'Maha' Mantra: Pawar is Where Power is?
Oct 20, 2014
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday October 18, 2014
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who was convicted in a disproportionate assets case and arrested three weeks ago, walked out of a Bangalore prison on Saturday afternoon. She had been granted bail by the Supreme Court on Friday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Friday October 17, 2014
The AIADMK is unlikely to celebrate its 43rd birthday today unless its chief J Jayalalithaa gets bail. The Supreme Court will today hear the bail petition of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister, who has been in a Bangalore jail for almost two weeks ...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday October 17, 2014
The AIADMK is unlikely to celebrate its 43rd birthday tomorrow unless its chief J Jayalalithaa gets bail. The Supreme Court will hear the bail petition of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister, who has been in a Bangalore jail for almost two weeks aft...
AssociatedPress | Thursday October 16, 2014
While Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace have refused to comment on accusations against them, Italian media has access to a suspicious internet conversation which points at match-fixing.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday October 15, 2014
The Supreme Court today strongly rebuked the Centre for being unable to articulate to the court what its vision for cleaning the Ganga river is. The court said corruption was stalling the project and "heads must roll for this."
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Jakarta has launched a multi-billion-dollar scheme to build a huge sea wall to combat flooding as the Indonesian capital sinks, but there is scepticism about its chances of success in a country with a history of corruption and failed mega-projects.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Monday October 13, 2014
"The problem runs far deeper and greater than headlines suggest."
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 13, 2014
Bosnia voted in general elections Sunday amid mounting social discontent over endemic corruption, ethnic disputes and economic woes that have troubled the country's rapprochement with the European Union.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 11, 2014
Chinese authorities are urging officials who have fled abroad to avoid corruption charges to turn themselves in before December 1 in exchange for leniency or face stiffer punishment.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rahul Joglekar, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday October 9, 2014
A court in Italy has ruled that no kickbacks were paid in a deal for 12 helicopters for use by top Indian political leaders. It also found that there is no evidence to suggest former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi had accepted bribes to help AgustaW...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 9, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared victory after a 15-month-long austerity campaign that cut $8.6 billion in public spending, state media said, as he pledged not to relent against official corruption.
Wednesday October 8, 2014
Britain's biggest pharmaceuticals group confirmed the investigation following allegations of improper payments set out in a whistleblower's email sent to its top management on Monday. The email, purporting to be from a GSK sales manager in the Gulf s...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday October 8, 2014
J Jayalalithaa's lawyers have said they will move the Supreme Court against her bail plea being rejected on Tuesday by the Karnataka High Court. The former Tamil Nadu chief minister has been in jail for 10 days now, after being convicted and arrested...
India | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Wednesday October 8, 2014
A high court judge refused Tuesday to grant bail to Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the longtime chief minister of the state of Tamil Nadu, noting in his ruling that India's Supreme Court was taking a tougher view of corruption, interpreting it as "a violation...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer was on the FIFA executive committee that awarded the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively in 2010. The bidding process has been dogged by accusations of corruption and horse-trading, but Becke...
Cheat Sheet | ndtv.com | Tuesday October 7, 2014
J Jayalalithaa will stay in jail for now. Rejecting her plea for bail, Judge AV Chandrashekhra said corruption amounts to violation of human rights. The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was arrested on September 27 for corruption and sent to jail for...
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Joy and anticipation turned to shock and grief in seconds on Tuesday evening as news came in that the Karnataka High Court had rejected bail for J Jayalalithaa, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday October 7, 2014
J Jayalalithaa will stay in jail for now. The Karnataka High Court has rejected the former Tamil Nadu chief minister's bail plea, saying the Supreme Court has sent out a clear message that corruption cases should be put on the fast track.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Whether J Jayalalithaa will leave jail could be decided today in Bangalore. The former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu's request for bail is being heard by the Karnataka High Court.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday October 6, 2014
Private schools in Tamil Nadu have withdrawn their scheduled one day strike tomorrow seeking the release of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who was jailed late last month for corruption.