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No threat to man for complaining against CM, says ACB

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The Delhi government today told a court here that there was no threat to the life of a man who had complained against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others alleging irregularities in grant of contracts for roads and sewer lines. The submission was made in a status report of the investigating officer on the behalf […]

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Yeddyurappa moves HC seeking quashing of ACB case against him

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Former Karnataka chief minister and state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa has moved the high court, seeking quashing of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) proceedings against him in connection with an alleged illegal land denotification. He filed the petition in the Karnataka High Court yesterday after the ACB had summoned him to appear before it. Yeddyurappa […]

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Probe on in DCW recruitment case: ACB to court

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The Anti-Corruption Branch today told a special court that further probe in a case involving Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal for alleged irregularities in the recruitment process is going on. The investigating officer (IO) said further investigation, as directed by the court earlier, was underway and sought time to complete the probe. Special […]

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PWD scam: Police transfer complaint against Kejriwal to ACB

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A criminal complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his brother-in-law and a government official in the alleged PWD scam has been transferred to the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB), Delhi Police told a city court on Saturday. Delhi Police’s Economic Offence Wing (EOW) submitted a report before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra stating that it has enquired […]

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Khadse land case to be transferred to ACB: Maha govt tells Bombay HC

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau would probe the land deal case against BJP leader Eknath Khadse and register an FIR against the accused, Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court which said the investigation should be carried out “expeditiously and independently”. The government’s decision to transfer the probe to ACB comes after the high court had […]

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ACB files chargesheet in Balganga irrigation scam

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Anti-Corruption Bureau today filed a charge sheet against 10 people in connection with the Balganga irrigation scam, before a district court here. The alleged multi-crore scam is related to construction of a dam on Balganga river in Raigad district of Konkan region. Those named in the chargesheet are: Fateh Mohammed Khatri, Nisar Khatri, Abid Khatri […]

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PIL seeks transfer of probe in Road, Desilting scams

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(PTI) A PIL in the Bombay High Court has sought transfer of probe from city police to Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) in the alleged road contract and desilting scams, saying it would expose the “unholy nexus” between contractors and civic staff. The PIL, filed by Vivekananda Gupta, is placed for hearing before a division bench of […]

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Bombay HC seeks ACB probe report in Balganga Dam project

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The Bombay High Court today said it wanted to peruse investigation reports of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the alleged Rs 494-crore scam involving construction of Balganga dam project in Raigad district of Maharashtra. Accordingly, a bench, headed by Justice Naresh Patil, asked ACB to produce the reports before June 2016 about their investigation in […]

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AG seeks time in ACB case, matter posted to April 20

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The State Advocate General Madhu R Naik today sought time for seeking certain instructions from Karnataka government in a case pertaining to operation of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). Granting time to facilitate the Advocate General toseek instructions from the government, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Subhro Kamal Mukherejee and Justice Ravi Malimath posted the matter for […]

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ACB files charge sheet against Chhagan Bhujbal

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The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau today filed a charge sheet against senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal and others in the Maharashtra Sadan scam. Besides Bhujbal, who was PWD minister in the Congress-NCP government in the state, his son Pankaj and nephew Sameer and 14 others are named in the charge sheet. The charge sheet, which runs […]

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Probe against Bhujbal: ACB charge sheet in a month

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A charge sheet is likely to be filed within a month against NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal for alleged misappropriation of funds and land grabbing, the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau(ACB) today informed the Bombay High Court. A division bench of Justices V M Kanade and Revati Mohite Dere today sought progress reports from the ACB and the […]

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Guj ACB demands special court, public prosecutor

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To increase conviction rate, the Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau has requested the state government to set up a special ACB court and also demanded a dedicated public prosecutor to fight their cases. According to ACB Director Ashish Bhatia, various steps are being taken to streamline their operations and to bring culprits to justice through speedy trial. […]

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Cash for vote case: T’gana ACB files preliminary charge sheet

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Telangana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) probing the cash-for-vote case involving TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, today filed a preliminary charge sheet against Reddy and three others in a local court. The charge sheet was filed against Revanth Reddy, Bishop Sebastian Harry, Reddy’s aides Uday Simha and M Jerusalemunder relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act […]

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HC refuses to restrain Meena from entering ACB office

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Delhi High Court today asked Lt Governor-appointee Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief M K Meena to act in accordance with the law, while refusing to issue directions to restrain him from entering office as sought by the Delhi government. Justice V P Vaish also declined Delhi government’s pleas to stop Meena from removing the FIR book […]

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Delhi govt moves HC to stop Meena

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The Aam Aadmi Party government filed an interim application on Saturday in the Delhi high court against the appointment of Joint Commissioner of Police Mukesh Kumar Meena as Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) chief. The application is in the petition filed by the Delhi government against the ministry of home affairs notification. Delhi deputy chief minister […]

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Cash-for-vote: HC reserves order on Reddy’s bail plea

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The Hyderabad High Court today reserved till June 30 its order on the bail applications of Telangana TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy and two other accused in the cash-for-vote case. The high court heard the arguments of the defence and prosecution and reserved its judgement on their petitions. Earlier, the special court for ACB cases […]

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Bhujbal case: HC asks ACB to complete probe in 2 months

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Disapproving the state Anti Corruption Bureau having already taken over six months to probe allegations of money laundering and land grabbing against former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, the Bombay High Court today directed the ACB to complete its investigation and submit a final report within two months. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Mohit […]

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Telangana ACB grills TDP leader in cash-for-vote scam

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Intensifying its probe in the cash-for-vote scam, Telangana’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday began questioning Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader V. Narender Reddy while another leader Sandra Venkata Veeraiah is yet to appear before the investigating agency. The ACB late on Tuesday had served notice on TDP legislator Sandra Venkata Veeraiah and another leader Narender […]

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ACB says it would complete probe against Tatkare in 3 months

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The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) today informed the Bombay High Court that it would complete the investigation against former Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Sunil Tatkare for alleged money laundering and land grabbing within three months. The ACB submitted a one-page report before the division bench of Justices N H Patil and S B Shukre […]

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ACB gives report to HC in Maha irrigation scam

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today submitted to the Bombay High Court a confidential progress report in a sealed cover about its probe into the alleged irregularities in the multi-crore-rupee irrigation scam in Maharashtra. The report was submitted by Acting Advocate General Anil Singh to a bench headed by Justice Naresh Patil which was hearing a […]

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Judicial remand of Revnath Reddy extended

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A local court today extended till June 29 the judicial remand of TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy and two others arrested by Telangana Anti-Corruption Bureau in the cash-for-vote case. Reddy, along with Bishop Harry Sebastian and R Uday Simha, were produced before the special court for ACB cases from the Cherlapally Central Prison. The probe […]

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Cash-for-vote scam: TDP legislator granted 12-hour bail

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A court here on Wednesday granted 12-hour bail to TDP’s Telangana MLA A. Revanth Reddy in the cash-for-vote scam, to enable him to attend his his daughter’s engagement on Thursday. The court dealing with Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) cases granted interim bail to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader from Telangana. Reddy will be released from […]

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Delhi HC refuses to suspend home ministry order on ACB

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to put on hold the union home ministry’s May 21 notification that barred the Delhi government’s Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) from acting against the central government officers for criminal offences. A division bench of Justice S. Murlidhar and Justice I.S. Mehta refused to suspend the notification, saying a similar […]

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Coal scam: SC to examine allegation of interference by Ranjit Sinha

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The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the allegations of interference and scuttling of investigation into the coal block allocation scam by former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, who refuted the charges. “We have to take a call. Either, we have to agree with you (CBI) or with him (NGO’s counsel making allegations),” a bench […]

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