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Afghanistan election front-runners raises allegation of ballot fraud

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 17:55

The two leading candidates in Afghanistan`s presidential election raised allegations of ballot fraud on Sunday, setting the stage for a difficult second-round vote likely to be targeted by Taliban attacks.

BJP sharpens attack on Robert Vadra, releases video of his `illegal land deals`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 16:16

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released a video accusing the Haryana and the former Congress government in Rajasthan of favouring Robert Vadra in acquiring lands fraudulently.

FinMin directs banks to deal firmly with fraud, wilful default

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 13:45

As part of the strategy to contain bad debts, the Finance Ministry has directed all public sector banks to accord top priority to cases of fraud and wilful default and take legal action against those responsible.

Afghan election result delayed due to fraud probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 13:10

Afghanistan`s presidential election result has been delayed by two days due to fraud investigations and will now be released on Saturday, officials said Wednesday as they vowed to sift out fake votes.

Democrats rush to get rid of tainted Sant Singh Chatwal donations

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:16

With Indian-American hotel magnate, the high-profile Sant Singh Chatwal, pleading guilty to federal campaign finance fraud, several prominent Democratic leaders are rushing to return or donate to charity cash collected by their major fund-raiser.

Indian physician arrested in US on health care fraud charges

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:19

A 61-year-old Indian physician has been arrested on health care fraud charges and faces life imprisonment for illegally distributing opioid pain medication that resulted in the deaths of two patients in the US.

Afghan presidential hopefuls raise fraud concerns

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 17:34

Leading candidates in Afghanistan`s presidential election voiced concern on Sunday that voting was tainted by fraud, a day after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai.

Sebi gets new software tools for fraud detection, probes

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 15:33

According to a senior official, Sebi has identified enhancement of its market surveillance capabilities as a core focus area for the current financial year.

Citigroup faces criminal probe for $400 mn fraud at Mexico unit: Source

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 07:55

Federal authorities have opened a criminal investigation into a USD 400 million fraud involving Citigroup's Mexican unit, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Cyber-attacks on banks rising: US regulators

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 03:37

A group of top US regulators on Wednesday warned about the threat of rising cyber-attacks on banks` websites and their cash machines, urging the industry to put proper measures in place to guard against fraud.

Italian regional governor resigns over fraud case

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 00:11

The Governor of the mafia-heavy Calabria region in southern Italy resigned on Friday after being sentenced to six years in prison for abuse of power this week.

S&P wants to split up $5 billion US ratings lawsuit

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 09:35

U.S. District Judge David Carter in Santa Ana, California is expected at an April 14 hearing to consider S&P`s request to split the trial