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  • From Parliament, Yogi Adityanath's Message To Lucknow: 'A Lot Will Stop'

    From Parliament, Yogi Adityanath's Message To Lucknow: 'A Lot Will Stop'

    Nearly 18 years after he had first entered Lok Sabha as its youngest member in 1998, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath returned to the House on Tuesday to speak for one last time. But his speech to parliamentarians, the first after taking charge as Chief Minister over the weekend, was aimed as much at Lucknow. In his new role, the Chief ...

  • Declare Jayalalithaa A Convict In Corruption Case, Karnataka Appeals To Supreme Court

    Declare Jayalalithaa A Convict In Corruption Case, Karnataka Appeals To Supreme Court

    The Karnataka government moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking a review of its verdict that did not rule on Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's role in the disproportionate assets case. The state argued that it would be impossible to recover the 100 crore penalty imposed by the court unless she too was held guilty.

  • AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Calls Remark On Corruption A 'Slip Of Tongue'

    AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Calls Remark On Corruption A 'Slip Of Tongue'

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said it was a "slip of tongue" when he made a remark on corruption in the Assembly yesterday. He clarified in the House today that the state was number one in "eliminating" corruption. He even challenged the opposition YSR Congress for a debate on corruption.

  • Income Tax Officer Booked For Demanding 65 Lakh Bribe

    Income Tax Officer Booked For Demanding 65 Lakh Bribe

    The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) has lodged a case against an Income Tax officer and arrested a chartered accountant, who was acting as a middleman, for allegedly accepting Rs 8 lakh bribe from a petrol pump owner.

  • Delhi Police Transfer Complaint Against Arvind Kejriwal To Anti-Corruption Branch

    Delhi Police Transfer Complaint Against Arvind Kejriwal To Anti-Corruption Branch

    A criminal complaint filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his brother-in-law and a government official in the alleged Public Works Department (PWD) scam has been transferred to the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB), Delhi Police told a city court.

  • Pakistan International Airlines' German CEO Bernd Hildenbrand Put On Exit Control List Amid Probe

    Pakistan International Airlines' German CEO Bernd Hildenbrand Put On Exit Control List Amid Probe

    The German chief executive of Pakistan's cash-strapped national carrier Pakistan International Airlines has been put on the exit control list and barred from travelling abroad following the initiation of a probe into corruption charges against him.

  • CBI Probe Ordered In Narada Sting, Cops Acted Like 'Puppets', Says Court

    CBI Probe Ordered In Narada Sting, Cops Acted Like 'Puppets', Says Court

    The Narada sting operation that allegedly showed some Trinamool Congress leaders accepting bribes will be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Calcutta High Court ordered on Friday. The court observed that the West Bengal police - that had been probing the case - was at best, "puppets of the State".

  • 3 Union Bank Employees Booked By CBI For Alleged Black Money Conversion

    3 Union Bank Employees Booked By CBI For Alleged Black Money Conversion

    Three employees of Union Bank of India, Kanpur have been booked by the CBI for alleged cheating in the conversion of demonetised currency notes to the tune of over Rs 1 crore to "conceal blackmoney" of some people. The agency has registered a case of criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption against these official for exchanging demonetised note...

  • Judge vs Judges, As Calcutta High Court Justice CS Karnan Faces Warrant For Contempt: 10 Points

    Judge vs Judges, As Calcutta High Court Justice CS Karnan Faces Warrant For Contempt: 10 Points

    In a first, the Supreme Court today ordered a warrant against High Court Judge CS Karnan for skipping a contempt case hearing, to be served "personally" by the Bengal police chief. In another unprecedented move, Justice Karnan called a "court" on the lawns of his home in Kolkata and ordered the CBI to investigate the seven Supreme Court judges who ...

  • Being Targeted As I'm A Dalit: Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan On Supreme Court-Ordered Warrant

    Being Targeted As I'm A Dalit: Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan On Supreme Court-Ordered Warrant

    A warrant has been ordered against a High Court judge after he failed to appear in the Supreme Court in a contempt case. The Kolkata police chief has been asked to serve the warrant and produce Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan before the top court on March 31.

  • More Than Two-Thirds Of Indians Have To Pay Bribe, Highest In Asia Pacific: Survey

    More Than Two-Thirds Of Indians Have To Pay Bribe, Highest In Asia Pacific: Survey

    India has the distinction of having the highest bribery rate in the Asia Pacific, with a survey showing today that more than two-thirds of Indians had to pay 'tea money' or fork out other forms of bribe to get public services.

  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Cross-Examined In Open Courtroom By Ram Jethmalani

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Cross-Examined In Open Courtroom By Ram Jethmalani

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who has sued the Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for defamation, was cross-examined today by fellow lawyer Ram Jethmalani at a court in Delhi. In course of a back-and-forth that went on for hours, Mr Jaitley was asked to explain how he called the damage to his reputation "irreparable and unquantifiable" and wh...

  • MCD Elections: Swaraj India Promises A Delhi Free Of Graft, Garbage

    MCD Elections: Swaraj India Promises A Delhi Free Of Graft, Garbage

    The Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India on Sunday unveiled its vision document for the Delhi municipal polls, promising governance with zero-tolerance for corruption and a garbage-free and epidemic-free city.

  • Cognizant Incurs $27 Million Cost In India Corruption Probe

    Cognizant Incurs $27 Million Cost In India Corruption Probe

    In September last year, US-based Cognizant had said it was conducting an internal investigation into possible violations of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act amid allegations that the IT major had made "improper payments to obtain permits and building licences in India".

  • Demonetisation To Cut Tax Avoidance, Corruption; Credit Positive: Moody's

    Demonetisation To Cut Tax Avoidance, Corruption; Credit Positive: Moody's

    The US-based agency however projected growth to slow to 6.4 per cent in the January-March quarter, from 7 per cent in the previous three months.

  • Manipur Election 2017: PM Narendra Modi Says What Congress Couldn't Do In 15 Years In Manipur, BJP Will In 15 Months

    Manipur Election 2017: PM Narendra Modi Says What Congress Couldn't Do In 15 Years In Manipur, BJP Will In 15 Months

    Manipur Election 2017: With polls in Manipur just a week away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a blistering attack at the Congress government, saying the party was responsible for ruining the state in the last 15 years.

  • What Former Director AP Singh Said On CBI Case And Raids Against Him

    What Former Director AP Singh Said On CBI Case And Raids Against Him

    Former CBI director AP Singh has reacted to a corruption case filed against him by the investigation agency. This is the first time that the CBI has filed a case against one of its former directors.

  • IAS Officer Tries to Bribe His Way Out of Corruption Case. Gets Caught Again

    IAS Officer Tries to Bribe His Way Out of Corruption Case. Gets Caught Again

    A senior IAS officer from Chhattisgarh, BL Aggarwal, has been arrested for allegedly paying a bribe of Rs 1.5 crore to fix a case against him. The case - of him allegedly accepting 45 lakhs as bribe - is around 10 years old and is being heard at Chhattisgarh, said officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI.

  • DMK's MK Stalin Detained At Marina Beach After Protest Against Trust Vote: Highlights

    DMK's MK Stalin Detained At Marina Beach After Protest Against Trust Vote: Highlights

    E Palaniswami today won the trust vote in the Tamil Nadu Assembly after the house witnessed chaos and violence. He won 122 votes with only 11 rebels of his AIADMK voting against him. He needed the backing of at least 117 legislators in the 234-member State Assembly. Mr Palaniswami took oath on Thursday with a 30-member cabinet. He is widely seen as...

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami To Visit Sasikala, Who Watched Oath On Jail TV

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami To Visit Sasikala, Who Watched Oath On Jail TV

    VK Sasikala watched Edappadi Palaniswami, the man she handpicked for the top post, take oath as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on television at the women's barracks of a Bengaluru prison on Thursday. Watching the oath ceremony with the AIADMK chief was her sister-in-law Ilavarasi, also convicted for corruption in the same case as Ms Sasikala,...

  • 10 Things To Know About Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami

    10 Things To Know About Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami

    Handpicked by his mentor VK Sasikala before she left for a Bengaluru jail to serve her four-year sentence for corruption, AIADMK's chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was sworn-in as Tamil Nadus chief minister on Thursday evening. Mr Palaniswami received the invitation to form the government from Governor C Vidyasagar Rao earlier in the day after...

  • VK Sasikala, Now In Bengaluru Jail, Seeks Meditation Space, Some Non-Veg Food

    VK Sasikala, Now In Bengaluru Jail, Seeks Meditation Space, Some Non-Veg Food

    VK Sasikala, on Wednesday evening, drove up to a prison in Bengaluru where she has been sentenced to four years in prison for corruption in a case that involves J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister who died in December and was the leader of Tamil Nadu's ruling party, the AIADMK.

  • VK Sasikala Charged With Kidnapping By MLA Who 'Escaped In Bermuda Shorts'

    VK Sasikala Charged With Kidnapping By MLA Who 'Escaped In Bermuda Shorts'

    As she headed to jail in Bengaluru for corruption, VK Sasikala faced another charge today. She has been reported to the police for kidnapping by a lawmaker who claims to have "escaped" from the luxury resort where MLAs backing Ms Sasikala have camped for days. SS Saravanan, who pledged support for Ms Sasikala's challenger O Panneerselvam yesterday,...

  • Amid Political Drama, Sasikala's Husband Confirms Her Family's In The Picture

    Amid Political Drama, Sasikala's Husband Confirms Her Family's In The Picture

    As VK Sasikala headed to jail to serve a four-year sentence for corruption, her banished relatives made a comeback to the spotlight. Two of her nephews are back in the AIADMK, years after they were expelled by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. In further evidence that Ms Sasikala's family remains a big part of Tamil Nadu's unfolding political d...

  • Expect Invitation To Form Government Today, Says Team Sasikala: 10 Facts

    Expect Invitation To Form Government Today, Says Team Sasikala: 10 Facts

    A team led by Edappadi Palanisamy, handpicked by VK Sasikala as the AIADMK's presumptive Chief Minister, met Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Wednesday evening and said it expects him to invite them today to form government in the state. The Governor later met O Panneerselvam, who too has staked claim to the top post. Ms Sasikala has reached...

  • Uttarakhand Election 2017: 68% Overall Voter Turnout In 69 Assembly Constituencies As Voting Ends

    Uttarakhand Election 2017: 68% Overall Voter Turnout In 69 Assembly Constituencies As Voting Ends

    Voting has ended in Uttarakhand's 69 constituencies spread across 13 districts (7 in Garhwal region and the remaining 6 in Kumaon region of the state). Residents of Uttarakhand voted today to decide who will form the next government in the state. The overall voter turnout was 68%, which is 1.2% higher than the 2012 Assembly election (66.8%). The BJ...

  • Uttarakhand, UP Election 2017: Voting Ends In Both States, 66% Turnout In UP Phase 2 - 10 Points

    Uttarakhand, UP Election 2017: Voting Ends In Both States, 66% Turnout In UP Phase 2 - 10 Points

    The assembly elections closed in Uttarakhand today with the state witnessing 68 per cent polling - up from 66 per cent of 2012. Uttar Pradesh, which had the second of its seven-phase elections - recorded 66 per cent voting. Today's polling was considered crucial for the ruling Samajwadi Party, which holds 34 of the 67 constituencies that went to po...

  • E Palanisamy As Chief Minister No 3 In 2 Months? Meets Governor

    E Palanisamy As Chief Minister No 3 In 2 Months? Meets Governor

    Hours after VK Sasikala's run for Chief Minister was brought to a skidding halt by the Supreme Court, which found her guilty of corruption, she has moved at breakneck speed to ensure she remains the show-runner of the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Ms Sasikala was sentenced this morning to four years in prison - it's uncertain when she has to head to...

  • In Order Convicting Sasikala, Strong Comments About Jayalalithaa's Role

    In Order Convicting Sasikala, Strong Comments About Jayalalithaa's Role

    The corruption case in which VK Sasikala has been convicted today was, in fact, centered on whether J Jayalalithaa misused her first term as Chief Minister in the 1990s to accumulate a vast fortune of real estate, cash and jewellery through a maze of companies which were owned by Ms Sasikala and two of her male relatives.

  • 'It's A Fatty Judgement,' Said Supreme Court Judges, Then Went Straight To Sasikala Verdict

    'It's A Fatty Judgement,' Said Supreme Court Judges, Then Went Straight To Sasikala Verdict

    It took eight minutes for two Supreme Court judges to announce the decision that abruptly cut short the political career of VK Sasikala, a long-time companion of J Jayalalithaa. The judges concurred when they held Ms Sasikala guilty of corruption and decided that she has to go to back to jail to serve a four-year sentence. "We have expressed deep c...

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