Srijan Scam

New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday said that it has registered four more cases against eight persons in connection with the Srijan scam involving a Bhagalpur NGO that allegedly pilfered funds meant for government welfare schemes. A Central Bureau of Investigation official said that the cases have been registered under the sections of criminal conspiracy, breach …

Patna: Bihar leader of opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi for the Rs 2,000-crore Srijan scam in Bhagalpur and other districts of the state. He also alleged the involvement of several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in the scam. “Nitish Kumar and Sushil Modi …

Patna: Faced with opposition RJD’s aggressive posture over the Srijan scam, Bihar’s ruling JD-U on Thursday demanded that RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family’s alleged ‘benami’ properties should be confiscated and orphanages opened therein. Speaking to the media, Janata Dal-United spokesman Neeraj Kumar said the move would at least benefit people. The RJD legislators disrupted …

Patna: Mahesh Mandal, one of the accused arrested in the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district has died in a hospital, police said on Monday. Mandal’s condition deteriorated and he died late on Sunday night. Bhagalpur senior Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar told over telephone, “Mandal was not keeping well after his arrest. …

Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday said his party would intensify its agitation to demand resignation and jailing of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy in the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam. “The RJD will intensify its agitation to demand their resignation after the August 27 party rally. We will continue our …

Patna: Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam, in which government funds were transferred to private accounts between 2005 and 2013 when BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi was the Finance Minister. “It is high time that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar recommend a …