Louis Berger case: Former India head Satyakam Mohanty arrested

Louis Berger group`s former vice president Satyakam Mohanty was arrested here on Monday by the Crime Branch for paying off Goa politicians and officials in 2010 while he was serving as the head of the international consultancy firm in India.

China says recovered 38.7 billion yuan in graft losses

China has recovered 38.7 billion yuan ($6.2 billion) in losses from graft, state media reported, as the leadership pursues a campaign against pervasive corruption.

Corruption is on retreat in India: US lawmaker

While corruption is on the retreat in India, the country needs to act on patent regulations and rule of law, two top US Congressmen said today.

PM Modi effective but graft, land bill, inflation remain: Survey

Seventy-two percent of the people feel satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to a survey on one year of his government, but the majority also sees no let-up in graft, and more seem opposed to than supportive of his controversial land acquisition bill.

Deutsche Bank to pay $2.5 bn fine for interest rate-rigging

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay a $2.5-billion fine to settle US and British accusations that more than 20 employees engaged in a "widespread effort" to rig benchmark interest rates for profit between 2005 and 2009, officials said on Thursday.

Lobbying exposes EU to corruption risk says watchdog

EU governments and institutions must adopt robust rules for powerful lobbies seeking to shape laws and policy or face the risk of corruption, anti-graft watchdog Transparency International warned Wednesday.

Govt looking at amending Prevention of Corruption Act: Jaitley

Stressing on the need to differentiate between "errors and corruption" in bureaucratic decision making, Finance Minister Arun Jatiley on Monday said the government is considering amending the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Jaitley urges industry help in honest decision-making

Errors in decision-making and corruption in decision-making need to be looked at differently, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday in a reference to probes against some leading industrialists and retired bureaucrats for graft.

CBI registers 39th case in coal scam

CBI has registered a fresh case of cheating and corruption in coal block allocation scam against unknown officials of Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and others for allegedly ignoring joint venture conditions to give pecuniary gains to private partners.

China bank says operations `normal` as chief reportedly taken away

China Minsheng Bank said Saturday that its operations were "normal" following reports that its president had been taken away to aid in a corruption investigation.

Companies not fully aware of anti-corruption rules: Survey

Companies in India are not fully aware of anti-corruption regulations and a lack of anti-graft programme has a negative impact on cost of doing business in the country, a business survey said Tuesday.

India improves rating on global corruption index; ranks 85th as against 94th last year

In India's neighbourhood, China moved to 100th place, down from 80th last year, while Pakistan and Nepal were at 126th position.

Corruption on rise in Turkey, China: Transparency

It pointed to a rise in reports of corruption in Turkey and low rankings for the major emerging economies known collectively as the BRICs.

South Africa ombudswoman in corruption showdown with Zuma

South Africa`s ombudswoman has given President Jacob Zuma a fortnight to explain why he should not repay some of the USD 23 million of public money lavished on his farm, media reported today.

Central hospitals under scanner: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Saturday that all systems in India`s central hospitals have been placed under critical review to end "systemic and symptomatic" corruption.

Efforts on to end corruption in central hospitals: Harsh Vardhan

Under attack for removing whistleblower IFS officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi as AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said various forms of corruption exist in central hospitals and efforts are on to end the "systemic and symptomatic" corruption.

Romania ex-prime minister freed after corruption sentence

Romania`s former prime minister Adrian Nastase, sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for his role in two corruption cases, was released from prison on Thursday.

PM Modi lays emphasis on urban development, vows to fight corruption

Modi who laid the foundation stone of the Metro rail project in Nagpur said that Metro rail these days have become the identity of the big cities and now Nagpur`s name will be added to the list of modern Indian cities.

`US does not support extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan`

US has said that it does not support any extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan, where deadlock continues between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and two key opposition figures seeking his resignation over allegations of corruption and election rigging.

To eliminate graft, processes will be made simpler: Javadekar

Following the arrest of Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar by CBI in connection with a case of alleged bribery, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that processes will be made simpler so that corruption can be eliminated.

Corruption case: Jaganmohan Reddy`s assets worth crores sealed

A special anti-money laundering court on Tuesday attached assets worth Rs 800 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption and money laundering in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh.

PM Narendra Modi seeks ideas to replace Soviet-style planning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought suggestions from the public to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that supporters say is in line with a new, open style of governance.

Rajnath Singh asks IAS probationers to perform with integrity

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked IAS probationers to perform with integrity and cultivate an attitude of zero tolerance to corruption.

Congress, AAP slams Yeddy`s inclusion in Amit Shah`s team

Congress and Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday criticized the inclusion of former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in BJP`s new team of office-bearers wondering over Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s ways of combating corruption.

BNP leader Mosharraf charged with corruption

A standing committee member of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, has been charged with corruption.

Bihar CM Jitan Manjhi embarrasses Nitish Kumar, says ex-CM failed to curb corruption

In a huge embarrassment to Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Manjhi has said that his party leader to curb corruption in the state during his rule.

Delhi Congress to start campaign to expose BJP, AAP

Congress will start a "Jan jagran abhiyaan" against the BJP and AAP to "expose" these parties from August 20, the day of Rajiv Gandhi`s birth anniversary.

CM acknowledges there is corruption in his state

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has conceded that corruption prevailed in state apparently causing discomfiture to the ruling JD(U) and Nitish Kumar in the run-up to bypoll in 10 assembly seats next week.

Gujarat govt indulged in corruption in power sector, alleges Congress

Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday accused the BJP-led Gujarat government of indulging in "irregularities to the tune of Rs 6,000 crore in power sector" and using that money to fund the party`s campaigns ahead of this year`s Lok Sabha elections.

MPs complain of corruption in border area development schemes

Cutting across party lines, Lok Sabha members on Tuesday complained of rampant corruption in implementation of schemes under the Border Areas Development Programme (BADP).