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Verdict acquitting Jayalalithaa defeats anti-corruption law's aim: Karnataka govt

Verdict acquitting Jayalalithaa defeats anti-corruption law's aim: Karnataka govt

The Karnataka government on Tuesday sought the reversal of its state high court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a corruption case, saying that her exoneration defeats the mandate of Prevention of Corruption Act.

Subramanian Swamy wants govt to drop graft law amendment change

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drop the proposal to amend the anti-corruption law saying it was "retrograde" and would weaken the fight against graft.

PM, Sonia to decide on anti-graft ordinances: Narayanasamy

Accusing Opposition of non-cooperation in Parliament over key anti-corruption legislations, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday said government will soon take a call on bringing ordinances.

Arvind Kejriwal played politics with Jan Lokpal Bill: Congress

Delhi Congress accused Arvind Kejriwal of playing politics on Jan Lokpal Bill, saying voting in was held only on message of Lt Governor and it had not refused to give support to anti-corruption law.

`Shield needed to prevent frivolous complaints against public servants`

With Supreme Court observing that provision of sanction for prosecution was impeding anti-corruption law, Congress MP and chairman of a Parliamentary committee said such a shield was required.

`Shield needed to prevent frivolous complaints against public servants`

With Supreme Court observing that provision of sanction for prosecution was impeding anti-corruption law, Congress MP and chairman of a Parliamentary committee said such a shield was required.

'Multi-state cooperatives are under ambit of anti-graft law'

Officials of multi-state cooperative societies like KRIBHCO and IFFCO are under the ambit of anti-corruption law and they can be probed on graft charges, the government said Thursday.

Hazare`s route will bring powerful anti-corruption law: Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam said social activist Anna Hazare`s route is definitely going to bring a very powerful law on anti-corruption.

Lack of clarity in law to act against politicians: CVC

The CVC has sought "more clarity" in a legislation governing its mandate in probing complaints of corruption against politicians or civil servants.

Govt mulls bringing corporates under proposed anti-graft law

In view of complaints of corruption in the private sector, the government is considering bringing corporates under a proposed anti-graft law.

Jharkhand to frame stringent anti-corruption law

While a nationwide debate is going on to table Lokpal bill in Parliament, Jharkhand govt is set to introduce such a bill in the next Assembly session.

Efforts on to derail drafting of Lokpal Bill, says Hegde

Justice Santosh Hegde said civil society members of the Lokpal Bill drafting committee will write to PM and SC seeking probe into charges levelled against them.

Young and old in Bihar back Anna Hazare

Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare`s anti-corruption campaign has gathered huge support in Bihar, with the young and old coming forward to press for a more stringent anti-corruption law.

Anna Hazare - The crusader

Beginning Tuesday, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is observing fast unto death.

Cambodia threatens to expel UN envoy

The Cambodian government has threatened to expel a United Nations envoy if UN agencies continue "unacceptable interference" in the country, according to a letter seen on Monday.