.

Army probe had found Purohit dealt in illegal weapons deals
Sat, Aug 26, 2017

The report stated that Purohit was “involved in procurement and disposal of wpns (weapons) for monetary benefits”. It said he initially dealt with a Pune-based arms dealer but later started interacting with Rakesh Dhawde (an accused in the Malegaon case).

CBI officer who cracked Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh case was asked to ‘close it’
Sat, Aug 26, 2017

Now retired, Narayanan told The Indian Express that he is very happy that the case has reached the logical conclusion and recalled how many people wanted him to close the case without a probe.

Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit claims he kept Army in loop, Army blew his cover
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

The inquiry found that Purohit maintained a well-stocked library with books on Shivaji, Arabic language, ornithology and children’s literature.

Doklam Standoff: 5 km from face-off with China, high alert but conflict far from minds
Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Doklam standoff: The three villages of Kupup, Gnathang and Dzuluk, in a stretch of about 30 km, are closest to the trijunction between India, China and Bhutan that is under dispute, and virtually survive on tourism and jobs provided by the Army.

Lucknow-Kanpur module of IS: Ex-IAF man was inclined towards jihad in India, convinced others, says NIA
Fri, Aug 11, 2017

A third bomb was made by the group in a plastic bottle and planted at Ghatampur Road beside the railway line. It was to be put in a busy square of Kanpur, but the group did not succeed. “Ghaus was aware of all these attempts,” the chargesheet says.

Bill to merge subsidiary banks with SBI clears LS, govt says boost to parent bank
Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Following the merger, the total customer base of SBI increased to 37 crore with a branch network of around 24,000 and nearly 59,000 ATMs. The merged entity began operation with a deposit base of more than Rs 26 lakh crore and advances level of Rs 18.50 lakh crore.

ED arrests ‘hawala dealer’ in case linked to Shabir Shah
Mon, Aug 07, 2017

Sources in ED said they had summoned Wani to join the probe against Shabir Shah but he failed to turn up.

Geelani’s son seeks summons through employer, says cannot afford trip to Delhi
Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Naseem, who could not appear before the NIA on Wednesday, said that this will allow him to claim travel allowance. He wrote that he could not make it to Delhi since he did not have enough money to arrange for his trip.

There is scope for rationalisation of GST rates: Arun Jaitley
Thu, Aug 03, 2017

As Lok Sabha passes Bills extending GST to J&K, Opposition complains about too many slabs, government says random criticism is not fair

Chinese make brief transgression in Uttarakhand
Tue, Aug 01, 2017

Uttarakhand: "Soldiers of the PLA came in about 1 km into Indian territory and asked local shepherds from India who were grazing their cattle there to leave. By the time, personnel of the ITBP reached the area, the Chinese soldiers had left,” said an officer.

Agency wants top lawyer in terror funding case
Tue, Aug 01, 2017

Luthra was additional solicitor general under the UPA government and resigned in 2014 after the Narendra Modi government came to power.