World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 1, 2015
A Russian court ordered the arrest Tuesday of the former head of the country's prison system, who is accused of stealing millions from a state contract for electronic bracelets.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Nigeria's election is in some ways a referendum on President Goodluck Jonathan's record on the economy, power shortages and corruption, but for residents of northeasterly Borno state the key issue was his fight against Boko Haram.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 30, 2015
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, was found guilty today in a separate case of accepting illegal payments from a US businessman.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 28, 2015
Nigerians headed to the polls today to elect a new president in the most closely fought election since independence, framed by Boko Haram violence, economic woes and endemic corruption in Africa's most populous nation.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande | Thursday March 26, 2015
The Delhi assembly today adopted a resolution seeking restoration of powers of the state's Anti Corruption Bureau or ACB. In July last year, the Union Home Ministry had issued a notification restricting the scope of investigation by the ACB.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday March 25, 2015
How low would a person have to sink to seek a 'cut' from the money being handed over to a rape survivor? Vinod Bhosale, an official from the Women and Child Welfare department, no less, could have the answer to that question. He was caught red-han...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 24, 2015
A majority of Brazilians favour impeaching President Dilma Rousseff due to an economic slump and a snowballing corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras, according to a poll released on Monday.
Others News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshi, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday March 23, 2015
The Kerala Assembly was today adjourned indefinitely after the opposition demanded that action be taken against the ruling party's lawmakers who they say misbehaved with women colleagues during the budget speech on March 13. The Left Democratic Fron...
Wednesday March 18, 2015
Akshay Kumar tweeted the poster, writing -Ab corruption ki ulti ginti shuru!-
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Brazil's main opposition party said on Tuesday it would call on the Supreme Court to investigate President Dilma Rousseff's involvement in a corruption scheme at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
One of the most senior Chinese military officers to be accused of corruption has died of cancer, the state news agency Xinhua said on Monday, sparing the government what could have been an embarrassing trial.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Brazil's public prosecutor on Monday formally accused the ruling Workers' Party (PT) treasurer Joao Vaccari of corruption, including money laundering, relating to the massive kickbacks scandal enveloping state-owned oil firm Petrobras.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 16, 2015
Brazilian police launched a new round of arrests today in the corruption scandal at state oil giant Petrobras, a day after massive nationwide demonstrations against leftist President Dilma Rousseff.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 16, 2015
Close to a million demonstrators marched in cities and towns across Brazil on Sunday to protest a sluggish economy, rising prices and corruption - and to call for the impeachment of leftist President Dilma Rousseff.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 16, 2015
Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani, the son of Iran's former president Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, has been handed down three jail sentences amounting to 15 years on corruption and security charges, Iran's chief prosecutor told state media on Sunday.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Friday March 13, 2015
Chhattishgarh police investigating the multi-crore rice procurement scam appear to have prima facie cleared Chief Minister Raman Singh of any involvement in it. This comes in the backdrop of multiple raids conducted last month, where the police seize...
India News | Written by Siddharth Pandey | Wednesday March 11, 2015
With allegations of corruption in procurement of rice for the Public Distribution System or PDS in Chattisgarh, the state congress today launched a padyatra from Baloda bazar, about 90 km from the state capital Raipur, to raise awareness over the sca...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
Sixteen officers of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the country's premier agency investigating graft cases, have been charged with corruption in the past three years, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Wednesday March 11, 2015
The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the life sentence of six people convicted of killing S Manjunath, an IIM-Lucknow graduate who took on the oil mafia in Uttar Pradesh.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 9, 2015
The retrial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons on charges of corruption will open on April 4, a judicial official said today.
ShubhodeepChakravarty | Monday March 9, 2015
With an eye on curbing possible corruption in cricket, BCCI has asked cricketers not to autographs while playing matches in India. The Board feels 'bookies' can either pass on or seek information through autograph books and slips.
World News | Reuters | Sunday March 8, 2015
China plans to enact specific legislation to fight corruption, the head of the country's parliament said today, as the government continues its campaign against graft.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday March 9, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday sacked Agriculture Minister Agri Krishnamoorthy without citing any specific reason. The ouster comes amidst allegations that the former minister had abetted the suicide of a senior engineer in his...
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 5, 2015
The hearing on Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia's petitions seeking a change of judge and stay on the arrest warrant against her in two graft cases involving over USD 650,000 was deferred today by a week.