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  • BCCI non-committal on Afghanistan's home ground request 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) game development manager Ratnakar Shetty on Wednesday refused to comment on media reports which said that the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) wants to host its 'home' matches in India. "We will not discuss regarding this with the media right now," Shetty...
  • Afghanistan to host 'home' series in India? 5 days ago

    In a move akin to Pakistan hosting their 'home' series in the UAE, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has reportedly requested India to provide a ground for their team to host 'home' matches. According to media reports, Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is scheduled to visit India shortly and...
  • Arvind Kejriwal wants to have former AIIMS CVO Sanjeev Chaturvedi in Delhi ACB February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Union Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking the transfer of former AIIMS chief vigilance officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi to the Delhi government for heading its Anti-Corruption Branch. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on February 15 had said, "I would like him to be...
  • RBI asks coop banks to set up panel for monitoring fraud cases January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has directed all primary (urban) cooperative banks to set up a special committee for monitoring and following up cases of frauds of Rs 1 crore and above. "It has... been decided that the Boards of banks should constitute a Special Committee for monitoring and following up...
  • Afghanistan keen to play in Pakistan for reviving international cricket November 18, 2014

    Karachi: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is willing to send its national team to Pakistan to play One-Day Internationals (ODI) with the hope of reviving international cricket in the country, chief executive Noor Muhammad Murad said on Tuesday. Murad went to Pakistan on a short trip recently with the hope of...
  • Gujarat: Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested September 30, 2014

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau on Tuesday arrested suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma. Sharma, who made headlines back in 2013 when he spoke up against Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was then the Gujarat Chief Minister and his aide Amit Shah for their alleged role in the snoopgate scandal, has...
  • Conspiracy to defame NCP: Malik on plea against Ajit Pawar August 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Reacting to state anticorruption bureau's request to the government for sanction to initiate 'open inquiry' against the Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and former minister Sunil Tatkare, the NCP on Friday said it was an attempt to defame the party and its leaders. ACB on Friday sought permission for open...
  • ACB seeks government nod for probe against Deputy CM, Maharashtra NCP chief August 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra ACB on Friday sought permission from the state government to conduct an open inquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged corruption in 12 irrigation projects. Besides the two top NCP leaders, social activist...
  • Rajasthan ACB registers case against RTO inspector, 8 others July 27, 2014

    Ten days after Rs 3,65,720 in cash was seized during raid on a border checkpost of the Transport Department at Makhupura in Jalore district, the Rajasthan Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered a case against RTO inspector Om Prakash Choudhary and eight others. Regional Transport Office (RTO) inspector Choudhary and the...
  • Vasundhara Raje orders ACB probe into Jodhpur's JDA irregularities June 6, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday ordered a probe by state AntiCorruption Bureau into the alleged irregularities and corruption in the projects under taken by the Jodhpur Development Authority. In an order to the Principle Secretary, Urban Development and Housing Department, the Chief Minister has directed that all such issues...
  • Afghanistan, Nepal waiting for BCCI's response May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: It has been atleast six months since the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) had requested BCCI to use the training facilities in India but the Indian board is yet to table the proposals in any of its meetings. Afghanistan and Nepal have come up...
  • ACB sleuths arrest Kota city SP for demanding Rs 2 lakh bribe May 27, 2014

    A Superintendent of Police in Rajasthan was on Tuesday arrested by ACB sleuths for allegedly taking a bribe to change a chargesheet in favour of a client through a couple, DG ACB said. SPCity (Kota) Satveer Singh took bribe through Nishar Khan and Fahreen Khan, who were allegedly indulged in...
  • Suspended judge arrested in court clerk recruitment scam May 27, 2014

    A suspended district and sessions judge was on Tuesday arrested by the AntiCorruption Bureau in Rajasthan in connection with an alleged scam over recruitment of lower division clerks in courts. "Ajay Kumar Sharda was arrested from Rajsamand today. His headuarters during the suspension period was Rajsamand," DG ACB Manoj Bhatt told...
  • Gas pricing: Delhi HC asks Centre, RIL to cooperate with ACB in probe May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and Reliance Industries Ltd to cooperate in the probe conducted by Delhi Government's Anti Corruption Bureau in an FIR lodged against the company, Mukesh Ambani and a former union oil minister, alleging collusion among them in increasing gas prices. Justice...
  • Jhunjhunu SHO, ASI arrested for accepting Rs 2.5 lakh bribe April 29, 2014

    The Station House Officer (SHO) of Jhunjhunu Ashwani Sharma and ASI Dharmpal were arrested on Tuesday by sleuths of AntiCorruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2.5 lakh for not arresting a person in a land dispute case, an ACB official said. One Indrajeet told ACB that SHO Sharma...
  • Australian coach joins emerging Afghanistan April 21, 2014

    Afghanistan's new cricket academy coach, Peter Anderson from Australia, has started work in Kabul, officials said on Monday, as the fast-developing team prepare for their debut at next year's World Cup. Anderson coached Papua New Guinea for two years before joining Afghanistan, where cricket is a rare symbol of optimism in...
  • ACB books 16 medical department officials for fraud in Bundi March 29, 2014

    The ACB has booked 16 officials of Bundi district's Medical and Health department for embezzlement of over Rs 22 lakhs from National Rural Health Mission and Pulse Polio Control Programme funds. The 16 officials, including Chief Medical and Health Officer of the medical department, were booked on Friday following the verification...
  • ICC congratulates Afghanistan on winning Laureus award March 28, 2014

    Dubai: ICC has congratulated the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on winning the Laureus Sports Award in the 'Spirit of Sport' category. "We have been aware of the inspiring rise of cricket in Afghanistan for some time, however, by receiving this prestigious award it is clear that the wider international sports community...
  • Revenue official arrested for taking bribe March 11, 2014

    Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths on Tuesday arrested a revenue official for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 in Rajsamand district, an ACB official said. Lal Singh, posted as Patwari at Devgarh tehsil, had demanded the bribe from Chunni Lal Khateek for transferring a land in revenue records, he said here. After verification...
  • Centre's nod on gas issue allowed future windfall to RIL, alleges ACB February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The approval by Centre to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) allowing expenditure of 8.8 billion dollar to increase production of gas from KG basin paved the way for "future windfall" revenue of Rs 1.2 lakh crore($ 20 billion) to the Mukesh Ambaniled firm, the AntiCorruption Branch (ACB) alleged in...
  • 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,...
  • Maharashtra: CBI officer found hanging at his residence January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A Sub Inspector of the Central Bureau of Investigation's AntiCorruption Bureau was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his house on Monday morning. The 50yearold officer was a resident of Maharashtra's eastern suburb, Vikhroli. According to the police, the deceased had a heated altercation with his wife the night...
  • 3 cops take bribe to allow liquor sale, arrested January 4, 2014

    Three police officers were arrested in Rajasthan on Friday on charges of taking bribes to allow sale of liquor, officials said. The state police's anticorruption bureau (ACB) caught the three officers Deputy Superintendent of Police Manish Sharma, Inspector Dhoolji Meena and police outpost incharge Prabhu Lal taking bribes in...
  • ACB arrests head constable for taking bribe December 27, 2013

    A head constable was arrested by the AntiCorruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 for releasing those who had already received bail, in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh today, an official said. "40yearold Bahadur Ram Bhagat posted at Ratanpur police station was caught red handed accepting a bribe of...
  • Tehsildar caught accepting Rs 5 lakh bribe in Thane October 29, 2013

    Thane: A tehsildar was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs five lakhs from a person in Thane, the Anti Corruption Bureau said. Karjat tehsilar Uvraj Bhanger had allegedly demanded Rs 10 lakhs from a person, Vinit Shirmade, who was involved in some excavation work, Thane Range DSP (ACB) Sandip...
  • Afghanistan call for support from cricket nations October 5, 2013

    Islamabad: Afghanistan qualified for the 2015 World Cup despite getting little help from Asian cricketing nations apart from Pakistan, according to a top official of the Afghanistan Cricket Board. Afghanistan defeated Kenya by seven wickets in a decisive qualifier on Friday, setting off mass celebrations in the country. But ACB chief...
  • Lockers of PWD engineer's wife yield Rs 57 lakh, gold May 9, 2013

    Nashik: AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday recovered cash worth Rs 57,69,000 and over 9 kg of gold from two bank lockers of Swati Chikhlikar, wife of suspended PWD executive engineer (Nashik north) Satish Chikhlikar, besides 5 kg of silver from another locker in her name. The seizure is collectively estimated...
  • ICC allocates USD 422,000 for Afghanistan April 17, 2013

    Dubai: With an aim to develop more competitive teams among its full, associate/affiliate members, the ICC has allocated USD 422,000 for the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) from the its Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme (TAPP). It was decided during the second of the four board meetings of the ICC and IDI...
  • ACB instructed to register case against RCA president February 15, 2013

    Jaipur: A Special Court in Udaipur has asked the AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) to register a case against Union minister and Rajasthan Cricket Association president CP Joshi regarding his election as a treasurer of the Rajsamand District Cricket Association. The BJP MLA from Nathdwara Kalyan Singh Chauhan has filed a complaint against...