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Whistleblowers Protection Act gets Prez nod

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 20:34

People who expose corruption in government or irregularities by public functionaries can now be free of any fear of victimisation.

Clean chit to Narendra Modi in 2002 riots premature: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 18:06

Hitting out at Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi demanded "legal accountability" for `clear and inexcusable failure" of governance during 2002 Gujarat riots and dismissed talk of clean chit to him.

Beijing to reward terror whistleblowers

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 01:51

People helping authorities in exposing terror plots in the Chinese capital city will be rewarded, police in Beijing have announced.

Protests for quick passage of Whistleblowers protection bill

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 00:49

Scores of activists and kin of those who failed to receive protection after exposing corruption on Friday demanded early passage of the whistleblowers bill pending in Parliament.

Pass key Bills in Parl session: Rights activists to Rahul

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 21:02

Civil rights activists on Tuesday staged a dharna outside the Congress office here pressing for the passage of the Whistle Blowers Protection Bill and the Grievance Redressal Bill with certain amendments in the upcoming Parliament session which begins on Wednesday.

Now, MafiaLeaks browser to save whistleblowers from mob

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 15:50

An encrypted anonymising browser reportedly allows informants to share their secrets with the site without the fear of being targeted by the mafia.

Obama brings chilling effect on journalism: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 21:41

The US government`s aggressive prosecution of leaks and efforts to control information is having a chilling effect on journalists and government whistle-blowers, according to a report released on Thursday on US press freedoms under the Obama administration.

Whistleblowers to get protection against threat to life

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 15:07

For the first time, a central government employee, who exposes corruption in his department, will be able to get protection against any threat to his life.

CVOs can now receive complaints from whistle-blowers

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 15:14

The Cabinet has approved an amendment that will allow chief vigilance officers (CVOs) of ministries to receive complaints from whistle-blowers.

China to introduce death penalty for environmental polluters

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 12:54

A new judicial explanation took effect on Wednesday guaranteeing the enforcement of environment-related laws and regulations, which has long been lax and superficial in China.

Government committed to tackling corruption: Narayanasamy

Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 20:45

The government is committed to tackling corruption and measures have been taken to ensure a corruption-free administration, Minister of State in the Prime Minister`s Office V. Narayanasamy said.

Committees to decide protection to whistle-blowers: Govt to HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 13:59

The Maharashtra government has decided to form committees at various levels to scrutinise applications of whistle-blowers who seek police protection in wake of threats received by them from anti-social elements.