A Maharashtra revenue department official and his two associates were arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 23 lakh near his South Mumbai office on Tuesday, according to the Anti Corruption Bureau.
The expectation of getting a bribe for casting a favoured vote is one of the "critical factors" that drives the ballot choice amongst Indian voters and this desire in witnessing an upward trend, a latest electoral indices study has found.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal released a video on Monday alleging that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sher Singh Dagar tried to bribe their MLAs in a bid to help his party form government in Delhi.
Tightening the screws on corruption, sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau have arrested the Commissioner and two staffers of Jodhpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) for allegedly accepting a bribe, police said on Saturday.
A civic body corporator and her husband were arrested from their residence in Mahim area for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a person, who runs an NGO in the city, a top ACB officer said.
A Sub Inspector of Food cell of Civil Supplies corporation was arrested at Aruppukottai in this district today for demanding and accepting Rs 1500 as bribe from a tea shop owner for not registering a case against him, a top police official said.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday hit out at JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy, who is caught in a row over an audio CD allegedly discussing about money to be paid to his party MLAs by an aspirant for MLC seat, saying he could not defend himself claiming other parties were also indulging in corruption.
The Special Court for Prevention of Corruption has convicted a Deputy Director of Fire and Rescue services in a bribery case and sentenced him for three and a half years imprisonment, besides slapping a fine of Rs 11,000.
Two Delhi Police head constables have been sentenced to three years in jail by a Delhi court for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 100 each from bootleggers for permitting them to sell liquor illegally.