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Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar

To Eliminate Graft, Processes Will Be Made Simpler: Javadekar

New Delhi: Following the arrest of Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar by CBI in connection with a case of alleged bribery, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that processes will be made simpler so that Corruption can [...]
Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi

Won't tolerate corruption, tough steps will be taken: Modi

Kaithal: The culture of corruption will not be tolerated any longer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, declaring that his government will initiate tough steps to deal with the menace while pushing for all-round development of the country. “It [...]
Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar

Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar arrested on bribery charge

New Delhi: CBI today arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources here, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film [...]
Maharashtra ACB DGP Pravin Dixit

Maha ACB to upload photos of corrupt on upcoming FB page

Mumbai: In a bid to check corruption and embarrass the offenders, the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is planning to launch a page on a popular social networking site where it would upload the pictures of those caught for taking bribe. “In [...]
File photo of Syndicate Bank CMD S K Jain

Syndicate Bank CMD S K Jain remanded in judicial custody till August 29

New Delhi: A Special CBI judge on Saturday remanded in the Syndicate Bank bribery case the lender’s suspended CMD Sudhir Kumar Jain and others to judicial custody till August 29. She also warned of action against the accused. “Please [...]
"We have decided to drop charges against these officers after we received opinion from Attorney General and Finance Ministry in this regard," CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said.

CBI drops cases against five IRS officers in smuggling racket

New Delhi: CBI has moved to court seeking quashing of charges against five Indian Revenue Service officers who were allegedly involved in a high-profile smuggling racket run by an Uzbek woman exposed during the tenure of erstwhile NDA Government [...]
Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar

CBI searches residence of Censor Board CEO in a graft case

New Delhi: A top official the country’s censor Board has come under the CBI scanner for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 from a certified agent for clearing a regional film as the agency searched his house today and arrested an agent and [...]
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

RBI, Cab Secy examining appointments of PSB chiefs

New Delhi: Close on the heels of Syndicate Bank Chairman’s arrest for alleged graft, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said government will deal with PSU lenders sternly and is scrutinising recent appointments of bank heads. “Time [...]
Railway Minister D V Sadananda GowdaPhoto : AP

38,000 Rly officials punished for involvement in corruption

New Delhi: Around 38,000 Railway officials have been punished for their involvement in various irregularities and corruption in last five years, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda informed Lok Sabha today. Gowda said during Question Hour [...]
Suspended Gujarat cadre IAS officer Pradeep Sharma

SC junks Guj IAS officer Pradeep Sharma's plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today rejected suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma’s plea to transfer probe of cases against him from Gujarat Police to CBI, saying there is no merit in his contention that state administration is biased against [...]
Justices Rakesh Tiwari

HC summons UPPSC chief, secy

Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court today directed the chairman and the secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission to appear before it next week in connection with a petition alleging irregularities in selection process. A division [...]
DIG Sunil Paraskar

DIG Paraskar gets pre-arrest bail in model rape case

Mumbai: In a relief for Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar accused of rape and molestation by a city model, a Court in Mumbai on Tuesday granted him pre-arrest bail, observing the complainant’s behaviour and her email exchange [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha.

CBI raids top officials of Customs and Central Excise, 13 places searched

Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered three cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act against top officials of the customs and Central Excise Department as well as Ispat India Ltd. “Allegedly, customs officials [...]
DIG Sunil Paraskar

DIG Paraskar lied before the court, victim alleges

Mumbai: The Mumbai-based model, who has accused Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar of rape, today told a court here that he also committed `perjury’ by making a false statement about her before the court. Advocate Chitra [...]
Suspended Syndicate Bank Chairman S K Jain

Appointment process of Syndicate Bank CMD under CBI scanner

New Delhi: The appointment of suspended Syndicate Bank Chairman S K Jain has come under the CBI’s scanner even as the initial probe into the bribery scandal indicated that the deal he struck with was worth about Rs 3.5 crore. CBI sources [...]
Neeraj Singal, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Bhushan Steel

CBI arrests Bhushan Steel VC in Syndicate Bank graft case

New Delhi: CBI on Thursday arrested Neeraj Singal, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Bhushan Steel Ltd, in connection with Rs 50 lakh bribery scandal involving CMD of Syndicate Bank S K Jain. Singal, who was allegedly evading arrest, has [...]
Minister of State for DoPT Jitendra Singh

39 IAS, 7 IPS accused of corruption: Central govt

New Delhi: As many as 39 IAS and seven IPS officers have been allegedly found involved in corruption in the last three years, the government said today. During the last three years prosecution sanctions were granted against 39 IAS, seven IPS [...]
Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar

Railway tops in corruption complaints: CVC

New Delhi: Railways topped the list of Government organisations against whom complaints of alleged corruption–over 11,000–were received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) during last year. As many as 11,243 complaints of alleged [...]
DIG Sunil Paraskar

DIG Paraskar regarded the victim as his sister: lawyer

Mumbai: The lawyer of DIG Sunil Paraskar today argued that his client had once told the Mumbai-based model, who has accused him of rape, that he looked upon her as his “sister”. The sessions court here, presided over by special judge [...]
Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

Over 200 IAS officers fail to submit IPRs

New Delhi: Over 200 IAS officers have failed to submit their immovable property returns (IPRs) to the government within the stipulated time frame this year. Of the 205 officers who did not submit their IPRs for 2013, 58 are from Uttar Pradesh [...]
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

CMD bribery: CBI Chief orders internal inquiry

New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has ordered an internal inquiry after his team did not arrest Vice Chairman of Bhushan Steel Neeraj Singhal during searches at his residence in the Syndicate Bank bribery case despite his clear instructions [...]
Suspended Gujarat cadre IAS officer Pradeep Sharma

SC asks IAS officer Pradeep Sharma to file compliance report

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed suspended Gujarat IAS officer Pradeep Sharma to file compliance report of its order passed in 2011 directing him to delete portion of his petition relating to Narendra Modi’s personal life. A [...]
DIG Sunil Paraskar

Sena defends 'Saamana' edit on IPS officer Paraskar accused of rape

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today defended the controversial editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ about rape accused IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, saying the party was being defamed without understanding its stance on the issue. “We [...]
CMD of Syndicate Bank S K Jain was on Sunday remanded in CBI custody for four days.

4-day CBI remand for Syndicate Bank CMD S K Jain

Delhi: Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Syndicate Bank S K Jain and seven others were on Sunday remanded in CBI custody for four days as the agency plans to probe various other angles into the case that may emerge from the telephonic transcripts [...]