VRS

  • CBI files closure report in Tatra all-terrain vehicle scam Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a closure report in Tatra all-terrain vehicle, saying there was insufficient evidence to file a chargesheet in the case. The agency filed its closure report before Special CBI court here. CBI sources said the allegation that the all-terrain trucks were supplied by...
  • Andhra: IPS officer applies for VRS over Telangana July 29, 2013

    Hyderabad: A senior IPS officer has applied for VRS in Andhra Pradesh allegedly in protest against the reported proposal to create Rayala-Telangana in the event of bifurcation of the state. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of APSP Battalion, Sheikh Mohammed Iqbal, forwarded his letters seeking voluntary retirement to state...
  • AI's plan to trim workforce stuck with Finance Ministry May 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Air India's plan to trim its 27,000 bloated workforce by offering a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) is stuck in the North Block, with the Finance Ministry questioning the rationale behind the proposed scheme. The VRS scheme is "stuck in the Finance Ministry over the payment of Rs 1,200 crore for...
  • CBI questions suspended BEML Chairman VRS Natarjan August 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Friday questioned suspended BEML Chairman and Managing Director VRS Natarajan in connection with alleged irregularities in procurement and supply of Tatra all-terrain trucks to the Army. CBI sources said Natarajan was grilled at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi for about five hours about issues that...
  • CBI may chargesheet suspended BEML chief June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The clock has started ticking for suspended BEML chief VRS Natarajan after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has got the sanction to prosecute him. The agency believes Natarajan took favours from Vectra chief Ravi Rishi and is ready to file a chargesheet against him. The CBI is ready...
  • CBI gets go-ahead to probe suspended BEML chief June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday got a formal permission of the Centre to probe the alleged role of suspended BEML chief VRS Natarajan in connection with the Tatra vehicle deal. This comes hours after the Ministry of Defence suspended Natarajan following a recommendation by the CBI...
  • I respect Govt's decision: BEML chief VRS Natarajan June 11, 2012

    Ministry of Defence (MoS) on Monday suspended Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) chief VRS Natarajan in connection with the Tatra case. ...
  • Tatra deal: BEML Chairman Natarajan suspended June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Ministry of Defence (MoS) on Monday suspended Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) chief VRS Natarajan in connection with the Tatra case. The Defence ministry spokesperson on Monday confirmed the suspension. The Government has put the CMD of BEML Shri VRS Natarajan under suspension following a recommendation by the CBI...
  • Explain notice to ex-Army chief: MoD to BEML chief June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry on Wednesday sought an explanation from BEML chief VRS Natarajan for serving a legal notice on former Army chief Gen VK Singh demanding an apology for his alleged defamatory statements against the defence PSU on the Tatra truck issue. "Defence Ministry categorically denies giving permission to...
  • Ex-Army chief's charges defamatory: BEML chief June 1, 2012

    Bangalore: BEML CMD VRS Natarajan while addressing a press conference on Friday alleged that retired Army chief General VK Singh's remarks against Tatra trucks were damaging and defamatory. Natarajan says that no letter has been received that alleged that the trucks are sub-standard. Natarajan has issued a defamatory notice against...
  • AI proposes voluntary retirement to cut down staff May 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Financially stressed Air India has proposed a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for its executive cadre employees to bring down manpower costs. The Air India Board will deliberate on the scheme at a meeting on Monday. "This is the first time that VRS is being proposed for AI employees. It is...
  • Tatra deal: CBI to question defence ministry officials April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: After BEML and Tatra Sipox officials, the CBI is now planning to quiz Defence Ministry officials in connection with alleged irregularities in the Tatra all-terrain vehicle deal. CBI sources said names of at least six Defence Ministry officials have been finalised who could be quizzed next week in connection...
  • CBI books BEML chief for cheating, corruption April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday booked Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) Chairman VRS Natarajan for alleged cheating, criminal conspiracy and corruption in connection with tendering process for hiring a private consultancy firm and carried out searches at several locations including his residence. The case related to award of contract for...
  • Tatra deal: CBI carries out raids in Delhi, NCR April 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday carried out searches in Delhi and NCR in connection with the Tatra truck deal case. According to the reports, the raids were conducted at residences of two ex-army officials and a Vectra employee. Sources said that these army officers were named by Vectra Chairman...
  • Tatra deal: CBI calls BEML chief for questioning April 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday asked BEML chief VRS Natarajan to appear before the agency on Tuesday in connection with alleged irregularities in Tatra-BEML deal. The agency had filed an FIR against BEML and Vectra Group chief Ravi Rishi in connection with the deal. Chairman of...
  • CBI seeks sanction to prosecute BEML chief April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI has sought sanction of the Defence Ministry to probe BEML chief VRS Natarajan in some complaints in which preliminary inquiry has been registered by it. However, no sanction has been sought for a probe against him in the Tatra supply deal, agency sources said. CBI sources said the...
  • Tatra trucks are world-class: BEML Chief March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) Chairman and Managing Director VRS Natarajan on Friday at a Press Conference at the Defence Expo said the claims made by Karnataka leader D Hanumanthappa are not related to the company or its performance. Natrajan said that the company has replied to the...
  • Is the Congress-TMC alliance in trouble? November 20, 2011

    Kolkata: A war is brewing between allies Congress and Trinamool over West Bengal politics. "Congress hasn't taken VRS from Bengal. We are a political party and not an NGO. We don't need advice from anyone," Union Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh said while defending an anti Trinamool rally in Mamta's...
  • Cong will speak its mind on WB affairs: Ramesh November 20, 2011

    Kolkata: In the continuing war of words between Congress and Trinamool Congress, the two ruling allies in West Bengal, Union Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday defended his comment that Congress had not taken a VRS from the state and said it would continue to speak its mind...
  • Have not taken VRS from WB: Jairam Ramesh November 20, 2011

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying the Congress has not taken VRS from the state. This after the Chief Minister objected to an anti-TMC rally in her constituency. ...