LoP's absence won't invalidate Lokpal, CVC appointments: AG

The absence of recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha will not invalidate appointments in various statutory bodies including Lokpal and CVC among others, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said.

Govt holds discussion on amending Lokpal Act in absence of LoP

With nearly three weeks left for retirement of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the government on Friday held discussion on the issue of bringing an amendment in the Lokpal Act for selection of his successor in the absence of Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha.

F1 money and engine talks stall
F1 money and engine talks stall

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone will meet commercial rights holders CVC in London next week after talks with teams in Brazil on Saturday produced no agreement on giving smaller outfits more money to help them survive.

CVC seeks bank officials' help in probing corruption cases

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided to expand its pool of officers drawn from public sector banks to help it probe corruption complaints in the banking sector.

Govt starts selection process for CVC

Centre on Monday began the selection process for Chief of Central Vigilance Commission and sought applications from eligible candidates including serving and retired bureaucrats, besides private persons.

Vigilance Commissioner Rajiv to act as CVC chief

Vigilance Commissioner Rajiv has been authorized by President Pranab Mukherjee to act as the Central Vigilance Commissioner.

CVC, CIC working without chiefs

Anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and transparency panel Central Information Commission (CIC) are now both without their chiefs.

Will go by laid-down rules on Lokpal appointment: Rajnath

The government will go by the laid-down rules in deciding on appointments to the posts of Lokpal, CVC and other statutory authorities with the Leader of Opposition, who is a member of the selection panel for choosing them, not having been designated for the Lower House.

Nothing malafide in decision to strip Chaturvedi of AIIMS CVO post: Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said there was nothing malafide in the government's decision to strip Sanjeev Chaturvedi of the post of chief vigilance officer of AIIMS.

Online vigilance clearance for govt officials

An online mechanism has been started to provide vigilance clearance for posting, promotion and empanelment of senior government officials.

SC asks AG to look at Centre's appointment process on CVC, VC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to examine the allegation that Government was going ahead with the appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner(CVC) and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) by giving a go bye to the apex court directions.

CVC seeks strong anti-corruption mechanisms for regulators

Anti-corruption watchdog CVC has sought tough measures to check corruption in various regulatory bodies including SEBI and FMC besides appointment of full-time chief vigilance officers (CVOs) in some of these regulators.

Bernie Ecclestone says he knew he was innocent

Formula One boss, Bernie Ecclestone says that he knew he was innocent and the much publicised bribery trial never bothered him. He is attending first post-trial race weekend at the historic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix.

AIIMS CVO controversy: CVC rejected Chaturvedi`s name twice, says Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday termed as a "fine farce" the controversy surrounding the removal of AIIMS CVO Sanjeev Chaturvedi, and defended the government decision saying the CVC had rejected his name twice and his continuation as CVO was irregular and indefensible.

SC notice to Centre for appointing CVC on line of Lokpal

Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a petition for making the appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)and Vigilance Commissioners (VCs) more transparent by seeking applications through public advertisement on the lines of Lokpal.

SC notice on plea for unanimous selection of CVC

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice on a plea seeking that the selection of CVC should be done unanimously and not by majority and in a transparent manner by inviting applications.

CBI registers 2 fresh cases in Coalgate scam

CBI Thursday registered two fresh cases in coal blocks allocation scam against two firms in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh following a direction from the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).

Decline in number of whistleblower complaints on graft: Govt

There has been a decline in number of corruption complaints from whistleblowers during the past three years, the government said Wednesday.

`Making big people accountable to law sent a positive message`

Holding powerful people accountable to law in recent scams like 2G and CWG has sent a positive message, Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar said on Monday.

`Making big people accountable to law sent a positive message`

Holding powerful people accountable to law in recent scams like 2G and CWG has sent a positive message that the high and mighty cannot get away with any wrongdoings, Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar said here on Monday.