The biggest stories of February 10, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
Wednesday June 10, 2015
State-owned Indian Bank on Wednesday announced top level changes in the management, with current managing director and CEO, T M Bhasin, demitting office, to take up a new responsibility in the Central Vigilance Commission.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 10, 2015
KV Chowdary, a former head of the Central Board of Direct Taxes, was today sworn in as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner by President Pranab Mukherjee.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 8, 2015
K V Chowdary, the former chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes, has been appointed the Central Vigilance Commissioner and seniormost information commissioner Vijai Sharma has been named as new Chief Information Commissioner.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan has objected to the government's choice for the post of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), K V Chowdary, who retired as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday June 2, 2015
A panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi finalised the names of the next the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on Wednesday. A formal announcement of the names will take place after President Pranab Mukherjee gives his assent. The President is away on a five-day visit to Sweden and Belarus, till Th...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 1, 2015
Government and the opposition today agreed on the names of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), the posts that have been lying vacant for over nine months over which there has been criticism.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday May 28, 2015
The Central Administrative Tribunal -- the body that settles disputes regarding the appointment and transfer of bureaucrats -- has quashed a cabinet committee's order ... regarding former Chief Vigilance Officer of AIIMS, Sanjiv Chaturvedi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 23, 2015
The Prime Minister-led selection committee could not arrive at a decision on the appointment of chiefs of Central Information Commission (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) at a meeting held in New Delhi today.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday December 17, 2014
The Supreme Court today said the Centre cannot appoint a Central Vigilance Commissioner and the Vigilance Commissioner without its approval, but the selection process for both posts can progress.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
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 running or ready-to-produce mines.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday February 11, 2014
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.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday February 4, 2014
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 panel that will select the national anti-corruption ombudsman. The BJP reportedly wants to meet Presi...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 2, 2013
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.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; edited by Mala Das | Sunday March 31, 2013
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 18, 2012
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.
Thursday March 1, 2012
A bench of justices G S Singhvi and S J Mukhopadhaya said that matter would be taken up after Holi vacation.
Thursday February 2, 2012
The SC refused to appoint an SIT for further probe in 2G spectrum scam but sought the assistance of CVC
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday July 14, 2011
Central Vigilance Commissioner, CVC, Palmolein case, PJ Thomas, Pradeep Kumar
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday March 5, 2011
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 was selected in September by a three-member commit...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday January 28, 2011
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 controversial hearing over his appointment as the CVC.Mr...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday January 27, 2011
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 Minister, the Home Minister and Leader of the Opp...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 17, 2011
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 General G E Vahanvati, Government also said there w...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday December 6, 2010
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.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday December 5, 2010
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 the Kerala Palmolein import scam of 1992 that cau...