Maharashtra Irrigation Scam

RTI activist alleges Maharashtra ACB giving 'special treatment' to Ajit Pawar

An RTI activist Jeetendra Ghadge Friday alleged that Ajit Pawar, who is being probed in connection with the irrigation scam, was given "special treatment" by the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) as the senior NCP leader is spared from personal appearances for investigations in the case.

Jul 24, 2015, 14:58 PM IST
Fadnavis orders probe against Ajit Pawar, Tatkare in Maharashtra irrigation scam

Fadnavis orders probe against Ajit Pawar, Tatkare in Maharashtra irrigation scam

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has accepted the proposal of the state's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct an "open inquiry" against former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP president Sunil Tatkare in the multi-crore irrigation scam, state's Advocate General told the Bombay High Court on Friday.

Dec 12, 2014, 12:46 PM IST

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.

Oct 03, 2013, 18:24 PM IST

CAG justifies damning report on Maharashtra irrigation scam

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Tuesday stood by its report that found irregularities in irrigation projects in Maharashtra and told Bombay High Court its conclusions were derived from evidence.

Apr 16, 2013, 20:21 PM IST

BJP seeks SIT probe into Maharashtra irrigation sc

BJP`s Vinod Tawde demanded that a special investigation team (SIT) be formed to probe the irrigation scam.

Nov 30, 2012, 21:20 PM IST

‘Damania targeting Gadkari to save her own interests`

Coming out in strong defence of party president Nitin Gadkari, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that India Against Corruption (IAC) member Anjali Damania was targeting him to protect her own interests.

Oct 18, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal, Congress conspiring against me: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari rejected allegations that he had acquired land in Maharashtra in an improper manner and expressed readiness for any kind of probe.

Oct 17, 2012, 18:42 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal accuses Nitin Gadkari of grabbing farmers’ land

IAC activist Arvind Kejriwal accused BJP national president Nitin Gadkari of being involved in corruption in irrigation projects in Maharashtra.

Oct 17, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

NCP ready to face scrutiny of irrigation projects: Ajit Pawar

NCP leader Ajit Pawar said his party was prepared to face scrutiny of allegations with regard to the irrigation sector.

Oct 13, 2012, 00:34 AM IST

BJP demands SIT probe in Maharashtra irrigation scam

Mungantiwar demanded a SIT probe in the alleged irregularities in irrigation projects under direct supervision of the High Court to book the "real culprits".

Oct 11, 2012, 17:58 PM IST

Maha BJP divided over white paper on irrigation `scam`?

Ajit Pawar while stepping down as the deputy chief minister had appealed for expediting the process to bring out the white paper, the announcement for which was made by Chavan in May.

Oct 06, 2012, 19:51 PM IST

Your hopes of Pawar vs Pawar dashed: Sharad Pawar to media

After the crucial meet in Mumbai of his party legilators, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that the party had accepted Ajit pawar`s resignation.

Sep 28, 2012, 17:34 PM IST