Prevention Of Corruption Act

  • BJP not interested in halting corruption: Narayanasamy 03-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Chennai: Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday charged the BJP with not being interested in halting corruption as it had not supported the passage of an amendment Bill to the Prevention of Corruption Act in Parliament. "As the principal opposition party, the BJP should have supported the anti-corruption [amendment] bill,...
  • Lokayukta police files charge sheet against IAS couple facing corruption charges 22-02-2014 10:39 AM

    The Lokayukta police on Saturday filed a 6500-pages long charge sheet against suspended IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi, accused of amassing assets worth Rs 41 crore. The Joshis are facing cases for disproportionate assets under the Prevention of Corruption Act and Indian Penal Code. Apart from the Joshis, the...
  • Government advocate accepts bribe from rape accused, caught red-handed 21-02-2014 09:32 AM

    A government advocate was caught by the Lokayukta sleuths on Thursday for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 from a rape accused for absolving him from the charge in the court. Additional Government Prosecutor (AGP) Sambhajirao Gavde had demanded Rs 25,000 from the accused, Dilip Choudhary, Lokayukta sources said. Choudhry,...
  • Samastipur block development officer's house raided over disproportionate assets 20-02-2014 07:29 PM

    The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of police conducted a raid at the house of a Bihar government official over his disproportionate assets, an official said on Thursday. The EOU team raided the house of Ishwar Dayal, block development officer (BDO) of Mohiuddin Nagar in Samastipur district on Wednesday and seized...
  • The Last Word: Is Kejriwal's charge in gas pricing wrong? 12-02-2014 09:10 PM

    The Anti-Corruption Bureau of Delhi government has registered an FIR on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's complaint on gas pricing. No individual has been named in the FIR even as Kejriwal's complaint mentions Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani and Union Minister Murli Deora and Verappa Moily. The FIR has been...
  • Bring commercial bodies under anti-corruption act: Parliamentary panel 06-02-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: The parliamentary standing committee on Personnel has recommended that commercial organisations should be brought under the ambit of the Prevention of Corruption Act. As per the recommendation, the person in charge of the organisation should be held accountable for all acts of corruption by employees and agents. The...
  • CBI flags off issues in amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act 31-01-2014 09:08 PM

    New Delhi: As the country heads towards general elections and with every political party making corruption a big issue, the government's proposed amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act of 1988 have come under serious scrutiny of the Central Bureau of Investigation. Even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has...
  • Adarsh Scam: Setback for Ashok Chavan, court rejects CBI's plea to drop name as accused 19-01-2014 12:01 AM

    In a setback to Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, a special court in Mumbai on Saturday rejected the CBI's plea to drop his name from the list of accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam case. "The CBI's plea stands rejected," judge SG Dighe said, dismissing the plea and...
  • Head constable caught red handed while accepting Rs 5000 bribe 28-12-2013 10:36 AM

    Lokayukta police caught a head constable red handed while he accepted a bribe of Rs 3000 from a person, after threatening him that he would be implicated in a bike theft case, official sources said. Head constable Mahesh Jaat posted at Pithampur police station in the neighbouring Dhar district had...
  • Maharashtra police seeks permission to prosecute Congress leader 03-12-2013 11:30 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai police has sought sanction of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Dilip Walse-Patil to prosecute senior Congress leader Kripashankar Singh under the Prevention of Corruption Act in connection with a disproportionate assets case against him. A letter seeking the Speaker's nod to prosecute Singh, MLA from Kalina and a former Mumbai...
  • Tehsildar caught accepting Rs 5 lakh bribe in Thane 29-10-2013 01:50 PM

    Thane: A tehsildar was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs five lakhs from a person in Thane, the Anti Corruption Bureau said. Karjat tehsilar Uvraj Bhanger had allegedly demanded Rs 10 lakhs from a person, Vinit Shirmade, who was involved in some excavation work, Thane Range DSP (ACB)...
  • No Cabinet consensus on new mechanism to appoint judges 18-04-2013 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday did not take up for consideration the much-anticipated proposal to establish a new mechanism giving a say to the government in appointment of judges to the higher judiciary. The Cabinet was expected to take up the proposal that envisages replacing the present collegium...
  • Spouse of corrupt official equally guilty: Bombay HC 09-04-2008 10:56 AM

    Perth: Indian pace spearhead Zaheer Khan on Tuesday came down hard on Brad Haddin for calling India a fragile team, saying the Australian wicketkeeper should work on improving his own fragile show behind the stumps instead of trying to score psychological points over the visitors. Haddin needs to worry about...