Adarsh Society Scam

  • Bombay HC judge recuses herself from hearing CBI plea on Ashok Chavan 10-06-2014 05:51 PM

    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 02-05-2014 06:26 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday rejected an application made by scam-tainted 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 31-07-2012 08:21 PM

    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 25-07-2012 02:40 AM

    Mumbai: The two-member 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 sister-in-law Seema and father-in-law's brother Madanlal are members of the plush 31-storey Adarsh building in south Mumbai. Earlier on June...
  • Signed Adarsh files in good faith: Ashok Chavan 02-07-2012 01:20 PM

    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...
  • Adarsh scam: ED registers case against Chavan 30-04-2012 02:36 PM

    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...
  • Adarsh scam: IAS officers sent to police custody 04-04-2012 04:58 PM

    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...
  • Adarsh scam: Ex-CM's kin under I-T scanner 12-10-2011 12:39 AM

    Mumbai: Income-Tax 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 scam-tainted building in south Mumbai. Stating that its investigations are complete, Income Tax informed the...
  • Ashok Chavan named as accused in Adarsh scam 30-01-2011 02:13 PM

    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 Co-operative Housing Society scam, top sources in the CBI said in Mumbai...
  • CBI raids Adarsh Society office and promoters 30-01-2011 11:17 AM

    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 30-01-2011 07:59 AM

    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 23-01-2011 09:22 PM

    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 ex-bureaucrat Lalla resigns 03-01-2011 10:57 PM

    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....
  • Adarsh scam: human rights panel chief quits 03-01-2011 12:47 PM

    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...
  • Adarsh Scam: Action likely against tainted babus 03-01-2011 12:09 AM

    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...
  • Maha CM mulls dismissal of Adarsh tainted babus 02-01-2011 07:51 PM

    Mumbai: CNN-IBN 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...