Irregularities

  • Opposition demands CBI probe into ration card scam July 25, 2014

    The main opposition Congress on Thursday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged irregularities in the issuance of rations cards in the state. During a discussion in the Assembly, Congress MLAs alleged that the BJP government in the state had issued a large number of...
  • Government orders probe into irregularities on Delhi-Jaipur highway June 22, 2014

    The government on Saturday ordered a probe into alleged irregularities on Delhi-Jaipur highway following a surprise inspection by Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Krishan Pal. It also asked Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) to come out with a report by July 10. Besides, it announced that the Rs...
  • Students allege irregularities in Rajasthan Pre Medical Test June 7, 2014

    Several students who took Rajasthan Pre Medical Test (RPMT) expressed their dissatisfaction today with the marking methodology, alleging that the formula led to several discrepancies in the final result. The examination authorities, however, refuted the allegation and insisted that the marking methodology was absolutely transparent. The authorities also rejected any possibility...
  • 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...
  • Harish Rawat suspends PWD engineer for financial irregularities February 18, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday suspended an executive engineer of the Public Works Department for financial irregularities, and ordered a departmental inquiry into the matter. Executive engineer Badlu Ram was suspended with immediate effect, according to an official release. On complaints that Ram, when posted in Pithoragarh, misused his...
  • 3 government officers suspended for irregularities February 10, 2014

    Three government employees have been suspended for irregularities in the implementation of development works in Shahpur development block of Betul district. An official release said that during his Betul visit, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had expressed displeasure at indifference in implementation of development works. Subsequently, assistant engineer Chain Singh Raghuvanshi, Assistant...
  • AG finds irregularities worth crores in Naxal-hit Bastar January 28, 2014

    Various alleged administrative and financial irregularities worth crores have been pointed out in execution of development works in worst Naxal-hit Bastar district of Chhattisgarh by state Accountant General. In its sample inspection, AG officials found that works worth over Rs 14 crore under Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) were pending in...
  • Irregularities reported in MGNREGA implementation January 5, 2014

    Slow pace of development work resulting in blockage of over Rs 8 crore and alleged irregularities in implementation of MGNREGA through payment of excess wages to labourers have been noticed in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district. As against 865 works sanctioned under 13th Finance Commission, only 391 works were completed and against allotment of Rs 16.20 crore, expenditure of...
  • CBI, other bodies to take action against NSEL: Chidambaram September 26, 2013

    The government on Thursday said the CBI, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the Forward Markets Commission will take action against the National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL), which was an unregulated entity and violated norms from day one. "The Mayaram panel report has suggested that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),...
  • CBI raids residence, office of deputy chief security officer of AIIMS September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted raids at the residence and office of Deputy chief security officer of AIIMS in connection with alleged irregularities in purchase of security equipment. The CBI has also conducted a raid at a private security company in connection with the case. More...
  • No favour to any party in Vadra-DLF deals: Hooda August 10, 2013

    Rohtak: With IAS officer Ashok Khemka questioning the role Haryana's Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) in Robert Vadra-DLF land deals, state Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Saturday his government had not done any favour to any party. "We have not done any favour to any party. The...
  • Congress to expose Odisha's rice subsidy scheme July 3, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The Congress' Odisha unit on Tuesday said it will launch a state wide campaign from July 11 against the Biju Janata Dal government over the "irregularities" in the subsidized rice scheme in the state. Party unit president Jayadeb Jena said the Naveen Patnaik government has claimed to be providing 25...
  • CBI files case against Airbus, 7 officers of IA March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has booked Airbus along with seven officials of erstwhile Indian Airlines for alleged irregularities in over Rs 8,000-crore deal for supplying 43 aircraft to the erstwhile carrier in 2005. CBI sources said the agency has booked French company Airbus Industries and seven officials...
  • Kejriwal alleges irregularities in Delhi Jal Board February 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Admi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday persisted with his attack on Delhi government for the second successive day, accusing it of irregularities in Delhi Jal Board and effecting 18-fold hike in the water tariff in last nine years. "Our water bill, which was Rs 74 nine...
  • IPL: ED questions Shah Rukh Khan November 8, 2011

    Mumbai: Kolkata Knight Riders owner and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was on Saturday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Indian Premier League. Shah Rukh, who owns the KKR IPL team, was quizzed by the ED for over six hours. "Shah Rukh appeared before us on Saturday and we...
  • Sai wealth under scanner, trust to clear the air June 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Hit by charges of financial irregularities, the Sathya Sai Baba Trust at Puttaparthi has decided to air its version. Under pressure over charges of financial irregularities and the Rs 35 lakh cash haul, the Sathya Sai trust has denies any wrongdoing and says it will make its side of...
  • Mitra accuses LF govt of financial mismanagement May 31, 2011

    Kolkata: West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Tuesday accused the previous Left Front government of gross financial mismanagement putting the state on the brink of insolvency. Addressing his maiden news conference after assuming charge, Mitra said accumulated liabilities from November, 2010, till March, 2011 stood at Rs 3,500 crore as...
  • CSD irregularities: PAC grills Army, IAF chiefs January 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The chiefs of the Army and Air Force as well as the vice chief of the Navy were on Wednesday questioned by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over alleged irregularities in defence-run canteens as pointed out by the government auditor last year. This is the first time that the...
  • Ticketing fiasco hits Games; PMO orders probe October 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games has found itself in the way of controversy yet again. Sources told CNN-IBN that the Prime Minister’s Office is concerned about the CWG ticketing fiasco and has now ordered a probe. The investigation will be carried out by the cabinet secretary and will look into...
  • CWG can of worms: Rs 8000 to hire one chair August 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Just over two months to the Commonwealth Games and it's not just the mess on the roads Delhi is dealing with. The Games Organising Committee has awarded contracts to hire equipment at unheard of rates. Treadmills are being hired for nearly 10 lakh rupees and fridges for officials for...
  • Amar Singh threatens to lodge FIR, expose Mayawati October 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Stung by the FIR filed against him for alleged financial fraud, Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Friday said he will file a criminal defamation case against Uttar Pradesh government and Chief Minister Mayawati. "I will file a criminal defamation case against the Uttar Pradesh government and Chief Minister...
  • The boss is cheating the firm June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Where would you find the biggest frauds in India? On the streets? Behind the wheel in an autorickshaw? Or in a government office? None of these places. A recent survey says the biggest fraudsters in India are the ones in the boardroom. Stealing from their own company in millions....
  • Look, who is cheating your firm June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: A typical fraudster is male, between 36 and 55 years old, typically works in the financial department, and commits the deed alone. These are some of the findings from the “Profile of a Fraudster Survey 2007” conducted by KPMG, a worldwide leading network of audit and advisory services firms. The...
  • Monsanto in trouble over herbicide price June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: US biotech giant Monsanto is heading for fresh trouble. Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission’s (MRTPC) investigative arm Director General of Investigation and Registration (DGIR) has recommended an inquiry against its subsidiary Monsanto India Ltd for selling herbicides at high prices. In its preliminary report, the DGIR has found...