Corruption

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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CBI may book Bansal’s secretary Rahul Bhandari in rail bribary case

Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s private secretary Rahul Bhandari is heading for more trouble as CBI is likely to register a fresh enquiry against him for allegedly playing role in transfers and posting in the Ministry for illegal gratification...

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2G : Court Rejects Plea to Register FIR Against PM, Maran

A Delhi court today dismissed a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran for their alleged role in the 2G case...

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Massive cover up of Coal scam continues

Manmohan Singh government has denied CBI the permission to probe former coal Secretary. This decision of the government is bound to create a major controversy as this is being perceived as an attempt of a massive cover up of “Coal Scam”. ..

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Lokayukta summons UP minister, three SP legislators

Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra has issued summons to four legislators of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), including a state minister, with regard to allottment of work to a defunct non-government organisation. ..

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AgustaWestland wants payments to be released

Even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting a probe into allegations of financial irregularities and payoffs in the Rs. 3600 crore VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland, the Anglo-Italian firm has written to the Finance Ministry for release of nearly Rs 2,400 crore which has been put on hold by the Defence Ministry pending inquiry into the case...

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Dawood, Chhota Shakeel prime suspects in spot fixing: Police

Underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar and Chhota Shakeel are prime suspects in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal and Delhi Police will be naming the duo in their chargesheet...

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Shukla quits IPL before BCCI emergency meet on Srinivasan

Hours after the Indian cricket board called an emergency meeting of its working committee Sunday to decide the fate of its chief, N. Srinivasan, Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla quit, citing the controversy surrounding the Twenty20 tournament...

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BCCI calls emergency meet Sunday

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has called an emergency working committee meeting in Chennai Sunday amid the ongoing crisis in the Indian cricket following the IPL spot fixing scandal, an official said...

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BCCI calls emergency meet Sunday

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has called an emergency working committee meeting in Chennai Sunday amid the ongoing crisis in the Indian cricket following the IPL spot fixing scandal, an official said...

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Bihar official cooked food in silver pressure cooker

A Bihar official used to cook his food in a silver pressure cooker, leaving a Bihar Police raiding team bewildered. ..

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Railway bribery case: CBI records Mittal's statement

Taking its probe further in the Railway bribery scam, CBI has recorded the statement of Chairman Railway Board Vinay Mittal in connection with the case allegedly involving former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla...

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IPL scam: Shastri likely to be on BCCI panel, arrests continue

Former India captain Ravi Shastri and BCCI treasurer Ajay Shirke are expected to be part of the three-member commission set up to investigate Chennai Super Kings chief Gurunath Meiyappan's alleged role in the sensational spot-fixing scandal which unravelled during the Indian Premier League (IPL). ..

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Law soon to deal with malpractices in sports: Sibal

Amid widening ambit of investigations into the IPL-6 spot fixing scam, Law Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that the government will soon bring a stand-alone law to deal with malpractices in sports. ..

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BCCI chief defiant, police question Meiyappan

Embattled BCCI president N. Srinivasan refused to quit Saturday as his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was sent to police custody till May 29 in connection with the raging spot fixing scam in Indian cricket. ..

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Italy to scrap public funding of political parties

The Italian government has agreed to abolish public funding of political parties, Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced. ..

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BJP protests near Sheila Dikshit's residence

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday staged a demonstration near Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence here demanding her resignation over alleged misuse of public money ahead of the 2008 assembly polls...

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Incurable Corruption: A Gift of UPA regime

It is time to scrutinise entire sordid saga of Manmohan Singh's UPA regime. Scared of expose, he allowed an indiscreet review of CBI’s confidential status report to get allegations against him deleted so that he could uphold the moral high ground in the CBI probe...

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Bansal may get clean chit the Buta way

BJP has already raised its voice over CBI chief’s alleged ‘clean chit’ to former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal in the ‘Rail Gate’ scam. But, the news circles in the capital are hot with the buzz that Bansal might get a clean chit just like that of senior Congress leader Buta Singh...

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BJP youth wing workers detained during protest

About 30 activists of the BJP's youth wing protesting the UPA-II government's corruption scandals were detained when they were trying to march towards Connaught Place in central Delhi...

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CBI registers PE into Army land deal

The CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry into a defence land transfer deal, where in land belonging to the Army in Jodhpur and measuring 4.84 acres was transferred to a trust controlled by the Jodhpur royal family...

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Cancel big currency notes to control black money, says Naidu

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu demanded cancellation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes in the country to control black money...

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Sheila Dikshit misused public money: Lokayukta

In a severe indictment, Delhi Lokayukta held Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit guilty of allegedly misusing public funds on an advertisement campaign to get political mileage ahead of last assembly polls and recommended recovery of Rs 11 crore either from her or Congress. ..

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Shashi Kant Sharma’s appointment as CAG illegal: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday criticized the appointment of former defence secretary Shashi Kant Sharma as the new Comptroller and Auditor General, accusing the United Progressive Alliance government of accusing of weakening constitutional institutions...

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Court grants Chautala interim bail for heart surgery

The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted six weeks' interim bail to former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, sentenced to 10 years in jail for irregularities in appointment of teachers in 2000, for pacemaker implant surgery at Gurgaon's Medanta Hospital...

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Has no political aspiration, says CAG Vinod Rai on retirement

Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai, who will demit office on Wednesday, will be remembered for turning the statutory body into a pugnacious watchdog of good governance and administrative integrity at a time when India is experiencing the need for greater transparency and a rebalancing of power that has tilted over the years towards the executive...

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DA case: Jagan's wife attacks CBI, accuses it of working at Congress's behest

With Jaganmohan Reddy completing a year in jail after his arrest in a disproportionate assets case, his wife Bharathi on Monday attacked CBI, alleging it was controlled by partisan interests and had delayed probe to keep him in prison...

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BCCI sets up probe panel, wants players' agents accredited

Agents of all players will now need to be accredited to the Indian cricket board while an anti-corruption official of the board will be assigned to each IPL team, board president N. Srinivasan announced..

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Akhilesh's officials stonewall probe against Mayawati's ministers

Voted to power with a promise to weed out corruption and send the guilty behind bars, the Akhilesh Yadav government has, a year-and-a-half later, not been able to take much action in cases involving high-ranking figures of the Mayawati regime despite damning evidence emerging out of the Lokayukta's investigations. ..

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BJP slams CBI chief's remarks on ex-railway minister

The BJP Friday took exception to CBI director Ranjit Sinha's remarks that former minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has a strong defence in the case of alleged bribery involving his nephew. ..

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Arrested police official attempts suicide in Haryana

A police official who was caught red handed while accepting bribe in this Haryana city consumed poison in the lock-up early Saturday. His condition is stable, police said. ..

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Two CBI officers arrested in Delhi for bribery

Two officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), including one reportedly investigating the coal scam, were arrested here while taking a bribe of Rs.7 lakh for settling down a land dispute, an officer said Friday. ..

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CBI chief Sinha being accused of ‘acting out of vendeta’

CBI chief Ranjit Sinha is at the centre of a raging controversy with the railway police association attacking him for targeting officers out of vendetta...

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CBI inks MoU with FIU–IND to check money laundering

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Financial Intelligence Unit–India (FIU–IND) on Thursday inked a memorandum to strengthen anti–money laundering regime and for information exchange, officials said...

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Vodafone tax row: Arvind Kejriwal targets Kapil Sibal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday targeted newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal over the reversal of his predecessor’s decision on the Vodafone tax liability issue...

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Delhi HC allows prosecution witnesses in CWG case to be interviewed earlier

Modifying a trial court order, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said the Investigating officer and the Public Prosecutor can interview the prosecution witnesses ‘before hand’ in the Commonwealth Games-related graft case involving sacked Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi...

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Railgate probe to be over in 90 days : Sinha

The probe into the bribery scandal that led to the resignation of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is expected to be completed within three months, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said today...

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Court allows ED probe into Saradha Group deals

Opening a new avenue in the raging Saradha Group chit fund scam probe, the Calcutta High Court Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to investigate the case...

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Govt forms GoM to decide on CBI autonomy

The UPA government on Tuesday formed a GoM to decide on the autonomy of the CBI, a leading news channel has reported...

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CBI court issues summons to Andhra home minister in Jagan case

A special court Monday issued summons to Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy in a disproportionate assets case involving YSR Congress party leader Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy...

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CBI gets phone transcripts on chopper scam from Italy

The Central Bureau of Investigation has received transcripts of telephone conversations between Italian middlemen and officials of a defence firm, in which the Italy government has a 30 per cent stake, and others in connection with the VVIP helicopter scam...

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Coal scam: CBI records statement of Bagrodia, Narayan Rao

CBI has recorded statements of the then Ministers of State in Coal Ministry Santosh Bagrodia and Dasari Narayan Rao in connection with the coal block allocation scam...

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Police unearth Rs.750 crore assets of Saradha chief

Police have unearthed property worth Rs.750 crore so far by quizzing chit fund-aided Saradha Group's arrested promoter Sudipa Sen and his top aides...

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Ministerial resignations seen as setback to Punjab

With the exit of Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar from the union cabinet, the representation from Punjab in the union cabinet has dwindled to two, writes Jaideep Sarin in IANS...

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Have done nothing wrong: Bansal

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Saturday that he had done nothing wrong and welcomed investigations into the case related to his nephew accepting a bribe...

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Hawala route for bribe payment in Railway scam: CBI

The hawala route was used for payment of bribe money in the Railway graft scandal, a preliminary probe by CBI showed, as the agency asked senior Railway officials to join its investigations...

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Bansal skips office, speculation rife about resignation

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, under a cloud over his nephew's alleged involvement in bribery for a plum railway board posting, did not attend office till Friday afternoon, fuelling speculation that he was on his way out...

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Koda surrenders, sent to 14 days judicial custody

Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda surrendered in a Ranchi court Friday and was sent to 14 days' judicial custody. He was on three weeks provisional bail that ended a day before. ..

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RBI will take action against institutions: Subbarao on Cobrapost expose

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said it has completed investigations against banks following the Cobrapost expose and will take action if they are found guilty of violating prudential banking norms...

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CVC Seeks Report From CBI on Coal scam

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has sought a detailed report from the CBI over the Centre's interference in its investigation into the coal blocks allocation scam...

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SC rejects Jaganmohan Reddy's bail petition

The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the bail petition of YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, popularly called Jagan, in a case of disproportionate assets. ..

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Will follow SC in letter and spirit : CBI

Facing the ire of Supreme Court in its coal block allocation scam probe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday assured the apex court there will be a “thorough and qualitative” investigation and follow its directions in letter and spirit...

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Rahul must break his silence on 2G, coalgate: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists on Wednesday staged a protest in Chandigarh, demanding that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi "break his silence" on 2G scam and coalgate...

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CBI is a ‘caged parrot’, ‘heart of coal probe report changed’: SC

Terming Central Investigation Agency (CBI) a ‘caged parrot’ which has many masters, the Supreme Court on Tuesday lashed out at Congress led UPA government for interfering in ongoing coal block allocation scam probe by the agency...

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Decision on Law Min will depend on SC view on Coalgate: Cong

A decision on Law Minister Ashwani Kumar’s continuance in the Union Cabinet will depend on the view taken by the Supreme Court on Wednesday when it examines the CBI affidavit on the coal blocks allocation report, Congress said on Tuesday...

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Parliament adjourned till Wednesday; BJP wants PM, Bansal, Ashwani to quit

Both houses of parliament were repeatedly disrupted and were adjourned till Wednesday as the BJP pressed for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks and also demanded that ministers P.K. Bansal and Ashwani Kumar step down...

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Govt asks major banks and fin firms to probe allegations as sting exposes money laundering

The government on Monday asked top financial institutions, including State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and the Life Insurance Corporation, to probe allegations as their money laundering was exposed in a sting operation by an investigative website Cobrapost. Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Takru has asked ..

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Choppergate : Lookout notice against ex-IAF chief, says Antony

The CBI has issued a lookout notice against a former IAF chief in connection with alleged irregularities in procurement of VVIP helicopters, defence minister AK Antony told Lok Sabha Monday...

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Mayawati defends Bansal in bribery scam

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Monday defended Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal saying it would "not be appropriate" to sack him unless his guilt is proved...

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BJP demands CBI interrogation of Bansal; ABVP stages protest at his home

While BJP leader Satya Pal Jain on Sunday demanded that the CBI should interrogate Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, ABVP staged strong demonstrations at the minister's residance here...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar refuses to remove PC Chacko

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday rejected an opposition demand for removing P.C. Chacko, as the chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that is probing various aspects of the 2G Spectrum allocation scandal...

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BJP to hit roads in May over coal scam

Targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the CBI’s status report on the coal blocks allocation scam, the BJP will take to the streets on May 4 and 5 in all state capitals to protest the alleged “massive cover-up” of corruption...

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Coal scam: BJP to launch 2-day agitation in State capitals from May 4

Sharpening attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the coal block issue, the BJP today announced its plan for a two-day agitation in all State capitals from May 4 against the Government’s “abominable attempt” to “cover up the massive corruption“...

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Sudipto Sen names Chidambaram’s wife in multi crore chit fund scam

What could be a major embarrassment for Congress who is fuming at TMC on the issue of multi crore chit fund scam, Union finance minister P Chidambaram’s wife Nalini Chidamabaram has been emerged as a one of the conspirator into the scandal...

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Coal scam probe tampering: BJP wants PM to quit

Intensifying attack on the Centre over the law ministry's interference in the functioning of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the coal scam probe, the BJP on Tuesday demanded resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Law Minister Ashwini Kumar. The principal opposition party threatened that it would not let the Parliament’ s Budget Session continue normally if Ashwani Kumar was not sacked. ..

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Court adjourns additional 2G spectrum allocation case to Apr 29

A Delhi court on Monday fixed April 29 for hearing the matter in additional 2G spectrum allocation case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as accused...

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