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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.