Category: Corruption

Sasikala surrenders, lodged in Bengaluru jail

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bengaluru: A day after the Supreme Court upheld her conviction in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK chief V K Sasikala today surrendered before a trial court here and was sent to jail. Sasikala turned up before special court judge Ashwathnarayana after the Supreme Court earlier in the day rejected her plea for more

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Dispelling the ‘chalta hai’ myth on Political Funding in India

Exclusive Column: Thinking Beyond Anoop Swarup All political parties in India shout from roof tops against black money but they become one and use every pretext to thwart or delay reforms when it comes to ensuring transparency in electoral funding. The headline roars into the collective and conscious will of the people of India. Almost

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Rahul Gandhi hurls allegation of corruption against Modi

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has alleged that he has details about “personal corruption” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress leader was addressing media-persons, along with leaders of several Opposition parties in the Parliament premises after the Lok Sabha was adjourned for today. This sensational allegation comes close on the heels of

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CBI arrests former Air Chief S.P. Tyagi in Agustawestland chopper case

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation today arrested former Chief of Air Staff S.P. Tyagi, his Cousin and an Advocate/Consultant in an on-going investigation relating to alleged irregularities in the procurement of 12 AgustaWestland AW-101 VVIP/VIP Helicopters from a UK based private company. A case was registered on 12 March 2013 under

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Income Tax raids in Chennai: Those linked to ruling party top brass hoarding black money in new ₹ 2000 notes

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: Income Tax search and seizure operation was continuing this evening in the offices and residence of some persons, few of whom are said to be friends of Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam and another State minister. According to available information 127 kg gold in 1 kg bars, ₹ 96 crore in old

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Two year Rigorous Imprisonment to retired IAS officer K Suresh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: The Special Judge for CBI Cases, here has convicted K.Suresh, IAS., former Chairman of Chennai Port Trust and ex- Principal Secretary General Administration Department, Government if Madhya Pradesh, and sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.10000. CBI had registered a case on the allegations that Suresh while

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AAP confronts Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on “payout documents”

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is in the midst of a raging controversy over documents said to have been recovered by the Income Tax Department during raids conducted earlier on Sahara Group that point to alleged payment of Rs. 10 lakh to “MP CM” in two installment on 29 September and

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Modi wages war against corruption: ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000 notes will cease to be legal tender from midnight tonight

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today waged a war against the yield of corruption and black money by announcing his government’s decision to declare that notes of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000 denomination will not be a legal tender from midnight tonight. Addressing the nation, Modi announced the game changing move to wipe

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CBI arrests Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limited in a bribery case

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limited posted at Murpar in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 5000 from a complainant. A case was registered against the Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limitedunder Section 7 of Prevention of

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CBI registers case in US $ 210 Million Embraer deal

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against some unidentified officials of Ministry of Defence and Research and Development Organisation (DRDO); a Brazilian aerospace company and its officials; a Singapore based firm and some individuals yet to be identified on charges of corruption linked with the procurement of three modified Embraer

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Income Declaration Scheme 2016 unearths Rs.65250 crore of Undeclared Income and Assets

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 has helped in unearthing Rs.65250 crore of undeclared income and assets. In all there were 64275 declarations filed under IDS-2016 up to the midnight of 30 September 2016. The Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 came into effect from 1 June 2016. It provided an opportunity to persons

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3-year Rigorous Imprisonment to a former Assistant Labour Commissioner in a bribery case

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Special Judge for CBI Cases at Dhanbad in Jharkhand has convicted Anil Kumar Singh, the former Assistant Labour Commissioner (Central) at Dhanbad and sentenced him to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 15000 in a bribery case. CBI had registered a case on 22 May 2002

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Bureaucracy bashing has become part of our culture: Manoj Shrivastava

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: “We are witnessing an unending game of smoke and mirrors. Bureaucracy bashing has become part of our culture and as a result the public servants are losing their capacity to take decisions. Young and idealist officers are going through torture and trauma and are finding themselves in the grip of insecurity.” This

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MP Governor Ramnaresh Yadav retires under VYAPAM’s shadow

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ramnaresh Yadav, tainted by the VYAPAM scam, was given the “Guard of Honour” by the police team at Raj Bhavan today on completion of his five year term and was seen off at the airport by State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, his wife Sadhna Singh, former Chief Minister

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