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Rakesh Asthana takes additional charge as Director of CBI

The Union Government has given senior IPS officer Rakesh Asthana additional charge of the post of Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He took charge following retirement of Anil Sinha. He was given this charge after government failed to find any full-time Director for CBI. This is the first time in last 10 years and only ..

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SC appoints CBI SP Vivek Priyadarshi as head of team probing IPL scandal

Supreme Court has appointed Vivek Priyadarshi to head an investigating team to further probe the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 6 spot-fixing and betting scandals. Decision in this regard was taken by a SC bench comprising Justices T S Thakur and F M I Kalifulla. The bench took this decision on the recommendation of a ..

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Centre appoints Anil Kumar Sinha as new CBI Director

The Centre has appointed senior IPS officer Anil Kumar Sinha as the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He will take over from Ranjit Sinha who will retire 3rd December 2014. His name was cleared by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Appointments Committee had shortlisted Anil ..

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CBI sets up 'Sport Integrity Unit' to probe frauds in Sports

In order to control ‘fixing’ in sports, the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) has established a committed ‘Sport Integrity Unit’ to investigate into cases of fraud, fixing and illegal betting in any sporting event. Objectives of this Sport Integrity Unit include: Investigating into matters related to sports fraud Battling malpractices in sports Coordinating with sports federations and law ..

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Supreme Court: Persons can be tried despite not being named in FIR

The Supreme Court held that a person can be made an accused by the trial court in case evidence crops up during the proceedings even if he has not been named in the FIR or charge sheet. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam stated that Section 319 of the Criminal Procedure ..

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Legal wing of CBI brought under agency director

In a bid to provide more autonomy to CBI, government has brought the agency’s directorate of prosecution or the legal wing, which used to report to Law Ministry, under the command of the CBI director, making his orders final in probes. With this change, the agency director will not only oversee the promotions and postings ..

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