Corruption rate in India is double of global average
Kounteya Sinha, TNN - Jul 9, 2013, 05.22 PM IST
LONDON: Corruption in India has reached an all-time high with rates being exactly double of the global prevalence.
Globally, 27% people say they paid bribe when accessing public...
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The building that Houses the Patwari, next to the...
US report slams India on corruption, social violence
IANS - May 25, 2012, 01.34AM IST
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said
widespread impunity at all levels of government
remained a serious problem.
WASHINGTON: The US state department has highlighted "widespread...
August 22, 2011
Panthic Morcha harps on transparency, corruption
Dharmendra Rataul - EXPRESS INDIA - Posted: Aug 22, 2011 at 0127 hrs
Amritsar : Transparency in working of the religious body, political interference, corruption and NRI-related issues have been raked up by Panthic...
August 2, 2011
For India’s prime minister,
corruption refuses to stay ‘at arm’s length’
By Simon Denyer, Published: August 2 - The Washington Post
NEW DELHI — Like an honest man surrounded by thieves, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is finding that his own reputation for personal...
Ramdev threatens armed rebellion, Govt issues stern warning
June 08, 2011 7:42:28 PM - PTI | Haridwar/New Delhi
AP Photo/ Gurinder Osan
Baba Ramdev, center, addresses followers at his ashram in Haridwar.
Threatening an armed rebellion, yoga guru Ramdev today said he will raise a 11,000...
May 13, 2011
India ratify UN conventions against
transnational organised crime, corruption
Friday - May 13, 2011, 07:24pm
New Delhi - India has ratified the United Nations convention against transnational organised crime and its three protocols and the United Nations convention...
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Dr.Subramanian Swamy, Janata Party President and former Union Cabinet
Minister for Law &Justice, today submitted a Petition of 206 pages, seeking
from the Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh the required Sanction to...
New Delhi: In two hundred cities across India on Tuesday, thousands of college students, young executives and housewives joined a campaign that asks the government to enact an important new law to...
February 16, 2011
India’s Prime Minister Vows to Fight Corruption
By JIM YARDLEY - The New York Times
NEW DELHI — Faced with broad criticism of his government and of his own performance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India on Wednesday vowed to complete his term while promising to crack...
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar seeks corruption watchdog
Wednesday 12th January, 2011
Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Wednesday said there was a need to set up an 'independent body' to keep a check on corruption and financial scams.
'Agencies that are...
WASHINGTON: US investigators, who arrested an Indian-American couple on charges of bribing government officials, have seized an estimated $400,000 hidden inside a closet in their home.
Owner of a number of liquor stores in Langley Park and surrounding neighbourhoods in Maryland, Amrik...
Badal, family acquitted in 7-year-old corruption case
PTI, Oct 1, 2010, 01.37pm IST
MOHALI (Punjab): In a reprieve for Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, a local court in Mohali on Friday acquitted him along with his wife, son and deputy chief minister Sukhbir and eight others in a...
Rampant corruption has devoided India
of economic equality: Report
September 15, 2010
IANS - Washington
More than $125 billion worth of funds meant for the uplift of Indians were illegally siphoned out of the country by corrupt politicians and corporates between 2000 and 2008, hindering...
MUMBAI: A Right to Information (RTI) activist who was in the forefront in exposing corruption in PDS, foodgrain and fuel distribution in the Marathwada region has been found dead in Nanded.
The circumstances behind how 43-year-old Ramdas Ghadegavkar, a local Shiv Sena leader, died are...
Cant order probe into corruption charges: CJI Bench
:: The Pioneer ePaper ::
In a judgement that will come as major relief to corrupt politicians and babus, the Supreme Court has held that courts cannot order probe into corruption allegations but simply monitor investigation in the ongoing...
Pakhandi Sant Baba Prithpal Sinh Arrested in Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 2 : A Sikh preacher who heads a prominent gurdwara
here and who is wanted in cases of cheating and fraud was arrested in
a Punjab town Saturday, police said.
"We arrested Prithpal Sinh from Machhiwara town (near Punjab's...
source: PunjabNewsline.com - Corruption has become way of life in India, says Punjab CM
Corruption has become way of life in India, says Punjab CM
SATINDER BAINS Wednesday,
14 October 2009
Only five percent people may not be taking bribes
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash...
source: The Seoul Times
Corruption, No Less Dangerous than Communalism
By Tanveer Jafri
Friday, September 18, 2009
While India, the world’s largest secular democracy, on one hand, is rapidly moving towards becoming a developed nation and on the other hand, there...
Terming corruption as an insidious plague that has wide range of corrosive effects on societies including national threat, K G Balakrishnan, Chief Justice of India today said the menace could be checked if the public servant involved is certain of punitive action against him.
“We should focus...