CORRUPTION

  • Tamil Nadu number one state in electoral corruption: Amit Shah 20 hours 5 minutes ago

    Coimbatore: Alleging that Tamil Nadu is the number one state in electoral corruption, BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday asked party workers to be alert and make efforts to check money flow during elections. "Tamil Nadu is the number one state in the country where money plays a bigger role...
  • Aircel Maxis case: Marans, others to appear in court on Monday 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and six others, including Malaysian business tycoon T Ananda Krishnan, are likely to appear on Monday as accused before a special 2G court in connection with the Aircel-Maxis deal case. Special CBI judge O P Saini had on October 29,...
  • Coalscam: CBI files charge sheet against Rathi Steel & Power Limited February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: CBI on Friday filed a charge sheet in a special court in a coal scam case pertaining to a Delhi- based company Rathi Steel and Power Limited for allegedly giving false data about its land holdings and capacity to get a coal block in Chhattisgarh. The company was allocated...
  • Kejriwal government's anti-corruption helpline number 011-27357169 reactivated February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has reactivated the anti-corruption helpline number for people to lodge complaints if they are harassed for bribes. The anti corruption helpline number 011-27357169 will be operational from now on wards. Kejriwal said that helpline number will guide and suggest ways to complainants on how to...
  • CBI registers corruption case against South Eastern Coalfields Limited official February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: A General Manager-ranked officer of South Eastern Coalfields Limited has been booked by CBI for allegedly manipulating tender process and favouring a private company owner. CBI sources said the case has been registered against RP Singh, then Sub Area Manager, Beharband Coal Mines in Anuppur (MP) and five others...
  • AAP Government willing to have former AIIMS CVO in Delhi ACB February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Sunday expressed interest to have former AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi in Delhi's Anti Corruption Branch, saying that his inclusion will strengthen the agency. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisoida said, "I would like him to be there. If he wants to come,...
  • 79 per cent rise in graft complaints to CVC; crosses 63,000 mark in 2014 February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: More than 63,000 corruption complaints were received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in 2014, a rise of 79 per cent over the preceding year. The anti-corruption watchdog said it received 63,288 complaints last year as against 35,332 in 2013. These complaints include those filed by whistleblowers and...
  • Gopal Rai: A fiery orator who helped build AAP's base February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Known as a fiery orator, Gopal Rai was a former student leader who came into limelight during Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and later played a key role in building Aam Aadmi party at the grassroot level after its launch in November 2012. Rai, who has been associated with...
  • 10 important quotes from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's first speech February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed people soon after taking oath at Ramlila Maidan and stressed on making the national capital country's first corruption-free city and ending the VIP culture. In a historic victory, AAP has won 67 out of 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections. Here are 10...
  • People respect governments that punish corruption: UN chief Ban Ki-moon February 10, 2015

    Dubai: Highlighting that people respect governments that punish corruption, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for increased government transparency and cooperation between the public sector and private enterprises to drive economic growth. "The most respected governments are those that ensure equal rule or law and justice for all, and those...
  • Delhi elections: Exit polls' favourite AAP, dark horse BJP or another hung Assembly? February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: If the results of almost all the exit polls get replicated on Tuesday as well when counting for Delhi Assembly elections takes place, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will form government in the national capital. But the BJP can draw solace from the fact that several exit polls...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: Comparative view of AAP, Congress manifestos; BJP's vision document February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress have released their manifestos for Delhi Assembly elections while the BJP came out with its vision document instead of a manifesto. The BJP's vision document was released on Tuesday, just four days before elections while the Congress released its second manifesto...
  • Cartoon of the day: AAP in funding row February 2, 2015

    Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. ...
  • Donation row: Blow to AAP's poll prospects? February 2, 2015

    Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. ...
  • Donations made to AAP through bogus companies, allege former party volunteers February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. The AAP Volunteer Action Manch, a group of former party members, has alleged that the AAP has made bogus entries to evade tax. "The...
  • Amit Shah defends projecting Kiran Bedi as BJP Delhi chief ministerial candidate January 24, 2015

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday strongly denied "borrowing" Kiran Bedi to win Assembly elections in Delhi and played down the controversy over the charge that she had asked India Against Corruption movement leaders to go soft on the saffron party. "BJP has been in favour of including eminent personalities...
  • Anna Hazare refuses to comment on Kiran Bedi, says politics is dirty January 21, 2015

    Ralegan Siddhi: Maintaining silence over his one-time close associate and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi joining the Bharatiya Janata Party, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday yet again refused to comment on the developments. Evading questions over Bedi joining BJP, Hazare said, "I don't want to talk about it or comment...
  • Arun Jaitley lashes out at CBFC members January 17, 2015

    Arun Jaitely hit back at CBFC members in a blog post and called them rebels. "If there is any corruption in CBFC, UPA appointees have themselves to blame," he said. ...
  • Jaitley hits out at censor board, says UPA appointees to be blamed for any corruption January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Slamming former Censor board chief Leela Samson and other members of the board for resigning from their posts over allegations of interference by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday shrugged off the responsibility from the NDA government. "If there is any corruption in...
  • Corporate fraud in India rose 45 per cent last 2 years: Study January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Corporate frauds rose by over 45 per cent in India in the last two years and the lurking risk has been dissuading global companies from investing in India, said a study. Corporate frauds arose out of corruption, money laundering, tax evasion, window dressing, financial reporting fraud and bribery...
  • Delhi demands: People are scared of the CCTV camera and not police, says Kiran Bedi January 6, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the corruption issues and measures to put a check on them in the national capital. ...
  • Delhi polls: Corruption high on the issue list of residents January 6, 2015

    As Delhi is headed for polls again, one of the major demands is eradication of corruption that the citizens face on a daily basis. Its not big ticket corruption that bothers Delhiites, but its the money demanded for getting a driving licence, a passport, installing a meter, filing a complaint....
  • Raghubar Das assures corruption-free development in Jharkhand December 28, 2014

    Ranchi: Development work will be free of corruption and services will be delivered in a time-bound manner, said the new Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Sunday. "Developmental works will be corruption-free. It has been decided that there will be an administration with accountability, responsibility will be fixed and services will...
  • BJP terms coming together of Janata Parivar as 'get-together of corrupt' December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the coming together of Janata Parivar outfits as a get-together of "corrupt" and "brand ambassadors of misgovernance", the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said their joint agitation is road-blocker in the path of development and good governance initiated by the Narendra Modi government. The BJP took a jibe...
  • Vadra documents missing: Was the Hooda government trying to protect Robert Vadra? December 19, 2014

    In a new twist to the controversial DLF-Robert Vadra deal, two pages of a file pertaining to the case are missing from government records. The issue of missing pages came to light when former director general (DG) Consolidation and whistle blower IAS officer Ashok Khemka got the copy of that...
  • Cartoon of the day: SC likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator December 10, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. The Supreme Court is likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator. ...
  • Kerala: UDF MLA raises corruption charges against PWD Minister's personal staff December 9, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former minister KB Ganesh Kumar and ruling UDF MLA raised corruption allegations against the personal staff of PWD minister VK Ibrahim Kunju in the state Legislative Assembly. It was during a calling attention that the MLA has raised the issue and put the UDF in a fix. The Speaker ruled...
  • IPL Scandal: SC, BCCI want retired judges to probe the matter December 9, 2014

    Cracking the whip in the Indian Premier League (IPL) corruption case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday insisted that action must be taken against Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president-in-exile N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan. At the end of the proceedings, it was decided that the court would...
  • Difficult to ignore N Srinivasan's conflict of interest, says Supreme Court December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday grilled BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan on conflict of interest and said it was difficult for it to accept that the involvement of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan - a team official of Chennai Super Kings - in betting during the IPL 2013 did not result in...
  • India's position in the Corruption Perception Index improves, climbs up to 85 against 94 last year December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In a good news for India, the country has improved on its ranking in the Corruption Perception Index. In the data for the year 2014, India stands at 85th position out of 175 countries as compared to its ranking of 94 in 2013 out of 177 countries. There...