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Palmolein oil case: SC asks Kerala HC to expedite hearing

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala High Court to expeditiously decided the state government's plea seeking to withdraw the 23-year-old palmolein oil import scam case in which names of some politicians and bureaucrats have cropped up.

SC keeps ex-CVC PJ Thomas` plea pending in Palmolein case

Supreme Court decided to keep in abeyance plea of PJ Thomas seeking quashing of multi-crore rupees palmolein oil scam against him after Kerala govt said it favoured withdrawal of prosecution.

SC to hear PJ Thomas` plea after vacation

Supreme Court will hear after summer vacation plea of retired IAS officer P J Thomas seeking quashing of 22-year-old corruption case against him due to which his appointment as CVC was held illegal.

SC issues notice to Centre on former CVC chief PJ Thomas plea

Retired IAS officer PJ Thomas, whose appointment as CVC chief was held as illegal because of a pending corruption case against him, approached the SC for quashing of the case.

SC seeks Centre`s response on PJ Thomas` plea

The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre and CBI on a plea by retired IAS officer P J Thomas seeking quashing of the case against him in the over two decade-old palmolein oil import scam.

HC dismisses petition by former CVC PJ Thomas

Kerala High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by former Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas, seeking to quash proceedings against him.

Govt to challenge CIC order on PJ Thomas` empanelment

The government has decided to approach the Delhi HC seeking relief from the CIC`s directives for disclosing records related to empanelment of former CVC PJ Thomas for appointment at the Centre.

Corruption, 2G and CVC drama engaged Supreme Court

The 2G scam and the judiciary-
executive turf war over black money and SPOs engaged the Supreme Court.

CVC appointment: Thomas withdraws plea from HC

Former CVC P J Thomas withdrew from the Delhi High Court his plea for direction to the Rashtrapati Bhawan to decide his representation against
the Supreme Court order sacking him.

Thomas wants stay on new CVC appointment

Former chief vigilance commissioner PV Thomas has appealed to President Pratibha Patil to stay the appointment of the new CVC.

Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar is new CVC

Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar
was on Saturday unanimously chosen the next Chief Vigilance
Commissioner, four months after the Supreme Court had quashed
the appointment of P J Thomas to the post.

Process to choose new CVC begins

Government has initiated the process of choosing a new Chief Vigilance Commissioner to succeed PJ Thomas.

Thomas wasn`t cleared for central deputation

The Centre had denied any communiqué from Kerala on the pending vigilance case against PJ Thomas.

Don`t have bio-data of former CVC PJ Thomas: Kerala govt

The Kerala government has said
that it does not have the bio-data submitted by former Central
Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas at the time of his
appointment to the post.

Tell the nation exactly how much guilty you are: Gadkari to PM

Taking on PM Manmohan
Singh for his statement in the wake of scams that he was not
as guilty as made out to be, BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Saturday
asked him to tell the nation exactly "how much guilty" he was.

Probe ordered into palmolein case involving ex-CVC

Vigilance Court allowed a plea from prosecution to further investigate the palmolein import case.

President cancels Thomas`s appointment as CVC

President Pratibha Patil cancelled the appointment of PJThomas as chief vigilance commissioner (CVC) following the Supreme Court declaring the appointment void.

Sacked CVC Thomas files review petition in SC

Former CVC PJ Thomas has decided to move the Supreme Court seeking review by a Constitution bench of its March 3 judgement quashing his appointment, claiming that judiciary has no right to decide his eligibility for the post.

CVC issue: Kerala CM refutes Chavan`s charge

Kerala Chief Minister
V S Achuthanandan today refuted the charge by Maharashtra
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan that it was the Kerala
government that gave vigilance clearance for P J Thomas.

CVC issue: PM accepts responsibility, blames Chavan for fiasco

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said
he was unaware of the corruption case against PJ Thomas.