CVC

  • CBI need to be transparent; should be under RTI Act: Former VC 16-04-2014 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: Advocating for bringing CBI under purview of RTI Act, former Vigilance Commissioner R Srikumar on Wednesday said the probe agency will never get "hurt" by revealing the truth it gathered in its probe and should win heart of the people by opening itself for public scrutiny. "The CBI...
  • CVC pleads SC to allow him to withdraw from coal scam cases 07-04-2014 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: CVC Pradeep Kumar, who along with other two vigilance commissioners was asked by the Supreme Court to assist it in monitoring coal blocks allocation scam probe, on Monday pleaded for his withdrawal from the cases. The Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) submitted before a bench headed by Justice RM...
  • PJB manifesto: Bridge built by monkeys among other things

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  • A Billion Votes: Third Front is 'Congress Bachao Front', says Modi 11-02-2014 07:42 PM

    While addressing a rally in Odisha, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said, "It is time to give a befitting reply to the Third Front who have been spoiling the states, there are 11 such parties , 9 of them are supporting Congress and in elections they separate their ways...
  • Centre violated rules in appointing CBI official: SC lawyer 11-02-2014 06:38 PM

    Supreme Court lawyer KK venugopal said that recent controversy over appointment of Additional Director of CBI has started because government is loath to give up its appointment power. Law clearly says CVC after consulting director will recommend name, central government after receiving the name, should issue appointment order for the...
  • Govt appoints CBI official, but PM says gave autonomy to agency 11-02-2014 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN reported on the UPA government appointing a top CBI official in violation of the norms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh defended the move. The Prime Minister said it is justified and that the political executive should have superintendence over agencies and added that his government...
  • Political executives need to supervise agencies: PM 11-02-2014 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: At a time when the Prime Minister's Office is facing criticism from Opposition for flouting rules in the appointment of a CBI Additional Director, Dr Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday that in a democracy political executive needs some superintendence over agencies. Speaking at the CVC Golden Jubilee Celebrations,...
  • BJP to target Centre in Parliament over CBI appointments 11-02-2014 10:39 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is not ready to let Congress-led UPA breathe easy after CNN-IBN's expose showing that the PMO flouted rules and appointed CBI Additional Director as per its choice. The BJP raised the issue during parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday morning just hours before the commencement of Parliament....
  • CVC, Centre at loggerheads over appointment of CBI Additional Director 11-02-2014 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: The government and the Central Vigilance Commission are once again at loggerheads over a high profile appointment, this time in the CBI. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the CVC will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that it does not recognise the appointment of Archana Ramasundram as the CBI's...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-02-2014 10:17 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: PMO under scanner for appointment of CBI Additional Director 10-02-2014 08:37 PM

    A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name must be...
  • PMO appoints its choice as CBI Additional Director 10-02-2014 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name...
  • Several 'inconsistencies' in new Lokpal Act, says CBI Director 23-01-2014 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: Will Lokpal have jurisdiction to conduct investigations abroad? This was the question asked by CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to the government as he sought clarification about various "inconsistencies" in the Act passed by Parliament recently. In his five-page letter to Personnel Department Secretary S K Sarkar, Sinha said...
  • Something went wrong in coal blocks allocation case: Centre to SC 09-01-2014 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Central government on Thursday admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong in the development and regulation of coal blocks. "Ideally coal block allocation should have been a consultative exercise with the state governments and it could have been done in a better way," said Attorney...
  • Prosecution wing to report to CBI director, his word final in investigations 25-12-2013 09:32 PM

    In a major step towards allowing more autonomy to CBI, government has placed the agency's legal wing, which used to report to Law Ministry, under the command of the CBI Director, making his word final in investigations. CBI sources said that the Directorate of Prosecution has been now placed under...
  • CVC would fire F1 boss Ecclestone if found guilty 18-11-2013 08:33 PM

    London: Formula One shareholder CVC would not hesitate to sack motor sport boss Bernie Ecclestone if he had committed a crime in his dealings with a jailed German banker, CVC co-founder Donald Mackenzie told a court on Monday. Mackenzie denied that Ecclestone, who has built Formula One into a global...
  • Antony recommends CBI probe into DRDO recruitment scam 17-11-2013 06:25 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony has recommended a CBI probe into an alleged recruitment scam in DRDO where several senior officers including two of its former chiefs are under the scanner. The Defence Minister has recommended a CBI probe into the alleged recruitment scam in which two former DRDO chiefs and...
  • Ecclestone rejects German firm's allegation of corrupt F1 sale 31-10-2013 09:01 AM

    London: A firm's claim for more than $100 million in damages from Bernie Ecclestone is far-fetched and relies on confessions from a jailed banker who is a "fantasist", a lawyer for the Formula One boss argued on Wednesday. German media firm Constantin Medien (EV4G.DE) alleges that Ecclestone and three other...
  • CVC recommends action against former CWG OC chief Suresh Kalmadi 09-10-2013 03:37 PM

    The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has recommended action against former Chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi for "suppression of facts" in a case of alleged corruption and nepotism probed by it. The probity watchdog has conducted a direct inquiry on the basis of complaints of corruption and nepotism...
  • Keep clear intentions to avoid scrutiny, CVC advice govt employees 13-09-2013 03:28 PM

    Government employees engaged in procurement-related jobs should keep their intentions clear while dealing with public money so as to avoid the scrutiny of CAG, CBI and CVC, Vigilance Commissioner R Sri Kumar said on Friday. "As long as you are proving public interest, you are safe from all three Cs...
  • 2G scam: Court allows Raja's plea, asks for CVC's report 05-09-2013 06:39 PM

    Former Telecom Minister A Raja's plea was allowed by a Delhi court on Thursday, the plea which directed the CBI to produce before it the inquiry report of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The order came on an application filed by Raja...
  • Travel bills scam: CBI probes 9 Rajya Sabha MPs 29-08-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Armed with documents pointing to large-scale irregularities, the CBI on Thursday began its probe into the alleged involvement of nine Rajya Sabha MPs and Central government employees in the inflated travel bills scam. Two days after CNN-IBN revealed the details of the scam, the CBI is examining the...
  • News 360: Nine Rajya Sabha MPs involved in inflated LTC claim scam 27-08-2013 11:50 PM

    The Indian bureaucracy may be bracing itself for another massive scam and this time it is centred on Leave Travel Concession. ...
  • Nine Rajya Sabha MPs involved in inflated travel bills scam: Sources 27-08-2013 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian bureaucracy may be bracing itself for another massive scam and this time it is centred on Leave Travel Concession. It was first reported by Times of India, but CNN-IBN has now got specific details on how the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has found gross irregularities in...
  • Coalgate: CVC seeks report from CBI on govt interference in probe 09-05-2013 04:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Thursday sought a detailed report from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the government's interference in its draft coalgate report, sources said. The CBI has also been asked to submit its latest status report on the case to the Commission, official...
  • FM tells ED to select cases for prosecution carefully 01-05-2013 04:32 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said Enforcement Directorate should be extremely careful while choosing cases for prosecution under the money laundering law and focus its energies on important ones. "A word of caution is necessary. We must be extremely selective in deciding which cases to prosecute under...
  • BJP backs CAG on constitutional status for CBI, CVC 08-11-2012 01:15 PM

    The BJP has supported Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai's comment that the CBI and the Central Vigilance Commission should be given constitutional status. While the BJP has endorsed the statement, Congress's Digvijaya Singh took another dig at Rai. ...
  • Govt's brazenness in decision making appalling: CAG 07-11-2012 08:45 PM

    Gurgaon: CAG Vinod Rai, whose reports on irregularities in coal block allocations and 2G telecom spectrum had created a major political storm, on Wednesday deprecated the "brazenness" with which the decisions were being taken, calling it "appalling". "The brazenness (with which) decisions were being taken is actually appalling...", he said...