Prosecutors said on Wednesday they have ordered a former vice chairman of Samsung Group to undergo questioning over alleged bribery involving former President Lee Myung-bak.
The CBI is carrying out searches at five locations in Bengaluru and Chennai at the offices of the CDM Smith and also at the residence of the then Director Finance of its Indian subsidiary, Gopakumar, since this morning, the officials said.
The man who allegedly gave the bribe has also been taken into custody, a source said.
The election is also seen as a litmus test for the ruling party which is facing a barrage of opposition accusations including alleged corruption.
Supreme Court on Monday said activist advocates who were seeking SIT probe into an alleged case of bribery in the name of judges were indulging in "forum shopping" and "impropriety".
After accusing BJP of trying to "buy" him, Narendra Patel today circulated an audio recording of his purported telephonic conversation with Varun Patel to back his charge.
Nikhil Sawani said that he is now resigning from the BJP because the party has failed to fulfil its promises, and alleged that the party is offering bribes to other Patidar leaders to shift loyalty.
The RTI query filed by activist T Narasimha Murthy that asks why proper procedure was not followed in allowing visitors to meet Sasikala, it was found that she met as many as 48 visitors during these 23 visits
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to two top Karnataka prison officials taking cognisance of a complaint about alleged torture and transfer of 32 convicts serving terms in the Central Prison
AIADMK General Secretary and convict V.K. Sasikala Natarajan was on Wednesday accused of bribing Karnataka Director General of Prisons (DGP) Satyanarayana Rao and city central jail officials for undue favours