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Pune Land Scam (Maharashtra)

BJP leader Raj Purohit who was also a minister of state in the Shiv Sena-BJP government during 1995-1999 allegedly used bogus documents and passed orders under the Urban Land Ceiling and Regulation Act (ULCRA), 1976, to exempt land in Pune from being acquired by the state. The scam came to light in 2005, when fake ULC certificates were found. These certificates were issued in order to exempt major chunks of prime land in Pune from getting acquired by the state under ULCRA, thereby letting private parties acquire lakhs of square metres of land.

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Petrol Pump Scam (UP)

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's Principal Secretary Shashi Prakash was accused of demanding Rs 25 lakh to widen a road to a petrol pump in Hardoi. The road which connects the site for the petrol pump is very narrow and Prakash demanded Rs 25 lakh in order to get the road widened.

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PDS scam (Chhattisgarh)

PDS scam (Chhattisgarh)

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh was allegedly involved in a scam worth Rs 36,000-crore. Irregularities were found in a scheme to supply rice under the Public Distribution System. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided 36 offices of State Civil Supplies Corporation in Chhattisgarh leading to the recovery of Rs. 36000 crore. Documents which proved involvement of the government in the scam were also recovered.

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Piyush Goyal scam

Piyush Goyal scam

When Piyush Goyal declared his and wife’s assets, he concealed the fact that they were Directors in a company, ‘Flashnet Info Solutions (India) Limited. Even after resigning as the Directors, they owned almost 99% of the shares. They owned 50,020 shares of the company, priced at Rs 10/share. The entire stock was bought by Piramal Enterprises “for a consideration not exceeding Rs 10,000/share, a maximum premium of Rs 9,990-or nearly 1000%-over the face value of Rs 10 each.”

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Piyush Goyal-Shirdi Industries scam

Piyush Goyal-Shirdi Industries scam

A company owned by Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal’s wife Seema made a profit 3,000 times over its paid-up capital in the last 10 years. The company with paid-up capital of Rs 1 lakh only has ended up with earnings of Rs 30 crore. The company also got an unsecured loan of Rs 1.59 crore. Another company, Shirdi Industries Ltd, defaulted on payment of loans to the tune of Rs 650 crore to a consortium of banks. Goyal has close ties with Rakesh Agarwal and Mukesh Bansal of Shirdi Industries Ltd.

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