Graft Cases

  • Graft cases: Asif Ali Zardari appears in court, proceedings deferred till January 18 10-01-2014 11:50 AM

    Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday appeared before a court in Islamabad amidst tight security in connection with a graft case against him. Zardari's counsel Farooq H Naek said that his client could not be charged by the Accountability Court in Thursday's hearing and the proceedings were deferred...
  • China's ex-railway minister gets suspended death in corruption case 08-07-2013 06:45 PM

    Beijing: China's former railways minister Liu Zhijun was given a suspended death sentence on Monday that will likely be commuted to life imprisonment for bribery and abuse of power in one of the country's highest-profile corruption cases in years. Liu's sentence is seen as lenient in a country where the...
  • CBI court summons Yeddyurappa in graft case 22-11-2012 02:24 AM

    Bangalore: Spelling more trouble for former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, the CBI on Wednesday ordered issue of summons to him, three of his family members and others in the illegal mining kickback case being probed by it. CBI court judge Venkata Sundarshan, who ordered issue of summons on November...
  • Pak asks Switzerland to revive graft cases against Zardari 07-11-2012 08:27 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan has dispatched an official letter asking Swiss authorities to revive graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari on the condition that such a move will be linked to the international immunity available to the head of state. The government has written the letter to Swiss authorities in the...
  • Badal ministry to be expanded on Sunday 14-05-2011 08:04 PM

    Chandigarh: With around eight months left for assembly elections in Punjab, the Parkash Singh Badal led SAD-BJP ministry in the state will be expanded on Sunday to fill the vacancies caused by the resignation of all the five BJP cabinet ministers in the wake of their alleged involvement in a...