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Vol. XIII Issue no.55
Chennai, Jul 23 , 2017
Bar coding on Mono-carton to be effective from April 2015• ADD on Sodium Nitrite from EU imposed•Exports to Iran eligible for incentives• Rates of exchange notified effective August 8•Tariff values notified•ADD on PTA imposed
Supdt of Customs arrested in a case of bribery
New Delhi , September 17:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent of Customs in a case of bribery. According to a press release last week, CBI registered a case against a Superintendent of Customs, Postal Appraising Section, Videsh Dak Bhavan, Ballard Estate, M
Supdt of Service Tax sentenced on bribery charge
New Delhi, August 31:   The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Bangalore, Shri M.S. Biradar, has convicted M.A.Raghuraman, the then Superintendent of Service Tax, Commissionerate of Service Tax, Bangalore to undergo 1 ½ years simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs.10,000/- in a bribery case.
Five including Deputy Commissioner of Customs arrested
New Delhi , June 11:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Deputy Commissioner of Customs; an Appraiser, both of Custom Houses, Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust(JNPT), Nhavasheva(Maharashtra) and two collection Agents (private persons) in a bribery case of Rs.22,000/-. In a rel
Customs official jailed
Chennai, May 13:  The CBI on Saturday arrested a Customs official on corruption charges.  According to sources in the agency, a special team of the CBI’s Anti-Corruption Branch conducted a surprise check at the Sanco Container Freight Station (CFS) in Tiruvottiyur.  It was found
Joint Commissioner I-T held in bribery case
New Delhi, April 27:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, Raipur for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.15 Lakh and three others for offering the said bribe, according to a CBI release.  The allegations in the FIR are that an Income Ta
CBI files chargesheet against excise officer
Pune, April 26:   The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday filed a chargesheet against Krishnarao Bajirao Mahadik, the suspended superintendent of the office of the Director General of Central Excise and Customs (Intelligence), Pune, for allegedly accepting a bribe of over Rs 1.09
454 babus in dock over non-filing of IPRs
New Delhi, March 27:   Cracking the whip on officers, who have failed to declare their immovable property, the Centre has recommended "appropriate action" against 454 Class 'A' officers, including eight joint secretaries and 44 directors, that may not only delay their promotion but also in
Service tax officer held for taking Rs 15,000 bribe
Ahmedabad, March 5:   Anti-corruption bureau (ACB) sleuths have arrested an assistant commissioner of service tax Babu Solanki accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a businessman. ACB acted on a complaint lodged by Hardik Rao, a resident of Thaltej. Rao had rented his properties near Himalay
Court takes cognisance of chargesheet against excise officials
New Delhi, March 1:  Taking note of a CBI chargehseet indicting a central excise commissioner and four others in a corruption case involving alleged help to two businessmen in evading excise duty, a Delhi court ordered today four of them to appear before it tomorrow. Special CBI Judge Talwant
CBI files chargesheet against I-T Addl. Commissioner
New Delhi , January 20:   The Central Bureau of Investigation  Mumbai has filed a chargesheet against an Additional Commissioner of Income Tax (an IRS Officer of 1992 Batch); her husband (a Chemical Engineer & a businessman of Mumbai) and an Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax in a b
CBI registers a case against Chennai Customs officials
New Delhi , January 10:  The Central Bureau of Investigation had registered a case against officials of Chennai Customs and others U/s 120-B r/w 420 IPC and Sec. 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the allegation that during the period May-June, 2011, the Customs officia
Graft on the rise, politicians, police most corrupt: survey
New Delhi, December 22:   Seventy-four per cent Indians feel that the level of corruption in the country has gone up in the last three years and perceive politicians and police to be the most corrupt.  The survey, released by Transparency International, found that 64% Indians bribed
CVC penalises 130 government officials for alleged graft
New Delhi, December 16:   Central Vigilance Commission has penalised 130 government employees for their alleged involvement in corruption.    Of these, 29 were Syndicate Bank officials, nine each were from Canara Bank and Punjab National Bank, eight from State Bank of India, sev
India 95th among 183 countries in Corruption Perception Index
New Delhi, December 1:  India's image on tackling graft seems to have gone from bad to worse in the perception of people dealing with the system, with its rank slipping to a low 95 among 183 countries in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index (CPI). While the debate continues
CVC penalises over 200 officials for graft in September
New Delhi, November 16:  Over 200 government officials have been penalised for their alleged involvement in corruption by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) during September this year. Out of the total of 201 government employees, the highest number of 46 were from Central Board of Excise
I-T officer arrested by CBI in a bribery case
New Delhi, October 28:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax Officer and a Chartered Accountant for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 1.5 lakh from the complainant. A case was registered against an Income Tax Officer, Ward No.19(3)(1), Piramal Chamber, Pa
Call 1964 to get 24x7 helpline against graft
New Delhi, October 22:   Harassed by corrupt babus demanding bribe or delaying work? Aggrieved people will soon be able to seek help through a 24x7 toll-free number, 1964, to be made functional by the Central Vigilance Commission. According to the country's anti-corruption watchdog offici
Central Excise official held taking bribe
Indore, September 14:   CBI sleuths on Tuesday arrested a central excise official along with his tout on charges of taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a security agency at his office here. Central Excise audit superintendent R K Arya and his middleman Mahipal were arrested red handed, CBI o
RoC official, woman caught red handed by CBI
Chennai, September 7:  The sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation laid a trap and caught an official at the office of the Registrar of Companies (RoC) for accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 on Tuesday. They also arrested a woman, who had accepted the money on behalf of the official for regi
130 govt officials under CVC lens
New Delhi, August 5:  Nearly 130 officials from different government departments, including the Central Board of Excise and Customs and railways, have come under the lens of Central Vigilance Commission for alleged corruption. Of the total of 131 officials charged with irregularities, the highe
Customs officials convicted
Chennai, July 20:   Two Customs officials, who were trapped by officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a corruption case, were convicted and sentenced to two years' imprisonment by a special court here on Tuesday. According to a press release, Saravanakumar, Managing Dir
Babus may have to compensate for losses incurred on account of actions
New Delhi, July 13:   The government is considering making dishonest public servants compensate the nation for losses incurred on account of their actions. Corruption among public servants is currently treated as criminal offence under the country's anti-corruption laws, but there is no ci
Babus may have to compensate for losses incurred on account of actions
New Delhi, July 12:   The government is considering making dishonest public servants compensate the nation for losses incurred on account of their actions. Corruption among public servants is currently treated as criminal offence under the country's anti-corruption laws, but there is no ci
CBI files FIR against ex-DGH V.K. Sibal among others on graft charges
New Delhi, July 2:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against officials of the Directorate-General of Hydrocarbons (DGH), including its former chief, Mr V.K.Sibal, and other private persons under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Cor
Commercial Tax officials arrested for accepting bribe
Chennai, June 11:   Officers of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Friday arrested two officials of the commercial tax department here on charges of accepting bribe, a report in The Hindu said. The complainant Abubacker, owner of a pharmacy in Manali, had not filed
I-T official held in Rs 2.5L graft case
Ahmedabad, April 29:  The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials have arrested an Income Tax (I-T) official from Gandhidham for accepting bribe of Rs 2.5 lakh.  The arrest was effected on Wednesday on the basis of a complaint filed against I-T official Balkrishna Nair by Naveen Patel who r
Suspension of IAS couple extended
Bhopal, April 28:   The Madhya Pradesh government has extended the suspension of 1978 batch IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi, accused for amassing huge wealth, by another 180 days, official sources said here today. The government decided to extend the suspension period as the Nirmala Buch
CBI arrests an ITO for demanding bribe
New Delhi , April 10:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax Officer posted in Ward-1, Warangal (Andhra Pradesh) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.One Lakh from the complainant. A case was registered U/S 7 of PC Act, 1988 against the Income Tax Officer, Ward-1,
135 IAS, IPS babus on ACB radar
Hyderabad, April 10:   The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has stated that it has received more than 135 petitions were filed against all India service officers in the state in the last five years charging them with corruption. While 77 petitions pertain to IAS officers, the rest are to do w
Ex-IAS official in ACB trap
Hyderabad, April 7:   Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Wednesday conducted raids on the properties of retired IAS officer D S Murthy in the city. "Following a complaint from Murthy's brother-in-law Phanikar, who alleged to have told the ACB officials that Murthy had amassed huge wea
India among the most corrupt nations surveyed by PERC
Singapore, March 29:  India finds itself bracketed with countries like Philippines and Cambodia, rated as the fourth most corrupt nation among 16 countries of the Asia Pacific region surveyed by leading Hong Kong-based business consultancy firm PERC. The Political & Economic Risk Consu
CBI arrests a Dy. Registrar of Trade Marks (IP) in a DA case
New Delhi , March 8:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Dy. Registrar of Trade Marks, Intellectual Property, Chennai for possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of approx Rs. one crore. The Anti Corruption Branch of CBI, Chennai has registered a case against Dy. Regi
Ex-Excise officer held for graft
Chennai, February 12:  A former superintendent of Central Excise surrendered in court after the Madras High Court confirmed sentence in a case of corruption filed by CBI in 1996.  M. Devasahayam had been evading the law even after the High Court recently confirmed the sentence awarded to h
'Senior IRS official sought favours from agent under CBI probe'
Mumbai, February 7:  A senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) official who holds a sensitive post allegedly accepted favours from a clearing agent being investigated by the CBI. The IRS official asked the clearing agent, Manish Sangani, to arrange for a vehicle 13 times in the last year, an invest
Ex-Chairman, ChPT and 2 others in CBI net
Chennai, February 6:  The CBI, after conducting extensive raids in August 2009, had registered cases against Mr. K. Suresh, former Chairman of Chennai Port Trust and two others under Prevention of Corruption Act, for causing a loss of Rs.20 crore to the Port Trust by allegedly entering into a c
Two passport officials in CBI net for bribe
Hyderabad, February 3:   The CBI today arrested two officials of the Regional Passport Office here for allegedly taking Rs 4,000 as bribe.  Public Relations Officer K Vasant was caught by CBI's (Anti-Corruption Branch) sleuths when he was accepting the bribe from the complainant for p
CBI arrests a FCI Manager for accepting bribe
New Delhi, January 22:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Manager (House Keeping), Food Corporation of India, Raipur (Chhatisgarh) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/-.  Based on a complaint lodged by a Raipur-based Transport Contractor, a case was regi
CE officer caught taking Rs 1.09 cr bribe
Pune, January 9:   In the biggest ever recovery of a bribe amount by the CBI in the city, the superintendent of the office of the Director General of Central Excise and Custom (Intelligence), Pune regional unit, Krishna Mahadik, was arrested on Friday night for allegedly accepting a bribe
IT officer sent to CBI custody
Pune, January 5:   In a search operation conducted in an alleged graft case on Tuesday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recovered cash, fixed deposits and bank balance worth over Rs 1.15 crore from the residence of retired Income Tax Department officer Nazira Sayyed. The CBI on
Govt official in judicial custody for accepting bribe
Mumbai, January 5:   A special CBI court on Tuesday remanded in judicial custody the assistant charity commissioner who was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from a litigant for favours in a case. The accused, Anil Shingane, was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on D
CBI arrests two SC advocates on charges of bribery
New Delhi, December 21:   CBI has arrested two senior advocates of the Supreme Court for allegedly accepting bribe for granting affiliation to a Ghaziabad-based Law College. Rajendra Singh Rana and Manish Tyagi, who are senior lawyers at the apex court, were arrested from Pitampura in Nor
Departments sit over graft complaints against babus: CVC
New Delhi, December 21:   The CVC has voiced concern over central government departments delaying investigations in over 1,500 graft complaints sent to them by anti-corruption watchdog, with some of them pending for over three years. The highest of 117 complaints were related to Ministry
CVC launches site to expose corruption
New Delhi, December 12:   In a unique move, the Central Vigilance Commission has launched an exclusive Vig-Eye (an acronym for vigilance eye),which  provides a more user-friendly platform for interface between the CVC and the citizens who may have suffered at the hands of corrupt offi
India ninth-most corrupt country: Survey
New Delhi, December 10:  About 54% Indians paid a bribe in the past year, according to a global survey by Transparency International (TI), which pegs the extent of corruption in India at levels comparable with Cambodia, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Senegal, Uganda and Liberia. TI’s Global Corru
Irrigation dept AE in ACB net
Hyderabad, December 9:   Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) investigators on Wednesday conducted raids on the offices and properties of an assistant engineer in the Minor Irrigation department and unearthed alleged disproportionate assets worth over Rs 1.15 crore.  "The official value of th
Former APP gets two-year jail for taking bribe
Jaipur, December 7:   An Ajmer court has sentenced a former assistant public prosecutor to two-year imprisonment for taking a bribe. The session court judge also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Ashok Kumar Rahul, besides terminating him from service.  "Rahul, who was the APP-I at the c
Revenue inspector held for graft
Hyderabad, November 25:   Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Wednesday trapped Balanagar mandal revenue inspector (MRI) V Radhakishan Rao while allegedly accepting Rs 5,000 from M Lakshman Rao, a freelance journalist-cum-editor of devotional magazine `Alaya Darshini', for sending a fi
LIC Housing chief, senior bank officials arrested on graft charges
Mumbai, November 25:   The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested eight senior officials of banks and financial institutions on charges of taking bribes for sanctioning loans. The arrested officials are: Mr R.R. Nair, Director and Chief Executive, LIC Housing Finance; Mr Na
SC asks for list of pending cases to prosecute ‘corrupt' officials
New Delhi, November 23:   The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought from the Attorney-General, Mr G.E. Vahanvati, the list of cases where either an investigating agency or a citizen are awaiting Government sanction to prosecute “corrupt” public servants.  The apex court asked Mr
CBI arrests an Accounts Officer of Indian Oil in a bribery case
New Delhi, November 19:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Accounts Officer, Grade-II posted at Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Depot, Bilaspur (CG) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the complainant.  The complainant alleged in the complaint that the acc
Illegal assets worth several crores unearthed
Hyderabad, November 20:   Disproportionate assets worth several crores belonging to a senior government official of Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply in Ranga Reddy district were unearthed by the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) today. ACB officials conducted simultaneous searches at the of
India's illicit capital touches Rs.20 lakh crore
Washington, November 19:  Amid a surfeit of scams and swindles rocking India, a Washington-based financial watchdog has come out with a damning report that estimates India’s flight of illicit capital since Independence at a mind-boggling $462 billion (more than Rs.20 lakh crore).  &l
Official of NCB sentenced in a bribery case
New Delhi,  November 5:   The Special Judge for CBI cases Chandigarh has convicted Sh. Paramjit Singh, Constable of Narcotics Control Bureau Chandigarh and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years with fine of Rs. 5,000/- U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P.C. Act, 1988 in
AP municipal officer caught accepting 50,000 bribe
Hyderabad, October 29:   A top municipal officer from Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh was today caught red-handed by sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000. Bhongir Municipality Commissioner, L Balogi was trapped by the ACB at his residence in
India slips three places in global corruption rankings
New Delhi, October 27:  India has slipped to 87th spot in Transparency International's latest ranking of nations based on the level of corruption, with the global watchdog asserting that perceptions about corruption in the country increased in the wake of the scam-tainted Commonwealth Games. T
CVC recommends major penalty against 86 Officers
New Delhi, October 28:  The Central Vigilance Commission disposed of 1079 cases during September 2010 referred to it for advice. Of these, 755 complaints were sent for necessary action/ATR whereas 60 complaints were sent for investigation and report. No action was required on 154 complaints. T
Project Director of NHAI arrested for accepting bribe
New Delhi , October 22:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Project Director working in National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) Vellore (Tamil Nadu) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.One lakh from the complainant, a Toll collection contractor working at Sriperumbadur
ITO sentenced five year RI
New Delhi , 05-10-2010: The Special Judge, CBI cases, Jabalpur has convicted Shri Girish Agrawal, Income Tax Officer, O/o CIT, Jabalpur & Shri Man Mohan Dubey, Stenographer, O/o Sr.A.R. (ITAT), Income Tax Department, Indore for causing loss of Rs.24.32 lakhs to the Government. Shri Girish Agrawa
CBI files chargesheet against the then Member, CLB
New Delhi, October 5: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed chargesheet in the court of Special Judge, CBI, Patiala House, New Delhi against the then Member, Company Law Board; a Company Secretary (Pvt. Person) and four other private persons U/s 120-B IPC r/w Sec 7, 8, 9, 12 and 13(2) r/w
DRO arrested on graft charges
Sonepat, October 5:   A government employee has been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 here, police said today.  District Revenue Officer V S Batla was arrested yesterday on a complaint filed by a farmer, they said, adding a criminal case has been registered agains
CPWD Chief Engineer arrested for bribery
New Delhi, October 1:   CBI today arrested a CPWD Chief Engineer, responsible for ensuring flood-lighting work along the Indo-Bangla border, for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs one lakh for clearing work-related bills.  The officer, identified as Devinder Kumar Saxena, retired only yes
CBI arrests an I-T Inspector and a Rly Section Engineer in bribery case
New Delhi, September 20:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Inspector of Income Tax Jabalpur for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant.  The CBI registered a case u/s 7 of PC Act 1988 on the allegation that the accused demanded an il
CBI arrests a project officer of BCCL in a bribery case
New Delhi, September 16:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested a Project Officer working in Bharat Cokings Coal Ltd (BCCL) Kankani Mudidhih Colliery, Sijua Area-V, Dhanbad for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 4000/- from the complainant, the agency said in a release
Dy charity commissioner among two in ACB net
Bhuj, September 8:   The deputy charity commissioner (DCM) and the charity inspector of Kutch were arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 75,000 in Bhuj on Monday. Officials of anti-corruption bureau (ACB), Bhuj, caught the duo red-handed at Bahumali Bhavan office.  ACB officials said
Punjab joint secy held for accepting graft
Chandigarh, September 9:  The Vigilance Bureau of Punjab on Wednesday arrested joint secretary in the department of welfare of SC/BCs TK Goel for accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000.   Disclosing this, BK Bawa, IGP-cum-director, Vigilance Bureau, said Goel was arrested from his office at t
Railway Health Inspector sentenced in bribery case
Chennai, September 9:  A special judge for Central Bureau of Investigation cases here on Wednesday convicted a Health Inspector of the Southern Railway in a corruption case.  According to a release, Madhavan Pillai of Siva Hygienic Chemicals, Chennai, lodged a complaint with the CBI that t
Two cops arrested in bribery case
New Delhi , August 25:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Inspector working as SHO, Police Station – Industrial Area, Chandigarh; Sub Inspector and two private persons in bribery case of Rs.40,000/-   The complainant alleged that a civil case regarding the cust
CBI arrests Director, Commerce Ministry in corruption cases
New Delhi, August 24:   CBI has arrested R.K. Jain, Director (Anti-Dumping) in the Department of Commerce and Industry, yesterday and has registered three regular cases on 19.08.2010 against him, against the officials of three private companies, a tout and against a company under various S
CBI arrests a SE, CPWD for accepting bribe of Rs. One Lakh
New Delhi , August 20:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintending Engineer (Civil) CPWD, Central Circle, Bangalore for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.1,00,000/- from the complainant.  The complainant, a CPWD contractor has alleged in his complaint that the ac
CBI arrests CCM, ER in a bribery case
New Delhi , August 12:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Chief Commercial Manager (Passenger Services), Eastern Railway, Kolkata for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant. The officer belongs to 1983 batch of IRTS.   The complainan
CBI raids top excise official
Bhopal, August 13:   A team of CBI from Delhi today raided the office and residence of Central Excise and Customs Chief Commissioner in connection with alleged irregularities committed by him.   The CBI team raided the office and residence of Ram Prakash here this morning, offici
Over Rs 12k cr of tax demands locked in court disputes: Pranab
New Delhi, August 13:   Over Rs 12,000 crore in tax demands was locked on account of disputes, pending resolution at various courts, as on June 30, 2010, Parliament was informed today.  While cases involving tax demand of about Rs 7,635 crore are pending in Income Tax Appellate Tribun
CVC recommends major penalty against 92 officers
New Delhi, August 12:   The Central Vigilance Commission disposed of 1167 cases during June 2010 referred to it for advice.  Of these, 763 complaints were sent for necessary action/ATR.   The Commission advised imposition of major penalty against 92 officers including 21 fro
CBI arrests senior ER officer for graft
Kolkata, August 9:    The CBI today arrested a senior officer of the Eastern Railway for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 to renew the licence of a travel agency.  ER sources said Chief Commercial Manager (Passenger Services) Subrata Mukherjee was arrested by CBI sleuths
Nearly 200 MCD officials booked for graft since 2007
New Delhi, August 8:   Even as several MCD projects related to the Commonwealth Games face allegations of irregularities, the data available shows that 191 officials of the civic body have been booked in corruption cases since 2007.   The CBI and the Anti-Corruption Branch of the
Policeman arrested for taking bribe
Chennai, August 5:  The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Tuesday arrested a sub-inspector of police attached to the Tirumullaivoyal police station for accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a complainant.  DVAC sources said that Duraisamy’s neighbour Gopal had lodg
Tahsildar, RMO held accepting bribe
Hyderabad, August 4:  Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Monday arrested K. Ravichandran, Tahsildar of B. Kodur mandal, in Kadapa district, after they caught him accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000 from the complainant for doing an official favour.  A press release issued by ACB here on
Drug Inspector held for graft
Patna, August 3:   A drug inspector was arrested by state Vigilance Bureau for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 11,000 at Nalanda today, vigilance officials said.  On a complaint by Brajnandan Prasad Sinha of Ben village that the accused Bhola Prasad had sought bribe for giving licence
CBI indicts ex-SC judge, 23 other judges
New Delhi, July 29:  This is the biggest-ever indictment of the country’s judiciary. An extensive CBI probe into the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 6.58 crore from the provident fund accounts of class-III and IV employees in the Ghaziabad district court, has found a former Supreme Court judg
CBI arrests two officials of NCB in a bribery case
New Delhi, July 26:  The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent and a UDC, both working in the Office of Zonal Director, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Lucknow for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. Two Lakhs from the complainant.   A case was registered at
Assistant PF Commissioner sentenced for accepting bribe
New Delhi , July 27, 2010:  Shri M.P. Jaganathan, Special Judge for CBI cases, Madurai, convicted Shri D. Pandian, Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner, Sub-Regional Office of the Provident Fund Commissioner, Trichy (Tamil Nadu) in a bribery case of Rs. Four Lakhs. He was sentenced to undergo
Censor Board officer held for graft
Chennai, July 28:  The CBI's anti-corruption wing on Tuesday trapped and caught the regional officer of the Central Board of Film Certification accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from a film producer. D Rajasekharan, a 1998 Indian Forest Service official was caught in his office on the fifth floor
2 SIs caught taking bribe in Puducherry
Puducherry, July 20:  Two police sub-inspectors in the Union territory of Puducherry were caught red-handed by a CBI team when they allegedly accepted a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a complainant for tracing his missing wife.    CBI sources said Palani, a driver by profession, lodged a c
EB chief engineer held for accepting bribe
Chennai, July 14:   A chief engineer with the State electricity board was caught red handed accepting a bribe of Rs 2 lakh at Anna Salai on Tuesday.  Srinivasagan, the chief engineer, Electricity Board Chennai south distribution, was caught by a team of Directorate of Vigilance and An
Two officials held on graft charge
Chennai, July 11:   Officials of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption on Friday night arrested a Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories and an Inspector of Factories on charges of taking a bribe from the manager of brick manufacturing unit. According to agency sources, M. Isaimani
RTO arrested by CBI on graft charges
Karaikal (Puducherry), July 10:   The Regional Transport Officer here has been arrested on corruption charges by the CBI following a raid at his office and residences.  An eight-member team of CBI's vigilance wing conducted the raid last evening based on complaints of large scale corr
CBI files charge-sheet against former DG, Ordnance Factories
New Delhi , June 30:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a charge sheet today against former Director General of Ordnance Factories-cum- the then Chairman, Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata and 11 others in the Court of Special Judge, CBI, Kolkata, for offences of criminal conspi
Goa Director (AH) in ACB net for accepting bribe
Panaji, June 29:   The Anti-Corporation Bureau (ACB) today trapped a senior state government officer while accepting a bribe.  P K Patidar, registrar of cooperative societies, who also holds additional charge as director of animal husbandry and veterinary services, was trapped by the
Ex MCI chief arrested afresh in DA case
New Delhi, June 22:   A Delhi court today granted bail to former Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai in a corruption case but he would not be released as CBI arrested him afresh for allegedly possessing disproportionate assets.  Special Judge Rajnish Bhatnagar allowe
Govt official arrested for accepting bribe in J&K
Srinagar, June 18:   State vigilance sleuths today arrested Assistant Commissioner Development, Kupwara, Abdul Rashid Bhat while he was accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000 from contractor Ghulam Rasool Shah, the complainant, in presence of witnesses, a spokesman of the anti-corruption departmen