Tag: Odisha Vigilance

Odisha, two other states didn't submit data on corruption cases in 2018: NCRB

Bhubaneswar: Even as CM Naveen Patnaik has so assiduously decided to go for ‘Mo Sarkar’ and 5T in 2019, the big NCRB blooper has been Odisha figured among the handful of states like Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Jammu & Kashmir, who didn’t provide the 2018 data regarding Prevention of Corruption Act -1988 to NCRB. While NCRB […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Former BJD MLA Anam Naik Arrested

Bhawanipatna: Days after conducting raids at his house, Odisha Vigilance officials arrested former BJD MLA Anam Naik on Thursday. Naik was arrested on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, informed sources at Jeypore Vigilance office. On January 17, the anti-corruption officials had conducted simultaneous raids in two places including Naik’s […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Vigilance Seizes Rs 1.10 Lakh From Kalahandi Civil Supplies Officer’s Vehicle

Kalahandi: Vigilance sleuths took Civil Supplies Officer (CSO) of Kalahandi, Siba Shankar Dora into custody after unaccounted cash to the tune of Rs 1.10 lakh was recovered from his vehicle on Wednesday. Acting on a tip off, a team of Kalahandi Vigilance division led by DSP Satyaban Mahananda intercepted Dora’s vehicle near Hill Town in […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha School Principal Arrested By Vigilance For Graft
Vigilance Arrests Chilika DFO On DA Charges

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Chilika Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Alok Ranjan Hota on disproportionate asset charges. According to sources, Hota was arrested for accumulating property worth over Rs 1 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income. On Monday, teams of anti-graft agency had conducted simultaneous raids at five places including Hota’s official […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Man Arrested For Murder
Special Secretary In Odisha Arrested In Disproportionate Assets Case

Bhubaneswar: Ajay Kumar Das, special secretary to Revenue and Disaster Management department, was on Thursday arrested by Odisha Vigilance on charges of possessing disproportionate assets. The vigilance team made the arrest a day after carrying out raids at different locations in connection with a disproportionate assets case. During the search at several places, Das was […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Odisha Lokayukta
Odisha Lokayukta Wants Vigilance Under Its Control

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Lokayukta, the State’s highest anti-corruption ombudsman organization has expressed interest to take over the reins of the State Vigilance department. Issuing its first annual report, the Lokayukta has said that it will function more effectively in curbing corruption, if the Directorate of Vigilance of the Government which is currently under the ambit of […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Odisha Vigilance
Bhubaneswar: Vigilance Scanner On Assistance Executive Engineer

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance officials on Tuesday raided an assistant executive engineer in the capital city on charges of accumulating property disproportionate to his known sources of income. As per sources, teams of the anti-corruption wing conducted raids to detect disproportionate assets of Bhubaneswar GPH Division-II assistant executive engineer Rabindra Nath Pradhan. The procedure was initiated based […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha CDPO In Vigilance Net
Vigilance Arrests Crorepati Odisha Engineer After Detecting Rs 6.50 Crore Assets

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday arrested an assistant executive engineer after detecting property worth around Rs 6.50 crore in his name here in the capital city of Odisha. SP, Vigilance, M Radha Krishna informed that this is probably the biggest seizure of disproportionate assets belonging to a government official in the history of the State […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha Vigilance
Odisha: District Civil Supplies Officer In Vigilance Scanner

Balasore: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the district civil supplies officer of Balasore on charges of accumulating disproportionate assets in his name. A team of the anti-corruption wing conducted search at district CSO Raja Ali’s office in Balasore. During the inspection, the Vigilance team unearthed cash of around Rs 2.34 lakh from his office. This […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Vigilance Seeks ED, IT Probe Into Pathaks' Financial Transactions

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Vigilance department on Wednesday requested the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Income Tax department to investigate into the financial transactions of IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash under Prevention of Money laundering Act and Benami Transaction act. The anti-corruption wing, which unearthed Rs 14.77 crore in the bank accounts of […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Odisha Vigilance Scanner On Cooperative Bank Manager & Two Others Over DA Cases

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday carried out raids on the property of a bank manager, a college demonstrator and a junior clerk in connection with disproportionate assets case. A four-member team from Sambalpur vigilance division raided the house and property of Sudhir Nanda, account manager of Bolangir central cooperative bank for allegedly amassing wealth disproportionate […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Odisha CDPO In Vigilance Net
Vigilance Report 2020: Pathak Prized Catch, Conviction Drops To 46%

Bhubaneswar: Despite State Vigilance terming the IFS Abhay Pathak arrest a prized catch, the weak point of Odisha Vigilance continued. In the year 2020, the conviction rate in the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) in Odisha dropped to a new low. When over the years (2015-19) it has been observed that in more than half […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Zero Tolerance To Corruption: Odisha Need To Go UP Way!

Bhubaneswar: For the Naveen Patnaik-led ruling BJD, in order to fulfil the State government’s avowed slogan of ‘zero-tolerance against corruption’, the Odisha government need to tread the UP way. The Odisha Vigilance’s anti-corruption crusade for long has only stumbled upon the minnows (Class-III employees) in the government hierarchy for stacking up disproportionate assets worth crores […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Two government officials in Vigilance net
Odisha: Gram Rozgar Sevak, Horticulture Overseer In Vigilance Net In Graft Case

Nabarangpur/Kandhamal: Two government officials from Odisha have landed in Vigilance net on graft charges in two separate developments in the State in the last two days. Vigilance officials on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at the houses and office of Himanchal Bagh, Gram Rozgar Sevak of Singhsari GP under Umerkote block of Nabarangpur district for allegedly […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Odisha: Ex-RI In Puri In Vigilance Scanner For Amassing Disproportionate Assets
Odisha: Ex-RI In Puri In Vigilance Scanner For Amassing Disproportionate Assets

Puri: The Vigilance sleuths on Friday conducted simultaneous raids on the houses and offices of former revenue inspector (RI) Basanta Kumar Mohanty of Balukhanda RI circle in Puri district on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. Several teams of the anti-graft officials carried out searches at eight places including Mohanty’s  house at Friends Club in Puri, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021