Misuse

  • Men, Mulayam and misuse of women-centric laws 14-04-2014 02:06 PM

    He didn't know me but he cried over the phone like a 10-year-old when he spoke to me. He said, "Didi my only mistake was being in a relationship with her for a year. My friends told me she has several other partners and I started distancing myself. Thus began...
  • Kishanhganj govt officer carrying fund misuse charges goes missing 04-12-2013 10:36 PM

    A Block Development Officer (BDO) went underground after an FIR was lodged on Wednesday against him in a case of defalcation of Rs 2 crore of a minority development programme fund in Bihar's Kisanganj district. The FIR was registered with the Sadar Police Station against BDO Thakurganj Peter Minj and...
  • HC stays registration of FIR against CM Sheila Dikshit 04-09-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed till September 19 trial court's order for registration of FIR against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged misuse of government funds in 2008 assembly polls. Justice Sunil Gaur, who had reserved the order Tuesday on the Delhi Government's plea seeking quashing of...
  • Bill in Rajya Sabha to expand definition of bribery 20-08-2013 04:57 AM

    A bill which expands the definition of bribery by public servants to include seeking and accepting of bribe through intermediaries was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy. The...
  • West Bengal government to stop misuse of the beacons, hooters 17-08-2013 02:58 AM

    Steps would be taken by the West Bengal government against misuse of beacons and hooters, which has also been directed by the Supreme Court. "We must stop misuse of red beacons and hooters by those who are not entitled to them. The Supreme Court also has a directive on the...
  • BJP discusses 'aggressive' campaign against UPA 05-07-2013 01:44 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP parliamentary board on Thursday discussed steps to launch an "aggressive" campaign, on "war-footing" against the UPA government for the coming assembly and Lok Sabha polls while expressing concern over the government using CBI as "a political tool". In the first meeting of the parliamentary board after...
  • Punjab Police officer suspended for misusing personnel 29-06-2013 04:33 AM

    Chandigarh: A senior officer of the Punjab Police was on Friday suspended from duty after being caught misusing police personnel and vehicles for construction work at his private farmhouse in Jalandhar district, police said. Punjab Police chief has placed Kulwinder Singh, commandant 80th Battalion of the Punjab Armed Police (PAP)...
  • Delhi BJP leaders meet Pranab, demand sacking of Sheila Dikshit 26-05-2013 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP leaders on Sunday met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded dismissal of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the wake of the Lokayukta indicting her for allegedly misusing public funds on an advertisement campaign ahead of assembly polls in 2008. Delhi BJP MLAs, led by VK Malhotra, submitted...
  • Lokayukta indictment: BJP demands criminal action against Sheila 24-05-2013 12:26 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday demanded initiation of criminal proceedings against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly misusing public funds on an advertisement campaign to get political mileage ahead of last Assembly polls. "We demand registering a criminal case against the Delhi CM for misusing the hard-earned money...
  • Funds misuse: Congress rallies behind Sheila Dikshit 23-05-2013 09:06 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was pulled up by the state Lokayukta for misusing public funds on government advertisements before the 2008 election. ...
  • Ask Delhi CM to pay Rs 11 cr to the exchequer: Lokayukta to President 23-05-2013 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: In a blow for Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the state Lokayukta has indicted the Delhi government and the Chief Minister for misusing public funds worth Rs 22 crore for an advertising blitz during the 2008 election. The Lokayukta has now appealed to the President to ask Dikshit...
  • Girls' arrest: Sibal blames enforcement agencies, not the law 20-11-2012 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: The arrest of two girls in Maharashtra for a Facebook post in which they criticised the closure of Mumbai over Bal Thackeray's death has become a national talking point. The event has outraged people all over the country who are now looking for answers from the state as...
  • 16 officers booked for misuse of national emblem 08-12-2011 12:03 PM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ordered notices be issued to 16 Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service officers in West Bengal, asking why contempt proceedings should not be started against them for misuse or improper display of the national emblem. Acting on a petition by K. Dey,...
  • CJ Report on black-marketing of LPG cylinders 04-12-2011 12:13 AM

    CJ Samar Gupta reports from Alwar on the misuse of domestic LPG cylinders in the city, that leads to black-marketing. ...
  • Infosys in visa row; misuse by employees? 07-09-2011 07:31 AM

    In more embarrassment for Infosys, after two earlier complaints of visa misuse, now a third whistleblower complaint has also been filed. This is the third and potentially even more damaging whistleblower complaint against IT major Infosys by an HR department employee in the US. The email was to another HR...
  • Chidambaram didn't act to stop CWG scam: Aiyar 04-07-2011 01:08 PM

    New Delhi: After targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former Sports Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar has now dragged Home Minister P Chidambaram's name for failure to check the Commonwealth Games scam. Mani Shankar Aiyar has hit out at Chidambaram for not acting on the basis of his complaints against wasteful expenditure...
  • Want a solution to Pak diverting US aid: Antony 16-12-2010 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: India on Thursday said it will continue to take up the issue of Pakistan diverting American military aid against it with the US till the time there is a "final solution" to the problem. Defence Minister A K Antony said the past experience and track-record shows that instead...
  • CSIR drains taxpayers' money 19-08-2006 10:50 AM

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