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Must read: List of world's most and least corrupt countries

Must read: List of world's most and least corrupt countries

Read the list of the top- and bottom-ranked 10 nations -- on graft watchdog Transparency International`s 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index, published Wednesday.

India climbs 9 spots on global corruption index, ranked less corrupt than China: Report

India climbs 9 spots on global corruption index, ranked less corrupt than China: Report

India has showed some improvement in addressing corruption last year, ranking 76th among 167 countries as against 85th last year, graft watchdog Transparency International (TI) said on Wednesday.

Emerging giants plagued by corruption: Transparency International

Emerging giants plagued by corruption: Transparency International

Emerging giants, in particular, showed a worrisome picture in the index used widely used as a gauge of the level of corruption by governments, legal systems, political parties and bureaucracies.

G20 fails to deliver on anti-graft pledges: Transparency

Anti-graft advocates have repeatedly called for the adoption of tougher corporate disclosure requirements by G20 countries.

India less corrupt than China, says Transparency International

India less corrupt than China, says Transparency International

India has been ranked as lesser corrupt country compared to China by the world corruption watchdog Transparency International

FIFA needs independent commission to end corruption: Watchdog

FIFA needs independent commission to end corruption: Watchdog

FIFA needs an independent commission to end the "culture of corruption" destroying football`s world governing body, which is engulfed in a graft scandal, Transparency International said Wednesday.

Labour unions, human rights groups step up calls for FIFA reform

Labour unions, human rights groups step up calls for FIFA reform

Prominent labour union and human rights groups on Wednesday stepped up public pressure on world football body FIFA, which is currently mired in a corruption scandal, to agree to be reformed and clean up its act through an independent process.

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.

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.

Singapore tightens anti-graft measures after scandals

 Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has unveiled stiffer measures against corruption after high-profile graft scandals in the last two years that have tarnished Singapore`s reputation for clean government.

Iran president warns corruption threatens state

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani warned Monday that corruption poses a threat to the Islamic republic, pinning the blame in a thinly-veiled attack on powerful monopolies that control the economy.

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.

Indonesia's Widodo wants to overturn law curbing anti-graft drive-adviser

Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo wants the top court to overturn legislation that makes it more difficult to investigate lawmakers for graft, an adviser said, referring to a law passed with little publicity in one of the world`s most corrupt countries. 

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

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

South Asia is world's most corrupt region: Transparency International

South Asia is the world's most corrupt region and rampant corruption is preventing its people from breaking the barrier of poverty despite the fact that the subcontinent has attained strong economic growth over the past several years, a global anti-graft watchdog said here today.

Transparency International rebuffs AAP on `corruption down in Delhi`, party says `confusion`

Global corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) has rebuffed the Aam Aadmi Party for claiming, based on a “unpublished report”, that corruption has come down in Delhi.

TI to oversee PM youth program`s procurements in Pakistan

Transparency International will be associated in all procurements of the Pakistan Prime Minister`s youth programme to ensure transparency, Maryam Nawaz, daughter of prime minister Nawaz Sharif, said on Friday.

Top 10 Most Corrupt and Least Corrupt Countries in the World

In some countries, business owners can go their way in the happy knowledge that government officials won`t be hitting them up for bribes or tossing them in jail on trumped-up charges.

'Indian firms perform best in BRICS in corporate transparency'

The index' top three spots were bagged by Indian firms with three of Tata Groups' firms ranked in the top two Tata Communications with a score of 7.1 topped the list, while Tata Global Beverages and Tata Steel with a score of (6.6) shared the second position, followed by Bharti Airtel with a score of (6.4).