CVC speeds up corrupts prosecution; says no to CBI meeting

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has done away with a process of holding a joint meeting with CBI and other departments to decide on cases of prosecution sanction against corrupt officials.

Hire outside experts to finish corruption probe on time: CVC

Citing delay in probe into cases of corruption in construction projects, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has asked government departments to hire independent and reliable engineers to finish these investigations on time.

Parliamentary Panel on Lokpal to miss deadline, seeks more time

A parliamentary committee examining the Lokpal amendment Bill will miss the March 25 deadline for submission of its report and has sought more time to finalise it.

Give fraud cases to CBI, not police: CVC to CPSEs

The Central Vigilance Commission has told the central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) that all cases of fraud of over Rs 25 lakh must be handed over for probe to CBI rather than the local police.

Three-fold increase in Lokpal budget; CVC outlay increased too

Over Rs seven crore has been earmarked for anti-corruption body Lokpal to meet its expenditure in the next fiscal, showing a three-fold hike in the allocation made last year.

DNA: ISIS video shows 21 Kurdish fighters paraded in cages

Another propaganda video released by the Islamic State militants, shows 21 hostages confined in cages, being paraded through Iraqi streets and interviewed before being apparently killed.
Also watch: DNA test of India's Central Vigilance Commission.

CBI, CVC give view on Lokpal amendments to Parliamentary panel

CBI and CVC have given their views on the provisions of the Lokpal amendment bill to a parliamentary panel examining it.

79 percent rise in graft complaints to CVC, crosses 63K mark in 2014

More than 63,000 corruption complaints were received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in 2014, a rise of 79 percent over the preceding year.

CVC should independently examine whistle-blowers'' complaints: SC

 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.

Prove identity or no action on graft complaints: CVC

 The Central Vigilance Commission has decided to ascertain the authenticity of complainants informing it about corruption in central government departments before initiating any probe on the basis of their complaints.

Punjab officer specially picked for crucial assignment in WB: Enforcement Directorate

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday sought to downplay the transfer of its main investigator in Punjab in the probe related to the high-profile Rs 6,000 crore drug money laundering case there, saying he has been "specially selected" to take over an "important assignment" in Kolkata where big scam cases like Saradha are being pursued.

Lokpal, CVC, CIC appointments in due course: Jitendra Singh

Rejecting charge of any deliberate delay, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said the appointments in Lokpal, CVC and CIC will happen in due course of time.

CVC in 2014: Eye on multi-crore scams, anti-graft measures

Timely supervision on multi-crore scams being probed by the CBI and a slew of measures to check corruption in government departments kept the Central Vigilance Commission, working without its regular chief, in news this year.

SC directs Centre to form a panel of 15 names for CVC post

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Union government to form a panel of 15 names for consideration for the post of Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC).

Send proper information when seeking advice in graft cases: CVC

The CVC has asked all central government departments to send all relevant details related to a corruption case to it while seeking its advice, noting that it was not being done properly.

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone rules out being reined in
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone rules out being reined in

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed talk of a new chairman trying to `rein him in` and says he plans to continue running the company as if he owned it.

LoP's absence won't invalidate Lokpal, CVC appointments: AG

The absence of recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha will not invalidate appointments in various statutory bodies including Lokpal and CVC among others, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said.

Govt holds discussion on amending Lokpal Act in absence of LoP

With nearly three weeks left for retirement of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the government on Friday held discussion on the issue of bringing an amendment in the Lokpal Act for selection of his successor in the absence of Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha.

F1 money and engine talks stall
F1 money and engine talks stall

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone will meet commercial rights holders CVC in London next week after talks with teams in Brazil on Saturday produced no agreement on giving smaller outfits more money to help them survive.

CVC seeks bank officials' help in probing corruption cases

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided to expand its pool of officers drawn from public sector banks to help it probe corruption complaints in the banking sector.