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  • Government Appoints Panel to Assess Coal Blocks Compensation: Report

    Government Appoints Panel to Assess Coal Blocks Compensation: Report

    Days after promulgating an Ordinance to e-auction the coal blocks cancelled by the Supreme Court, the government has formed a committee headed by former Central Vigilance Commissioner Pratyush Sinha to assess compensation to be paid for taking over r...

  • Government vs Central Vigilance Commission over an appointment

    The appointment of an officer in the Central Bureau of Investigation has led to an unseemly confrontation between the government's anti-corruption watchdog and the Prime Minister's Office.

  • BJP opposes PM's choice in Lokpal selection panel, may take fight to the President

    BJP opposes PM's choice in Lokpal selection panel, may take fight to the President

    The appointment of India's first ever Lokpal has set off a major political confrontation between the Centre and the BJP months ahead of the national election. The main opposition party has objected to the Prime Minister's choice of a jurist for the p...

  • Graft cases: Central Vigilance Commission recommends action against 122 government officials

    The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has recommended penalty proceedings against 122 government officials, including a Commissioner of Central Board of Excise and Customs, for their alleged involvement in corruption.

  • BJP opposes SC Sinha's appointment to National Human Rights Commission: Sources

    BJP opposes SC Sinha's appointment to National Human Rights Commission: Sources

    The main opposition party, the BJP, has said it does not agree with the government's decision to nominate SC Sinha to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Mr Sinha will retire as head of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in October.

  • No final decision on next CBI Director

    No final decision on next CBI Director

    No decision was taken on Thursday for shortlisting three senior IPS officers for the post of CBI Director during a high-level meeting chaired by Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar.

  • 2G : Plea against Chidambaram & Khurshid listed for hearing in Supreme Court

    2G : Plea against Chidambaram & Khurshid listed for hearing in Supreme Court

    A bench of justices G S Singhvi and S J Mukhopadhaya said that matter would be taken up after Holi vacation.

  • No SIT for 2G scam, SC seeks assistance of CVC

    No SIT for 2G scam, SC seeks assistance of CVC

    The SC refused to appoint an SIT for further probe in 2G spectrum scam but sought the assistance of CVC

  • Pradeep Kumar sworn in as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner

    Pradeep Kumar sworn in as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner

    Central Vigilance Commissioner, CVC, Palmolein case, PJ Thomas, Pradeep Kumar

  • Sushma thanks PM for statement on CVC, BJP says not enough

    Sushma thanks PM for statement on CVC, BJP says not enough

    On an official trip to Jammu, questions put to the Prime Minister focused only on the political developments in Delhi in the last 24 hours.The Supreme Court yesterday struck the government hard by declaring that PJ Thomas' appointment as India's Central Vigilance Commissioner was invalid. Mr Thomas ...

  • Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas likely to resign today

    Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas likely to resign today

    After another hellish controversy over his appointment as the Central Vigilance Commissioner, the government is now reportedly expecting PJ Thomas to resign. Sources say he may step down today as there is concern within the government over possible strictures by Supreme Court after Thursday's contro...

  • PJ Thomas may have to resign: Government sources

    PJ Thomas may have to resign: Government sources

    After another hellish controversy over his appointment as Chief Vigilance Commissioner, the government is now reportedly expecting PJ Thomas to resign. Mr. Thomas was named the country's most-senior officer in charge of fighting corruption in November 2010 by a committee consisting of the Prime...

  • Centre defends PJ Thomas' appointment as CVC

    Centre defends PJ Thomas' appointment as CVC

    The Centre today strongly defended the appointment of controversial bureaucrat PJ Thomas, facing a corruption case in a Kerala court, as Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), saying he was an "outstanding officer" with "impeccable integrity".In an affidavit in the Supreme Court cleared by Attorney G...

  • Supreme Court turns heat on Thomas

    Supreme Court turns heat on Thomas

    There is pressure growing on Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) PJ Thomas to quit. But he has dug his heels in, refusing to go. The case challenging his appointment comes up in Supreme Court on Monday.

  • Will Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas resign before Supreme Court hearing?

    Will Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas resign before Supreme Court hearing?

    Will Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas resign today? There are reports that the CVC may quit ahead of a Supreme Court hearing on Monday that challenges his appointment.The Supreme Court has been highly critical of the government's decision to appoint him as the CVC because he is an accused in...

  • Fresh evidence against Chief Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas

    Fresh evidence against Chief Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas

    There are reports that the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) PJ Thomas may quit ahead of a Supreme Court hearing on Monday that challenges his appointment.The government has been trying to project that Thomas's involvement in the Kerala Palmolein import scam of 1992 is only political but document...

  • Will Central Vigilance Commissioner Thomas resign today?

    Will Central Vigilance Commissioner Thomas resign today?

    Today could be the last day at work for Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) PJ Thomas. Sources have told NDTV that he may step down ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on Monday when it is slated to take up a Public Interest Litigation against his appointment. Though Thomas has been maintaining that...

  • SC uncomfortable with Thomas as Central Vigilance Commissioner

    SC uncomfortable with Thomas as Central Vigilance Commissioner

    His appointment was controversial right from the start - the BJP vehemently opposed PJ Thomas being made the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC).?Now, the Supreme Court has expressed its discomfort."We are concerned that if a person is an accused in a criminal case how will he function as CVC?...

  • Is the new CVC against 2G scam probe?

    Is the new CVC against 2G scam probe?

    As the government's decision to appoint PJ Thomas as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) sparks off a huge political row, NDTV has accessed a Department of Telecom (DoT) note which puts a question mark on whether the new CVC is in favour of probing the 2G scam.In the note dated July 10, 201...

  • Decision to appoint Thomas is to cover up 2G scam: BJP

    Decision to appoint Thomas is to cover up 2G scam: BJP

    The decision to appoint P J Thomas, Secretary in the Ministry of Telecommunications, as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) has not gone down well with the BJP, even though Sushma Swaraj herself was on the selection panel along with the Prime Minister, Home Minister, and Minister of State i...

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