Housing Scam

  • LS polls: Opposition will fail to score on Adarsh, says Ashok Chavan 01-04-2014 11:31 AM

    Nanded: Hitting back at Narendra Modi, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said that his party wanted him to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Nanded due to the anti-incumbency factor and that his family including sitting MP and brother-in-law Bhaskarrao Patil was firmly behind him. "They (my family) are...
  • CBI files chargesheet against 22 members of scam-hit Adarsh Society 27-03-2014 08:28 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the Adarsh Housing scam. The chargesheet has been filed against 22 members of the society, and 24 finances and co-conspirators involved. The Bombay court had directed the CBI to look into benami transactions involved in the allotment of...
  • No legal bar on Ashok Chavan to contest Lok Sabha elections: Sonia 26-03-2014 04:12 PM

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday defended the party's decision to give election ticket to Adarsh housing scam accused Ashok Chavan who will be contesting from Nanded. "The decision to give Ashok Chavan the ticket has been taken by the CEC. As far as we know, he has...
  • LS polls: Congress fields Adarsh scam accused Ashok Chavan from Nanded 25-03-2014 11:36 PM

    The Congress party fielded former Maharashtra chief minister and accused in the Adarsh Housing scam case Ashok Chavan from Nanded. After getting the ticket Chavan said, "There is no case against me. It was just the media that was saying this. The people are with me." ...
  • Opposition slams government for inaction on Adarsh Commission report 01-03-2014 11:10 AM

    Mumbai: Opposition BJP legislators slammed the state government over its "inaction" on the Adarsh Commission report, saying the government was trying to save a former chief minister involved in the housing scam. BJP MLC Ashish Shelar, who demanded a debate under Rule 289 in the Council, said the government was...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI seeks to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused 15-01-2014 05:35 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed an application in a special court seeking to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's name from the list of accused in Adarsh housing society scam. The move came after Maharashtra Governor K Sankarnarayanan refused to sanction prosecution of Chavan....
  • BJP slams Chavan government for ignoring Adarsh committee report 02-01-2014 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday lambasted the Maharashtra government and Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for ruling out action against politicians involved in Adrash Housing Society scam. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad slammed the Chavan government saying, "Despite Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's clear stand the report was...
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  • News 360: AAP will deliver 670 litres water free from Jan 1, 2014 30-12-2013 08:52 PM

    Keeping up its pre-poll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20,000 litres of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1, 2014. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20,000 litre of water will...
  • NCP pressures Chavan regime, says it's open to review Adarsh report 30-12-2013 11:53 AM

    Mumbai: The Congress is under more pressure by its coalition partner in Maharashtra, the NCP, which has said that it is open to reviewing the decision to reject the Adarsh Housing Society Commission Report. NCP spokesperson Nawab Mallik said that action could be initiated against those indicted in the report....
  • Deora disagrees with Maharashtra government stand on Adarsh report 24-12-2013 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader and South Mumbai MP Milind Deora has questioned the Maharashtra government's rejection of the judicial commission of inquiry report on Adarsh Housing scam which indicted several politicians including three former Chief Ministers for "blatant violations". "If the Adarsh Committee report raises questions, we should investigate, answer...
  • BJP slams Maharashtra governor over decision on Adarsh report 23-12-2013 08:56 PM

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded Maharashtra Governor be recalled for his decision not to prosecute former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh housing society scam. Governor K Sankaranarayanan had exercised his report not to prosecute Chavan even after Adarsh commission report indicted the former chief minister along...
  • Adarsh Commission report tabled in Maharashtra Assembly 20-12-2013 06:43 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government finally tabled the much-awaited report by the two-member Commission probing the alleged Adarsh Housing Society scam in the state Assembly on Friday. The report was tabled by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with an action taken report (ATR). The Adarsh report has named high profile bureaucrats including...
  • Army housing project: Antony orders probe into 'irregularities' 09-06-2013 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony has ordered a probe into allegations of irregularities in an Army housing project in Kochi. Antony has asked senior officials in the Ministry to probe the allegations of irregularities in the Army Welfare Housing Project in Kochi, defence sources said here. The allegations had...
  • SC allows Adarsh Society to open bank account 09-12-2011 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: Scam-tainted Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society of Mumbai was on Friday allowed by the Supreme Court to open a bank account in a nationalised bank for raising money for day-to-day functioning. A Bench comprising justices HL Dattu and CK Prasad gave conditional permission to the Society directing it to...
  • PAC to examine Adarsh, CWG from Monday 06-10-2011 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee will begin examining from Monday the CAG report on the Adarsh housing society scam that had named two former Maharashtra Chief Ministers and top army officials for flouting norms. Officials from the Defence Ministry will brief the PAC, chaired by BJP leader Murli Manohar...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI records Shinde's statement 31-07-2011 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: Sources on Sunday told CNN-IBN that Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde was being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team in the Adarsh Housing Society scam at his residence in New Delhi. Shinde was the chief minister of Maharashtra when files related to the Adarsh...
  • Now, maps, survey sheets missing in Adarsh case 25-06-2011 02:58 PM

    Mumbai: Maps and some survey sheets from 1872-1960 related to Adarsh land and surrounding Colaba areas have gone missing from the land records office of the city, the fourth such instance of files related to the controversial society going missing. The two-member Commission, probing the housing society scam, was told...
  • Adarsh: bail pleas of 3 UDD officers rejected 18-06-2011 10:48 PM

    Mumbai: A special CBI court in Mumbai on Saturday rejected the bail applications of three officials of Maharashtra Urban Development Department who were arrested in connection with a missing file related to the Adarsh Housing Society scam. While refusing to grant bail to Desk Officer Gurudatt Wajpe, Assistant Town Planner...
  • Adarsh panel summons Union minister Shinde 02-05-2011 05:55 PM

    Mumbai: Union minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has been summoned to appear as a witness before the two-member enquiry commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam. Union Power Minister Shinde was chief minister of Maharashtra when files related to the Adarsh building located in upscale Colaba were processed. Shinde, as chief...
  • 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...
  • HC stays proceedings against Subrato Roy 08-02-2011 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today stayed the proceedings against Subrato Roy, Chairman of Sahara India Group, before a lower court which had issued a bailable warrant against him in a case of alleged cheating and forgery in a housing project launched by his company. Justice Ajit Bharihoke said...
  • Ex-babus in Adarsh scam have refused to resign 02-01-2011 01:19 PM

    Mumbai: The two bureaucrats named in the Adarsh housing scam have refused to quit. They have told the Maharashtra Chief Minsiter, Prithviraj Chauhan, that there is no evidence of wrong doing against them. Ramanand Tiwari and Subash Lalla - both refused to quit even after being asked to do so....
  • HC seeks report on occupancy in Adarsh Society 23-12-2010 02:42 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court, which is hearing the petition filed by the controversial Adarsh Society, on Thursday asked the court officer to visit the society and verify how many flats are actually occupied. The court's order came before the lunch break and the officer has been asked to submit...
  • Bombay HC likely to hear Adarsh scam today 20-12-2010 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: Mumbai's Adarsh housing society scam is expected to come up for hearing in the Bombay High Court on Monday. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday had submitted a preliminary inquiry registration report and asked the court for more time. The court is hearing a petition seeking...
  • EPFO stops investments in LIC Housing Finance 09-12-2010 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: Retirement fund manager EPFO on Thursday decided to suspend further investments in the LIC Housing Finance till CBI completes investigations into the alleged involvement of its top official in the bribes-for-loans scam. "As of now we have suspended further investments in the LIC Housing Finance. Safety of fund...
  • Multicrore loan scam busted, PSU bankers arrested 25-11-2010 08:16 AM

    The CBI on Wednesday busted a multi-crore loan scam involving top officials from leading PSU lenders. ...
  • Tata housing project in Punjab runs into trouble 19-11-2010 11:48 AM

    Chandigarh:Tata's housing project in Mohali, next to Chandigarh's Sukhna lake has run into trouble after a PIL was filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. According to the PIL, village land which was allotted to for an MLAs society was transferred to the multi-storey housing project. Acting on the...
  • Is the Armed Forces' integrity under question? 03-11-2010 11:14 PM

    On Talking Point tonight we debate whether the Indian Armed Forces deserves the respect it enjoys following the Adarsh Housing scam expose. ...
  • Adarsh scam: residents choose to remain silent 03-11-2010 10:17 PM

    Mumbai: Amidst the politics and the probe that has now become a part of the Adarsh Housing scam, there is the plight of residents of Adarsh Society who had moved in to the building before trouble started. For residents of Adarsh Society silence seems to be the best way forward....