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  • spanish minister resigns after implicated in corruption case

    Spanish minister resigns after implicated in corruption case

    World | November 27, 2014 6:27 IST

    Madrid: Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato resigned on Wednesday after a judge concluded she had benefited economically from a corruption scandal."I have decided to present my resignation as minister of health, social services and equality.

  • valcke fifa faces years to rebuild reputation

    Valcke: FIFA faces 'years' to rebuild reputation

    Football | November 26, 2014 9:03 IST

    Belfast, Northern Ireland:  FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke acknowledged Tuesday that it will take "years to rebuild our reputation" following the World Cup bidding corruption investigation.But Valcke insisted that Sony and Emirates airline are not

  • corruption won t be tolerated gurgaon police chief

    Corruption won't be tolerated: Gurgaon police chief

    India | November 25, 2014 14:41 IST

    Gurgaon: Gurgaon's new police chief, Navdeep Singh Virk, won't tolerate any corruption in the force and said his top priority was to win the hearts of citizens.Virk, who was a senior superintendent of police in

  • icc ties up with law enforcement agencies before world cup

    ICC ties up with law enforcement agencies before World Cup

    Cricket | November 25, 2014 8:11 IST

    New Delhi: Promising a corruption-free World Cup, the ICC yesterday said it has struck partnerships with law enforcement agencies in Australia and New Zealand in its endeavour to prevent bookies from associating with the players."Corruption

  • former portuguese pm jose socrates arrested

    Former Portuguese PM Jose Socrates arrested

    World | November 23, 2014 8:22 IST

    Lisbon: Former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates has been arrested as part of investigation into the alleged tax fraud, money laundering and corruption.The former Socialist premier was arrested late Friday upon his arrival at the

  • cvc seeks bank officials help in probing corruption cases

    CVC seeks bank officials' help in probing corruption cases

    India | November 09, 2014 9:50 IST

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided to expand its pool of officers drawn from public sector banks to help it probe corruption complaints in the banking sector.The CVC has written to several

  • brisbane airport bans corruption ad ahead of g20

    Brisbane airport bans corruption ad ahead of G20

    World | November 04, 2014 11:15 IST

    Canberra, Australia: A day after saying a billboard advertisement highlighting climate change was too political for world leaders gathering in the Australian city of Brisbane for a major economic summit, local airport authorities said Tuesday

  • no sanction should be needed to probe corruption fadnavis

    No sanction should be needed to probe corruption: Fadnavis

    Politics | November 02, 2014 20:42 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has proposed to do away with the need for sanction to probe the corruption cases where there is a prima facie evidence.“Why should any sanction be necessary? We would

  • pranab mukherjee narendra modi ask people to use technology

    Pranab Mukherjee, Narendra Modi ask people to use technology to fight corruption

    India | October 27, 2014 22:41 IST

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for making optimum use of modern technology in tackling corruption.In his message on the beginning of 'Vigilance week' starting, the President said "use of

  • congress blames corruption charges against ncp for poor

    Congress blames corruption charges against NCP for poor show in Maharashtra

    Politics | October 19, 2014 12:06 IST

    New Delhi: With trends indicating a victory for BJP in Maharashtra, Congress today blamed corruption charges against its erstwhile coalition partner NCP and an overall anti-incumbency factor for the party's “depressing” performance in the State.The

  • india has institutional arrangements to tackle corruption

    India has institutional arrangements to tackle corruption: Pranab Mukherjee

    India | October 14, 2014 16:27 IST

    Oslo: Emphasising that corruption undoubtedly remains a concern, President Pranab Mukherjee today said it must be handled, controlled and eradicated through certain institutional arrangements which have been put in place in India.“Corruption is no doubt

  • government employees to observe vigilance week from october

    Government employees to observe vigilance week from October 27

    India | October 06, 2014 14:19 IST

    New Delhi: All Central and state governments employees will observe Vigilance Week from 27th October and take a pledge to fight corruption.The Week will be observed between 27th October and 1st November this year, the

  • fair and efficient probe can curb corruption delhi court

    Fair and efficient probe can curb corruption: Delhi court

    India | October 05, 2014 14:10 IST

    New Delhi: Only a "fair and efficient probe through field investigation" can curb corruption, a court here has said while acquitting two accused in a graft case for want of evidence."However, the single most important

  • suspended ias officer pradeep sharma arrested by acb

    Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested by ACB

    India | September 30, 2014 14:56 IST

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Pradeep Sharma, who had been at loggerheads with the erstwhile Gujarat government headed by Narendra Modi, was on Tuesday arrested by the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) here in a corruption case."Sharma

  • former israeli pm on trial again for corruption

    Former Israeli PM on trial again for corruption

    World | September 03, 2014 7:52 IST

    Jerusalem: Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert appeared before a Jerusalem court on Tuesday after the state prosecution reopened a corruption case against him.Olmert was acquitted in what came to be known as the "Talansky

  • mps complain of corruption in border area development

    MPs complain of corruption in border area development schemes

    Politics | August 12, 2014 16:06 IST

    New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, Lok Sabha members today complained of rampant corruption in implementation of schemes under the Border Areas Development Programme (BADP).As several members wanted to be part of the committee which

  • delhi police s whatsapp helpline gets good response

    Delhi Police's WhatsApp helpline gets good response

    India | August 11, 2014 10:53 IST

    New Delhi: Within three day of its launch, the WhatsApp helpline of Delhi Police has received 43 calls out of which only five were genuine, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Vigilance) Sindhu Pillai, said."We got 14

  • government to give more powers to panchayati raj

    Government to give more powers to Panchayati Raj institutions

    India | August 07, 2014 14:44 IST

    New Delhi: The government Thursday said it is trying to give more powers to Panchayati Raj institutions even as it admitted that there is widespread corruption in the grassroot system."We are trying to give more

  • cvc report says indian railways top in corruption

    CVC report says Indian Railways top in corruption complaints list

    India | August 07, 2014 13:43 IST

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) said that the Indian Railways topped the list of government organizations against whom complaints of alleged corruption were received by it.The CVC in its annual report for 2013,

  • 39 ias 7 ips accused of corruption government

    39 IAS, 7 IPS accused of corruption: Government

    India | August 06, 2014 16:21 IST

    New Delhi: As many as 39 IAS and seven IPS officers have been allegedly found involved in corruption in the last three years, the government said today.During the last three years prosecution sanctions were granted