Anti Corruption Bureau

  • ASI official arrested for accepting bribe July 11, 2014

    Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested an Assistant Sub Inspector for accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 in Phalodi sub-division of the district on July 10. ASI Deep Singh Rajput was demanding a bribe of Rs 15,000 from Tulsi Ram Paliwal of Dayakor in Phalodi sub-division for settling a land relating case and was...
  • Jodhpur Municipal Corp Clerk, computer operator arrested for allegedly taking bribe July 5, 2014

    A clerk of Jodhpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) along with a computer operator was arrested in Jodhpur on Friday by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while he was allegedly taking a bribe. The Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and a contractual computer operator were arrested by the ACB. The clerk had allegedly demanded Rs 50,000...
  • Surgeon caught taking bribe on 'Doctors' Day' July 1, 2014

    A government surgeon was caught by sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday while allegedly taking Rs 1500 bribe from a patient. Anil Gupta, a doctor employed with RBM hospital in Bharatpur in Jaipur, was arrested when he was taking a bribe of Rs 1,500 from one Jagan Singh, a piles...
  • 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 Anti-Corruption 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...
  • Two PWD officials suspended over corruption charges June 5, 2014

    Two Public Works Department (PWD) officials in Chhattisgarh have been suspended for corruption and allegedly committing irregularities. Maddheshwar Prasad, Executive Engineer (in-charge) PWD's Balodabazar division, and Assistant Engineer at the office of Engineer in-Chief (Raipur) Rajesh Kumar Verma were suspended on Wednesday, an official statement said on Thursday. The action against...
  • Two government officials arrested on graft charges May 30, 2014

    Two government officials were on Friday arrested for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 15,000 from a contractor in Bhilwara, police said. Jitendra Singh, Secretary, Krishi Upaj Mandi Samiti of the Rajasthan State Agricultural Marketing Board and Jagdish Bhadra, clerk at the Samiti were arrested for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs...
  • Two government officials arrested for taking bribe of Rs 5,000 May 8, 2014

    Two government officials were arrested on Thursday by Rajasthan's anti-corruption bureau officials for allegedly accepting bribe in separate cases. Lower Division Clerk Ritesh Sharma, posted in the office of District Education Officer in Bundi, was caught while taking Rs 5,000 in bribe from a private school owner. The complainant, Ramesh Chand Sharma,...
  • Head surgeon arrested for accepting bribe of Rs 2500 April 16, 2014

    Professor and head of surgery unit of SMS Hospital and College was on Wednesday arrested by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,500 from a patient's son, an official spokesperson said. Surgeon of Sawai Man Singh Hospital and College Rajveer Arya was arrested by ACB...
  • ACB arrests electricity inspector for accepting bribe of Rs 6,000 April 10, 2014

    An assistant electricity inspector of power vigilance office was on Thursday arrested in a raid by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a client for settling bills at Bhiwadi in Alwar district of Rajasthan. An ACB spokesman said that during searches in the houses of...
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests electricity board official employee for taking bribe of Rs 22,000 March 19, 2014

    An assistant revenue official of the electricity distribution company, Jaipur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 22,000 in Baran district, an ACB official said. Rakesh Chauhan, who is posted in Shahbad office of JVVNL, had demanded bribe from one Saurabh Sharma...
  • 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 anti-corruption bureau (ACB) caught the three officers -- Deputy Superintendent of Police Manish Sharma, Inspector Dhoolji Meena and police outpost in-charge Prabhu Lal -- taking bribes in...
  • Sons of ex-CM PK Dhumal booked for alleged cheating, conspiracy in land scam October 4, 2013

    Tightening its noose on BJP MP Anurag Thakur and his brother Arun Singh, both sons of former Chief Minister PK Dhumal, Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau on  booked them for alleged cheating and conspiracy in a land case. The two were booked under various sections of the IPC and the Prevention...
  • Lawyer cries foul after Chamorshi police arrests him for 'obstructing govt work' August 26, 2013

    A Chandrapur-based lawyer was arrested for allegedly disrupting government work and threatening a police official at a police station in Gadchiroli district. According to Chamorshi police station incharge, lawyer Subir Roy of Chandrapur had come to the police station on August 24 with an anticipatory bail of his client and insisted...
  • Conviction rate of state employees in corruption cases has doubled: ACB official August 9, 2013

    The conviction rate in corruption cases against the employees of Rajasthan State Services has doubled from 30 per cent to 60 per cent in the last five years, a senior Anti Corruption Bureau official said on Friday. "In the first six months of this year, ACB has probed 347 cases of...
  • Anti Corruption Bureau arrests Banker for taking bribe to sanction loan August 3, 2013

    A bank manager was arrested on Saturday by the Anti Corruption Bureau for demanding bribe of Rs 17,000 to sanction a loan. In a complaint to the ACB, Bhanwar Singh of Delsar village in Jaisalmer alleged that Central Cooperative Bank manager Sajjan Singh Rathore demanded bribe of Rs 17,000 from his...
  • ACB sleuths arrest village head on charges of corruption July 30, 2013

    A sarpanch (village head) was on Tuesday arrested by the anti-corruption bureau for accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 in Nagaur district of the state. Ganesharam, sarpanch of Parewadi village, was held following complain by a contractor, who had accused him demanding bribe for clearing payments for the construction of a road, said Smita Srivastava, IG...
  • Rajasthan: Billionaire compounder of a government hospital arrested July 4, 2013

    Jaipur: A compounder at a government hospital, but a billionare, Mahesh Chandra Sharma was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in Jaipur for accepting a bribe. In a brief period of time Sharma amassed assets worth Rs 200 crore, which includes a hospital worth Rs 22 crore. Mahesh Chandra Sharma landed in...
  • ACB likely to submit report on phone tapping on Saturday June 15, 2013

    Shimla: The Himachal Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau is expected to submit its report On Saturday in the phone tapping case during the previous BJP government. "The probe has been completed and final report is being prepared for submitting it to the government," highly placed sources said. Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau...
  • Lockers of PWD engineer's wife yield Rs 57 lakh, gold May 9, 2013

    Nashik: Anti-Corruption 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...
  • ACB instructed to register case against RCA president February 15, 2013

    Jaipur: A Special Court in Udaipur has asked the Anti-Corruption 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...
  • ACB forwards documents against Tatkare, Bhujbal to ED October 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The Anti-Corruption Bureau has forwarded documents against Maharashtra ministers to the Enforcement Directorate. The ACB has submitted documents against senior NCP leader and Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare in the irrigation scam and against PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal in the Maharashtra Sadan case. The ACB has forwarded the documents to...
  • Maharashtra Sadan scam: ACB to probe Bhujbal September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: In a welcome step, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday allowed the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct probe against Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, who has been accused of irregularities in the awarding of the Maharashtra Sadan contracts. CNN-IBN had first reported on the matter whereby relatives of...
  • Cash for bail: ACB grills Bellary MLA for 3rd day August 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday continued questioning of Bellary MLA Gali Somashekhar Reddy, an accused in the cash-for-bail scandal involving his brother and jailed former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, for the third day in a row. Somashekhar Reddy, who is accused of "playing a key role in...
  • Powai land case: FIR filed against Hiranandani July 5, 2012

    Mumbai: In the Powai land allotment case, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered an FIR against top Mumbai builder Niranjan Hiranandani and IAS officer TC Benjamin for misuse of government agreement. A special court on Monday directed the ACB to inquire into a criminal complaint case filed against real estate...
  • Land scam: AP court summons TN governor Rosaiah June 18, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh anti-corruption bureau court on Monday issued summons to Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah in an alleged land allocation scam. It is alleged that Rosaiah as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister gave away 9.3 acres of government land to private parties flouting norms. The court rejected ACB report giving clean...
  • ACB strikes at liquor mafia in Andhra again June 7, 2012

    Hyderabad: After a brief lull, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday took liquor merchants across the state by surprise by raiding the offices and residences of several of them and arresting 20 persons. Some of the arrested were produced in the court, while the rest will be presented on Thursday. The...
  • Five Rajasthan doctors booked for corruption May 30, 2012

    Jaipur: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday booked five senior Rajasthan government doctors for granting recognition to the nursing colleges which did not have standard facilities for the students, officials said. The doctors are professors at the medical colleges in the state and had inspected these nursing colleges as designated members...
  • AP liquor scam: ex-IAS officer among 12 arrested April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested a retired District Collector and 11 others in connection with the liquor scam in Andhra Pradesh. N Nageshwar Rao, former Collector and District Magistrate of Khammam and others have been accused of not initiating any action on the cancellation of licenses of 16...
  • ACB registers more cases in AP liquor scam April 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered more cases in connection with the 'massive irregularities' being unearthed during its ongoing probe into the liquor auctions conducted in Andhra Pradesh. The agency has registered six more cases regarding the fraud (like traders having liquor licenses in name of PDS card holders), allegedly committed...
  • AP liquor scam: Probe team chief transferred April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Protests erupted in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday after the officer heading the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) probe team into the liquor scam in the state was transferred. Sources say that Director General of the ACB D Bhoobati applied for a long leave in protest against the transfer of Additional Director...