CVC red-flags board level appointments in PSBs

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has red-flagged appointment process of some senior level officers in public sector banks (PSBs) and sought clarification from the Finance Ministry.

Give dept-wise details of whistleblowers complaints: CIC to CVC

The department-wise details of whistleblowers` complaints of corruption in government departments can be made public, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has held.

Achuthanandan seeks probe against Kerala chief secretary

Former Kerala CM VS Achuthanandan Sunday sought PM Modi`s intervention in launching a probe against Kerala chief secretary`s alleged links with builders.

Lokpal will help CVC function independently: Govt

The enactment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act will help Central Vigilance Commission work in an independent and assertive manner, the government said.

`Apply mind` while issuing order on graft cases: CVC to depts

Central Vigilance Commission advised its officers dealing with disciplinary and corruption cases involving their subordinates.

CBI probe into Saradha scam should uncover political nexus: Left

Attacking Trinamool Congress for opposing CBI investigation into Saradha scam, Left parties welcomed the Supreme Court directions for such a probe and demanded that the agency should uncover the "political nexus" behind the swindling of funds and associated money laundering.

West Bengal government welcomes SC order on CBI probe into Saradha

The West Bengal government welcomed the Supreme Court verdict asking the CBI to probe the Saradha chit fund scam in which lakhs of investors were cheated of their money in the state and elswhere.

Odisha welcomes SC ruling on chit fund scam

Political leaders and activists in Odisha welcomed the Supreme Court decision to handover the state`s chit fund scam cases to the CBI for further investigation.

Ensure transparency while inviting bids: CVC

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) asked all government departments to ensure transparency and fairplay while inviting bid documents or floating tenders for all procurement and contractual works.

CVC awaits sanction to prosecute over 50 officials for graft

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different departments for more than four months to prosecute over 50 officials, including from IAS and IPS, for their alleged involvement in corruption.

CAG, CVC accused of precipitating `policy paralysis` praised by President

Institutions like CAG and CVC may have drawn flak from the government which blamed them for policy paralysis but President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday praised these bodies and the Election Commission for their impartiality and capacity to take decision with independence.

CVC to review coalgate cases probe; to call meeting with CBI

The Central Vigilance Commission will review preliminary enquiries filed by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore coal blocks allocation scam.

Is CVC just a mute spectator, asks SC

"Is Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) just a mute spectator", the Supreme Court on Monday said during a hearing in the Coalgate case.

Corruption widespread in India, says US report

There is widespread corruption in India at all levels of the government, including judiciary, said a US Congress-mandated report.

Token provision for Lokpal in Interim Budget

Government made token provision of Rs two crore for anti-graft body Lokpal and gave a nominal increase of Rs 94 lakh to Rs 20.35 crore for Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in the interim budget.

Avoid multiplicity of anti-corruption agencies: Experts

The functioning of CBI and CVC should be integrated with that of Lokpal as otherise it would lead to a turf-war between the three agencies, experts suggested during the CVC golden jubilee function here on Wednesday.

More powers were possible without SC intervention: CBI chief

Ranjit Sinha said recent steps taken by the Centre to give some financial and administrative freedom to the agency could have been taken without the intervention of the Supreme Court.

Need to strengthen institutions like CAG, CVC: Sushma Swaraj

Taking a dig at government`s contention of blaming vigilance and investigating agencies for policy paralysis, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said though their vigour does not suit the ruling class many a time, institutions like CAG and CVC should be strengthened in a healthy democracy.

Corruption major stumbling block in progress: President

Terming corruption as a "major stumbling block" in the country`s progress, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday asked CVC to lead the way in cleansing the government.

Honest officers should not be harassed for bonafide mistakes: PM

Speaking on the occasion of Central Vigilance Commission Golden Jubilee celebrations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that it needs to be insured that honest officers are not harassed for bonafide mistakes.