Category: Corruption

CBI search operation leads to seizure of huge cash, gold and silver biscuits

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided 20 different places in Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Guntur, Mumbai and Nagpur. The raid at the residence of a former Cotton Purchase Officer, Cotton Corporation of India Ltd, Warangal resulted in the recovery of Rs. 30 lakhs in cash, approximately 3 kg of gold

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Entry operators converting illegal cash into legitimate money: IT department slaps notices to AAP, Congress

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 11: Close on the heels of charges and allegations relating to donations received by Aam Aadmi Party, the Income Tax Department has initiated investigation into cheques issued by companies said to be acting as entry operators to convert illegal cash into legitimate money. Recently in Kolkata, investigation by the Income

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Black money stashed abroad, first list of 627 and now more names

Lalit Shastri The Indian Express today has published a list of names and amount deposited in their accounts in HSBC bank in Switzerland with the heading “The List: Who’s Who & How Much.” In October 2013, the central government had disclosed to Supreme Court names of three people, including a prominent industrialist, who were holding bank

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CBI arrests one wanted in a “false export documents” case

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 4: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a proclaimed offender in a “false export documents” case which allegedly resulted in a loss of approximately Rs. 4 crore to Government. CBI had registered a case on the allegation that 18 Duty Entitlement Pass Book (DEPB) scrips were obtained by some

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Selection of Chairperson and Members in Lokpal held up

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 3: After the applications have already been received, the selection of Chairperson and Members in Lokpal is held up as the process, which would include the constitution of the Search Committee by the Selection Committee and other steps, can can continue only after the Lokpal and Lokayuktas and other related law (Amendment)

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Senior IAS officer’s husband arrested in recruitment scam case

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Jan. 20: The Special task Force of Madhya Pradesh Police investigating and handling the huge MP Porefessional Examination Board (PEB) scam today arrested Amit Pandey, husband of a senior IAS officer borne on Madhya Pradesh cadre, after he was interrogated for over two hours at the STF headquarters in the State capital. One

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Transparency in Public Purchase

Lalit Shastri  Mostly the system remains shrouded and the government working remains under wraps as long as there is no disgruntled element, someone who has been rubbed the wrong way by his superiors or co-workers, who ends up spilling the beans. Even when that happens, the entire government machinery becomes a cohesive unit and officers

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