Deeptiman Tiwary

Articles By Deeptiman Tiwary

NSA Ajit Doval interfered in Asthana probe, stalled searches: CBI DIG to Supreme Court

Claiming that his subsequent transfer to Nagpur was the fallout of the investigation against Asthana which he was overseeing, Sinha sought that the transfer order be quashed.

Explained: The other officers in CBI war

As Supreme Court hears the CBI case today, DIG M K Sinha’s petition has escalated the unprecedented war in the agency to high levels in the government, and raised the stakes in the battle. Who are these fighters?

Man who funded Palwal mosque had been to Pakistan thrice, says NIA

The Khulafa-e-Rashideen masjid at Uttawar village in Palwal was searched by NIA officers on October 3, days after the agency arrested three men, including the Imam of the mosque, Mohammed Salman, in Delhi in an alleged terror-funding case.

Explained: Why CBI needs consent, how far the denial will restrict it in Andhra, Bengal

Andhra, Bengal have withdrawn general consent for CBI investigation. Why does CBI need consent, how many states have granted or denied it, how far will the denial restrict CBI in the two states?

BJP’s Bellary Reddy now on ED radar for alleged money laundering

The case pertains to an alleged ponzi scheme floated by a company called Ambidant Marketing Pvt Ltd which, police said, received funds in the name of “halal investment” and offered investors returns to the extent of 144 per cent per annum.

CISF to take over Srinagar Airport

The CISF has been seeking the job of providing security to airports in Jammu and Kashmir for a long time.

Deported Wayanad youth details his 6-year journey ‘towards IS’

Nashidul Hamzafar, 26, from Wayanad district of Kerala, travelled to Afghanistan in October last year, reportedly to join the IS.

Chhattisgarh assembly elections: Why these polls are turning out to be bloodier than the last

The polls in Chhattisgarh are scheduled to be held in two phases, on November 12 and November 20. The security establishment fears there would be more attacks till the polls are over.

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: CISF men flouted instructions to not leave camps, finds probe

The bus they had taken along with four civilians was blown up by Maoists in Bacheli while they were returning from a nearby market where CISF men had gone to buy supplies for their camp.

We have decided to forget the past to save the country: Rahul Gandhi after meeting Naidu

Rahul Gandhi and Chandrababu Naidu are also learnt to have discussed their proposed alliance in Telangana for the upcoming Assembly polls and the issues that the two parties will support each other on.

‘All files received’ from CBI, CVC to probe claims against both No. 1 & No. 2

In CBI vs CBI, businessman Sathish Babu Sana to be quizzed under CVC act.

Alok Verma: A long journey from Pusa Road to top job at CBI

With the country’s premier investigation agency witnessing an unprecedented battle between Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana, The Sunday Express charts the journey of the two officers — one who climbed the ranks unnoticed, the other flamboyant and high-profile — until their paths crossed at the CBI.

Amid CBI changes, Karnal Singh’s busy tenure as ED chief ends

Under Karnal Singh, the first IPS officer to get the director’s post after four decades, the ED had caught an unprecedented pace and was often called the “new CBI”.

The third man: Sharma’s son and his web of firms in Asthana’s complaint

CBI Joint Director Arun Kumar Sharma’s son and daughter are on the board of directors of at least four companies where their partners range from a person mentioned in the list of undesirable contact men to the relative of a caterer recently raided by the CBI.

Aircel-Maxis case: ED complaint names P Chidambaram, he says will contest if called

Chidambaram said: “If and when summons is issued by the Honourable Court, the cases will be contested. I will not make any other public comment.”

After Alok Verma is sent on leave, officers who worked with him are shunted out

Sharma headed the key Anti Corruption III unit (AC III). Verma had entrusted it with key cases taking them away from Asthana’s team. Almost the entire unit has been disbanded as part of the transfers.

CBI infighting: Had to ensure fairness, says Arun Jaitley, slams Opposition for second-guessing CBI

Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that in this “unique” and “unfortunate” situation, the “requirements of fairness and fair play have to be there”.

Who is M Nageshwar Rao?

At CBI, Nageshwar Rao was No. 3 in the pecking order and handling the Chandigarh branch along with certain branches in South India.

CBI vs CBI: Probing ‘public officials’ in Rs 8,000 crore Sterling Biotech case, ED tells court

While the CBI and ED are investigating the Sterling Biotech case, this is the first time a chargesheet has been filed against the Sandesaras, who are suspected to be hiding in Nigeria.

Probing Rakesh Asthana daughter’s wedding in Vadodara, CBI gets replies from four hotels

The investigations also connect Rakesh Asthana to Chetan Sandesara, a fugitive in the Rs 5,000-crore loan default case being probed by CBI. However, at the time of the wedding, Sandesara was not facing any probe by the agency.