November 27, 2019 4:18 am
The Vyapam scam had come to light in July 2013 when senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan was the chief minister and Sharma a senior minister.
July 24, 2019 3:06 am
Chouhan, however, maintained his version and said, “A letter had been received that some imposters were taking the PMT at Indore and the irregularities came to the fore only after I ordered a probe.”
January 19, 2019 10:12 pm
The chargesheet is part of the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) probe into what is known as the Vyapam scam-- large-scale rigging of entrance and recruitment exams conducted by the MPPEB.
October 17, 2018 10:40 pm
The Vyapam scam was linked to the illegal admission of candidates in the professional courses and state government jobs in alleged collusion of mafia, officials and political leaders.
September 25, 2018 7:32 am
The development comes less than a week after Singh filed a private complaint seeking prosecution of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union minister Uma Bharti and five others for their alleged involvement in Vyapam scam.
September 20, 2018 7:07 am
In all 18 people, including Digvijaya Singh Chouhan, Uma Bharati and officers of Indore Crime Branch, have been named in the complaint filed in the special court.
February 21, 2018 6:48 am
Special CBI counsel Satish Dinkar said this is the first conviction tracing the inter-state ramifications of the Vyapam scam after the central agency took over the investigation in 2015.
February 09, 2018 3:26 am
The chargesheet names 87 people, including former minister Laxmikant Sharma and four former top officials of the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board.
February 08, 2018 8:55 pm
The CBI has found that Laxmikant Sharma had appointed Pankaj Trivedi as the controller of examination even when he was not in the list of shortlisted candidates for the crucial post.
January 13, 2018 5:21 am
CBI officials said the agency had chargesheeted Virendra on November 23, last year, in connection with the Madhya Pradesh Pre-Medical Entrance Test (MP PMT) 2012 examination in a Bhopal court.
July 23, 2015 6:10 pm
Congress Youth activists staged a protest demanding the resignation of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Vyapam scam in Bhopal.
June 22, 2020 6:57 pm