Scam

  • LS polls: Never did politics for money, says Mamata Banerjee 24-04-2014 08:08 PM

    Burdwan: With her party facing the heat over the Saradha chit fund scam during the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she never did politics for money. "I do politics of people and not money. Now politics mean canards, propaganda and quarrels and a means to...
  • Coal scam: ED registers money laundering, forex violation case 24-04-2014 07:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered money laundering cases against those firms which are under the scanner of CBI, including Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and Rathi Steel and Power. ED officials said that post-registration of the cases, the agency has issued directions to its various zonal...
  • CBI seeks detention of Andhra Congress MP accused in a US scam 24-04-2014 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI has written to the Crime Branch asking them to detain Andhra Pradesh Congress MP KVP Ramachandra Rao who is accused of taking a bribe of 18 million dollars from a US firm for titanium mining. The Crime Branch has forwarded the application to New Delhi District...
  • 2G scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, Raja soon 22-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: A charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi is expected to be filed soon in the 2G spectrum money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A Raja is likely to be charged with abetment to money laundering while DMK chief...
  • Coal scam: CBI summons PC Parakh to join investigation this week 22-04-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investogation on Tuesday summoned former PC Parakh to join investigation in the coal block allocation case to Hindalco this week. In October last year, the CBI registered a case against former coal secretary PC Parekh and industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, as a representative of...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Saradha scam emerges as major issue in West Bengal 22-04-2014 10:29 AM

    The multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam has emerged as a major poll plank in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal with major political parties like the Congress, BJP and CPM training their guns against the ruling Trinamool Congress. With the CPM demanding a CBI probe into the scam that defrauded...
  • Suspended IPS officer accused in MPPEB scam surrenders 22-04-2014 08:10 AM

    Suspended IPS Officer RK Shivhare, who is an accused in Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) case, on Monday surrendered in Bhopal at the office of Special Task Force (STF). The STF had announced a reward of Rs 3,000 against Shivhare, who was posted as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) but...
  • Coal scam: CBI to examine Hindalco chief Kumar Mangalam Birla 21-04-2014 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is all set to be interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore coal block allocation scam. The CBI has named Mangalam in the Hindalco chargesheet. The investigators have already questioned several officials of Hindaloco and are...
  • Coal scam: CBI recommends closure report in two cases 21-04-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday recommended closure report in the FIR against JLD Yavatmal Energy and Jas Infrastructure Capital Pvt. Ltd lodged in September 2012 in the coal blocks alloaction case. The CBI said that there is lack of prosecutable evidence against the two companies. The...
  • Kerala: Accused in a get-rich-quick scheme surrenders 21-04-2014 04:05 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sabarinath, the main accused in the 'Total 4 u' financial fraud has surrendered at a magistrate court in Thiruvananthapuram after absconding for about three years. The case that dates back to 2008 was that he had cheated about 1,000 investors to the tune of Rs 200 crore. He had...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 21-04-2014 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the 2G case, giving more time to 17 accused to prepare their statements. The court was supposed to record the statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 other accused facing trial in the 2G case. However, the...
  • TMC questions timing of ED probe into Saradha chit fund scam 21-04-2014 09:12 AM

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress has raised questions at the timing of the Enforcement Directorate's probe into the Saradha chit fund scam, alleging political motivation behind the investigative activity. Finance and Industry Minister of West Bengal Amit Mitra questioned the CBI and ED's motive behind launching the probe just two days...
  • MP High Court rejects pleas seeking CBI probe into MPPEB scam 17-04-2014 09:33 PM

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court has rejected a bunch of petitions seeking a CBI probe into the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. A total of 14 petitions, demanding investigation by the central agency into the scam were filed in the High Court pertaining to irregularities in selection/ appointments made...
  • CBI to quiz PC Parakh in coal block allocation case 16-04-2014 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Probe into alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira-II coal blocks has gained momentum as CBI has started questioning top executives of Aditya Birla Group and were likely to quiz former Coal Secretary PC Parakh next week. Official sources said that some of the top executives of Rs 2.4...
  • Parakh demands CBI probe into PM's role in coal scam 14-04-2014 06:02 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister has been targeted once again. After Manmohan Singh's former media advisor said that he had little say in governance, with all the major decisions being taken by Sonia Gandhi, a former coal secretary has accused him of cowering under political pressure even during the infamous...
  • After Baru, ex-coal secretary makes embarrassing claims about PM 14-04-2014 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: After former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's embarrassing revelations about Dr Manmohan Singh as the PM, a former coal secretary PC Parakh has penned a tell-all book which he says that Dr Singh was was heading a government in which he had "little" political authority. In his book "Crusader...
  • 'Adarsh' fight: Ashok Chavan pitted against BJP's DB Patil in Nanded 11-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: It is an 'Adarsh' fight in Nanded Lok Sabha constituency in Marathwada region where Adarsh scam-tainted former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is pitted against BJP MP D B Patil. Though there are 23 candidates in the fray for the April 17 poll, the real fight will be between...
  • Would have been great if Advani fought from Bhopal: BJP's Alok Sanjar 10-04-2014 07:27 PM

    Bhopal: While many have termed Jaswant Singh's suspension from the Bharatiya Janata Party a disaster, party's candiadte from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat Alok Sanjar has justified the move saying the BJP is a disciplined organistaion. "The party doesn't tolerate if its leaders, irrespective of their stature, disrupt discipline, and we...
  • Bombay HC notice to Ashok Chavan, postpones Adarsh hearing to June 10 09-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court while hearing the revision petition filed by the CBI seeking to delete Ashok Chavan's name from the Adarsh FIR on Wednesday asked the agency whether sanction was indeed to prosecute Chavan. The CBI lawyer told the court the agency cannot proceed to prosecute him under...
  • No BJP candidate against A Raja in Nilgiris constituency 09-04-2014 12:43 PM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court dismissed a petition filed by BJP's candidate for Nilgiris constituency Gurumurthy challenging the Election Commission's order rejecting his nomination papers. Gurumurthy urged the High Court to issue directions to restrain the returning officer from declaring the candidates list for the Nilgiris constituency. Gurumurthy's nomination was...
  • 5 persons, including 4 BRO officers sent to jail for involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam 09-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Five persons, including four senior officers of the BRO, were sent to jail for their involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam pertaining to use of substandard material in construction of a road in Joshimath area of Chamoli district. Lt Colonel Shailendra Grover of the BRO and three other officers...
  • CVC pleads SC to allow him to withdraw from coal scam cases 07-04-2014 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: CVC Pradeep Kumar, who along with other two vigilance commissioners was asked by the Supreme Court to assist it in monitoring coal blocks allocation scam probe, on Monday pleaded for his withdrawal from the cases. The Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) submitted before a bench headed by Justice RM...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari 07-04-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • Devyani Khobragade likely to face probe in Adarsh scam 06-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Mumbai: In more trouble for Devyani Khobragade, the Indian Foreign Service officer is likely to face a probe in connection with the Adarsh scam. Devyani owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh society in Mumbai's Colaba area. According to sources, the CBI has evidence that she purchased the flat after...
  • Odisha government did not utilise Central funds: Sonia Gandhi 05-04-2014 03:38 PM

    Nuapara: Congress President Sonia Gandhi held an election rally in Odisha's Naupura where she attacked the BJP and also the Biju Janata Dal government in the state over a slew of issues. While she attacked the BJP saying it had made allegations without any proof, the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD earned...
  • 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran files nomination papers from Chennai Central 05-04-2014 01:36 PM

    Chennai: The DMK candidate and former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran filed his nomination papers for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha constituency in Chennai on Saturday. Dayanidhi Maran, a sitting MP from Chennai Central is fighting his third straight term. He is facing a five cornered contest in the constituency and...
  • Fodder scam: My conviction was 'conspiracy by elite', says Lalu Prasad Yadav 03-04-2014 10:43 PM

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday claimed that his conviction in a fodder scam case was a "conspiracy by the elite", a day after BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi taunted Rahul Gandhi of aligning with a scam tainted convict. "The fodder scam was a conspiracy hatched by the...
  • 2G scam accused A Raja owns Rs 3.61 crore assets 02-04-2014 09:30 PM

    Chennai: 2G scam-tainted former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday declared assets to the tune of Rs 3.61 crore. Raja, seeking re-election to Lok Sabha from Nilgiris (SC) constituency, in his affidavit presented while filing nominations declared movable assets of Rs 1.45 crore in his name, Rs 93.93 lakh held...
  • TN CM Jayalalithaa attacks Congress, DMK, calls them the most corrupt 01-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Chennai: AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa attacked the UPA government at the Centre on Tuesday. Addressing a public meeting at Pollachi, she said, "We haven't seen a government as corrupt as this, the 2G scam happened in this UPA government, it is a shame for Tamilians,...