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HC slams media for misreporting its comment on VACB ChiefHC slams media for misreporting its comment on VACB Chief

Is this journalism? HC slams media for misreporting its comment on Vigilance Chief

Misinterpreting court's observations can invite contempt proceedings, Kerala HC warns journalists.

Apr 4, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

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Troubles await Pinarayi Vijayan despite 'troublemaker's' exit

The government may find it difficult to find a new officer to replace Jacob Thomas as top IPS officers are reluctant to occupy the hot seat.

Apr 2, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

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Video: Vigilance chief Jacob Thomas shown the door

In a significant development, the state government has asked Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau Director (VACB) Jacob Thomas to go on a month-long leave.

Apr 1, 2017, 4:57 AM IST

Jisha murder Charge sheet seriously flawed warns VigilanceJisha murder Charge sheet seriously flawed warns Vigilance

New twist in Jisha murder: 'Investigation, charge sheet seriously flawed'

Investigation into Jisha murder was flawed from the very beginning: Vigilance chief Jacob Thomas

Mar 26, 2017, 4:51 AM IST

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Video: 'The strong will prevail over brickbats'

Vigilance director Jacob Thomas has thanked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for his support during tough times, by stating only the strongest can take on the brickbats and prevail.

Mar 17, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

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5 allegations against Kerala's 'anti-corrupt' Vigilance chief Jacob Thomas

Kerala's Vigilance & Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) chief Jacob Thomas has never been away from the news since his appointment. Ironically, for someone who leads an anti-corruption unit, Thomas has had to face several corruption allegations. Let's take a look at the some of them.

Mar 16, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Jacob Thomas likely to be removed as Vigilance ChiefJacob Thomas likely to be removed as Vigilance Chief

Kerala's Vigilance Chief about to pay price for taking on bureaucrats?

CPM leaders and IAS officers have come out against Jacob Thomas following his stand in cases against party leaders and top officials

Mar 15, 2017, 8:03 AM IST

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Phone tapping is easy in Kerala: Leak it first, take permission later!

Often the approval from the Home Secretary is taken for granted, and top ranking officials do not bother to seek permission at all. 

Feb 15, 2017, 5:55 AM IST

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IAS mass leave: This is how Kerala CM cracked whip on an unprecedented stir

After threatening to bring the government machinery to a grinding halt by taking mass leave, the IAS officers in Kerala took less than half an hour to be back on work.

Jan 9, 2017, 6:05 AM IST