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  • Decision on LoP in Lok Sabha based on rules: Sumitra Mahajan August 23, 2014

    A day after the Supreme Court questioned the government over the absence of a Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has defended herself, saying the decision was based on rules. She added that the apex court had made no observation against her. ...
  • SC decision to restore bipartisan spirit of democracy: Ghulam Nabi Azad August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday termed as "landmark" the Supreme Court's decision to go into the issue of interpreting the provision of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, saying it will help restore the bipartisan spirit of Indian democracy. The SC's observations yesterday, he said, is...
  • Give department-wise details of whistleblowers complaints: CIC to CVC August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The department-wise details of whistleblowers' complaints of corruption in government departments can be made public, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has held. Exercising his Right to Information, Venkatesh Nayak had sought from Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) details of complaints against government servants received under the Public Interest Disclosure and...
  • SC refuses to fix timeframe for probe under Whistleblower Act August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea for fixing a time period for CVC and other authorities to complete probe on a complaint filed under the Whistleblower Act but asked the Centre to look into the issue "expeditiously" if representation is made to it. A bench...
  • SC notice to Centre for appointing CVC on line of Lokpal August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a petition for making the appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)and Vigilance Commissioners (VCs) more transparent by seeking applications through public advertisement on the lines of Lokpal. A bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha sought response from...
  • Coalgate: SC appoints Special Judge, SPP for coalgate July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday appointed Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar to preside over the Special Court set up for exclusively holding trial in cases of coal block allocation scam and named senior advocate RS Cheema as Special Public Prosecutor to conduct prosecution of the high and mighty...
  • Coalgate: CBI registers 2 fresh cases July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Thursday registered two fresh cases in coal blocks allocation scam against two firms in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh following a direction from the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). CBI had earlier decided to close the case against these two companies but on orders from the Supreme Court, the...
  • Congress denunciates Lok Sabha Speaker over LoP issue July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian National Congress is busy mounting pressure on the Lok Sabha Speaker over the Leader of Opposition (LoP) issue. Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said, "How can the government manage the next five years without a LoP? It is an embarrassment to the Speaker and...
  • In LoP absence, government starts CVC appointment process July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: While Lok Sabha Speaker is yet to decide on Leader of Opposition (LoP), the Centre on Monday went ahead with the process of appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and sought nominations of eligible candidates from all secretaries. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT)...
  • CBI to register 14 new cases in coal scam July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has decided to file 14 new cases related to the coal block allocation scam after Central Vigilance Commission rejected the agency's recommendation to close probe in them. Highly placed sources said that the CBI has recommended closure investigations in the allocation of 64 blocks...
  • Coal scam: CBI likely to file five new cases after CVC recommendation July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to file five fresh cases in the coal block allocation scam after suggestions from the Central Vigilance Commission(CVC) which stopped the agency from closing its investigation into these allocations. On the orders of the Supreme Court, CBI sources said, the agency has sent files to...
  • Bernie Ecclestone says he could bid to buy back Formula One July 5, 2014

    Silverstone: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has raised the possibility of making a multi-billion dollar bid to buy back the sport's commercial rights from owners CVC Capital Partners. "It is possible, although one or two other companies are interested and I would not enter an auction," the 83-year-old, who is on...
  • Centre, Tamil Nadu lock horns over Ramasundram's appointment to CBI May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In election season, the political battle is not just being played out on the streets but also between the politicians and the bureaucrats. Just as the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister suspended IPS officer Archana Ramasundram for taking charge as the CBI Additional Director without clearance from the state,...
  • TN suspends IPS officer after she joins CBI as Additional Director May 9, 2014

    New Delhi/Chennai: In an embarrassing turn of events for the Centre, the Tamil Nadu government suspended senior IPS officer Archana Ramasundaram who on Thursday took charge as CBI's first woman Additional Director . The central vigilance commission had recommended the name of West Bengal cadre IPS officer RK Pachnanda for...
  • Coal scam: CBI director writes to SC, says charges against him wrong May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming allegations against him as false, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Ranjit Sinha has filed a secret note in the Supreme Court saying that all cases closed by the CBI may be scrutinised by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). This comes even as the apex court on Thursday...
  • Coal scam: SC asks CVC to scrutinise 24 files May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to scrutinise files pertaining to 24 coal scam cases in which the CBI has concluded the investigation. The top court has asked the CVC to file a report on these cases to it. The apex court also asked...
  • Formula One boss Ecclestone goes on trial in Germany April 24, 2014

    Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery in Germany on Thursday in a case that could see the Briton's long dominance of the motor sport ended by a jail sentence. Prosecutors in Munich have charged Ecclestone, 83, with bribing jailed German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky to smooth the...
  • CBI need to be transparent; should be under RTI Act: Former VC April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Advocating for bringing CBI under purview of RTI Act, former Vigilance Commissioner R Srikumar on Wednesday said the probe agency will never get "hurt" by revealing the truth it gathered in its probe and should win heart of the people by opening itself for public scrutiny. "The CBI got...
  • CVC pleads SC to allow him to withdraw from coal scam cases April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: CVC Pradeep Kumar, who along with other two vigilance commissioners was asked by the Supreme Court to assist it in monitoring coal blocks allocation scam probe, on Monday pleaded for his withdrawal from the cases. The Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) submitted before a bench headed by Justice RM...
  • A Billion Votes: Third Front is 'Congress Bachao Front', says Modi February 11, 2014

    While addressing a rally in Odisha, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said, "It is time to give a befitting reply to the Third Front who have been spoiling the states, there are 11 such parties , 9 of them are supporting Congress and in elections they separate their ways...
  • Centre violated rules in appointing CBI official: SC lawyer February 11, 2014

    Supreme Court lawyer KK venugopal said that recent controversy over appointment of Additional Director of CBI has started because government is loath to give up its appointment power. Law clearly says CVC after consulting director will recommend name, central government after receiving the name, should issue appointment order for the...
  • Govt appoints CBI official, but PM says gave autonomy to agency February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN reported on the UPA government appointing a top CBI official in violation of the norms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh defended the move. The Prime Minister said it is justified and that the political executive should have superintendence over agencies and added that his government...
  • Political executives need to supervise agencies: PM February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: At a time when the Prime Minister's Office is facing criticism from Opposition for flouting rules in the appointment of a CBI Additional Director, Dr Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday that in a democracy political executive needs some superintendence over agencies. Speaking at the CVC Golden Jubilee Celebrations, the...
  • BJP to target Centre in Parliament over CBI appointments February 11, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is not ready to let Congress-led UPA breathe easy after CNN-IBN's expose showing that the PMO flouted rules and appointed CBI Additional Director as per its choice. The BJP raised the issue during parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday morning just hours before the commencement of Parliament. BJP...
  • CVC, Centre at loggerheads over appointment of CBI Additional Director February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The government and the Central Vigilance Commission are once again at loggerheads over a high profile appointment, this time in the CBI. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the CVC will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that it does not recognise the appointment of Archana Ramasundram as the CBI's...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: PMO under scanner for appointment of CBI Additional Director February 10, 2014

    A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name must be...
  • PMO appoints its choice as CBI Additional Director February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name...
  • Several 'inconsistencies' in new Lokpal Act, says CBI Director January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Will Lokpal have jurisdiction to conduct investigations abroad? This was the question asked by CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to the government as he sought clarification about various "inconsistencies" in the Act passed by Parliament recently. In his five-page letter to Personnel Department Secretary S K Sarkar, Sinha said Section...
  • Something went wrong in coal blocks allocation case: Centre to SC January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central government on Thursday admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong in the development and regulation of coal blocks. "Ideally coal block allocation should have been a consultative exercise with the state governments and it could have been done in a better way," said Attorney...