Reacting to the arrest of Central Board of Film Certification`s (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar in an alleged bribery case, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says it is high time that Information & Broadcasting Ministry should come forward and aggressively help film fraternity on various matters.
Members of the film fraternity have reacted to Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar`s arrest in an alleged bribery case saying the process is "politicised" and it`s high time people with understanding of the craft are given the responsibility.
The case of alleged bribery of Syndicate Bank Chairman-cum-Managing Director SK Jain may come up for discussion in the meeting of Special Investigation Team on black money, as it is a "classic" case of how proceeds of corruption were transferred through hawala channels.
Canadian police has charged two Americans and one British businessman of Indian origin with trying to bribe Indian officials to secure a $100 million contract with Air India for a biometric security system.
A special court here has acquitted two policemen on the charge of accepting bribe of Rs 400 from a businessman in a cheque bounce case, on the ground that the Competent Authority had not applied its mind while granting sanction to prosecute them.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was on Monday convicted in one of the country`s worst corruption scandals, a verdict that could make him the first premier to face prison and end his hopes for a political comeback.