Graft cases will affect MP assembly polls results

New Delhi: Rejecting BJP’s claim that the Vyapam scam had no impact on recently held Madhya Pradesh civic polls, CPI(M) on 21st August said the graft cases will “surely” affect the results of forthcoming state assembly elections.
Likening BJP’s claims to those made by Congress after its tally improved in 2009 polls despite 2G scam rocking the UPA, CPI(M) said [...]

CBI files 84th FIR in Vyapam case

New Delhi: The CBI on 20th august registered the 84th FIR in connection with its probe into the Vyapam Scam in Madhya Pradesh.
The First Information Report (FIR) was registered against 46 people regarding allegations of cheating by impersonation in Pre Medical Test 2009 examination conducted by Vyapam, the CBI said in a release.
The Central Bureau of [...]

CBI files seven new FIRs in Vyapam case

New Delhi: The CBI on 19th August registered seven new FIRs in connection with its probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.
The first case was registered against five people on charges of irregularities in the Police Constable Recruitment Test 2013, the CBI said in a release.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered the second case against [...]

CBI Files 76th FIR in Vyapam Case

The CBI on Monday registered the 76th FIR in connection with its probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.
The First Information Report (FIR) was registered against eight accused on charges of illegalities committed in the Police Constable Recruitment Test 2013 conducted by Vyapam, the CBI said in a release.
The CBI has already registered 75 [...]

Vyapam: action sought against private colleges

The fangs of the Vyapam scam seem to be deeply entrenched in the private medical and dental colleges in Madhya Pradesh.
Even as the CBI probes the Vyapam scam, the agency has received fresh complaints seeking the registration of a criminal case on the illegal filing of seats in the private medical and dental colleges through [...]

Former Coal Secretary HC Gupta, Private Executive Granted Bail

A special court on 3rd August granted bail to former Coal secretary HC Gupta and Director of Pushp Steels and Mining Pvt Ltd (PSMPL) Atul Jain in a coal scam case pertaining to the alleged irregularities in allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh.
Special Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI Judge Bharat Parashar asked [...]

ED to take over Vyapam scam kingpin’s assets

Enforcement Directorate (ED) is set to take possession of MPPMT admission racket kingpin Jagdish Sagar’s property worth Rs 3.4 crore after it got a go ahead from adjudicating committee on Monday. Three housing finance companies may also face ED’s wrath for providing loans to Sagar. The committee on Monday approved property attachment file that ED’s [...]

CBI takes over probe in Karnataka lottery scam

The CBI on th August took over the investigations into the illegal lottery scam in Karnataka, as a fall out of which a senior IPS officer had been suspended.
A CBI spokesperson said that a case of criminal conspiracy and cheating under Indian Penal Code has been registered against the alleged lottery operator and unknown others. [...]

70 accused seek ‘permission to die’

Seventy people who have been accused in the Vyapam scam on Saturday, wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee asking him for bail or allow them to commit suicide. All of them are either medical students and junior doctors have been lodged in the Gwalior jail.
As per the letter accessed by The Hindustan Times, the students and [...]

CBI registers 3 more cases in Vyapam scam

CBI on Monday registered three more FIRs into alleged corruption in the conduct of examinations and recruitment tests conducted by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board known as Vyapam. With today’s three FIRs the total number of FIRs registered by CBI reached 56.
The CBI registered a case against eight persons for alleged cheating by impersonation in [...]

Cost of probing ex-CBI boss gives govt a jolt

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court it needed to rethink the mode to probe alleged clandestine meetings of ex-CBI director Ranjit Sinha with 2G spectrum scam and coal scam accused as the court-proposed SIT headed by ex-CBI special director M L Sharma was proving to be a very costly affair.
Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi [...]

CBI cheers HC order, readies to quiz Maran

The Madras HC decision to cancel the interim anticipatory bail granted to former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and its order to the DMK leader to surrender before the CBI within three days, has cheered the premier investigative agency. A senior CBI officer had told TOI two days back that they need Maran’s custody in [...]

34 People Died in Vyapam Scam

As many as 34 people connected to Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh have died so far, Rajya Sabha was informed on 5th August
Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said as per information furnished by the Madhya Pradesh government, a total of 34 people connected to Vyapam issue have died between 2007-15.
“Out of [...]

SC asks CBI to submit Vyapam investigation schedule by July 31

The Supreme Court on 24th July asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to submit the entire schedule of investigation in cases related to the Vyapam scam by July 31.
“On 24th July the court took up the matter of Digvijay Singh and passed an order that the CBI should indicate to the court by 7th [...]

Vyapam whistleblower’s wife detained for carrying Rs 10 lakh cash

Meghna Pandey, wife of Vyapam scam whistleblower Prashant Pandey, was detained by Indore police on 25th July evening for alleged possession of “Hawala” money of Rs 9.96 lakh.
The money was seized from her under section 102 of Criminal procedure code, however police later released her.
Her husband flayed the police action and charges and said his [...]

CBI interrogates Trinamool MP Hassan

The Special Branch of CBI on 3rd July interrogated Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Hassan Imran for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam.
A CBI source told PTI that Hassan was asked to depose before the agency on 1st July to explain his dealings with Sudipto Sen, owner of the tainted Saradha [...]

Enforcement Directorate grills Rose Valley chairman

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on 11th July grilled Rose Valley group chairman Gautam Kundu at Presidency Jail, where he is now lodged after his arrest around three and-a-half months back.
ED sources termed the interrgoation as routine.
“This was a routine investigation and was carried out as planned,” a source told IANS but refused to give any [...]

Enforcement Directorate summons Trinamool MP Satabdi Roy

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy in connection with the probe on the Saradha chit fund scam.
“Satabdi Roy had been summoned for questioning over the Saradha case on July 29,” the ED source told IANS.
ED was also is preparing the seventh attachment order of assets in the ongoing case, the [...]

Saradha’s seventh attachment order in 10 days

The Enforcement Directorate, probing the money trail of multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, would issue the seventh attachment order within 10 days, an official of the agency said.
“We are going to issue a big attachment order in 10 days time,” the official toldPTI adding, the deed value of the property would come to around Rs. [...]

SC seeks Bengal’s response on CBI plea for police

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on 20th July sought West Bengal government`s response to CBI`s plea for the support of state police in conducting investigations into Saradha and non-Saradha chit fund scam cases coupled with three designated special courts to try these cases.
A bench of Justice TS Thakur and Justice C Nagappan sought the state [...]

On day 1, Oppn disrupts Rajya Sabha over Lalit Modi, Vyapam issues

The monsoon session of Parliament on 21st July started on a disruptive note as a united Opposition repeatedly stalled Rajya Sabha, and demanded the resignation of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and others over the controversy involving ex-IPL chief Lalit Modi and raised the multi-layered Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.

As the opposition parties demanded a [...]

Stand by what I wrote: Shanta Kumar on Vyapam scam

Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Shanta Kumar on Tue21st July sday said he stands by the letter he wrote to BJP president Amit Shah saying the Vyapam scam had damaged the party’s image.
“The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) journey has been a long one, during which it has achieved a lot, making members proud of it. [...]

Hit by Vyapam scam and Lalit Modi row, Modi government braces for stormy Parliament session

The Narendra Modi government is bracing for the Monsoon session of Parliament which is likely to be a stormy one. The session began on July 21 and will conclude on August 13.
In a major push to Modi’s financial reform, the Parliament panel has given its approval to the Goods and Service Tax Bill. But there [...]

MP House adjourned after ruckus over Vyapam scam

The MP Assembly was adjourned for the day on 21st July as ruling BJP and Congress legislators created a ruckus, trading charges over the Vyapam scam and later entered into a scuffle with each other in the Assembly premises.
The scuffle took place when the Congress legislators were staging a protest in the hall near main [...]

IPL betting case

New Delhi: In the much-awaited verdict related to the Indian Premier League corruption case, The Justice Lodha commitee announced its verdict on 14th July where they suspended Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for a period of two years each. The committee also banned Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra for life from any cricket-related activity.
Justice [...]

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