Adarsh Society

  • 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...
  • HC asks Maha govt if it will table Adarsh report in winter session 28-11-2013 11:55 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to inform if it plans to table the report of the judicial commission, which probed the Adarsh housing society scam, during the winter session of the state Assembly beginning next month. A division bench of Justices VM Kanade and...
  • 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...
  • Adarsh: plea for de-freezing bank a/c dismissed 27-07-2011 11:50 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by the controversial Adarsh Housing Society seeking de-freezing of its bank accounts. The CBI had in January frozen two bank accounts of the Society after registering a case against 14 accused including several members of the society. A division...
  • Adarsh scam: ex-BMC chief Phatak in trouble 16-03-2011 07:31 AM

    Mumbai: IAS officer Jairaj Phatak reacting exclusively to CNN-IBN after the CBI conducted searches at his premises in connection with the Adarsh housing scam. Searches were carried out at seven of his properties in Pune, Mumbai, New Delhi and Yevatmal. Phatak, who is now CMD of the Rural Electrification Corporation...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai: more 'Adarshs', CRZ laws ineffective 22-01-2011 09:39 AM

    Mumbai: The Adarsh society scam has now become a symbol for all that is wrong with the implementation of Coastal Regulatory Zone laws in Mumbai, and while activists have welcomed all the action on Adarsh-related corruption, they hope it won't end there. Environmentalist Debi Goenka said, "It is an example...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai may face more housing scams like Adarsh 29-11-2010 08:26 AM

    Mumbai: The Adarsh scam has become synonymous with the blatant violations of Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) norms in Mumbai. But Adarsh is not a standalone case. CNN-IBN reported that coastal regulations have been flouted in many buildings in Mumbai. The Adarsh co-operative society -- symbolic of gross violation of coastal...
  • IBN7 impact: the crux of the Adarsh society scam 30-10-2010 08:48 AM

    Mumbai: In south Mumbai's prime property in Colaba, a 27-storey building near the Colaba defence station, over 3800 square metres is at the centre of a fresh controversy. The entire area, which is around four acres, forms part of the Colaba defence station and is one of the most sensitive...