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Jul 22, 2011 Karnataka mining scandal ensnares BJP leaders: "Three ministers in Karnataka are accused of charging miners up to 45 percent of their produce before allowing it to be transported to ports, costing the state coffers more than 18 billion rupees ($400 million) in lost revenue, Hegde said. The state's Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa was also named in the report"
Jul 22, 2011 BBC: India's BJP 'put pressure on anti-corruption judge': "India's main opposition BJP wanted the Karnataka chief minister's name dropped as a key suspect in a report on illegal mining,"
Jul 22, 2011 BJP wanted to get BSY's name dropped: Hegde: "Santosh Hegde indicts the Karnataka CM and his family in the illegal mining scam."
Jul 22, 2011 Raja forced BSNL to ink deal with Swan: CBI: "Raja used Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to favour Swan Telecom."
Jul 22, 2011 Cash-for-votes: Cops grill Amar Singh; Suhail, Saxena sent to Tihar
Jul 21, 2011 CWG scam: properties of three accused to be attached: "The court directed the attachment of properties of promoters of two construction firms -- Purshottam Dev Arya, Anil Madan and A K Reddy whose anticipatory bail appplications are pending before the Delhi High Court. They were declared proclaimed offender by the court on May 23."
Jul 21, 2011 I-T to quiz Raja, Balwa in 2G scam
Jul 21, 2011 CBI indicts IIT-Kgp chief in technical institutes scam: "when the institute submitted to AICTE the proposal for extension of approval, an appraisal panel recommended to reduce the intake from 180 to 90 seats as it found 42.5% shortage in faculty members. Even the principal was not a post-graduate, and teachers were not paid AICTE pay scales."
Jul 21, 2011 After land, mining scams here comes R 750 cr Tatra truck kickback case: "Top officials of BEML Limited, a Bangalore-based company, and the defence ministry have siphoned off at least Rs 750 crore in bribes and commissions over the past 14 years in the purchase of components for Tatra trucks, backbone of the army's artillery and transportation wings."
Jul 21, 2011 Bihar land scam: Oppn seeks Nitish's resignation
Jul 21, 2011 Lokayukta indicts Yeddyurappa in mining scam: "The Lokayukta has recommended a probe into Yeddyurappa's role and that of his four ministerial colleagues."
Jul 20, 2011 BSY, HDK named in Lokayukta report: "The Lokayukta has named Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, four ministers, former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy, Congress Rajya Sabha member Anil Lad and BJP legislator Anand Singh, among others, beneficiaries of the illegal mining scam in Karnataka."
Jul 20, 2011 The size of this scam is 1.2 times corruption in India!
Jul 20, 2011 Vigilance submits status report in HC over pulses scam: "The Orissa Vigilance Directorate has submitted a status report in the High Court on its probe into the multi-crore pulses scam, saying pecuniary advantages to the tune of nearly Rs 20 crore were made by government officials by showing undue favours to traders."
Jul 20, 2011 Amar Singh to be questioned on cash-for-votes: "Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh is likely to be interrogated over the 2008 cash-for-votes controversy in parliament after the upper house chairman Wednesday gave Delhi Police the permission to do so,"
Jul 20, 2011 UP expressway scam: builders get land cheap: "the expressways are a win-win for the developers and the politicians in power in Uttar Pradesh. Figures and pattern show an alarming trend."
Jul 20, 2011 Ruckus in Bihar assembly over 'BIADA land scam': "alleged irregularities in allotment of land by Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority (BIADA) to wards and relatives of some cabinet ministers, MPs, legislators and bureaucrats."
Jul 20, 2011 Cash-for-vote: Hindustani arrested; drags PM, Sonia into scam: ""I received calls from Amar Singh and Ahmed Patel (political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi). Those close to Prime Minister (Manmohan Singh) called me and even from 10-Janpath (Gandhi's residence),""
Jul 20, 2011 Cash-for-vote scam: Suhail Hindustani drags PM, Sonia
Jul 19, 2011 Enforcement Directorate begins probe into three Ponzi scams in Ahmedabad
Jul 19, 2011 Cash-for-vote: Saxena claims Amar link, police ‘trace’ key money trail: "The first person to be arrested in the cash-for-vote scam, Sanjeev Saxena, was introduced to the three BJP MPs — who said they had been offered money to abstain from voting in a trust motion in Parliament — as the secretary of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh."
Jul 19, 2011 Police seeks Home Ministry's permission to question Amar Singh: "Delhi Police has approached the Home Ministry seeking permission to question MP Amar Singh in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam."
Jul 17, 2011 The Drip-Dope-Drip Irrigation System: "Coaches and officials run an assembly line for doping and cleaning up", "Sports authorities in India have been running what is called a “controlled doping” scam for years and they deserve exemplary punishment.", "Now that a few girls have been caught, the establishment has shamelessly dumped and disowned them."
Jul 17, 2011 Cash-for-vote scam: Police make first arrest, to quiz Amar Singh: "Slammed by Supreme Court for a shoddy probe in the cash-for-vote scam, Delhi Police made its first arrest in the case picking up Sanjeev Saxena, believed to be an aide of Amar Singh, for allegedly trying to bribe BJP MPs ahead of UPA government's trust vote in 2008."
Jul 13, 2011 Antrix-Devas Row: Governmemt to review S-band charges: "triggering allegations of a Rs. 2,00,000-crore scam that was bigger than the 2G spectrum scandal."
Jul 13, 2011 Mayawati govt in fresh land scam: "Days after the Allahabad High Court and the Supreme Court whiplashed the Mayawati government for invoking the urgency clause to acquire fertile land and then selling it to private builders at exorbitant rates, the lid has been blown off another land fraud running into thousands of crores of rupees."
Jul 12, 2011 Scams in India since 1947 Students Forum Chartered Accountants ...
Jul 11, 2011 Sukna scam: Court martial to reassemble today
Jul 9, 2011 Chidambaram as Much Involved in 2G as Raja: BJP: ""Chidambaram is as much responsible and culpable for this scam as Raja. His place is not where he is today (in the union cabinet) but where Raja is today,""
Jul 9, 2011 Now, The Oil Stain - By exposing its lesser arm, is the petromin hiding bigger sins?: "“If the CBI does file an FIR indicating DGH links with RIL, then the conglomerate could become a co-accused.”`, `The private sector nexus with the ministry is so strong that many former officials have joined petro companies over the years, some as reward for special ‘favours’. The rot is not restricted to the ministry as the CBI found, with as many as seven officials in the DGH—from a geologist and geophysicist to financial officers—working against the country’s interests. Considering that DGH officials are on deputation from various PSUs, this is indicative of the spreading cancer of corruption."
Jul 9, 2011 70-year-old former navy officer arrested in sex scam: "A 70-year-old retired naval official has been arrested in connection with the case relating to the rape of a minor girl allegedly by 100-odd persons"
Jul 8, 2011 From 2G to KG – India, Mega Scams and Neo-liberalism – II
Jul 8, 2011 2G scam: ED slaps Rs 7,100 crore fine on Etisalat DB: "Swan is facing a separate case under FEMA, penalty for which could exceed Rs 3,600 crore. Loop Mobile India Ltd and Loop Telecom Ltd, S-Tel and Wellcom Communications India Pvt Ltd besides Swan Telecom are the companies against whom the agency has already filed complaints for violating FEMA rules."
Jul 7, 2011 2G spectrum case: A chronology
Jul 7, 2011 2G scam - Is CBI gunning for Tata, Ambani next? : "a case against Anil Ambani, and perhaps Ratan Tata, may be imminent"
Jul 7, 2011 Cash-for-votes scam: Delhi Police asked to submit report
Jul 7, 2011 2G scam: Union textile minister Dayanidhi Maran resigns from cabinet
Jul 6, 2011 Guv gives sanction to Lokayukta to prosecute former Minister: "Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj has given sanction to Lokayukta police to prosecute former Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu in connection with the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board scam."
Jul 6, 2011 2G scam: CBI submits report, Dayanidhi Maran under scanner: "The CBI has accused Maran, a former telecom minister, of forcing the promoter of Chennai-based telecom company Aircel to sell his firm to Malaysian firm Maxis in 2006."
Jul 4, 2011 Swamy has picked culprits well, but pardoned many: "THE 2G scam is supposedly one of the biggest scams that have surfaced in India. The scam, which began unfolding with mere whispers grew up to be a modern Indian epic of corruption, thank to the figure of Rs 1,76,000 crore"
Jul 1, 2011 CBI books former DGH chief for Rs 400 crore scam: "CBI on Friday raided 15 premises, including those belonging to V K Sibal -- former head of the oil ministry's regulatory arm for exploration companies -- and the Indian subsidiary of a US survey firm after registering a case alleging nexus in awarding contracts."
Jun 30, 2011 The Top Scams in India
Jun 30, 2011 Fake caste certificate scam: 2 DU employees arrested
Jun 29, 2011 DU fake admission scam: how touts operate: "A student was charged anywhere between two to five lakh rupees. The accused said they had got 40 students admitted to reputed colleges over the past two years."
Now, maps, survey sheets in Adarsh case go missing
Rs 1000 cr money chain fraud surfaces in Kerala
Fourth FIR in district administration scams: "Under Indira Awas Yojna scam, which was detected on September 7 last year, Rs 49,52,148 were allegedly withdrawn from the account. "
Enforcement Directorate to probe Ponzi scams: "the Enforcement Directorate will begin investigation to trace the money trail in the scams which are estimated to run into more than Rs 1,000 crore."
Adarsh scam: Deshmukh bent rules for ex-army chiefs: ""I approved the proposal to relax the domicile norms/conditions in case of Generals Vij and Kapoor."
Is PMO ignoring another scam after 2G, this time in energy?
8 sent to jail in connection with RRDA building scam: "Eight people including five officials of Ranchi Regional Development Authority (RRDA) and three builders were presented before the CBI court and later sent to 14-days judicial custody"
The Reliance KG Gas Scam
Pages from Adarsh files go missing, now from MoD headquarters: "Some pages from files pertaining to the controversial Adarsh Housing Society have gone missing from the city-based state headquarters of the Ministry of Defence"
Karnataka: MBBS students pay Rs 1 lakh to pass: "One lakh rupees for every mark added - that's the going rate in the fake marks scam in Karnataka."
Scamsters` paradise : Citizens duped of Rs 500cr in 3 years
Seven arrested for pre-medical test scams
IPO scam financiers penalised Rs 14 cr
Tihar Jail awaits how many more?
Lord Swraj Paul: Recent scams a national shame