SDO arrested on graft charges in Punjab

A Sub-Divisional Officer was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe from a farmer in the district, police said.

Send proper information when seeking advice in graft cases: CVC

The CVC has asked all central government departments to send all relevant details related to a corruption case to it while seeking its advice, noting that it was not being done properly.

Mistress of corrupt Chinese official jailed

An alleged mistress of a disgraced former Chinese railway official has been sentenced to five years in jail for aiding and abetting his corrupt practices as China's anti-corruption drive targeted close relatives and associates of people involved in graft.

Graft case: IAS Pradeep Sharma withdraws bail plea from Gujarat HC

Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma, who is behind bars in a graft case withdrew his bail application from the Gujarat High Court here on Monday.

China investigates senior Xinjiang security official for graft

 Prosecutors have begun an investigation into a former senior security official in China`s unruly far western region of Xinjiang for suspected abuse of power and corruption, the government said on Monday.

Bangladesh SC rejects Khaleda Zia's petition

 Bangladesh`s apex court Sunday rejected an appeal by former prime minister Khaleda Zia challenging a high court ruling that had upheld her indictment in a graft case.

Delhi Police ACP, sub-inspector let off in bribery case

A local court has acquitted an ACP of Delhi Police's anti-extortion cell and one of its sub- inspectors, facing trial in a corruption case for allegedly demanding Rs 15 lakh from a man in 2007 to hush up a complaint against him.

Corruption if not tackled will lead to death of society: Court

A Delhi court has sentenced two public servants and three others, convicted in one of the seven National Insurance Company (NIC) scam cases, to four years rigorous imprisonment saying "corruption, if not tackled will lead to death of society by continuous debilitation."

Bangladesh opposition leader goes on trial for graft

Bangladesh`s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia went on trial Monday charged with embezzling $650,000 in two graft cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.

Telangana CM assures graft-free environment for investors

Telangana Chief Minister K Chadrasekhar Rao Thursday assured investors in Singapore of his government`s major plan to develop the newly created state by accelerating project approvals in a graft-free environment.

China arrests Shanghai ex-official over graft

Chinese President Xi Jinping`s anti-graft campaign is turning its focus to the power base of his predecessor Jiang Zemin, with prosecutors in Shanghai announcing a former official`s arrest for corruption.

Anti-graft campaign: Xi faces tough test at CPC leaders meet

Chinese President Xi Jinping will face his biggest political test to muster support for his stepped up anti-graft campaign against top retired officials at a gathering of ruling Communist Party elite this week.

Turkey arrests more than 50 police officers in graft probe: TV

Forty serving and former top police officers were arrested in Istanbul, including the former head of the anti-terror unit of Istanbul police, Omer Kose.

Ex-Indonesia sports official gets prison for graft

Indonesia`s anti-graft court sentenced a former Cabinet minister today to four years in prison for corruption related to the construction of a multi million-dollar sports complex.

Senior Chinese official sacked in graft probe: Xinhua

China`s highest-ranking politician to be investigated since President Xi Jinping took power has been sacked from his government post after being placed under a corruption probe, state media said on Wednesday.

`Apply mind` while issuing order on graft cases: CVC to depts

Central Vigilance Commission advised its officers dealing with disciplinary and corruption cases involving their subordinates.

Thailand`s graft agency to rule on case against deposed PM

Thailand`s anti-corruption agency may decide on Thursday whether to pursue charges against ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra that could see her banned from politics, ending any hopes she may have of staging an electoral comeback.

Hong Kong tycoons to stand trial in graft case

Two of Hong Kong`s richest tycoons will go on trial Thursday in the city`s biggest ever corruption case -- which analysts say threatens to cast an uncomfortable spotlight on cosy ties between officials and wealthy moguls.

CVC awaits sanction to prosecute over 50 officials for graft

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different departments for more than four months to prosecute over 50 officials, including from IAS and IPS, for their alleged involvement in corruption.

After popular protests, Oman starts to pursue graft

Young Omanis who took to the streets in 2011 to demand jobs and better economic prospects failed to trigger the mass protests that transformed other parts of the Arab world in their own Gulf state.