ADARSH SOCIETY SCAM

  • Bombay HC judge recuses herself from hearing CBI plea on Ashok Chavan June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: A Bombay High Court judge on Tuesday recused herself from hearing a revision petition filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against an order of a lower court which had declined to end criminal prosecution of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam...
  • Bombay HC rejects Adarsh Society's plea opposing title suit by MoD May 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday rejected an application made by scamtainted Adarsh Housing Society opposing the title suit filed by Ministry of Defence claiming ownership on the land in South Mumbai. The Ministry in December 2012 had filed a title suit in the High Court stating that the...
  • VK Singh plotted to defame us: Adarsh society July 31, 2012

    Mumbai: A week after claiming that high ranking officials from the Ministry of Defence were targeting the Adarsh society as they were not granted membership, the society has now trained its gun on former Army Chief V K Singh, accusing him of being behind the "plot" to "settle scores with...
  • Ashok Chavan's relatives to appear before Adarsh panel July 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The twomember inquiry commission probing the Adarsh Society scam will record the statements of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's relatives Seema Sharma and Madanlal Sharma on Wednesday. Chavan's sisterinlaw Seema and fatherinlaw's brother Madanlal are members of the plush 31storey Adarsh building in south Mumbai. Earlier on June 30, Chavan...
  • Signed Adarsh files in good faith: Ashok Chavan July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Deposing before the Adarsh Commission, Former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan has blamed the Principal Secretary (Revenue) for the controversy surrounding the housing project, saying he signed the letter of intent on good faith. "I was guided by Principal Secretary (Revenue) DK Shankaran regarding the conditional 'Letter of Intent'....
  • Adarsh: Ashok Chavan asked to appear before panel May 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, who had to step down from the position in November 2010 following Adarsh controversy, has been asked to appear before the commission next Wednesday. The twomember commission, headed by a former Bombay High Court judge, had been formed by the state government to look...
  • Adarsh scam: ED registers case against Chavan April 30, 2012

    Mumbai: In the latest development in connection with the Adarsh housing society scam, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday submitted its report to the court. The ED told the court that it was awaiting the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) report to ascertain if Money Laundering Act applies to charges the...
  • Adarsh scam: IAS officers sent to police custody April 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Senior IAS officers Jairaj Phatak and Ramanand Tiwari, who were on Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), were remanded to police custody till April 12 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the court also rejected the bail accused of seven others accused on Wednesday. Phatak, a senior IAS officer and Tiwari,...
  • Adarsh scam: ExCM's kin under IT scanner October 12, 2011

    Mumbai: IncomeTax department has initiated inquiry against 57 members of the Adarsh Housing Society, including relatives of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, regarding their source of funds through which flats were purchased in the scamtainted building in south Mumbai. Stating that its investigations are complete, Income Tax informed the Bombay...
  • Ashok Chavan named as accused in Adarsh scam January 30, 2011

    Mumbai: In an embarrassment to Maharashtra's ruling Democratic Front government, former chief minister Ashok Chavan has been named as one of the 13 accused in the FIR filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam, top sources in the CBI said in Mumbai...
  • CBI raids Adarsh Society office and promoters January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: A day after filing its first FIR, Adarsh Housing Society promoters RC Thakur and Retired Brigadier MM Wangchu have been reported to be absconding. On Sunday, the Central Bureau of Investigation conducted raids in connection with the Adarsh Society scam. CBI conducted raids in seven cities across the...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI names Ashok Chavan in FIR January 30, 2011

    Mumbai: After months of conducting a preliminary inquiry into the controversial Adarsh society scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation has finally registered an FIR against 13 people. Former chief minister of Maharashtra Ashok Chavhan's name has also been mentioned in the FIR. Among those named in the FIR are promoters...
  • Mumbai demolition drive resumes post Adarsh January 23, 2011

    Mumbai: The civic authorities have resumed with their demolition drive in Mumbai post the Adarsh controversy. With courts and the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) taking the civic authorities to task over violations like Adarsh, the Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika (BMC) is now in a damage control mode. Dramatic scenes...
  • Adarsh Scam: Tainted exbureaucrat Lalla resigns January 3, 2011

    Mumbai: More heads are rolling in the Adarsh scam. Former IAS officer Subhash Lalla has finally resigned as a member of the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission following allegations of his direct involvement in the scam. Subhash Lalla's daughter and his mother have been direct beneficiaries of the Adarsh Society. But...
  • Adarsh scam: human rights panel chief quits January 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Former secretary to Maharashtra chief minister, Subhash Lalla, has resigned from his current post of state human rights commission chief following allegations of his involvement in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam. Lalla had earlier refused to quit when asked by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. Lalla was secretary to the...
  • Adarsh Scam: Action likely against tainted babus January 3, 2011

    Mumbai/New Delhi: The Maharshtra government is considering taking action against two former bureaucrats Ramanand Tiwari and Subhash Lalla for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh scam. Both of them remain defiant by not stepping down from the constitutional posts they currently hold. Sources close to Maharashtra chief minister say...
  • Maha CM mulls dismissal of Adarsh tainted babus January 2, 2011

    Mumbai: CNNIBN has learnt from sources that the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan could press for the dismissal of Ramanand Tiwari and Subhash Lalla the two bureaucrats named in the Adarsh Society scam This has come after the two officials refused to resign saying there was no evidence against them....