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UK agency charges Alstom for corruption in India project

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:03

The UK Serious Fraud Office Thursday started criminal proceedings against French major Alstom SA for alleged corruption related to large transport projects in India and two other countries.

Govt declines info on Lokpal aspirants, calls it `personal`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:36

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.

59% believe India will never get rid of corruption: Zee News Poll

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 23:01

Despite manifestos of many political parties pledging to put an end to corruption in India, a large number of people still believe that the country would never become corruption free.

India ranks 94th on global corruption perception index

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 17:58

India was Tuesday ranked among the world's highly corrupt nations at the 94th spot in a global list topped by Denmark and New Zealand as the cleanest, while Somalia emerged as the most corrupt.

Corruption not as big problem as it is projected: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 21:28

Acknowledging that corruption is a problem in India, Finance Minister P Chidambaram Friday said that it is not as big as it is being made out to be.

Corruption India's biggest problem: Dalai Lama

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 09:53

The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Monday said that corruption is India's biggest problem and it is making the country weak.

Corruption a worldwide menace, don't single out India: Sharma

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 13:40

Terming corruption and frauds as a worldwide menace, Union Minister Anand Sharma has said it was unacceptable to single out India and other developing economies for these issues, as he assured the global investors of New Delhi's commitment to an institutional mechanism to address these concerns.

DoPT pushes anti-graft measures

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 11:41

Changes in RTI law and slack response to key transparency issues kept the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions in news in 2012.

India ranked 94th in Corruption Perception Index ratings

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 17:44

Though India was ranked at 95th position last year, the international watchdog said it has started evaluating the positions through a different formula beginning this year and hence this cannot be compared to last year's ranking.

Anna Hazare to form national level trust

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 06, 2012, 12:01

Anna Hazare Tuesday held a series of meetings with his supporters, including former Army chief Gen V K Singh, to fine tune the next course of action.

Law to be changed to end graft related to commercial firms: PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 12:40

Against the backdrop of attack over corruption issue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said "big ticket" graft involving commercial entities would be addressed through changes in the law while ensuring protection to honest public servants in a better way.

Large cash market main driver of corruption: RBI

Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 18:33

Stating that the circulation of a large amount of cash in the economy leads to many problems, including corruption, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor H R Khan on Thursday said the central bank is focused on bringing down the cash component in the economy.