Corruption

ED seizes property worth Rs 1,100 crore of Vadodara-based Diamond company in #BankFraudCase

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) taking a stringent action against Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Limited (DPIL) Private Limited and seized assets worth Rs 1,100 crore in connection with its money laundering investigation in a bank fraud case. Notably, Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Limited (DPIL) Private Limited is accused of cheating various banks to the tune of Rs 2,654 crore. DPIL through its related entities gained funds fraudulently by twisting and manipulating the ..

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Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance 2018 active now; fraudulent, economic absconders to be punished soon

In a bid to punish the fraudulent who cheat banks and escape from the country, the central government on Saturday approved Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance 2018 that provides for confiscating properties and assets of economic offenders...

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Another thunderbolt! CBI files charge sheet against Lalu Prasad and family over IRCTC scam

Things are really not in favour of Lalu Prasad Yadav as CBI files charge sheet against two companies and 12 people, including Former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav, for alleged irregularities in granting an operational contract of two IRCTC hotels to a private firm...

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Delhi Court in no mood to send Karti Chidambaram inside the Jail; keeps him a free bird till May 2 in Aircel-Maxis case

Delhi Court today gave relief to Karti Chidambaram by granting interim protection from arrest till May 2 in two cases filed by the CBI and ED in the Aircel-Maxis matter arising out of the 2G spectrum cases...

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CBI arrest Income Tax Commissioner for accepting bribe of Rs 40 lakh

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Income Tax Commissioner in Assam under charges of accepting a bribe of Rs 40 lakhs. As per early reports, the Commissioner had sought a bribe of Rs 50 lakhs initially...

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#PNBScam : MEA seeks surrender of Nirav Modi from Hong Kong authorities

The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday ones again confirmed that the fugitive offender Nirav Modi, who was involved in Rs 13,000 PNB scam is in Hong Kong. Notably, the development also comes one and half month after the biggest fraudulent case hit Mumbai in the month of February where Punjab National Bank reported that it has detected fraudulent and unauthorized transactions in one of its branches in Mumbai. The cumulative fraud amounts stand to Rs 13000 crores...

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#PNBScam : ED seeks information of businesses, assets owned by Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi from thirteen countries

Taking a step forward in Rs 13,000 PNB scam, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday reached out to 13 countries to obtain information of the businesses and assets owned by diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi. The Enforcement Directorate has sent letters rogatory (LRs) to the thirteen countries including Singapore, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Dubai, Belgium, the United States, Russia, France, China, and Hong Kong among others seeking information of the businesses and assets ..

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CBI questions former deputy governor of RBI Harun Rashid Khan in Rs 13,000 cr #PNBScam

In the latest move, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday questioned former deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Harun Rashid Khan in its probe related to Rs 13,000 crore scam involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi...

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Govt asks PNB, investigation agencies to share details of Rs 13,000 crore fraud to apex body of Chartered Accountants

Months after Punjab National Bank was hit hard by more than Rs 13,000 crore scam involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi, the central government on Tuesday asked the bank and investigation agencies to share details of the fraud with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)...

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#PNBScam : CBI interrogates officers of GM, DGM rank of other banks issued LoUs to Nirav Modi

Months, after Punjab National Bank was hit hard by more than Rs 13,000 crore scam involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has questioned five officers of GM and DGM rank of Bank of India, Allahabad Bank and Axis bank...

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After being hit hard by Rs 13,000 crore scam, PNB decides to tighten lending process

After being hit hard by more than Rs 13,000 crore scam involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi, the Punjab National Bank has decided to tighten loan disbursement and set up a monitoring mechanism to check loan slippages and fraud under newly introduced Mission Parivartan drive...

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CBI Special Court extends judicial custody of 11 accused including Gokulanath Shetty, Vipul Ambani in #PNBScam

A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday extended judicial custody of 11 accused including Gokulanath Shetty and Vipul Ambani till 11th April in connection with the Rs 12,700-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud case involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi...

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ED arrests Shyam Sunder Wadhwa, a close confidant of billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi in #PNBScam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Shyam Sunder Wadhwa, a vice president of Firestar Group of companies in connection with the Rs 12,700-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud case involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi...

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#PNBScam: ED dives in Nirav Modi’s Samudra Mahal and staples assets worth 26 Cr

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 26 crore in the PNB fraud case on Saturday. According to the information provided by the ED, on Thursday, Nirav Modi’s luxury house 'Sagar Mahal' located in Mumbai was searched by the CBI team, which continued till Saturday morning...

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D-Day for Lalu Prasad! CBI Court to pronounce verdict on fourth Fodder Scam case today

Sighting the long story of corruption and fraud in the fodder scam case would finally come to an end. The D-Day for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has arrived as the special CBI court in Ranchi is scheduled to pronounce judgment in the fourth fodder scam case today...

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In a major development, CBI registers additional FIR against Nirav Modi for cheating PNB of Rs 321 crore

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a fresh case against fugitive billionaire Jewler Nirav Modi and top officials of his firm Firestar Diamond on a complaint by Punjab National Bank that it was cheated of Rs 321 crore by availing different credit facilities between the year 2013 and 2017...

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Congress Exposed! UPA regime helped billionaire Jeweler Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi to import 2000 Kg gold without verification

Exposing Congress party over its support for corruption on Wednesday, Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the UPA government helped billionaire Jeweler Nirav Modi and his accomplice Mehul Choksi by allowing import of around 2,000-kilogram gold without any verification...

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Delhi High Court seeks ED reply to Nirav Modi’s plea of searching his properties in #PNBScam

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi’s company Firestar Diamond International filed a plea challenging the probe agency’s authority to search its properties in the Rs 12,700-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud case. Notably, Nirav Modi is accused of cheating the Punjab National Bank of Rs 12,703 crore...

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INX Media case: Apex court refuses to give interim protection to Karti Chidambaram

The Supreme Court of India Tuesday declined to grant any protection to former union finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram from impending arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in an alleged money laundering case related to INX Media...

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CBI nabs Gitanjali Group’s VP Vipul Chitalia in #PNBScam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Vipul Chitalia, the vice president of Gitanjali Group of Companies in connection with the Rs 12,700-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud case involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi...

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CBI takes Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai for questioning in #INXMediaCase

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today took Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram to Mumbai for further investigation in the INX Media money laundering case...

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Mumbai Court remands PNB auditor Bishnubrata Mishra to CBI custody in connection with #PNBScam

A special Court in Mumbai on Friday Punjab National Bank's Retired Internal Chief Auditor Bishnubrata Mishra to CBI custody till the 14th of March in connection with the Rs 12,700-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud case involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi...

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After 15 years of long wait, Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill that aims to punish economic absconders approved

Eradicating corruption from the country is the prime agenda of Prime Minister Modi led central government. Empowering law enforcement agencies were must and the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill will exactly do the same. However, the wait was too long but finally, PM Modi led government has approved ‘Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill’ which will empower law enforcement agencies to confiscate the assets of economic absconders till they submit to the jurisdiction of law in India...

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CBI nabs Punjab National Bank's internal chief auditor MK Sharma in connection with #PNBScam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested PNB’s internal chief auditor MK Sharma in connection with the Rs 12,700-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud case involving billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi. The move comes few days after the PNB bank on Monday revealed an additional unauthorized transaction related to the scam by billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, increasing the estimated size of the fraud by Rs 1,322 crore. The latest increase means that the total fraud ..

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#KartiChidambaram sent to one-day CBI custody in INX Media case

Delhi's Patiala House Court sends Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram to one day police custody on Wednesday...

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ED seeks non-bailable warrant against billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi in #PNBScam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday moved to a special court to seek a non-bailable warrant against billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi in connection with the money laundering case registered after the Rs. 11,400-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud case...

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CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram in connection with INX Media money laundering case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Congress leader Karti Chidambaram who is a son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday from Chennai Airport in connection with INX Media money laundering case...

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Congress embarrassed again! Captain Amarinder Singh son in-law involved in Simbaholi Sugars scam

Soon after the Punjab National Bank fraud case was unveiled, Congress immediately blamed PM Modi and Baharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Taking the same stance on Simbaholi Sugars scam, Congress strongly criticized PM Modi and BJP publically through twitter. However, after realizing that one of the accused in Simbaholi Sugars scam was son-in law of Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh quickly deleted the twitter post blaming PM Modi and BJP...

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Shocking! PNB reveals additional fraud of Rs 1300 crore related to billionaire Jeweler Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

Amid highly intensified probe into the Punjab National Bank fraud case, the PNB bank on Monday revealed an additional unauthorized transaction related to the scam by billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, increasing the estimated size of the fraud by Rs 1,322 crore. The latest increase means that the total fraud now amounts to nearly Rs 12,622 crore as against the original estimated over Rs 11,400 crore...

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Lalu’s daughter in deep trouble; ED attaches Misa Bharti’s farmhouse in Money Laundering case

The Enforcement Department (ED) on Sunday attached a farmhouse that belonged to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter and Rajya Sabha Member Misa Bharti in a money laundering case. Notably, the Adjudicating Authority of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) said that the Delhi farmhouse, attached by the Enforcement Directorate in the name of Misha Bharti and her husband, is involved in money laundering and ordered that the attachment of the asset should continue. The move comes a month after ..

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Taking its probe on next level, ED to send judicial requests to over a dozen countries to obtain information in #PNBScam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) taking its probe to a next level, will soon send judicial requests to over a dozen countries for obtaining information about the overseas businesses and assets of billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi and owner of Gitanjali Gems Mehul Choksi in the 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank loan fraud case...

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Keeping agenda of zero tolerance against corruption on top, MEA revokes passport of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi in #PNBScam

Keeping the agenda of zero tolerance against corruption on top, PM Modi led central government on Saturday revoked the passports of diamond merchant Nirav Modi and Gitanjali Gems owner Mehul Choksi in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank loan fraud case...

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CBI alleges Aurangabad District Magistrate on corruption charges

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted a raid on the premises of Kanwal Tanu, the District Magistrate of Aurangabad, Bihar and alleged that he had withdrawn more than Rs 2 crore from a beneficiary in lieu of a land given to a firm named Bhartiya Rail Bijlee under the National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)...

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ED freezes bank deposits, shares worth Rs 44 crore of Nirav Modi group in #PNBScam

Continuing with the seizure process, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday seized bank deposits and shares worth Rs 44 crore of the Nirav Modi group in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case...

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ED issues fresh summon against Nirav Modi in #PNBScam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday issued fresh summon to Nirav Modi after he failed to appear before the probe agency in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case. Notably, the move comes hours after the probe agency froze mutual funds and shares worth about 94.5 Crore rupees of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi Group. According to the official sources, Nirav Modi has sent an email to ED citing suspension of his passport and pending business issues as reasons for his ..

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ED attaches shares, luxury cars belonging to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi Group in #PNBScam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday launched an intensified investigation in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case, froze mutual funds and shares worth about 94.5 Crore rupees of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi Group...

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Mumbai Court gives custody of Vipul Ambani, 5 others to CBI in #PNBScam

A special court in Mumbai on Wednesday sent Vipul Ambani a senior executive in Nirav Modi's company and five others to CBI custody till March 5th in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case. The six were arrested in connection with two FIRs registered by the CBI involving Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, the owner of Gitanjali Gems. All the arrested associates of Nirav Modi were presented in the special court in Mumbai which gave their custody to CBI till March 5th ..

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CBI intensifies its probe in #PNBScam ; arrests GM rank officer of Punjab National Bank

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) moving ahead with the strict probe in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores loan fraud case has arrested 6 people including General Manager rank officer of Punjab National Bank, Rajesh Jindal...

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#PNBScam : CBI arrests 3 more officials of Punjab National Bank

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested three more employees of the Punjab National Bank in connection with the Rs 11,378.68 Crores loan fraud case involving billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi. The move comes after the probe agency sealed Brady House branch of Punjab National Bank in Mumbai. However, Supreme Court will hear on Friday a PIL that sought a probe by a Special Investigation Team in the Punjab National Bank scam...

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CBI seals Brady House branch of Punjab National Bank in Mumbai, from where #PNBScam was originated

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) taking a stringent action sealed Brady House branch of Punjab National Bank in Mumbai on Monday morning from where the Rs 11,378.68 Crores PNB scam was originated. Notably, the biggest fraudulent case hit Mumbai on Wednesday last week where Punjab National Bank reported that it has detected fraudulent and unauthorized transactions in one of its branches in Mumbai. The cumulative fraud amounts to US $1,771.69 billion i.e. Rs 11,378.68 Crores...

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MEA suspends passports of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi for 4 weeks in #PNBScam

Taking a step forward in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank scam, the Ministry of External Affairs has suspended the passports of diamond merchant Nirav Modi and Gitanjali Gems owner Mehul Choksi for four weeks on Friday...

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PNB Scam: ED raided 17 premises of Nirav Modi and Geetanjali Gems, Jewels of Rs 5100 Cr seized

Following the raids over $1.77 billion Punjab National Bank scam, the Enforcement Directorate has raided 17 premises across the country related to Jeweller Nirav Modi and Geetanjali Gems. The ED also seized jewellery worth Rs 5,100 crores, in gold, diamond and other precious stones while raiding Nirav Modi's showrooms...

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Ravi Shankar Prasad hits out at Congress for linking Nirav Modi with PM Modi in #PNBScam; says guilty will not be spared

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday slammed Congress Party for linking Punjab National Bank fraudulent Nirav Modi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said, calling Nirav Modi as ‘Chhota Modi’ is derogatory, scandalous and demeaning and further added that the central government will not spare the guilty in the Rs 11,378.68 Crores Punjab National Bank scam...

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Know Nirav Modi, the man behind the India’s biggest corporate fraud

While the Punjab National Bank fraud case has just come into light, the perpetrator has been identified too. He is Nirav Modi, a renowned jewellery designer who has stores in US, Beijing, Hong Kong, and India...

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Punjab National Bank Scam: Billionaire Diamond Merchant Nirav Modi pops up in probe; PNB Stocks plunge by 10%

One of the biggest fraudulent case hit Mumbai on Wednesday where Punjab National Bank reported that it has detected fraudulent and unauthorized transactions in one of its branches in Mumbai. The cumulative fraud amounts to US $1,771.69 billion i.e. Rs 11,378.68 Crores...

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GST Commissioner and 6 others held for taking bribes on monthly, quarterly basis

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a GST commissioner Sansar Chand from Kanpur and six others, including 3 officials, were held for taking a bribe. The accused used to collect bribes from businessmen and industrialists on a regular basis...

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Another setback for ex-Haryana CM Hooda: CBI files chargesheet against him and 33 others

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a chargesheet against former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda who is allegedly connected with a huge land scam in Haryana. The charge sheet was filed against 33 others along with the ex- Haryana CM in the Panchkula CBI court. ..

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 5 years of imprisonment in third #fodderscam case

A special CBI court Wednesday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in another Fodder Scam that is related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 35 crore and Rs 62 lakh from Chaibasa treasury during the 1990s. The court has sentenced him five years of imprisonment...

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#Vyapam Scam: CBI files chargesheet against former Madhya Pradesh Minister and 94 others

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge sheet against former Madhya Pradesh Minister Laxmikant Sharma, his Officer on Special Duty and 93 others in one of the cases related to the Vyapam scam. The charge sheet, filed in a special court in Bhopal, also named Pankaj Trivedi, the then controller of examinations at Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board also known as Vyapam. The names also include the then principal system analyst in Vyapam, two other officials, six middlemen ..

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Delhi HC upheld Money Laundering case on Virbhadra Singh and his wife

The Delhi High court giving a major setback to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh on Thursday upheld the validity of a money laundering law provision...

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RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 3.5 years of imprisonment in #foddercase

A decade-long story of corruption is on its conclusion now as RJD supremo and former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav is all set to go in prison for 3.5 years and will also pay Rs 5 lakh fine in a decade-long fodder case...

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More trouble for Lalu’s daughter; ED files supplementary charge sheet against Misa Bharti in Money Laundering case

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti seems to get into more double as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a second charge sheet in a money laundering case before a Delhi court...

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Corruption washed out this year: In 118 cases, 134 officials and 17 private individuals arrested

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau arrested 134 officials from different departments and 17 private individuals while accepting bribes, in a total of 118 cases this year...

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ED seizes valuables worth Rs 40 crore in connection with Rose Valley Chit Fund scam

On Wednesday, Enforcement Directorate(ED) raided three showrooms of Adrija Gold Corporation in connection with Rose Valley chit fund scam. Later on Thursday, it claimed that it has seized diamonds, rubies and sapphires and gold ornaments worth Rs 40 crore during the raid...

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Dynasty of corruption: Lalu found guilty in Fodder scam on the same day his daughter faces charge sheet from ED

A long story of corruption might end as RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convicted by the special CBI court in the Deoghar leg of the fodder scam case and will be taken to the Birsa Munda Jail. Before appearing to the Ranchi Court, he was confident and was expecting a 2g like acquisition. Quantum of his sentence will be pronounced on January 3, 2018...

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Subramanian Swamy shows black ribbon for freeing the bees of #2Gscam

Shocking judgement by Justice Saini shattered the let-downed Subramanian Swamy’s efforts. Efforts he took to fight against 2G Scam, efforts to catch the collars of the accused, efforts to put off the curtains from the whole scenario. This led him to speak by holding a press conference at 3.30 pm...

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Coal scam: Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda awarded 3-year jail term along with Rs 25 lakh fine

A Delhi CBI court has found ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda and and ex-coal secretary H C Gupta guilty in the coal scam case. Besides the three years jail term to both, the special court also imposed a fine of Rs 25 lakh on Koda and Rs one lakh on Gupta...

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Rs 48.91 crores of demonetized currency seized in Gujarat`s Bharuch

The effects of demonetization could be seen even after over 1 year. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DIR) officers seized Rs. 48.91 crores of demonetized currency in Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 denomination currency notes after they zeroed in office premises at Bharuch in Gujarat. DRI is filing a complaint in the Court against the three (3) persons involved...

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Panama Papers probe: ED seized assets of former IPL Chairman’s firm

The Enforcement Directorate has on Saturday seized properties worth Rs 10.35 crore in the form of mutual funds from Whitefield Chemtech Pvt Ltd were seized in the Panama Papers case. According to the Agency, it has seized mutual funds of Whitefield Chemtech Private Limited, under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA)...

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Deputy Commissioner suspended for harassing taxpayer in Gujarat

The Income Tax Department has suspended a deputy commissioner for harassing the taxpayer on Friday. In an official release, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said, a complaint was received making serious allegations against Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, posted at Surendranagar in Gujarat region for harassing a taxpayer in a scrutiny case with malafide intention...

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IRCTC tender scam: ED attaches land worth 45 crores belonging to Lalu Prasad in Patna

With every twist in IRCTC hotel scam in which Bihar’s ex-Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is allegedly involved, the deep-rooted corruption during Lalu regime becomes more open and wide. Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached three acres of land worth around 45 crore rupees belonging to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family in connection with the case...

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Unholy nexus of Doctors and Medical centres unearthed by IT raids : Rs 100 Cr black money revealed

In a shocking news of an undercover nexus between doctors and medical centres in Bengaluru, the I-T dept detected Rs 100 crore black money. It claimed doctors were being paid for referring medical tests...

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#BlackMoney : IT Dept issues notices to 1.16 lakh for cash deposit of over Rs 25 lakh post demonetization

The Income Tax Department has slapped notices on 1.16 lakh individuals and firms who made cash deposits of more than Rs 25 lakh in bank accounts post note ban but failed to file returns by the due date, CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra said...

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AAP slapped with Rs 30-cr fine over giving false information of donation

Income Tax department has sent 30.67 crore rupees tax notice to Aam Aadmi Party for providing false information of donation. The party has been asked to pay the penalty by December 07...

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Income Tax Dept raids Jayalalitha’s Poes Garden residence, Sasikala’s room searched

After raiding over AIADMK leader Sasikala’s properties, Income Tax department raided former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha’s Poes Garden residence. Sasikala, a close aide of Jayalalitha was living in her house after the death of Jayalalitha and continued to stay there until she was sent to jail by the Supreme Court...

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Raids on Sasikala, Jaya TV: Income Tax Dept recovers undisclosed wealth around Rs.1430 Cr

Income Tax department disclosed the unaccounted wealth of around Rs. 1430 Crores during the raids that rocked on the premises of jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala and their business associates, and premises of Jaya TV...

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I-T officials raid office, residences of Sasikala and her associates

he residences, offices, and farmhouses of Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai and Bengaluru which belongs to Sasikala and her associates were raided by the income tax officials on Thursday morning. The Income Tax officials have carried out such large-scale raids against the Mannargudi family first time in over 20 years...

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Panama Papers probe is in full swing, reveals Rs 792 Cr black money

The Multi-Agency Group (MAG) which was constituted in April last year to investigate the Panama Papers, has found around 792 crore rupees of undisclosed credits have been detected while criminal prosecution complaints have been filed in five cases...

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‘Paradise Papers’ to be monitored by reconstituted Multi Agency Group: Govt

The Government has directed that investigations in cases of Paradise Papers will be monitored through a reconstituted Multi Agency Group, headed by the Chairman, CBDT, having representatives from CBDT, ED, RBI and FIU...

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Identified 2 lakh shell companies to face criminal action

The suppression against black money has been sharpened by the government. Under the revamped Companies Act, the identified shell companies will be facing criminal action. The companies have already been struck off the Registrar of Companies earlier this year...

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Madras HC appoints nine-member committee to settle dues of investors in Disc Assets case

A nine-member committee has been appointed by the Madras High Court to settle an amount of more than Rs.761 crore dues of about nine lakh investors. Over 10 years ago these depositors have deposited money with Tamil Nadu-based Disc Assets Lead India Limited for the purchase of plots...

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Vigilance probe ordered against Oommen Chandy in 2013 solar scam by Kerala Govt

In the 2013 Kerala Solar Scam, Former Chief Minister of Kerala Oommen Chandy has been found guilty by the Justice G Sivarajan commission. He is directly found involved in the solar scam. The vigilance department will proceed the investigation of the case...

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IT department attaches property of Rabari Devi in benami deal case

The income tax department has attached three properties of Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabari Devi and her daughter Hema Yadav in Patna for Tax evasion case and benami property deal. The IT department in Bihar has attached three plots located in Danapur and Phulwarisharif locality of Patna district...

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Lalu Yadav presented before court for IRCTC hotel scam; Tejaswi to appear on Friday

Rashtriya Janta Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav presented before the CBI court on Thursday for questioning in case of IRCTC hotel tenders allotted to private firms in Ranchi and Puri. Court had asked Lalu and his Son Tejasvi Yadav to be present on fifth and sixth October respectively...

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EC disqualifies Jharkhand Ex-CM Madhu Koda from contesting polls

The Election Commission of India (EC) on Wednesday disqualified Jharkhand’s former Chief Minister Madhu Koda for not submitting actual election expenditure records which were used in 2009 Assembly polls. He is not liable to contest any election for next three years...

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Raids on ‘Cafe Coffee Day’ discloses Rs 650 Cr illegal income: I-T Dept

The Income tax department department's raids on Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) retail chain has found concealed income of over Rs 650 crores from the documents seized. The officials claim that the undisclosed income of CCD owner VG Siddhartha is estimated to be much higher. "There are a number of other issues, including violations of other statutes on which there is no disclosure but relevant evidence has been found," an official said...

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Goa ACB detains Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar over corruption charges

Goa legislative assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar have been booked by Goa’s anti-corruption bureau (ACB) for stocking up on disproportionate assets of Rs. five crore...

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Vijay Mallya to appear in London court today for his hearing on extradition case

Once upon a time liquor baron, Vijay Mallya will appear at the Westminster court in London today for a hearing in his ongoing extradition case over economic offences in India. Mallya is facing a list of never-ending economic offences and is currently out on bail. ..

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Action Black Money: Over 1 lakh directors of shell companies soon to get disqualified

Government has identified more than one lakh directors of shell companies for disqualification following cancellation of registration of nearly 2.1 lakh companies last week. “The fight against black money shall be incomplete without breaking the network of shell companies. Possibility of using the shell companies for laundering the black money cannot be undermined,” minister of state for corporate affairs P P Chaudhary said...

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Lalu Prasad and son Tejashwi summoned by CBI for IRCTC Hotel scam case

The IRCTC Scam which prompted the RJD-JD (U) split in Bihar seems to give Lalu Prasad Yadav a tough game in his political career. The Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI has summoned former RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son Tejashwi in the alleged IRCTC hotels scam...

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Govt freezes bank accounts of more than 2lakhs ‘struck off’ companies

To prevent any kind of black money racket, bank accounts of 209,032 suspected shell companies have been frozen. The Department of Financial Services has advised all Banks that they should take immediate steps to put restrictions on bank accounts of such struck off companies. The banks have been advised to take immediate steps to put restrictions on bank accounts of struck-off companies...

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ED attaches Misa Bhartai’s farm house in Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate attached a farmhouse owned by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti in Delhi’s Bijwasan area...

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SC all set to hear Rs 64 cr Bofors pay off case next month

The apex court is all set to hear the much publicized 64 crore Bofors pay off case after a gap of nearly 12 years! The hearing of the case is likely to resume in October...

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Zero tolerance towards corruption; Nitish Kumar orders CBI probe into Bhagalpur NGO Scam

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar promised corruption free governance in the state. Regarding Bhagalpur NGO scam opposition was shouting against Nitish Kumar but proving their allegations wrong, Bihar CM instructed a CBI probe into Bhagalpur NGO scam. An NGO Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti is alleged swindling of government money to the tune of over Rs 950 crore by an NGO in Bhagalpur...

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Narada Sting probe in progress; Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee appears before ED

The ruling party of West Bengal Trinamool Congress is devastated with various scams. Sarada and Narada financial scams hit TMC badly before 2016 Bidhansavha election. Many top level TMC leaders including Mayor of Kolkata Sovan Chatterjee were alleged of taking a bribe from a journalist. The investigation is going on in Narada case. On Thursday Kolkata Mayor appeared before Enforcement Directorate(ED) office...

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Fake Chinese parts used in India-made Bofors guns; CBI files FIR

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case of criminal conspiracy and cheating against a Delhi based firm, for selling Chinese parts camouflaged as 'Made in Germany' to Jabalpur's Ordnance Factory. The Agency also registered a case against unknown official of Guns Carriage Factory (GCF), Jabalpur over the same. The parts used in Dhanush guns, a domestic version of the Bofors artillery guns were shown as procured from CRB Antriebstechnik. Notably, GCF tests showed that the bearings ..

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Operation Clean Money-II: IT Dept detects 5.5 lakh more people for suspicious transactions

The Income Tax department in the second phase of Operation Clean Money (OCM) has identified over 5.56 lakh individuals for investigation into claims of excessive cash sales during the demonetization period. Another 1.04 lakh persons who did not disclose all bank accounts during e-verification in the first phase of OCM have also been identified...

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Mallya's extradition underway from UK: MEA

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay on Thursday said that the process for extraditing Vijay Mallya from UK is already underway. He said that PM Narendra Modi had raised the matter with British PM Theresa May on the sidelines of G-20...

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CBI arrests Ranchi IT Commissioner in corruption case

Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Tapas Kumar Dutta has been arrested from Ranchi by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with an ongoing investigation of a corruption case. The case has been registered against Dutta, three other officials of the IT Dept and six others. There are allegations of criminal conspiracy, illegal gratification and criminal misconduct, against the accused, CBI Said...

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TMC leaders putting great effort to avoid CBI interrogation of Narada case

The six-year rule of Mamata Banerjee has failed to give anything to Bengal but different scams. The Narad scam where a video sting caught TMC leaders red-handed accepting bribes made great controversies. CBI charged filed against TMC leaders involved in Scam. Now CBI ordered Subrata Mukhopadhyay and Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar to appear before CBI court on Thursday. But the TMC leaders are not appearing before CBI Court currently with using the coming party gathering as the reason...

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Legacy of corruption to be continued; Lalu’s son will not resign from deputy CM post

The ongoing scam, CBI raid at properties of Lalu Prasad, the case against his son Tejashwi Yadav who is the current deputy CM of Bihar in hotel case has compelled him to convene a meeting of all party legislators. After the leaders meet, it has been declared in a press conference that Lalu’s son will not resign as deputy CM...

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After CBI raids on Lalu Yadav's properties, ED searches Misa Bharti's farm house

Immediately after the CBI raids on properties of Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family on Friday, the sleuths of Enforcdement Department conducted searches at the farm house of Lalu's daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Misa Bharati on Saturday...

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CBI raids Lalu Prasad's residence over alleged irregularities in railway hotel tender

Patna, July 6: The Lalu regime of Bihar is full of never-ending corruption list. Regarding Iirregularities in a Hotel Tender case, CBI Has filed a case against former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi, their son Tejaswi who is Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister. CBI also raided his house on Friday morning. In 2006, tender was awarded to private Sujata Hotels for development, maintenance and operation of BNR Hotels in Ranchi and Puri. Irregularities have been noticed and based ..

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Over 2000 criminal cases filed against waqf properties in 3 years

The Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said that during the last three years, more than two thousand criminal cases have been filed in connection with encroachment on waqf properties by waqf mafias and strict action has been taken against several people sitting at top posts in waqf boards...

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Brazil Prez Michel Temer charged with corruption, high chances of economic crisis to spread

In a shocking news, Brazil’s President Michel Temer has been charged with bribery. The top federal prosecuter has alleged that Temer asked him a bribery of multi-million dollars. Meanwhile, Temer’s office and lawyer, Antonio Mariz declined all charges and have not given any statement. Speaking at the plea-bargain testimony, executives said the President took bribes resolving tax matters, freeing up loans from state-run banks and many other issues. ..

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Now ‘Central Vigilance Commission’ to probe corruption cases of private banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has taken a big step to tighten the corruption in the private banks. RBI has approves the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to probe allegations of corruption in private sector banks and against their employees...

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CBI registers FIR to probe ‘Sachal Palna Griha Yojana’ scam of Akhilesh govt

The CBI has registered an FIR to probe the alleged misappropriation of funds in the 1,100 crore rupee Sachal Palna Griha Yojana of the previous Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh. Officials of the UP social welfare, building and constructions department allegedly connived with several NGOs to divert funds meant for crèches for children of women labourers...

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Army Colonel who took Rs 50,000 bribe arrested!

The CBI on Sunday arrested Colonel Shaibal Kumar for allegedly taking a bribe of 50,000 rupees from a Pune-based private firm. The investigation agency also nabbed 3 other officials of Xtech Equipment Pvt Ltd...

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Waqf Board will soon be dissolved in UP; CM Yogi recommends CBI probe

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has initiated to dissolve both Shia and Sunni Waqf boards and recommends CBI probe into alleged scam. Nominated members of both the boards have been removed and notices have been issued to the Chairmen of the boards...

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Uttarakhand CM Rawat asks CBI to probe Highway Scam

Bharatiya Janata Party is getting into an internal turmoil after Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat convinces CBI to probe alleged multi-crore highway scam between the state and Centre. A preliminary report submitted on the alleged scam by former Kumaon commissioner D. Senthil Pandiyan had spotted 18 instances when inflated compensation was supposedly paid for the acquisition of land for the widening of NH-74 in Udham Singh Nagar district. The irregularities amount to Rs 240cr. ..

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ED files chargesheet against Mallya who has taken Rs 423cr out of India

After the Westminster Magistrate Court in Britain gave relief to Vijay Mallya until December; Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday submitted a chargesheet in a Mumbai special court against the liquor baron and six others in a 900cr money laundering case. The complaint accused the airline and Mallya of having routed overseas over 417cr of 900cr it secured as a loan from IDBI Bank Ltd for aircraft rental leasing and operational expenses...

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Lalu appears in special CBI court; Fodder Scam reminds Bihar's most corrupt era

Lalu Prasad Yadav era in Bihar and corruption can now be treated as synonyms. The fodder scam which is a collective term for a set of 64 cases has passed two decades. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad on Tuesday appeared in a special CBI court. Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra and another accused also appeared in the court of CBI judge Dev Raj Tripathi. During Lalu prasad’s rule in Bihar, fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 900 crore took place...

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Searches on NDTV promoters' premises based on warrants by Competent Court: CBI on #NDTVRaids

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has clarified in the wake of allegations of gagging by NDTV that the searches were carried out at the premises of the promoters and their offices based on search warrants issued by the Competent Court...

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Three more arrested in Bihar topper scam case by Patna Police

After last year again topper scandal hit Bihar this year. In same manner, last year topper Rubi Rai and this year topper Ganesh Kumar could not show their academic skill in their subjects. In the later part of last week, Ganesh Kumar was arrested for forgery in his documents. On Sunday, Patna Police arrested three persons in connection with this case. The headmaster of Sanjay Gandhi High School in Samastipur district was also arrested..

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CBI arrests Lt Col Suvramani Moni and middleman Gaurav Kohli in 'Army Posting Racket'

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against Army officers and arrests Lt Col Ranganathan Suvramani Moni and middleman Gaurav Kohli in an alleged racket of illegal transfers and postings...

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Bihar Board’s arts topper Ganesh Kumar arrested for alleged forgery of age;result cancelled

Patna, June 2: The education system of Bihar is often hit by various scandals. After Rubi Rai case in 2016, this year’s arts topper Ganesh Kumar went on the same lines in TV interviews. Both of them failed to give answer to basic questions related to their subjects. Ganesh Kumar was arrested yesterday for alleged forgery of documents after the Bihar School Examination Board. His result has been suspended by the board. BSEB Chairman Anand Kishore said that Ganesh Kumar’s result has been cancelled ..

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Again Topper Scam hits Bihar; ED registers money laundering case

The result of Bihar Board is again creating controversial news after last year. Rubi Rai, the last year topper scored 86% marks but could not answer the basic questions related to her subject. In the same manner, this year Arts topper, Ganesh Kumar could not show his academic skill. This has led the way to another topper scam in the state. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against four principals the Agency will probe the possible 'proceeds of crime'...

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CBI court to resume hearing in fodder scam case on June 9

The Special CBI court in Ranchi will be resuming hearing in the much publicised Bihar Fodder Scam case involving the then Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal Supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and others from June 9...

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New scam of UPA regime: CBI to probe worth Rs 70,000 Cr Air India deal

The Central Bureau of Investigation will begin its probe in 'irregularities' in aviation deals made during the Congress-led UPA era. The agency has filed 3 cases in relation to purchase of 111 aircraft, leasing of planes and relinquishing profit-making routes and schedule. It is also probing the Air India-Indian Airlines merger in 2011. ..

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ED arrests Misa Bharti’s CA on Rs 8000 cr scam

he Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested former Bihar Chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti’s chartered accountant (CA) Rajesh Agarwal in Rs 8,000 crore money trail scam...

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Pakistan PM Sharif given 7-day deadline to resign over Panama Papers case

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been given a deadline of 7 days to resign by the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court Bar Association. The notification, over Panama Papers case, came soon after Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) members clashed with lawyers supporting Sharif...

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Modi finished ministerial corruption: Former US Ambassador David Mulford

Former US Ambassador to India, David C Mulford, lauded the Indian PM Modi for ending corruption at ministerial level...

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HC notice issued to Dayanidhi Maran in Aircel-Maxis case

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi and others on the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against their discharge in the Aircel-Maxis case...

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#AircelMaxis case: ED files money laundering case against Karti Chidambaram; flees away to London

Son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram ran away for London after CBI Raids on their premises in connection with the alleged irregularities in FDI on Tuesday. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Karti Chidambaram...

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CBI hints atr Karti Chidambaram's arrest in cheating case

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Joint Director Vineet Vinayak hinted that Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister and top Congress leader P Chidambaram could face arrest in financial irregularities cases...

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Karti Chidambaram, others booked on cheating, corruption charges

After the raids on their properties, the Economic Offences Wing of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday booked Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram...

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IT dept raids Lalu Prasad Yadav's properties in Benami land case

Income Tax department has initiated raids at 22 locations in Delhi and Gurgaon on the charges of benami land deals worth 1,000 crore , involving Lalu Prasad Yadav. BJP leader, Sushil Modi had made the allegations against Lalu of amassing benami properties through shell companies. ..

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#AircelMaxis case: P Chidambaram and son Karti's house being raided by CBI

Former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram has come under CBI's radar, as the agency is conducting raids at locations in Mumbai, Delhi, Gurugram and Chennai including residence of Karti Chidambaram. The raids are being conducted after an FIR was filed against him and his son Karti in connection to a foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIBP) clearance. A total of 16 places are being raided currently...

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Anti- Corruption bureau to unravel alleged PWD scam by questioning its officials

The Delhi government has lost trust of citizens due to different alleged scams. Recently, a PWD engineer filed a complaint alleging how he was threatened by the workers of a company for tying to stop them from damaging a drain. The owner of the company is Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s relative. Based on the allegations the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Delhi government will question officials of the public works department. Already six PWD officials were questioned. The anti-graft body will ..

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Big Blow to Gandhis after HC orders income tax probe in National Herald Case

A big blow for Congress President Sonia Gandhi and vice President Rahul Gandhi in National Herald Case as the Delhi High Court on Friday cleared the way for an Income Tax investigation into Young Indian Private Limited. Notably, the Young Indian Private Limited is headed by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi...

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Court summons Virbhadra Singh, his wife in DA case; embarrassment continues

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh is been summoned by a CBI court in connection with a money laundering case registered against him and others. However, a string of embarrassment continues for Virbhadra Singh, state and as well as for the Congress party as being a chief minister he is accused in a disproportionate assets case. ..

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After questioning for two days, Dinakaran’s fate will be decided today on EC bribery case

After TTV Dhinakaran was arrested on 19 April, was asked to report on Saturday and then on the second consecutive day, Sunday he was questioned by the police over his involvement in a case of alleged bribery of Election Commission officials for retrieving the party's 'two leaves' symbol...

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Special Investigation team again summoned ex-Goa CM Kamat over illegal mining case

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Friday issued yet another summons to Goa's former chief minister and Congress leader Digambar Kamat in the mining scam case of 2013. Sources said the SIT has issued him the fresh summons to appear on Monday morning...

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Embarrassment continues for Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh; appears before ED over DA case

The embarrassment for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh continues as he today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in New Delhi in connection with a money laundering case registered against him and others...

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Delhi Police served notice to Dhinakaran for bribing in symbol case; told to appear on Saturday

On Wednesday late night Delhi police crime branch served notice to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran in a case of alleged bribery to Election Commission officials for retrieving the party's 'two leaves' symbol...

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IT raids in around 80 locations of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka

In connection with a tax evasion case, the Income Tax (IT) department on Wednesday begin searches at about 80 locations in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala...

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BJP demands resignation of the accused ministers in the #NaradaStingCase

Narada sting operation with couple of other chit funds’ fraud has created a bad reputation of the West Bengal government in power already. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has already been witnessing the consequences ever since. BJP in power of the country has demanded to remove all the 12 cabinet ministers accused of Narada sting case...

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Operation Clean Money: 2362 IT raids; detects Rs 9334 Cr undisclosed income

The Income Tax department has identified over 60 thousand individuals for investigation into claims of excessive cash sales during the demonetization period. Of them, there are 1,300 high risk persons who have been marked for investigation. The action is part of the 'Operation Clean Money' launched by the IT Department to detect black money post demonetization...

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IT to investigate 60,000 individuals under Operation Clean Money to curb corruption

In order to curb the corruption and punish all the people who are involved in such illegal activities, the Income Tax department on Friday launched the second phase of 'Operation Clean Money' to detect black money post-demonetisation. Notably, in this second phase, over 60,000 individuals will be investigated...

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ED summons Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh for questioning in money laundering probe

Money laundering probe over Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has given him a huge embarrassment. Now, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned Virbhadra Singh for questioning in the same matter. He has been asked to depose before the Investigating Officer of the case on April 13 in New Delhi...

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Yogi Govt to probe sale of 21 sugar mills involving a scam of 1100 crore rupees

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered to probe the sale of 21 sugar mills in the state in 2010-11. Notably, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in its report had estimated losses to the tune of Rs 1,179.84 crore due to sale of these sugar mills. After a meeting with the Sugarcane Development department, Chief Minister Yogi said the state government may recommend CBI probe into the matter...

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Huge embarrassment for Himachal CM; ED attaches farmhouse in money laundering probe

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday have taken a strict action against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and attached a farmhouse with a market value of Rs 27 crore in connection with its money laundering probe...

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#AircelMaxis case: CBI informs SC on the investigation of P.Chidambaram

A case that sparked off in 2011 is still struggling to be resolved. The Aircel-Maxis case involved 745 crore in which former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother and wife along with P.Chidambaram was also said to be involved. Central Bureau of Investigation told Suprece Court today that it is investigating former Congress Finance Minister P Chidambaram for the clearance he gave to Malaysian firm Maxis to buy 100 percent of Aircel. ..

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Virbhadra Singh DA case: Delhi court adjourned the matter for April 3

Delhi Patiala house court on Saturday adjourned the disproportionate assets case (DA) against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh till April 3. CBI filed charge-sheet against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife in a special court in Delhi in a disproportionate assets case. Also CBI filed case against seven other persons including LIC Agent, Owner of a private firm based at Parwanoo (Himachal Pradesh), Stamp Vendor, MD of a Delhi based private firm on the allegations ..

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South Korea’s President arrested over allegations of corruption

South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye was arrested today in the early hours for allegation of high profile corruption, charges including bribery in a corruption scandal which demeaned country's business and political elite...

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3,296 central government employees were awarded various punishments for alleged corruption

Government on Wednesday informed Parliament about several important actions taken by them and also gave the information about the cases of terrorism, corruption etc which is reported in the year 2016-17...

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Banks asks Mallya to get back 40 million US dollars or appear in court

Coming out as a nasty jolt for businessman Vijay Mallya in the loan’s defaulter case, the banks led by SBI on Friday told the Supreme Court that unused airline Kingfisher head Vijay Mallya either get back 40 million US dollars back to India or appear personally to explain how that money was sent out without the court’s consent...

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SIT detected Rs 70,000 Cr black money so far!

Supreme Court appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT) that has so far detected 70 thousand crore rupees of black money including over 16,000 crore rupees by Indians stashing funds abroad, across the country. Justice Arijit Pasayat, vice-chairman of the Special Investigation Team on black money, said on Thursday that the Rs 70,000 crore of black money has been unearthed so far and the sixth report on it will be submitted to the apex court in April...

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Big blow to Teesta Setalvad; SC questions source of money in her frozen account

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed infamous activist Teesta Setalvad and questioned about the source of money in her bank accounts and others which were frozen by Ahmedabad police in 2015 after allegations of misappropriation...

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CBI arrests former director A.P Singh for favoring controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested its former director Amar Pratap Singh after registering an FIR against him for allegedly favoring controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi. Notably, Singh is arrested under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code...

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Samsung chief Lee arrested in corruption probe

In a fresh blow to the world's biggest maker of smartphones, Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that rocked the highest levels of power in South Korea...

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Action will be taken on 9 Lakh doubtful bank accounts due to suspicious deposits

Government`s one more anti-corruption drive 'Operation Clean Money' trapped Large Deposits After Notes Ban. Nearly nine lakh bank accounts under the Income Tax scanner for suspicious bank deposits during the demonetisation period, have been put in the 'doubtful' category. The action against them will follow only after the new tax amnesty scheme which ends on the 31st of next month...

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Gandhi family fear: Himachal HC arranges counsel for lone RTI activist to fight against Priyanka Vadra's land deal case

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday appointed a counsel for RTI activist into Priyanka Vadra’s land purchase deal case. Notably, the high court has appointed a senior advocate, R.K. Bawa as petitioner’s counsel along with an assistant, Jevan so that the case could be brought to a logical conclusion...

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#Demonetisation Days: 20 bank employees involved in dubious transactions suspended

Five National banks have suspended more than 20 of its employees who were allegedly involved in irregular exchange transactions during the phase of demonetisation. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State in the Finance Ministry Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Friday informed that five national banks have reported 14 such cases in which its 20 employees were found guilty in exchanging of cash at very large scale in an illegal manner...

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IT dept issued 87 notices and attaches asset worth Rs 42 crores under Benami Transactions Act

With the view of curbing black money and corruption from the country Income Tax department have started taking action under the newly enforced Benami Act. Notably, IT Department has issued 87 notices and attached bank deposits worth crores in 42 cases nationwide under Benami Transactions Act...

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CAG to investigate Sahara and Birla’s diary; contains details of Pay-off

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to investigate against Sahara and Birla’s diaries which contains the details of pay-offs to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat. Earlier before Congress Vice President has accused PM Modi of taking bribes when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat...

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ED arrests Delhi based lawyer Rohit Tandon in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday late night arrested lawyer Rohit Tandon in a case of seizure of nearly 14 crore rupees after police and income tax department raided a law firm premises as part of an anti-black money operation after demonetisation was announced. Officials said Tandon was arrested under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, PMLA, and he will be produced in a court today over charges of converting black money to the tune of Rs 70 crore into 'white'. The arrest ..

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SP Tyagi not to get any sympathy if charges proved in #AgustaWestland case: Air Chief Arup Raha

Taking on the August Westland scam, Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha in his Press statement on Wednesday morning said that former Air Chief S.P Tyagi is like an extended family member and we should stand by them until the probe is proved against him. But, he clearly mentioned that if charges against him proved than Air Force will not have any sympathy for him...

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ED exposes BSP; over 100 crores deposited in account after demonetisation

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday exposed the corruption of Bahujan Samajwadi Party by detecting the cash totalling over Rs 104 crore in its own account of United Bank of India in New Delhi branch. ED in its investigation has also detected that Rs.1.43 crore have been deposited in the account of Anand, brother of BSP supremo Mayawati...

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IT raids continue:  Rs 30 lakh in new currency and 5kg gold seized from residence of TN Chief Secretary Rao

On the basis of the documents seized during the crackdown at Shekhar Reddy’s residence, Income tax department carried out raids at the residence and office of Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao, the residence of his son Vivek in the city, and the latter’s in-laws’ house in Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh...

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VVIP chopper scam: 16mn euros given to most powerful political family as bribe

The 'India Today' expose on Wednesday has caused a massive embarrassment for the Congress party, as the report revealed that as high as 16 mn Euros were paid as bribe to one of India’s most powerful political families in the AugustaWestland chopper deal...

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IT department raids on Axis Bank branch in Noida discovers 20 fake accounts; Rs 60 crore seized in new currency

Central government on 8th November 2016 took the decision of demonetization in order to fight against corruption, black money and terrorism. Since than many crackdowns by investigation agencies took place in various parts of country in which crores of rupees are already ceased and many officials of banks, lawyers and politicians of local level are arrested allegedly for converting black money into white in several steps...

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CBI arrests senior RBI official with two middlemen allegedly involved in illegal currency exchange

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday morning arrested K Micheal, a Senior Special Assistant of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from Bengaluru and two more middlemen were also arrested for alleged involvement in illegal exchange of currency notes. CBI has also ceased the cash of more than Rs 17 lacs...

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CBI arrests former Air Chief SP Tyagi, two others in VVIP chopper scam

The CBI Friday arrested the former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi and two others in connection with the alleged irregularities in the 2010 VVIP chopper deal worth RS 3600 crore with AugstaWestland...

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Police arrests 8 person alleged of exchanging old currency with new ones illegally, cash seized

Hyderabad police arrested 8 person of gang on early morning of Monday when they were on the way to exchange the new notes with old ones. Police nabbed them when they were checking out the vehicles. These accused 8 members of a particular group were carrying new currency of worth Rs 58 lacs in a vehicle when police caught them...

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CBI registers case against Central Excise officials of Chennai zone over bribery charges

A case against the Principal Chief Commissioner of Central Excise (an IRS officer), Chennai Zone & four Superintendents of Central Excise, Chennai has been registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation over a bribery case. It is allegedly said that that during November, 2016, the accused conspired with each other and demanded illegal gratification for making favourable transfer postings of certain officers of Central Excise, on payment of rupees one lakh per person. Further, one of the accused ..

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“Teesta Brigade” reaches UN: Hide her fraudulent deeds; Blames Indian govt

After getting dumped by the courts of law in India, the “comrades” of infamous, and controversial so-called rights activist Teesta Setalvad have reached UN. The “Teesta Brigade” is victimising Modi govt of India holding it responsible for the ongoing prosecution of Teesta Setalvad for her bare financial crimes in India. ..

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Teesta used NGO fund for luxury items: Betrayed riot victims’ trust

Activist Teesta Setalvad, the messiah of Gujarat riots victims, has spent NGO funds for wine, shoes and on Beauty Parlour; the same fund which was expected to be used for its declared ‘cause’, projecting the Gulberg society into the “Museum of Resistance”...

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Probe report on IPL fixing, betting submitted

The two-member panel probing the charges of match fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) submitted its report Sunday, said Jagmohan Dalmiya, interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). ..

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Anti-corruption protesters trap ministers in Bulgaria

Anti-corruption protests that have been peacefully going on for 40 days reached a climax in Bulgaria when demonstrators trapped a hundred ministers, lawmakers and journalists inside the parliament for over eight hours, urging the government to resign..

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2G court issues fresh summons to Anil Ambani

Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani were Saturday issued fresh summons by a Delhi court to depose Aug 22 and 23 as prosecution witnesses in the 2G spectrum allocation case. ..

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Goa files criminal complaint in Rs. 35,000 crore mining scam

In a development with potentially wide-ranging political ramifications, a top official of the state mines and geology department has filed a complaint with the state Crime Branch in the mammoth illegal mining scam in Goa...

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Bo Xilai charged with bribery, power abuse

Disgraced politician Bo Xilai has been charged with bribery, embezzlement and power abuse, said authorities Thursday...

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Kanimozhi moves SC for quashing 2G charges

The DMK's Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, an accused in the 2G spectrum case, Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking that the charges framed against her by the trial court be quashed. ..

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Two out of three say UPA is corrupt, BJP better option: Survey

The Congress led UPA government is going to pay huge price for corruption and economic misconduct in upcoming 2014 general election. According to CNN-IBN-Hindu survey conducted by CSDS, two out of three people say that the UPA-2 is most corrupt government. While a growing number believe that the BJP is better substitute in 2014 and is better at handling corruption than the UPA...

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SC directs listing of Reliance plea on 2G

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the listing of Reliance Telecommunications' plea challenging the 2G special trial court order summoning a number of people, including Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani, as prosecution witnesses before the bench...

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Italian ex-minister Del Turco gets nine years jail for bribery

A court in Italy has sentenced former economic minister and former president of Abruzzo region Ottaviano Del Turco to nine and a half years in jail for his involvement in bribery in the health sector...

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Left stages sit-in, demanding Chandy's exit

The opposition Left Front in Kerala staged a sit-in here Monday against the Congress-led government over the solar panel scam and demanded that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should go...

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Quattrocchi's death not end of Bofors saga, new govt can reopen the case: Ex CBI director

The death of Ottavio Quattrocchi might have brought the curtains down on the Bofors payoff controversy, but a new government can reopen the case, says a former CBI director...

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Congress demands Raman Singh’s resignation over bank scam

In a fresh crisis for the Raman Singh government, the state Congress on Saturday released a video CD of the purported narco-analysis of the prime accused in a bank scam, in which he names the chief minister, three cabinet ministers and the then DGP as beneficiaries...

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Notice to CBI on Ajay Chautala's interim bail plea

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the CBI and Tihar Jail authorities on an interim bail plea of Ajay Chautala, who is serving a 10-year jail term for irregular appointment of teachers in Haryana in 2000...

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Bofors scam will not be forgotten after Quattrocchi's death: BJP

BJP on Sunday said that the Congress party should not be under the impression that the death of Ottavio Quattrocchi, the main accused in the Bofors, will cover the scam...

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Railway bribery scam : Court refuses bail to Bansal's nephew

A Delhi court Friday dismissed the bail plea of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla, suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar and five others in the alleged Rs.10 crore cash-for-post bribery scandal...

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Corruption in Russian armed forces rampant

Russia lost over 4.4 billion rubles [$133 million] due to corruption in the armed forces, Chief Military Prosecutor Sergei Fridinsky said Thursday. ..

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Coal allocation: BJP demands resignation of PM

Terming the apex court "rap" to the government in coal allocation controversy a vindication of its charge that the UPA government was engaged in a cover-up, the BJP Thursday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh own up the responsibility for the allocations and resign...

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Explain coal blocks allocation method : SC to Govt.

The Supreme Court Wednesday directed the central government to file an affidavit, along with supporting material, explaining the procedure and methodology that was adopted for the allocation of 164 coal blocks...

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Kerala boiling over 'solar' heat, Opposition asks Chandy to quit

The Oomen Chandy government is feeling heat over the ‘Team solar’ scam with opposition mounting pressure on chief minister to step down. Opposition stalled assembly proceeding demanding Chandy’s resignation on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Chandy has refused to bend down and asserted that the opposition charge was part of a political conspiracy...

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Fodder scam: SC stops trial court from delivering verdict against Lalu Yadav

In what comes as a major relief for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Yadav, the Supreme Court today restrained the trial court in Ranchi from delivering its verdict in the fodder scam case in which Yadav is accused of embezzling Rs 37.70 crore from the government during his earlier term as chief minister of Bihar...

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CBI files fresh status report in SC on coal blocks

The CBI Monday filed in the Supreme Court a status report on its ongoing investigation into the alleged irregularities committed in the allocation of coal blocks between 2006-09...

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Bolivia offers asylum to Edward Snowden

President Evo Morales on the weekend offered political asylum to former CIA analyst Edward Snowden in response to a situation he experienced last week when several European countries denied his aircraft overflight and landing privileges out of fear that Snowden was on board. ..

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No proof of Bansal's role in bribery scam, say CBI officials

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday sought to justify its decision to make Pawan Kumar Bansal a witness in the alleged Rs.10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery scandal by saying that they had not found any evidence of the former railway minister's involvement in the case...

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Will appeal against SC verdict: Anti-freebies fighter

Not satisfied with the apex court's verdict Friday that under the Representation of the People Act, promising freebies to voters was not "corruption", city-based advocate S. Subramaniam Balaji said he would go in appeal...

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Political parties shouldn't promise freebies: SC

The Supreme Court Friday asked the Election Commission to frame guidelines to restrain political parties from promising freebies to voters in their election manifestos...

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CBI names Bansal as prosecution witness in Railway bribery case

The CBI on Thursday named former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal as a prosecution witness in the Railways recruitment scam, in which his nephew is an accused...

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Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium going to ruins

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium that was renovated for 2010 CWG is falling apart. Nothing underscores the Government's apathy towards protecting its resources better than the deteriorating condition of the sprawling Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the Capital...

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Railway bribery scam : CBI awaiting sanction to book Board member

The Railway Ministry is yet to accord sanction to CBI to prosecute the then Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar as the agency has finalised its charge sheet in the Railway bribery scandal...

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Lalu seeks transfer of fodder case

RJD chief Lalu Prasad has moved the Jharkhand High Court seeking transfer of a fodder scam case whose verdict has been fixed for July 15...

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CAG report on chopper deal raises questions on trials abroad

The CAG has submitted its report on AgustaWestland chopper deal in which the government auditor is understood to have raised questions over various aspects of the deal, including conduct of trials outside the country despite the Defence Ministry rejecting such a proposal twice. ..

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Present day corruption linked to '75 Emergency: Kuldip Nayar

Corruption scandals that have shamed India in recent years are linked to the Indira Gandhi-imposed 1975-77 Emergency regime when democratic institutions were crushed, says noted journalist Kuldip Nayar...

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Andhra court rejects Janardhana Reddy's bail plea

The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday dismissed the bail petitions of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and managing director of Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) B.V. Srinivasa Reddy in an illegal mining case...

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Probing coal scam CBI reaches PMO; wants advisor as witness

Nearly a month after getting a rap from the supreme court, the CBI’s investigations into the coal blocks allotment scam have reached Prime minister’s office. The agency recorded statements of two former officials on Tuesday and is seeking to question Prime Minister’s Adviser T.K.A. Nair as a witness...

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Italian official held for 10-mn-euro graft

A former senior official in the Italian government has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling 10 million euros of interior ministry funds, police said...

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HC slams Maha govt; asks CBI to probe tribal schemes scam

The Bombay High Court today directed CBI to probe the alleged Rs 6,000-crore scam in purchase of material related to tribal development schemes in Maharashtra and slammed the state government for not taking any concrete steps to look into the serious allegations...

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Tripura bans fund collection by chit fund firms

The Tripura government has asked four non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), including Rose Valley, not to collect deposits from the people, and to make due payments to depositors by July 31, officials said here Thursday...

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Allegations are baseless, says Dasari Narayana Rao

Former union minister of state for coal Dasari Narayana Rao, who faces CBI probe in the coal scam, Wednesday denied his involvement and said the "truth will prevail"...

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CBI starts new probe against Bansal's PS, Railway Board member

CBI on Wednesday registered two new preliminary enquiries against the private secretary of former railway minister Pawan Bansal and a Railway board member which are off-shoots of its probe in the Railway bribery scandal...

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CBI permitted to quiz former coal secretary H C Gupta in coal scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was on Wednesday granted permission to quiz former Coal Ministry secretary H C Gupta in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam...

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Cobrapost expose: Penalty on Axis, HDFC, ICICI banks

Considering revelations by online web portal Cobrapost that had caught several reputed banks violating anti-money laundering norms on camera, the Reserve Bank has acted against three top banks. ..

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CBI should probe coal allocation money trail: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should go after the money trail in coal-blocks allocations to know about the people who benefited from irregularities...

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CBI books Naveen Jindal, Dasari Narayan Rao in coal scam

Congress Member of Parliament Naveen Jindal and former minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao have been named as accused in the fresh FIR filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the coal allocation scam. ..

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