Benami

  • Opposition slams government for inaction on Adarsh Commission report March 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Opposition BJP legislators slammed the state government over its "inaction" on the Adarsh Commission report, saying the government was trying to save a former chief minister involved in the housing scam. BJP MLC Ashish Shelar, who demanded a debate under Rule 289 in the Council, said the government was biased...
  • SC notice to Centre on PIL seeking removal of Balakrishnan as NHRC chief August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking the removal of former CJI KG Balakrishanan as the NHRC Chairperson for his alleged misconduct during his tenure as the Chief Justice of India and purchase of benami properties. "At this stage, we are...
  • Documents show Robert Vadra bought land using a 'fictitious' cheque August 21, 2013

    Chandigarh: Days after Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka's claims, CNN-IBN has accessed documents that reveal that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra did buy land from Omkareshwar properties using a 'fictitious' cheque. Documents accessed by CNN-IBN show IAS officer Ashok Khemka claimed in his response to a Haryana government...
  • Will expose owners of Adarsh benami flats: Digvijaya October 28, 2012

    Indore: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said he would soon expose "real owners" who are allegedly holding benami flats in controversial Adarsh building. Adarsh, the 31-storey highrise in south Mumbai, became the centre of controversy following allegations that ineligible persons, including politicians and bureaucrats among others, had got...
  • FTN: Are benami transactions bedrock of electoral politics? September 11, 2012

    An exhaustive survey done by association for democratic reforms which shows how political parties are consistently increasing their wealth. ...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI shifts focus on benami property July 5, 2012

    Mumbai: After chargesheeting 13 accused in Adarsh Housing Society scam, CBI is now shifting its focus on 'benami' owners of flats and the agency claimed the name of a senior politician had surfaced. Sources said an extensive probe has been conducted into the case and certain details have been shared with...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI submits affidavit in Bombay HC June 5, 2012

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday submitted an affidavit on the Adarsh Housing Society scam to the Bombay High Court, saying it is thoroughly probing allegations made in a PIL against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, Cabinet Minister for Power Sushil Kumar Shinde and others. The investigative...
  • MP benami land deal: BJP MP must quit, says Congress April 7, 2012

    Congress leader Ajay Singh said on Saturday that BJP MP Narottam Mishra must quit over his involvement in the MP benami land deal case. ...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI arrests former Major General March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested retired Major General AR Kumar in Hyderabad in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. AR Kumar will be produced at a CBI court in Hyderabad. A transit warrant will be obtained and will be produced in the court on Thursday...
  • Many Adarsh Housing Society flats 'benami', CBI admits February 29, 2012

    The CBI will file a detailed affidavit on the ownership of the flats on March 12. ...
  • Naidu owns 320 acres of land in benami: TRS February 28, 2012

    HYDERABAD: Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrasekhara Rao, who has been belching fire and brimstone at Telugu Desam president N Chandrababu Naidu, has come out with "documentary evidence" that the TDP leader is in benami possession of 320 acres of land in Nellore district."Of that extent, 17 acres of land...
  • Tibetan leader Karmapa linked to China January 29, 2011

    New Delhi: One of the most revered places for Tibetans and Buddhists across the world now caught in a criss-crossing web of Hawala, Benami land deal and worse still of furthering Chinese interest on Indian soil. The 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorjee stands accused of being a Chinese plant. Central government...
  • Raju diverted Satyam funds to buy 147 benami firms January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: In a crucial breakthrough in the Satyam case, the CID now has details of Raju's alleged benami land transactions. The CID allegedly got a confession out of V Gopala Krishna Raju, a trusted aide of the now infamous Raju family. Reports suggest that G K Raju also handled B Ramalinga...