Land Scam

  • Armed Forces Tribunal: Playing with fire September 8, 2014

    In an extraordinary order, the Armed Forces Tribunal has exonerated Lieutenant General PK Rath, the former General Officer Commanding the Siliguri based 33 Corps, of any wrong doing in what has been labeled by the media as the 'Sukhna Scam'. The bench, comprising Hon'ble Justice Sunil Hali and Hon'ble Air...
  • Sukhna land scam: My stand has been vindicated, says Gen PK Rath September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) set aside Lt Gen PK Rath's conviction in the Sukhna Land scam, Rath has said that his stand has been vindicated. "I have always said since the beginning that there has been no wrongdoing on my part. My stand has...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 5, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: School children talk to Narendra Modi on Teacher's day September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, student's across the country listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech, through live telecast and webcast. He kept his speech short but focused on the key aspects of education in the changing times. ...
  • Sukna land scam: Armed forces tribunal sets aside Lt Gen PK Rath's conviction September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi: The armed forces tribunal has set aside Lieutenant General PK Rath's conviction and punishment in the Sukna land scam case in West Bengal on Friday. Lieutenant General Rath was previously found guilty in the scam on three counts. It was for the first time in the...
  • High Court quashes notice issued to Nishank on land scam case June 27, 2014

    In a major reprieve to former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank, the Uttarakhand High Court quashed a notice issued to him by the Tripathi Commission in connection with an alleged land scam during his tenure. Justice Alok Singh of the high court based in Nainital quashed the notice issued in connection...
  • HC quashes notice issued to ex-CM in land scam case June 27, 2014

    In a major reprieve to former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank, the Uttarakhand High Court quashed a notice issued to him by the Tripathi Commission in connection with an alleged land scam during his tenure. Justice Alok Singh of the high court based in Nainital quashed the notice issued in connection...
  • Congress admits ex-BJP Minister Krishnaiah Shetty into its fold March 23, 2014

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka on Sunday decided to induct former BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty, who was a co-accused along with former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa in an alleged land scam. Congress central ledership has given the green signal for entry of Shetty who was a member of the Yeddyurappa cabinet...
  • Gadkari a 'broker', says Kejriwal while campaigning for Damania March 14, 2014

    Nagpur: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal who is under severe criticism for his attack on media lashed out at former BJP president Nitin Gadkari during his rally in Nagpur on Friday evening. Kejriwal who is touring Maharashtra ahead of Lok Sabha elections called Gadkari a 'broker'. Nitin Gadkari is BJP's...
  • Complaint filed against Goa Speaker in a land deal January 24, 2014

    Panaji: A complaint has been filed with the Goa Chief Secretary demanding a probe into a plot purchased by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar for Rs 72 lakh. According to the complainant, Speaker Rajendra Arlekar paid Rs 72 lakh for a 500 sq mt plot. Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar has grabbed 599...
  • Yeddyurappa's return will sully BJP's image: Siddaramaiah December 31, 2013

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said the return of BS Yeddyurappa to BJP would not have any impact in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls in the state but would only sully the image of saffron party further. "The joining of Yeddyurappa in BJP will not make any impact in Karnataka....
  • Court rejects petition seeking Kailash Vijaywargiya be made an accused in land scam case December 21, 2013

    In a relief for senior BJP MLA Kailash Vijaywargiya, likely to be inducted into the Madhya Pradesh cabinet on Saturday, an anti-corruption court in Indore on Friday rejected a petition which had sought that he be made an accused in a land scam case. Vijaywargiya was a minister in the previous...
  • Sons of ex-CM PK Dhumal booked for alleged cheating, conspiracy in land scam October 4, 2013

    Tightening its noose on BJP MP Anurag Thakur and his brother Arun Singh, both sons of former Chief Minister PK Dhumal, Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau on  booked them for alleged cheating and conspiracy in a land case. The two were booked under various sections of the IPC and the Prevention...
  • J&K: Senior IAS officer arrested in Gulmarg land scam case September 23, 2013

    Srinagar: Senior IAS officer Baseer Ahmad Khan was on Monday arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation for allegedly misusing his official position for illegal transfer of government land in Gulmarg worth crores of rupees. "Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar district, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reported at police station, Vigilance, where...
  • Haryana govt refers land deal CDs to Lokayukta September 9, 2013

    Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said his government has decided to refer the issue of CDs, allegedly containing evidence of land scams in the state, released by the opposition to the Lokayukta for investigation. The opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) had released CDs of Haryana Congress legislators...
  • BJP demands SIT probe into Robert Vadra land deals August 13, 2013

    BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanded on Tuesday that the SIT probe should be initiated in the Robert Vadra land deals case. "A multi-disciplinary team monitored by the Supreme Court should probe this. Without any investment you can make money, that's a unique model," he said. ...
  • Robert Vadra has made crores without any investment, alleges BJP August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday took a dig at Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over his alleged involvement in land deals in Gurgaon. He called Vadra a highly connected person, who has made crores without even going to a business school or...
  • Robert Vadra falsified documents for Gurgaon land, claims Khemka August 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: There seems to be more trouble for Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and his land deals in Haryana. IAS officer Ashok Khemka has claimed that Vadra falsified documents for 3.53 acre land in the Shikohpur village of Gurgaon. Khemka claimed that the Vadra-DLF deal was worth Rs 58...
  • Army housing project: Antony orders probe into 'irregularities' June 9, 2013

    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 surfaced...
  • Chargesheet filed in land scam case involving BJP MLA May 21, 2013

    Indore: Lokayukta Police on Monday submitted a charge sheet against BJP MLA Ramesh Mendola and 16 others in a 2004 land scam case. The charge sheet was submitted in the court of special judge DN Mishra under Sec 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and sections of the Prevention...
  • Land row: Congress targets MP CM over 'rampant corruption' May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has targetted Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan after CNN-IBN exposed how prime land in Bhopal was given to his relatives and party members. Digvijaya Singh claimed this is one of the many corruption charges against the Madhya Pradesh CM. "About 10 people in Chouhan's family...
  • MP: 'Land allotments were made when Shivraj Chouhan was not CM' May 14, 2013

    The MP government on Tuesday denied reports that the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government was involved in land scam. ...
  • MP govt gave land at throwaway prices to bodies backed by RSS, BJP May 14, 2013

    Bhopal: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is not only said to be favouring his family members. RTI documents with CNN-IBN show how the Shivraj government is also awarding land to institutions close to the BJP and the RSS. Saraswati Shishu Mandir, an RSS-backed educational institution was granted over 10 acres...
  • MP: Prime land allotted to others registered in CM's relatives' names May 14, 2013

    Bhopal: A cloud of corruption hangs over one of the BJP's most celebrated chief ministers - Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Chouhan is in the midst of a row over allotment of prime land in Bhopal to his relatives. An RTI query has revealed how prime land that was...
  • Minister files defamation suit against 2 Congressmen April 23, 2013

    Bilaspur: Under attack from Opposition on over an alleged land scam, Chhattisgarh's Health Minister Amar Agrawal on Monday filed a criminal defamation suit against Congress leaders Vivek Bajpayee and Vani Rao in a court in Bilaspur. Chief Judicial Magistrate Omprakash Chauhan admitted the suit and fixed May 13, 2013 for...
  • CBI is Congress Bachao Institution, says Ramdev March 31, 2013

    Hisar: Yoga guru Ramdev on Saturday alleged that the CBI has become a tool in the hands of Congress that it is being used against Opposition leaders. "CBI has become a tool in the hands of Congress and is working like Congress Bachao Institution. The politicisation of CBI is most...
  • Act against Asaram in land grab case: Registrar of Companies January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Fresh trouble for self-styled godman Asaram as the Registrar of Companies on Wednesday wrote to the Ministry of Corporate affairs and recommended action against Asaram and his son in the land grab case in Madhya Pradesh. The case relates to 200 acres of land belonging to company called...
  • CAG raps Kumaraswamy, BSY over land denotification December 12, 2012

    Belgaum: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has rapped the BS Yeddyurappa and HD Kumaraswamy governments for "rampant" illegal denotification of land benefiting builders and companies during the 2007-11 period. "During 2007-11, the government denotified 123 acres and 15.5 guntas (one gunta is about 1,086 sq ft) after taking possession...
  • Swamy demands SIT probe into Herald land scam in Bhopal November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Sunday demanded SIT inquiry into the Herald land scam in Bhopal. Swamy has demanded for a probe following CNN-IBN investigation in to the issue. According to reports, a shopping mall was built on the land sold to the newspaper at a concessional...