Central Vigilance Commission

  • More power to PM, will take final call on allocation of cadre for IAS, IPS officers, RTI replies August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Making his message 'more governance and less government' loud and clear once again, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now take major bureaucracy decision. He will decide on allocation of cadre for IAS and IPS officers, said government sources on Wednesday. Sources added that the Prime Minister will have the...
  • Antony recommends CBI probe into DRDO recruitment scam November 17, 2013

    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 a...
  • Need regulatory body to check corruption in cricket: Vigilance June 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid allegations of spot-fixing and betting in Indian Premier League T-20 cricket tournaments, a member of India's top anti-corruption body on Sunday advocated a new regulatory framework to deal with corrupt practices in sports like cricket. Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) R Srikumar said there was...
  • Coalgate: CVC seeks report from CBI on govt interference in probe May 9, 2013

    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 sources...
  • CVC to head 10-member global task force on anti-corruption October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar will head a 10-member global task force to plan a knowledge management system to promote global cooperation in anti-corruption measures and keep check on black money. "Central Vigilance Commission has been chosen to lead the global task force and prepare a knowledge management...
  • CVC penalises over 200 officials for corruption November 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Over 200 government officials have been penalised for their alleged involvement in corruption by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) during September this year. Out of the total of 201 government employees, the highest number of 46 were from Central Board of Excise and Customs, 29 from Syndicate Bank,...
  • CVC begins probe in CWG recruitment scam January 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission has begun probing an alleged Commonwealth Games recruitment scam after complaints of ghost employees on Organising Committee's muster rolls violating norms while inducting people. CAG which has been looking at the expenditure details of the OC is also probing this recruitment scam. The complaints...
  • CVC: disparity found in tenders for CWG projects October 19, 2010

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission, involved in probing alleged corruption in various Commonwealth Games-related projects, has found discrepancies in tenders and alleged misappropriation amounting to about Rs 8,000 crore. Official sources said the complaints received by the anti-corruption watchdog has already been forwarded to the Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs) of...
  • Delays deliberate in high profile cases: CVC December 31, 2009

    Are cases like those of Ruchika and Malli Devi a reflection of just how senior officers manipulate the system? The man in charge of keeping a check on corruption in the system, the Central Vigilance Commissioner , Pratyush Sinha, certainly says so. Sinha claims that files are delayed whenever there...
  • Transferred IAS officer accuses UGC of corruption April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Recently asked to step down from the post of University Grants Commission (UGC) Secretary, IAS officer Raju Sharma is going out but not without starting a fire. Sharma alleges that this step was taken because he was against certain projects like the e-governance project, which has been given...
  • Teacher blows lid off sex racket June 15, 2007

    Jaipur: Vijay Laxmi Nagar is running from pillar to post to fight her transfer. Nagar, the principal of a Kendriya Vidyalaya School in Nasirabad in Rajasthan, says that she's being transferred to remote Nangal Bhuj because she spoke out against a sex racket in her school. According to Nagar, three...
  • Govt aids the defenders of truth June 20, 2007

    New Delhi / Bangalore / Patna: Satyendra Dubey's death has made him larger than life. The young IIT engineer who worked with the National Highways Authority of India was found dead in Bihar in November, 2003 - just after he had complained about the highway construction in a confidential letter...
  • Will India get a whistle-blower law? June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Death has made Satyedra Dubey larger than life. The young IIT engineer with the National Highways Authority of India was found dead in Bihar in November, 2003 after he had complained about corruption in highway construction in a confidential letter to the Prime Minister's Office. Two years later, IIM...
  • CVC plans to protect whistle-blowers June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: He had sent a memorandum to the Prime Minister's Office complaining of corruption in the construction of the highway in Bihar, with a copy to the Chairman of the NHAI with a specific request that his identity be not disclosed as he feared for his life (Frontline, February...