India corruption

Demonetisation necessary to crack down on corruption: US spokesperson

Demonetisation necessary to crack down on corruption: US spokesperson

Prime Minister Narendra Modi government`s action to demonetise high value currency was "an important and necessary step" to crack down on "corruption and tax dodging," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner has said.

Dec 01, 2016, 10:03 AM IST
New weapon in the fight against corruption – 'Zero Rupee Notes'

New weapon in the fight against corruption – 'Zero Rupee Notes'

The Zero Rupee Notes are meant to be used by ordinary citizens whenever they are asked for bribes.

Mar 18, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
India ranks 4th in black money outflows

India ranks 4th in black money outflows

India ranks fourth in black money outflows with a whopping $51 billion siphoned out of the country per annum between 2004-2013

Dec 09, 2015, 11:38 AM IST
India among worst in corporate fraud, shows survey

India among worst in corporate fraud, shows survey

India was more prone to some types of fraud than any other country.

Nov 26, 2015, 15:09 PM IST
India has zero tolerance for corruption, black money: Narendra Modi

India has zero tolerance for corruption, black money: Narendra Modi

We need greater international cooperation for return of illicit money to the origin country, Modi said.

Nov 16, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

New performance appraisal proforma for I-T officials on cards

Modi said this year, 91 percent of electronic returns were processed within 90 days as compared to 46 percent last year.

Nov 06, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Govt working hard on its goal of corruption-free India: Goyal

Addressing a section of Indian-Americans in Tampa, Florida, he claimed that the first year of Modi government has been "completely scam-free".

May 22, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Weeding out graft biggest achievement of Modi Govt: Jaitley

With the first anniversary of the Narendra Modi government approaching, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said weeding out corruption has been one of the biggest achievements of the BJP-led dispensation.

May 09, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Corruption not even whispered since Modi govt came to power: FM

Jaitley said corruption not only increases the cost of doing business but also hits the country's credibility.

Jan 22, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

India must lead in global war against black money: Think Tank

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit here for the G20 Summit, a leading global coalition against corruption has said India must take the lead in addressing black money, that affects the poor and developing countries the most.

Nov 12, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

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

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

May 22, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

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

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.

May 10, 2014, 00:01 AM IST

India's growth rate will pick up soon: Rajan

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

May 06, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

Majority of young Indians feel corruption widespread in govt

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.

Apr 15, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Focus on corruption sign of maturity, says Rajan

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".

Apr 04, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

India ranked 94th in Corruption Perception Index ratings

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.

Dec 05, 2012, 17:44 PM IST

‘Protect ordinary citizens from corrupt officials’

Former Indian diplomat G Parthasarathy says that corruption has become a feature of national life.

Sep 07, 2012, 00:27 AM IST

‘Protect ordinary citizens from corrupt officials’

Former Indian diplomat G Parthasarathy says that corruption has become a feature of national life.

Sep 07, 2012, 00:27 AM IST

Govt to review anti-graft measures in ministries

Taking a step forward in its fight against corruption, the Centre has decided to review anti-graft measures being taken by central ministries, departments and public sector undertakings.

Jul 17, 2012, 22:04 PM IST