Public Servants

NGOs to be considered public servants, have to disclose assets and liabilities: Report

NGOs to be considered public servants, have to disclose assets and liabilities: Report

In a measure which could have far-reaching consequences, the Union  Home Ministry has decided that all non-profit organisations that receive more than Rs one crore as government funds and over 10 lakhs as donations from abroad, will have to declare their assets.

Jul 25, 2016, 18:59 PM IST

Govt servants can file revised assets details by October 15

All central government employees will have to file revised details of their assets and liabilities by October 15 this year under the provisions of the Lokpal Act.

Jul 12, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Maharashtra Cabinet decides to amend Criminal Procedure Code

The Maharashtra state cabinet on Tuesday decided to amend the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) to make it compulsory for magistrates to check whether a prior sanction from the authority has been obtained before ordering probes against public servants.

Jun 09, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

79 cases against 240 public servants registered in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir state vigilance organization (SVO) has registered 79 cases against 240 public servants, including 106 gazetted officers, during the last year, a senior official said on Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Corruption if not tackled will lead to death of society: Court

A Delhi court has sentenced two public servants and three others, convicted in one of the seven National Insurance Company (NIC) scam cases, to four years rigorous imprisonment saying "corruption, if not tackled will lead to death of society by continuous debilitation."

Oct 30, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

Frame guidelines for public servants` conduct: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the central government to "expeditiously" frame guidelines for conduct of public servants to be followed outside office.

Jan 22, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Sebi panel proposes tougher insider trading law

Under proposed law, public servants in possession of price-sensitive information will come under purview.

Dec 11, 2013, 17:48 PM IST

Parl Panel seeks suggestion from public on bill to amend anti-graft act

A Parliamentary Committee has sought suggestions from public on a bill aimed at punishing bribe givers.

Sep 01, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

Public servants should exercise restraint: CM

A visibly disturbed Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday refused to be drawn into the controversy.

Nov 04, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

276 public servants convicted for corruption in Odisha

Affirming his government`s resolve to fight corruption, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said 276 public servants have been convicted in court of law during the last three years.

Nov 01, 2012, 21:41 PM IST

Corrupt public servants deserve no sympathy: HC

The Bombay High Court declared unequivocally that no leniency or sympathy could be shown towards corruption by public servants.

Aug 16, 2012, 14:25 PM IST

72 public servants in vigilance net this year

Bihar Vigilance officials arrested
72 public servants on charge of taking bribe at various places this year.

Dec 25, 2011, 13:07 PM IST

Bihar: Public servants must submit assets details

The Nitish Kr govt decided to treat as "serious misconduct" for public servants not submitting their details of property within the stipulated time.

Nov 15, 2011, 22:43 PM IST

No criminal prosecution for official duties: HC

Punjab HC has observed if public servants face criminal prosecution for performing official duties, it would become difficult for them to work.

Nov 10, 2011, 21:37 PM IST

‘Corruption by public servants a gigantic problem’

Observing that corruption has
become a `gigantic problem`, a Delhi court has sentenced a city policeman to three years jail for accepting bribe.

Jun 19, 2011, 12:07 PM IST

Deal expeditiously with graft cases, SC to courts

The Supreme Court directed
all special courts in the country dealing with corruption
complaints against public servants to expeditiously dispose
them off in the interest of both justice and the accused.

Feb 11, 2011, 00:31 AM IST