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  • Rajasthan ACB registers case against RTO inspector, 8 others 5 days ago

    Ten days after Rs 3,65,720 in cash was seized during raid on a border checkpost of the Transport Department at Makhupura in Jalore district, the Rajasthan Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered a case against RTO inspector Om Prakash Choudhary and eight others. Regional Transport Office (RTO) inspector Choudhary and the...
  • Vasundhara Raje orders ACB probe into Jodhpur's JDA irregularities June 6, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday ordered a probe by state Anti-Corruption Bureau into the alleged irregularities and corruption in the projects under taken by the Jodhpur Development Authority. In an order to the Principle Secretary, Urban Development and Housing Department, the Chief Minister has directed that all such issues...
  • Afghanistan, Nepal waiting for BCCI's response May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: It has been atleast six months since the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) had requested BCCI to use the training facilities in India but the Indian board is yet to table the proposals in any of its meetings. Afghanistan and Nepal have come up...
  • ACB sleuths arrest Kota city SP for demanding Rs 2 lakh bribe May 27, 2014

    A Superintendent of Police in Rajasthan was on Tuesday arrested by ACB sleuths for allegedly taking a bribe to change a chargesheet in favour of a client through a couple, DG ACB said. SP-City (Kota) Satveer Singh took bribe through Nishar Khan and Fahreen Khan, who were allegedly indulged in...
  • Suspended judge arrested in court clerk recruitment scam May 27, 2014

    A suspended district and sessions judge was on Tuesday arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in Rajasthan in connection with an alleged scam over recruitment of lower division clerks in courts. "Ajay Kumar Sharda was arrested from Rajsamand today. His headuarters during the suspension period was Rajsamand," DG ACB Manoj Bhatt told...
  • Gas pricing: Delhi HC asks Centre, RIL to co-operate with ACB in probe May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and Reliance Industries Ltd to co-operate in the probe conducted by Delhi Government's Anti Corruption Bureau in an FIR lodged against the company, Mukesh Ambani and a former union oil minister, alleging collusion among them in increasing gas prices. Justice...
  • Jhunjhunu SHO, ASI arrested for accepting Rs 2.5 lakh bribe April 29, 2014

    The Station House Officer (SHO) of Jhunjhunu Ashwani Sharma and ASI Dharmpal were arrested on Tuesday by sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2.5 lakh for not arresting a person in a land dispute case, an ACB official said. One Indrajeet told ACB that SHO Sharma...
  • Australian coach joins emerging Afghanistan April 21, 2014

    Afghanistan's new cricket academy coach, Peter Anderson from Australia, has started work in Kabul, officials said on Monday, as the fast-developing team prepare for their debut at next year's World Cup. Anderson coached Papua New Guinea for two years before joining Afghanistan, where cricket is a rare symbol of optimism in...
  • ACB books 16 medical department officials for fraud in Bundi March 29, 2014

    The ACB has booked 16 officials of Bundi district's Medical and Health department for embezzlement of over Rs 22 lakhs from National Rural Health Mission and Pulse Polio Control Programme funds. The 16 officials, including Chief Medical and Health Officer of the medical department, were booked on Friday following the verification...
  • ICC congratulates Afghanistan on winning Laureus award March 28, 2014

    Dubai: ICC has congratulated the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on winning the Laureus Sports Award in the 'Spirit of Sport' category. "We have been aware of the inspiring rise of cricket in Afghanistan for some time, however, by receiving this prestigious award it is clear that the wider international sports community...
  • Revenue official arrested for taking bribe March 11, 2014

    Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths on Tuesday arrested a revenue official for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 in Rajsamand district, an ACB official said. Lal Singh, posted as Patwari at Devgarh tehsil, had demanded the bribe from Chunni Lal Khateek for transferring a land in revenue records, he said here. After verification...
  • Centre's nod on gas issue allowed future windfall to RIL, alleges ACB February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The approval by Centre to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) allowing expenditure of 8.8 billion dollar to increase production of gas from KG basin paved the way for "future windfall" revenue of Rs 1.2 lakh crore($ 20 billion) to the Mukesh Ambani-led firm, the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) alleged in...
  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project February 8, 2014

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Delhi government orders ACB probe into another CWG project February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On the basis of Delhi government's request,...
  • Maharashtra: CBI officer found hanging at his residence January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A Sub Inspector of the Central Bureau of Investigation's Anti-Corruption Bureau was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his house on Monday morning. The 50-year-old officer was a resident of Maharashtra's eastern suburb, Vikhroli. According to the police, the deceased had a heated altercation with his wife the night...
  • 3 cops take bribe to allow liquor sale, arrested January 4, 2014

    Three police officers were arrested in Rajasthan on Friday on charges of taking bribes to allow sale of liquor, officials said. The state police's anti-corruption bureau (ACB) caught the three officers -- Deputy Superintendent of Police Manish Sharma, Inspector Dhoolji Meena and police outpost in-charge Prabhu Lal -- taking bribes in...
  • ACB arrests head constable for taking bribe December 27, 2013

    A head constable was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 for releasing those who had already received bail, in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh today, an official said. "40-year-old Bahadur Ram Bhagat posted at Ratanpur police station was caught red handed accepting a bribe of...
  • Tehsildar caught accepting Rs 5 lakh bribe in Thane October 29, 2013

    Thane: A tehsildar was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs five lakhs from a person in Thane, the Anti Corruption Bureau said. Karjat tehsilar Uvraj Bhanger had allegedly demanded Rs 10 lakhs from a person, Vinit Shirmade, who was involved in some excavation work, Thane Range DSP (ACB) Sandip...
  • Afghanistan call for support from cricket nations October 5, 2013

    Islamabad: Afghanistan qualified for the 2015 World Cup despite getting little help from Asian cricketing nations apart from Pakistan, according to a top official of the Afghanistan Cricket Board. Afghanistan defeated Kenya by seven wickets in a decisive qualifier on Friday, setting off mass celebrations in the country. But ACB chief...
  • Lockers of PWD engineer's wife yield Rs 57 lakh, gold May 9, 2013

    Nashik: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday recovered cash worth Rs 57,69,000 and over 9 kg of gold from two bank lockers of Swati Chikhlikar, wife of suspended PWD executive engineer (Nashik north) Satish Chikhlikar, besides 5 kg of silver from another locker in her name. The seizure is collectively estimated...
  • ICC allocates USD 422,000 for Afghanistan April 17, 2013

    Dubai: With an aim to develop more competitive teams among its full, associate/affiliate members, the ICC has allocated USD 422,000 for the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) from the its Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme (TAPP). It was decided during the second of the four board meetings of the ICC and IDI...
  • ACB instructed to register case against RCA president February 15, 2013

    Jaipur: A Special Court in Udaipur has asked the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to register a case against Union minister and Rajasthan Cricket Association president CP Joshi regarding his election as a treasurer of the Rajsamand District Cricket Association. The BJP MLA from Nathdwara Kalyan Singh Chauhan has filed a complaint against...
  • ACB forwards documents against Tatkare, Bhujbal to ED October 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The Anti-Corruption Bureau has forwarded documents against Maharashtra ministers to the Enforcement Directorate. The ACB has submitted documents against senior NCP leader and Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare in the irrigation scam and against PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal in the Maharashtra Sadan case. The ACB has forwarded the documents to...
  • Maharashtra Sadan scam: ACB to probe Bhujbal September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: In a welcome step, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday allowed the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct probe against Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, who has been accused of irregularities in the awarding of the Maharashtra Sadan contracts. CNN-IBN had first reported on the matter whereby relatives of...
  • ACB to seek Gali custody from Karnataka court August 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is likely to seek a Prisoner Transit (PT) warrant to examine jailed mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy in the cash-for-bail case. He is currently lodged in a Karnataka jail in the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) case. The ACB on Monday filed a 40-page chargesheet in...
  • Cash-for-bail: Sriramulu under ACB scanner August 8, 2012

    Hyderabad: One more MLA from the state has come under the scanner of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in former minister Gali Janardhana Reddy bail-for-cash scam. Janardhana Reddy’s close-aide and independent MLA from Bellary (Rural), B Sriramulu, came under the scanner after his name cropped up during the questioning of two...
  • Andhra: ACB shielding minister, says tainted judge July 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: Alleging that ACB deputy superintendent of police Srikrishnudu had manhandled him in the name of investigation into the Gali Janardhan Reddy’s bail scam, suspended judge K Lakshmi Narasimha Rao has written to the chief justices of the Supreme Court and the AP High Court, and chairman of the AP...
  • ACB strikes at liquor mafia in Andhra again June 7, 2012

    Hyderabad: After a brief lull, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday took liquor merchants across the state by surprise by raiding the offices and residences of several of them and arresting 20 persons. Some of the arrested were produced in the court, while the rest will be presented on Thursday. The...
  • ACB registers more cases in AP liquor scam April 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered more cases in connection with the 'massive irregularities' being unearthed during its ongoing probe into the liquor auctions conducted in Andhra Pradesh. The agency has registered six more cases regarding the fraud (like traders having liquor licenses in name of PDS card holders), allegedly committed...
  • Review transfer of SIT chief: Andhra HC to govt April 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: CNN-IBN's report on the Andhra Pradesh liquor scam continues to have a ripple effect across the state with the High Court on Monday asking the state government to review the transfer of K Sreenivasa Reddy from the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to the Coastal Security Department. Reddy, who was the Additional...