Friday October 28, 2016
Justice Lodha, as long as he was addressing legal issues - corruption, cronyism and conflict of interest - was on the right track. But the switch from surgeon to system disruptor has destroyed the two nurseries of Indian cricket and replaced them with passive vote banks
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Wednesday October 26, 2016
A day after plane-maker Embraer admitted corruption in a 200-million dollar deal with India, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the blacklisting of defence suppliers will not be handled impulsively. According to Mr Parrikar, any criminal activity should be banned, but the extent of the ban "will be based on the requirement of national sec...
World News | Agencies | Tuesday October 25, 2016
Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer has agreed to pay $205.5 million to US and Brazilian authorities to settle an investigation of alleged corruption in four countries, including India.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 24, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared changes in the anti-corruption law that will make it tougher to act against bureaucrats and will also spare top corporate bosses from bribery charges unless their involvement in wrongdoing is proved in court.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 23, 2016
Imran Khan today warned that Nawaz Sharif will be responsible if a "third-force" stepped in as a result of his party's lockdown of the Pakistani capital next week demanding resignation of the Prime Minister on corruption charges after the publication of 'Panama Papers'.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 22, 2016
Referring to the Army's surgical strikes against terror launch pads or staging areas in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, PM Modi today said that a similar strategy in fight against black money could bring in more than the 1 lakh crore unearthed by the government.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 21, 2016
The finance minister made a case for change in the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 to distinguish between the corrupt and the erroneous decisions to provide comfort to PSU bankers in settling non-performing assets.
India News | Reuters | Friday October 21, 2016
The World Medical Association (WMA), the top medical-ethics body, on Friday installed an Indian doctor facing corruption charges as its president, despite controversy surrounding his appointment while legal cases are pending.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 20, 2016
Pakistan's Supreme Court today issued notice to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in the 'Panama Papers' leaks case, acting on petitions seeking his disqualification over alleged corruption and illegally possessing assets abroad.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 17, 2016
Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh today said he would launch investigations into each one of the "multiple scams that the Badals are involved in" if voted to power in the upcoming polls.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 16, 2016
Asserting that Americans have had enough of the Clintons over the past few decades, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has claimed that the US citizens will say "enough is enough" to them in the upcoming general election.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 15, 2016
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today asserted that his government has shown "zero tolerance" towards corruption during nearly two-year rule in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 12, 2016
The Central Vigilance Commission has declined to share details on cases of alleged corruption in execution of the multi-crore Commonwealth Games related projects in Delhi, saying it will "disproportionately divert" its resources.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 10, 2016
CBI has filed a case of corruption, cheating and conspiracy against the Managing Director of Repco Housing Finance Limited and three other top officials besides two persons of a partnership firm and seized incriminating documents in searches.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 9, 2016
China today sentenced a 70-year-old former senior legislator to death for taking "a huge amount of bribes" and holding excessive assets with unidentified sources, becoming the latest official to be punished for graft under a campaign launched by President Xi Jingping.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 7, 2016
Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today dissolved the Delhi Waqf Board, which was "superseded" by the Arvind Kejriwal government last year, after two of its members resigned alleging corruption and referred the matter to CBI for a probe, setting the stage for another round of confrontation between the AAP dispensation and the Centre.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 6, 2016
Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the IDS scheme alleging that he had failed to act against black money despite his talk of "56-inch chest" to fight corruption, and instead brought out a scheme for turning into white the ill-gotten wealth of "thieves".
Goa News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 5, 2016
Goa's former Inspector General of Prisons Elvis Gomes today joined Aam Aadmi Party claiming that the state government was not only corrupt but had been systematically unfair to bureaucrats.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 2, 2016
The Narendra Modi government has fulfilled its twin promises of providing corruption-free government and unearthing black money, BJP president Amit Shah today asserted as he hailed it for recovering over Rs 65,000 crore under the income declaration scheme.
Thomson Reuters | Friday September 30, 2016
Cognizant said it was investigating whether certain payments relating to its facilities in India were made improperly.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 29, 2016
Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane said his party will fight forthcoming civic body polls in Mumbai and Thane on the issues of "rampant corruption and misrule" even as he expressed hope to win 70-75 seats here.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 27, 2016
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said banks, especially the public sector ones, will be armed better soon to resolve the stressed assets as he expects the winter session of Parliament to clear amends to the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA).
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 27, 2016
Bureaucrat BK Bansal was in jail in July when he was told that his wife and daughter had hanged themselves inside their home in Delhi. In a tragic replay two months later, Mr Bansal and his 28-year-old son allegedly committed suicide the same way.
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 26, 2016
Rajasthan Congress today accused the BJP government in the state of "corruption" and demanded that "political accountability" be fixed for corruption in government departments.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Monday September 26, 2016
Akhilesh Yadav deftly avoided a diving Gayatri Prajapati as the controversial Samajwadi Party leader attempted to touch the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's feet after being sworn in as a minister today. Thrice.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 24, 2016
In a rare speedy trial, a special CBI court in Dehradun has convicted a Central Excise inspector and sentenced him to seven years of imprisonment for taking Rs 3,500 in bribe, within one year of trial.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 24, 2016
The Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) probing the alleged DJB water tanker scam has asked Delhi Water minister Kapil Mishra to join investigation in the case. A case was registered by the ACB in connection with the alleged 400-crore water tanker scam linking former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in June this year.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 24, 2016
Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Saturday dared the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) to arrest former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the alleged water tanker scam.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 23, 2016
Taking a jibe at the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leadership, the Shiv Sena today said that the party had ignored its former leader Chhagan Bhujbal, who was arrested in March on corruption charges, while even the BJP's Pankaja Munde went to meet him on "humanitarian grounds" in the JJ Hospital where he is recuperating.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 23, 2016
At least 150 Pakistani nationals, including the son of a former minister and an ex-lawmaker of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party, were among the people owning offshore firms in the Carribean tax haven of Bahamas, according to new set of data published on Thursday.