Rajapaksa's wife questioned by Lankan police over graft

 Sri Lanka's former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa was today grilled by police over alleged corruption in an NGO which she ran during her husband Mahinda Rajapaksa's presidency, the latest in a series of questioning of his family members.

Apply mind while deciding sanction for corruption cases: CVC to departments

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has asked government departments to "apply mind" while deciding on cases of sanction for prosecution against employees for alleged corruption.

Two income tax officials get four years in jail for graft

A special court here on Thursday sentenced then deputy commissioner and inspector of Delhi's income tax department to four years in jail in a bribery case.

Delhi: CBI arrests Service Tax Commissioner for graft

 CBI on Saturday arrested the Service Tax Commissioner of West Bengal's Haldia port G Shree Harsh for allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs five lakh from a company engaged in loading and offloading of cargo.

Rs 6.77 crore disbursed to over 200 families: AIADMK

Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK on Wednesday said it has disbursed Rs 6.77 crore as relief to families of over 200 persons who died of both natural causes and allegedly committed suicide in the wake of the leader being convicted in a graft case.

China prosecutors investigate former investment boss for graft

Chinese prosecutors are investigating the former chairman of a top investment body in the southwestern province of Sichuan for corruption, state media reported on Tuesday, as the world`s second-largest economy deepens its probe into deep-seated graft.

Sri Lanka graft busters grill Rajapakse brothers

 Two brothers of former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse faced questioning by anti-corruption investigators on Thursday as the new government stepped up its crackdown against the old regime.

PIL for CBI probe into AIIMS graft aimed to malign govt: Nadda

 Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a PIL seeking CBI probe into various graft cases in AIIMS raised by the ex-CVO of the institution was "actuated by ulterior motive" to gain political mileage and "malign" the government's image.

China paper blames poor upbringings for top-level graft

Poor family upbringings are to blame for some of the most serious corruption cases facing China and officials should learn from the examples of heroic figures from the earliest days of Communist rule, a top paper said on Monday.

Top China official goes on trial for graft

China`s former state assets chief Jiang Jiemin went on trial for corruption Monday, one of the highest-ranking figures to fall in the country`s much-publicised anti-graft drive and an ally of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang.

No chargesheet yet by CBI in graft case regarding NOC: AAI

A charge sheet was yet to be filed by CBI in an alleged corruption case relating to a NOC given to a builder whose project raised safety issues over Mumbai airport even two years after it began its probe, according to a senior AAI official.

Bangladesh opposition leader Zia granted bail in graft cases

 Bangladesh’s former premier and main opposition leader Khaleda Zia was granted bail in two graft cases on Sunday after she appeared before a special court, a potential sign of easing tension in the politically unstable South Asian country.

Graft, economy crank up pressure on Brazil ruling party

Twelve years after surging to power in Brazil, the Workers` Party (PT) is at a crossroads, struggling to deal with a tanking economy and a ballooning graft scandal that has implicated members and close allies.

CBI nabs ordnance factory official for graft

An additional general manager of the Ordnance Factory in Ambernath town has been arrested for corruption, a CBI official said here on Thursday.

China province says graft probes leaves 300 jobs empty

 A sweeping graft probe in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi has left the government with almost 300 jobs to fill, including several senior positions, state media said on Tuesday, giving details of the practical impact of the investigations.

Son of Senegal ex-president sentenced to six years for graft

 Karim Wade, the son of former Senegal president Abdoulaye Wade bidding to follow his father to the top office, was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday in a deeply divisive graft case.

Karim Wade, graft-accused son of Senegal ex-leader, `to run for president`

Karim Wade, the son of a former Senegalese president and currently on trial for corruption, was chosen Saturday to be the former ruling party`s candidate in the next presidential election.

Congress slams Manohar Parrikar comment about graft in Defence Ministry

 The Congress on Monday lashed out at alleged comments made by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at a poll campaign meeting in south Goa, where the latter has been quoted in the media as saying that prior to NDA rule, up to 25 percent of the defence ministry's budget of Rs 3 lakh crore was being pocketed.

Colombia arrests seven suspected of graft at state oil firm

Colombian authorities arrested seven suspects Wednesday accused of involvement in a kickback scheme between state oil company Ecopetrol and multinational firm PetroTiger.

 

Send graft cases of IAS officers in time: Centre to states

 Noting instances of delay, the Centre has asked all state governments to send corruption cases involving IAS officers to it in time.