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Apr 10, 2013 Corruption in India a ‘fact of life’, say U.S. diplomats: "“‘Speed money’, a small payment required to move papers, secure admission to a hospital, obtain a train ticket, etc. This is illegal but not considered corrupt since it is supposed to balance the niggardly income normally given to recipients of such payments. Similarly, nepotism, whether it benefits one’s family, caste or language or regional group is considered acceptable.”"
Apr 8, 2013 Delhi gangrape: 4 months on, bus drivers still get fake licences: "Nothing has changed on the ground four months after the Delhi gangrape triggered mass outrage and a series of promises by authorities. CNN-IBN's sister channel IBN7 has conducted a special investigation showing that fake licences based on fake addresses are still being issued to bus drivers."
Apr 8, 2013 Have to bribe touts to get license: Delhi bus drivers: "Four months after the Delhi gangrape triggered mass outrage and a series of promises by authorities, the dismal reality is that nothing has changed on the ground. Bus drivers still have to bribe touts to get a license."
Apr 8, 2013 Now, chorus against corrupt officials: "74 innocent people lost their lives in the Thane building collapse, but the Maharashtra Police is hesitating to charge the nine accused for murder. Now, the chorus for greater accountability and action against corrupt officials is growing louder."
Apr 5, 2013 The Last Word: How significant is SC's order on red beacon lights?: "How significant is the Supreme Court's order the red beacon lights' usage must be sharply curtailed? And will this end the culture of perks and privileges that is showered on important people?"
Apr 4, 2013 End of red beacon culture?: "The obsession of politicians and bureaucrats with red beacons on their car tops has become a regular traffic nuisance. But the Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 3) suggested to the government to end the 'Lal Batti' culture. The Supreme Court said it would decide whether a person other than high functionaries is entitled to use of beacons and sirens on their vehicles in view of their being misused and flaunted by people as status symbol. Following the hearing, a huge debate has begun but the question is will the government respond to remove the red beacons which are used to flaunt status and intimidate the common man?"
Apr 3, 2013 Private medical colleges selling seats for crores: "In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNN-IBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges are illegally selling post graduate seats to the highest bidders."
Apr 3, 2013 SC's red card to red beacon lights: "The Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 3) said it would decide whether a person other than high functionaries is entitled to use of beacons and sirens on their vehicles in view of their being misused and flaunted by people as status symbol."
Apr 2, 2013 NIPER students protest against alleged corruption by administration: "Students of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research or NIPER in Punjab's Mohali protested against the alleged large-scale corruption in the institute that was highlighted by an assistant professor, who was later sacked following the allegations."
Apr 2, 2013 CBI unearths Rs 200 crore PSU fraud in WB: "In this season of scams, a new one has been unearthed, this time in West Bengal and a senior state government leader is said to be allegedly involved. According to a CBI probe, Rs 200 crore, meant for fixed deposits, were siphoned off from four state government departments into hundreds of fictitious accounts. The CBI probe points to the involvement of a senior Trinamool Congress politician."
Apr 1, 2013 Richest civic body lets infants die: "These children have paid the price for being poor. These infants died waiting for a heart surgery at this hospital in Mumbai. Reason, criminal red tape in acquiring the equipment required to perform the open heart surgery. King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, the only state run hospital in Mumbai with the expertise to conduct open heart surgeries on children has been waiting for three critical heart lung machines for the last four years."
Mar 30, 2013 बच्चों से अप्राकृतिक यौनाचार: निदेशक, वार्डन गिरफ्तार: "छत्तीसगढ़ के दुर्ग जिले में पुलिस नें एक बाल गृह के निदेशक और वार्डन को 6 बच्चों के साथ अप्राकृतिक यौनाचार के आरोप में गिरफ्तार कर लिया है. इस बाल गृह में कुल मिलाकर 47 बच्चे रहते थे जिनमें 17 लड़कियां भी शामिल हैं."
Mar 30, 2013 PGIMS’ surgery head suspended on bribery charges: "The head of the surgery department of PGIMS was suspended on Saturday following complaint of extortion of money and negligence against him by the family members of a cancer patient who died on Thursday."
Mar 29, 2013 First defiance, now apology: "Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), touted as world's richest civic body, boasts of surplus healthcare budget allocation but has totally ignored the health of the state's poor infants."
Mar 29, 2013 After expose, authorities forced to act: "Infants from 15 days to 2 years have been dying just because of red tapism in King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital, Mumbai."
Mar 29, 2013 Are government-run hostels used to sexually abuse girls?: "An IBN7 investigation exposed how young tribal girls are being sexually abused in government-run homes and schools in Chhattisgarh."
Mar 26, 2013 Illegal car imports: DRI officer shielded Alagiri, Stalin: "It is not just DMK chief M Karunanidhi's younger son and his heir apparent MK Stalin and his son Udayanidhi, but even the DMK chief's elder son and former central minister MK Alagiri allegedly used illegally imported cars. Now CNN-IBN exposes how a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officer allegedly covered up the illegal car imports of Alagiri , Stalin and his son and how luxury import cars used by DMK's first family in Chennai could not be 'traced'."
Mar 26, 2013 BU ex-syndicate member sentenced for accepting bribe: "M Jayalakshmi Devi was sentenced to four years’ rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 75,000 under Section 13(1)(d) (criminal misconduct by a public servant) of the Prevention of Corruption Act. She was also slapped another one-and-a-half-year term and a fine of Rs 60,000 under Section 7 (illegal gratification) of the Act. The sentences will run concurrently."
Mar 25, 2013 Justice Katju requests Maharashtra Governor to pardon Sanjay Dutt: "The SC found Sanjay Dutt guilty of acquiring illegal weapons from those blamed for the bombings in Mumbai that killed 257 people and was given four weeks to surrender."
Mar 24, 2013 How the RBI has damaged its own credibility in Cobra’s sting: "The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), whose job it is to police the banking system, has gone to the other extreme and pronounced the banks “not guilty” even before it gets to know the results of its own probe into the matter."
Mar 23, 2013 Sanjay Dutt is not a terrorist, should be pardoned: Justice Katju: "Chairman of the Press Council of India Justice Markandey Katju has made a strong pitch for pardon of actor Sanjay Dutt after Supeme Court's judgement on Thursday in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Amidst growing clamour for Dutt's pardon, Justice Katju said he wants the actor be granted pardon on humanitarian grounds."
Mar 20, 2013 Q. 3901 CORRUPTION IN INDIAN EMBASSIES ABROAD: "only High Commission of India, London had received two specific complaints with regard to the delivery of consular services."
Mar 17, 2013 Close to Didi, an officer who causes IAS, IPS veterans heartburn: "Sanyal had been an upper division clerk in the Union government. He had caught the eye of A B A Ghani Khan Choudhury, former railway minister, who was looking for an Bengali officer in the ministry. It was then that Sanyal's rise through the ranks began."
Mar 15, 2013 Govt officials were informed of money laundering in banks: Report: "A confidential government investigation report highlighting how several private banks were involved in conversion of black money into white has been accessed by CNN-IBN. The government investigation focussed on a Delhi-based middleman named Abdul Munaf Khan who allegedly deposited cash to the tune of Rs 100 crore in various instalments in private banks like HDFC Bank, ING VYSA Bank, ICICI Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank."
Mar 15, 2013 CM sanctions prosecution of IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi: "Income Tax officials had raided the official residence of the Joshi couple at Bhopal in 2010 and recovered over Rs 3.5 crore cash and documents related to huge properties and other valuables disproportionate to their known sources of income."
Mar 14, 2013 J&K terror attack: No govt official at CRPF martyrs' funeral ceremony: "Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah rushed to the airport to pay homage to the five CRPF soldiers killed in Wednesday's terror attacks after protests by the Opposition over the absence of government officials from the funeral ceremony of the martyrs. CRPF soldiers were upset after the Jammu and Kashmir ministers failed to attend a homage paid to the five soldiers who died in the terror attack in Bemina. Neither Chief Minister Omar Abdullah nor any of his ministers were present at the funeral."
Mar 14, 2013 Supreme Court seeks 'enlightenment' on VIPs: "Taking strong exception to rampant misuse of red-beacon lights, sirens, hooters and security cover, the bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi verbally told additional solicitor general (ASG) Siddhartha Luthra and senior counsel Harish Salve to address the court on the issue of what is meant by the word VIP on April 3. Salve is assisting the court as amicus curaie in the matter related to misuse of VIP security."
Mar 13, 2013 Chinese hackers merrily go through thousands of secret files of DRDO missile systems in Guangdong: report: "Even the e-tickets of DRDO scientists who had travelled to Delhi in February were found on the server."
Mar 13, 2013 Lokayukta arrests Bangalore Rural DC: "Aiyappa was being investigated for granting land illegally in Hesaraghatta hobli to one Narasimhaiah, who later sold it to the relatives of Yelahanka MLA S R Vishwanath."
Mar 10, 2013 Timebound Services Bill strengthens the rights of citizens: Kiran Bedi: "The Cabinet has given the in-principle approval to the Bill providing for time-bound delivery of services. This effectively means that bureaucrats will now have to face the music for delay in dispensing services like pensions, passports, caste certificates, ration cards, tax refunds and police procedures."
Mar 10, 2013 Over 1,000 IAS officers fails to submit property returns: "Over 1,000 IAS officers have failed to submit their immovable property returns (IPRs) to the government within the stipulated time frame this year."
Mar 7, 2013 Bureaucrats to pay up for service delay: "Government officials may face prosecution and will have to pay penalty up to Rs 50,000 for failing to deliver services like issue of passports, birth and death certificates and payment of pensions to citizens when a draft bill cleared by Cabinet on Thursday becomes a law."
Mar 4, 2013 Pokhran spying case: MHA staffer arrested: "A Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) staffer was on Monday arrested in Pokhran spying case. Chandrashekhar, a section officer in the foreign division of the MHA, was arrested by the Rajasthan police for his alleged link to spy Sumer Khan who was arrested for leaking reports of the Indian Air Force's air exercise 'Iron Fist' in Pokhran to ISI."
Mar 3, 2013 Budget 2013: End the 'chalta hai' attitude, says Narayana Murthy: "Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented his eighth budget on Thursday, the last before the 2014 elections. Experts have called it a balancing budget aimed at reviving growth amid an economic slowdown. Reacting to the Budget, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has questioned the laid back attitude of successive governments."
Feb 27, 2013 IM outsmarts agencies, continues to target India: "At least seven major terror strikes since 2006 in the country have been linked to Indian Mujahideen, the banned terror outfit. Intelligence agencies consider the outfit's leader, Bhatkal brothers, as India's most wanted terror suspects. Agents believe the outfit now virtually works as a BPO unit for its handlers."
Feb 27, 2013 Vigilance bureau not vigilant enough: "Crime-busters or file-pushers? Jharkhand vigilance bureau, in its internal report, has admitted that deputy superintendents of police (DSPs) are too few in number, with some so incompetent that they can’t write a dairy or so slow that they haven’t moved an inch in their investigations in six months."
Feb 26, 2013 Coal linkage: IAS officer, businessman jailed for taking bribe: "An IAS officer, who was working with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and a businessman related to him have been sentenced to varying jail terms of three and two years by a Delhi court for taking bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a firm to solve its issue relating to coal linkage."
Feb 25, 2013 Noida: Ex-bureaucrat's son allegedly tries to molest woman, arrested: "A former bureaucrat's son has been arrested for allegedly trying to molest a woman in a busy market place in Noida. The woman alleged that the accused tried to force her into his car at a luxury hotel where she had gone for her yoga classes."
Feb 24, 2013 Dental Council meet begins amid graft allegations: "The Dental Council of India is holding its general body meeting in the national capital on Saturday amidst allegations of large scale corruption. The meeting comes weeks after Chairman of Tamil Nadu Dental Council Dr Gunaseelan was sacked for accepting bribes from private dental colleges."
Feb 24, 2013 Did Home Ministry sit on crucial info that could have prevented Hyderabad twin blasts?: "Every time terror strikes the country, questions over failure of intelligence and information sharing crop up. Thursday's twin blasts in Hyderabad may well be yet another such instance. Did the Home Ministry sit on crucial information?"
Feb 24, 2013 Shut away from all human rights: "West Bengal's Dum Dum Central Jail could put the notorious Abu Ghraib in a shade going by some of the disturbing incidents which have taken place there recently. A mere request for better food earned Bikram Mahato, undergoing trial for murder, a severe beating after which he was handcuffed and kept naked in a cell. And this is not an isolated incident in this jail."
Feb 24, 2013 Defence PRO held for carrying drugs: "A Colonel-rank Defence PRO and five others were today arrested by Manipur police after they were caught allegedly carrying illicit drugs valued at an estimated Rs 15 crore meant to be smuggled out to Myanmar, in one of the biggest such hauls in the state."
Feb 23, 2013 Stop Press Carousel: "The silent blocking of URLs by the DoT assaults freedom of expression"
Feb 19, 2013 File FIR in 2G case based on CNN-IBN report: SC: "An FIR should be filed in the 2G case based on the CNN-IBN expose which showed the alleged nexus between a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecutor and a key accused in the case. The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) filed an application in the Supreme Court in the 2G case pleading that an FIR should be registered on the basis of conversation on the audio tapes aired by CNN-IBN."
Feb 17, 2013 CBI follows TIMES NOW's Milan files trail: "Guiseppe Orsi - the former Chief of the Italian defence giant Finemccanica - face of the Italian chopper scam - but for India - it's beyond choppers - it's Armsgate - as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) rushes its team to Italy - to find the money trail and the trail of middlemen involved not just in this case - but many deals before."
Feb 17, 2013 It’s ok to steal 15pc of allocations, says UP minister: "“If you (officials) take 15 per cent of the amount as commission, there is no problem... but you must spend the remaining 85 per cent on developmental works honestly,” Tripathi reportedly said while addressing the officials after distributing unemployment cheques to youths on Saturday."
Feb 15, 2013 Public officials who have mandate to rule are typical bullies: CAG: " public officials make the most oft-repeated statement that law would be allowed to take its own course over detection of large number of misdemeanours regretted that this does not happen at all."
Feb 15, 2013 Charge sheet says €100,000 given to Tyagi brothers
Feb 15, 2013 Lokayukta to probe irregularities in recruitment to Co-op Bank: "The State government on Friday ordered a Lokayukta inquiry into recruitment of 102 clerk-cum-cashiers to the Karnataka State Co-operative Apex Bank Limited"
Feb 15, 2013 भारत की वह ‘द फैमली’ कौन है जिसे 200 करोड़ की रिश्वत मिली :भाजपा
Feb 13, 2013 Kickbacks came through monthly remittances, ended Dec 2012: Italy: "a monthly payment of Euro 510,000 was being made to the IDS companies and that no taxes were being paid on the same."
Feb 13, 2013 Money came through bogus engineering contracts, says Italian probe: "middlemen were paid at least Euro 400,000 upfront by Finmecannica for bribing officials in India and that the rest of the kickbacks came thorough inflated bills and invoices that were in the guise of engineering contracts."
Feb 13, 2013 Key middleman's confession: Met ex-IAF Chief S P Tyagi 6-7 times: "The middleman, Guido Haschke, has also said that he received 20 million euros as commission and of this, 12 million euros were passed on to S P Tyagi's Delhi-based businessmen cousins Julie Tyagi, Docsa Tyagi and Sandeep Tyagi."
Feb 13, 2013 Listen: Alleged conversation between CBI prosecutor and one 2G accused: "The CBI suspects its own prosecutor AK Singh of aiding one of the accused in the 2G scam case."
Feb 13, 2013 2G: CBI finds its own prosecutor colluding with accused: "It has been a case which has involved some of the biggest names in politics, corporate India and the bureaucracy. For the last three years, the 2G case has become synonymous with a corrupt system and has had many twists and turns."
Feb 13, 2013 Former Air Chief in chopper scam?: "Italian investigators on Tue (Feb 12) alleged that business conglomerate Finmeccanica bribed former Indian Air Force chief S P Tyagi to swing the controversial AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal in favour of the company. The allegation is made in a preliminary inquiry report of the suspected corruption in the Rs 3,546 crore deal filed by prosecutors in Italy. Air Chief Marshal (Retd) S P Tyagi says he had retired at the time of the deal."
Feb 13, 2013 Chopper scam: Former air chief denies charges: "Former IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi today refuted allegations that he was paid bribes to swing a Rs 3,600 crore deal for procuring 12 choppers from Italian firm Finmeccanica to ferry VVIPS."
Feb 13, 2013 Sellout for kickbacks: "Of all the depths that the corrupt can fall to selling the nation and national security is a low you cannot sink beyond. When TIMES NOW exposed the offer of commissions by Agusta Westland we expected the govt to reopen every file linked to the 3700cr chopper deal that the same company had signed a few months earlier. Instead of acting the govt for some reason closed the file and gave the Italian co. a clean chit in a matter of days. Now as we continue the most detailed investigation we would like to place on record that our investigation is only aimed against the corrupt including those who have been or are in uniform not the hundreds of thousands who serve with or under them."
Feb 13, 2013 Chopper scam: Why did ED do nothing?: "In early 2012, Enforcement Directorate received crucial documents at their headquarters one by one. The key Documents blew the lid off from the biggest defence scam after Bofors. The whistleblower in the case, C Edmond Allen put the spotlight the commission received by his estranged Indian partner who happened to be a man currently lodged inside the Tihar Jail. This man named Abhishek Verma is also an accused in the navy war room leak case. Now, after TIMES NOW report of the chopper scam the Enforcement Directorate swung into action following the trail of the alleged kickbacks received by middlemen in the chopper scam."
Feb 13, 2013 Chopper deal: Italian probe names Ex-Air Chief: "An Italian probe has named former Air Chief SP Tyagi in its AgustaWestland chopper deal corruption investigation. The preliminary report alleges SP Tyagi tweaked certain requirements to enable Italian firm AgustaWestland bag the Rs 3,546 crore chopper deal."
Feb 13, 2013 Ex-IAF chief in the dock over 'corrupt' chopper deal: "A day after the Italian police arrested defence company Finmeccanica's CEO Giuseppe Orsi in an ongoing corruption inquiry, there are more details emerging. Reuters now reports that three cousins of former Indian Air Force Chief SP Tyagi allegedly helped twist rules in a helicopter tender won by AgustaWestland."
Feb 13, 2013 CBI admits to collusion in 2G case, probe may widen: "A day after the big CNN-IBN expose in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director appeared before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Tuesday, and admitted to a collusion between its prosecutor AK Singh and Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra. Also, the CBI has sent the tapes for forensic examination. According to sources, the probe may widen to focus on other accused as well."
Feb 12, 2013 Doctors are aborting daughters: Study: "Doctors have fewer daughters than the average Indian, which indicates that they may be using illegal sex-selective abortions to have more sons, reports a study in the international journal, Demography."
Feb 12, 2013 Ex-Air Chief Tyagi was bribed to swing chopper deal, Italy probe report says: "Italian investigators Tuesday alleged that business conglomerate Finmeccanica bribed S P Tyagi when he was chief of the Indian Air Force to swing the controversial AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal in favour of the company."
Feb 12, 2013 Feet branded for not remembering lessons: "In a shocking case, two teachers at a madrassa allegedly burnt the feet of a 10-year-old student by pressing a hot iron on them after the child tried to run away from the seminary in Rajouri district."
Feb 12, 2013 I don't think it's such a big offence: CBI chief: "CBI Director Ranjit Sinha confirmed that the central investigating agency has registered a Preliminary Enquiry report, which names the lead 2G prosecutor AK Singh and Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra.–"
Feb 12, 2013 2G collusion: What this means for the case: "The CBI has registered a Preliminary Enquiry report, which names the lead 2G prosecutor AK Singh and Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra."
Feb 12, 2013 Italian defence firm head held for India bribes, probe ordered: "Italian police arrested the chief executive of aerospace and defence giant Finmeccanica on Tuesday for corruption and embezzlement in relation to alleged bribes given to the Indian government"
Feb 11, 2013 WB: Around 100 women dumped in open field after sterilisation: "In a shocking case, most of the 100 women in a semi-conscious state, who underwent ligation procedure at a sterilisation camp at a rural health centre in Malda district, were abandoned in an open field adjacent to the facility."
Feb 8, 2013 MP govt undecided on action against IFS officer raided by Lokayukta police: "When the Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police raided 1987 batch Indian Forest Service officer BK Singh's Bhopal residence on Wednesday morning, his wife refused to let them in at first, insisting that she must speak to her husband. And while Singh tried to vanish from the scene with his valuables in a suitcase, he was stopped in the nick of time by the Lokayukta team which recovered Rs seven lakh in cash, a revolver, jewellery and some Fixed Deposit papers worth around Rs 50 lakh."
Feb 8, 2013 Why is corruption high in Madhya Pradesh?: "Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided the residence of an employee of a state power company and found details of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income."
Feb 7, 2013 4,570 cases pending before Lokayukta: "The government, in its reply to another question stated that nine IAS and IPS officers in the State were facing Lokayukta inquiry."
Feb 7, 2013 Aravallis being gobbled up by land developers: "The Aravalli gair mumkin pahar, which are not recorded as forests to be protected under the Forest Conservation Act 1980, or any other protective mechanism have been bought up by realtors, politicians, bureaucrats in anticipation of the urbanisation as envisaged in the new master plans"
Feb 6, 2013 Bank officials, microfinance institutions cornered benefits of farm loan waiver: CAG report: "involving disbursement of Rs 500 crore — about 30% of the waiver amount was allegedly found to have been siphoned off by a nexus of bank managers and microfinance institutions (MFIs)."
Feb 6, 2013 MP Lokayukta raids electricity board clerk, finds Rs 40 cr assets: "The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided the house of Arjun Singh Lalwani, who is a clerk in the electricity board and discovered assets worth Rs 40 crore. Cash and properties worth lakhs were seized and the police claimed his income was disproportionate to his known sources of income."
Feb 6, 2013 MP forest officer raided, Rs 12 cr worth investments recovered: "The Madhya Pradesh anti-corruption office (Lokayukta) got into action and carried out raids on Wednesday morning. The Lokayukta raided the Chief Conservator of Forest BK Singh's residence at Ujjain and Bhopal."
Feb 5, 2013 This MP clerk’s salary is Rs 40,000, assets Rs 25 crore: "a Grade-II clerk in the Madhya Pradesh state power utility, with a monthly salary of Rs 40,000, has been valued at Rs 25 crore in ill-gotten wealth."
Feb 5, 2013 Missing kids: SC threatens to arrest 3 chief secretaries: "in the last two years, 50,000 children had gone missing and feared that they could have been trafficked."
Feb 4, 2013 Institutionalised rape exposed: "TIMES NOW investigation reveals the dark secret behind the govt shelters in Chhattisgarh where minors were raped repeatedly for 2 years shockingly by their own teachers."
Feb 3, 2013 Kanker case: Govt officials collued with accused?: "The day the President has signed the ordinance to safe guard women's safety in the country, apathy over rape continues to shock and shame India. Fresh evidence in Kanker rape case in Chattisgarh where 12 minor girls were sexually assaulted in a hostel allegedly by a school teacherand a watchman for two years raises questions if the Government officials colluded with the accused. This shocking apathy of government officials in the case raises raises several questions over the hush up after initial complaints."
Feb 2, 2013 Can Dental Council members indulge in corruption without support from top?: "Dr Usha Mohandas, who is the Former Member of the Dental Council of India and Founder President Dentists Against Corruption in Dental Education asked, 'When you are heading the body which is responsible primarily for the education of youngsters and your junior is involved in corruption, how can you claim that you did not know anything about it?'"
Feb 2, 2013 Dental Council of India: The history of controversies: "In a fresh twist to the Dental Council scam, letters written by the members of Dental Council of India (DCI), accessed exclusively by CNN-IBN, have raised serious questions against the present Chairman of the Council, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar. This is clearly not the first time when the Dental Council of India is making headlines. CNN-IBN had reported on the story three years back."
Feb 1, 2013 DCI members' letters raise questions against Chairman: "In a fresh twist to the Dental Council scam, letters written by the members of Dental Council of India (DCI), accessed exclusively by CNN-IBN, have raised serious questions against the present Chairman of the Council, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar. In one of the letters, written by a member of the DCI Dr Joseph Issac to the Union Health Ministry, questions the manner in which the Council is being managed to suit private colleges."
Feb 1, 2013 Will step down if corruption charges proved: DCI Chairman: "In a fresh twist to the Dental Council scam, letters written by the members of Dental Council of India (DCI), accessed exclusively by CNN-IBN, have raised serious questions against the present Chairman of the Council, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar. 'I will step down if any corruption case can be proven against me,' Majumdar, who denied the allegations of bribery against him, said."
Jan 28, 2013 Nine students fall ill as callous authorities serve dead rat-infected food: "A dead rat allegedly found in the dinner served to students of a government residential school in Hardauli village in the district made nine children severely ill"
Jan 26, 2013 CBI raids Dental Council members at 8 places across India: "The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday conducted raids on Dental Council of India members at eight places across the country. The raids were conducted in Hyderabad, Chennai, Mangalore and Bangalore among other places."
Jan 26, 2013 Gang rape: Home Secy, Delhi Police chief were laughing at press conference, it was shameful, says Justice J S Verma: "the retired former Chief Justice said, "both the Home Secretary and Police Commissioner were laughing in the press conference following the India Gate protests. Someone in the establishment should have addressed the protesters. This is a shame on democracy.""
Jan 17, 2013 Rs. 1 cr. seized from scientist’s house: "The Central Bureau of Investigation has seized Rs.1 crore from the Haryana premises of a scientist with the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests who was arrested along with a middleman on Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe."
Jan 17, 2013 CBI recovers over one crore from Environment Min official: "CBI today claimed to have recovered over Rs one crore from the residence of a senior Environment Ministry official who was arrested last night for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs seven lakh for arranging environmental clearance to power and steel company."
Jan 14, 2013 Stock Guru scam: IT officer raided for ‘Rs 60-cr bribe’: "in connection with the Rs 500-crore Stock Guru India scam. An IRS officer of 2006 batch, Yogendra Mittal, has been detained and is likely to be arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of nearly Rs 60 crore for favouring the accused"
Jan 13, 2013 DCI member caught taking bribe from college staff: "A member of the Dental Council of India has been arrested red-handed for taking bribe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. DCI member Dr Murugesan was arrested when he was taking the bribe of Rs 25 lakh from Dr Rambhadran, administrative officer of a dental college."
Jan 13, 2013 Haryana govt misleading court to protect Vadra, says Khemka: "In February 2011, the same ACO had made another allegedly fraudulent entry in the land records of village Chirsi in Faridabad district, according favour to an influential chartered accountant to enable him to take possession of 6.5 acres."
Jan 13, 2013 HC downgrades sitting DG to brigadier rank: " the Delhi high court, on Friday, concluded that staff selection boards showed “undue favour and bias” in promoting him."
Jan 6, 2013 Rs 20 crore meant for night shelters in Delhi siphoned off: "Callousness and deep-rooted corruption in Delhi government couldn't have emerged in a more chilling manner this freezing winter."
Jan 4, 2013 More detained in Bangalore kidney racket: "Intensifying investigations into a kidney transplantation racket involving government officials and major hospitals in the city"
Jan 1, 2013 Two govt officials demand 75 lakh bribe, arrested - Times of India
Jan 1, 2013 3 Mhada women officials get 1 year jail for Rs 3000 bribe - Times of India
Jan 1, 2013 Assam: Airport official caught taking Rs 50K bribe - Oneindia
Jan 1, 2013 Nalasopara civic clerk caught taking bribe - Times of India
Dec 31, 2012 Bihar sacks 251 rural job scheme officials for graft: "the performance audit of the MGNREGS in Bihar found that 73 percent of the Rs.8,189 crore scheme fund, spent in the state's 38 districts in six years (2006-12), were embezzled by the implementing authorities."

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