A spreading anti-corruption crackdown launched by President Xi Jinping snared its most senior figure yet on Monday when a former top Chinese general was expelled from the ruling Communist Party to face bribery charges.
Chinese authorities said today that they are investigating a senior national politician for alleged violations of Communist Party rules and the country`s laws, as Beijing keeps up its anti-corruption campaign.
The Centre has declined to divulge details of persons who have applied for the posts of chairperson and members of anti-corruption body Lokpal, saying these are "personal" in nature and cannot be disclosed.
Defence Minister AK Antony listed the cancellation of AgustaWestland chopper deal and his coming down heavily on the irregularities in defence deals as his major achievement during his seven-year tenure in Defence Ministry.
Two whistle-blowers exposed evidence-tampering by a top official within the UN office that is supposed to investigate corruption in the world body`s operations and suffered retaliation for it, a UN judge has ruled.
An issue over the painting of pictures of leaves on the newly launched small buses rocked Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday with DMK alleging it represented the ruling AIADMK`s symbol, a charge rejected by the government.
The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption wing on Friday launched a probe into the alleged misappropriation of funds meant for students joining professional courses under government quota in Puducherry, sources said.
In the wake of strong criticism voiced by opposition parties to the new Lokayukta bill, the Gujarat government said the bill would be introduced to meet the requirements of the 13th Finance Commission.
The CVC is likely to summon chief vigilance officer of the Defence Ministry apparently irked over delay in submitting its findings on a complaint of alleged irregularities in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.