ABUSE OF POWER

  • Caught on camera: SP leader forces official to hit himself with a shoe December 12, 2013

    Mathura: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning, the district president of the Samajwadi Party from Mathura reportedly forced his own party corporator Mahendra Chauhan to hit himself with a shoe. The corporator was then made to do sit ups and beg for forgiveness. The incident took...
  • Watch: Shiv Sena MLA vandalise toll booth in Nashik August 22, 2013

    Anil Kadam, the Shiv Sena MLA who went on rampage at a toll booth for being asked to pay, has claimed that there was no violence or vandalism at the Pimpalgaon toll plaza in Nashik. ...
  • Divisive, dramatic case of Bo Xilai comes to trial in China August 22, 2013

    Jinan: The longawaited trial of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai opens on Thursday, beginning the final, dramatic chapter of the country's most politically charged case in more than three decades. Bo, 64, will appear in public for the first time in 17 months in a court in the eastern city of...
  • Hyderabad: Upset over girl's marriage, IRS officer assaults her May 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: An Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer in Hyderabad allegedly barged into the house of a girl and beat her up. The IRS officer identified as Veerbhadram forcibly entered the girl's house and assaulted her after coming to know that she was about to get married to some one else. A...
  • Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed arrested October 8, 2012

    Male: Maldives' first democratically elected President Mohamed Nasheed was arrested on Monday, a week after he failed to appear before a court in Male to face charges of abuse of power while in office. Maldivian police arrested Nasheed, 45, at the Island of Faresmaathodaa of Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, south of...
  • China top cop to be tried publicly for abuse of power September 16, 2012

    Beijing: In one of the biggest political scandals in China, a former police chief of Chongqing, linked to politician Bo Xilai and his convicted wife Gu Kailai, will be tried publicly for abuse of power, violating laws and accepting bribes. Wang Lijun, also a former vice mayor of Chongqing, one of...
  • BSP MLA's goons vandalise shopping complex May 15, 2010

    Lucknow: In a case of abuse of political power by a MLA close to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, Jitendra Singh Babloo and his goons unleashed terror in a commercial shopping complex in Lucknow even as Mayawati was claiming to take adequate steps to rid her party of criminals....