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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 29, 2016 Robert Vadra slams Sonia Gandhi for getting caught up in scams, asks her to come clean
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 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 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 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 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 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 26, 2016 JBT scam: SC rejects review pleas of ex-Haryana CM & son Ajay
Feb 12, 2016 BBMP ad scam Rs 2,000 cr or one zero too many?
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 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 4, 2016 Governor nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan: "Maharashtra Governor on Thursday (February 4) gave his sanction to the CBI to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in Kargil for Profit scam. The Governor has given his sanction under section 197 of Cr PC, for offences under Section 120-B and 420 of IPC in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society case. The Joint Director of CBI, Mumbai had sought sanction for prosecution of Chavan under Section 197 Cr P.C. On the basis of the additional or fresh material, namely, the report of Justice Patil Commission of Enquiry and the observations of the Bombay High Court in the Criminal Revision Application No.136 of 2014. The Governor had sought the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers and was advised by the Council of Ministers to grant the sanction."
Feb 4, 2016 CBI to prosecute Ashok Chavan in Adarsh scam: "Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday gave his sanction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute former chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh scam."
Feb 3, 2016 Kejriwal alleges 'massive scams' in MCD: "Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged "massive scams" in three BJP-ruled municipal corporations and demanded a CBI inquiry into them."
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."
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 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 11, 2016 How Akhilesh Yadav tried to handpick Lokayukta until Supreme Court cracked down: "Justice Chandrachud pointed out that Justice Ravindra Singh belongs to Mainpuri, the home turf of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, and that his brother and two sons had been in a panel of lawyers of the SP government. “I am firmly of the view that a person who has such a close affiliation to the ruling political party in the state government should not be nominated to the post of Lokayukta,” Justice Chandrachud wrote, rejecting the nomination."
Dec 31, 2015 Saradha scam: Trinamool lawmaker denied bail, judicial custody extended
Nov 30, 2015 CBI grills Maran over phone lines: "After getting protection from the Supreme Court against arrest, former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran on Monday appeared before the CBI for questioning in the case of setting up illegal telephone exchange at his Chennai and Delhi residences."
Nov 27, 2015 SC asks Maran to appear before CBI for six days: "The Supreme Court on Friday directed former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran to appear before the CBI investigators for six days, starting from November 30, for questioning in illegal telephone exchange case."
Nov 22, 2015 Rs 15 cr for #MulayamBash: "Even as Uttar Pradesh reels from a drought situation, the ruling Samajwadi Party spends 15 cr for Supremo Mulayam Singh's 76th Birthday bash triggering a political fight."
Nov 20, 2015 SIT arrests Janardhana Reddy in iron-ore export case: "The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Lokayukta, probing illegal mining in the State, on Friday arrested former minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy in connection with a case of illegal extraction, transportation and export of iron ore."
Nov 9, 2015 Bengaluru South taluk Tahsildar arrested in land transfer scam: "The Lokayukta police on Monday arrested Bengaluru South taluk tahsildar Dayananda, a KAS officer, for forging documents and illegally transferring land belonging to Vijaya Bank Employees’ Housing Cooperative Society Limited on Bannerghatta Road, in the name of a dead man."
Nov 9, 2015 Kerala CM Oommen Chandy ‘interfered’ in bar bribery probe: "The investigation, based on government records and interviews with key officials, shows that the state Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, the agency in charge of the probe, watered down its final report and gave a clean chit to Mani."
Nov 3, 2015 CBI raids 10 places in chit fund scam: "A total of 246 cases have been registered by the CBI against 128 companies, including Saradha Group, Rose Valley, Unipay 2 U, Jeevan Suraksha, Prayag, Abyss Assam Group Co, Basil International Limited and Daffodils Group of Companies."
Oct 31, 2015 Saradha scam: TMC Min granted bail: "West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, arrested by CBI in Saradha scam, was granted bail by a lower court in Kolkata. Mitra was granted bail after 10 months of his arrest, against a bail bond of Rs 2 lakh. The CBI did not contest his bail. He was arrested in December last year."
Oct 23, 2015 Debate: Disclosure or diversion?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Dr. Sambit Patra, National Spokesperson, BJP; M R Venkatesh, CA & Policy Analyst; Brijesh Kalappa, Spokesperson, Congress and Rahul Narvekar, Spokesperson & MLC, NCP -- discuss BJP's hawala attack charge valid?"
Oct 18, 2015 Rail Neer corruption case: 2 railway officials, businessman arrested: "CBI has arrested two senior railway officials and a businessman for alleged corruption in supply of packaged drinking water in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and other superfast trains. Sandeep Silas, a 1984-batch Indian railway traffic service (IRTS) officer, and MS Chalia of 1987 batch were taken into custody late last night along with Sharan Bihari Agrawal, owner of RK Associates, in connection with the scam, CBI sources said on Sunday. The arrests came after CBI recovered Rs 27 crore cash from Agrawal and his sons Abhishek Agrawal and Rahul Agarwal during searches"
Sep 10, 2015 Satyam scam: Sebi asks Raju family,others to return Rs 1,800cr: "Besides, they will also have to pay close to Rs 1,500 crore as interest on the disgorgement amount, as the penalty has been levied with effect from January 7, 2009 -- the day Satyam Computer's founder and then Chairman B Ramalinga Raju admitted to a massive long-running fraud at the company."
Sep 9, 2015 MHA leaves aviation ministry foxed on Robert Vadra's no-frisk status: " Seeking the home ministry's views for taking Robert Vadra off the no-frisking list at airports has left the aviation ministry in a bind, due to which the Congress president's controversial son-in-law could continue to enjoy that privilege for some more time."
Sep 8, 2015 Ex-minister granted bail in coal allocation case: "A special court here on Tuesday granted bail to former minister of state for coal Santosh Bagrodia, an accused in a coal block allocation case."
Sep 7, 2015 Raja main conspirator in 2G scam: CBI to court: "Former Telecom minister A Raja was the “main conspirator” of the 2G spectrum allocation scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a special court here on Monday."
Sep 2, 2015 Coal scam: Manmohan Singh knew everything, claims Madhu Koda: "‘If there was a conspiracy, it cannot be complete without the knowledge of the then PM’"
Sep 2, 2015 2G: CBI tells court Raja a habitual liar: "The CBI on Wednesday described former telecom minister A Raja as a “habitual” liar, telling a special court that he advanced the cut off date for submission of applications for 2G spectrum licences."
Sep 2, 2015 4 MCD officials, 2 others get jail terms in a CWG case: "A Delhi court today sentenced five persons, including four MCD officials, to four years jail term each and the managing director of a firm to six years in prison in the first conviction in a 2010 Commonwealth Games scam case."
Aug 28, 2015 Delhi to file FIR against Sheila Dikshit: "Delhi Government to file FIR against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Delhi Law Minister submits letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on graft charges against Dikshit in water tanker scam."
Aug 28, 2015 Court to hear Koda's plea seeking summoning of ex-PM on Sep 2: "Ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda's plea seeking summoning of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two others as additional accused in a coal scam case will be heard on September 2"
Aug 21, 2015 ED move to attach Sun TV assets stayed by SC: "The provisional attachment order came as part of an investigation on former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and the latter’s wife, Kaveri Kalanithi, for offences under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. "
Aug 20, 2015 DGP son has links with Lokayukta scam accused kin: "State police chief Omprakash’s son, Karthikesh Omprakash, has business relations with the kin of N Narasimha Murthy, a clerk at the State police headquarters, who has been arrested by the SIT probing the Lokayukta corruption scam."
Aug 19, 2015 CBI books Raja in DA case: "Raja had amassed assets and pecuniary resources to the tune of Rs 27.92 crore (approx) in his name and in the name of family members and his friend which were disproportionate to his known and lawful sources of income."
Aug 18, 2015 Almost 80% of income of five national parties from unknown sources: ADR: "Income from unknown sources amounts to Rs 673.08 crore which is 79.68% of the total income of the parties. Unknown sources are income declared in the I-T returns but without giving source of income for donations below Rs 20,000. "
Aug 17, 2015 SC notice to Lalu over fodder scam: "Lalu was convicted and sentenced to five years jail, along with others in one of the cases arising out of the fodder scam, relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.70 crore from Chaibasa treasury, following which he was disqualified from contesting any election."
Aug 13, 2015 Rahul Gandhi's Cheat Sheet for Parliament Speech Amuses Social Media: "The Telegraph newspaper carried a photo of Rahul Gandhi's cheat-sheet and the scribbles were familiar, all in English. Some phrases were word-for-word what the Congress leader said in the Lok Sabha, for example: "Log PM Modi ko sunna chahte hai. Who unki rai janna chhate hai..." Union Minister Arun Jaitley, in a press conference on the wasted monsoon session of Parliament, sniped: "People who read from a written script are often repetitive." What drew many comments on social media was the fact that Mr Gandhi jotted down his Hindi phrases in English, and that he even made a note of his reference to the "three monkeys of Gandhi.""
Aug 10, 2015 HC cancels Dayanidhi’s bail, tells him to surrender in 3 days: "In a setback to former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran, the Madras High Court on Monday cancelled the six-week advance bail he was granted on June 30 in a CBI case relating to charges that he had an illegal telephone exchange functioning in his house while he was Telecom Minister in 2004-07."
Aug 9, 2015 Robert Vadra will definitely be caught: BJP Lok Sabha chief whip Meghwal: "The Robert Vadra land deal "cases" will be brought to their "logical conclusion and justice done in each case without any fear or pressure from any quarter", promises BJP's Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Arjun Ram Meghwal, who has been persistently pursuing the allegedly illegal land deals of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law for the past three years."
Aug 8, 2015 Vyapam scam : CBI registers five new cases; Total FIRs cross 50 mark: "The total number of FIRs in Vyapam scam by CBI today crossed 50 mark with five new cases registered by the agency in connection with alleged irregularities in the conduct of Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board examinations."
Aug 6, 2015 Duck bribegate, stir Lalitgate: "Parliament is being disrupted again over suspension of 25 Congress MPs from Lok Sabha. External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj clarifies her stand in Parliament on Lalitgate, but Congress overturned her defence. And, maintains their ilence on the Goa bribery scandal, and by doing whether Congress is not practising politics of convenience."
Aug 5, 2015 Ex-Goa Minister Churchill arrested: "Arrested in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, former Goa Public Works Department minister Churchill Alemao on Thursday (August 6) said he was innocent and arrested as part of a "political game". Alemao was last night detained from Agassaim village in south Goa at 10.30 PM and later put under arrest around midnight by the Goa Crime Branch police. "I am happy. They have arrested me. This is a political game. I have not done anything wrong," Alemao told PTI while being taken for medical examination during the wee hours today."
Aug 5, 2015 Louis Berger case: Former Goa minister Churchill Alemao arrested: "The alleged bribery scam of $976,630 for the Goa project included kickbacks to a minister, the details of which have not been disclosed by the US Department of Justice."
Jul 29, 2015 Coalscam: Two public servants to face prosecution under Prevention of Corruption Act
Jul 29, 2015 Kamat quizzed by Goa Crime Branch: "The Congress left red faced after former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat was questioned by the Crime Branch in the Goa bribery scandal. With two of Congress's top leaders in the line of fire, the party is now on the back foot."
Jul 27, 2015 Retd chief engineer held in Louis Berger case: "In a major development in the pay-off scandal involving a US management consultancy firm, the Goa police today arrested a retired chief engineer A Wachasunder, who headed the Japan-funded project in the state which is currently under scanner. The officer, who was being quizzed by the crime branch since last week, was placed under arrest soon after Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar assured the state Assembly that the guilty would be punished."
Jul 26, 2015 BJP plans to target more Congress bigwigs, Scindia in line of fire: "Party has also reportedly distributed booklets titled "Vyapam: Myths and Reality" and "Saga of Scams in Congress-ruled States" to all its office-bearers and MPs asking them to read it carefully."
Jul 25, 2015 VVIP treatment for Saradha scam accused?: "West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with Saradha chit fund scam, has been shifted to a VVIP ward of state-run SSKM Hospital in Kolkata. Hospital authorities confirmed that he was shifted to the VVIP ward as the ward he was admitted to is undergoing repairs."
Jul 23, 2015 Debate: Explosive tax evasion charge against Virbhadra Singh: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- TSR Subramaniam, Former Cabinet Secretary; M R Venkatesh, CA & Policy Analyst; R Rajagopalan, Senior Journalist; Sushmita Dev, MP, LS, Congress; Pavan Verma, MP, RS, JD (U); and Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP -- discuss charges of corruption and money laundering against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh."
Jul 23, 2015 Vyapam scam: Roll numbers of 700 changed: "The roll numbers of 700 candidates in the 2012 Madhya Pradesh Pre-Medical Test were changed by a gang that guaranteed success in the competitive examination"
Jul 22, 2015 BJP demands Uttarakhand CM's resignation in liquor scam controversy: "The BJP on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, alleging he was involved in a liquor scam and "loot" during the 2013 floods."
Jul 21, 2015 Coal scam: Ex-MoS for Coal, ex-Coal Secy summoned as accused: "Former Minister of State for Coal Santosh Bagrodia, ex-Coal Secretary H C Gupta and retired public servant L S Janoti, were today summoned as accused by a Special Court in connection with a coal scam case."
Jul 21, 2015 Kingpin, who sold land to Vadra in Rajasthan, held: "In a major crackdown, the Bikaner police arrested six people, including the kingpin of the controversial land deals connected to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra."
Jul 21, 2015 Lokayukta scam investigation: SIT makes first arrest: "The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case of corruption in the anti-graft ombudsman on Tuesday arrested and produced one Ashok Kumar (30), a resident of Rajajinagar, before the Lokayukta special court."
Jul 19, 2015 Goa seeks CBI inquiry in water proj: "The bribery of $976,630 for a Goa project by Louis Berger included payments to a minister, details of which have not been disclosed by the US Department of Justice."
Jul 19, 2015 Vyapam scam: No audit of exam process in 45 years: "Ever since the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board was formed in 1970, the state government has never conducted an audit of its confidential account"
Jul 19, 2015 Complainant used as puppet by minister: Amitabh Thakur on rape accusation: "Thakur has said SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav threatened him after his wife Nutan filed a complaint before the UP Lokayukta against the state's Mining minister. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/complainant-used-as-puppet-by-minister-amitabh-thakur-on-rape-accusation/#sthash.19ncUq9K.dpuf"
Jul 15, 2015 Vyapam scam: Daughter of CM's ex-secy scored 85%, but answered 15%: "Anita’s lack of knowledge was compensated by the fact that her father was a private secretary to the chief minister at the time and had unfettered access to a booming test-rigging racket in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), or Vyapam."
Jul 15, 2015 CBI arrests Karnataka Congress MLA Anil Lad in illegal mining case: "Sail is already facing prosecution for his role in the export of illegal iron ore. Lad was summoned to the CBI office on Wednesday the afternoon and was subsequently arrested"
Jul 9, 2015 Corruption Currents: Mysterious Deaths Arise in Indian Bribery Scandal
Jul 9, 2015 Vyapam scam: Arms, illicit liquor charges against 400 students: "Some 2,000 people have been arrested in the scandal, more than half of them students and parents who are accused of trying to bribe their way into jobs and medical schools with the help of an organised racket in Madhya Pradesh."
Jul 5, 2015 Andhra Pradesh government to probe alleged corruption in housing scheme: ""Approximately, Rs 5,500 crores has been looted in 10 years (during 2004-2014) in housing," he said, adding the allegedly looted money would be recovered under the revenue recovery act."
Jul 5, 2015 K'taka IAS officer being punished?: "She is the key witness in the Rs 391-crore scam. IAS officer Rashmi Mahesh targeted for taking on the corrupt. During her 18 year career span she has been transferred 23 times. The Opposition hitting out at the Siddaramaiah Govt claiming they're shielding the corrupt."
Jul 5, 2015 Dayanidhi Maran was evasive during questioning; may be called again: CBI: " Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran was "evasive" during his questioning by CBI in a case of alleged abuse of his office in getting installed high capacity BSNL lines at his residences to facilitate speedy transmission of programmes to a TV firm owned by his brother"
Jun 29, 2015 Debate: Vyapam scam: India's murkiest coverup: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- GVL Narasimha Rao, Natl Spokesperson, BJP; Priyanka Chaturvedi, Natl Spokesperson, Congress; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & Natl Head, Legal Cell, SP; Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP; and Vivek Tankha, Former Additional Solicitor General -- discuss massive political fight over Vyapam scam, Congress alleges cover up after the death of two more accused, death toll of the accused and witnesess touching 25, and Madhya Pradesh Govt ruling out a CBI probe into the issue."
Jun 29, 2015 MP: 2 more Vyapam scam accused die: "Two more accused in the high-profile MPPEB scam died in Gwalior and Indore, adding another murky dimension to the massive scandal in which 25 accused and witnesses have died so far. While the death of 40-year-old Dr Rajendra Arya at Birla Hospital in Gwalior this morning was reported after his condition suddenly deteriorated, that of Narendra Singh Tomar(29) in Indore jail was under mysterious circumstances.Besides Arya, 24 accused, including Tomar, and witnesseshave died so far under mysterious conditions."
Jun 28, 2015 Saritha Nair expose shows brothel culture in Kerala government, alleges CPM: "solar scam accused Saritha S Nair, in a recorded conversation, had stated that there is a lobby among Congress ministers in Kerala, who trap women, sexually exploit and exchange them among the colleagues."