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Harris takes on graft in Guatemala and tells migrants 'do not come'

June 08, 2021 9:55 am

If you come to our border, you will be turned back", said US Vice President Kamala Harris. Her statement drew flak from U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who said on Twitter she was disappointed by Harris's message to migrants.

Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption as trial resumes

February 08, 2021 3:10 pm

Netanyahu was indicted in 2019 in long-running cases involving gifts from millionaire friends and for allegedly seeking regulatory favours for media tycoons in return for favourable coverage.

CAT chief recuses himself from hearing whistleblower IFS Sanjiv Chaturvedi's case

January 30, 2021 1:19 pm

Sanjiv Chaturvedi, a 2002-batch Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer of the Uttarakhand cadre, in his plea, mentioned excerpts of an August 2017 report by a parliamentary committee that found flaws in the 360-degree appraisal system, also known as the multi-source feedback system, for civil servants.

Karamchand pan masala firm owner held for Rs 95-crore tax evasion

December 11, 2020 12:03 pm

A raid by on several units having business dealings with Karamchand brand of pan masala, in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, revealed that the firm was engaged in “illicit manufacturing and supply of pan masala and zarda of Karamchand brand without payment of GST”.

Sena alleges 'Rs 300-crore corruption' in Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City project

November 25, 2020 2:27 pm

At a press conference, Shiv Sena's Pimpri-Chinchwad unit president Yogesh Babar alleged that a BJP MLA and the civic administration were both involved in the “Rs 300-crore corruption”.

NCRB data: Maharashtra tops country in corruption cases but conviction rate less than 15%

October 03, 2020 1:15 am

Trials were completed in 370 cases. Of these, while in 55 cases the accused were convicted, in a whopping 294 cases the accused were acquitted. In 21 cases, the accused were discharged as the court did not find enough evidence to carry on with the trial.

Lucknow Mayor wants EOW to probe ‘corruption’ by civic officials

August 01, 2020 6:36 am

Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia has alleged corruption in allocation of tenders and amassing wealth quoting a letter written by a Lucknow resident, Ateeq-ur-Rehman.

Pune: Private bank employee arrested by CBI for accepting bribe

July 31, 2020 10:19 pm

“The matter has been brought to our notice. As a responsible corporate, we have zero tolerance towards any such deviations or acts by employees. Appropriate staff action will be initiated and we will also support the police in its investigation,” the bank said.

Massive sports corruption case finally heard at Paris trial

June 08, 2020 3:45 pm

Lamine Diack, who served as president of the sport’s governing body for nearly 16 years, is one of the alleged recipients of the payments.

HRD Ministry flags graft in key scheme: Handwritten cab bills for Rs 1.2 crore

January 27, 2020 10:05 am

PMO informed of Rs 2-cr claims by RUSA coordinator; Rs 23 lakh for trips by ex-joint secretary & her family.


Mehul Choksi says Enforcement Directorate’s allegations against him “false and baseless”

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

The fugitive jeweller has spoken about the allegations against him for the first time. Mehul Choksi claimed that he tried to revoke the suspension of his passport with the Indian authorities.

News in Numbers: Potholes claim more lives than terror attacks

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers In 2017, potholes claimed more lives than terror and naxal attacks. See more:

Gujarat land deal: Congress adamant on SIT probe, slams PM's 'silence'

February 08, 2016 4:58 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Reiterating their demand for an investigation into the land allotments under Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tenure as Gujarat's Chief Minister, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday said that it was a clear case of impropriety, alleged corruption and a definite case of conflict of interest. Asserting that it was a fit case for a court-monitored investigation, he added that certain new facts have emerged which make the charge of gross impropriety and conflict of interest more damning. The Congress had earlier demanded a Supreme Court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe in the matter following reports about the Modi-led Gujarat government's land deals with business associates of Anar Patel, the daughter of incumbent Chief Minister Anandiben Patel. However, the BJP accused the Opposition of levelling "false and baseless allegations to cover up its own corruption".

Leaders playing politics over Dalit scholar suicide: Srikant Sharma

January 21, 2016 3:30 pm

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Srikant Sharma on Thursday read out loud Hanumant Rao's letter, stating that incidents have come up earlier and corruption has been prevalent in the Hyderabad University. He alleged that the Congress was mudslinging the Narendra Modi-led BJP Government on each and every occasion it finds. Sharma also stated that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was playing "vote bank politics" by jumping into this Dalit scholar suicide issue. He said it was a shame that caste was still a huge issue in this country.