Tag: Corruption

Vigilance raid
Engineer, RI in Vigilance net

Balangir/Baripada: Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the office of Satya Narayan Panigrahi, Junior Engineer, Lift Irrigation, Tusara Irrigation Division in Balangir district, his residence, his in-laws’ house and houses of his two brothers at Patnagarh. The raids were conducted by five teams led by Abhiram Kar, DSP, Vigilance, Balangir. “Till now, we have […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Vigilance sleuths detain engineer, seize cash worth Rs 7.75 lakh

Keonjhar: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the office and residence of Jasobanta Sarangi, Executive Engineer, Rural Works Division (RWD), Karanjia in Mayurbhanj district after seizing cash worth Rs 7,74,020 from his possession while while he was on the way to Bhubaneswar. Acting on a tip-off, the anti-corruption officials intercepted a Bolero jeep (OR-02-BP-7585), in which […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Vigilance Court awards jail terms to engineer, wife

Bhubaneswar: The Special Vigilance Court, Bhubaneswar on Thursday handed out a three-year jail term and a fine of Rs 10 lakh to former executive engineer, Rural Works Department (RWD) of Koraput Division, Jagannath Mohini and a one-year jail term and a fine of Rs one lakh to his wife Renubala Mohini for encouraging her husband […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Council of Ministers briefed on Rafale deal

New Delhi : Facing relentless allegations of corruption and nepotism in the Rafale fighter jet deal, the Modi government is bracing to counter the opposition onslaught more effectively. On Wednesday, the Union Council of Ministers was briefed about the deal by the National Security Advisor(NSA) besides a top defence official. A presentation was made to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Pakistan SC extends deadline for completion of Sharif's trial

Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court has extended the deadline given to an accountability court for the completion of trial in corruption references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law. A two-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar, on Sunday also allowed Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz to visit […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Aadhaar not panacea for all ills, SC tells Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that Aadhaar is not a panacea for all ills in the system like corruption, tax evasion, money laundering, leakage of subsidies and terrorism, and wondered how far it can cast the net of Aadhaar. Saying that “Aadhaar is not a catch for all frauds”, the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Saudi to extradite nationals living abroad charged with corruption

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia plans to extradite its nationals living abroad and involved in corruption cases, the Sabq local online news reported on Thursday. Attorney General Shaikh Saud Al Mujab asserted that anti-corruption efforts would continue and suspects in corruption cases who fled the country would be brought back in cooperation with states they are living […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
74% feel corruption is common in Government hospitals, reveals survey

New Delhi: Seventy-four per cent of respondents in a recent set of polls said that corruption related to procurement/supplies is a common phenomenon at government hospitals while just 2 per cent said that was not the case. Twenty-four per cent were not sure about this. Citizens’ engagement platform LocalCircle conducted the surveys in the wake […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal vows probe into PWD corruption allegations

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday vowed to launch a probe into corruption allegations against the Public Works Department (PWD). Kejriwal remarks came after a report by online news portal “Janta Ka Reporter” where it was alleged that the PWD has cleared a bill related to maintenance of road and drain without […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Rahul Gandhi fires salvo at CM Naveen, PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: Setting the tone for the 2019 elections, All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi today ripped apart the ruling-BJD over corruption, employment and farmers’ issues during his visit to the State today. Addressing a public gathering at Tamando in Bhubaneswar today, the AICC chief said that the Naveen Patnaik-led government in Odisha is […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Modi blames Odisha government for farmers' plight

Bhubaneswar: Accusing the Odisha government of failing to address issues of farmers in the State due to sheer apathy and callousness, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the inefficiency of the ruling dispensation has adversely affected the entire farming community of the State. Addressing a huge gathering at Khurda, Modi said the BJP government […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Nawaz Sharif
Sharif to return to Pakistan tomorrow: PML-N

Lahore: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif will return to Pakistan tomorrow to face corruption and money laundering cases against him in the accountability court. Sharif had gone to London to see his ailing wife who underwent three throat cancer surgeries. Sharif, 67, was disqualified by the Supreme Court on July 28 in the Panama Papers case. […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Jurisdiction-free I-T assessment on the cards

New Delhi: To check corruption and harassment, the tax department will soon launch a pilot of “jurisdiction-free assessment” where a tax officer will not get to know identity of the assessee as allotment of cases will be done randomly by computers rather than on the basis of area. The success of the pilot, to be […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Partha sarathi
Odisha Govt suspends arrested IAS officer

Bhubaneswar: With the Special Vigilance Court rejecting bail application of arrested IAS officer Partha Sarathi Mishra, the Odisha government today placed him under suspension. “Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik suspended OSIC MD Partha Sarathi Mishra who has been arrested by the vigilance,” a communication received from the Chief Minister’s Office said. Earlier on February 16, Mishra […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Jatni IIC
Jatni IIC caught red-handed receiving bribe

Khurda: The Vigilance sleuths on Monday arrested the Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) of Jatni police station after he was caught red-handed receiving bribe of Rs 50,000. The accused cop identified as Sanjeeb Mohanty had allegedly demanded the bribe money from a youth hailing from Kudiary village in the area for removing the latter’s name from a case. […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021