BJP demands independent CBI, ED probe into irrigation scam

BJP has demanded an independent probe by the CBI and the ED into alleged irregular financial transactions worth Rs 20000 crore which fell outside the scope of the Chitale Committee, which probed the irrigation scam in Maharashtra.

Chitale committee confirms irrigation scam in Maha, says BJP

The Madhav Chitale committee, appointed by Maharashtra government to probe the Rs 70,000 crore irrigation scam, has substantiated the accusation that in spite of a huge expenditure irrigation potential increased by just 0.1 per cent in the last decade, BJP said here on Friday.

Chitale panel collects papers on Maharashtra`s irrigation scam

Madhav Chitale Special Enquiry Committee probing Maharashtra`s alleged multi-crore irrigation scam has visited Yavatmal and collected important documents.

Irrigation scam: BJP leaders make submissions before panel

Maharashtra BJP leaders, including state unit president Devendra Fadnavis, presented a cartload of proof while making a presentation before the Madhav Chitale panel on Monday, about alleged financial irregularities in multi-crore irrigation projects.

Maharashtra BJP to submit papers to irrigation scam probe panel

Maharashtra BJP leaders will submit documentary "evidence" to the Madhav Chitale committee, which is conducting inquiry into the alleged Rs 70,000 crore irrigation scam in the state, on October 21.

Maharashtra irrigation scam: BJP accuses CM of cover-up

Opposition BJP on Thursday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of doing a U-turn on the mandate of a committee probing the irrigation scam under pressure from alliance partner NCP.

Maharashtra BJP alleges delay in probing Rs 70,000-crore scam

Alleging "delay" in probe of Rs 70,000-crore irrigation scam, BJP sought clarification from Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.

PIL urges probe into role of Ajit Pawar in Irrigation scam

PIL seeking CBI probe into irrigation scam in Maharashtra has urged Bombay High Court to order inquiry into role of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for alleged corruption in execution of projects.

NCP MLCs object to reading out of HC order on irrigation scam

Proceedings in Maharashtra Legislative Council were adjourned thrice as NCP members objected to Leader of Opposition Vinod Tawde (BJP) reading out Bombay HC order on irrigation scam during a debate.

BJP asks Maha guv to monitor SIT probing irrigation scam

BJP on Monday requested Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to monitor the special probe team set up to examine alleged irregularities in irrigation projects in the state.

Ajit Pawar should resign: IAC activist Anjali Damania

India Against Corruption activist Anjali Damania on Friday took a dig at Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over his recent controversial "urine to fill dry dams" remark.

HC seeks Maharashtra govt`s reply to PIL on irrigation scam

Bombay High Court gave time to Maharashtra Government to respond to affidavit with regard to his PIL questioning validity of Special Investigating Team (SIT) formed to probe the irrigation scam.

Drought can`t be understood by helicopter survey: NCP to Sena

Accusing opposition Shiv Sena and BJP of indulging in politics over drought in Maharashtra, NCP on Thursday said the situation cannot be understood by "travelling in expensive cars and helicopters".

No need for CBI probe into irrigation scam: Maha govt tells HC

Maharashtra government has said in its affidavit before the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court that there was no need for a CBI probe into the alleged irrigation scam as an SIT had already been set up.

Maha govt announces SIT to probe irrigation scam

Maharashtra government late Monday announced a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by leading water expert Madhav Chitale to probe into the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam.

MNS wants `criminal inquiry` into irrigation scam

Dismissing the probe by special investigation team into the irrigation scam, ordered by the Maharashtra Government, Raj Thackeray-led MNS on Friday demanded for "criminal inquiry".

Maha govt announces SIT probe into irrigation scam

The Maharashtra government on Monday announced a probe by Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam.

Maharashtra House adjourned amid din on SIT probe into irrigation scam

Proceedings were disrupted by Opposition over irrigation scam probe in Maharashtra Assembly, House was adjourned for day without transacting much business on fourth consecutive day of Winter session.

Ajit Pawar to return as Maharashtra Deputy CM

NCP leader Ajit Pawar is all set to return as the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra.

Kejriwal holds rally at Roha, hits out at Maharashtra govt

Arvind Kejriwal said the White Paper on irrigation was "an attempt to absolve NCP leader Ajit Pawar of all the corruption charges against him".