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CVC Issues Circular On Guidelines For Handling Anonymous Complaints
CVC Issues Circular On Guidelines For Handling Anonymous Complaints

In 2003, the Parliament enacted a law conferring statutory status on the CVC. It has the status of an autonomous body, free of control from any executive authority, charged with monitoring all vigilance activity under the Centre advising various authorities in central Government organizations in planning, executing, reviewing, and reforming their vigilance work.

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Sanjay Kothari Takes Oath As Central Vigilance Commissioner

New Delhi: Retired IAS officer Sanjay Kothari took oath as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) on Saturday, a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. “At a ceremony held today at 10.30 hrs at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Shri Sanjay Kothari was sworn in as the Central Vigilance Commissioner. He made and subscribed the oath of his […]

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Op-Ed: Modi govt losing perception battle

The Narendra Modi government may like to believe that the resignation of Alok Verma brings ‘closure’ to the unsavoury saga in the CBI stretching over several months. But is it really a closure? I am afraid the answer to this question has to be a resounding ‘No’. Already fraying at the edges, the bitter and […]

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Op-Ed: Time for SC to restore the integrity of CBI

As the sordid details of the murky goings-on inside the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) keep tumbling out one after another, they help answer many of the questions that have been bothering those who have followed its track record over the years. Questions like why does the premier investigating agency, which boasts of the best […]

Alok-Verma
CVC accuses CBI's Alok Verma of wilful obstruction in its functioning

New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) accused CBI Director Alok Verma, who was divested of his charge on Wednesday, of non-cooperation in producing records and files sought by it on allegations against him and that his “wilful obstruction in the functioning of the Commission is established.” In its eight-page order issued on Tuesday, the CVC […]

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Congress heightens attack over Rafale, moves CVC

New Delhi: Mounting a multi-pronged attack on the BJP government, the Congress on Monday moved the CVC seeking a FIR and seizure of documents pertaining to the Rafale deal while its President Rahul Gandhi called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “thief”. On a day when a Congress delegation petitioned Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K.V. Chowdary […]

CVC to grade govt depts on anti-corruption measures

New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) will soon rank the central government organisations on anti- corruption measures being taken by them. The agency has decided to go in for development of the integrity index-based on bench-marking of internal processes and controls within an organisation as well as the management of relationships and expectations of […]

CVC to probe govt employees' deposits post demonetisation

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Deposits of scrapped currency notes made by central government employees post demonetisation will be probed by anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), its chief K V Chowdary said today. He said the commission has sought relevant data from income tax authorities in this regard. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on November 8 last […]

Chowdary is new CVC, Sharma new CIC

Former Central Board of Direct Taxation chief K.V. Chowdary has been appointed the new chief vigilance commissioner (CVC), while senior-most information commissioner Vijai Sharma was named the new chief information commissioner, it was announced today

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Need to strengthen institutions like CAG, CVC: Sushma Swaraj

Taking a dig at government's contention of blaming vigilance and investigating agencies for policy paralysis, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj today said though their vigour does not suit the ruling class many a time, institutions like CAG and CVC should be strengthened in a healthy democracy

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Honest officers should not be harassed for bonafide mistakes: PM

Holding that honest officers should not be harassed for bonafide mistakes made while making "well-meaning" decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today warned that if this was not done, decision making will suffer badly and governance will be stifled