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  • delhiites concerned about corruption crime not power study

    Delhiites concerned about corruption, crime, not power: Study

    India | Feb 14, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

    New Delhi: People of Delhi now consider issues such as inflation, corruption and crimes against women as far more important than power supply problems, according to a study released today.As per the study titled ‘Perception

  • i also used to get a part of bribe money paid by corrupt

    I also used to get a part of bribe money paid by corrupt engineers: CM Manjhi

    Politics | Feb 13, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has sparked another controversy after he claimed that contractors and technocrats in the state bribe ministers and politicians for clearance of several projects.Addressing a meeting of teachers in

  • lord swraj paul attacks prime minister cameron over

    Lord Swraj Paul attacks Prime Minister Cameron over corruption in UK

    World | Feb 12, 2015, 02:15 PM IST

    London: Lord Swraj Paul, NRI industrialist based here, has sharply attacked Prime Minister David Cameron over corruption in Britain after he figured in an exchange in parliament over Swiss bank accounts of British residents.Chairman of

  • alstom s delhi metro corruption trial to begin in may 2016

    Alstom's Delhi Metro corruption trial to begin in May 2016

    India | Jan 28, 2015, 09:27 PM IST

    London: The corruption trial involving the UK arm of French engineering firm Alstom SA and two of its former executives accused of bribing Delhi Metro officials will begin in May 2016.Alstom Network UK, Robert Hallett

  • former thai pm shinawatra faces corruption charges

    Former Thai PM Shinawatra faces corruption charges

    World | Jan 23, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

    Bangkok: A criminal case will be filed in Thailand against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her involvement in a controversial rice-pledging scheme, the office of the attorney general (OAG) said on Friday.The OAG said

  • egypt court orders retrial of hosni mubarak in corruption

    Egypt court orders retrial of Hosni Mubarak in corruption case

    World | Jan 13, 2015, 02:19 PM IST

    Cairo: Egypt's top appeals court has ordered the retrial of deposed President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons in a corruption case, a move that could pave the way for the former autocrat's release.The Appeals

  • former us governor sentenced in corruption case

    Former US governor sentenced in corruption case

    World | Jan 07, 2015, 07:30 AM IST

    Washington: A US federal judge Tuesday sentenced former Republican Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell to two years in prison for accepting gifts and loans valued at some USD 177,000 over a two-year period in exchange for

  • mobile monitoring system to plug leakages in mgnrega

    Mobile Monitoring System to plug leakages in MGNREGA

    India | Dec 25, 2014, 08:09 AM IST

    New Delhi: To plug leakages in implementation of MGNREGA, the Centre is planning to introduce Mobile Monitoring System for effective execution of works under the rural job scheme.Union Rural Development Ministry officials said the system

  • govt to use tech to improve governance curb corruption pm

    Govt to use tech to improve governance, curb corruption: PM Narendra Modi

    Politics | Dec 11, 2014, 11:31 PM IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said government would effectively use technology to improve governance and check the menace of corruption. In his interaction with US-based economists, the Prime Minister underlined the need

  • india improves rating on global corruption index

    India improves rating on global corruption index

    India | Dec 03, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

    New Delhi:  India has showed some improvement in addressing corruption this year, ranking 85th among 175 countries as against 94th last year, graft watchdog Transparency International India (TII) said today.  Denmark retained its position as

  • spanish minister resigns after implicated in corruption case

    Spanish minister resigns after implicated in corruption case

    World | Nov 27, 2014, 06:27 AM 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 | Nov 26, 2014, 09:03 AM 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 | Nov 25, 2014, 02:41 PM 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 | Nov 25, 2014, 08:11 AM 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 | Nov 23, 2014, 08:22 AM 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 | Nov 09, 2014, 09:50 AM 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 | Nov 04, 2014, 11:15 AM 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 | Nov 02, 2014, 08:42 PM 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 | Oct 27, 2014, 10:41 PM 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 | Oct 19, 2014, 12:06 PM 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