India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Government officials were in a spin on Monday afternoon. A web portal which has in the past conducted sting operations, had announced a press conference the next day promising a big expose.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 4, 2014
The BJP has complained to the Election Commission against a sting operation on the 1992 Babri Mosque demolition at Ayodhya, being released two days before the general election.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday December 26, 2013
The union government has cleared an inquiry into whether Narendra Modi and his government in Gujarat illegally spied upon a young woman architect. The Centre's plunge into the controversy known as "stalk-gate" has been reviled by the BJP, which has declared Mr Modi its candidate for prime minister.
Sunday December 22, 2013
From the country's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), to the youngest Yes Bank, lenders were fined for violating regulatory norms after sting operations exposed chinks in their armour.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 13, 2013
Investigative website Cobrapost today claimed it has secretly filmed at least 11 MPs willing to recommend, for money, the case of a fictitious oil exploration company.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 29, 2013
With the Internet emerging as the new political battlefront, a sting operation by website Cobrapost claims to expose how IT companies are using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to help politicians build up fake fan bases and also malign rivals.
India News | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Tuesday November 19, 2013
"This is the first time I have heard that there is a request for providing security and in that wonderful state, security is provided by stalking and snooping," he said.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday November 18, 2013
The Congress today unholstered a biting attack on Narendra Modi for the alleged illegal monitoring of a young woman in his state in 2009 by senior police officials. The Congress has alleged that Mr Modi, who is running for Prime Minister, authorised police officials via his then Home Minister, Amit Shah, to tap the woman architect's phones and fol...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 17, 2013
Targeting Narendra Modi, Congress women leaders today demanded a probe by a sitting or a retired Supreme Court judge to fix accountability on alleged illegal spying on a woman architect in Gujarat in 2009.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday November 16, 2013
The BJP has rubbished the allegation that Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah misused his powers and the state police as Gujarat's home minister for the illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. The Congress wants a CBI investigation
Thursday July 4, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Thursday that it will take action against some more banks for alleged violation of regulatory norms following an expose by a news portal.
Sunday June 16, 2013
In the wake of an expose by online news portal Cobrapost on violation of KYC norms by several banks of the counrty, State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Pratip Chaudhuri has said his bank has been "put to a loss" by the non-compliance of guidelines by private sector peers.
Monday May 27, 2013
Amid allegations of insurance products being used for money laundering, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) has asked insurers to keep records of customers and beneficiaries for five years after termination of business relationship.
Sunday May 26, 2013
The Finance Ministry has made public its displeasure over the dip in the quarterly numbers of most of the state-run lenders, including State Bank of India.
Saturday May 25, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram has asked countrymen to contain their "uncontrolled passion" for gold and instead save in financial instruments.
Sunday May 19, 2013
Amid allegations of co-operative banks being used as conduits for money laundering, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), which jointly regulates such lenders, has said that it has found no shortcoming pointing towards any such activity.
Monday May 13, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has unearthed various discrepancies, including non-compliance of KYC norms and fictitious PAN, in its probe following the Cobrapost expose that alleged money laundering by banks.
Friday May 10, 2013
Amid fresh allegations of money laundering by banks, RBI and several banks on Thursday said actions are being taken against erring institutions and employees for violating prudential banking norms.
Thursday May 9, 2013
Bank officials' advices of splitting deposits to evade taxes, as exposed in a sting operation by an online news portal, are "undesirable loose talks" but there is no apparent criminality, SBI chairman Pratip Chaudhuri said on Thursday.
Thursday May 9, 2013
Web portal Cobrapost in its string of expose has alleged money laundering and other wrong doings by several public and sector financial institutions ranging from country's largest bank SBI to the youngest lender Yes Bank.
Wednesday May 8, 2013
Amid allegations of money laundering against banks and insurance companies by an online portal, Reserve Bank of India governor D Subbarao today said it was the responsibility of the government and tax authorities to check such activities.
Tuesday May 7, 2013
A day after a web portal alleged instances of money laundering by some state owned banks and LIC, the government said on Tuesday that action has been taken against 31 officers and employees, including suspension, for violation of various regulations.
Friday May 3, 2013
The Reserve Bank today said it has not given clean-chit to ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank, which are accused of money laundering and flouting KYC norms, and stated the probe against the three banks is still on.
Thursday April 25, 2013
Axis Bank has appointed top accounting firm KPMG to do a forensic audit, following a sting operation done by Cobrapost that alleged executives of the private lender had indulged in money laundering, the bank said on Wednesday.