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.

Graft cases: Khaleda Zia says no confidence in Bangladesh court judge

Bangladesh opposition party chief Khaleda Zia on Sunday expressed no-confidence in a trial court judge hearing two graft cases involving over USD 6,50,000 which could see her jailed for life.

Delhi HC extends stay on order having observations against CBI

The Delhi High Court on Monday extended an interim stay on a trial court order directing CBI's Director to place before it an action taken report against an "erring official" who did not follow law in conducting searches in a graft case.

Taking IT route, Haryana gets better of graft, touts

Revenue or tehsil offices in states are dreaded by most people as they bring to mind images of corruption, harassment and never-ending queues. But in Haryana, thanks to use of information technology (IT), a quiet change is taking place.

CBI refuses to share information on graft PEs closed by it

Pursuant to its new policy of stonewalling probing questions, CBI has gone a step ahead refusing to respond to RTI applications seeking information on closed preliminary enquiries on graft which are part of its public annual reports and have no bearing on any probe.

UP Nagar Panchayat chairman faces action for alleged graft

The chairman of Khatauli Nagar Panchayat, Paras Jain, has been divested of financial powers by Uttar Pradesh government for alleged misappropriation of funds, a senior official said on Wednesday.

US curbs visas for Venezuelan officials over graft, rights

Relations between the United States and Venezuela deteriorated on Monday after Washington imposed visa restrictions on officials involved in alleged human rights abuses and those believed responsible for public corruption in the oil-exporting country.

Brazil arrests another Petrobras director in graft case

 Brazilian police said Wednesday they have arrested a top former executive of scandal-plagued state oil firm Petrobras, on suspicion of money laundering and graft.

China ex-security chief`s graft case sent to prosecutors: Govt

China`s powerful former security chief Zhou Yongkang moved one step closer to trial Wednesday as authorities announced his case had been sent to prosecutors, amid a much-touted anti-graft sweep.

UP Lokayukta serves notice to minister's family in graft cases

Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta has served notices to the family members of the state mining minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati while probing a complaint of alleged disproportionate assets acquired by the minister.

CVC in 2014: Eye on multi-crore scams, anti-graft measures

Timely supervision on multi-crore scams being probed by the CBI and a slew of measures to check corruption in government departments kept the Central Vigilance Commission, working without its regular chief, in news this year.

Hong Kong tycoon Thomas Kwok jailed for five years for graft

Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok was jailed for five years on Tuesday over payments made to a senior government official in a blockbuster case that has shocked the city.

Hong Kong tycoon and former senior official face jail for graft

 Lawyers for Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and the government`s former deputy leader Rafael Hui pressed for leniency Monday as their clients faced seven years in prison after being convicted of corruption.

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.