irrigation scam

NCP leader Ajit Pawar gets clean chit in irrigation scam case

The 16-page affidavit, dated November 27, was submitted at the Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court by ACB superintendent Rashmi Nandedkar in which she has observed that there is no criminal liability on the part of the then chairman of the Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation (VIDC) in respect of the process of granting sanction.

Dec 06, 2019, 08:53 AM IST

Four new FIRs lodged in Maharashtra's Rs 72,000 cr irrigation 'scam'

The Maharashtra ACB on Tuesday lodged four fresh FIRs against two dozen persons for involvement in the alleged Rs 72,000 crore irrigation scam in the state.

Dec 13, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

NCP stir seeks to divert attention from irrigation scam: BJP

 BJP spokesman for Maharashtra, Madhav Bhandari said here on Sunday that the NCP's agitation seeks to divert attention of citizens from the irrigation scam probe which involves its senior leaders he said.

Sep 13, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

No one will be spared in irrigation scam, says Fadnavis

After allegations of leniency shown to former deputy chief minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) is doing its job professionally and no one will be spared.

Jun 06, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

BJP protecting Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam case, alleges AAP

The Maharashtra unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday protested against the decision of Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) to refrain from calling Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar for questioning in the irrigation scam case and called it a "mockery" of the probe.

Jun 05, 2015, 00:13 AM IST

Those involved in irrigation scam will not be spared: Maha CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Sunday that those involved in the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam would not be spared by his government.

May 10, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

Maharashtra CM's decision on ACB plea against Ajit Pawar, Bhujbal awaited

Though his 38-day old government does not need support of NCP any longer with Shiv Sena coming aboard, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is yet to take a decision on proposal of inquiry into corruption cases against former ministers from the Sharad Pawar-led party.

Dec 08, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

BJP demands independent CBI, ED probe into irrigation scam

BJP has demanded an independent probe by the CBI and the ED into alleged irregular financial transactions worth Rs 20000 crore which fell outside the scope of the Chitale Committee, which probed the irrigation scam in Maharashtra.

Jun 18, 2014, 23:20 PM IST

Chitale committee confirms irrigation scam in Maha, says BJP

The Madhav Chitale committee, appointed by Maharashtra government to probe the Rs 70,000 crore irrigation scam, has substantiated the accusation that in spite of a huge expenditure irrigation potential increased by just 0.1 per cent in the last decade, BJP said here on Friday.

Jun 13, 2014, 23:19 PM IST

Chitale panel collects papers on Maharashtra`s irrigation scam

Madhav Chitale Special Enquiry Committee probing Maharashtra`s alleged multi-crore irrigation scam has visited Yavatmal and collected important documents.

Oct 25, 2013, 19:24 PM IST

Irrigation scam: BJP leaders make submissions before panel

Maharashtra BJP leaders, including state unit president Devendra Fadnavis, presented a cartload of proof while making a presentation before the Madhav Chitale panel on Monday, about alleged financial irregularities in multi-crore irrigation projects.

Oct 21, 2013, 17:26 PM IST

Maharashtra BJP to submit papers to irrigation scam probe panel

Maharashtra BJP leaders will submit documentary "evidence" to the Madhav Chitale committee, which is conducting inquiry into the alleged Rs 70,000 crore irrigation scam in the state, on October 21.

Oct 18, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

Maharashtra irrigation scam: BJP accuses CM of cover-up

Opposition BJP on Thursday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of doing a U-turn on the mandate of a committee probing the irrigation scam under pressure from alliance partner NCP.

Oct 03, 2013, 18:24 PM IST

Maharashtra BJP alleges delay in probing Rs 70,000-crore scam

Alleging "delay" in probe of Rs 70,000-crore irrigation scam, BJP sought clarification from Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.

Sep 05, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

PIL urges probe into role of Ajit Pawar in Irrigation scam

PIL seeking CBI probe into irrigation scam in Maharashtra has urged Bombay High Court to order inquiry into role of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for alleged corruption in execution of projects.

Aug 01, 2013, 20:21 PM IST

NCP MLCs object to reading out of HC order on irrigation scam

Proceedings in Maharashtra Legislative Council were adjourned thrice as NCP members objected to Leader of Opposition Vinod Tawde (BJP) reading out Bombay HC order on irrigation scam during a debate.

Jul 24, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

BJP asks Maha guv to monitor SIT probing irrigation scam

BJP on Monday requested Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to monitor the special probe team set up to examine alleged irregularities in irrigation projects in the state.

Jul 22, 2013, 23:25 PM IST

Ajit Pawar should resign: IAC activist Anjali Damania

India Against Corruption activist Anjali Damania on Friday took a dig at Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over his recent controversial "urine to fill dry dams" remark.

Apr 19, 2013, 12:46 PM IST

HC seeks Maharashtra govt`s reply to PIL on irrigation scam

Bombay High Court gave time to Maharashtra Government to respond to affidavit with regard to his PIL questioning validity of Special Investigating Team (SIT) formed to probe the irrigation scam.

Feb 16, 2013, 00:16 AM IST

Drought can`t be understood by helicopter survey: NCP to Sena

Accusing opposition Shiv Sena and BJP of indulging in politics over drought in Maharashtra, NCP on Thursday said the situation cannot be understood by "travelling in expensive cars and helicopters".

Feb 08, 2013, 00:17 AM IST