SHUNGLU COMMITTEE

  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project February 8, 2014

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its AntiCorruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Delhi government orders ACB probe into another CWG project February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its AntiCorruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On the basis of Delhi government's request,...
  • Is Sheila govt ready to implement power tariff plan: BJP June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Opposition BJP on Saturday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for her "magic wand" comment on power tariff reduction and said they were ready to share the reduction formula with her but wondered was her government ready to implement it. "BJP is ready to share its power tariff...
  • 'Power sector needs service tax relief in Budget' February 20, 2012

    By Ramesh Chandak Indian Power sector is in crises. It is not only a sectoral challenge but now has become a national challenge. The Shunglu Committee has said that Discom (distribution companies) losses are over Rs 100,000 crore and largely funded by the banks, so even the banks will have an...
  • CAG: Delhi govt asks depts to be ready with replies August 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Battling CAG indictment for financial irregularities and "illconceived" CWG projects, Delhi Government has directed concerned agencies to prepare detailed replies to all the allegations made by the auditor. The departments and agencies whose projects figure in the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for any sort of irregularities,...
  • Delhi Govt sends response to Shunglu report May 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Government on Saturday sent its response to the Union Home Ministry on allegations made by the Shunglu Committee about bunglings in the Commonwealth Games projects. "We have sent the report to the Home Ministry," said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Directed by the Home Ministry to make...
  • Delhi govt to send response to Shunglu charges May 27, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi government will on Saturday send its response to the Union Home Ministry on allegations made by the Shunglu Committee about bunglings in the Commonwealth Games projects. Directed by the Home Ministry to make its submission within stipulated time on the allegations by the Shunglu committee, Delhi Cabinet...
  • CWG scam: Shunglu panel accuses Kalmadi April 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The final report, prepared by the VK Shunglu Committee investigating CWG scam, has slammed former CWG OC chief Suresh Kalmadi, former Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy and CWG OC CEO Jarnail Singh. CNNIBN accesses key points of the sixth and final Shunglu panel report. Slamming Suresh Kalmadi, Former Urban Development...
  • Delhi govt sources term Shunglu report as malicious March 29, 2011

    Delhi government sources on Tuesday termed the Shunglu Committee report as malicious. "Shunglu Committee report is malicious towards the government," Delhi government sources told CNNIBN. Sources said that KPMG was appointed as a consultant for Rs 2.5 crore to make reports and that no tender system was adopted. ...
  • Shunglu report malicious: Delhi govt sources March 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Delhi government sources on Tuesday termed the Shunglu Committee report as malicious. "Shunglu Committee report is malicious towards the government," Delhi government sources told CNNIBN. Sources said that KPMG was appointed as a consultant for Rs 2.5 crore to make reports and that no tender system was adopted. Under pressure...
  • CWG scam: Shunglu Committee blames Kalmadi March 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The VK Shunglu Committee report inquiring into the Commonwealth Games corruption cases has blamed sacked Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi for causing intentional delays in purchase of equipments. According to the Shunglu Committee the delay led to a huge loss of the exchequer. The report has slammed Kalmadi, key...
  • CWG: Dikshit meets PM over Shunglu report March 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, on Tuesday, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and explained her government's position on the Shunglu Committee report which indicted both her and Lt Governor Tejinder Khanna for irregularities in certain CWG projects. In the meeting that lasted for an hour, Dikshit is believed to...
  • Forty CWG projects come under CVC scanner March 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Widening its probe, the Central Vigilance Commission is looking into at least 40 CWGrelated construction and procurement works carried out by different government agencies for alleged financial irregularities. The sale of VIP passes, supply of furniture, equipment and utensil for Games Village, misuse of funds by certain central and...
  • CWG: BJP walkout in LS over Shunglu report March 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Opposition BJP on Friday demanded immediate tabling of the report of Shunglu Committee that probed alleged irregularities in the conduct of Commonwealth Games and walked out from the Lok Sabha protesting the government's response. Raising the matter as soon as the House met for the day, senior BJP leader LK...
  • CWG scam: LG, EMAAR MGF in denial mode March 24, 2011

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN reported on the findings of the Shunglu Panel on scam in construction of games village, the round of denials and counter denials has begun. In its second report, the VK Shunglu panel has squarely blamed the Delhi Lt Governor Tejinder Khanna and EMAAR MGF,...
  • Shunglu report indicts EMAAR MGF for CWG loss March 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The VK Shunglu Committee, enquiring into corruption in the Commonwealth Games, has submitted its second report to the Cabinet Secretary. The report dealt with corruption in building of the Commonwealth Games Village. According to the Shunglu panel report, the total loss to the exchequer because of corruption and delays...
  • Kalmadi asks for JPC: entire truth must emerge February 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) boss, Suresh Kalmadi, is finding the going tough for him with each day. With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) hot on his trail and one day to go before the Parliament session begins, Kalmadi is finding himself being confronted with...
  • PM refers Shunglu report on Lalli to CBI February 18, 2011

    New Delhi: In a quick follow up action, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday referred to CBI the Shunglu Committee report that had indicted suspended Prasar Bharti chief BS Lalli and Doordarshan Director General Aruna Sharma in the award of broadcasting rights of Commonwealth Games causing Rs 135 crore loss...
  • Kalmadi refutes CWG catering mess charges February 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Ousted Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi has reacted strongly after the VK Shunglu Committee blamed him for the mismanagement of the catering department during the Commonwealth Games. "The catering contract was a single tender. The contract was cancelled because the earnest money wasn't paid by Delaware. I...
  • PM promises stern action in CWG scam cases February 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has promised stern action against the guilty in the Commonwealth Games scam case. Singh on Monday directed Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar to provide a follow up report in a week on the findings of the VK Shunglu Committee that investigated Commonwealth Games scam cases. Taking...
  • CWG probe: Shunglu panel may get more staff January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Government is likely to grant the Shunglu Committee, which is probing charges of corruption and procedural lapses in the Commonwealth Games, additional manpower. The decision was taken after the committee Chairman V K Shunglu expressed concern over the lack of staff to help compile data. The twomember committee was...
  • Activists question Shunglu Commitee's powers December 18, 2010

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games are long over but questions remain on the scam and now even those investigating it. The Shunglu committee, appointed by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has no real powers. The admission comes in an RTI query to the Prime Minister's Office. The VK Shunglu committee...
  • CWG probe: Shunglu Committee powerless? December 18, 2010

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games are over but questions are still being raised about the CWG scam and now even those investigating it. The prime minister's office in an RTI reply to activist Subhash Agarwal has accepted that the Shunglu Committee has no real power in terms of probing the CWG...