Articles about Central Vigilance Commission

Twist in Alok Verma's case: He wasn't corrupt, says SC-monitor

12 Jan 2019

Twist in Alok Verma's case: He wasn't corrupt, says SC-monitor

CBI Director Alok Verma was removed in a haste and there is no evidence of corruption against him, retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik, who was appointed by the apex court to supervise the Central Vigilance Commission said, IE reports.

Alok Verma: Was removed on frivolous grounds; CBI under attack

11 Jan 2019

Alok Verma: Was removed on frivolous grounds; CBI under attack

After Alok Verma was removed by the PM Modi-led selection committee within two days of his reinstatement by the Supreme Court, the former CBI Director has spoken up about his removal.

CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC

06 Dec 2018

CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC

The Supreme Court, which is hearing CBI-Director Alok Verma's plea against the Center's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave, today said the essence of government action must be in the interest of the institution.

#CBIvsCBI: Verma, Asthana were 'fighting like cats', Centre tells SC

05 Dec 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Verma, Asthana were 'fighting like cats', Centre tells SC

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court resumed the hearing of CBI Director Alok Verma's plea challenging the government's decision to divest him of his powers in light on an ongoing row between him and CBI second-in-command Rakesh Asthana.

#CBIvsCBI: None of you deserve a hearing, reprimands Supreme Court

20 Nov 2018

#CBIvsCBI: None of you deserve a hearing, reprimands Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court abruptly deferred the hearing of CBI Director Alok Verma's petition that had challenged the government's decision to strip him of his powers and send him on leave.

#CBIvsCBI: CVC submits inquiry report, hearing deferred till Friday

12 Nov 2018

#CBIvsCBI: CVC submits inquiry report, hearing deferred till Friday

In compliance with an earlier Supreme Court order, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has submitted its report of inquiry against CBI Director Alok Verma to the apex court.

FIR against Asthana shows cognizable offenses: CBI tells Delhi HC

01 Nov 2018

FIR against Asthana shows cognizable offenses: CBI tells Delhi HC

The CBI today told the Delhi High Court that the FIR on bribery allegations against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana and others shows cognizable offenses.

#CBIvsCBI: Delhi HC extends relief to Asthana till November 1

29 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Delhi HC extends relief to Asthana till November 1

In the latest development in the alleged bribery case involving CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, the Delhi High Court, on Monday, extended interim relief to Asthana till November 1.

#CBIvsCBI: Kejriwal welcomes SC-order, hopes CBI's integrity will be upheld

26 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Kejriwal welcomes SC-order, hopes CBI's integrity will be upheld

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today welcomed the "intervention" by the Supreme Court in the CBI turmoil and hoped the CBI's institutional integrity will be upheld.

#CBIvsCBI: SC directs CVC to complete inquiry within 2 weeks

26 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: SC directs CVC to complete inquiry within 2 weeks

The Supreme Court, on Friday, ordered the Central Vigilance Commission to complete its investigation into divested CBI Chief Alok Verma within two weeks.

CBI reshuffles team probing case against ex-Special Director Rakesh Asthana

24 Oct 2018

CBI reshuffles team probing case against ex-Special Director Rakesh Asthana

The CBI has overhauled the team probing allegations of corruption against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana, bringing in completely new faces, officials said today.

Institutional integrity and credibility of CBI is important: Arun Jaitley

24 Oct 2018

Institutional integrity and credibility of CBI is important: Arun Jaitley

The government's decision to remove CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana is based on the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) recommendations, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday

CBI books its second-in-command in bribery scandal

21 Oct 2018

CBI books its second-in-command in bribery scandal

In a case that might have far-reaching consequences, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked its second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana, in a bribery scandal.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel to deliver lecture to anti-corruption officers

13 Sep 2018

RBI Governor Urjit Patel to deliver lecture to anti-corruption officers

RBI Governor Urjit Patel is scheduled to deliver a lecture to senior anti-corruption officers working with banks and other public sector organizations next week in New Delhi.

26 people arrested for attacking whistle-blowers exposing scams: Govt

19 Jul 2018

26 people arrested for attacking whistle-blowers exposing scams: Govt

A total of 26 persons were arrested last year in eight cases for attacking whistle-blowers exposing scams, Union Minister Jitendra Singh informed Rajya Sabha.

Bureaucratic rejig at Center: Alka Tiwari appointed new CVC Secretary

01 Jul 2018

Bureaucratic rejig at Center: Alka Tiwari appointed new CVC Secretary

IAS officer Alka Tiwari has been named the Secretary of anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as part of a major senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the central government.

Maximum corruption complaints against railways, banks: CVC

09 Apr 2018

Maximum corruption complaints against railways, banks: CVC

A large number of complaints of corruption were received against the railways and government-owned banks, according to the latest report of anti-corruption body CVC.

CVC plans to take Aadhaar's help to detect bureaucratic corruption

01 Apr 2018

CVC plans to take Aadhaar's help to detect bureaucratic corruption

The Central Vigilance Commission today said since Aadhaar was being made mandatory for numerous financial transactions and property deals, it could be used effectively in tracking the ill-gotten wealth of corrupt bureaucrats.

Over 26k corruption complaints received against govt officials in 2017

28 Mar 2018

Over 26k corruption complaints received against govt officials in 2017

Over 26,000 complaints were received against government officers, including senior officials, last year, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Bureaucrats promotion now depends on integrity, reputation and other factors

11 Jul 2017

Bureaucrats promotion now depends on integrity, reputation and other factors

Reportedly, promotion criteria of bureaucrats to secretaries or additional secretaries have now been rejigged under the Modi government, making it more practical and effective in nature.

CWG Scam: Manmohan Singh PMO recommended Kalmadi's appointment, says PAC

11 Apr 2017

CWG Scam: Manmohan Singh PMO recommended Kalmadi's appointment, says PAC

Criticizing the Manmohan Singh PMO, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has adopted the politically controversial 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) report.

ICICI, SBI top bank fraud list

13 Mar 2017

ICICI, SBI top bank fraud list

Data from the RBI has revealed that ICICI bank had the maximum number of bank-fraud related cases between April-December 2016. SBI came in second.

Banks given the heads up to report frauds to CBI

08 Aug 2016

Banks given the heads up to report frauds to CBI

India's public sector banks can now report and file charges on high value frauds with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).