Tag: Corruption

Have honest officers who never take PC: Odisha Minister 
Have honest officers who never take PC: Odisha Minister 

“There is no question of PC in our department. Everything is being carried out with transparency," said Odisha Public Works Department Minister, Prafulla Mallik.

  • Saturday, 18 March 2023
Govt official swallows ‘bribe money’ after Vigilance sleuths nab him, watch high-voltage drama
Govt official swallows ‘bribe money’ after Vigilance sleuths nab him, watch high-voltage drama

As seen in the video, two persons are seen grabbing and tussling with a man in a red jacket. The two persons are seen holding the man and trying to pull out something. Suddenly, the man drops a piece of paper from his mouth.

  • Friday, 03 March 2023
IPS Roopa vs IAS Rohini Sindhuri: Allegations of corruption, vengeance fly thick & fast
IPS Roopa vs IAS Rohini Sindhuri: Allegations of corruption, vengeance fly thick & fast

Roopa also raked up the deaths of 24 people at the Chamarajanagar government hospital due to lack of oxygen during the pandemic while Rohini herself built a swimming pool in her house.

  • Monday, 20 February 2023
Bribery slur on Odisha STA: Customer accuses RTO staffer of demanding Rs 2000 kickback
Bribery slur on Odisha STA: Customer accuses RTO staffer of demanding Rs 2000 kickback

Responding to the complaint, the State Transport Authority asked the customer to share details so that a probe can be launched into the matter.

  • Saturday, 17 December 2022
Supreme Court
Public servants can be convicted in corruption case based on circumstantial evidence: SC

The top court said that even if direct evidence of the complainant is not available, owing to death or other reasons, there can be conviction of the public servant under the relevant provisions.

  • Thursday, 15 December 2022
Supreme Court
Corrupt people are destroying the country, get away with corruption: SC

Additional Solicitor General, S.V Raju alleged that they are not innocent people and involved in actual warfare, and "they want to destroy the country".

  • Wednesday, 09 November 2022
Rs 8cr properties & Rs 1.75cr cryptocurrencies: Odisha engineer’s house a corruption den
Rs 8cr properties & Rs 1.75cr cryptocurrencies: Odisha engineer’s house a corruption den

But what left the Vigilance officials even more surprised was a whopping Rs 1.75 crore worth crypto currencies.

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
Block Agriculture Office, Banapur
From fake farmers to 25 people visiting Bolangir on a bike, corruption galore in Khordha Agri dept

100 farmers visited district agriculture fair at Khordha in 2016 which was sponsored by Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Khordha. However, the list of 100 farmers was allegedly filled with ghost farmers.

  • Thursday, 20 October 2022
Puri Swachh Bharat scam: Odisha Lokayukta orders action against 21 including 2 techies   
Puri Swachh Bharat scam: Odisha Lokayukta orders action against 21 including 2 techies   

Hearing the petition, the Lokayukta directed the State Vigilance department to take appropriate action against the 21 accused.

  • Wednesday, 14 September 2022
A Failed Cashew Plantation Project In Keonjhar
Opposition up in arms over CAG report on plantation irregularities in Odisha, BJD downplays

While Santosh Singh Saluja from Congress alleged that this is a massive corruption and this was made possible only because of a lack of coordination between the DFO and the PD-DRDA.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Odisha Forest Dept
CAG unearths massive irregularities in Odisha Forest department's plantation activities

The audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (Performance and Compliance Audit) for the year ended March 2020, Government of Odisha revealed massive irregularities in “Assessment of Plantation Activities” covering the period from 2013-14 to 2017-18.

  • Monday, 01 August 2022
AAP Declares Bhagwant Mann As CM Face For Punjab Assembly Polls
Punjab CM sacks health minister over kickback charges

The Chief Minister said the health minister was involved in corruption cases and they had proof of that.

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Corruption at peak: Vigilance nets 10 Odisha govt officers in 15 days
Corruption at peak: Vigilance nets 10 Odisha govt officers in 15 days

These two incidents suggest that the Odisha government’s claim of zero tolerance against corruption is nothing but hollow. And, corruption in the State seems to be at its peak despite big promises.

  • Saturday, 14 May 2022
OSSTET aspirants stage protest in Bhubaneswar, demand CBI inquiry into 'corruption' in teacher recru
OSSTET aspirants stage protest in Bhubaneswar, demand CBI inquiry into 'corruption' in teacher recruitment 

Demanding a CBI inquiry into the alleged corruption in teacher appointment, the OSSTET aspirants took out a procession, shouting slogans against the government.

  • Thursday, 12 May 2022
OSSTET aspirants allege corruption in teacher recruitment process, meet Bhubaneswar MP
OSSTET aspirants allege corruption in teacher recruitment process, meet Bhubaneswar MP

The Odisha Secondary School Teachers Eligibility Test (OSSTET) aspirants alleged that corruption in the CBT exam for the same has shattered their dreams of becoming a teacher.

  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
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