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Jun 14, 2016 Probe underway on corruption charges: ACB: "The Delhi Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Chief M K Meena on Tuesday (June 14) said allegations against former Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai conniving with firm. Rai is facing allegations of corruption in connection with a proposal for a premium, app-based bus service in the national capital. The bus service was supposed to start during the second phase of the odd-even traffic rule in Delhi. That proposal, though, became dead in the water after allegations that a particular bus aggregator was being favoured."
Jun 6, 2016 Arnab Goswami confronts abusive MLA Ashok Kheny: "TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami confronts Karnataka MLA Ashok Kheny and asks him to give a written apology to the Reporter for abusing her over question as to why he has been hoarded at a hotel in Mumbai ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections and the expose on the seats for sale."
Jun 6, 2016 #DemocracyOnSale: Netas putting democracy for sale exposed: " TIMES NOW has completely exposed what was until now the biggest political secret. The Election Commission has our tapes. The Chief Election Commssioner has our report. The full EC bench meets tomorrow and we will not stop until the open sale of the world's largest democracy is brought to an end. This sham of an election has to be stopped and the credibility of the India's Election Commission is at stake. TIMES NOW's crews have been threatened. Our reporters have been abused. But TIMES NOW will not be intimidated. Operation Rajya Sabha expose continues."
Jun 5, 2016 ED summons Amrinder Singh's son in FEMA violation case: "to explain the alleged movement of funds to Switzerland and creation of a trust and few subsidiaries in the tax haven of British Virgin Islands."
Jun 3, 2016 'We should be ashamed of #SeatsForSale': "Ambika Soni, Congress MP, speaks to TIMES NOW on seats for sale in Rajya Sabha, says they shouldn't happen. "When you are MP and MLA you get development money and they are paid for votes," says Soni."
Jun 2, 2016 Debate: #SeatsForSale: 100s of crores riding on each MP: "discuss TIMES NOW exposing Rajya Sabha seats for sale scandal, 2 candidates and 3 sitting MLAs stung, 10 leaders being investigated, Election Commission taking cognisance of TIMES NOW's report, Congress party hiding behind development funds excuse and denying using money power this election, whether the poll panel should countermand the Rajya Sabha polls, and if this is the way our Rajya Sabha MPs are elected."
Jun 2, 2016 Khadse was eyeing Rs 65cr payout in land deal: Builder: "Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) on the compensation offered to the owner (a copy is with TOI) and the police complaint filed by construction firm owner Hemant Gawande — indicate that Maharashtra revenue minister Eknath Khadse's family was hoping to rake in a minimum compensation of Rs 65 crore for the land in Bhosari or was looking for alternative land elsewhere."
May 31, 2016 Bhandari ‘admits’ to email from Vadra, I-T sends seven property, bank queries overseas: "According to information with the Department, the property was bought in 2009 from a company called Vertex FZE which is registered in the British Virgin Islands."
May 30, 2016 Debate: Vadra charge, Dubai link: "On THE NEWSHOUR, TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, and panelists discuss Dubai link to mystery businessman being linked to Robert Vadra, controversial arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari allegedy linked to Vadra going underground."
May 30, 2016 I-T probe into arms dealer unearths 'Vadra home' in UK: "A probe by the income tax department into the transactions of arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari has trained the spotlight on his alleged links with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, especially with regard to the ownership of a house in central London."
May 24, 2016 Cash for job: Massive medical scam unearthed in New Delhi: ""I had to pay more than Rs 75,000 to secure my job," said a doctor, who claimed that if he hadn't paid the said amount, the money would soon increase to 1 lakh rupees."
May 8, 2016 Menace of drugs, illegal mining common to Goa, Punjab, says AAP MP
May 8, 2016 India ranks ninth in crony-capitalism index, 3.4% share in GDP: "“Thanks to tumbling energy and commodity prices politically connected tycoons have been feeling the squeeze in recent years,”"
May 6, 2016 Subrata Roy granted 4-week parole after mother passes away: "Subrata had earlier moved the Supreme Court seeking a three-week parole to perform the last rites for his demised mother."
May 5, 2016 Agusta fallout: More deals under scanner: "The Agusta Bombshell has left Congress party with no answers. In an unprecedented defence clean up, the government has promised to open up deals worth Rs 50,000 crores cleared during the UPA suspecting a scam. After Agusta, it's Pilatus and Rafale. The skeletons could just be tumbling out of the UPA closet."
May 4, 2016 BJP questions Cong V-P on mall shops: "After BJP MP Kirit Somaiya drew CWG-AgustaWestland link, even dragging in Rahul Gandhi's aide Kanishka Singh, the Congress Vice President has responded to BJP's allegations. Rahul said that he is always being targeted and he is happy to be targeted."
May 4, 2016 'No clean chit to Indian politicians': "Italian judge Marco Maria Maigo who delivered order on AgustaWestland, confirms speaking to TIMES NOW that he has not given any clean chit to any politician in India. Speaking about the investigation to be done with respect to Indian politicians and officials, he said India must investigate Indians. He also says there were payments made to others also and not only to Tyagi brothers."
May 4, 2016 Who over-ruled Antony?, asks Swamy: "BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy took the fight over AgustaWestland directly into the Congress' camp, saying that those named in a note written by one of the alleged middleman should be questioned by the CBI and if necessary it should be done in custody. Citing Italian court's documents, he alleged that a bribe of 30 million euros was paid, out of which 6 million euros went to IAF personnel, 8.4 million euros to bureaucrats and Rs 125 crore to 'AP'."
May 4, 2016 Is this why UPA didn't help Italy?: "The Congress party armed with their same old rhetoric, conspiracy theories and self defeating arguments, struggled to respond to serious charges raised by the Agusta judge Maiga's interview. The Congress can only resort to some needless aggression against the media, but won't reply when asked: who wanted the Agusta probe blocked?"
May 4, 2016 Invisible Hand Prevented Probe Earlier in Chopper Deal: Parrikar: " "It appears an invisible hand was guiding action or inaction of CBI and ED," "
May 4, 2016 SP Tyagi Took Money, UPA Didn't Cooperate With Probe: Agusta Judge: "Judge Maiga said there was evidence that former Air Chief SP Tyagi and his cousins received kickbacks"
May 3, 2016 #UPAChopperFiles: Antony evades questions: "AK Antony, the then Defence Minister, when asked by TIMES NOW to comment on the Agusta file being cleared in 72 hours before the 2014 General Elections result, said he won't respond outside the Parliament as the matter will be discussed on the floor of the House tomorrow (May 4). The secret NDA government note hints at ED and CBI collusion on Agusta probe."
May 3, 2016 Answer questions on graft: BJP to Rahul: "BJP today (May 3) claiming that Congress stood "exposed" in AgustaWestland deal, asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to not play a "victim" and said it was not targeting him or Congress president Sonia Gandhi but corruption. BJP said it was the Congress vice president's responsibility to answer questions over "scams" that occurred during his party's rule."
May 3, 2016 74 litre bill for a 70 litre tank — Social media helps Delhi man get justice at petrol pump: "When he questioned the people at the station, he claims that the staff misbehaved with him and told him that their boss knows “everyone at the police” and even “Mr. Kejriwal” so he can do whatever he wants."
May 2, 2016 ED probes UAE firms linked to middleman in copter deal: "Air Chief Marshal Tyagi was questioned by the CBI for about 10 hours. “I have told CBI what I had to say. You people (media) are inhuman,” he told reporters emerging from the CBI headquarters in the evening. "
May 2, 2016 4 CBI officers confront SP Tyagi with proof: "Four officers of the CBI are questioning key player in the UPA Chopper scam, former Air Chief SP Tyagi, at the CBI headquarters. He is being confronted with fresh evidence. Sources say there were around 6-7 meetings between SP Tyagi and middlemen from 2004 to 2007. Sources say during this period Tyagi brothers acted as conduit to help AgustaWestland swing deal in its favour."
May 2, 2016 #UPAChopperFiles: Agusta panic 72 hours before NDA win: "TIMES NOW has accessed the crucial defence ministry document which reveals how the Agusta file was cleared within 72 hours before the 2014 General Elections result. Congress was scared of its imminent loss in the elections, and swung into action, and worked in breakneck speed."
May 2, 2016 #UPAChopperFiles: SP Tyagi to be questioned again tomorrow: "After his questioning by the CBI over chopper scam, former Air Force Chief SP Tyagi left the CBI headquarters. Sources say the agency has nailed his role in the Agusta deal and he will be called in for questioning again."
May 2, 2016 Did ED, CBI betray nation on Agusta?: "A note hints at ED and CBI collusion on Agusta probe. The note shows former defence minister AK Antony panicked 2 days before Modi Government won elections in 2014. To a detailed account of Tyagi's account, to an exclusive account of the Comptroller and Auditor General, to a sensational claim by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya who's drawn Rahul Gandhi's aide to middlemen Haschke being on EMAAR MGF board, here's the detailed UPA chopper scam files report."
May 1, 2016 Madhu Koda ensured recommendation for Jindal's firms: Court: "Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda had ensured that the recommendation for entire Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block be made to Ministry of Coal (MOC) in favour of accused industrialist Naveen Jindal's Group of companies only"
May 1, 2016 AgustaWestland deal: Bribery and hope: "If the Prime Minister is serious about fighting corruption, then this defence scandal gives him a real chance to go deeper into the causes of the rot. "
Apr 30, 2016 Will Congress still shield Ashok Chavan?: "A day after the Bombay High Court ordered the demolition of the scam tainted Adarsh Society building in South Mumbai, demanding action against bureaucrats, ministers and politicians involved in the scam. The Congress says they will approach the apex court and appeal against the High Court's decision."
Apr 30, 2016 AgustaWestland kickbacks agreement: "Page number 187 of the Italian Court order reveals details of the AgustaWestland kickbacks agreement. TIMES NOW is getting you details of a note written by Christian Michel where he insists that that 5% cut to the family is maintained. He was willing to compromise his kickbacks to ensure family gets full 28 million kickback."
Apr 30, 2016 AP transport official arrested for graft, owns assets worth Rs 800 cr: " It was said his unofficial income per month was Rs 3 crore. "He collected Rs 1,000 from each of the hundreds of trucks proceeding to the Kakinada port every day," said an official. Failure to pay the bribe would result in refusal of fitness certificate without which the vehicle cannot move."
Apr 29, 2016 Sources: SP Tyagi to be quizzed by ED?: "The Enforcement Directorate (ED) sources tell TIMES NOW that agency has identified politicians, bureaucrats, IAF officers and other beneficiaries of the kickbacks in 'Choppergate'. The ED claims to have mapped the money trail. The ED is all set to issue summons to the then IAF Chief SP Tyagi as it prepares to question him. The European middlemen for AgustaWestland who tried to swing the deal for the firm distributed the kickbacks allegedly through Delhi based lawyer Gautam Khaitan, according to ED sources. The chargesheet filed by ED has accused Khaitan of being the funnel for payments in India arranged by middlemen Carlo Gerosa and Guido Haschke."
Apr 29, 2016 Excl: Agusta stoles classified documents: "After TIMES NOW exposed how classified information was accessed by AgustaWestland and national security was compromised as the Italian firm breached the Indian Air Force (IAF). Sources say BJP Government will raise the issue in Parliament to corner the Congress."
Apr 29, 2016 Coal scam: Naveen Jindal to be charged: ""charges to be framed against all accused under sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) read with 409 and 420 of IPC and under sections 13(1)(c), 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act." The court, however, said charges would be formally framed against the accused later on. Apart from Jindal and Rao, the court also ordered to put on trial ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and 11 others, who were chargesheeted by CBI in the case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block to Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and Gagan Sponge Iron Private Ltd (GSIPL) in 2008."
Apr 29, 2016 HC orders demolition of Adarsh tower: "The Bombay High Court on Friday (April 29) ordered demolition of the 31-storey scam-tainted Adarsh apartments in the heart of Mumbai and sought criminal proceedings against politicians and bureaucrats for "misuse" of powers, holding that the tower was illegally constructed."
Apr 29, 2016 Were Tyagis plotting a second scam?: "TIMES NOW have been at the forefront of the AgustaWestland scam investigation. And now TIMES NOW is in possession of papers which show that AgustaWestland was planning a plane scam. The note reveals that AgustaWestland wanted to sell C27J to Border Security Force (BSF) and claimed they had support of Tyagi brothers on the deal. Did Tyagis lobby for BSF planes?"
Apr 29, 2016 Four files reveal: India compromised: "If you thought the full story that TIMES NOW broke in 2012 had been revealed - hold your breath. The full story is yet to be told. Last night we told you the Agusta deal was beyond a scam, it was about espionage and fraud. Tonight, TIMES NOW will tell you about a second deal the Tyagis may have been trying to push with the BSF. It's the scam that fell through. As the newsbreaks pile up, the BJP President has shot 5 questions to Sonia Gandhi who has so far - given zero specific replies."
Apr 29, 2016 AgustaWestland case: CBI to question SP Tyagi, ex-Air chief Gujral: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) Friday issued summons to former IAF chief S P Tyagi and some others in connection with their investigation into the VVIP chopper scam."
Apr 29, 2016 Bombay High Court orders demolition of Adarsh Society building: " In an order that sends a strong message against corruption, the Bombay High Court on Friday ordered the Union Environment Ministry to demolish 31-storey Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society."
Apr 28, 2016 Excl: Unseen Agusta notes revealed: "The unseen AgustaWestland papers revealed for the first time. And it is just the beginning of the full expose into the UPA chopper scam. These papers show you how it's proven without doubt that there was corruption. These papers completely expose the Tyagi brothers for the first time."
Apr 28, 2016 Agusta wanted media managed?: "TIMES NOW has accessed details of internal AgustaWestland papers that reveal a contract with middleman Cristian Michel. According to this contract, Michel's firm was paid over 6 million euros to manage the Indian media."
Apr 28, 2016 Expose: How Agusta breached IAF; Agusta a fraud deal: "TIMES NOW is the only Indian channel to access the full 44 page Ministry of Defence file over the Agusta Westland deal. It's not just a scam, it's a massive security breach. There has been a complete compromise of Indian national security. AgustaWestland broke into the Indian Air Force and stole classified documents. What's shocking is that even AgustaWestland officials haven't denied accessing these secret Indian Air Force documents. Former MoS Defence Pallam Raju who gave Agusta a clean chit backtracks after TIMES NOW exposed how then UPA government signed a fraud deal."
Apr 27, 2016 'Signora Gandhi' appears 4 times in verdict: "The judgement of Milan Court of Appeals, which sentenced Finmeccanica's former chief Giuseppe Orsi and its helicopter subsidiary AgustaWestland's former CEO Bruno Spagnolini up to 4.5 years in jail, has mentioned Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, senior party leaders Ahmed Patel and Oscar Fernandes. The judgement has also mentioned former National Security Adviser M K Narayanan."
Apr 26, 2016 VVIP Chopper Scam: BJP Targets Sonia, Tells Cong to Name Bribe Takers: "BJP asks Sonia to clarify why her name was reportedly mentioned in Italian court's order"
Apr 16, 2016 BDA gave land and compensation to biz partner of CM's son: "The Bangalore Development Authority has not only allotted prime land in Hebbal to Shanta Industrial Enterprise, owned by business partner of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son, but also offered monetary compensation as quoted by the company."
Apr 15, 2016 BDA gave Rs 150-cr land to firm run by Yathindra's biz partner: "Another controversy is brewing over the BDA’s allotment of 2.11 acres in a prime locality in northern Bengaluru to Shantha Industrial Enterprises, whose director is Dr C M Rajesh Gowda, the business partner of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s son Yathindra."
Apr 15, 2016 Sonia angry, wants CM to come 'clean': "The Congress president apparently wanted Siddaramaiah to come “clean” over Matrix Imaging Solutions Pvt Ltd bagging three major government contracts after Siddaramaiah’s younger son Yathindra joined it as a director."
Apr 14, 2016 Act against hospitals that detain patients over medical bills: HC tells Maha govt: "Citing the miserable conditions of patients in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court today asked the state government to come up with a mechanism that would enable it to take action against hospitals that detain patients and hold up bodies for non-payment of medical bills. The court has given a deadline of one month to implement its order."
Apr 14, 2016 Karnataka CM's son awarded Govt contract: "The Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is facing a charge of conflict of interest as his son's firm is awarded a contract for labs and diagnostic center in a Government Hospital. The opposition has questioned this contract. While the CM has said that due process was followed and this firm had the lowest bid. A company jointly owned by Siddaramaiah's younger son is set to establish a super specialty lab and diagnostic center on the campus of the Government-run Victoria Hospital, raising questions of propriety and conflict of interest. "
Apr 8, 2016 Finmeccanica's ex-boss jailed for graft in Indian chopper deal: "Italian defence and aerospace major Finmeccanica's former chief Giuseppe Orsi has been sentenced by the Milan appeals court to 4.5 years in jail for false accounting and corruption over the sale of 12 VVIP choppers to India for Rs 3,600 crore."
Apr 5, 2016 'Stung' Mayor ducks questions: "Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta has triggered a massive controversy with his expose on the Kolkata syndicate - the corrupt political-mafia nexus. And now, with all political parties gunning for the Mamata Banerjee government, Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta ducks TIMES NOW's questions."
Apr 5, 2016 SC to hear bribery plaint against ex-CBI chief Ranjit Sinha : "accusing former CBI director Ranjit Sinha of demanding money from a person facing charges of illegal export of iron ore was filed before the Supreme Court."
Apr 4, 2016 Kolkata syndicate: Politics, mafia and money: "Four days after the Kolkata flyover collapse, and after a quick round of squabbling and name calling, politicians have gone back to the usual election time politics. TIMES NOW's sensational investigation blows the lid off Kolkata syndicate - politics, mafia and big money. TIMES NOW's deep investigation exposes the syndicate, construction mafia that has the backing of local politicians. Correspondent Prema Sridevi asks the unasked questions."
Apr 3, 2016 Accused Saritha Nair says was sexually exploited by Oommen Chandy: "A TV channel on Sunday released a letter written by solar scam accused Saritha Nair in which she says she was sexually exploited by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy at his official residence."
Mar 22, 2016 Firms pay 50% of cost as bribes: "Indian firms pay 50 per cent of total project cost, on an average, as bribes to speed up clearances for real estate and infrastructure ventures, according to a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF)"
Mar 21, 2016 ED attaches Chhagan Bhujbal co's mill, land worth Rs 55cr: "MUMBAI: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday attached a sugar mill and 290 acres of prime land worth Rs 55 crore in Maharashtra's Nashik district in connection with its money laundering probe against former minister and NCP member Chhagan Bhujbal and others."
Mar 14, 2016 Trinamool 'stung' after leaders 'caught' taking bribe, opposition guns for Mamata: "The sting operation carried out by Narada News and uploaded on its website, purportedly shows as many as 11 Trinamool leaders including former union ministers, state ministers and MPs accepting bribes in return for favours to a fictitious company."
Mar 14, 2016 Chhagan Bhujbal arrested for ‘payoffs, laundering’ in Maharashtra Sadan scam: "shares of Parvesh Construction Pvt Ltd and Armstrong Energy Pvt Ltd, fully owned and controlled by Bhujbals, were sold to dubious entities against cash at unrealistic high premiums of Rs 990 per share and funds to the tune of Rs 75 crore and Rs 50 crore respectively were channeled by this method.”"
Mar 14, 2016 Chhagan Bhujbal, former Maharashtra deputy chief minister, arrested in money laundering case: "The agency has filed two FIRs against Bhujbal, his son and nephew and others under the provisions of PMLA, based on Mumbai Police FIRs, to probe the Delhi-based Maharashtra Sadan construction scam and the Kalina land grabbing case."
Mar 11, 2016 Audit money trail: BJP MP Kirit Somaiya: "The Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya on Friday (March 11) has written to Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on #Mallyagate. He demanded money trail audit of default worth over Rs 63,500 crore."
Mar 10, 2016 Former IDBI CMD under CBI scanner: "TIMES NOW spoke to former IDBI Bank Chief Managing Director (CMD) Yogesh Aggarwal who has now been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). He is under scanner for allegedly disbursing a loan worth Rs 350 crore to liquor baron Vijay Mallya even before the loan was sanctioned by the bank."
Mar 10, 2016 Look out circular issued against Mallya in Oct 2015: "TIMES NOW has confirmation that a lookout circular was issued against wilful defualter Vijay Mallya in October 2015. And, within a monthn a big u-turn was made by the CBI. But why, if they did a u-turn? Will the CBI take the blame for allowing Mallya escape from India?"
Mar 4, 2016 King of ‘Good Times’ in trouble; SBI seeks Vijay Mallya’s arrest: "has been declared a wilful defaulter indebt to 17 lenders amounting to a total of Rs 7000 crore in loans."
Mar 2, 2016 Karti Chidambaram faces the heat of ED, 3 charges levelled against him: "Charge 1: Impropriety Charge 2: money laundering Charge 3: Illegal foreign investments"
Mar 1, 2016 Raids dig up empire of PC’s son: "All these massive investments, transactions, acquisition of companies and properties abroad were executed by the Advantage after the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. It is learned that ED and IT has dispatched all these information to Supreme Court, which is monitoring the probe on Aircel-Maxis scam"
Mar 1, 2016 Aircel-Maxis scam: Raids by IT-ED reveal Karti Chidambaram amassed huge wealth, built massive empire overseas: "Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram built a massive empire for himself through investments in real estate and other financial dealings across the world, according to documents recovered in the recent joint raids carried by the Enforcement Directorate and Investigation Wing of Income Tax in relation to the Aircel-Maxis scam."
Feb 26, 2016 Court frames charges against ex-coal secretary in coal allocation case
Feb 23, 2016 Maha #RamdevRedCarpet questioned: "Opposition parties in Maharashtra have questioned the Maharashtra government's move to allot over 600 acres of land to Baba Ramdev's Patanajli Yogpeeth. Opposition parties NCP and Congress are demanding that the procedures followed for allotting the land to Ramdev should be revealed. Ramdev has been allotted over 600 acres at three locations in Vidarbha to set up an orange processing plant and units for ayurvedic products."
Feb 11, 2016 Lalu Prasad Yadav’s brother-in-law Sadhu Yadav booked for extortion: "The builder alleged that Sadhu Yadav, over phone, demanded Rs 50 lakh or a flat in Patna."
Feb 8, 2016 TIMES NOW crew attacked by SP goons: "TIMES NOW crew was on Monday (February 8) attacked by local Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Nahid Hasan and his aides in Shamli District of Uttar Pradesh. The crowd abused TIMES NOW reporter Samia and Video Journalist Mukesh Kumar and threatened them of dire consequences, asking them to delete the video footage of their interview with the SP leader. Mukesh was held hostage by them and the video footage was forcefully deleted. "They took my camera away and they also tried to remove the memory chip. I was asked to delete the footage, for this they even called their own photographer. They told me if you don't give the camera you know what we will do."
Feb 7, 2016 Inside track: Rice revelations: "television mogul Subhash Chandra has been extraordinarily candid about his past. He acknowledges what was long suspected: that he profiteered enormously from dubious rice deals with the Soviets in the early 1980s. He was awarded a lucrative contract to export basmati to Russia, on the understanding that he would share 50 per cent of his profit with his benefactors in the Congress party. Chandra confesses that it was Rajiv Gandhi who steered the deal his way through his aide Vijay Dhar. Chandra writes that he deposited half the share of profits, first with Dhirendra Brahmachari, then with Sitaram Kesri and finally with Arun Nehru. An interesting sidelight to the story is that while the Soviets were paying for expensive basmati rice, Goyal cut corners by mixing basmati with the cheaper ‘parmal’ variety."
Feb 7, 2016 Income tax official arrested for bribery: "on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs.2 lakh from a businessman to not impose a heavy penalty on him"
Feb 5, 2016 'This is the real truth about my illicit relations with politicians': Solar scam Saritha hands over sealed envelope: "During the 2012-2013 period, Saritha and Chandy's residence exchanged around 180 telephone calls."
Feb 5, 2016 Gave Rs 20 L to police body, claims Saritha: "Key accused in solar fraud cases Saritha S Nair on Friday deposed before a judicial commission probing the scam that Rs 20 lakh was handed over to the Kerala Police Association in return for installing solar panels developed by her company in the state’s police stations."
Feb 2, 2016 Sahara seeks SC nod to sell F1 shares, planes, hotels: "The court had directed the company to pay Rs 5,000 crore in cash and a bank guarantee of equal amount for interim bail of Roy, who along with two other directors are in jail since March 4, 2014."
Feb 1, 2016 Kerala bar scam: Two leaders face fresh bribery charges: "Whistle-blower bar owner Biju Ramesh on Monday opened a new can of worms in Kerala, alleging that Rs.2 crore was paid to then state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala and Rs.25 lakh to Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar as bribes."
Feb 1, 2016 Air India is lying, says victim Anita Ghai: "Anita Ghai, a differently-abled passenger, who alleged that the national carrier, Air India failed to provide her with a wheel chair, said that the airlines should provide her an unconditional apology."
Jan 28, 2016 Ashok Chavan may be prosecuted by CBI in Adarsh Society scam: "In an embarrassment for the opposition Congress in Maharashtra, the CBI could prosecute former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Society scam"
Jan 28, 2016 Court orders FIR against Chandy: "The solar scam case snowballed into a crisis for the Congress-led government in Kerala on Thursday after a vigilance court in Thrissur ordered filing of an FIR against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy based on fresh bribery allegations by key accused in the case, Saritha S Nair."
Jan 28, 2016 CBI to probe 2 major generals: "The Defence Ministry on Thursday ordered a CBI inquiry against two serving Army officers on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income."
Jan 27, 2016 Solar scam: Chandy took Rs. 1.90 crore in bribe, claims Saritha: " the accused, Saritha S. Nair, deposed before the judicial panel on Wednesday that she had bribed Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Power Minister Aryadan Mohammed on the assurance that they would facilitate government support for her solar projects."
Jan 23, 2016 Kerala bar scam: Kerala Excise Minister K. Babu resigns: "Kerala Excise Minister K.Babu on Saturday handed over his resignation to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, hours after a court ordered a case be registered against him for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs.50 lakh."
Jan 23, 2016 Kerala Excise Minister K. Babu resigns: "Kerala Excise Minister K Babu resigned today hours after a Thrissur court ordered the Vigilance department to register an FIR against him in the bar bribery scam."
Jan 18, 2016 CBI arrests top PF officials on corruption charges: "the CBI’s Anti-Corruption Branch received a specific input that Mr. Prasad had demanded Rs.25 lakh as bribe for favouring the educational institutions’ group in a case relating to subterfuge of wages paid to employees for the purpose of Provident Fund deduction/remittance."
Jan 9, 2016 ‘Lakes gobbled up by developers, government agencies’: " 11-member panel finds encroachments of land worth Rs. 1.50 lakh crore Prominent developers in the city are major encroachers of tanks and tank-beds in Bangalore Urban and Rural districts."
Jan 9, 2016 BDA biggest encroacher in Bengaluru: "The BDA is the biggest encroacher among the government agencies. The Authority has encroached upon 484 acres, covering 41 lakes as per the documents."
Jan 9, 2016 Flight delayed due to VIP pressure, alleges MP; AI denies: "Air India operated its flight to Bhubaneswar at around 12.30 am today against its scheduled departure at 7.30 pm yesterday."
Jan 1, 2016 Two rail staff held for corruption: "Railway officials, in collusion with private parcel agents, allegedly charge local businessmen a sum of money, in the range of Rs35,000 to Rs60,000 and offer preferential parcel booking."
Jan 1, 2016 BJP MLA, supporters vandalise toll booth: "A BJP MLA and his aides vandalised a toll booth near Jhajjar in Haryana after he was allegedly asked to pay the toll tax. The incident was caught on the CCTV camera. The CCTV footage shows the MLA and his aides vandalising the toll booth and thrashing the operator."
Dec 31, 2015 Saradha scam: Trinamool lawmaker denied bail, judicial custody extended
Dec 30, 2015 Rs.75 Crore was demanded in Bihar engineers killing: ""Pathak demanded 10 percent of Rs.750 crore road construction project of the company," he said. Two engineers of the company were shot dead by two motorcycle-borne unidentified criminals allegedly for failure to pay the extortion money."
Dec 23, 2015 Bengal ponzi firm's premises raided by CBI: "Having found guilty of operating Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) without obtaining its approval, market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in July 2014 asked Ramel Industries to immediately wind down its scheme that raised over Rs 97 crore from investors."
Dec 22, 2015 Political party revokes membership after Pajero owner pays toll charges: "A red and white Pajero, which had a huge logo and flag of a political party (known for promoting Pakistan tourism by asking some people to go to Pakistan and doling out rewards for slapping people), pulled in his lane."
Dec 22, 2015 ED attaches Rs 110-cr properties linked to Bhujbal: "senior BJP leader Dr Kirit Somaiya, who has taken on the Bhujbal family, said the current attachment proceedings are under the old cases registered by the ED and the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). “There are several properties linked to the Bhujbal family; they have made investments abroad,”"
Dec 13, 2015 Driver invested in National Herald without telling us: Sonia Gandhi: "Boldened apparently by Salman Khan’s acquittal in the 13 year old Bandra hit and run case, Sonia Gandhi today claimed that the National Herald case too involved the Gandhi’s driver."
Dec 13, 2015 Salman has spent over Rs 25 crore in the hit-and-run case: Salim Khan: "the Bombay High Court acquitted the 49-year-old actor of all charges in the case, seven months after a sessions court convicted and sentenced him to five-year imprisonment in May."
Dec 9, 2015 CBI recovers 31 gold bars, expensive liquor from Delhi IAS officer: "The CBI recovered 31 gold bars weighing 3.2kg and worth over Rs 80 lakh from a bank locked of suspended senior IAS officer of the Delhi government, Sanjay Pratap Singh, who has been arrested on bribery charges."