Gutka scam

Gutka scam: Madras High Court seeks response from DGP, chief secretary

Urban District Secretary of AITUC, Madurai, K Kathiresan  had submitted that the appointment order issued to Rajendran on June 30, 2017 had been obtained by fraudulent means.

published on : 3rd January 2019

CBI quizzes health minister, former minister in Tamil Nadu gutka scam

While Ramanna, Saravanan and others appeared in the morning, the minister’s visit to CBI office at Shastri Bhavan was kept under wraps.

published on : 16th December 2018

Madras High Court closes cop’s bail plea in gutka scam case

The judge also dismissed as withdrawn two more advance bail pleas, one from  P Senthil Murugan, a Food Safety officer and N K Pandian, Superintendent in Central Excise department.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Deputy Director of Enforcement Directorate S K Sheoran under CBI scanner in gutka scam case

A CBI spokesman told Express on Thursday that Sheoran was an Assistant Director in the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) when the scam allegedly happened.

published on : 12th October 2018

TN CM rules out resignation of his Ministers facing graft charges

There are corruption charges against Health Minister C. Vijayabhaskar in the gutka scam and S P  Velumani, who is accused of awarding government contracts to benami companies.

published on : 8th October 2018

Premises of top GST, Central Excise personnel searched in Gutkha scam

The police seized around 50 kg banned tobacco products and gutka worth Rs 75,000, from Kancheepuram on Wednesday.

published on : 5th October 2018

CBI arrests food safety official in gutka scam case

The gutka scam came to light on July 8, 2017.

published on : 26th September 2018

Madras High Court grants CBI custody of accused in gutka case

All accused in the gutka scam case have been sent to the CBI custody for four days. An order to this effect was passed by the Principal Special Court for CBI cases here on Monday.

published on : 11th September 2018

Did not receive kickbacks from gutka manufacturers: Former Chennai Police Commissioner George

George said during a hurriedly-convened press conference at his residence on Friday.

published on : 8th September 2018

A day after raids across India, CBI arrests five in gutka case

The five arrests constitute the first breakthrough in the case which was handed over to the CBI by the Madras High Court.

published on : 7th September 2018

250 kg gutka products seized at Koyambedu, three arrested

While the gutka scam has been hitting the headlines, the Chennai police arrested three men for smuggling the banned tobacco products in a private bus from Bengaluru to Chennai on Thursday.

published on : 7th September 2018

‘Let ministers, officials step down for fair CBI probe into gutka scam’

The opposition parties on Thursday urged the ministers and top officials, alleged to be involved in the scam, to step down until the completion of the probe.

published on : 27th April 2018

Madras High Court orders CBI probe into gutka scam

The court ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation probe following a petition filed by DMK legislator J Anbazhagan.

published on : 26th April 2018