India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 27, 2017
The anti-corruption Lokpal should be set up without delay and the lack of a Leader of Opposition should not hold up the process anymore, the Supreme Court told the government today. This means, the government can select an ombudsman without taking the Congress, the main opposition group, on board.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 27, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a serious view of the "large number of complaints" about "corrupt practices" of Railway officials and directed strictest possible action against those found guilty.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 26, 2017
"Our entire supply chain is being digitised. Payment will be made electronically and procurement will also be made electronically. It will curb corruption," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
India News | Written by Akhilesh Sharma | Wednesday April 26, 2017
The BJP's standout strategy for the Delhi civic polls was the decision to drop almost all sitting councilors and field fresh faces. It did this to skirt an anti-incumbency sentiment amid allegations of corruption and non-performance in the three corporations, which it has dominated for years. The party's campaign stressed that it was bringing in fr...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 26, 2017
BJP president Amit Shah today rejected Trinamool Congress charge that conspiracy was hatched to frame its party leaders in corruption cases including Narada. "There is no conspiracy. They (TMC leaders) were seen on TV taking money. Entire world can see it", he said, rejecting the TMC charge that conspiracy was hatched by the BJP in framing the TMC ...
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Thursday April 27, 2017
When the Supreme Court was considering action against Ranjit Sinha for allegedly influencing coal scam cases and meeting the accused at his home, it asked the CBI or Central Bureau of Investigation only one question - whether there was any conflict of interest in its officers investigating their former boss.
India News | Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Wednesday April 26, 2017
Following the Aam Aadmi Party's humiliating defeat in the MCD elections, lawmaker Alka Lamba has offered to resign from her post and all positions in the party. Taking "responsibility" for the debacle, she said, "I take personal responsibility for the party's defeat in all three wards in my constituency and offer to resign from all party posts and ...
India News | Reported by Kamal Khan, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Tuesday April 25, 2017
For those not convinced of the benefits of demonetisation, Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has this pointer: it was good enough for Lord Krishna.
India News | Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Saturday April 22, 2017
Amid spate of desertions and switchovers, the Congress rubbished rumours that senior leader Kamal Nath was planning to join the BJP. It said that the BJP is running a campaign to malign Congress leaders and hit the morale of the party. He added that -be it from 1977 to 1980 (the period after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared Emergency) or bet...
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 20, 2017
The ED officials have been charged with criminal conspiracy under the IPC and under relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
World News | Edited by Deepshika Ghosh | Thursday April 20, 2017
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was given a reprieve today when the Supreme Court held off on a verdict on corruption allegations against him in the "Panama Papers" leaks but ordered an investigation in a ruling that quoted "The Godfather". Mr Sharif, 67, has denied any wrongdoing, but late last year, the Supreme Court agreed to take up the ca...
India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Thursday April 20, 2017
Forget the biryani, forget the cellphones. Uttar Pradesh's notorious gangsters, some of whom roll with serious political clout, must not get special treatment or food in prisons, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said.
India News | NDTV News Desk | Thursday April 20, 2017
Raids on a senior Uttar Pradesh bureaucrat have revealed an enormous haul of unaccounted cash and jewellery. Income Tax officials have allegedly found around 10 crores in cash and 10 kg gold during raids on Keshav Lal, a Kanpur-based additional commissioner of Sales Tax, who has a house in Noida near Delhi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 19, 2017
On a day when businessman Vijay Mallya was arrested by the Scotland Yard in London and momentarily released on bail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised those have "looted the poor and middle classes".
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Tuesday April 18, 2017
When Sukash Chandrasekar answered the knock at his hotel room's door, the men who asked to be let in were not in uniform. It was only after entering his room at Delhi's Hyatt hotel late on Sunday night that they revealed they were policemen who had been tipped off that he was carrying more than a crore in cash.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 17, 2017
Temporary setbacks notwithstanding, note ban will have a positive development impact in the long term as it accelerates financial deepening, foster financial inclusion and increase transparency, the World Bank has said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 18, 2017
Eliminating tax evasion and corruption is typically a demanding process involving multiple measures overtime, the World Bank said.
India News | Edited by Shylaja Varma | Monday April 17, 2017
Nearly 250 land deals during the Congress' term in power in Haryana were investigated by SN Dhingra, a retired judge .In August last year, he told NDTV that government officials and private individuals have both been indicted for colluding in illicit land deals. Justice Dhingra was tasked in 2015 with the inquest of land deals after the BJP was ele...
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday April 16, 2017
Never known for seeking out the press to give sound bites, Lalu Yadav bucked the tradition this morning, as his son Tej Pratap turned 29 years old. His statement to the press, though, was one that he had given before - confidence expressed that Tej Pratap, accused of corruption by the BJP, was not guilty.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 15, 2017
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday released a report on corruption in the BJP-led Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) over the last 10 years, quipping MCD stood for "Most Corrupt Department".
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 11, 2017
Slamming the BJP for making Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) "bankrupt" and a "den of corruption" in its 10-year-long rule, Swaraj India on Monday said that the party should refrain from contesting the polls as "atonement".
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Monday April 10, 2017
Lalu Yadav, who cannot hold public office because of corruption charges, on Sunday said that his sons who are both Bihar ministers and accused of graft, are right to "do business because I don't want them to die in poverty."
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 7, 2017
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted nation-wide searches against several bureaucrats, including an IAS officer, in connection with its separate money laundering cases against them on corruption charges.
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 6, 2017
Nearly 78 per cent respondents queried in the country said that bribery and corrupt practices happen widely in businesses here, as per the EY Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) Fraud Survey 2017.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 5, 2017
J Jayalalithaa, former Tamil Nadu chief minister, will not be declared a convict in a corruption case, the Supreme Court said today, rejecting Karnataka's request.
India News | NDTV News Desk | Wednesday April 5, 2017
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, breaking his silence on the controversy over Rs.3.8 crore legal bill, said the defamation case against him was filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after he demanded inquiry into alleged corruption in the Delhi Cricket body and therefore he hired top lawyer Ram Jethmalani to defend him then "should I pay from my po...
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava | Wednesday April 5, 2017
In October last year, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told a court that he had made allegations of corruption against Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his private capacity. He was then seeking to have one of two defamation cases filed against him by Mr Jaitley dismissed.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday April 4, 2017
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that in 2006 he approved the sale of telecom company Aircel to a Malaysian group "in the normal course of business." The deal is being investigated for money-laundering and corruption by the CBI as well as the Enforcement Directorate or ED, which handles financial crimes.
India News | Edited by Shylaja Varma | Monday April 3, 2017
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached a south Delhi farmhouse with a market value of Rs 27 crore in connection with its money laundering probe against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 31, 2017
A Delhi court has directed the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to provide security to the complainants in the alleged PWD scam in which a criminal complaint has been filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his relative.
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