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EPFO Recruitment 2020: 27 Vacancies For the Post of Assistant Director (Vigilance)

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has invited applications for recruitment for the post of Assistant Director (Vigilance). Interested candidates can apply for Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Recruitment 2020 through the prescribed application format on or before November 2, 2020, said a notification. EPFO Recruitment 2020 will fill in 27 vacant posts. The government […]

DA Case: Factories & Boilers Deputy Director Arrested By Vigilance In Odisha  

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance sleuths on Friday arrested State Deputy Director of Factories and Boilers Directorate, Ramesh Chandra Behera in connection with a disproportionate asset case. Vigilance DSP Akshay Mishra informed that the officer possessed assets worth crores which are disproportionate to his known sources of income. The arrest of Behera came a day after the […]

Odisha Govt Gives Compulsory Retirement To Officer Over Corruption Charges

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government on Monday ordered compulsory retirement of Pradeep Kumar Mohanty, former Chief District Agriculture Officer of Koraput serving in the rank of Deputy Director, Agriculture over corruption charges with immediate effect. Following allegations of corruption, Mohanty was intercepted by the Vigilance officials near Jeypore Ghati on July 2 while he was on his […]

Fake Vigilance Trap: Ex-DSP Of Anti-Corruption Wing Fined Rs 5 lakh

Bhubaneswar: An ex-Vigilance official has been fined Rs 5 lakh for registering a fake case against a junior engineer in Dhenkanal in 2017. While hearing a petition, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed that a compensation of Rs 5 lakh should be paid to the complainant junior engineer and the amount will be recovered […]

Constable Arrested For Taking Bribe From Police Official In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A constable attached to the accounts section of Commissionerate Police was arrested by Vigilance department on charges of corruption. The accused constable, Suresh Chandra Das was nabbed while accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000 from another police official, who is presently working as OAPF at Balipatna Police Station. The complainant Ratnakar Pedenti of Rayagada […]

DFO Caught By Vigilance In Odisha For Accepting Rs 1.66 Lakh Bribe

Bolangir: The Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) (Kendu leaf) of Patnagarh, Pranab Kumar Mohanty was on Wednesday caught red-handed by Vigilance sleuths while reportedly accepting percentage commission (PC) of Rs 1.66 lakh. According to initial reports, the DFO had sanctioned Rs 10.37 lakh for repair work of a building used for storing kendu leaf and demanded […]

GPH Assistant Executive Engineer Under Vigilance Scanner
Six Engineers Arrested For Tender Fixing & Misappropriation Of Govt Funds In Cuttack

Cuttack: As many as seven persons including a contractor and six officers of Cuttack Roads and Buildings (R&B) division were arrested by the Vigilance on Thursday for their alleged involvement in tender fixing and misappropriation of funds during the construction of a bridge over Taladanda Canal near Nayabazar in Cuttack. The arrested persons have been […]

BDA Official Lands In Vigilance Net Over Disproportionate Assets

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance Department today conducted raids at the residence of an official of Bhubaneswar Development Authority(BDA) and four other places in Bhubaneswar and Jagatsinghpur on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. As per reports, the raids were conducted at residence and office of Section Officer Bibhuti Bhushan Ray in […]

Odisha Govt Dismisses 6 More Officials On Graft Charges

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday dismissed six more officials from service and stopped the pension of five others after they were convicted by a vigilance court on corruption charges. The six dismissed officials include Works Department assistant engineer Rabindra Kumar Das of Kudumulugumma block in Malkangiri, Panchayati Raj Department junior engineer Buddhiram Suniani of […]

Bolangir District Central Cooperative Bank Manager In Vigilance Net

Bolangir: A team of Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the houses and office of the Manager of Bolangir District Central Cooperative (BDCC) Bank, Ashok Kumar Mohapatra on charges of accumulating properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a search warrant issued by the Court of Special Judge Vigilance and on the directions […]

Vigilance Arrests Puri DEO In Disproportionate Assets Case

Puri/Bhubaneswar: A team of Vigilance officials today arrested the District Education Officer (DEO) of Puri, Hrushikesh Kandi, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to known sources of income. Acting on a tipoff, officials of the anti-graft agency intercepted Kandi near Malatipatpur Bypass crossing on Puri-Konark Road while he was going towards Bhubaneswar in his duty […]

Vigilance sleuths detain cop for taking bribe in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Vigilance officials on Tuesday detained the Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) of Rasol Police Station in Dhenkanal district, on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000. According to sources, the cop Santosh Pradhan was caught while extorting the amount from a local crusher unit owner. Acting on a tip off, the Vigilance officials of Dhenkanal division […]

Rs 1.4 crore property of NHAI executive engineer traced by Vigilance

Jeypore: Following the arrest of the Executive Engineer of National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI) Jeypore division, Harekrushna Panda, Vigilance sleuths have traced property worth Rs 1.4 crore belonging to him. While Rs 6.18 lakh cash, gold jewellery and a flat worth Rs 30 lakh have been traced, the rest is in the form of […]

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Paddy procurement scam: Cases registered against 37 MDs of cooperative societies

Koraput: The Vigilance SP of Jeypore division has registered cases against 37 managing directors of large area multi-purpose cooperative societies (LAMPS) in the undivided Koraput district on charges of financial fraud to the tune of Rs 4 crore committed through bogus paddy procurement bills. Jeypore Vigilance SP Harekrushna Behera informed that after an enquiry into […]

Vigilance arrests NH Executive Engineer in Bhubaneswar

Koraput/Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths have arrested an Executive Engineer of NH Division in Jeypore, Harekrushna Panda after unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 3.89 lakh was recovered from his car on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, the officials of the anti-corruption wing intercepted his vehicle near Unit-VIII in Bhubaneswar and seized the cash from his possession. Simultaneously, […]

Vigilance arrests Khariar Police Station ASI

Nuapada: Bijeswar Panda, the ASI of Khariar Police Station was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths today while accepting bribe from one Bhabani Shankar Adha of Kuanrpada area to dispose off a criminal case. Sources said Panda was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe Rs 4000 from Adha. The ASI had demanded Adha to pay Rs […]

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Executive Engineer caught taking bribe from contractor

Deogarh: An Executive Engineer of Minor Irrigation Division in Deogarh was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths on Saturday while accepting a bribe of Rs 21,000 from a contractor. The executive engineer, identified as Rabindra Kumar Mehto, had reportedly sought Rs 21,000 bribe from a contractor Dilip Kumar Padhi for passing the latter’s pending bills. “A […]

Jatni Municipality executive officer arrested by Vigilance

Khurda: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the executive officer of Jatni Municipality in Khurda district while she was accepting Rs 5000 bribe. As per the allegations, the accused identified as Lalita Kapoor had demanded a bribe amount of Rs 10,000 from one Bhikhyakari Sahu for sanctioning the latter’s pending gratuity amount. Reportedly, Sahu retired three years […]

High school teacher in Vigilance net over disproportionate assets case

Kendrapara: Officials of Vigilance department on Friday conducted simultaneous raids on office and residence of a high school teacher on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The teacher identified as Ranjan Kumar Nayak is currently posted as an Assistant teacher at the Jampada Girls High School in the district. According […]

Disproportionate assets case: Assistant engineer in Vigilance net

Keonjhar: The Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on office and houses of an Assistant Engineer of Shalapada division of Baitarani Irrigation Basin on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. As per reports, four teams led by the Keonjhar Vigilance DSP conducted the searches at the houses and office of […]

Vigilance raids houses of Mines department clerk in Jajpur

Bhawanipatna/Jajpur: The Vigilance sleuths today raided the houses and office of Chinmaya Behura, a senior clerk at the office of the Deputy Director of Mines in Jajpur district on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The exact amount of assets has not been ascertained and sources said the details will […]

Vigilance arrests pharmacist in disproportionate assets case

Baripada: Vigilance sleuths raided the house of a pharmacist in Baripada and arrested him for amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to sources, the millionaire pharmacist Sandeep Pati, was working as a contractual worker at Rangmatia hospital for the last eight years and was made permanent two months back. The sleuths […]

Bhubaneswar woman dies after 'jumping off' apartment roof

Bhubaneswar: An elderly woman, whose daughter and son-in-law were recently arrested by Vigilance for amassing assets disproportionate to their income, was found dead under mysterious circumstances today. It is suspected that the woman might have killed herself by jumping off her apartment roof in Jayadev Vihar under Saheed Nagar police of Bhubaneswar. The deceased has […]

RI, two others nabbed by Vigilance sleuths

Balasore: Vigilance sleuths today arrested a revenue inspector in Kedarpur panchayat of the district for allegedly taking a bribe amount of Rs 4,200. The anti-graft officials also arrested two more persons in connection with the case. As per the allegations, the accused identified as RI Kamini Panigrahy had demanded a bribe of Rs 3000 from […]

Berhampur-Gunupur ITDA JE in Vigilance Net

Berhampur: The Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the houses and office of the Junior Engineer of the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), Gagan Bihari Pati on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Pati is reportedly the in-charge of Berhampur and Gunupur in Ganjam and Rayagada district respectively. Acting […]