Prevention

  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 13-04-2014 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident...
  • 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...
  • Anti-Communal Violence Bill deferred after uproar in Rajya Sabha 05-02-2014 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Prevention of Communal Violence Bill was deferred on Wednesday after a huge uproar when it was tabled in the Rajya Sabha. The Opposition questioned the legitimacy of the Bill on the grounds that the Bill will encroach on the rights of state governments and goes against 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...
  • 2009 fake currency case: NIA court gives life term to six convicts 30-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: All six convicts in the fake currency case have been awarded life sentence by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The six people - Abdul Shaikh, Mohammed Aizul, Ravi Dhiren Gosh Nooruddin Bari, Mohammed Samad and Aizul Shaikh - had been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of...
  • Madhu Koda case: Jharkhand ex-ministers' assets frozen 21-01-2014 05:49 PM

    A special PMLA court has frozen properties worth over Rs 5.8 crore belonging to Kamlesh Kumar Singh, former Jharkhand minister in the Madhu Koda cabinet, declaring them as proceeds of money laundering crime. The order has been issued while confirming a provisional attachment order of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) which...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai: 45 people held in bar raids; three girls rescued 25-12-2013 06:00 PM

    As many as 45 persons, including eight bar girls, were arrested and three girls rescued during separate raids on bars for alleged involvement in obscene activities. Acting on a tip off, a raid was conducted at Lakshdeep bar and restaurant on Gajdarbhandh road in Santa Cruz at around 11.40 PM...
  • India, Pak nuclear war could put 2 bln people at risk: Study 10-12-2013 02:16 PM

    Washington: A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would result in a global famine that could kill over two billion people a quarter of the world's population and end human civilisation, a study warned on Tuesday. "A nuclear war using only a fraction of existing arsenals would produce massive casualties...
  • 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...
  • Bihar goverment attaches property of 21 Maoists 03-12-2013 04:02 PM

    In a crackdown on Maoists, Bihar government has attached the property of 21 ultras, mostly in naxal-affected Aurangabad district, under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. A total of 39 cases were prepared by the state police headquarters for seizure of properties under the Act, out of which state government's go ahead...
  • 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)...
  • Bombay HC allows animal lover to keep 12 dogs in her flat 17-10-2013 05:21 PM

    In an interim relief to an animal lover, the Bombay High Court, on Thursday, ruled that she may be allowed to keep 12 dogs in her suburban Andheri flat until further orders. Hearing a petition filed by animal lover Durga Rai, a bench of Justices P V Hardas and P...
  • Sharad Yadav taken into preventive custody by UP police 17-09-2013 10:02 AM

    President Sharad Yadav on Monday said he was taken into preventive custody by Uttar Pradesh Police at Ghaziabad when he was on his way to Allahabad to participate in a meeting on reservation issue. Yadav said he had left New Delhi by Duronto Express. The Ghaziabad police had already intimated...
  • Aim for society free of child abuse: Dikshit 12-09-2013 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Thursday that everyone should aim for a society free of the exploitation and abuse of children, where sensitivity was high in these matters. "We must aspire for a society where there is no scope for any exploitation and abuse of children, and...
  • Odisha govt directs officials to prevent use of plastic flags 16-08-2013 08:46 PM

    In compliance with the order of Orissa High Court, the state government on Friday directed all authorities concerned to prevent use of National Flag made of plastic in conformity with the provisions as contained in the Flag Code of India, 2002, official sources said. The flag code provisions categorically said...
  • Ghaziabad sex racket: Police rectify mistake, let off 104 accused 11-08-2013 08:44 PM

    A day after more than 100 people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a sex racket, police on Sunday sought to rectify its mistake and said that only nine persons were involved in the offence. Police had booked 113 people, belonging to different parts of the country, under Prevention...
  • Rajasthan: Woman beaten up by relatives after being branded as a witch 03-08-2013 06:36 PM

    Jaipur: A tribal woman in Rajasthan was branded as a witch and beaten up by five of her relatives, against whom she filed a police complaint on Saturday. Hansa Devi, 47, a resident of Rohida village in Sirohi district, some 400 km from Jaipur, lodged a first information report (FIR)...
  • Exercise and low cholesterol diet is good for heart: Dr Pavan Kumar 10-07-2013 05:37 PM

    Dr Pavan Kumar, head of the department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Dr Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, also heads the Telemedicine Centre at the hospital, the largest in western India. He joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the prevention and treatment of heart diseases, cardiac surgeries and telemedicine. Q. Cardiac surgeries...
  • Diarrhoea is life threatening for children under 2 years: Dr NK Arora 23-05-2013 04:40 PM

    A landmark study published in 'The Lancet' pinpoints rotavirus as the major cause of diarrhoeal disease among Indian children. The findings can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrhoeal diseases which globally claim the lives of 800,000 children every year. Dr NK Arora, executive director, The Inclen Trust, joined IBNLive...
  • Reported cases of economic crimes just 'tip of iceberg': ED 01-05-2013 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate may have seized assets worth Rs 2,357 crore in 2012-13, a seven fold increase from previous fiscal, but it sees the cases of money laundering, forex violations and other economic offences probed by it as just the "tip of the iceberg". The ED has stepped up...
  • 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...