Anti-corruption bureau

Chargesheet filed against actor Jayasurya, three others

A boat jetty was also illegally constructed.

published on : 20th October 2022

Bullettu Bandi dance fame officer in ACB net

The officer was caught red-handed in the municipal office at Badangpet while taking the bribe in cash.

published on : 21st September 2022

Karnataka government to hire staff to strengthen Lokayukta

The state cabinet has decided to strengthen the Karnataka Lokayukta, and has approved recruitment of staff for accounts and prosecution for the anti-corruption watchdog.

published on : 26th August 2022

Karnataka government not to appeal against scrapping of Anti-Corruption Bureau

While the government had not taken any such action, the Karnataka High Court recently ordered the abolition of the ACB and directed that the cases it was handling should be transferred to the Lokayukt

published on : 24th August 2022

Three officials, private employee land in ACB net for accepting bribes in Hyderabad

In the third incident, Kokkisa Chandra Prakash, a head constable working in Vemulawada, was arrested by ACB sleuths for accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a chicken shop owner.

published on : 19th August 2022

Govt will abide by Karnataka HC order on ACB: Bommai

The court on Thursday asked the government to restore the powers of the Lokayukta and now the Bommai government is likely to act upon it as the BJP manifesto too had promised it.

published on : 13th August 2022

Anti-Corruption Bureau raids panchayat town planning office

Following complaints over irregularities in issuing building permissions, the surprise inspection was carried out, said the officials.

published on : 5th August 2022

Karnataka HC quashes case against KAS officer, says state government did not apply mind

Shreeroopa, then Deputy Secretary-2 of Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) was charged under the Prevention of Corruption Act, for executing a sale deed in favour of an allottee.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Anti-Corruption Bureau’s cursory action is mockery: Karnataka HC

Despite this, an FIR was registered, search was conducted and the petitioner was harassed.

published on : 28th July 2022

Display ACB toll-free No ‘14400’ at govt offices, hospitals: Andhra CM to officials

The CM further instructed the authorities to maintain a report on the action taken for the calls received on the toll-free number.

published on : 26th July 2022

Kerala Anti-Corruption Bureau to prepare database on corrupt government officials

Idea behind the proposal is to provide services on platforms that will root out amoral practices 

published on : 18th July 2022

SC to hear pleas of Karnataka ACB, its ADGP against adverse HC remarks; judge puts transfer threat on record

The apex court took note of the submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Karnataka ACB, seeking urgent listing of the plea.

published on : 11th July 2022

ACB raids various locations of Karnataka Congress MLA Zameer Ahmed Khan

Multiple teams of the ACB arrived at five locations of Khan, a four-time MLA, who had served as the food and civil supplies minister in the H D Kumaraswamy government.

published on : 5th July 2022

'I am ready for it': Karnataka HC judge says he was threatened of transfer for remarks on state anti-graft bureau

Justice Sandesh, on the last date of hearing, sought to know whether the state government had verified the ACB ADGP’s credentials and integrity prior to his posting.

published on : 5th July 2022

Houses, sites, cash, gold: Anti-Corruption Bureau raid unearths treasure

The ACB found illegal assets to the tune of several crores of rupees during investigation in the disproportionate assets case.

published on : 18th June 2022

Raid finds irregularities in appointment of teachers

 During the raid titled ‘Operation Jyothi’, sleuths unearthed irregularities in the appointment of aided school teachers and non-teaching staff.

published on : 18th June 2022

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress in Rajasthan approaches anti-corruption bureau alleging horse-trading 

Mahesh Joshi, the Congress Chief Whip in the assembly, has demanded a thorough probe by the ACB to ensure that corrupt deals are not struck to tempt MLAs. 

published on : 5th June 2022

Jharkhand orders ACB probe into disproportionate assets of former BJP ministers

In February, Chief Minister Hemant Soren had approved a proposal for an ACB probe into alleged irregularities in the state foundation day celebration in 2016 during the BJP rule.

published on : 1st June 2022

ACB arrests Bhainsa tahsildar for graft

Officials said searches are still on at different locations and further investigation into the case is underway.

published on : 26th May 2022

Maha: Education officer held for taking bribe from teacher in Palghar

The accused, Lata Sakharam Sanap, had demanded Rs 50,000 from the teacher for facilitating his posting at a school in Vasai town.

published on : 26th April 2022
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