Category Archives: Corruption

Counter Terrorism brings millions of fortune to CRPF top brass

Patna: The Inspector General of the CRPF in Bihar, Pushkar Singh, who is also the nodal officer to look after the deployment of the Central Para Military Force for the parliamentary election in Bihar, and nine other top officials were

Army officer arrested on corruption charges

Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday arrested an Indian Army colonel from Bathinda cantonment in Punjab for accepting a bribe from a contractor, officials said.  CBI Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mahesh Aggarwal told IANS here

Rs 30 lakh cash found in cop’s bank locker

VADODARA: Tainted cop JJ Sarvaiya may face more trouble as the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) sleuths have found huge amount of cash stashed in a bank’s locker hired by his wife. ACB officials on Friday found cash worth Rs 30 lakh

Weapon Deal with Israel worth 600 crore commission

New Delhi: Twenty-two years after Rajiv Gandhi courted ignominy by claiming no commissions were paid in the Bofors howitzer deal with Sweden – when, in fact, they were – the UPA government headed by Manmohan Singh seems headed in the

India : 85th on Global Corruption Index

India’s Central Vigilance Commission has taken umbrage at a recent report of the Transparency International the global corruption tracking watch dog. Transparency International has downgraded India’s ranking from 72 to 85 in the list of world’s corruption-plagued countries. That has

Corruption among judges will be dealt with

NEW DELHI: The Centre is planning to have statutory provisions to deal with cases of corruption and misconduct involving judges, Law Minister H.R. Bhardwaj said on Tuesday.

Award winning Police Official suspended in Rs.140 mn airline ticket scam

Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Revelations about a Rs.140 million (Rs. 14 crores, $3 million) online air ticket scam have just got murkier with the Mumbai Police stumbling upon the alleged involvement of a decorated police official. Assistant Inspector Tushar Kadam,

Property worth crores unearthed from Income Tax Officer

IANS, Feb 16, 2007 HYDERABAD: The CBI has unearthed documents of properties worth crores of rupees from the residences of Income Tax Commissioner (Appeals) K Hari Prasad, who is currently posted in Kolkata. CBI sources on Thursday said simultaneous raids

Most judges honest: CJI

Shekar Iyer, Hindustan Times , New Delhi, February 4, 2007 The Chief Justice of India (CJI) has denied there is widespread corruption in the higher judiciary. Only a few judges face charges of impropriety, Justice KG Balakrishnan has said in

US judge detains former UN official from India in bribery case

Reuters, Friday, 2 February 2007 NEW YORK: A federal judge revoked the bail of a former UN purchasing official charged with steering more than $US50 million ($NZ74.29 million) in contracts to Indian firms, deeming him a risk to flee the