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NCP leader Ajit Pawar gets clean chit from Maharashtra's Anti-Corruption Bureau in multi-crore Vidarbha irrigation scam
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NCP leader Ajit Pawar gets clean chit from Maharashtra's Anti-Corruption Bureau in multi-crore Vidarbha irrigation scam

Maharashtra's anti-corruption bureau (ACB) has cleared National Conference Party's leader Ajit Pawar of allegations in an irrigation scam case in an affidavit submitted in the court

Ajit Pawar joins Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Janardhan Reddy in list of leaders to get clean chit after BJP induction
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Ajit Pawar joins Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Janardhan Reddy in list of leaders to get clean chit after BJP induction

Monday's developments raise several questions regarding the timing of the decision. Shutting of nine cases in the multi-crore Maharashtra irrigation scam brings back focus on several such cases where political decisions were followed by the resultant immunity from prosecution. From former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy to former Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, there are a few instances where leaders and politicians found quick redemption (after joining the saffron party) from major corruption cases that could mar their political careers.

Mehbooba Mufti gets ACB notice over appointments in J&K Bank; former CM alleges attempt to 'browbeat mainstream leaders'
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Mehbooba Mufti gets ACB notice over appointments in J&K Bank; former CM alleges attempt to 'browbeat mainstream leaders'

In recent days, Mehbooba Mufti has been vocal in criticising the deployment of additional troops in Jammu and Kashmir/

Anti-Corruption Bureau conducts raids against Jammu and Kashmir bank, files case after unearthing Rs 177-cr fraud
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Anti-Corruption Bureau conducts raids against Jammu and Kashmir bank, files case after unearthing Rs 177-cr fraud

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) registered a case and conducted raids after unearthing a loan fraud worth over Rs 177 crore in Jammu and Kashmir Bank.

Maharashtra Opposition MLAs protest over alleged leak of state budget on finance minister's Twitter handle, seek inquiry
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Maharashtra Opposition MLAs protest over alleged leak of state budget on finance minister's Twitter handle, seek inquiry

Opposition lawmakers staged a protest over the alleged 'leak' of Maharashtra budget provisions on Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar's Twitter handle before presentation in the Assembly, and sought a probe into the matter.

Jammu & Kashmir Bank shares tumble 13% at close of trade; hit lower circuit on removal of chairman Parvez Ahmed
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Jammu & Kashmir Bank shares tumble 13% at close of trade; hit lower circuit on removal of chairman Parvez Ahmed

The scrip dived 12.11 percent to close at Rs 52.25. During the day, it tumbled 19.93 percent to Rs 47.60 -- its lowest trading permissible limit -- for the day

Karnataka ACB conducts raids in 17 locations, 5 govt officials under scanner in connection with disproportionate assets cases
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Karnataka ACB conducts raids in 17 locations, 5 govt officials under scanner in connection with disproportionate assets cases

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Karnataka is conducting raids at 17 locations corresponding to five government officials on Friday in connection with disproportionate assets cases.

Woman cop files molestation case against top cop in Nagpur's Anti-Corruption Bureau
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Woman cop files molestation case against top cop in Nagpur's Anti-Corruption Bureau

A police station inspector in Nagpur's Sadar, SS Bonde, said a complaint had been received from a woman constable against ACB Superintendent of Police PR Patil.

BJP leaders from Rajasthan, Babita and Narendra Chauhan suspended from party after courting arrest in bribery case
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BJP leaders from Rajasthan, Babita and Narendra Chauhan suspended from party after courting arrest in bribery case

BJP suspended Babita and Narendra Chauhan from the party after they were arrested on the charges of accepting bribes

Rahul Gandhi urges Narendra Modi to take immediate action against 'corrupt' officials, cites media report
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Rahul Gandhi urges Narendra Modi to take immediate action against 'corrupt' officials, cites media report

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take "immediate action" against “corrupt” officials, citing a media report alleging that Ukraine is probing kickbacks worth crores paid to India's Defence Ministry officials for an aircraft spares deal.

Mecca Masjid blast case: Security stepped up for NIA judge who quit hours after delivering verdict
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Mecca Masjid blast case: Security stepped up for NIA judge who quit hours after delivering verdict

The security of the special judge for NIA cases, who acquitted five persons including right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand in the Mecca Masjid blast case, has been enhanced, the police said.

Mecca Masjid blast case: NIA judge K Ravinder Reddy's sudden resignation brings past troubles under scanner
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Mecca Masjid blast case: NIA judge K Ravinder Reddy's sudden resignation brings past troubles under scanner

If Judge K Ravinder Reddy's judgment in the Mecca Masjid case wasn't surprising enough, his resignation within hours of delivering the verdict, was even more startling

Mumbai: Gosikhurd project scam accused Jigar Thakkar commits suicide in car
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Mumbai: Gosikhurd project scam accused Jigar Thakkar commits suicide in car

A 41-year-old contractor, an accused in the Gosikhurd irrigation project scam, allegedly shot himself dead with a revolver in his car in south Mumbai on Tuesday, police said.

Special court discharges Congress leader Kripashankar Singh in disproportionate assets case
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Special court discharges Congress leader Kripashankar Singh in disproportionate assets case

A special court discharged Congress leader Kripashankar Singh in a case of disproportionate assets for want of sanction for his prosecution on Wednesday.

Kerala's ruling LDF makes a spectacle of itself: Critics allege corruption and cronyism rampant, fear end of communist rule
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Kerala's ruling LDF makes a spectacle of itself: Critics allege corruption and cronyism rampant, fear end of communist rule

These are just a few cases of favouritism and financial profligacy being indulged in by the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government since it came to power in May 2016 with a promise to weed out corruption from all levels of government.

Kerala Assembly Speaker gets Rs 50,000 in reimbursement for glasses, says doctor advised him to buy them
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Kerala Assembly Speaker gets Rs 50,000 in reimbursement for glasses, says doctor advised him to buy them

A controversy has erupted over Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan purchasing a pair of spectacles for nearly Rs 50,000 and getting the amount reimbursed from the cash-starved state exchequer

Andhra Pradesh senior commercial tax official arrested by ACB for owning assets worth over Rs 150 crore
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Andhra Pradesh senior commercial tax official arrested by ACB for owning assets worth over Rs 150 crore

A senior officer of the Commercial Taxes Department was on arrested by the Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly owning, in his or his relatives' names, assets worth over Rs 150 crore.

Maharashtra ACB registers 4 FIRs against state officials in Gosikhurd irrigation project 'irregularities'
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Maharashtra ACB registers 4 FIRs against state officials in Gosikhurd irrigation project 'irregularities'

The ACB on Tuesday registered four FIRs against irrigation department officials and contractors in connection with alleged irregularities in the Gosikhurd irrigation project in east Maharashtra.

Kerala Opposition slams LDF's decision to regularise unauthorised buildings, says it will lead to 'massive corruption'
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Kerala Opposition slams LDF's decision to regularise unauthorised buildings, says it will lead to 'massive corruption'

Opposition in Kerala on Thursday hit out at the CPM-led LDF government for its decision to amend the Panchayat Raj Act and Municipalities Act

BJP files complaint with ACB against Siddaramaiah, says Karnataka CM illegally denotified land, caused Rs 300 cr loss
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BJP files complaint with ACB against Siddaramaiah, says Karnataka CM illegally denotified land, caused Rs 300 cr loss

Karnataka BJP has filed a complaint with state ACB against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, accusing him of "illegally denotifying" land resulting in a loss of Rs 300 crore to Bengaluru Development Authority