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Jul 3, 2014 Delhi’s drainage, desilting and flood control a big fraud: CAG
Jul 2, 2014 ACB nabs doctor while taking bribe in Bharatpur: ""Dr Gupta, a senior surgeon at PBM Hospital in Bharatpur was demanding Rs 2,500 for the piles operation."
Jul 2, 2014 #SunandaDeathMystery: Explosive claim: "TIMES NOW has accessed Dr Sudhir Gupta's affidavit to the Central Administrative Tribunal where he alleges facing pressure. In the affidavit, he clearly states that he was asked to prepare a tailor made report. He also goes on to allege that he could not muster the courage to place facts as the former AIIMS President was an extremely powerful person."
Jun 29, 2014 CBI busts railway recruitment scam in Bangalore: "The Central Bureau of Investigation busted a bustling railway recruitment scam in Bangalore on Sunday."
Jun 28, 2014 Karnataka Lokayukta hires six copiers to scan files: "Rs 600-crore scam in the public works department (PWD) division of Ramanagaram. We had to photocopy files confiscated in this scam. Nearly 23 lakh photocopies of A4 size are being taken in this case alone"
Jun 27, 2014 Road to corruption: Centre loses Rs 1.25 crore: "Thriving builder-government official nexus has inflicted a loss of over Rs 1.25 crore to the Central government in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh."
Jun 24, 2014 Indian story of kickbacks in British Medical Journal: "Corruption in Indian health care has hit the headlines of the prestigious British Medical Journal, which has termed it cancerous and said it is "ruining doctor-patient relationship"."
Jun 21, 2014 Jal Satyagrah against corruption in UPPSC: "Students preparing for various competitions staged a 'Jal Satyagrah' at Sangam under the banner of ' Bhrashtrachar Mukti Morcha' on Friday to protest alleged corruption in Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission."
Jun 20, 2014 Anti-corruption bureau lodges FIR against Karjat tehsildar: "Bangar was arrested by ACB last October for taking a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from a quarry owner in Karjat in order to legitimize certain mining operations in the area."
Jun 19, 2014 ACB arrests PWD engineer, son: "The Aurangabad Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested Public Works Department (PWD) executive engineer Gajanan Khade and his son Amol for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 2.48 crore over a span of 35 years of Khade's service."
Jun 19, 2014 PK Dhumal, ex-IAS officer booked for corruption: "The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered an FIR against former Chief Minister PK Dhumal and retired Principal Secretary (Home) PC Kapoor for allegedly giving undue benefit to an IPS officer AN Sharma by allowing him to continue in service after seeking retirement and not following proper procedure."
Jun 19, 2014 Income Tax department asks ex-CBI chief AP Singh to provide bank, property details: "The Income Tax department on Thursday summoned former CBI Director AP Singh and his wife Shabnam Singh."
Jun 14, 2014 Mass corruption in land conversion: "the commission has said that the 90B was introduced as onetime programme to regularise illegal colonies; however, later it became a way of income for Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) and other local urban bodies."
Jun 11, 2014 ‘Medical Council of India is a source of corruption’
Jun 6, 2014 Two PWD officials suspended over corruption charges: "Anti-Corruption Bureau had detected disproportionate assets worth around Rs 6 crore and seized Rs 50 lakh in cash from different premises of Prasad during a raid"
Jun 6, 2014 CBI nabs WCL officer while taking bribe: "Tiwari had sought the bribe from contractor Bhauroa Gothe to clear his pending bill."
Jun 6, 2014 Harsh Vardhan says MCI has been a source of corruption, needs clean-up: "Union Health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Friday said the Medical Council of India (MCI) has been a “big source of corruption” so much so that it has weakened the very edifice of medical education in the country."
Jun 4, 2014 RCMP charge three foreign nationals in Air India bribery case: "businessman Nazir Karigar, an agent working for the security company Cryptometrics. Evidence presented at trial revealed an agreement to pay millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials in order to secure a contract with Air India for a biometric security system valued at $100 million U.S."
Jun 3, 2014 Debate: Disrespecting martyrdom? - 1: "Hundreds of letters are coming in and many are tweeting their anger on the social media while all are shocked at the red tapism that continues to snatch away dues of those who have put duty before self to protect the nation to protect us."
May 31, 2014 No babugiri in Modi sarkar, will have to clock in at 9: "Modi’s ministers have started issuing circulars telling bureaucrats to observe a strict 9-am-to-5.30-pm job schedule with a 30-minute lunch break."
May 30, 2014 Ex-MCD councilor gets five-year jail in corruption case: "Tokas was a MCD councilor in 2003 and he had conspired with Jain to demand illegal gratification of Rs one lakh from Lalit, a shopkeeper, for influencing municipal corporation officials for not getting his alleged illegally constructed shop demolished."
May 30, 2014 CBI court hit by delay in sanctions: "elay in granting sanction for prosecution under the Prevention of Corruption Act continue to plague the trial in many cases forcing a Delhi court to point out the sorry state of affairs."
May 30, 2014 Two cases of disappropriation assests: "And this year in five months the ACB has registered eight cases all are government employee and total of Rs 3.50 crores disappropirate assets have come ahead."
May 30, 2014 Half a century wait for martyr's dues: "During the 1962 Indo China war, Sepoy Amar Singh of 4 Sikh Light infantry fought valiantly till the last minute and breathed his last in service for the nation. But 52 years on, his family is running from court to court knocking on the doors of justice hoping for the officials to honour the promise made to the war hero."
May 30, 2014 End Air India's junket raj: "The freebie culture doesn't get more blatant than this. A cash strapped Air India distributes free unlimited air tickets to former and present MDs & CMDs along with their families. Air India's junket raj crosses all limits of nepotism. Will the Narendra Modi government now walk the talk and end this freebie bonanza."
May 29, 2014 Mumbai anti corruption bureau arrests seven officials: "This is the second biggest trap of the ACB after they arrested Khalsa college principal Ajit Tethi and his personal assistant Nikita Vaid accepting bribe of Rs 30,000 for admission"
May 29, 2014 AI splurges on free tickets to employees: Govt to review scheme: "the national carrier is estimating an overall annual operating loss of Rs 2,123 crore in 2013-14, down from Rs 5,200 crore reported in 2012-13 and Rs 7,560 crore posted the year before. The airline is also faced with a cumulative debt burden of Rs 35,000 crore."
May 29, 2014 Insult to Kargil martyr's memorial: "Lt Amit Bhardwaj laid down his life during the Kargil war, but it seems his sacrifice has been forgotten by the authorities. Jaipur Municipal Corporation had promised Lt Amit Bhardwaj's family a statue of the martyr, but 15 years on the promised statue is not in sight, and the land is being used for other purposes. But, his family demands nothing but the martyr's honour to be reinstated."
May 28, 2014 Red tape stalls Government emoluments: "In July 2007 a brave officer Colonel Vasanth Venugopal, Commanding Officer of 9 Maratha Light Infantry silenced eight terrorists and in the encounter made the supreme sacrifice. But today, seven years later the martyrs wife is yet to be given what is rightfully hers. This evening as we begin our TIMES NOW campaign, we ask, has the sacrifice of out martyrs been forgotten by the sheer apathy of our administrative and political class."
May 28, 2014 ED traces Rs 500 cr, some ‘laundered to political parties’: "the money was laundered through various channels, prominent among which were foreign investments, ‘landed property’ deals and media investments. In some cases, officials note, the money was even laundered to several political parties."
May 23, 2014 Ottawa businessman gets prison sentence for Air India bid-rigging case: "CryptoMetrics transferred $450,000 US into Karigar’s account with which Karigar organized a $200,000 US bribe for the co-chair of the selection committee for the Air India security project and a $250,000 US bribe for then-minister of civil aviation Praful Patel."
May 23, 2014 Babu booked in 11 crore assets case: "Patil (57) a former additional district collector at the Thane collectorate, has been booked for allegedly amassing property worth Rs 11.34 crore, which is disproportionate to his known income sources."
May 23, 2014 Panaji sub-registrar suspended for corruption: "Chandrakant Pissurlekar, sub-registrar of Panaji, was placed under suspension on charges of corruption by the vigilance department"
May 20, 2014 Joint director of industries department raided by MP Lokayukta: "he owned several acres of land around Jabalpur and Sagar districts, besides a coca-cola filling unit at Jabalpur, two flats, three farm houses and shops in both districts."
May 15, 2014 No fear, some favour: I-T probes ‘friendly’ text messages between meat exporter Qureshi and ex-CBI chief A P Singh: "Finance ministry officials alleged that they have found Qureshi had evaded taxes to the tune of Rs 157 crore."
May 13, 2014 Sonia called shots, anointed loyal technocrat as PM: Maira: "After Sanjaya Baru, former media advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, it was the turn of Planning Commission member Arun Maira to point a finger at the “autocratic and dynastic” structure of the Congress party."
May 12, 2014 Kerala VC removed for wrong claim in bio-data: "Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit today removed the Vice-Chancellor of Kottayam-based Mahatma Gandhi University, Dr A V George, for alleged misrepresentation in the bio-data submitted by him for getting the top post."
May 10, 2014 Now, Ashok Khemka faces threat of dismissal: "Whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka could be dismissed from service if the Haryana government accepts adverse remarks against him by his superiors in his latest performance appraisal report."
May 9, 2014 #BBCtrending: The 'electronic fix' for India's filth and corruption: "according to Transparency International's corruption index, more than half of Indians say they've paid a bribe in the last year."
May 8, 2014 ‘Cut red tape for graft prosecutions in Maharashtra’: "The ACB is similarly tied up in rules, which make a set of demands on it while investigating a class I government official or a minister. One demand is that it should take the approval of the "competent authority" before starting prosecution."
May 8, 2014 Lokayukta awaits government nod to book corrupt babus: "Contrary to avowed zero tolerance to corruption, the state government is dragging its feet on giving its go-ahead to prosecute three officials, who were caught red-handed accepting bribe, for almost 10 months."
May 7, 2014 Pending: 15 graft cases in high offices for which CBI wants sanction: "the request to probe the role of six senior officials in the Civil Aviation Ministry for their alleged role in irregularities in the Rs 8,000 crore Airbus deal for supply of 43 aircraft to erstwhile Indian Airlines in 2005, is still pending."
May 6, 2014 No government permission needed to probe officers above Joint Secretary: SC: "In a historic judgement, the Constitutional Bench of Supreme Court on Tuesday says that no permission is required from the government to investigate officers above the rank of Joint Secretary."
May 3, 2014 3 irrigation department engineers arrested: "The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) on Friday arrested three engineers of the irrigation department as well as a retired engineer and seized more than 8 kg of gold and documents of movable and immovable properties worth crores of rupees in Aurangabad"
May 1, 2014 DD edited out Narendra Modi's reference to Ahmed Patel as 'good friend': "Modi's suggestion that he has been on good terms with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's political secretary and the two have even dined at one another's homes is among the bits that DD chose not to telecast, sparking a controversy over the interview being "censored"."
Apr 28, 2014 Corruption creeps into every nook and cranny of India: "A citizen goes to a government office (still run the way the British colonials had organized it). His file — papers stacked on a matted pad and tied with a string — must pass several layers of bureaucracy. Palms must be greased every step of the way, including the peon who physically carries the file desk to desk."
Apr 28, 2014 Admin tries to sack, govt shields corrupt staffers: "Shockingly, NMC general body too has saved the staffers by rejecting the administration's decision to dismiss them."
Apr 28, 2014 Held for graft, KDMC engineer is worth crores: " eight flats in the name of Mastud and his wife, who is a homemaker, in posh localities of Pune, Navi Mumbai, Dombivli and Kalyan. Mastud also owns an SUV and a motorcycle. The arrest of Mastud, a 1995-batch gold medalist IITian and known for his clean image, has shocked civic officials."
Apr 27, 2014 Himachal ex-CM, MP son chargesheeted over HPCA row: "the chargesheet named 16 people as the government was yet to get prosecution sanction for two IAS officers — Deepak Sanan and Ajay Sharma. Sanan was posted in the revenue department when the land was allotted to the HPCA while Sharma was the state director of Youth Services and Sports."
Apr 27, 2014 BJP releases video targeting Vadra as Priyanka mocks Modi: "The video named Damad Shree accused the Haryana and Rajasthan governments of colluding with Robert Vadra to help him acquire lands fraudulently."
Apr 12, 2014 Two policemen, engineer held guilty in corruption case: "The accused, then Bundi SP, Satyaprakash Singh, then sub-inspector, City Kotwali, Soduram, and executive engineer at the irrigation department Prakeshchandra Ambesh -- were yesterday found guilty in a corruption case"
Apr 8, 2014 Injured in blast, Jawan left unattended: "A day after the brutal Maoist attack in Bihar's Aurangabad District claimed lives of three officers, a case of complete apathy has emerged with a CRPF jawan being severely injured in the IED blast. He was left pleading for help after he did not receive any medical assistance for hours. This deplorable behaviour meted out to our nation's brave officers who sacrifice their lives to protect the people of the country has sparked tremendous outrage."
Apr 5, 2014 Adarsh scam: Devyani Khobragade likely to be chargesheeted: "CBI is likely to file charge sheet against diplomat Devyani Khobragade and her father Uttam Khobragade in the Adarsh Housing scam for allegedly acquiring a flat on the basis of false affidavit."
Apr 4, 2014 VVIP chopper scam: Middleman Guido Haschke enters plea bargain: "Guido Haschke, the key middleman accused of bribing Indian officials to help a unit of Italy's Finmeccanica(SIFI.MI) win a helicopter contract has struck a plea bargain with Italian prosecutors."
Apr 3, 2014 Crown seeks 4-year sentence in landmark bribery case: "Nazir Karigar was convicted last fall for his role in a plot to distribute at least $450,000 in bribes to officials at state-owned Air India, as well as an Indian cabinet minister, in an attempt to secure a contract for his company to provide the airline with security technology. Mr. Karigar is the first individual to be tried and convicted under Canada’s foreign bribery law."
Mar 30, 2014 Only 20-30% officials are honest: Uday Veer Singh: "Uday Veer Singh, 55, a 1985 batch Karnataka cadre Indian Forest Service officer, is now the CEO of medicinal plants authority, Karnataka and is working with MB Shah Commission on the illegal mining in Goa, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra."
Mar 30, 2014 Corrupt engineer caught red-handed in Gurgaon: "The state vigilance bureau, Gurgaon, arrested the superintendent engineer (SE) of the public health department, Palwal, at Rajiv Chowk while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a government contractor in return for approving his bills of works"
Mar 27, 2014 Land fraud taint on Jyotiraditya Scindia, family: ""The Kamla Raje Charitable Trust sold 0.146 hectares of land to Narayan Builders and Developers Ltd through Jyotiraditya Scindia Charitable Trust despite it being declared a government land by high court in 2006," said complaint Surendra Srivastava. The Gwalior bench of the high court had declared it government land on April 3, 2006. "
Mar 25, 2014 Four persons including corporator held in bribery case: "he anti corruption bureau on Monday caught four persons including a BJP corporator , his wife and a civic engineer accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000."
Mar 19, 2014 Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests electricity board official employee for taking bribe of Rs 22,000: "An assistant revenue official of the electricity distribution company, Jaipur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 22,000 in Baran district"
Mar 17, 2014 Indian women failing to get access to basic public services due to corruption: Report: "study focused on eight public services namely, Drinking Water, Electricity, Public Distribution System (PDS), Public Health/Hospital care, Housing, Municipal, Police and Judiciary."
Mar 17, 2014 Indian women failing to get access to basic public services due to corruption: Report: "study focused on eight public services namely, Drinking Water, Electricity, Public Distribution System (PDS), Public Health/Hospital care, Housing, Municipal, Police and Judiciary."
Mar 17, 2014 Frame charges against Singla: CBI judge
Mar 17, 2014 Seven govt officials arrested for corruption: "belonging to various departments including Trade and Taxes and PWD"
Mar 17, 2014 Remove cumbersome regulations to limit bureaucratic corruption (Comment: Special to IANS): "We are focusing too much on corruption at the level of politicians and not focusing enough on how the bureaucracy functions, supports and connives to make it all possible."
Mar 17, 2014 In India, fight is between social welfare and self-interest: "Let’s not forget what Mahatma Gandhi said — that we are not simply interested in exchanging the rule by white sahibs for rule by brown sahibs. Unfortunately, this is exactly what has happened. What we need, more than anything else, is a revolution to free us from the clutches of bureaucracy."
Mar 17, 2014 Railgate: Charges framed against Bansal's nephew, nine others: "The court, in its order, had said that corruption in India has reached "unimaginable proportions" and the case revealed a "novel way" of payment of bribe to achieve the aim."
Mar 17, 2014 Anti-Corruption Bureau nabs four retd irrigation officials: "on the charges of cheating the government by allegedly submitting bills of the works not done and withdrawing money. "
Mar 15, 2014 Arrest warrant against Devyani Khobragade: "Two days after a New York judge dismissed the visa fraud case against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, a US grand jury again indicted her and accused her of "illegally" underpaying and "exploiting" her housekeeper Sangeeta Richard. The 21-page indictment has been filed by the office of India-born US Attorney Preet Bharara."
Mar 15, 2014 Diplomat Devyani Khobragade re-indicted, arrest warrant issued: "In a major setback to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, an arrest warrant has been issued against her in the US after she was re-indicted in the US visa fraud case. The new indictment that was filed in a federal court in Manhattan has charged Khobragade for the submission of false documents and statements to the US State Department while applying for her domestic help Sangeetha Richards's visa."
Mar 14, 2014 BBC: Devyani Khobragade: Indian diplomat re-indicted in US: "A US grand jury has re-indicted an Indian diplomat whose arrest strained US-India relations. Devyani Khobragade is accused of visa fraud and underpaying her housekeeper"
Mar 13, 2014 Devyani Khobragade's two daughters have dual citizenship: "Government sources said getting US passports for her daughters indicated Khobragade kept her options open to benefit from the “best of both worlds”."
Mar 13, 2014 Fresh trouble for Khobragade as daughters hold US, India passports: "While the United States has cleared Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade of the charges against her, there is trouble brewing for her back home. The Indian government has found that Khobragade's two daughters had American passports as well as Indian diplomatic passports."
Mar 7, 2014 MP PWD employee found to have assets worth Rs. 12 crore: "who works as timekeeper with the Public Works Department, and found that he was worth at least Rs. 12 crore"
Mar 6, 2014 Diplomat steps in to push pvt deal?: "An unprecedented intervention by a diplomat, TIMES NOW has a copy of a letter sent by the Indian Ambassador to Abu Dhabi T P Seetharam to the Union Finance Ministry pushing for the Jet Airways-Etihad deal. The letter has raised massive controversy on why a diplomat had to intervene in a matter between SEBI and a private party."
Mar 4, 2014 Debate: AgustaWestland payback: "Two years ago when TIMES NOW, for the first time, exposed irregularities in the AgustaWestland deal, the Government conveniently washed its hands off. Today, the Rs 3600 crore chopper deal stands cancelled but our Government's soft stand to recover a whopping Rs 1226 crore which is lying with Milan banks has raised fresh questions. Is this money - Rs 1226 crore - nothing but loose change for a Government which has not even bothered to blacklist the Italian firm? And, what explains the sudden and strangely soft treatment from the Government towards Italy?"
Mar 4, 2014 5 years jail for IRS officer in corruption case: "An IRS officer has been awarded a five-year jail term by a court here for accepting a bribe of Rs eight lakh from a Delhi-based pharmaceutical company."
Mar 3, 2014 MP's tainted IAS couple charge-sheeted in corruption case: "Huge wealth including Rs. 3 crore in cash had been recovered from the residence of the Joshi couple during an income tax department raid in February, 2010."
Mar 2, 2014 CJ Expose: Official caught red handed while taking bribe: "CJ's Mushtaq Khan and Asif Shafi blew lid on corrupt practices of officials in Jammu and Kashmir. All this with the help of a mobile phone. They caught officials taking bribe on tape and reported the same to state vigilance department ensuring that the corrupt officials are behind bars."
Feb 26, 2014 UPA’s farewell gift: a house for Lalu, rent waiver for many: "the Cabinet Committee on Accommodation (CCA) granted Lalu’s request, even though he is neither an MP nor the head of a national political party— pre-requisites for allotment of a bungalow in the heart of VIP Delhi."
Feb 26, 2014 Another appointment scam hits UPA: "All it took was 120 minutes for the Government to do a u-turn on a key appointment. Exactly 2 hours after TIMES NOW exposed this evening how the Union Petroleum Minister was pushing for an extension for his favoured bureaucrat, the Government was forced to backtrack. An exposed Veerappa Moily's plan to bypass the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has been rejected and the Opposition is gunning for him tonight and the Prime Minister's Office is completely mute once again for the second time in 15 days."
Feb 26, 2014 FTP: Health Secretary transferred: Do honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system?: "Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju was removed by the PMO earlier this month due to issues with the Cabinet Secretariat. Desiraju has been transferred to Consumer Affairs Ministry. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts, whether honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system."
Feb 25, 2014 Rajasthan: IAS officer charged with rape, police clueless about his whereabouts: "A month after suspended IAS officer BB Mohanty was charged with rape and sexual exploitation, the police are still clueless about his whereabouts. The 23-year-old IAS aspirant who alleged rape and sexual exploitation by him is now demanding a CBI probe. She said her family is being threatened."
Feb 25, 2014 DCI member colludes with ex-college head to get it derecognised: "A year after the former chairman of Tamil Nadu Dental Council Dr Gunaseelan was caught accepting bribes from dental colleges for increasing the number of seats, all is not well with the top medical body of India. The trail of shame still continues."
Feb 25, 2014 'No Indian university would admit Ramanujan even today': ""Examinations are not held at proper times; when held they are not conducted well; the grades given are not credible and quite often, even the highest officials have been found guilty of misuse of authority," he said, adding, that as a result industries consider the bulk of Indian graduates as unemployable."
Feb 24, 2014 CBI nails Dental Council member in a conspiracy against a TN college: "The Dental Council of India is in the eye of a storm yet again. A Central Bureau of Investigation report states that a member of the DCI colluded with a former principal of a Tamil Nadu college to derecognise it. The CBI report raises questions on the role of current DCI member Dr Joseph Isaac saying he gave a 'false and exaggerated report'."
Feb 23, 2014 Ravi, ex-AHVS director booked in recruitment case: "Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) of the directorate of vigilance on Wednesday filed the first information report (FIR) against former animal husbandry minister Ravi Naik, then director of animal husbandry and veterinary services (AHVS) Siddhivinayak Naik and other officials in an alleged recruitment scam."
Feb 22, 2014 Lokayukta police files charge sheet against IAS couple facing corruption charges: "filed a 6500-pages long charge sheet against suspended IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi, accused of amassing assets worth Rs 41 crore."
Feb 22, 2014 दो दर्जन से ज्यादा IAS अफसरों पर FIR: "मायाराज में हुए 5000 करोड़ से ज्यादा के मनरेगा घोटाले में लंबी ऊहापोह के बाद आखिरकार सीबीआई ने शुक्रवार को एफआईआर दर्ज कर ली है."
Feb 21, 2014 MEA offers plum postings to 'friendly diplomats', E-Gram reveals: "The E-Gram, sent by then MEA secretary PS Raghavan, listed 25 posts which were likely to fall vacant from June 2014 onwards, a time when a new government will be in power."
Feb 18, 2014 CBI registers case in Railway contract corruption: "CBI today carried out searches at the premises of four railway officials after registering a case of alleged corruption in award of tenders for upgradation of platforms in Rajasthan."
Feb 18, 2014 Bihar government sacks 95 corrupt officers, more to go
Feb 18, 2014 Anti-corruption unit detects Rs 4.86 crore disproportionate assets of Jr Engineer
Feb 18, 2014 ACB exposes racket extorting truck drivers on highway: "Truck drivers plying between Delhi and Jaipur have to pay Rs 5,000 per month to a network of private agents for avoiding fine and seizure of the vehicle. This network has been running with the help of transport department officers."
Feb 18, 2014 150 government officials to be dismissed on corruption charges: "Out of a total of 934 corruption cases since 2006, 658 corrupt employees have been arrested and chargesheets submitted against 856, while 21 of them have been convicted by the courts."
Feb 15, 2014 When netas are around, the babus are at play: "The issue is of the over-protection given to bureaucracy. Once you join Government service, there is no fear of loss of job. Even if you are caught red-handed extorting bribes, it takes decades to get rid of you. In a landmark ruling in May 2013, the Madras High Court had said that the Central Bureau of Investigation does not need the Union Government’s nod to probe IAS and IPS officers. This would have affected nearly 300 senior officers, of Joint Secretary or above rank in the IAS, IPS and other services, facing corruption cases across the country."
Feb 15, 2014 In Mathura bureaucrat touches MP's feet: "The Samajwadi Party's (SP) reign in Uttar Pradesh has been marred by instances of rampant rowdyism before and two recent incidents have utterly exposed the continuing clout of the ruling party and its utter disregard for the law. A senior police official and a state bureaucrat showed no hesitation in bowing to party MP Ram Gopal Yadav in Mathura while other party leaders flanked a jailed convict as he declared his return to the party at a news conference."
Feb 11, 2014 Tatra trucks scam: CBI questions former senior officials of BEML: "The Tatra trucks scam is back to haunt BEML with the CBI carrying out investigations. CBI teams were in Bangalore to examine BEML senior executives in purchase of spare parts for Tatra trucks."
Feb 11, 2014 Live updates: Kejriwal opens a new front, orders ACB to file FIRs against Moily, Deora, Mukesh Ambani: "RIL which signed an agreement with the Centre in early 2000 to supply gas at a cost of $ 1 per unit, later hiked the rate to $2.3 per unit and again hiked it to $ 4 per unit."
Feb 11, 2014 Read what Kejriwal said about registering FIR against Deora, Moily, Ambani: "Delhi government on Tuesday (Feb 1) directed the Anti-Corruption Branch to register an FIR against the chairperson of Reliance Industries Limited Mukesh Ambani, union petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily, former petroleum minister Murli Deora and former director general of Hydrocarbons VK Sibal under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA)."