Corruption

  • UPA government badly steeped in corruption, SP, BSP backing it: Rajnath 23-04-2014 08:15 AM

    BJP on Tuesday lashed out at SP and BSP for supporting UPA government at the Centre, despite knowing fully well that it was "badly steeped" in corruption. BJP President Rajnath Singh told an election meeting at Mainpuri that SP and BSP accuse each other during elections in Uttar Pradesh, but...
  • Open Mike: Is corruption the central issue in election 2014? 21-04-2014 09:56 PM

    As a part of election special series Open Mike, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the Chennai populace if corruption is the central issue of 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Filmmaker Shashank Udapurkar set to make a biopic on anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's life 17-04-2014 07:46 AM

    Mumbai: Movie director Shashank Udapurkar said here today, that he has received a formal consent from Anna Hazare for making a biopic on the anti-corruption activist. "It took me long to complete the script on Anna. I had drafted seven scripts before finalising it, since it is a mammoth task...
  • Head surgeon arrested for accepting bribe of Rs 2500 16-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Professor and head of surgery unit of SMS Hospital and College was on Wednesday arrested by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,500 from a patient's son, an official spokesperson said. Surgeon of Sawai Man Singh Hospital and College Rajveer Arya was arrested by...
  • AAP's Jaaved Jaffrey attacks Congress, BJP over corruption, riots 14-04-2014 08:08 PM

    Actor Javed Jaffrey, AAP candidate from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat, on Monday took a swipe at Congress and BJP, saying his party may have erred by plunging into national politics in haste, but it did not commit mistakes of indulging in corruption or bloodshed in the name of religion. On...
  • Two policemen, engineer held guilty in corruption case 11-04-2014 03:23 PM

    Three persons including two police officials were on Friday found guilty by a district court in a nine-year-old corruption case. The accused, then Bundi SP, Satyaprakash Singh, then sub-inspector, City Kotwali, Soduram, and executive engineer at the irrigation department Prakeshchandra Ambesh -- were yesterday found guilty in a corruption case...
  • ACB arrests electricity inspector for accepting bribe of Rs 6,000 10-04-2014 08:26 PM

    An assistant electricity inspector of power vigilance office was on Thursday arrested in a raid by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a client for settling bills at Bhiwadi in Alwar district of Rajasthan. An ACB spokesman said that during searches in the houses...
  • Full text: BJP manifesto for 2014 Lok Sabha elections 07-04-2014 11:11 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday, the day the first phase of the polls began in the states of Assam and Tripura. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity...
  • Highlights: BJP manifesto for 2014 Lok Sabha elections 07-04-2014 10:59 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday, the day the first phase of the polls began in the states of Assam and Tripura. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity...
  • Congress failed miserably in running a coalition government: Venkaiah 07-04-2014 08:45 AM

    Jamshedpur: Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress has miserably failed to run a coalition government and its partners have left the alliance one after another. "Congress-led UPA had 14 to 15 allies but all of them including SP, BSP and Left parties left them one after another,"...
  • My popularity makes Congress nervous, says Yeddyurappa 06-04-2014 05:35 PM

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests government official for demanding Rs 28,000 bribe 03-04-2014 03:36 PM

    An official of horticulture department was arrested in Kota by the Anti-Corruption Bureau for demanding a bribe of Rs 28000 and will be produced in the court on Thursday, police said. The accused, Ramesh Chandra Shringi, was nabbed by the ACB officials on Wednesday on a complaint of Arif Khan...
  • Expose corrupt journalists, says Arvind Kejriwal 01-04-2014 12:20 AM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told party activists to expose "corrupt journalists" for targeting his party but said most journalists were doing a honest job. Addressing over 1,000 volunteers at Vaishali, Kejriwal named a couple of journalists in the electronic media who he said were biased in their reporting....
  • Congress has double standards on corruption, accuses Modi 30-03-2014 11:30 PM

    New Delhi: In the run up to elections 2014, the battle is heating up and the war of words is intensifying. As leaders raise the pitch and parties try to trump each other over who has the moral right over fighting corruption, Narendra Modi at rallies across Maharashtra this Sunday...
  • Bhopal: CBI arrests I-T officer, husband for taking Rs 10 lakh bribe 29-03-2014 11:31 AM

    Bhopal: The CBI on Saturday arrested a top Income Tax official and her politician husband on charges of taking bribe. Poonam Rai, the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, and her husband Ganesh Malviya, a BJP leader, were arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a builder. The...
  • Can't minimise AAP's importance in lok Sabha polls: HD Deve Gowda 28-03-2014 05:40 PM

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister and JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda on Friday said he will not minimise the importance of the Aam Aadmi Party in the coming Lok Sabha polls. "I'm not going to minimise the importance of Aam Aadmi Party, whether they are going to win ten seats, five...
  • Congress to realease manifesto today, to focus on anti-graft bills 26-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress is all set to release its 2014 Lok Sabha polls manifesto on Wednesday. It is likely to focus on the party's commitment to pass anti-corruption Bills and bring back black money. Rights-based legislations like the MNREGA, Food Security and the RTI are likely to be key...
  • Goa: EC officials hand in glove with BJP, alleges Congress 21-03-2014 03:18 PM

    Panaji: The Congress party on Friday accused the Election Commission in Goa of colluding with the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government in the state following a tepid response to the complaint against two erring officials in the CMO. "The Election Commission's local officials are hand in glove with the ruling BJP...
  • Shiv Sena Shirdi candidate Baban Gholap convicted in corruption case 21-03-2014 03:06 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena candidate from Shirdi Baban Gholap, who is presently an MLA from a constituency in Nashik, has been convicted by the Bombay High Court in a corruption case. Gholap was the social welfare minister in the BJP-Shiv Sena government in 1995. He was charged with corruption and accused...
  • Former Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia indicted over graft 20-03-2014 11:35 AM

    Former Bangladeshi premier Khaleda Zia and her fugitive son were on Wednesday charged with corruption by a court in Dhaka for allegedly collecting nearly USD 1 million in donations for charities named after her late husband. Zia, 68, the chief of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), appeared before...
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests electricity board official employee for taking bribe of Rs 22,000 19-03-2014 05:30 PM

    An assistant revenue official of the electricity distribution company, Jaipur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 22,000 in Baran district, an ACB official said. Rakesh Chauhan, who is posted in Shahbad office of JVVNL, had demanded bribe from one Saurabh...
  • Court awards 3 years jail to Deputy Collector in corruption case 15-03-2014 12:26 AM

    A special Lokayukta court here on Friday awarded three years' rigorous imprisonment to a deputy collector for possessing assets disproportionate to the known sources of income. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on deputy collector Vikram Singh Gehlot. The sentence was today announced by Special Judge...
  • Rahul hits out at BJP over corruption 10-03-2014 03:53 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party over corruption. Rahul said, "BJP accuses us of corruption, but are unable to see it in Rajashthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat." ...
  • Chidambaram to meet President to convince him on anti-graft ordinances 04-03-2014 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet President Pranab Mukherjee against to convince him on bringing in key anti-graft bills through ordinances. The Cabinet failed to announce the ordinances on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's pet bills after the President expressed reservations. The President made his views clear in...
  • BJP not interested in halting corruption: Narayanasamy 03-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Chennai: Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday charged the BJP with not being interested in halting corruption as it had not supported the passage of an amendment Bill to the Prevention of Corruption Act in Parliament. "As the principal opposition party, the BJP should have supported the anti-corruption [amendment] bill,...
  • UPA may make one last attempt to push through anti-graft ordinances 03-03-2014 07:56 AM

    New Delhi: The UPA government's move to pass the five anti-corruption bills through the ordinance route has hit a roadblock. The Union Cabinet on Sunday did not take up the anti-corruption ordinances being pushed by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi after President Pranab Mukherjee expressed his reservations. The President made...
  • CJ Expose: Official caught red handed while taking bribe 02-03-2014 05:13 PM

    CJ's Mushtaq Khan and Asif Shafi blew lid on corrupt practices of officials in Jammu and Kashmir. All this with the help of a mobile phone. They caught officials taking bribe on tape and reported the same to state vigilance department ensuring that the corrupt officials are behind bars. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 02-03-2014 04:53 PM

    This week, CJ's showcase the power of a mobile phone by exposing corrupt officials pocketing bribe. Also, transgenders fight for their voting rights ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha polls, builder-buyer issues, your pictures and much more. ...
  • President expresses reservation over Rahul's anti-graft ordinances 01-03-2014 09:13 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has reportedly expressed reservations over the government's plan to push through Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's pet anti-corruption Bills via ordinance route. The President is believed to have expressed his reservations on the proposals when Law Minister Kapil Sibal met him on Saturday. In the...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 01-03-2014 01:23 PM

    Coming up on the CJ show this week: Citizens use mobile phones to expose corruption in govt offices,Transgenders pick up the CJ mike to demand their voting rights, your pictures and much more. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...