Adarsh Scam

  • 'Adarsh' fight: Ashok Chavan pitted against BJP's DB Patil in Nanded 11-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: It is an 'Adarsh' fight in Nanded Lok Sabha constituency in Marathwada region where Adarsh scam-tainted former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is pitted against BJP MP D B Patil. Though there are 23 candidates in the fray for the April 17 poll, the real fight will be between...
  • Bombay HC notice to Ashok Chavan, postpones Adarsh hearing to June 10 09-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court while hearing the revision petition filed by the CBI seeking to delete Ashok Chavan's name from the Adarsh FIR on Wednesday asked the agency whether sanction was indeed to prosecute Chavan. The CBI lawyer told the court the agency cannot proceed to prosecute him under...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari 07-04-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused...
  • Devyani Khobragade likely to face probe in Adarsh scam 06-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Mumbai: In more trouble for Devyani Khobragade, the Indian Foreign Service officer is likely to face a probe in connection with the Adarsh scam. Devyani owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh society in Mumbai's Colaba area. According to sources, the CBI has evidence that she purchased the flat after...
  • Sharad Pawar defends Ashok Chavan, says Adarsh not a scam 28-03-2014 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar might land himself into more trouble with his remark on the Adarsh Housing Society scam. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the 73-year-old sought to give a clean chit to Ashok Chavan, Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister, saying that "allotting a flat to a close...
  • Ashok Chavan's nomination from Nanded is the return of a Marathwada leader 26-03-2014 11:44 PM

    Mumbai: As Adarsh Housing Society scam accused Ashok Chavan's candidature drew fire, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday came out in his support saying no law bars former Maharashtra chief minister from contesting polls. Chavan has filed his nomination from Nanded. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI files revision petition to drop charges against Ashok Chavan 26-03-2014 08:10 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation filed a revision petition in the Bombay High Court to get charges dropped against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. The special CBI court, in January this year, had turned the CBI's plea to drop Chavan's name from...
  • Adarsh scam accused Ashok Chavan files nomination from Nanded 26-03-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Adarsh scam accused and former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan filed his nomination from Nanded on Wednesday. The Congress had given him a ticket on Tuesday. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Chavan defended himself and said that nothing had been proven against him and that there was no legal bar...
  • Congress to focus on anti-graft steps in manifesto but fields Adarsh accused Ashok Chavan 26-03-2014 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has courted controversy yet again as it gave a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, who was named as an accused in the Adarsh Society scam. Chavan has been given a ticket from Nanded. The move comes even as the party is...
  • Rahul refuses to say why he shared stage with Ashok Chavan 06-03-2014 02:18 PM

    Mumbai: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who has been positioning himself as an anti-graft crusader was himself caught on sticky wicket when he shared stage with Ashok Chavan, indicted by the commission probing the Adarsh housing scam, at a rally in Mumbai. On Thursday, at an editors' meeting in the...
  • LS polls: Congress may field 'tainted' leaders, relatives in Maharashtra 22-02-2014 01:10 PM

    Mumbai: At a time when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is staking his campaign on the issue of corruption and said that he will push the government to take the ordinance route to push through six anti-corruption bills he has been championing, his party is preparing to rehabilitate at least...
  • Maharashtra: CBI gives clean chit to ex-CM Shivrajirao in Adarsh scam 20-02-2014 12:19 PM

    Mumbai: In a relief to former Maharashtra chief minister and revenue minister Shivajirao Nilangekar, the Central Bureau of Investigation has given him a clean chit in the Adarsh society housing scam. The CBI was filing its reply to the application in the Bombay High Court seeking to make Nilangekar an...
  • Adarsh Scam: Setback for Ashok Chavan, court rejects CBI's plea to drop name as accused 19-01-2014 12:01 AM

    In a setback to Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, a special court in Mumbai on Saturday rejected the CBI's plea to drop his name from the list of accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam case. "The CBI's plea stands rejected," judge SG Dighe said, dismissing the plea and...
  • Adarsh scam: BJP welcomes court's decision to indict Ashok Chavan 18-01-2014 02:38 PM

    The Maharashtra unit of BJP welcomed the decision taken by the court in Adarsh housing society scam. State BJP President Devendra Fadnavis sais, "We welcome the move by CBI court. Ashok Chavan has been indicted and he cannot be let off. Governor should be recalled." The CBI plea to drop...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused rejected 18-01-2014 12:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) application to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's name from the list of the accused in the Adarsh scam has been rejected. This comes after CBI had filed an application on Wednesday in a special court seeking to drop Chavan's name from...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI seeks to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused 15-01-2014 05:35 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed an application in a special court seeking to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's name from the list of accused in Adarsh housing society scam. The move came after Maharashtra Governor K Sankarnarayanan refused to sanction prosecution of Chavan....
  • AAP will not affect Congress's prospects in LS polls: Thakre 14-01-2014 06:13 PM

    MPCC president Manikrao Thakre has said the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party will not affect Congress' prospects in Maharashtra and exuded confidence that his party would get more seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections than in 2009. "The Aam Aadmi Party will not affect the election result of Congress in...
  • Shiv Sena slams Devyani's father for criticising Marathi media 13-01-2014 09:14 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has criticised the father of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, Uttam Khobragade, in its mouthpiece Saamna, for criticising the Marathi media. The Saamna editorial has slammed Khobragade for his outburst against the Marathi media branding it casteist. It has also questioned how the Khobragades managed to get...
  • Adarsh scam: Land belongs to Maharashtra government, says Shinde 06-01-2014 09:06 PM

    Mumbai: Rubbishing allegations of corruption in the allotment of flats in the Adarsh housing society, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said the charge was baseless. "There was no wrongdoing in Adarsh (flat allotment). The land belongs to the state government and there was no reservation for Kargil...
  • Cong refuses to probe former CMs indicted in Adarsh Commission report 02-01-2014 11:30 PM

    The Maharashtra government reviewed its stand on the Adarsh commission report on Thursday after criticism by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But the exercise has turned out to be an eyewash as there will be no investigation against the former chief ministers indicted by the commission. ...
  • Is Maharashtra govt's action on Adarsh report a total eyewash? 02-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Although the Maharashtra Cabinet has reviewed its stand on the Adarsh Commission report, the Congress government has refused to probe the former chief ministers indicted by the panel. The politicians mentioned in the report include Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde ...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet meeting on Adarsh Commission report on Jan 2 31-12-2013 11:24 PM

    Mumbai: After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi publicly disapproved of the Maharashtra Cabinet's decision to reject a judicial commission report on the Adarsh scam, the state government has decided to take up the matter for discussion in the Cabinet meeting on January 2. "Discussion on the Adarsh Commission report will...
  • Adarsh scam: Congress may review its decision to reject report 30-12-2013 07:53 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government may review its decision to reject the report on the Adarsh scam after pressure from the high command. The review of report by the Congress can also be seen as an attempt to salvage a losing perception battle on corruption. The review is likely to come...
  • Jaitley hits out at Rahul, asks if his anger aimed at image correction 28-12-2013 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley on Saturday hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for pitching for anti-corrupt government. Jaitley has through his blog said, "Is this contrived anger and manufactured dissent aimed at image correction? Congresss and its governments have a scandalous record on...
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  • News 360: I was shattered, wracked with pain, says Modi on 2002 riots 27-12-2013 09:08 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday shared his views for the first time on 2002 Gujarat riots through a blog and said he was shaken to the core by the riots. He said after Gujarat was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2001, the...
  • No question of protecting anyone in Adarsh scam: Rahul Gandhi 27-12-2013 06:29 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday distanced himself from rejection of Adarsh panel report and clearly said that the party is not protecting anyone in Adarsh scam. The remarks came in the backdrop of the Maharashtra government rejecting the report on Adarsh scam. Trying to portray himself...
  • NCP denies any role, says Maharashtra CM rejected Adarsh panel report 26-12-2013 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: A rift in the Maharashtra government has surfaced over the state cabinet's decision to reject the probe report by a judicial panel on the Adarsh scam with Congress ally NCP distancing itself from the decision. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has said that the decision to reject the Adarsh...
  • Is Congress protecting the guilty in the adarsh scam? 23-12-2013 11:49 PM

    Retired High Court judge JA Patil, who headed the two-member commission probing the alleged Adarsh Housing Society scam, said that he was aware that the report will not be accepted by the Maharashtra government as it had indicted several former chief ministers of the state. Seven people including former chief...
  • We knew Adarsh report will be rejected, says Justice Patil 23-12-2013 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Retired High Court judge JA Patil, who headed the two-member commission probing the alleged Adarsh Housing Society scam, said that he was aware that the report will not be accepted by the Maharashtra government as it had indicted several former chief ministers of the state. Seven people including...