Special Investigation Team

Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel's daughter in soup over Gir sanctuary land deal

The Congress has demanded an independent probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the reported land allotment to a company run by business associates of Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel’s daughter, Anar Jayesh Patel. A report in Economic Times today claimed that the company was allotted 250 acres of land near the Gir lion sanctuary at an official rate of Rs 15 per square metre. The company owns a

DDCA probe panel chief Gopal Subramanium seeks officers from NSA Doval

DDCA probe panel chief Gopal Subramanium has written to National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, asking him for a team of officers. In his letter to NSA Ajit Doval, Subramanium has asked for CBI officers, IB officers and police personnel to form a Special Investigation Team to inquire into allegations of financial irregularities in DDCA. In his letter to Doval, Subramanium wrote, “I, therefore, request you to knidly shortlist and send,

HC transfers Jiah Khan death case from Mumbai police to CBI

The Bombay High Court today handed over to CBI the probe into Bollywood actress Jiah Khan’s death, five months after Mumbai police concluded it was a case of suicide and charged her live-in partner Suraj Pancholi with abetting it. The 25-year-old British-American actress was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her Juhu home on June 3 last year. Noting that they wanted the truth to emerge, a division bench

AAP cries 'katleaam' over 1984 riots; eye on Sikh votes?

Days after raking up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is seeking to claim credit for bringing the public focus back on the tragedy. The ruling AAP has put up posters in parts of the city, claiming to bring to justice the perpetrators behind the riots. The posters read: “1984 ke Sikh katleaam ka ab hoga insaaf (justice will now be done for the massacre of Sikhs

Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Narendra Modi

In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. Metropolitan Magistrate B J Ganatra while pronouncing the order in open court told Zakia’s counsel Mihir Desai that her petition has been rejected and they