In a measure which could have far-reaching consequences, the Union Home Ministry has decided that all non-profit organisations that receive more than Rs one crore as government funds and over 10 lakhs as donations from abroad, will have to declare their assets.Jul 25, 2016, 18:59 PM IST
All central government employees will have to file revised details of their assets and liabilities by October 15 this year under the provisions of the Lokpal Act.Jul 12, 2015, 14:41 PM IST
The Maharashtra state cabinet on Tuesday decided to amend the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) to make it compulsory for magistrates to check whether a prior sanction from the authority has been obtained before ordering probes against public servants.Jun 09, 2015, 22:08 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir state vigilance organization (SVO) has registered 79 cases against 240 public servants, including 106 gazetted officers, during the last year, a senior official said on Monday.Jan 19, 2015, 22:40 PM IST
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."Oct 30, 2014, 16:21 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the central government to "expeditiously" frame guidelines for conduct of public servants to be followed outside office.Jan 22, 2014, 15:07 PM IST
Under proposed law, public servants in possession of price-sensitive information will come under purview.Dec 11, 2013, 17:48 PM IST
A Parliamentary Committee has sought suggestions from public on a bill aimed at punishing bribe givers.Sep 01, 2013, 09:57 AM IST
A visibly disturbed Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday refused to be drawn into the controversy.Nov 04, 2012, 20:02 PM IST
Affirming his government`s resolve to fight corruption, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said 276 public servants have been convicted in court of law during the last three years.Nov 01, 2012, 21:41 PM IST
The Bombay High Court declared unequivocally that no leniency or sympathy could be shown towards corruption by public servants.Aug 16, 2012, 14:25 PM IST
Bihar Vigilance officials arrested
72 public servants on charge of taking bribe at various places this year.
The Nitish Kr govt decided to treat as "serious misconduct" for public servants not submitting their details of property within the stipulated time.Nov 15, 2011, 22:43 PM IST
Punjab HC has observed if public servants face criminal prosecution for performing official duties, it would become difficult for them to work.Nov 10, 2011, 21:37 PM IST
Observing that corruption has
become a `gigantic problem`, a Delhi court has sentenced a city policeman to three years jail for accepting bribe.
The Supreme Court directed
all special courts in the country dealing with corruption
complaints against public servants to expeditiously dispose
them off in the interest of both justice and the accused.