RAMANAND TIWARI

  • 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: 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: Maha govt seeks interim report February 22, 2012

    Mumbai: A year after an inquiry commission was set up to probe the scamtainted Adarsh Housing Society, the Maharashtra Government has sought an interim report from the panel. The state government has filed an application before the twomember inquiry commission, seeking an interim report on two of the 13 issues being...
  • Deshmukh blamed for Adarsh Housing Society May 20, 2011

    Mumbai: Pinning the blame on former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, suspended State Information Commissioner and Adarsh Housing Society scam accused Ramanand Tiwari has told the judicial panel, probing the case that it was Deshmukh who had approved all proposals pertaining to the high rise in South Mumbai. Tiwari, in an...
  • Ramanand Tiwari suspended over Adarsh scam January 20, 2011

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Governor on Thursday suspended state Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari over alleged involvement in the adarsh society scam. Tiwari so far has been refusing to quit despite being asked to do so by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. The government had asked Tiwari to quit the post on moral grounds but...
  • Adarsh scam: Maha info chief's case sent to SC January 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor K Shankarnarayanan has referred the case of state Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari, whose name came up in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam, for removal to the Supreme Court. The Governor referred the case to the Supreme Court on Tuesday under Section 17(1) of Right to Information...
  • Adarsh scam: Maha information chief faces axe January 11, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra governor on Tuesday received a formal request from the state government recommending him to make a reference to the Supreme Court for the removal of state's Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari. Tiwari will not attend office till the inquiry into Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam concludes. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj...
  • Adarsh scam: Maha info chief submits leave plea January 5, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari, whose son owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society here, has submitted his leave application to the Governor, amid demand by the opposition for his ouster. "Tiwari had submitted leave application to the Governor, who is yet to take any decision...
  • Adarsh scam: human rights panel chief quits January 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Former secretary to Maharashtra chief minister, Subhash Lalla, has resigned from his current post of state human rights commission chief following allegations of his involvement in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam. Lalla had earlier refused to quit when asked by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. Lalla was secretary to the...
  • Exbabus in Adarsh scam have refused to resign January 2, 2011

    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. Ramamand Tiwari...