J&K vigilance files chargesheet against 14 in Rs 22 cr fraud

State Vigilance Organisation on Monday filed a supplementary chargesheet against 14 bank employees for their alleged role in embezzlement of over Rs 22 crores from funds meant to compensate people whose lands were acquired in Pulwama.

Vigilance probe against Kerala minister nearing end


Thiruvananthapuram: The coming days will be crucial not only for Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani but also for the Chandy government as the vigilance department is expected to submit its report soon in the bars bribery case in which Mani is an accused.

Bar bribery scam: 'Nothing unsusual' in the procedure, says Mani

Putting up a brave face, Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, whose statement was taken by a Vigilance team in connection with the bar bribery scam, on Saturday said there was "nothing unusual" in the procedure.

Vigilance collects evidence from compound of Mani's residence

Vigilance and Anti- Corruption Bureau officials, probing the bar scam, have taken evidence from the compound of the official residence of State Finance Minister K M Mani, who is facing bribery charges.

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.

Drug controller booked for amassing disproportionate assets

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.

Pak may resort to border firing to disrupt J&K polls: BSF

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.

Goa CM Parsekar allocates portfolios

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday allocated portfolios to his ministers.

Rajnath Singh directs stregthening of coordination among agencies

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.

New flyover in French drone mystery

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.

France widens vigilance alert to 40 countries

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.

Unauthorised structures: Delhi cops to face action for graft

Action will be taken against policemen found demanding bribe from people for allowing or stopping unauthorised constructions, Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Friday.

IOC says Rio report encouraging but vigilance needed

Brazil has presented an "encouraging report" about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.

7 booked by J&K Vigilance for illegal allotment of JDA land

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.

Delhi Govt plans single window system to track vigilance cases

Delhi Government will soon come up with a `single window system` to keep a track on ongoing enquiries and vigilance cases lodged against government employees.

EC to take steps to check misuse of money power during polls

Election Commission will implement measures like forming village vigilance committees, to check misuse of money during polls in Tamil Nadu, which has been identified as one of the `sensitive` states.

Vigilance clearance must before promotion of officers: Govt

A government employee would be considered for promotion only if he or she has been given a clearance from vigilance department, the Centre said on Thursday.

Uttarakhand becomes first state to have mining vigilance force

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.

BSP`s UP chief booked by vigilance

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.

Lokayukta recommends probe against UP BSP chief

Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta asked the state government to lodge an FIR against Ram Achal Rajbhar, who was minister in previous Mayawati regime, and also recommended a CBI or Vigilance probe against him.