Vigilance Commissioner Rajiv has been authorized by President Pranab Mukherjee to act as the Central Vigilance Commissioner.
Holding powerful people accountable to law in recent scams like 2G and CWG has sent a positive message, Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar said on Monday.
Holding powerful people accountable to law in recent scams like 2G and CWG has sent a positive message that the high and mighty cannot get away with any wrongdoings, Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar said here on Monday.
Kerala High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by former Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas, seeking to quash proceedings against him.
As many as 205 officials working in different government departments have come under the lens of the Central Vigilance Commissioner for their alleged involvement in corruption.
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.
President Pratibha Patil administered the oath of office to 62-year-old Kumar, a 1972 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre, at a brief function in Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The ruling Congress Thursday said the Supreme Court decision to strike down the appointment of PJ Thomas as CVC was not a blow to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the party would study the order.
The Centre strongly defended the appointment of controversial bureaucrat PJ
Thomas, facing a corruption case, as Central Vigilance Commissioner.
BJP said PJ Thomas should not be provided with an "escape route" by allowing him to resign in the wake of observations made by the Supreme Court against him.
Central Vigilance Commissioner may summon officials of Union and State governments in connection with alleged financial irregularities in different Commonwealth Games related projects.
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