03/04/2014

Collector Jaishree Kiyawat removed from her post for singing from stage during BJP's function

The Election Commission has cracked the whip and has taken action against Jaishree Kiyawat.

She has been removed from the post of Collector, Jhabua. The action was taken because of a complaint against her.

The Election Commission (EC) was approached by Congress leader Manak Agarwal. He had complained that Kiyawat was supporting the BJP during the election campaign.

The complaint also mentioned that she had participated in the BJP's foundation day programme and that she had hummed a song from the stage on this occasion. The EC took cognisance of the plaint and ordered that she should be shifted from Jhabua. Now Chandrashekhar Borkar replaces her as Collector.

02/04/2014

CBI arrests Income Tax officer Poonam Rai, her husband Ganesh Malviya for taking Rs 10 lakh bribe

The central bureau of investigation (CBI) has arrested deputy commissioner income tax (IT) Poonam Rai for taking a bribe of Rs 10 lakh.

Rai and her husband were caught for taking the money from a builder. She was asking for the money to settle the case of tax penalty.

The builder had informed the CBI police team. The trap was laid and they were arrested. Apart from Rai, her husband and two other persons were also caught.

Ganesh Malviya is a BJP leader. The two other persons are  Pretam Chotrani and Sanjay Raut. The four accused were produced in court.

They were remanded to CBI custody. Later on when they were again produced in the court, they were granted bail after furnishing Rs 1 lakh personal bond each.

The raid shows the extent of corruption in the departments like Income Tax. It was the proprietor of Ramayan Builders, Rajesh Bhadoria, who had complained to the CBI about the demand of bribe. Acting on his complaint the major trap took place. The CBDT has suspended Poonam Rai.

01/02/2014

Lokayukta raid at Deputy Commissioner's residence reveals Rs 70 crore property

The Lokayukta raid at deputy commissioner RK Dwivedi's residence, yielded assets to the tune of Rs 70 crore.

The raid was conducted on January 30. In the raid at Gulmohar Colony, the SPE found information about huge assets.

These include two duplex houses in Akriti Ecocity, flat in Akriti Blue Bird, flat in Shahpura, plot in Bavadia Kalan, plots in Mahavir Nagar and Shivkunj, land in Gol gaon, 7 hectare land in Ganj Basoda, hotel Good Stay in MP Nagar, Bajaj Service Centre in MLA Quarters, four storey hostel, factory in Mandideep, jewellery and cash.

31/01/2014

After police firing and two deaths in Singrauli, PHQ removes SP Jayadevan

The superintendent of police (SP) Jayadevan has been shifted after the custodial death case that caused wide anger in Singrauli.

Jayadevan has been posted as Railway SP in Jabalpur. A teenager was killed in police custody. The police tried to hush up the case but later his body was found.

When angry citizens protested, the police again fired and an innocent  youth who was going home was killed in the firing. Jaydevan has been transferred after this incident.

The PHQ has also taken action against another senior IPS officer. He is DIG RK Shivhare. His name had come up during the professional examination board (PEB) scam.

The officer's role was found in dealings with the rackets that were involved in the fraud. Later, he was suspended also. Some other police officers have also been shifted.

The latest round of reshuffle also sees posting of Arun Pandey as Commissioner, Ujjain. More transfers are likely to take place in coming month, as state government will post officials before the Lok Sabha elections.


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