Adarsh Housing Society

  • 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...
  • Ashok Chavan not held guilty, free to contest LS polls: Digvijaya 30-03-2014 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress party has defended its decision to give a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, who is an accused in the Adarsh Housing Society Scam. Speakign to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said he's not been held...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Congress should identify who put it in spot over Adarsh: NCP 27-12-2013 09:36 PM

    Mumbai: In a veiled swipe at Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, NCP on Friday said Maharashtra Congress should identify those who were responsible for putting it in a spot over the Adarsh Society probe commission's report. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi said in Delhi that he did not agree with state government's...
  • 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...
  • BJP targets Maharashtra CM over Adarsh Commission report 20-12-2013 08:22 PM

    Mumbai: Former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has been indicted along with other leaders in the Adarsh Commission report which was tabled in the Maharasthra Assembly on Friday. Other prominent politicians include Sushilkumar Shinde and Vilasrao Deshmukh who the reports claims facilitated the illegal allotment of flats. The much-awaited report by...
  • Adarsh report to be tabled in Maharashtra Assembly 10-12-2013 01:45 PM

    Mumbai: After months of delay, the Maharashtra government has decided to finally table the Adarsh Housing Society inquiry commission report in the Assembly during the ongoing winter session. The state government informed the Bombay High Court on Tuesday in connection with a petition filed by BJP MLAs. Two Maharashtra BJP...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Shinde in Adarsh Housing scam 19-09-2013 12:13 PM

    Mumbai: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has got a clean chit by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai. The CBI on Thursday told the Bombay High Court that petitioner Pravin Wategaonkar's plea to make Shinde one of the accused in the...
  • Maharashtra Deputy CM blames CM for delay in tabling Adarsh report 02-08-2013 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: The Congress-NCP tussle in Maharashtra is out in the open yet again as Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has blamed Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for the delay in tabling the Adarsh probe report in the scam. Ajit Pawar said that he was told by the CM that the Adarsh...
  • Adarsh probe report to be tabled during ongoing session 25-07-2013 12:50 AM

    Mumbai: The investigation report on the Adarsh Housing Society scam would be tabled in the ongoing session of the Maharashtra Legislature, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said on Wednesday. "The report would be tabled during this session," Ajit said in the Assembly replying to BJP MLA Devendra Fadnavis who alleged...
  • Army housing project: Antony orders probe into 'irregularities' 09-06-2013 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony has ordered a probe into allegations of irregularities in an Army housing project in Kochi. Antony has asked senior officials in the Ministry to probe the allegations of irregularities in the Army Welfare Housing Project in Kochi, defence sources said here. The allegations had...
  • Adarsh scam: Bombay HC to hear Ashok Chavan' s plea today 12-04-2013 08:31 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will on Friday hear former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's plea in connection with the Adarsh Housing Society case. Chavan had sought quashing of the FIR lodged against him in the case arguing that he was falsely implicated by political rivals. At the last hearing...
  • Will expose owners of Adarsh benami flats: Digvijaya 28-10-2012 09:12 AM

    Indore: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said he would soon expose "real owners" who are allegedly holding benami flats in controversial Adarsh building. Adarsh, the 31-storey highrise in south Mumbai, became the centre of controversy following allegations that ineligible persons, including politicians and bureaucrats among others, had got...
  • SC allows Adarsh Society to open bank account 09-12-2011 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: Scam-tainted Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society of Mumbai was on Friday allowed by the Supreme Court to open a bank account in a nationalised bank for raising money for day-to-day functioning. A Bench comprising justices HL Dattu and CK Prasad gave conditional permission to the Society directing it to...
  • Adarsh: Activist barred from examining witnesses 06-11-2011 10:39 AM

    Mumbai: Observing that activist Santosh Daundkar had made allegations against three former Maharashtra chief ministers without any evidence, the judicial panel probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam has prohibited him from examining witnesses. Adarsh's lawyer Saket Mone had filed a plea which sought to bar Daundkar from cross-examining any witnesses...
  • Adarsh accused move court to defreeze bank a/cs 06-09-2011 11:50 PM

    Mumbai: The special CBI court hearing the Adarsh scam on Tuesday received applications from former deputy secretary PV Deshmukh, an accused in the case, and family of another accused former civic body chief Jairaj Phatak seeking to defreeze their bank accounts. "We have moved the application for defreezing the accounts...
  • Adarsh housing scam: CBI to examine Deshmukh 06-09-2011 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI, probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam, will soon examine Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, who had dealt with files pertaining to the society during his tenure as Maharashtra chief minister. The agency, which had registered a case against 14 people including former chief minister Ashok Chavan, had...
  • 3 officials get bail over Adarsh missing files 05-07-2011 10:09 PM

    Mumbai: Three Maharashtra government officials, who were arrested in connection with a missing file related to the scam-tainted Adarsh Housing Society, were on Tuesday granted bail by a city magistrate. The bail was granted to the trio, working in the Urban Development Department, as CBI failed to file charge sheet...
  • Adarsh scam: Missing maps, survey sheets traced 28-06-2011 08:25 PM

    Mumbai: Maps and some survey sheets pertaining to the Adarsh Housing Society that went missing from the state land records department have been traced, a judicial panel probing the scam was informed on Tuesday. Sanjay Dhikle, Superintendent of Mumbai City Survey and Land Records told the two-member commission that the...
  • Adarsh Society can't be regularised: Govt to HC 27-06-2011 07:06 PM

    Mumbai: Saying that Adarsh Housing Society had brazenly violated the law, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests on Monday ruled out the possibility of regularising the 31-storey building, at a hearing before the Bombay High Court. The division bench of Justices Ranjana Desai and RG Ketkar was hearing the...
  • CBI submits status report on Adarsh probe 22-06-2011 07:03 PM

    Mumbai: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday submitted progress report to the Bombay High Court on the probe of Adarsh Housing Society case, involving 14 accused, including former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan. Additional Solicitor General Darius Khambata handed the report, in a sealed cover, to the division bench...
  • Vilasrao Deshmukh admits bending Adarsh norms 18-06-2011 01:00 PM

    Mumbai: Union Development Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has admitted that he bent rules in the Adarsh housing society for two former army generals, Gen Deepak Kapoor and Gen NC Vij. In his affidavit before the Justice Patil commission, Deshmukh said that this was done to enable...
  • 'Adarsh land was not reserved for Kargil heroes' 26-05-2011 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday told the judicial panel probing the Adarsh Society Housing scam that the land where the controversial building stands belongs to the Maharashtra government and was never reserved for defence personnel or Kargil war heroes. "The plot where Adarsh stands is owned by...