GRAFT CHARGE

  • BDO arrested for accepting Rs 25,000 bribe to sanction solar power plant August 22, 2013

    A Block Development Officer (BDO) was arrested on Thursday on graft charge from his office in Atari block of Bihar's Gaya district, official sources said. Acting on a complaint, a vigilance team arrested Atari BDO Kameshwar Prasad Gupta while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a Block Pramukh Jagnarayan...
  • Delhi: Lokayukta notice to BJP MLA on graft charges December 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin has issued a notice to a BJP MLA in connection with allegations of amassing properties disproportionate to his known source of income. The Lokayukta had initiated the inquiry against Rohini MLA Jai Bhagwan Aggarwal based on a complaint filed by a petitioner who wanted...
  • China's Hu says graft threatens state, party must stay in charge November 8, 2012

    Beijing: President Hu Jintao warned China's incoming leaders on Thursday that corruption threatened the ruling Communist Party and the state, but said the party must stay in charge as it battles growing social unrest. In a stateofthenation address to more than 2,000 handpicked party delegates before he hands over power,...
  • Graft charges could hit Virbhadra's CM ambitions October 24, 2012

    Shimla: Congress chief ministerial candidate Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday lost his temper at the media. However, after a rap from the Congress leadership in Delhi, came the Uturn and an apology. The Congress is no doubt worried. In the small state of Himachal Pradesh, the stakes are big for the...
  • Graft charge brings Khaleda Zia to Bangla court December 8, 2011

    Dhaka: Former premier and leader of the Opposition Khaleda Zia on Thursday became the first exBangladeshi Prime Minister to appear before a court, which granted her eight weeks of interim bail in connection with a graft case. Court officials said the former premier appeared this afternoon before a twomember bench headed...