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Ritu Sarin


Ritu Sarin is Executive Editor (News and Investigation)

Draft poll note skirts issue of criminals in politics
Wed, Nov 12, 1997

NEW DELHI, Nov 11: Judging by the draft notice circulated by the Law Ministry to the Group of Ministers (GOM), the government's attempts at...

Idols, antiques tumble out, not money
Mon, Nov 03, 1997

New Delhi, November 2: Battered silver utensils, age-old gold idols, antique paintings, wrist watches and artefacts -- the growing trend of...

"I said please do something…I won’t tell a soul about it"
Mon, Oct 06, 1997

NEW DELHI, October 5: Tata Tea lobbyists didn't confine themselves to politicians and bureaucrats to get the company out of the ULFA mess. ...

Sharma was appointed CBI chief in public interest: Govt
Sat, Oct 04, 1997

NEW DELHI, Oct 3: In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court, the Department of Personnel (DoP) has defended the appointment of R C Sha...

DNA test of exhumed body awaited
Thu, Oct 02, 1997

NEW DELHI, OCT 1: Gurbachan Jagat, the Director General of J&K Police, says he will be asking the Ministry of External Affairs and the ...

Big brother DoT ignoring SC guidelines
Mon, Sep 29, 1997

NEW DELHI, Sept 28: Despite the Supreme Court's stringent guidelines for phone-tapping, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is pushi...

Deport Abu Salem: CBI
Tue, Aug 26, 1997

MUMBAI, August 25: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has asked for the deportation of Abu Salem, the trusted lieutenant of Dawood I...

Jain panel report may spell trouble for Govt
Thu, Aug 21, 1997

NEW DELHI, Aug 20: Retired High Court Chief Justice Milap Chand Jain is expected to make scathing remarks about the Government's delay in h...

India still learning to cope with coalition culture: PM
Fri, Aug 15, 1997

NEW DELHI, Aug 14: Despite the mounting pressure in the Press and Parliament, the mood of Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral as he settled d...

Hawala case puts Arjun’s palace under a cloud
Sun, Aug 03, 1997

BHOPAL, Aug 2: Politicians discharged by courts in the Jain hawala scam may be rejoicing in New Delhi but elsewhere the case has raked up a...

Opinion of 3 ex-Chief Justices used by Cong in FCRA case
Tue, Jul 29, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 28: In the sheaf of documents submitted by the Congress to the Union Home Ministry to counter the charge of accepting illeg...

Rail Ministry puts onus of train accidents on poor SAIL steel
Sun, Jul 27, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 26: The Ministry of Railways has alleged that poor quality steel in railway tracks, manufactured by the Steel Authority of ...

Petitioner wrote to CJ about "pressure"
Thu, Jul 17, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 16: Two days before Chief Justice J S Verma announced in the Supreme Court that someone was trying to influence the hawala ...

Delhi HC erred, substantive evidence exists in hawala case:CBI
Wed, Jul 09, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 8: The nature of evidence in the S K Jain hawala case was different because hawala, after all, is an illegal business. Ther...

Ex-envoy to Sweden says Rajiv was bribed in Bofors gun deal
Mon, Jul 07, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 6: The Bofors guns have begun to boom againand this time it isn't due to any journalistic or judicial enterprise. As the co...

ISI fixed meetings for hostages’ wives with Harkat
Sun, Jun 29, 1997

MUMBAI, June 28: Their trek in the Valley had ended in a tragedy. And two years later, they are still wandering along the Indo-Pak border s...

Opting for softer targets
Sat, Jun 21, 1997

The terminology of terrorism has begun to change in Jammu and Kashmir since the Governor's rule ended. Former militants helping security fo...

Who will build the shrine? Farooq, Hurriyat at loggerheads
Thu, Jun 19, 1997

CHARAR-E-SHARIEF, June 18: The Farooq Abdullah Government and the leaders of the Hurriyat Conference appear to be heading towards a face-of...

In palace of darkness, a princess prepares a poisoned death
Tue, Jun 10, 1997

NEW DELHI, June 9: In Malcha Mahal, the 700-year old dilapidated palace in the thick acacia forests on Delhi's ridge, Sakina, the last surv...

Terrorism should have been allowed to linger on in Punjab
Sun, Jun 08, 1997

The sway in his speech has gone as has the irascibility and intemperateness. K.P.S. Gill, the former police chief who ruled Punjab with an ...

Clandestine in Paris: New life and better times of Sobhraj
Mon, Jun 02, 1997

Charles Sobhraj reading a newspaper in Paris. PARIS, June 1: I am waiting outside the metro station expecting to see the familiar lanky p...

A capital `I’ as in CBI
Sun, May 18, 1997

The spanking new waiting room near the reception is a welcome addition to the facilities of the country's super-sleuthing agency, the Centr...

Ex-CBI official accuses Vijaya Rama Rao
Sun, May 11, 1997

NEW DELHI, May 10: B R Lal, a former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Joint Director, who was the chief investigator in the Jain-hawal...

An unexplained descent to disaster by Kazak aircraft
Sun, May 04, 1997

NEW DELHI, May 3: The crew got 68 seconds to save their lives but unfortunately, it was not time enough. At 6.40 in the evening on November...

Justice denied to Tis Hazari Court judges indicted by HC for
Fri, May 02, 1997

NEW DELHI, May 1: Wearing masks and aprons, Metropolitan Magistrates M S Rohilla and Shiv Charan sit in a corner of the dank, record room a...