West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Mamata alleges meeting at Ahmed Patel’s home for transfer of IAS and IPS officers

Narayangarh: With transfer of 23 IAS, IPS and others officers by the EC ahead of tomorrow’s Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that such decisions were being taken at the home of Congress [...]
Former Cabinet Secretary T S R Subramanian

After Baru and Parakh, ex-cabinet secy Subramanian embarrasses govt

New Delhi: After former media advisor Sanjaya Baru and former coal Secretary P C Parakh’s embarrassing revelations about Dr Manmohan Singh as the PM, a former Cabinet Secretary has penned a tell-all book which he says that the decision-making [...]
Former Coal Secretary P C Parakh

CBI summons former Coal Secy Parakh

New Delhi: CBI has summoned former Coal Secretary P C Parakh, named as an accused for allegedly abusing his official position to grant a coal block to Hindalco, a company of Aditya Birla Group, to appear before it on April 25 but the former [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

IAAS officer arrested for taking bribe

New Delhi: CBI today arrested an Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IAAS) officer, posted here, and his relative for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh in return for granting illegal favours to a nursing college. The IAAS (2005-batch) [...]
West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra

ED acting at behest of FM, Bengal govt alleges

Kolkata: West Bengal government today alleged that the Enforcement Directorate took action in Saradha chit fund scam at the behest of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and questioned the timing of the “political action before the election”. “ED [...]
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

At exit gate, Congress govt plans meeting on Lokpal on April 27 or 28

New Delhi: About a month before Congress-led UPA tenure ends, the government is making efforts to put in place the structure of the anti-corruption body Lokpal. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is planning to convene a meeting of the Lokpal Selection [...]
Burkule and his deputy Pradeep Pathrikar were arrested from Central Prison Police Officials' Residential Colony in South Mumbai, after a trap was laid last night,ACP (ACB), Vishwas Nangre Patill told PTI.

Mumbai Central Prison SP, deputy arrested for taking bribe: ACP Vishwas Nangare

Mumbai: Mumbai’s Central prison Superintendent of Police Vasudev Burkule and his deputy have been arrested for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 35,000 from a jail officer to clear him in the Maharashtra prison manual exam, the ACB said [...]
Former Coal Secretary P C Parakh during the release of his book "Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths".

Ex-Coal Secy paints a picture of helpless PM

New Delhi: A former Coal Secretary today painted a picture of a helpless Prime Minister Manmohan Singh being unable to control his ministers who had scuttled his move for reforms in the Coal Ministry and lashed out at MPs as “blackmailers [...]
Prime Minister Manmohan Sngh (right) with Congress President Sonia Gandhi (left)Photo-Reuters

Ex-coal secretary Parakh’s book deals new blow to PM Singh

New Delhi: A new book accuses Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of being weak and unable to stamp out corruption on his watch, the second recent attack by an insider that undermines the Congress Party as it seeks re-election despite trailing in [...]
Former Coal secretary P C Parakh

Ex-Coal secy Parakh embarrasses PM

New Delhi: At a time when his former media advisor’s book has created political ripples, former Coal Secretary P C Parakh has embarrassed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by saying that he was heading a government in which he had “little” [...]
Congress President Sonia Gandhi (left) and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (right)

Baru’s book indicates ‘PM turned a blind eye to the misdeeds of his ministers’

New Delhi: A new book by a former aide to India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has caused a political stir during ongoing national elections by suggesting Singh was never fully in charge of his government. “The Accidental Prime [...]
Former Coal Secretary P C Parakh

Ex-Coal Secy Parakh accuses CBI of ‘witch hunt’ against him

New Delhi: Former Coal Secretary P C Parakh, against whom the CBI has registered a case for allegedly favoring Hindalco in coal block at Odisha, has accused CBI Director Ranjit Sinha of having acted against him to impress the Supreme Court and [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Two Customs officials convicted in bribery case

Chennai: Two Customs officials were today convicted by a CBI court here in a bribery case. XIV Additional Special Judge for CBI cases M Sambasivam convicted an Examiner and an Appraiser of Customs Department alongwith another person and sentenced [...]
Mamata Banerjee  accused Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi of being a tainted official with criminal cases pending against him.

Mamata Banerjee seeks removal of Vinod Zutshi from EC

Kolkata: Accusing Deputy election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi of playing into the hands of Congress and BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today sought his removal from the poll panel. Banerjee also accused him of being a tainted [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

CBI finds documents linking some IAS officers and Customs officers to hawala transactions

New Delhi: CBI has come across on documents pertaining to purchase of property by senior bureaucrats using hawala channel during its probe in the allegedly bribery scandal involving Commissioner Central Excise at Kolkata A M Sahay. After Sahay [...]
Chief Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar

CVC Pradeep Kumar recuses himself from SC probe panel of coal scam cases

Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) Pradeep Kumar on Thursday sought to withdraw from the team asked by Supreme Court to assist it in monitoring coal blocks allocation scam probe. Kumar submitted before a bench headed by Justice R M Lodha that [...]
IFS officer Devyani Khobragade (Left) and her father  retired IAS officer Uttam Khobragade (Right)

IFS officer Devyani likely to be chargesheeted in Adarsh Scam

New Delhi: CBI is likely to file chargesheet against IFS officer Devyani Khobragade and her father Uttam Khobragade in the Adarsh scam for allegedly acquiring a flat on the basis of false affidavit. Sources said the agency has got evidence which [...]
The operation of the nabbing Central Excise Commissioner A M Sahay was monitored by CBI Director Ranjit Sinha.

CBI nabs Central Excise Commissioner A M Sahay on charge of taking Rs 1 cr bribe

Kolkata: In one of the biggest breakthroughs of the recent past, CBI today arrested Commissioner Central Excise and Customs of Kolkata A M Sahay for allegedly accepting bribe of over Rs one crore through ‘hawala’ channel. Besides [...]
Director Brain Master's Classes Pvt Ltd Dr Pankaj Gupta

Central excise arrests coaching director for service tax evasion

Indore: The Central Excise, Customs and Service tax department has arrested the director of a coaching institute here for alleged evasion of service tax. Dr Pankaj Gupta, the director of popular coaching institute ‘Brain Master’ [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Central Excise superintendent gets one yr jail in graft case

New Delhi: A Superintendent of Central Excise has been sent to a year in jail by a Delhi court for demanding a bribe of Rs 7.5 lakh bribe from the CEO of a construction company to settle a show cause notice issued to it by the department. Special [...]
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court P Sathasivam

Trial of govt officers can’t be quashed for sanction error: SC

New Delhi: Any error or irregularity in granting sanction by the government to conduct trial against its officials in Corruption cases cannot be a ground to quash the criminal proceeding, the Supreme Court has said. Holding that requirement [...]
Income Tax Deputy Commissioner Poonan Rai got bail today in bribery case.

Income Tax Dy Commissioner Poonam Rai gets bail in bribery case

Bhopal: A local court here today granted bail to Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax Department Poonam Rai, her husband and BJP leader Ganesh Malviya and two others arrested on Friday by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a [...]
BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi

Is Modi going to become CBI director?- Chidambaram

New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram poked fun at BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for saying he would go after former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh scam, asking if he was going to be appointed [...]
Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax Poonam Rai

CBI seizes cheques for Rs 2 from I-T Dy Commissioner Poonam Rai’s house

Bhopal: CBI sleuths claimed to have seized account payee cheques for nearly Rs two crore from the residence of Deputy Commissioner for Income Tax Poonam Rai and her husband Ganesh Malaviya here after they were arrested for allegedly taking Rs [...]
Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi

Tainted IAS couple may be dismissed from service

Bhopal: Decks have been cleared for the dismissal of Madhya Pradesh’s graft tainted IAS couple, Arvind and Tinu Joshi, from service. Madhya Pradesh Government had sent a proposal to the Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and [...]
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