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The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is a fraud and malpractice detection arm in India.

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CVC to probe flaws in Railways Tatkal scheme
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is considering launch a probe against some Railway officials involved in malpractices related to the Tatkal scheme.

Digvijay Singh slams Team Anna for suspecting PM's role in coal block allocation
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday hit out at Team Anna for suspecting the role of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in coal block allocation.

CBI begins verification of coal block scam complaint
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun verifying allegations of irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks to private companies between 2006 and 2009 and their misuse by them.

Coalgate: BJP "happy" with CVC's response
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday expressed delight over the Central Vigilance Commission's (CVC) response to their filed complaints in connection with the alleged multi crore coal scam.

Congress refuses to comment on allegations against PM advisor
The Congress Party on Sunday refused to comment on reports that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advisor T.K.A. Nair was involved in caught in a land row in Bangalore.

Prashant Bhushan alleges corruption in defence deals
Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan has alleged that there is major corruption in defence deals and named a middleman, who is also the son of a lawmaker, as one of the persons involved.

UPA Govt. goes on back foot as BJP demands CBI probe into coal scam
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday hit out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre a draft report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on allotment of coal blocks without auction, and demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into it.

Ajit Singh suspends three officials for favouring commercial clubs
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has suspended a top Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official and two others of the Airport Authority of India (AAI) on Saturday after a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) report charged them of favouring 28 flying clubs, thereby leading to the loss of Rs. 1.9 billion.

CBI raids carried out across India over controversial BSNL-WiMax deal
The Central Bureau of Investigation was conducting raids across India on Saturday in connection with the controversial BSNL-WiMax deal.

Cancellation of 2G spectrum licenses has clearly brought out a big scam: Swamy
Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said the cancellation of 2G spectrum licenses by the Supreme Court has clearly brought out the big scam, adding that it was a collective failure of the government, which overlooked warnings given by the Comptroller and Audit General on India (CAG) and the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on the issue.

Govt. introduces Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill 2011 in Lok Sabha
The government on Thursday introduced in Lok Sabha the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, aimed at setting up the body of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas at the level of the States.

Kiran Bedi says Govt. made Lokpal Bill only for namesake
Former senior police officer and civil society activist Kiran Bedi on Wednesday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre of misleading the people of the country with their move to keep the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) out of the Lokpal Bill ambit.

Sisodia questions Govt.'s opposition to bring lower bureaucracy under Lokpal ambit
Team Anna member Manish Sisodia on Sunday criticised the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre for its opposition to bring lower bureaucracy under the ambit of the Lokpal Bill.

Team Anna dissatisfied with parliamentary panel's recommendations on Lokpal Bill
Key aides of veteran social activist Anna Hazare has called the recommendations made by the Parliament's Standing Committee on the proposed Lokpal Bill as extremely regressive adding that it will make the Central Bureau of Investigation completely dysfunctional.

India committed to "zero tolerance" towards corruption, says President Patil
Stating that India has a constitution whose principles and institutions have served the nation well, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said 'we are committed to greater transparency and accountability in governance, as also to a policy of "zero tolerance" towards corruption'.

Asian Centre for Human Rights urged to focus on lack of accountability, not Hazare's fast
The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has urged the civil society organizations to focus on the lack of accountability for corruption rather than fast by Anna Hazare who has been playing brinkmanship with the government.

Vijay Malhotra demands Delhi CM's resignation over Commonwealth Games scam
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over charges of graft and irregularities in preparation of the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

Thomas challenges appointment of new CVC
Months after the Supreme Court termed his appointment as head of anti-corruption body as 'illegal', former Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P J. Thomas filed a petition in the Delhi High Court today seeking directions to the government not to finalise the appointment of the new CVC till President Pratibha Devisingh Patil decides his representation.

All-party meeting calls for strong and effective Lokpal Bill: PMO
The all-party meeting agreed that the Central government should bring before the next session of Parliament a strong and effective Lokpal Bill following the established procedures, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Sunday.

UPA govt. committed to enactment of a strong and effective Lokpal Act: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is committed to the enactment of a Lokpal Act, which provides for a strong, effective and quick institutional arrangement for tackling corruption in high places.

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