20 October 2010

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Common Wealth Games – Six Departments start investigating corruption in CWG

Common Wealth Games – Six Departments start investigating corruption in CWG
The Enforcement Directorate has registered case under FEMA against the Games Organizing Committee officials in connection with Queen's Baton Relay

The Central Vigilance Comission (CVC) has found discrepancies in tenders awarded for the CWG projects amounting to around Rs 8,000 crore.

Delhi Development Authority, DDA's interim report speaks of deficiency and irregularities in construction of Commonwealth Games Village by builder Emmar-MGF.

The Income Tax department raided the residence of businessman and BJP activist, leader Sudhanshu Mittal on Tuesday as part of its probe to unearth alleged tax evasion in works related to the Games.
Mittal is considered to be close associate of former BJP President Rajnath Singh

I-T department sources said the first consortium-- PICO international and Deepali Designs-- with Mittal as Director and his relatives as other stakeholders has bagged contracts worth about Rs 230 crore.

IT officials also raided the premises of IREO Group, a company owned by Mittal's nephew Vinay Mittal. The company won one of the four contracts for providing overlay equipment for the Games.

The I-T department is also scrutinizing financial documents on the broadcast rights for the Games following charges of tax evasion.

In the first case to be filed in the scam, the Enforcement Directorate is proceeding against a few officials of the Games'' Organizing Committee(OC) for alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act(FEMA) as part of its probe into alleged corruption in the Commonwealth Games.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has also received 20 complaints regarding the Games which also include overlay works.
"CBI is awaiting reports from CVC, CAG and the I-T department.
CAG has its own Central Technical Examiners and will do a financial audit.

Currently following departments are investigating the corruption in CWG.

1.The Comptroller and Auditor General

2.Central Vigilance Commission

3.Income Tax Department

4.Enforcement Directorate


6.special Committee instituted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010


Amrit October 20, 2010  


Keep us posted. Let us see what comes out of it.

chitra October 20, 2010  

sm,this CWG has made a quite a few very rich and on the other side. All this money could have been used for development work.

sm,  October 20, 2010  

In India
development equals corruption.

Bikramjit Singh Mann October 20, 2010  

well lets see IF something comes out of it .. i have my doubts though I am sure you will keep us all posted on this PLEASEEEEEEEEE

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Anonymous,  October 20, 2010  

informative....keep posting on this issue...

sm,  October 20, 2010  

Bikramjit Singh Mann,,

sm,  October 20, 2010  


BK Chowla, October 22, 2010  

I would be more interested in the final result, rather than what sounds good the voters.

sm,  October 22, 2010  

BK Chowla,,
Yes that is reason we must track and keep watch on this corruption finding drama or reality whatever, so we can know what happened and who saved the criminals.