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The apex court said the matter deserves to be remanded to the high court to consider it afresh in accordance with law.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

SC says, offence under Prevention of Corruption Act is against society

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 09:49 PM IST
The high court had acquitted the accused for the offences under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act by setting aside the trial court verdict.
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The Sangrur District Jail superintendent Balwinder Singh, his deputy Amar Singh and warder Gurpartap Singh were booked for giving facilities to prisoners after taking bribe.(HT file photo)
The Sangrur District Jail superintendent Balwinder Singh, his deputy Amar Singh and warder Gurpartap Singh were booked for giving facilities to prisoners after taking bribe.(HT file photo)

Sangrur jail superintendent, his deputy and warder booked for taking bribe to keep two inmates out of prison

By Avtar Singh | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 10:39 AM IST
Trio helped the prisoners by prolonging their stay outside the jail on the basis of false health reports despite them having completed their Covid-19 isolation period.
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Employees of a Punjab-based firm allegedly colluded with the former health department director to secure orders to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) kits for corona warriors.(HT Photo/For representation only)
Employees of a Punjab-based firm allegedly colluded with the former health department director to secure orders to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) kits for corona warriors.(HT Photo/For representation only)

Voice samples of former director match with audio clip linked to HP health dept scam

By HT Correspondent | Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2020 05:30 PM IST
A voice alleged to be Dr Gupta’s is heard demanding a bribe of 5 lakh for supply of medical equipment in the audio clip. The voice of a pharma company agent, Prithvi Singh, can also be heard
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Suspended Manimajra station house officer surrendering at the district court in Chandigarh in July.(HT photo)
Suspended Manimajra station house officer surrendering at the district court in Chandigarh in July.(HT photo)

Suspended SHO Jaswinder Kaur seeks bail to attend son’s wedding

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 11:41 PM IST
She filed a petition on August 6, seeking interim bail from August 13 to 15 for participating in and performing necessary rituals and ceremonies for the marriage of her son in Chandigarh.
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SHO of Manimajra police station booked for graft

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 05:21 PM IST
A middleman seeking a bribe of 5 lakh on her behalf from a man named Gurdeep Singh to have charges against him dropped in a case of cheating has been arrested.
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Nazirkar and his wife were also booked in a case of cheating worth multiple lakhs at the Dattawadi police station in 2017.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Nazirkar and his wife were also booked in a case of cheating worth multiple lakhs at the Dattawadi police station in 2017.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Amravati joint director of town planning, kin booked for disproportionate assets

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2020 05:02 PM IST
The ACB officials found discrepancies in the income of the Nazirkar family members.
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Booked by CBI for graft, three Chandigarh cops suspended

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 02:06 AM IST
Used middleman to ask Maloya man for Rs 14,000 bribe after threatening to implicate him in case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
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Rakesh Asthana was booked on allegations of criminal conspiracy, corruption and criminal misconduct under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act (PC Act) in October 2018.(HT PHOTO.)
Rakesh Asthana was booked on allegations of criminal conspiracy, corruption and criminal misconduct under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act (PC Act) in October 2018.(HT PHOTO.)

CBI vs CBI: Major relief for bribery-accused Rakesh Asthana, court accepts clean chit

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 04:02 PM IST
The acceptance of clean chit comes as a major relief for Rakesh Asthana, who has claimed since day one that “fabricated” FIR was filed against him at the behest of Alok Verma.
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Passport official, middleman held for taking 30,000 bribe in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2020 01:04 AM IST
Complainant Jagdeep Singh of Sangrur had filed an online application for passport renewal on January 27
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PSPCL accountant booked for embezzling Rs 8.4 lakh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 11:44 PM IST
The accused made entries in the department’s records, but did not deposit the cash
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Extortion from pesticide dealers: 3 years and counting, no challan in sight as home dept seeks more info

By Sachin Kumar | Hindustan Times, Bathinda, Bathinda
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 11:22 PM IST
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Chandigarh SI found guilty in 35K bribery case

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 12:53 AM IST
Then posted at the Manimajra police station, he had taken 35,000 bribe from a local for not registering an FIR against him
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2013 graft case: Former income tax officer gets four year rigorous imprisonment in Chandigarh

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 01:30 AM IST
Former income tax officer Rakesh Jain was held in a 2013 graft case of Rs 50,000
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Patwari held taking bribe in Tarn Taran

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran, Tarn Taran
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:06 PM IST
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Pesticide scam: 3 yrs on, challan against agriculture officials yet to be filed

By Sachin Kumar | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Bathinda
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:54 PM IST
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Cop caught smuggling phones to gangster in Patiala jail

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patiala, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2019 10:53 PM IST
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Ludhiana teen hoping to get impounded bike back duped of 14,000

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2019 10:23 PM IST
The accused were identified as Lalit Kumar of Civil City, Haibowal, and Amit Kumar of New Chandar Nagar, Haibowal Kalan
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Mohali constable nabbed accepting 20,000 bribe

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Mohali
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 01:01 AM IST
Amarinder Singh of Desumajra was recently posted to the DSP’s office in Mohali and was accused by a Bathinda based man, Amarjit Singh, of allegedly asking for a bribe to work out a compromise in a land dispute case with his maternal uncle Joginder Singh of Maduli village in Kharar
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Chandigarh estate office work inspector gets three-year jail for graft

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 01:09 AM IST
Had accepted Rs 15,000 from a sector 24 resident to sort out an issue concerning subletting of government accommodation
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CBI awards 4-year jail to former Chandigarh ASI for graft

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Had accepted 3,500 in bribe from complainant who was being harassed after a 500 currency note he had offered to a shopkeeper turned out to be fake
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Chandigarh head constable held for taking 2k bribe

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 12:48 AM IST
Following a complaint, the CBI laid a trap outside the bank and caught Dalbir red-handed while accepting the 2,000 bribe
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SI caught taking 10,000 bribe in Gurdaspur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Gurdaspur
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 11:23 PM IST
Complainant Ramesh Kumar alleged that he had purchased 60 trees for 45, 000 from Kulwant Singh of Maujpur and had paid 10,000 in advance
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PSPCL junior engineer caught red-handed while accepting bribe in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 10:48 PM IST
Accused was posted at power utility’s Beeja office; had sought Rs 50,000 from a man for installing his electricity meter
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Gurjar was caught red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 in cash and Rs 75,000 in a cheque.(HT image)
Gurjar was caught red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 in cash and Rs 75,000 in a cheque.(HT image)

Municipal councillor in Jaipur caught taking Rs 1.25 lakh as bribe

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 10:51 AM IST
ACB had received a complaint against Gurjar a few days ago and laid a trap catch her after verifying the complaint, according to officials.
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Two ex-Punjab officials get 4-yr RI for seeking 10K bribe

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2019 12:57 AM IST
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The ED in its charge sheet filed in May this year, had claimed that Talwar was close to officials of ministries of finance, law, corporate affairs, technology, the then Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and banking.(FILE PHOTO.)
The ED in its charge sheet filed in May this year, had claimed that Talwar was close to officials of ministries of finance, law, corporate affairs, technology, the then Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and banking.(FILE PHOTO.)

CBI files charge sheet against aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar, associates

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 05:01 PM IST
Talwar was arrested in July this year by the CBI. He was deported to India in January from Dubai. The allegations against him are that he played a key role in influencing aviation contracts using his close proximity to various government agencies.
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Vigilance nabs Ludhiana constable for graft

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2019 10:31 PM IST
A trap was laid and Sarbjit was caught accepting a bribe of 10,000 red-handed
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Junior auditor held taking 5,000 bribe

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times Chandigarh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2019 11:03 PM IST
The complainant had submitted his custom milling bills two months back and the accused was demanding 5,000 to clear them
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