Corruption

  • Autorickshaws in Delhi to go off roads on Monday 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A large number of autorickshaws in Delhi will go off roads on Monday against alleged highhandedness of traffic police and transport department. "We have decided to go on one-day strike on Monday as we are continuously being harassed by the traffic police officials. We are not allowed to take...
  • Centre not keen on extending Justice Katju's term as PCI Chairman: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Justice Markandey Katju is not likely to get an extension to his term as the Press Council of India Chairman, say sources. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the Prime Minister Office (PMO) is not keen on extending Katju's term as the PCI Chairman. The former Supreme Court judge is set...
  • Government cannot bring back black money in our lifetime: BJP MP 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A Bharatiya Janata Party MP on Thursday said India will not be able to bring back black money from Switzerland "in our lifetime", in a comment that could be seen as embarrassing for his party's government at the Centre which has declared its commitment to fufil this task. "We...
  • PM Narendra Modi asks for speedy trial into cases against MPs 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to look into ways of speeding up cases against politicians who are facing trial and investigations. Law ministry is expected to work in coordination with the Home Ministry on preparing a blue print to deal with cases...
  • Ex-CJI RC Lahoti slams Justice Katju, says have not done anything wrong July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti on Tuesday denied Markandey Katju's allegations of corruption in the judiciary and said that he has not done anything wrong. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the former CJI said, "Rest everything is to be found in the record. Everything is a matter a...
  • Government backs Katju's claims on judiciary, points fingers at UPA July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju's allegation continued to stall Parliament on Tuesday. The government backed Justice Katju's claims and also pointed fingers at the previous UPA government. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that in June 2005, Manmohan Singh's office asked the...
  • After Katju's claims, more proof of judicial fixing in UPA tenure surfaces July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: After former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju's allegations, more proof of judicial fixing during the UPA tenure has surfaced. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the then prime minister Manmohan Singh's office in 2005 had sought a clarification from the Law Ministry on why a judge (charged with...
  • Justice Katju keeps up the pressure, poses 6 questions to ex-CJI RC Lahoti July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on Monday made shocking allegations of corruption in the judiciary. After these allegations, Katju on Tuesday has posed six questions before former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti. His six questions to Lahoti are: 1. "Is it...
  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary July 21, 2014

    Justice Markandey Katju has made some sensational revelations in his latest blog where in he has accused three former chief justices of India of giving into political pressure and appointing a corrupt judge to Madras High Court. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Justice Markandey Katju July 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Justice Markandey Katju speaks about the timing of his revelations of a "corrupt judge" continuing in Madras High Court. ...
  • Watch: All political reactions to Justice Katju's allegations against UPA July 21, 2014

    Former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju's allegations of corruption in the judiciary have raised a storm both inside and outside Parliament. ...
  • AIADMK demands probe into allegations of graft in judiciary July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: AIADMK members in Lok Sabha on Monday sought an enquiry into the allegations of corruption in judiciary made by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, charging DMK and the erstwhile UPA government with "interfering" in the appointment of a Madras High Court judge. "It is a serious matter ......
  • Focus on Judicial Appointments Commission Bill after Markandey Katju's charges July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Justice Markandey Katju's allegations have triggered another debate on appointment of judges in the higher judiciary through the collegium system. There is already a Bill drafted by the previous UPA government to bring in changes in current system. It is called the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) Bill. The Bill...
  • Katju's charge of corruption in judiciary leads to a row and uproar July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju's shocking allegations of corruption in the judiciary has led to a storm. Former CJI Justice RC Lahoti said, "Everything is a matter of record. Whatever I have done or not done is all on...
  • Former SC judge Markandey Katju alleges corruption in the appointment of judges July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju has made shocking allegations of corruption in the judiciary. Katju has alleged that a District Judge in Tamil Nadu was elevated to an Additional Judge of the Madras High Court despite charges of corruption against...
  • Tax official sacked for corruption in Punjab July 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday ordered the sacking of a taxation officer and the compulsory retirement of four others, including a woman, on corruption charges. The dismissed Excise and Taxation Officer (ETO) Baljinder Singh was recruited in 2012 and was still under probation. His services...
  • ASI official arrested for accepting bribe July 11, 2014

    Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested an Assistant Sub Inspector for accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 in Phalodi sub-division of the district on July 10. ASI Deep Singh Rajput was demanding a bribe of Rs 15,000 from Tulsi Ram Paliwal of Dayakor in Phalodi sub-division for settling a land relating case and was...
  • Making big people accountable to law sent a positive message: CVC July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Holding powerful people accountable to law in recent scams like 2G and CWG has sent a positive message that the high and mighty cannot get away with any wrongdoings, Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar said on Monday. "I mentioned that a number of scams had caught the attention of public...
  • Jodhpur Municipal Corp Clerk, computer operator arrested for allegedly taking bribe July 5, 2014

    A clerk of Jodhpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) along with a computer operator was arrested in Jodhpur on Friday by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while he was allegedly taking a bribe. The Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and a contractual computer operator were arrested by the ACB. The clerk had allegedly demanded Rs 50,000...
  • Surgeon caught taking bribe on 'Doctors' Day' July 1, 2014

    A government surgeon was caught by sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday while allegedly taking Rs 1500 bribe from a patient. Anil Gupta, a doctor employed with RBM hospital in Bharatpur in Jaipur, was arrested when he was taking a bribe of Rs 1,500 from one Jagan Singh, a piles...
  • Six constables suspended for allegedly extorting money June 29, 2014

    In a crackdown against corruption in police force, six constables were on Sunday suspended after they were allegedly found extorting money during a surprise check by the Senior Superintendent of Police. SSP Dharmendra Singh this morning suspended six police constables for being found involved in illegal activities, said a senior police...
  • Accountant caught red-handed taking Rs 500 bribe from woman June 28, 2014

    An accountant posted in Petlavad Janpad Panchayat in Jhabua district was caught red-handed on Saturday taking a bribe of Rs 500 from a rural woman. The accountant, identified as Ramesh Wagh was caught on the complaint of a woman, Reshma, Lokayukta's Superintendent of Police (SP) Virendra Singh, told reporters. According to the...
  • Woman sub-inspector arrested for receiving Rs 1500 bribe June 27, 2014

    A woman sub-inspector (SI) was caught red-handed by the Lokayukta police accepting a bribe of Rs 1,500 in Indore on Thursday. The woman SI identified as Ansuia Jain was caught following a tip-off by Shailendra Singh Sikarwar, Superintendent of Police (SP) Lokayukta, Virendra Singh told reporters. Sikarwar's daughter-in-law had filed a complaint...
  • Karnataka whistleblower suicide: Two accused arrested, one absconding June 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Two people have been arrested on charges of abetment to suicide of Karnataka MNREGA whistleblower Suresh. The accused will be produced before the magistrate in Chamrajnagar in Karnataka on Thursday. One accused, however, is still absconding. Police had said that a special team has been formed to track down...
  • Tehsildar caught in sting demanding bribe, booked June 25, 2014

    A case was filed against a tehsildar in the Kotwali police station here after he was allegedly caught on camera demanding bribe from a villager, who conducted a sting on him. Mata Prasad Pathak of Jagtapur village alleged that the judicial tehsildar of Sadar tehsil, Shotrohan Lal was demanding Rs 5...
  • Romania president's brother detained in mobster graft case June 21, 2014

    Bucharest: A Romanian court has placed the brother of President Traian Basescu under arrest for 30 days amid allegations he took a pay-off from a mobster to influence his murder trial. Mircea Basescu, the president's younger brother, is accused of taking a USD 340,000 bribe to intercede on behalf of Sandu...
  • HC orders Lokayukta probe against Gaurishankar Bisen on corruption charges June 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered a Lokayukta probe against state Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Gaurishankar Bisen on a PIL levelling corruption allegations against him. The Lokayukta probe was ordered by a division bench of Chief Justice A M Khanvilar and Justice Alok Aradhe on Thursday in a public...
  • Bangladesh says ICC let fixed matches to go ahead June 13, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has accused anti-corruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandal-plagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed. A report from a special tribunal set up by the Bangladesh board said the ICC's Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU)...
  • Education department clerk caught red-handed receiving Rs 15,000 bribe from a peon June 11, 2014

    A head clerk of the School Education department in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district was on Wednesday arrested by ACB sleuths for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a peon. 60-year-old Gendram Sahu posted with the office of the District Education Officer in Ambikapur (district headquarters) was caught red-handed while accepting...
  • BDO arrested for taking bribe of Rs 11,000 June 9, 2014

    Vigilance Investigation Bureau (VIB) sleuths on Monday nabbed the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Tarari in Bihar's Bhojpur district while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 11,000 from a person. Vigilance department's Director General (DG) P K Thakur said one Arun Kumar Singh, husband of a member of Moap Kalan panchayat...