Tag archive for ‘corruption’
By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Peru’s ex-President Alan García dies after shooting himself to avoid arrest

Lima (Peru): Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on Wednesday. File More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Brazil’s ex-president Michel Temer arrested in ‘Car Wash’ probe

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s ex-president Michel Temer was arrested Thursday, an official said, as part of a sprawling anti-corruption probe that has already claimed dozens of political and corporate scalps. Former More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Taken steps to clean up government recruitment process: Deb

Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb Wednesday said his government has made efforts to weed out corruption, nepotism and irregularities in government recruitment process, soon after coming to power More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Delhi Dy CM alleges corruption in transfer-posting under Delhi LG’s nose

New Delhi: The ruling AAP and the opposition BJP traded barbs at each other in the Assembly on Saturday over alleged corruption. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, January 10th, 2019

CVC report cites RAW intercepts to slap corruption charge on Verma leading to his ouster

New Delhi: Corruption and dereliction of duty flagged by the Central Vigilance Commission in its enquiry report, citing telephone interceptions by external spy agency RAW, led to the unceremonious exit of Alok Verma More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

RBI Guv Shaktikanta Das involved in ‘corruption’, alleges Swamy

Hyderabad: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Saturday alleged Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das was involved in corruption and termed his recent appointment to the top post as a “surprise”. Shaktikanta More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, November 30th, 2018

Ex-coal secretary H C Gupta held guilty of corruption in coal scam case

New Delhi: A Delhi court Friday held ex-coal secretary H C Gupta guilty of the offences of corruption and criminal conspiracy in a coal scam case relating to allotment of coal blocks in West Bengal. Former Coal More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

PMO refuses to share details of corruption complaints against ministers

New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has refused to share details of alleged corruption complaints received against Union ministers, saying providing such information “may be a subjective as More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

CBI DIG’s corruption charges latest episode of ‘crime thriller’, says Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said CBI DIG’s Manish Kumar Sinha’s allegations of corruption against senior government officials in his affidavit to the Supreme Court are the latest episode More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, November 19th, 2018

CBI chief Verma files reply on CVC’s finding in Supreme Court

New Delhi: CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma on Monday filed in the Supreme Court his response on findings of the CVC’s preliminary probe report on corruption charges against him in a sealed cover. CBI Director More...