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Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces

28 May 2020

Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces

Merely four months after he was given the envious post of president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh, Dr. Rajeev Bindal resigned on Wednesday after a corruption scandal related to the procurement of medical supplies surfaced.

Yes Bank crisis: In six months, depositors withdrew Rs. 18,000cr

09 Mar 2020

Yes Bank crisis: In six months, depositors withdrew Rs. 18,000cr

The Yes Bank crisis may have been exposed last week, but depositors of the once famed lender anticipated trouble months ago, prompting them to withdraw their money.

Booked for corruption, Yes Bank's founder Rana Kapoor breaks down

09 Mar 2020

Booked for corruption, Yes Bank's founder Rana Kapoor breaks down

Rana Kapoor, the founder of crisis-hit Yes Bank, was on Sunday booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating, and corruption.

CBI charges P Chidambaram, 13 others, in INX Media case

18 Oct 2019

CBI charges P Chidambaram, 13 others, in INX Media case

Congress leader and ex-Finance Minister P Chidambaram was among those named in the charge-sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the INX Media case on Friday. The CBI also charged Chidambaram's son, Karti.

TNPL under BCCI's scanner for links between players and bookies

16 Sep 2019

TNPL under BCCI's scanner for links between players and bookies

The Tamil Nadu Premier League, a franchise-based T20 league of the state of Tamil Nadu, is under the scanner of the BCCI.

CBI begins day-2 of questioning Rajeev Kumar: Details here

10 Feb 2019

CBI begins day-2 of questioning Rajeev Kumar: Details here

After a gruelling eight hour-long questioning session on Saturday, the CBI, on Sunday, commenced questioning Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar again in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

CBI to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar today

09 Feb 2019

CBI to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar today

After an explosive showdown with the Kolkata Police earlier, the CBI is slated to question Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Saturday.

Thane: Revenue office staffer caught red-handed accepting Rs. 14L bribe

21 Nov 2018

Thane: Revenue office staffer caught red-handed accepting Rs. 14L bribe

A stenographer attached to a government revenue office in Thane (Maharashtra) was arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs. 14 lakh, an official at the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said today.

PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

01 Oct 2018

PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate attached properties and bank account related to fugitive Nirav Modi worth Rs. 637 crore.

Court discharges K'taka CM Kumaraswamy in land de-notification case

27 Aug 2018

Court discharges K'taka CM Kumaraswamy in land de-notification case

A special Lokayukta court acquitted Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today in a case of alleged illegal de-notification of a government land in 2007 when he headed the JD(S)-BJP coalition government.

NDA principal booked for alleged irregularities in staff appointment

06 Jun 2018

NDA principal booked for alleged irregularities in staff appointment

The CBI has booked Om Prakash Shukla, principal of the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA), and four faculty members for alleged irregularities in appointment of teaching staff.

Raid on stenographer yields Rs. 9L cash, property papers

11 May 2018

Raid on stenographer yields Rs. 9L cash, property papers

The Lokayukta Police raided the residential premises of a stenographer, Surendra Singh Yadav, working with the Madhya Pradesh revenue department and recovered Rs. 9L in cash besides jewelry and papers of several immovable properties belonging to him, an official has said.

Bitcoin extortion case: Amreli SP detained by Gujarat CID

23 Apr 2018

Bitcoin extortion case: Amreli SP detained by Gujarat CID

Gujarat CID-Crime branch has detained Amreli Superintendent of Police (SP) from his residence last night for questioning for his alleged role in extorting Bitcoins and cash from a builder, an official said today.

Government officers facing criminal charges won't get vigilance-clearance for passport

29 Mar 2018

Government officers facing criminal charges won't get vigilance-clearance for passport

Government officers facing criminal or corruption charges will be denied vigilance clearance for the grant of passport, according to new guidelines finalized by the Personnel Ministry.

INX-case: CBI plans confronting Peter Mukerjea with Karti Chidambaram

26 Mar 2018

INX-case: CBI plans confronting Peter Mukerjea with Karti Chidambaram

The CBI has got custody of Peter Mukerjea, former director of INX Media, for five days. In its affidavit, it said it plans to bring him face to face with Karti Chidambaram in the INX money laundering case.

INX money-laundering: Karti gets bail after 13-days in Tihar Jail

23 Mar 2018

INX money-laundering: Karti gets bail after 13-days in Tihar Jail

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidamabaram, is out on bail in the INX money laundering case after 13 days in Tihar Jail.

Sasikala prison bribery charges: Karnataka government orders ACB probe

03 Mar 2018

Sasikala prison bribery charges: Karnataka government orders ACB probe

Karnataka government ordered an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) inquiry into the alleged special privileges granted to AIADMK's Sasikala.

Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

23 Oct 2017

Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

Despite opposition's protests led by the Congress party, the Rajasthan government tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which amends the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973.

Rajasthan imposes restrictions on investigation of public servants

21 Oct 2017

Rajasthan imposes restrictions on investigation of public servants

Rajasthan has placed stringent restrictions on investigating and reporting allegations against present and former public servants.

Centre sacks 3 senior IAS officers over graft and inefficiency

12 Aug 2017

Centre sacks 3 senior IAS officers over graft and inefficiency

The Centre came cracking down on two senior IAS officers BL Agrawal and Ajay Pal Singh, hailing from Chhattisgarh and 1 from Madhya Pradesh cadre.

Coal Scam- Naveen Jindal, Jindal Steel execs summoned as accused

23 May 2017

Coal Scam- Naveen Jindal, Jindal Steel execs summoned as accused

Industrialist Naveen Jindal has been summoned as an accused by a special court, looking into allocation of coal blocks in Madhya Pradesh.

Narada investigation- Can the Left come back in West Bengal?

11 May 2017

Narada investigation- Can the Left come back in West Bengal?

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is still reeling from the after effects of the Narada sting case.

PWD scam: FIR filed against Kejriwal's late brother-in-law

10 May 2017

PWD scam: FIR filed against Kejriwal's late brother-in-law

A firm owned by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's late brother in law, Surendra Kumar Bansal, has been implicated by the Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) for involvement with irregularities in road construction in Delhi.

Modi allays fears of uncalled-for corruption charges among bureaucrats

22 Apr 2017

Modi allays fears of uncalled-for corruption charges among bureaucrats

While addressing bureaucrats on Civil Services Day, PM Narendra Modi deviated from the set text and encouraged them to become "enablers" rather than "regulators".

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.

Demonetization: Rs. 6000 crore tax so far on unaccounted money

18 Mar 2017

Demonetization: Rs. 6000 crore tax so far on unaccounted money

Sources revealed that the government has collected over Rs. 6000crore on unaccounted money deposits made by people after demonetization.

Moin Qureshi-Saga: Former CBI director may be booked under PMLA

05 Mar 2017

Moin Qureshi-Saga: Former CBI director may be booked under PMLA

Former CBI director AP Singh may be booked under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for his involvement with controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

CBI books former chief AP Singh in corruption case

21 Feb 2017

CBI books former chief AP Singh in corruption case

The CBI has named its former director A.P. Singh as an 'accused' in an alleged corruption case, where meat exporter Moin Qureshi is named as a middleman.

Love it, crib about it but can't ignore Delhi!

22 Dec 2016

Love it, crib about it but can't ignore Delhi!

Among the many things Delhi is known for, one is its ability to shock and surprise people.

What made news in Delhi today?

26 Nov 2016

What made news in Delhi today?

Demonetization death toll keeps on increasing as a scrap dealer from Delhi committed suicide, on Thursday.

Moin Qureshi to face I-T probe today

22 Nov 2016

Moin Qureshi to face I-T probe today

In a turn of events, meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who left the country last month, returned to India and is scheduled to face questioning today.