The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the Central Vigilance Commission was expected to objectively and independently examine the complaints by whistle-blowers against officials and not just act as a post office to forward the complaints to the chief vigilance officer of the department concerned.
Bihar Drug Controller Hemant Kumar Sinha has been booked for amassing disproportionate assets worth Rs 45.29 lakh beyond his known sources of income during service period, a Vigilance official said on Friday.
Apprehending that Pakistan might resort to cross-border firing to disrupt polling in Jammu and Kashmir, BSF said it has made elaborate arrangements and security and vigilance has been beefed up-to to foil any cross-border design.
In fresh efforts to further strengthen counter-terror framework, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday directed better coordination between intelligence and security agencies and involvement of the country's 60 lakh private security guards as vigilant eyes and ears.
Another unidentified drone was spotted this week flying over a French nuclear plant, adding to a spate of mystery drones over the past month, the nuclear plant at Bugey reported on its website Saturday.
Paris said Thursday it had widened its vigilance alert for nationals abroad from 31 to 40 countries including Asian nations, after a French hostage was beheaded in Algeria by jihadists linked to the Islamic State group.
The Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation has booked seven persons, including an IAS officer and Director of Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA), for alleged illegal allotment and grabbing of a prime land of JDA.
Uttarakhand on Wednesday constituted a Special Mining Vigilance Force to tackle illegal mining in ecologically sensitive zones along the Ganga and its tributaries, making it the first state to have such a force.
An FIR was on Wednesday lodged against Uttar Pradesh BSP president Ram Achal Rajbhar in Ambedkarnagar district, nine days after the state government ordered a probe against him in a disproportionate assets case.