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Telangana ACB moves SC against bail to TDP legislator

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The TDP leader was arrested last month by ACB.
The TDP leader was arrested last month by ACB.

Hyderabad: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana has challenged in the Supreme Court the bail granted by the Hyderabad High Court to TDP MLA A. Revanth Reddy and two others in the cash-for-vote case.

The ACB, in its petition, sought cancellation of bail in view of the ongoing investigations in the case.

The probe agency argued that at a time when the investigations are at a crucial stage, the accused may tamper with the evidence and influence the witnesses.

Revanth Reddy, a legislator of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), was arrested by the ACB on May 31 when he was handing over Rs.50 lakh to nominated legislator Elvis Stephenson to vote for the TDP-BJP candidate in the elections to the Telangana legislative council.

Revanth’s two aides Sebastian Harry and Uday Simha were also arrested in a trap laid by the ACB on a complaint by Stephenson.

The Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday granted bail to the accused. They were released from the Cherlapally Jail on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, ACB Director General A.K. Khan on Thursday called on Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. The meeting comes in the wake of Revanth Reddy’s release on bail.

Khan is believed to have briefed the chief minister on the status of investigations into the case.

(IANS)

 

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Anti-Corruption Bureau Arrests two Port Trust Officials for taking a Bribe of Rs 2.9 Lakh, finds the Whole Amount is in New Rs 2000 notes

Gujarat’s two port trust officials have been arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs. 2.5 lakh and astonishingly, the whole amount was in new Rs. 2,000 notes, that was launched on November 11

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Ahmedabad, November 17, 2016: As India struggles with the aftermath of the currency ban, a move by to fight against black money, Gujarat’s two port trust officials have been arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs. 2.5 lakh and astonishingly, the whole amount was in new Rs. 2,000 notes, that was launched on November 11, reported NDTV

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According to the report, a middleman for the two officials accepted Rs 2.5 lakh from the firm, which was a part of the bribe amount on November 15.

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Since the currency ban, strict cash rationing is being carried out, which means the maximum amount an individual can withdraw in a week from a single bank account is Rs. 24,000.

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“Superintending Engineer P Srivivasu and Sub Divisional officer K Komtekar of the Kandla Port Trust had sought a bribe of Rs. 4.4 lakh for clearing the pending bills of a private electrical firm,” said officials of Gujarat’s Anti-Corruption Bureau.

Later, another Rs. 40,000 was also recovered from the home of one of them.
According to the report, officials said that he had confessed that he received the money earlier, which was the balance of the deal. The Anti-Corruption Bureau officials are now investigating how the new currency notes had been obtained.

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Currency ban has been largely praised by the common man, despite the inconveniences only because the initiative is to flush out black money and also to end terror funding through counterfeit notes.

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‘Students have key role in corruption-free India’

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Khammam: The youth has a key role in creating a corrupt-free India and ushering in development, apart from excelling in their studies, said District Superintendent of Police Shahnawaz Qasim, at an awareness programme held by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday.

The ACB, along with police department officials held a rally from Ricca Bazaar High school to Zilla Parishad Centre in the capital. This was done as a move towards creating awareness on corruption during the Anti-Corruption Week. The International Anti-Corruption Day falls on December 9.

An awareness programme was conducted with students from Ricca Bazaar High School by the ACB department on the working of the ACB in school premises.

The chief guest, SP Qasim, asked students to take the knowledge derived from their school education and use it to turn themselves into model citizens who can make the country a better place.

“The students must start questioning from now onward on corruption. If everyone values and follows morals in their life, then it is easy to build a corruption-free India. Everyone must fight against corruption for the development to take place in India. Developing the technical skills by using internet, youth must fight against corruption,” explained Qasim.

Along with the Ricca Bazaar High School Principal Srinivas, present there were Additional Superintendent of Police Sai Krishna, DSP Suresh Kumar, DSP of Special Branch Ashok Kumar, and other ACB officials.

One response to “‘Students have key role in corruption-free India’”

  1. How to conquer
    Corruption ?

    There is only one sure – and superfast – way to get rid
    of corruption

    By introducing :

    * NEGATIVE MOTIVATION

    Putting
    behind bars ( – and right away ; not after 6 years ) , every corrupt fellow and

    immediately
    confiscating his ill-gotten wealth

    * POSITIVE MOTIVATION

    By abolishing
    Personal Income Tax and introducing Amnesty Scheme , incentivize

    # converting of black money into white

    # acceptance
    of all payments thru official channels

    As far as providing ” Negative Motivation ”
    is concerned , I had sent following suggestion to our Hon Prime Minister /
    Finance Minister / other Ministers / Secretaries etc , on 4th Nov 2015 :

    # INTERNET
    OF THINGS ( IoT )

    As each currency note of Rs 500 / 1000
    , is getting printed , embed it with microscopic

    RFID chips ( with this , current cost
    of a RFID chip will fall from 50 paise to 5 paise )

    Besides communicating with each other ,
    these chips will also transmit their existence

    location , through internet , to
    cloud-based servers of Income Tax Department

    This will form a ” NETWORK
    OF CURRENCY NOTES ( NoC ) ”

    You may like to call this Internet of
    Currency ( IoC ) , a sub-set of IoT !

    # IP ADDRESS
    SYSTEM ( IP V 6.0 )

    Each Rs 500 / 1000 currency note must
    be assigned ( at the time of printing ) , its own

    unique Internet Address , using IP V
    6.0

    This IP address should be linked with
    the unique Serial Number printed on each note.

    Since IP V 6.0 , will be capable of
    assigning ” 2 * 10 to the power of 128 “, no of IP

    addresses , there is no danger of
    running out of addresses , even if we decide to extend

    this idea to Rs 100 currency notes !

    Here are the most important BYE – PRODUCTs :

    * No more possibility of fake / forged / counterfeit
    , currency notes

    * No thief would ever
    want to steal such currency notes which continuously announce their

    location

    * No one would want to
    make any ” Cash Deal ” . All payments will become official only !

    * Plastic currency notes will last 10 times longer !

    This reform will enable the Central Government / Income Tax
    Department , to :

    * Continuously trace the movement of each of
    these higher denomination currency notes

    * Instantly locate any place ( using Google
    Map based GPS ) , where there is an

    accumulation of more than Rs 1 Crore
    worth of currency notes

    Such accumulation will be made to
    appear as a TAG CLOUD on the web site of IT Dept,

    like thousands of balloons floating on
    a map of India , capable of being drilled down to

    within 1 Sq Meter ! Of course ,
    visible only to IT officers ; not to general public !

    On each balloon , will appear a number
    announcing , ” Amount of Cash here – Rs ” !

    This will vastly simplify the task of
    Anti Corruption Dept / Enforcement Dept etc

    Of course , RBI will need to allow 6 month’s time to the owners
    of current paper currency notes of Rs 500 / 1000 , to get these exchanged with
    new plastic notes before withdrawal of the old notes from circulation

    Implementation of this suggestion , does NOT require passing of
    any BILL in Lok Sabha or being held to ransom in Rajya Sabha !

    And it can be implemented in India , within ONE YEAR

    But if Chinese President Xi Jinping comes to know about the
    practicality of this suggestion , he might implement it in 6 months !

    How come ?

    Simple ! Xi Jinping has
    the political will ! And no historical
    baggage !

    ——————————————————————————————————-

    hemen parekh

    22 Dec 2015

    B2BmessageBlaster

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Andhra MLA to accept ‘bribes’ for development work

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Hyderabad: A lawmaker belonging to the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh has announced that he will take bribes for development of his constituency.

J. C. Prabhakar Reddy, a member of the Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly from Tadipatri constituency in Anantapur district made the announcement.

He said since the government has no money for development work, he has decided to take bribes from contractors.

“Several contractors offer me money in the form of percentage but so far I have refused to take. Now, I will start taking bribe for the development of Tadipatri,” he told reporters in Anantapur.

The MLA said he would accept the bribes through DDs and will maintain a record in writing about how he spent the money.

“We should do some good work so that people remember us even after death,” said Prabhakar Reddy, who earlier served as mayor of Tadipatri.

He is the brother of J. C. Diwakar Reddy, a TDP MP who is also known for making controversial statements.

(IANS)