Corruption India Politics 

BJP Angles Congress On Bofors Scandal, Taunts To Break Silence

The BJP on Wednesday asked the Congress to come clean on the alleged involvement of its leaders in the Bofors scam, mounting an attack on the Gandhis’ and the party after a recent interview of a private investigator to Republic TV. Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani held a press conference at the BJP headquarters and demanded a clarification from the Congress on the interviews given by private detective Michael Hershman, who purportedly stumbled upon a Swiss bank account called Mont Blanc where the alleged Bofors bribe money was said to…

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Corruption Crime India Politics 

BJP questions Congress’ silence over Robert Vadra’s alleged links to arms dealer

The BJP on Tuesday asked Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul to break their “silence” over media reports which claimed that Robert Vadra had “links” with fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who was fielded by her party to attack the Congress leadership, said the silence of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul will be construed as acceptance of charges against Vadra. Citing the media report, Sitharaman alleged that a London house linked to Vadra was refurbished by Bhandari, who also made arrangements for his travel abroad. She also…

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Corruption India Maharashtra 

CBI Arrests Mumbai IT deputy commissioner In Alleged 3 Crore Bribery Case

It will certainly go down to the history of Indian corruption. This could emerge as the biggest case of “direct bribe demand” which has been busted by the CBI. The central intelligence agency on Friday shocked the nation by arresting a deputy commissioner of Income Tax with in Mumbai for allegedly demanding a Rs 3 crore bribe from the complainant. As per the CBI’s primary investigation, Jaipal Swamy, working with the central range of Mumbai, was busted red-handed at his South Mumbai office by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officers of…

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Corruption India Orissa 

Retired Orissa High Court judge arrested by CBI in medical admission scam

The CBI on Thursday arrested five persons, including retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi on corruption charge. The premier investigating agency has accused them of conspiring to settle in the Supreme Court a case of a Lucknow-based medical institute that was barred by the government from admitting students. The other arrested are B.P. Yadav, Palash, alleged middleman Vishwanath Agarwala and “hawala operator” Ram Dev Saraswat. They will be produced before a city court. The arrests came a day after a mix-up led to the central investigation agency knocking on…

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