Jairaj Phatak

  • Adarsh-tainted top bureaucrats Jairaj, Pradeep reinstated May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has reinstated senior bureaucrats Jairaj Phatak and Pradeep Vyas, who were suspended two years ago for their alleged role in the Adarsh housing scam. Chief Secretary JS Saharia said that the two officials were reinstated on Monday. Postings will be given to both the bureaucrats later....
  • Adarsh scam: Former BMC Commissioner to depose August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Jairaj Phatak is expected to appear before the judicial commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam on Monday. Phatak is among the 14 people named by the CBI in its chargesheet in the scam. Phatak was the Urban Development Secretary when Adarsh flats were allotted. He's...
  • Adarsh scam: Two more accused get bail June 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Adarsh Housing Society scam accused Jairaj Phatak and Ramanand Tiwari have been granted bail by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Mumbai. The bail comes days after the special CBI court granted bail to seven accused in the Adarsh Society scam. Phatak is the former city civic chief...
  • Adarsh scam: Two more accused apply for bail June 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Days after the special CBI court granted bail to seven accused in the Adarsh Society scam, two more accused have filed their bail applications. Former city civic chief Jairaj Phatak and former state chief information commissioner Ramanand Tiwari approached the sessions court on Monday, saying the CBI has not...
  • Adarsh scam: Court rejects bail plea of 9 accused April 21, 2012

    Mumbai: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday rejected the bail applications of all nine accused in the Adarsh housing scam arrested in March and April, officials said. "The special CBI court has rejected the bail applications of all nine accused in the case and they will continue...
  • Adarsh scam: IAS officers sent to police custody April 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Senior IAS officers Jairaj Phatak and Ramanand Tiwari, who were on Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), were remanded to police custody till April 12 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the court also rejected the bail accused of seven others accused on Wednesday. Phatak, a senior IAS officer and Tiwari,...
  • Adarsh scam: Two senior govt officials arrested April 3, 2012

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested two senior government officials in connection with the Adarsh housing society scam. The two top bureaucrats – senior IAS officer Jairaj Phatak and Maharashtra's former information commissioner Ramanand Tiwari – were earlier detained for questioning by the investigating agency. Phatak is among...
  • Adarsh scam: Two top bureacrats detained April 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Two top bureaucrats Jairaj Phatak and Ramanand Tiwari have been detained by the Central bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. They are the eighth and ninth accused to be detained in the Adarsh case. Phatak is among the two serving IAS officers who were suspended for...
  • Adarsh scam: noose tightens around ex-BMC chief March 16, 2011

    The FIR alleges Phatak illegally approved raising the height of the building from 97 meters to 107 meters. ...
  • Adarsh scam: ex-BMC chief Phatak in trouble March 16, 2011

    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 figures...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI raids ex-BMC chief's residence March 15, 2011

    New Delhi/Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday raided the residences of former Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation commissioner Jairaj Phatak in Delhi and Mumbai in connection with the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam. Phatak is accused of misusing his position to illegally give permission to increase the height of the...