Adarsh housing scam: Relief for Ashok Chavan, Bombay HC sets aside sanction to prosecute him

Adarsh housing scam: Relief for Ashok Chavan, Bombay HC sets aside sanction to prosecute him

Ashok Chavan had to step down as the Maharashtra chief minister over charges of corruption in the Adarsh scam.

Dec 22, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

TERI 'green tour' to promote eco-friendly buildings

To spread awareness about the need to construct green buildings to save the environment, a tour to the country's first net zero energy building -Indira Paryavaran Bhavan- was organised in the national capital Tuesday.

Nov 11, 2014, 21:20 PM IST

Maharashtra Congress chief slams Chavan's statement on Adarsh

Maharashtra Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Friday termed the party leader and former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's controversial statement on Adarsh Society scam and his predecessors in the office as "unfortunate".

Oct 17, 2014, 17:38 PM IST

Diplomat Devyani Khobragade arrives in Mumbai

Senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who returned to India last week after being indicted for visa fraud in the United States, arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Jan 14, 2014, 17:47 PM IST

Bombay HC defers hearing on Adarsh`s plea against demolition order

The Bombay High Court on Monday said it would hear a petition by the scam-tainted Adarsh Housing Society against the demolition order of the Environment and Forests Ministry after the Supreme Court decides its plea seeking transfer of the matter to National Green Tribunal.

Sep 30, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

Politicians have benami flats in Adarsh: BJP MLA

Politicians from Congress- NCP alliance in Maharashtra have "benami" flats in controversial Adarsh housing society here, Devendra Fadnavis alleged.

Aug 01, 2013, 22:19 PM IST

Exercise caution to avoid Sukna-like scams: Min to Def Estates

Defence Minister AK Antony advised the Defence Estates Department to "draw lessons" from ongoing probes in Adarsh and Sukna land scams before issuing no-objection certificates to land-related projects.

Dec 16, 2012, 18:01 PM IST

‘Adarsh is on state land, isn’t security threat’

Mumbai collector Chandrashekar Oak on Saturday stated before the judicial panel probing the Adarsh Society scam that the land on which the building stands belonged to the Maharashtra government.

Jul 02, 2011, 15:58 PM IST

Adarsh scam: CBI submits progress report to HC

The CBI on Wednesday submitted progress
report to the Bombay High Court on the probe in the Adarsh
Housing Society case, involving 14 accused, including former
Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.

Jun 22, 2011, 21:29 PM IST

Chavan blames Deshmukh for Adarsh

Ashok Chavan, who was the Revenue Minister from 1999-2003 said that the plot was sanctioned by then CM and he had no role to play in it.

Jun 21, 2011, 09:28 AM IST

Adarsh scam: Deshmukh gets extension till June 17

Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was
on Thursday given an extension till June 17 to file affidavit before
the judicial panel probing the Adarsh scam.

Jun 09, 2011, 20:05 PM IST

I did not handle Adarsh files: Tatkare tells Commission

Maharashtra Water Resources Minister
Sunil Tatkare has stated before the two-member Commission
probing Adarsh Housing Society scam that he was never
concerned with the decisions regarding the Society.

May 26, 2011, 21:09 PM IST

Ownership of Adarsh land unclear: Def estate officer to panel

A defence estate official told a judicial panel that the land in question is in
dispute and the ownership of which is not yet clear.

May 25, 2011, 22:30 PM IST

Adarsh: Hard disk missing, CBI mulls polygraph

The disclosure by the agency comes days after a significant file connected with the case went missing from the Ministry of Environment and Forest in New Delhi.

May 16, 2011, 20:46 PM IST

Missing documents in Adarsh case being restructured: CBI

The CBI said that
government departments were restructuring some important
files, which had gone missing.

May 15, 2011, 23:57 PM IST

Adarsh land is ours: Maha govt to probe panel

Claiming ownership over the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building stands, the Maharashtra government has told the judicial panel probing alleged irregularities in it that the plot was never transferred to Army.

May 12, 2011, 20:29 PM IST

‘Maha govt never approached Army for Adarsh land’

The Maharashtra government never approached the Army seeking possession of the land where the controversial Adarsh Housing Society building stands, an Army official said while deposing before a commission set up to probe the case.

May 11, 2011, 23:13 PM IST

`No record to show that Adarsh is security threat`

In a reversal, Ministry of Defence told the Commission of inquiry probing into the
Adarsh scam that there is no record to show the society was a security threat to the nearby Army installation.

May 10, 2011, 23:15 PM IST

Adarsh: No other building poses threat, says Army

Ministry of Defence told the
commission of inquiry probing the Adarsh scam that apart from the 31-storey Adarsh building in upscale Colaba here, no other
building posed a security threat to the Army installation.

May 09, 2011, 20:50 PM IST

Defence ministry launches land audit to curb scams

Stung by Sukna and Adarsh
scams, the Defence Ministry has decided that NOCs for construction on defence lands in
cantonments would be given only by it, snatching the right
from Cantonment Board Chief Executive Officers.

May 04, 2011, 23:35 PM IST