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Central Vigilance Commissioner

Congress submits memorandum on Rafale deal to CVC, seeks FIR

Congress has accused the government of causing loss to the public exchequer and endangering national security by bypassing HAL in favour of some businessman "friends" for offset contract.

Sep 24, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

India asks countries to speed up action on Letters Rogatory

Giving details of the performance assessment of bureaucrats, CVC said over 125 senior public servants were retired prematurely from service.

Jun 28, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Central Vigilance Commissioner calls for foolproof system to verify bank customers' data

CVC K V Chowdary today favoured putting in place a network of systems for bank officials to verify the genuineness.

Jul 08, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

SC to accord urgent hearing of plea on appointment of CVC, VC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) KV Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) TM Bhasin on the ground that the two persons "do not have clean record".

Mar 15, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

Need to change Whistleblowers Act to protect witnesses: CVC

CVC said a whistleblower is the one who has the direct and personal information or leads which are very useful in an investigation.

Jan 18, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Digvijaya Singh complains to CVC against Nitin Gadkari's 'crony capitalism'

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday wrote to Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) accusing union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari of crony capitalism and nepotism in awarding the contract of Rs.10,050-crore Zojila Pass Tunnel project in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jan 11, 2016, 23:28 PM IST

Lack of awareness about vigilance results in corruption: CVC

Lack of awareness about vigilance procedures has resulted in corruption and misconduct in India, Central Vigilance Commissioner said on Wednesday.

Jan 07, 2016, 00:44 AM IST

Remain alert on smaller forex transfers from single accounts: CVC to RBI, IBA

The Central Vigilance Commissioner has asked the Reserve Bank of India and Indian Banking Association to remain alert on smaller forex transactions from single accounts

Oct 23, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Now, CVC to do a 'Maan ki Baat' on anti-corruption measures

 Along the lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Maan ki Baat' programme, Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary would interact with people on Monday via radio on the issue of anti-corruption.

Oct 20, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

SC notice over PIL on vigilance officials

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the central government on a petition by NGO Common Cause seeking the quashing of the appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) KV Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) TM Bhasin as their appointment was said to have breached the principle of "institutional integrity".

Aug 13, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Plea in SC challenging appointment of CVC and Vigilance Commissioner

A petition was on Wednesday moved in the Supreme Court challenging the appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) on the ground that they allegedly did not have "clean record".

Jul 22, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

CVC Chowdary presses for speedy disposal of graft cases

Central Vigilance Commissioner KV Chowdary Tuesday stressed the need for speedy disposal of corruption cases while emphasising on early detection of frauds.

Jul 07, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

No need for increased superintendence over CBI: CVC

 There is no need for increased superintendence over the CBI in the aftermath of allegations against its former Director Ranjit Sinha meeting the accused in coal blocks allocation and 2G scam cases, Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary said on Sunday.

Jun 21, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

CVC calls for penalty for 'motivated' complaints of corruption

Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K V Chowdary on Thursday advocated penal provisions for people who file "motivated and vexatious complaints" of corruption against government employees.

Jun 18, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Checking of vexatious petitions a priority: CIC Vijai Sharma

The priority of Central Information Commission will be to check vexatious petitions and mounting backlog of cases, its new chief Vijai Sharma said here on Wednesday.

Jun 10, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

Priority to build strong vigilance mechanism: New CVC

Former Central Board of Direct Taxes chief K.V. Chowdary, who will be sworn in as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner on Wednesday, has said his priority will be to build "a very strong vigilance mechanism".

Jun 10, 2015, 00:41 AM IST

President to administer oath of office to CVC, CIC on Wednesday

President Pranab Mukherjee will administer the oath of office to newly-appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) KV Chowdary and Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Vijai Sharma here on Wednesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

KV Chowdary appointed as new CVC, Vijai Sharma named CIC

The Centre on Monday appointed senior most Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma as the new Chief Information Commissioner, while former CBDT chief KV Chowdary was named as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner of the country.

Jun 08, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Prashant Bhushan opposes name of KV Chowdary for CVC post, writes to PMO

Expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Prashant Bhushan has raised objections after reports of former CBDT chief KV Choudhry being the front-runner for the post of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) surfaced.

Jun 02, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Vijai Sharma tipped to be new CIC; KV Chowdary may be CVC

Senior most Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma is tipped to be new Chief Information Commissioner, while former CBDT chief KV Chowdary is understood to be in the running for the Central Vigilance Commissioner's post.

Jun 02, 2015, 00:35 AM IST