The Centre’s stance on the Haryana forestry scam case runs contrary to constitutional provision for the protection of civil servants.
Whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi’s claims that despite the CBI indicting the accused, the central vigilance commissioner had let the officers off the hook.
Both the Intelligence Bureau and CBI have been directed to reveal information to RTI petitioners in the last month.
When the forest service officer had earlier sought a copy of the report, the Intelligence Bureau had objected to sharing it.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who exposed several corruption cases at AIIMS, was given an appraisal of zero in 2015-16, despite being rated “outstanding” in other years.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi had levelled allegations of corruption against the Haryana government in 2010, but the matter continues to be deferred in court while the investigation is still pending.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi insists that the government and its functionaries are targeting him for exposing corruption, and has taken the matter to the high court.
The Delhi chief minister also questioned why his request for the deputation of Sanjiv Chaturvedi as officer on special duty was denied when all chief ministers are allowed to have two personal staff members of their choosing.
Following the prime minister’s rejection of his long-standing plea, Kejriwal is insisting Sanjiv Chaturvedi’s deputation as ‘officer on special duty’ will be in the larger public interest.
The central information officer has asked the Intelligence Bureau to explain why it objected to the environment ministry sharing its report that clears Sanjiv Chaturvedi’s name in a slew of false cases.
The Prime Minister relented after Sanjiv Chaturvedi moved a contempt petition before the Central Administrative Tribunal, which had ordered the government to take a decision in his case.
Like many people I took the PM’s election slogan of ‘Na Khaoonga, na khaane doonga’ at face value… I am hugely disappointed, says the Magsaysay Award winning bureaucrat-turned-whistleblower
New Delhi: Whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi, the Indian Forest Officer who took on the land mafia in Haryana and exposed scams running into crores of rupees at the capital’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences during his stint as Chief Vigilance Officer, has been awarded the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award […]
Among the cases he probed were the supply of fake drugs, and massive irregularities in construction and infrastructure projects. After being wrongly divested of the vigilance portfolio last year, Chaturvedi alleges he has been continuously harassed.