Political corruption

AAP has today resorted to what it was formed to fight against: Prashant Bhushan

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday accused the Aam Aadmi Party of resorting to political corruption - something the party had been formed to fight against.

Jul 01, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Under cloud for corruption, Nicolas Sarkozy says I passionately love France

Reeling under allegations of alleged abuse of power, former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday claimed that he has not betrayed the confidence of people.

Jul 03, 2014, 09:10 AM IST

European Commission says corruption costing EU 120bn euros annually

Corruption costs Europe 120 billion euros a year, or around one percent of economic output, according to the first ever report on graft by the executive European Commission.

Feb 04, 2014, 08:09 AM IST

China tells police to be loyal to party amid graft crackdown

China`s police chief wrote that his officers must uphold the leadership of the Communist Party and be loyal to it.

Jan 03, 2014, 12:45 PM IST

Top 10 Most Corrupt and Least Corrupt Countries in the World

In some countries, business owners can go their way in the happy knowledge that government officials won`t be hitting them up for bribes or tossing them in jail on trumped-up charges.

Dec 04, 2013, 15:10 PM IST

Anna Hazare first recipient of new Canadian award

Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is the inaugural recipient of a new Canadian award that recognises individuals who fight abuse of power and suppression of human rights.

Sep 26, 2013, 20:58 PM IST

Don`t worry about political corruption: Andhra CM to civil servants

In a blunt admission, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has confessed that political corruption is very real.

Sep 05, 2013, 08:41 AM IST

China charges disgraced politician Bo Xilai with corruption

China charged disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption, paving the way for a trial.

Jul 25, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

Will address graft scandal in Parliament: Spain`s PM

Spain`s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has denied receiving illegal payments and has said he will not step down over the affair.

Jul 23, 2013, 08:53 AM IST

Sex video official sentenced to jail in China

A former official embroiled in a sex video scandal was sentenced to 13 years in jail for bribery in southwest China`s Chongqing city.

Jun 28, 2013, 16:35 PM IST

BSP ministers may land up in jail: Akhilesh Yadav

The vigilance department has sought permission from the government to file chargesheets against three former ministers of the BSP government.

May 08, 2013, 13:35 PM IST

China’s ex-minister seeks no execution pledge

Former railways minister Liu Zhijun has been accused of bribery and abuse of power, the official Xinhua news agency said.

Apr 11, 2013, 12:32 PM IST

HK tycoon brothers plead not guilty in graft case

Hong Kong`s billionaire Kwok brothers pleaded not guilty to graft charges, setting the stage for the city`s biggest corruption trial in years.

Mar 08, 2013, 16:22 PM IST

Govt seeks proposals to review its fight against corruption

The government has decided to conduct a study to assess its fight against corruption as part of a mandatory obligation under a UN convention.

Jan 31, 2013, 19:20 PM IST

End `leadership of thieves` in China, urges dissident Chen

The 41-year old lawyer caused a diplomatic crisis last April when he fled house arrest in rural China.

Jan 30, 2013, 13:57 PM IST

Myanmar to allow daily private newspapers

Myanmar said it will allow private daily newspapers starting in April for the first time since 1964.

Dec 28, 2012, 16:10 PM IST