Avadesh Prakash

  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav, Suhasini Haidar May 29, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav and Suhasini Haidar. ...
  • News 360: Kolkata Knight Riders' frenzied homecoming May 29, 2012

    Kolkata was indeed the City of Joy on Tuesday as the Knight Riders returned to their home city having won their first ever Indian Premier League title. ...
  • Will challenge Army Chief's order: Lt Gen Prakash May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Sacked army officer Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash has said that he will challenge Army Chief General VK Singh's decision to dismiss him from the service after he was found guilty by an Army court in the Sukna land scam case. "I am going to take recourse and challengE the...
  • Army Chief ratifies order to dismiss Lt Gen Prakash May 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Just before his retirement, Army Chief Gen VK Singh has ratified a court martial decision to dismiss former military secretary Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash from service after he was found guilty by an Army court in the Sukna land scam case. The dismissal means that he will not get...
  • 'Antony could have done more in Tatra case' May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In a tell-all interview given to CNN-IBN, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General VK Singh said that Defence Minister AK Antony could have done much more in the Tatra-BEML deal controversy, adding that the minister could have moved against Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh. "I have faith in the...
  • Lt Gen Prakash sacked over Sukna land scam December 3, 2011

    Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash is the senior-most officer to be court-martialled ever, in one of the worst scams to have hit the Indian Army. ...
  • Sukna scam: Lt Gen Prakash found guilty, sacked December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Military Secretary Lieutenant General Avadesh Prakash has become the first Lt General to be dismissed from service after he was found guilty on three out of four charges in the Sukna land scam. Lieutenant General Prakash was dismissed after the General Court Martial in Guwahati delivered its...
  • Avadesh Prakash to face court martial in Guwahati June 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The General Court Martial (GCM) of Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash, indicted in Sukna land scam, will now take place in Guwahati instead of Manipur following his plea and the Armed Forces Tribunal has asked the Army to fix a new date for the trial, which was scheduled to...
  • Army Chief's age tangle takes another twist April 27, 2011

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry is yet to settle the controversy over army chief General VK Singh's age, which first came up back in 2008. That was during the peak of the Sukhna land scam investigations. CNN-IBN has accessed letters between VK Singh, the former chief General Deepak Kapoor and the...
  • Lt Gen PK Rath: A dubious first for the army January 21, 2011

    Lt Gen PK Rath goes down in history as the first serving Lieutenant General to be convicted. ...
  • Sukna Scam: Lt Gen Rath to be court-martialed August 20, 2010

    New Delhi: Former 33 Corps Commander Lt Gen P K Rath to be court-martialed in the Sukna land scam case, say defence sources. Rath is accused of giving no-objection certificate to a private builder for constructing an educational institute on a land belonging to Indian Army in Sukna, West Bengal. Along Rath,...
  • Lt Gen chargesheeted in Sukna land scam June 30, 2010

    New Delhi: Senior army officer and former Military Secretary Lieutenant General Avadesh Prakash has been chargesheeted in the Sukna land scam case. Lt Gen Prakash was on Tuesday charged with the Army accusing him of trying to help secure defence land for a private realtor near Siliguri in West Bengal....
  • Media leaks hurting my image: Avdesh Prakash December 3, 2011

    Retd Lt Gen alleges that South Block was responsible for selective leaks to media in Sukna land scam case....
  • Sukna probe was unfair: Lt Gen Prakash June 4, 2010

    The Armed Forces Tribunal on Friday turned down former military secretary Lt Gen (retired) Avdesh Prakash's plea to allow his realtor friend as a witness in the reconvened Court of Inquiry (CoI) in the Sukna land scam case. ...
  • I'm not tainted: General accused of land scam April 9, 2010

    In Devil's Advocate this week, Karan Thapar speaks to Lt General Avadesh Prakash, one of the main accused in the Sukhna cantonment land scam case. The Armed Forces Tribunal has ruled that the Court of Enquiry conducted against Lt General Prakash was unfair. Lt General Prakash, who has maintained silence...
  • Partial relief for top General in Sukhna scam case February 22, 2010

    The Armed Forces Tribunal has ordered that former Military Secretary Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash would be allowed to cross examine witnesses again, as proper procedure was not followed. ...
  • Sukna scam: Gen gets relief, tribunal re-orders inquiry February 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The Armed Forces Tribunal on Monday gave two months to Lt General Avadesh Prakash to cross question witnesses in the Sukna land scam case. Prakash, the former military secretary, facing charges of being involved in a land scam in Sukna, West Bengal, had approached the tribunal to complain that...
  • Top generals to be charged in Sukhna land scam February 9, 2010

    Kolkata: Indian Army will begin trials in the Sukhna land scam case against Lt Gen PK Rath and Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash in Kolkata. Lt Gen P Goel will be the presiding officer for the proceedings. The Army is going ahead with the proceedings even as a case is going on...
  • Sukhna scam: Tribunal seeks details of COI findings February 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The Armed Forces Tribunal on Friday issued notice to the army to produce the findings of the Court of Inquiry (COI) in the Sukna land scam and raised a number of questions over the role of Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash in the case. During the hearing by...
  • Sukhna land scam: Gen to fight court martial proceedings February 2, 2010

    New Delhi: The two army generals facing court martial proceedings in the Sukhna land deal aren’t going without a fight. A document available with CNN-IBN is Lt Gen PK Rath’s, one of the accused in the land scam, statement before the court of Inquiry that recommended his dismissal which...
  • Land scam tainted army general to face court martial January 30, 2010

    Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor has finally acted and ordered court martial proceedings against Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash...one of the men indicted in the Sukhna land scam. The General has been under pressure ever since the Defence MInister made it clear...he wanted equal action against the officers accused. ...
  • Sukhna land scam: Senior Gen to face court martial January 27, 2010

    Army has acted against three of its top Generals in the Sukhna land scam. The four generals were indicted for irregularities in approving sale of military land to a private developer. Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash, the Military Secretary will face administrative action and Lt Gen PK Rath faces disciplinary...
  • Land scam has tarnished Army's image: Gen Kapoor January 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Army Chief Deepak Kapoor faced the fire on Thursday over the Sukhna land scam in Darjeeling where he is accused of allowing his own close aide Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash, one of the men charged with corruption of getting off easily. The Army Chief speaking for the first time...
  • Sack top Lt Gen in land scam case: Inquiry report December 23, 2009

    New Delhi: General Officer Commanding of Eastern Command is reported to have recommended the removal of Military Secretary at the Army Headquarters Lieutenant General Avadesh Prakash in connection with the Darjeeling land scam. Along with Lt Gen Prakash court martial proceedings against Lt Gen PK Rath, current commander of 11 Corps...
  • General's kin says Army Chief knew of land scam December 2, 2009

    New Delhi: As if the embarrassment was not complete for the Army with three of its top generals being indicted in the Darjeeling land scam, one of the General's brothers has now told CNN-IBN that the Army Chief was well aware of what was going on. "General V K Singh and...
  • Tainted by corruption, Army credibility nosedives December 2, 2009

    After two serving generals were indicted in a land scam in Darjeeling on Monday, in Chandigarh the government has scrapped a deal cleared by Punjab Governor, former army chief General Rodrigues. A decision from the court of inquiry in the Darjeeling case is still pending, but the military embarrassment is...
  • Watch: Top serving generals indicted in land scam December 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Two top serving Generals have been indicted in a land scam near Darjeeling and they may face disciplinary action. A final decision is still pending, but the allegations come as a huge embarrassment for an Army which has seen its top brass being under the scanner in everything...
  • Army's top Generals in Darjeeling land scam December 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Army's two top Generals, Military Secretary Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Avadesh Prakash and Deputy Chief-designate Lt Gen PK Rath, face the prospect of disciplinary action with an internal probe into a land scam in Sukna near Darjeeling finding them culpable. Army sources said in New Delhi on Monday that...