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Suresh N Patel, ex-CEO of Andhra Bank, takes oath as vigilance commissioner via video conferencing due to coronavirus lockdown
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Suresh N Patel, ex-CEO of Andhra Bank, takes oath as vigilance commissioner via video conferencing due to coronavirus lockdown

Eminent banker Suresh N Patel on Wednesday took oath as the Vigilance Commissioner in the anti-corruption watchdog CVC, officials said.

INX Media case: CBI confronts P Chidambaram with former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar, say officials
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INX Media case: CBI confronts P Chidambaram with former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar, say officials

The CBI has confronted arrested former finance minister P Chidambaram with former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar in connection with the INX Media case.

Central Vigilance Commission sets up panel to examine bank fraud over Rs 50 cr, to be headed by former CVC head TM Bhasin
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Central Vigilance Commission sets up panel to examine bank fraud over Rs 50 cr, to be headed by former CVC head TM Bhasin

The four-member board's jurisdiction would be confined to those cases involving the level of officers of General Manager and above in the PSB

INX Media case: Bid to legalise dubious FDI as finance minister to help son Karti puts P Chidambaram in dock
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INX Media case: Bid to legalise dubious FDI as finance minister to help son Karti puts P Chidambaram in dock

The senior Congress leader suffered twin setback on Tuesday when Delhi High Court first rejected his plea and subsequently the apex court asked him to move the appeal on Wednesday.

Tenders worth over Rs 25,000 cr cancelled or modified to promote Make in India products
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Tenders worth over Rs 25,000 cr cancelled or modified to promote Make in India products

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) stepped in to change the conditions of tenders in order to promote 'Made in India' goods, a top official said.

CVC tells ministries to take action against corrupt bureaucrats before they retire; 25 officials from SBI, Canara Bank, PNB, other banks under scanner
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CVC tells ministries to take action against corrupt bureaucrats before they retire; 25 officials from SBI, Canara Bank, PNB, other banks under scanner

The anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has asked the government departments to take timely action against tainted bureaucrats and not wait till their retirement

DGCA detects flaws in runway maintenance work at Ahmedabad airport, AAI fails to act despite incriminating vigilance report
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DGCA detects flaws in runway maintenance work at Ahmedabad airport, AAI fails to act despite incriminating vigilance report

The shoddy maintenance work at the airport in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi jeopardises the safety of passengers with flights being operated under challenging circumstances.

Vigilance heat forced BEL to drastically cut tender size for software in IAF's Rs 7,900-cr IACCS project, but contract went to tainted US firm
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Vigilance heat forced BEL to drastically cut tender size for software in IAF's Rs 7,900-cr IACCS project, but contract went to tainted US firm

The vigilance recommended blacklisting of M/S RTI, USA, initiation of disciplinary action against officers involved and including the name of two senior officers in doubtful integrity list but nothing of that sort happened.

CVC seeks sanction to prosecute ex-NITI Aayog CEO, former MSME secretary, serving IAS officer in INX Media case
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CVC seeks sanction to prosecute ex-NITI Aayog CEO, former MSME secretary, serving IAS officer in INX Media case

INX Media case: The CVC has advised the Department of Economic Affairs to issue a sanction to prosecute former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar, ex-secretary of MSME ministry Anup K Pujari and principal secretary in the Himachal government Prabodh Saxena.

CBI purge continues, government curtails tenure of two senior officers at centre of controversy
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CBI purge continues, government curtails tenure of two senior officers at centre of controversy

The tenures of two senior IPS officers — Anish Prasad and Abhay Singh — at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have been curtailed, according to a Personnel Ministry order issued Wednesday

PM, SC, CJI, Justice Sikri, CVC, CBI…The many sullied  reputations in the canonisation of Saint Alok Verma
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PM, SC, CJI, Justice Sikri, CVC, CBI…The many sullied reputations in the canonisation of Saint Alok Verma

In the euphoria of Alok Verma's victory against the government, the nuance was lost. The Supreme Court had brought Alok Verma back as a lame duck only because the government was wrong in the strict procedural and legal sense.

Govt curtails tenure of four CBI officers including Rakesh Asthana; move necessary to clean agency before new chief takes over
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Govt curtails tenure of four CBI officers including Rakesh Asthana; move necessary to clean agency before new chief takes over

The curtailment of the tenure of four officers of CBI on Thursday, including Rakesh Asthana and AK Sharma, shows the government is not interested in surface decoration but a serious cleanup of the agency

CBI's post of director of prosecution vacant after OP Verma retires; Centre seeks nomination from different ministries
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CBI's post of director of prosecution vacant after OP Verma retires; Centre seeks nomination from different ministries

The CBI is working without a regular chief after the agency's Director Alok Verma was transferred from the top post in the probe agency.

In CBI-Alok Verma case, maligning Justice AK Sikri for his deciding vote and targeting CVC inquiry do democracy no good
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In CBI-Alok Verma case, maligning Justice AK Sikri for his deciding vote and targeting CVC inquiry do democracy no good

On 10 January, Alok Verma was removed from his post at the CBI after a high-powered selection committee, comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and Justice AK Sikri of the Supreme Court.

CVC report doesn't have enough material to disqualify Alok Verma as CBI chief, says Mallikarjun Kharge in dissent note
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CVC report doesn't have enough material to disqualify Alok Verma as CBI chief, says Mallikarjun Kharge in dissent note

Mallikarjun Kharge said "there can be no alternative, but to restore Alok Verma unto "full range of authority enjoyed by the office of the director".

Alok Verma axed as CBI chief by Selection Committee: He failed to protect institution's integrity, didn't deserve post
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Alok Verma axed as CBI chief by Selection Committee: He failed to protect institution's integrity, didn't deserve post

It sends a chill down the spine to think of all that a CBI officer scorned can do taking cue from two two illustrious gents. What this sordid drama shows is that both the director and special director have been busy carving up the CBI into their personal fiefdoms, forcing everybody around them to become part of this dirty factional war.

Congress says Narendra Modi govt in 'tearing hurry' to look for CBI chief Alok Verma's successor, won't let him function
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Congress says Narendra Modi govt in 'tearing hurry' to look for CBI chief Alok Verma's successor, won't let him function

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, "The prime minister has not shown such hurry in any matter. The question is why does he run away from the Parliament? He is visible everywhere else."

Daily Bulletin: Bharat Bandh enters Day 2; HAL officials to meet Sitharaman; quota, citizenship bills to be tabled in RS; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Bharat Bandh enters Day 2; HAL officials to meet Sitharaman; quota, citizenship bills to be tabled in RS; day's top stories

Today's top stories: The Centre will table the Bill for 10 percent quota for poor sections in the Rajya Sabha; Bharat Bandh expected to continue on Day 2; civil society organisations in Assam to launch the second phase of agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

SC adjourns CBI hearing till Thursday: Centre had no choice but to intervene, argues Attorney-General KK Venugopal
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SC adjourns CBI hearing till Thursday: Centre had no choice but to intervene, argues Attorney-General KK Venugopal

The hearing in the case of CBI Director Alok Verma, challenging the divestment of all his powers in the agency, resumed on Wednesday in front of a Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph.

Supreme Court adjourns CBI hearing till Wednesday; 'Centre doesn't have powers to remove Alok Verma,' argues Kapil Sibal
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Supreme Court adjourns CBI hearing till Wednesday; 'Centre doesn't have powers to remove Alok Verma,' argues Kapil Sibal

The hearing in the CBI Director Alok Verma's case, challenging the divestment of all his powers in the agency, resumed with Kapil Sibal arguing in the case for Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. After the CJI-led bench re-assembled at 2 pm, Sibal mentioned in court that, "The order by the CVC is outside the ambit of the power of superintendence of the CVC."