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Suspended Gujarat cadre IAS officer Pradeep Sharma was today arrested in a corruption case.

Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested in corruption case

Mumbai: Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma, who took on Narendra Modi over the snoopgate scandal when he was Gujarat Chief Minister, was today arrested in a Corruption case, a day after Enforcement Directorate attached his properties for alleged [...]
AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalithaa

Will Jaya stage a come back again?

Chennai: From a regional satrap to a convict sentenced to four years in prison in disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa’s political future looks bleak amidst speculation of political realignment in Tamil Nadu, set [...]
Sheela Balakrishan, Adviser to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa

Adviser to CM Jaya to meet her in jail

Chennai: Adviser to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and three Secretaries today left here for Bangalore to meet Jayalalithaa in central jail at Parappana Agrahara. Jayalalithaa has been awarded four year jail term in a graft case. Former [...]
DoPT Secretary Sanjay Kothari

Random checks of air tickets of employees to curb LTC misuse

New Delhi: All Central government departments have been asked to carry out random checks of air tickets submitted by their employees to stop any misuse of Leave Travel Concession (LTC) claims. Central government employees have been warned that [...]
Lalchand Aswal, former CEO of Jaipur Municipal Corporation

Arrested IAS officer sent to one day police custody

Jaipur: IAS officer Lalchand Aswal, who was arrested by Anti Corruption Bureau on corruption charges, was today remanded to one day police custody. Aswal, a former Chief Executive Officer of Jaipur Municipal Corporation, was today produced [...]
Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa

Jaya gets 4 yrs jail in DA case

Bangalore: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been awarded four years Jail along with a fine of Rs 100 crore for her role in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets (DA) case under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Jaya’s close [...]
Prakash Mishra, former Odisha DGP now Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Ministry Of Home Affairs

Graft case lodged against former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra

Bhubaneswar: A case has been lodged against former Odisha Director General of Police Prakash Mishra by the anti-Corruption Vigilance wing in connection with alleged financial irregularities. The case relates to the period between 2006 and 2009 [...]
Justice S Nagamuthu

Political interference in appointments is also corruption: HC

Madurai: Stating that political interference and influence in appointments is also ” corruption”, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today set aside the appointment of six watchmen in Schools of ‘Usilampatti Educational [...]
Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar

CVC awaits sanction for prosecution against 59 govt officials

New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has for months now been awaiting sanction to prosecute 59 government employees, including IAS officers, for their alleged involvement in corruption. Of a total of 26 cases involving these officials, [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

2G: SC turns down plea of CBI chief Ranjit Sinha

New Delhi: In a setback to CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court today agreed to consider a plea for hearing allegations levelled against him without knowing the name of the whistleblower in a case relating to controversial entries in [...]
Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar

Railgate: Ex-Railway Minister Bansal appears as witness

New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal today appeared in a Delhi court to depose as a prosecution witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case in which his nephew is also an accused. Prior to recording his statement [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

SC to hear CBI chief's visitors diary issue today

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear today on affidavit of the NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation “not to reveal the identity of the whistleblower as life of the whistleblower will be in danger if his/her name is revealed.” The [...]
Former CAG Vinod Rai

Ex-CAG Vinod Rai says will remain in public life sans politics

New Delhi: Having created a flutter in political space — first with his Audit reports and now with a tell-all book, former CAG Vinod Rai says he does not want to enter electoral politics but would remain in “public space”. Rai, [...]
CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha

CBI files fresh perjury plea against Prashant Bhushan

New Delhi: CBI on Saturday filed a fresh perjury application against lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Kamini Jaiswal and their NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation for allegedly making false statements before the Supreme Court against CBI Director [...]
Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Prabhakar Naoleka

Court orders confiscation of properties of govt officer

Indore: A special Court here today ordered confiscation of properties worth Rs 31.94 lakh belonging to an accountant with the women and child development department of the Madhya Pradesh government. The court directed that the properties be [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

SC scalds CBI chief's lawyer over Coalgate intervention

New Delhi: Central Bureau of investigation Director Ranjit Sinha’s new found bravado in the visitors diary affair spilled over from the 2G case into Coalgate. High drama played out on Friday during a Supreme Court hearing on a plea for [...]
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram  Photo-PTI

CBI probing Chidambaram role in Aircel-Maxis deal

New Delhi: The CBI is probing the role of then finance Minister P Chidambaram in allowing foreign investment by a Mauritius-based company, according to its chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis deal. The Central Bureau of investigation’s (CBI) [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

CBI chief’s visitors diary: Can’t reveal whistleblower’s identity, Bhushan tells SC

New Delhi: The NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation’s counsel, Prashant Bhushan, who levelled allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, refused to reveal the name of the whistleblower who provided him the necessary documents, [...]
Rakesh Maria Mumbai Police Commissioner.

Central excise officials held for giving bogus certificates for jobs

Mumbai: The Police have arrested two suspended officials from Centra1 Excise department for allegedly submitting bogus documents to secure a job. The duo had submitted bogus school leaving certificates in 1994 and were working as sepoy with [...]
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Govt to form database on suppression of property sales amount to check black money

New Delhi: In an exercise aimed at checking blackmoney, economic Intelligence agencies have started identifying instances where proceeds from property sale have been suppressed in a bid to defraud the government of revenue from stamp duty. The [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Reveal source of documents against CBI chief Sinha: SC

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) The Supreme Court today directed advocate Prashant Bhushan, who has levelled allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha of protecting accused in the 2G case, to reveal the name of the whistleblower from whom he got [...]
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

‘I did my duty’, says Manmohan Singh on Vinod Rai’s crticism

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is under fire from the former CAG Vinod Rai over the 2G spectrum scam and Coalgate, today said he has done his “duty” and refused to respond to charges levelled against him. “I, [...]
Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi

Court asks Police Commissioner to probe IO, prosecutor

New Delhi: A local court has asked Delhi Police Commissioner and the Director of Prosecution to initiate probe against a investigating officer (IO) and a law officer for delay in filing charge sheet in a chit fund case. The order came after [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Govt servant can’t claim right to privacy: ex-SC judge

Ahmedabad : Without naming the beleaguered CBI chief Ranjit Sinha, former Supreme Court judge G S Singhvi on Saturday said a government servant cannot always claim right to privacy. Sinha, who is facing the heat currently over disclosure of [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Must disclose whistle blower who gave visitors' list:CBI Chief Sinha

New Delhi: CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha has said that noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan cannot claim immunity from disclosing the name of a “whistle blower” who provided him the list of visitors to his official residence and demanded that [...]