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Proceedings against Finmeccannica in VVIP chopper deal shelved

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:12

Italian prosecutors have "shelved" proceedings against defence major Finmeccannica, the parent firm of AgustaWestland, saying it had nothing to do with the alleged corruption in India`s Rs 3,600-crore deal to procure 12 VVIP helicopters, Italian news agency Ansa reported.

Sub Inspector of Food cell nabbed for accepting bribe

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 01:59

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.

`New government will be judged on how it tackles graft`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:29

Transparency International launched its first-ever study on corruption in South Asia.

I decide monetary policy, govt can fire me if it wanted: Rajan

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 00:01

Rajan was replying to a question on how much independence and real power he enjoyed as RBI Governor during a programme that was broadcast on Bloomberg TV.

India's growth rate will pick up soon: Rajan

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 11:39

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has expressed optimism on India's growth rate going beyond the 5 percent mark soon.

Majority of young Indians feel corruption widespread in govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 14:27

An overwhelming majority of Indians feel that corruption is widespread in their government and believe that current government has not been able to do enough to combat it, according to a latest opinion poll conducted by the US-based Gallup Poll.

Focus on corruption sign of maturity, says Rajan

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 19:37

Terming the focus on corruption in the ongoing election campaign as "a sign of maturity", Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday advocated changing laws if they "do not make sense".

Bribe demanded from 6 out of 10 women: Study

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 21:52

Bribe was demanded at least once from 66 per cent women during the last 12 months when they tried to avail public services, a study claimed here.

Make India corruption free: Advani

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 21:46

BJP leader LK Advani asked people to take inspiration from freedom fighters to become service minded to the country and free India from corruption.

India ranks 94th on global corruption perception index

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 17:36

India was on 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.

`Official who doesn`t fall in line transferred or suspended`

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 22:01

Former Union home secretary RK Singh said if an official did not fall in line with corruption then they were either transferred or suspended.

Govt to designate nodal officer in each dept for graft complaints

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 17:58

A nodal officer will be designated in each ministry to look into complaints of corruption received by them from whistleblowers, the government said.