Industry Updates

Industry Updates
Industry Updates 2019-01-23T11:01:43+00:00
23 01 , 2019

86 caught with fake docus at Army recruitment rally

By Rishi Acharya| Jan 23, 2019|

Bhopal: About 86 aspirants were caught on Sunday with fake Aadhar cards, mark sheets, online application receipts and domicile certificates during ongoing Army recruitment drive in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. Officials said most of the bogus documents were made at Huzur tehsil in Bhopal district. The four-day Vidisha-Rally-2019 started on January 16. Only candidates […]

11 01 , 2019

Manipal group cheated of Rs 62 crore, four held

By Rishi Acharya| Jan 11, 2019|

BENGALURU: Four people, including the deputy general manager of Manipal Education and Medical Group, Sandeep Gururaj, have been arrested for allegedly swindling around Rs 62 crore from the accounts of the groups’ chairman Dr Ranjan Pai and his wife Shruthi Pai over three years. The incident came to light when Ranjan grew suspicious of a […]

03 01 , 2019

Fake education board in Delhi resurfaces after gang members get bail

By Rishi Acharya| Jan 03, 2019|

After the gang was busted in December last year, the police said it had cheating more than 20,000 students across India and jeopardised the careers of many unsuspecting candidates who bagged government jobs using fake certificates issued by them. Members of a gang arrested last year for running a fake education board that issued illegal […]

20 12 , 2018

Police to launch online police verification service

By Dolly Sharma| Dec 20, 2018|

The district police are all set to unveil online police verification services, a citizen-centric service to enable people to get four types of Police Verification Reports (PVR) without visiting police station or police officers. Giving details of the services developed on the Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and Systems (CCTNS) platform, Superintendent of Police Omprakash […]

16 10 , 2018

What you should know about sexual harassment in the workplace

By Dolly Sharma| Oct 16, 2018|

Going through the anecdotal sexual harassment incidents that have come up in social media, we present six scenarios, where experts clarify the grey areas In spite of having a law, there remains confusion about what constitutes sexual harassment at the workplace, which incidents would come under the purview of the organization, and what can one […]

11 10 , 2018

Now, CEOs drive social media audits of potential hires

By Dolly Sharma| Oct 11, 2018|

A social media audit of a senior product development professional, interviewed for a CXO position for a large Indian chemicals group, threw up photos that showed excessive interest in attending election rallies. The incumbent even travelled far to hear speeches. “The hiring group was concerned but went ahead with the hiring giving the feedback that […]

04 10 , 2018

Student assaulted by a foodpanda delivery boy for cancelling order

By Dolly Sharma| Oct 04, 2018|

Victim says delivery was delayed and runner was rude; the latter claims he wasn’t trained to handle cancellations and was angry because the firm reduced their pay A student hailing from Mumbai and pursuing a diploma in Pune, was assaulted by a delivery person from Foodpanda for cancelling an order. Apart from the physical injuries, […]

01 10 , 2018

Bengaluru turning hub of fake degree rackets?

By Dolly Sharma| Oct 01, 2018|

Bengaluru, home to some of the best educational institutions in the country, is fast becoming a hub for dubious firms offering fake degree certificates. The city police’s most recent catch was last week, when an MBA graduate was arrested for selling 300 fake certificates of about four universities. Police believe that he has sold them […]

27 09 , 2018

DU’s Buddhist Studies dept to verify degrees of all 202 students

By Dolly Sharma| Sep 27, 2018|

The NSUI, student wing of the Congress, had circulated purported images of Basoya’s degree and a letter from the university in Tamil Nadu stating that the certificate was not genuine. Amid allegations that DUSU president Ankiv Basoya used a forged degree to gain admission, Delhi University’s Buddhist Studies department has decided to verify certificates of […]

19 09 , 2018

‘DUSU president submitted fake papers to obtain admission’, alleges NSUI

By Dolly Sharma| Sep 19, 2018|

TN university registrar confirms certificate to be bogus. The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) on Tuesday alleged that the newly elected Delhi University Students’ Union president Ankiv Baisoya of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has submitted a fake degree BA degree to secure admission in MA Buddhist Studies in Delhi University. The NSUI […]

17 09 , 2018

Verification of servants, tenants must: Police

By Dolly Sharma| Sep 17, 2018|

Owing to a spurt in thefts and other crimes, DCP Amrik Singh Pawar has issued guidelines, asking residents to get the verification of their tenants and domestic help done. He said the owners of properties would have to furnish their antecedents, including name, address, police station and picture, besides mobile phone number of the servant […]

14 09 , 2018

People with criminal history less likely to quit job

By Dolly Sharma| Sep 14, 2018|

Employees with criminal records may stay in their jobs longer and are less likely to leave, as per a new study. Researchers at Northwestern University investigated the possible relationship between having a criminal record and job performance by evaluating data from employees in sales or customer service jobs in call centres in the US. They […]

07 09 , 2018

Background check of drivers must

By Dolly Sharma| Sep 07, 2018|

The background verification is a must for cab drivers because the person whom we are hiring must be a trustworthy. The recent arrests of drivers for committing offences involving their employers show that background checks were not being carried out on these people on a regular basis. These drivers, who are mostly migrants who join […]

05 07 , 2018

Amarinder Singh calls for mandatory drug test on Punjab govt employees

By Dolly Sharma| Jul 05, 2018|

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered mandatory dope test on all government employees, including police personnel, from the time of their recruitment through every stage of their service. The chief minister has directed the chief secretary to work out the modalities and issue necessary notification in this regard, an official spokesperson said in […]

22 06 , 2018

When top honcho is a liar

By Dolly Sharma| Jun 22, 2018|

The corporate world woke up to a shocker recently. Ramesh Tainwala, CEO of luggage maker Samsonite was compelled to pack his bags and exit the company on account of having falsely claimed to possess a doctorate in business administration. This Samsonite episode is not a rare occurrence in the corporate world. Experts point out that […]

22 06 , 2018

Background check, more patrolling needed: Khar Residents Association

By Dolly Sharma| Jun 22, 2018|

Residents associations of nearby societies were shocked to learn about the double murder in the area. They put forward the need for constant police patrolling, gated community for senior citizens, and better background check of employees and security guards. They also demanded that security agencies should not change their guards frequently. “This is worrisome. I […]

11 06 , 2018

Why Tampering With Your CV Is Not a Wise Decision

By Dolly Sharma| Jun 11, 2018|

Your Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, and Resume are really important elements of the job search process. In an increasingly competitive job market, a good CV gives the job seeker a chance to stand out from other candidates. However, few applicants tend to lie or add false information in their resume or CV to give their […]

11 05 , 2018

Why are background checks important despite roadblocks

By Dolly Sharma| May 11, 2018|

The idea of comprehensive background checks are slowly but surely gaining acceptance. They function as a failsafe measure in the company’s favor by helping the organization determine whether or not the candidate they’re considering hiring is the right fit and if the details on their resume are authentic. Why Background Check? The real strength of […]

20 04 , 2018

Medical body summons 53 doctors for questioning in fake certificate scam

By Rishi Acharya| Apr 20, 2018|

The Maharashtra Medical Council had already suspended 20 doctors from the College of Physicians and Surgeons for procuring fake passing certificates for additional degree courses. The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has summoned 53 doctors for questioning, amid allegations that they procured fake passing certificates for additional degree courses in the College of Physicians and Surgeons […]

20 04 , 2018

UIDAI brings updated QR code for offline Aadhaar verification

By Rishi Acharya| Apr 20, 2018|

To provide an extra layer of privacy to Aadhaar, UIDAI has introduced an updated ‘QR code’ that holds details like name, address, photo, and date of birth, and can be used for offline user verification without the 12-digit ID number, sources said. With Aadhaar increasingly becoming the nationally-accepted ID for all kinds of work, the […]

27 02 , 2018

Ola Launches Investigation Into Fraud Allegations Against HR Head

By Dolly Sharma| Feb 27, 2018|

Ola has started an internal investigation into fraud allegations against HR (Human Resources) head and CAO (Chief Administrative Officer) Yugantar Saikia. He is reportedly being investigated for allegedly favouring vendors and in return receiving kickbacks. Calls made to Saikia went unanswered, while Ola spokesperson said: “there is an internal investigation which is now on and […]

27 02 , 2018

PNB fraud brings back the issue of Know Your Employee norms

By Dolly Sharma| Feb 27, 2018|

Lenders, mostly the public sector ones, have shown little interest to implement them. The Rs 11,500 crore fraud in state-run lender Punjab National Bank (PNB) has brought back the importance of Know Your Employees (KYE) norms for banks, an issue which lenders, mostly the public sector ones, shown little interest to implement. As early as […]

27 02 , 2018

Accused made hundreds of fake Aadhaar, PAN cards

By Dolly Sharma| Feb 27, 2018|

The two men arrested last week in a fake documents racket are suspected to have put hundreds of fake Aadhar and PAN cards into circulation, Crime Branch officers said on Tuesday. On February 9, the Crime Branch’s Unit II had arrested Sunil Chaudhari (35) and Attaullah Abdul Malik (25) for allegedly selling forged documents including […]

23 02 , 2018

mAadhaar App Helps You Carry Aadhaar Card On Phone

By Dolly Sharma| Feb 23, 2018|

mAadhaar app, which provides an interface to Aadhaar card number holders to carry their demographic information and photograph as linked with their Aadhaar number, in their smartphones, is now available in its latest version. The latest version of mAadhaar app can be downloaded from Google Play Store, said the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) […]