Black money: HSBC whistleblower offers to 'cooperate' with India

Black money: HSBC whistleblower offers to 'cooperate' with India

Claiming that "lot of information" on illicit funds is lying unused by the Indian authorities, HSBC whistleblower Herve Falciani Monday said he is willing to "cooperate" with the investigative agencies in their black money probe but would need "protection".

Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden

Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden

It may be a little difficult to believe but Edward Snowden has claimed that Osama bin Laden was still alive.

After court case, whistleblower IFS Sanjiv Chaturvedi gets promotion

Whistleblower Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi has secured a Director -level promotion, nearly two months after he approached the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in this regard.

Vyapam scam whistle-blower's wife detained; he alleges harassment

Police here detained the wife of the Vyapam scam whistle-blower Prashant Pandey briefly and seized Rs 9.96 lakh cash from her alleging it to be 'hawala' money, with her husband calling it a witch-hunt.

CIC orders disclosure of communication between PMO and DoPT over Haryana whistleblower

Asserting that people have a right to information about obstructions to political executive and bureaucratic machinery and their working, CIC has held that such records must be disclosed even if they attract exemption clauses because of larger public interests.

Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy

Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today clocks up three years inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London, after claiming that Swedish prosecutors cancelled a landmark meeting in his case earlier this week.

British nuclear submarine whistleblower out of job, says Royal Navy

British nuclear submarine whistleblower out of job, says Royal Navy

 A whistleblower who alleged that Britain`s nuclear-armed submarines have major security flaws has left his post in unspecified circumstances, the Royal Navy said on Wednesday, after an inquiry found no safety breaches had occurred.

Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

A journalist who published the first reports from Edward Snowden`s leaked documents offered a detailed rebuttal Monday to allegations that Russian and Chinese spies accessed the former intelligence contractor`s files.

Lawyer reveals Snowden meeting with Argentine president

An attorney for ex-intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Saturday that the whistleblower met Argentina`s President Cristina Kirchner in April and discussed US surveillance operations.

H-1B workers have minimal skills: Infosys whistleblower

H-1B workers replacing Americans have minimal skills and little or no business knowledge, a whistleblower from Indian IT giant Infosys has said and asked lawmakers not to increase the number of much sought-after visas and plug in the loopholes in the immigration system.

'CIA sought to hack Apple iPhones from earliest days'

CIA researchers have worked for nearly a decade to break the security protecting Apple phones and tablets, investigative news site The Intercept reported on Tuesday, citing documents obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Only 5% scams exposed so far: 'Vyapam' whistleblower

Only five per cent of irregularities have been exposed so far and much remains to be probed, says the whistleblower of multi-crore Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam scam.

HSBC `SwissLeaks` leaker urges more support for whistleblowers

The man who stole the trove of secret files that sparked a global scandal over banking giant HSBC`s alleged assistance to wealthy tax dodgers called Monday for more protections for whistleblowers.

UBS whistelblower Birkenfeld lodges request for return to Europe

Ex-UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld, a whistleblower in a tax fraud case involving the Swiss bank for which he was awarded $104 million after serving more than two years in prison, has lodged a request to be allowed to return to Europe.

Russian spy Anna Chapman was ordered to seduce Edward Snowden: Report

Russian spy Anna Chapman was ordered to seduce Edward Snowden: Report

A report claims that a defector has revealed that Russian sex bomb spy Anna Chapman was ordered by her Russian spy bosses to seduce US whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Top bosses aware of most foreign bribes: OECD

Most international bribes are paid by large firms with the knowledge of senior management, the OECD said Tuesday, after analysing hundreds of prosecuted cases spanning a quarter century and worth a total of $5.9 billion.

Whistleblower shot dead in UP

An advocate and whistleblower was allegedly shot dead by three unidentified assailants at his residence in Khurja area, 20 kms from here, police said on Wednesday.

DNA: SC removes CBI director Ranjit Sinha from 2G case

Twelve days before his retirement, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Thursday suffered a major blow when the Supreme Court removed him from the 2G scam case, saying the allegations against him of protecting some accused appears to be "prima facie credible".

SC removes Ranjit Sinha from 2G case; recalls order on whistleblower

The apex court also recalled its earlier order by which it directed the NGO to disclose the name of whistleblower who had provided documents and visitors diary of Sinha's residence.

FIFA whistleblower says ''living in fear''

FIFA whistleblower says ''living in fear''

 FIFA whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid, who accused Qatar of corruption in its successful bid to win the right to host the 2022 soccer World Cup, said on Wednesday she was living in fear after receiving threats against her family.