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Anti-graft watchdog slams Odisha for not collecting penalties

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:05

Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International Tuesday slammed the Odisha government for not collecting Rs.68,700 crore penalties the state imposed on mining companies about two years ago.

Corruption crackdown snares former Chinese general

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:01

A spreading anti-corruption crackdown launched by President Xi Jinping snared its most senior figure yet on Monday when a former top Chinese general was expelled from the ruling Communist Party to face bribery charges.

Romanian president`s brother to remain in custody

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 02:45

A court Friday rejected an appeal of the Romanian president`s younger brother, following which he will have to remain in custody for a month.

Police constable arrested for taking Rs 50,000 bribe

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:04

Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths caught a police constable red-handed while he was allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 50,000, an official said on Friday.

China jails anti-corruption activists after high-profile trial

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:04

Three Chinese activists who campaigned for government officials to disclose their wealth were jailed on Thursday in the culmination of a high-profile trial that underscores Beijing`s resolve to clamp down on dissent.

HC questions `inaction` by Maharashtra in Vijaykumar Gavit DA case

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 23:15

The Bombay High Court on Monday questioned "inaction" on part of Maharashtra Government despite an Anti-Corruption Bureau report prima facie finding substance in the allegations against former medical education minister Vijaykumar Gavit and his family in a disproportionate assets case.

China investigates top national politician

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 16:15

Chinese authorities said today that they are investigating a senior national politician for alleged violations of Communist Party rules and the country`s laws, as Beijing keeps up its anti-corruption campaign.

Govt official arrested for demanding bribe

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 13:28

An official of horticulture department was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau for demanding a bribe of Rs 28000 and will be produced in the court today, police said.

ACB submits Gujarat fisheries scam probe report to court

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 00:10

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) completed its inquiry into the Rs 400-crore fisheries scam, which allegedly involved former Gujarat fisheries minister Purushottam Solanki and submitted the report to the special ACB court in Gandhinagar, sources said.

New division in place to deal with Lokpal-related works

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 14:36

A separate division - to be headed by a Director-level officer - has been formed by the outgoing government to deal with all works related to the anti- corruption watchdog, Lokpal.

Indonesia religious affairs minister named suspect in graft case

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 11:49

Indonesia`s powerful anti-corruption agency has named the religious affairs minister a suspect in a graft case involving state funds allocated for the haj pilgrimage.

No coercive steps on gas pricing FIR: HC

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 21:15

The Delhi High Court on Friday restrained the city government's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) from taking any coercive action against Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and others named in an FIR over alleged irregularities in raising gas prices.