Corruption Charges

  • SC puts moral pressure on PM, CMs, says those facing criminal charges not to be made ministers August 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court has put moral pressure on the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers by observing that people facing criminal or corruption charges should not be made ministers. The apex court, however, stopped short of prescribing disqualification for such people from becoming ministers and left it to the wisdom of the...
  • Disproportionate assets case: Jagan Reddy's judicial custody ends today June 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy's judicial custody ends on Friday and he will be produced before a Hyderabad court. Jagan was lodged in Chanchalguda jail since his arrest by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on corruption charges in May last year. All the other accused in that...
  • The Last Word: Should Srinivasan resign as president of BCCI? May 27, 2013

    BCCI President N Srinivasan continues to remain defiant saying he has done nothing wrong and has no reason to resign. ...
  • I have no reason to resign, says BCCI chief N Srinivasan May 27, 2013

    BCCI President N Srinivasan continues to remain defiant saying he has done nothing wrong and has no reason to resign. ...
  • Full text: Advani's statement in support of Gadkari October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday came out in support of party President Nitin Gadkari and said that the corruption allegations against Gadkari is the UPA's strategy to paint the entire political class with the same brush to minimise and escape its unpardonable sins. Advani issued a...
  • VadraDLF: Kejriwal's allegations raise many questions October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after anticorruption crusaderturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal made fresh allegations against Robert Vadra, the soninlaw of Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, construction major DLF and the Congress government in Haryana, many questions remain unanswered. Even as Vadra, DLF and Haryana government have denied any wrongdoing and...
  • DLF shares tumble after Arvind Kejriwal accusations October 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Shares in biggest property developer DLF slumped on Wednesday, a day after antigraft activist Arvind Kejriwal alleged that the company received undue favours from the government in Haryana. DLF, valued by investors at about $6.82 billion at Wednesday's close, ended down 4.95 per cent, after losing 7.3 per cent...
  • Robert Vadra bought flats at market rate: DLF October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Realty major DLF on rejected activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal’s allegations of corruption in the business dealings with Robert Vadra, saying the Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law bought flats from the company at prevailing market rates. The company also clarified that no unsecured loans were given to Vadra. "No unsecured loans given to...
  • Should there be an independent probe into Vadra case? October 8, 2012

    After facing allegations of financial irregularities for the last three days, Robert Vadra found himself in a fresh controversy when he suggested India was a banana republic on his Facebook account. ...
  • Vadra dismisses Kejriwal's allegations as baseless October 7, 2012

    Robert Vadra has issued a statement accusing Arvind Kejriwal of playing dirty politics and resorting to cheap publicity. ...
  • Kejriwal attempting to malign my image: Robert Vadra October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Defending himself over corruption charges, businessman Robert Vadra on Sunday said that he is a private citizen and all his financial deals are transparent. Vadra also dismissed anticorruption activist Arvind Kejriwal's allegations as baseless and defamatory. "I am a private law abiding citizen who has been engaged in...
  • Kejriwal attacks, Sonia defends; Why is Robert Vadra silent? October 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Entrepreneur and the ruling party president's soninlaw Robert Vadra now faces allegations of financial impropriety after anticorruption activist Arvind Kejriwal alleged at a press conference in New Delhi on Friday that construction major DLF gave an unsecured and interestfree loan worth Rs 65 crore to companies owned by...
  • I will fight the allegations against me: Virbhadra Singh June 26, 2012

    Twentyfour hours after a Shimla court charged him with criminal misconduct, Union Minister Virbhadra Singh met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and resigned from the Cabinet. ...
  • Kaneria will plead innocent, says brother May 1, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria will protest his innocence when he appears before an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disciplinary hearing investigating corruption charges this month, his brother Vicky said on Tuesday. "Our lawyers have sent the preliminary reply within the deadline given to us by the ECB. We...
  • Advani's yatra set to enter Karnataka today October 30, 2011

    Bangalore: In an irony of sorts, BJP leader LK Advani's anticorruption yatra rolls into his partyruled state on Sunday, where a former Chief Minister is lodged in jail and two other ministers face corruption charges. On Saturday when state BJP leaders were engaged in hectic preparations to welcome the yatra, the...
  • Will take antigraft yatra to Bangalore: Advani October 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani, rubbishing reports of cancellation of his Bangalore rath yatra, on Sunday said he will take his Jan Chetna Yatra to the city. Advani confirmed his tour of the IT city saying, "I will take my Jan Chetna Yatra against graft to Bangalore." Sources on...
  • UN examines charges against Balakrishnan May 23, 2011

    Geneva: The accreditation of India's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to come up for renewal before the United Nations (UN) on Monday. The UN meeting in being held in Geneva to look at functioning of human rights commissions across the world. The UN will also examine the corruption charges made against NHRC...
  • Lawyers' strike in Rajasthan enters 2nd week September 11, 2010

    Jaipur: As the judiciary tries to salvage its image, the lawyers strike in Rajasthan is certainly not helping. They have now threatened to intensify their strike over alleged irregularities in judges recruitment after talks with the judiciary failed on Friday. The standoff now enters its second week. The people of Rajasthan...
  • 86% Delhites believe CWG will be a success: Poll August 31, 2010

    Even though the Commonwealth Games have been clouded by controversies, a CNNIBNHindustan Times poll shows 86% Delhites believe the Games will be a success. ...
  • Protests stop Karnataka CJ from attending court June 3, 2010

    Bangalore: Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court Justice PD Dinakaran, accused of corruption, has once again created a controversy after he decided that he would attend the court from Thursday. Advocates Association President KN Putte Gowda warned Dinakaran that he would face massive protests if he returned to court. Following the...
  • Raje in troube, corruption charges galore January 14, 2009

    Jaipur: Vasundhara Raje lost the Rajasthan Chief Minister's chair and since then, Raje is fighting party colleagues like Bhairon Singh Shekhawat who publicly pointed out corruption charges against her. Acting on a Jaipur court's orders the police have registered a case against her in the controversial Deen Dayal Upadhayay Land...
  • Ousted PM Thaksin jumps bail, flees Thailand August 12, 2008

    Thai Supreme court has issued an arrest warrant against ousted Thai Premier Thakshin Shinawatra and his wife after they failed to appear in a Bangkok court. The couple has skipped bail. Thakshin confirmed they will stay in England and not return to Thailand as he does not expect fair trial at...
  • Corruption charge takes the shine off Naveen Patnaik January 19, 2008

    Bhuabneswar: Naveen Patnaik was may not be Mr Popular in Orissa any more following the resignation of Suzanne Rich Folsom, the chief of the anti-fraud unit of the World Bank. Suzanne quit reportedly after blowing the whistle on corruption in the implementation of the Rs 417-crore health project in Orissa. It is...
  • Former Philippines Prez gets life sentence for corruption September 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Former Philippines President Joseph Estrada has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of large scale corruption by an anti-corruption court in Manila. The trial lasted for over six-years. Estrada is the country's first President to be tried for wrongdoing in office. He's now been barred...
  • Badal rushes to BJP leaders for help June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Charged with amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal rushed to New Delhi on Saturday to meet senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and enlist their support for continuing in office. A local court in Punjab on Friday ordered framing of charges...
  • New CM Badal in court trouble June 20, 2007

    Chandigarh: New Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal’s honeymoon period seems over. A special court in Ropar has ordered that corruption charges be framed against Badal, who was sworn in on March 2. The court gave the order in connection with a case filed by the State Vigilance Department during the...
  • Najma Heptulla under CBI scanner November 3, 2006

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) began on Friday probing charges of corruption and financial irregularities against Rajya Sabha MP Najma Heptulla during her tenure as Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) chairperson. The investigation against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Najma Heptulla was ordered on the directions...