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WADA calls for police protection for doping whistleblowers

WADA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are under pressure to stamp down on drug cheats 

Mar 08, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

Govt taking steps on whistleblowers' info on black money: Sinha

Sinha also said 669 prosecutions related to evasion of taxes were launched in 2014-15, up from 641 a year ago.

Dec 08, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

No protection for whistleblowers, sources worldwide: UN

Whistleblowers and sources of information critical to exposing a wrongdoing are often intimidated and silenced across the world as governments and international organisations, including the UN, fail to ensure their protection, a UN report said on Friday.

Oct 23, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Vyapam scam: Satisfied with SC's decision, say whistleblowers

 One of the whistleblowers in the Vyapam scam, Prashant Pandey on Thursday said that he is very satisfied with the Supreme Court's decision to hand over the case to the CBI.

Jul 09, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

Law Ministry working on draft of whistleblowers amendment bill

The Law Ministry is working on a draft to amend the Whistleblowers Protection Act to safeguard disclosures affecting sovereignty and integrity of the country.

Mar 18, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Bring new law in 6 months for protection of witnesses: HC tells Maharashtra govt

The Bombay High Court Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to frame a new law within six months for protection of witnesses and also consider bringing whistleblowers and RTI activists under its purview.

Mar 10, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

Russian doping whistleblowers `have more proof`

The whistleblowers who made serious allegations of doping in Russian athletics insist they have more proof to back-up their accusations and are waiting to hear from the IAAF and WADA.

Dec 17, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Give dept-wise details of whistleblowers complaints: CIC to CVC

The department-wise details of whistleblowers` complaints of corruption in government departments can be made public, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has held.

Aug 10, 2014, 10:34 AM IST

Whistleblowers can get security from government

Whistleblowers or people exposing corruption can get security from the government, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

Beijing to reward terror whistleblowers

People helping authorities in exposing terror plots in the Chinese capital city will be rewarded, police in Beijing have announced.

Feb 22, 2014, 01:51 AM IST

Now, MafiaLeaks browser to save whistleblowers from mob

An encrypted anonymising browser reportedly allows informants to share their secrets with the site without the fear of being targeted by the mafia.

Nov 09, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Whistleblowers to get protection against threat to life

For the first time, a central government employee, who exposes corruption in his department, will be able to get protection against any threat to his life.

Sep 05, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

China to introduce death penalty for environmental polluters

A new judicial explanation took effect on Wednesday guaranteeing the enforcement of environment-related laws and regulations, which has long been lax and superficial in China.

Jun 20, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

Ensure safety of whistleblowers, activists: HC tells Maha govt

Criticising the Maha govt for failing to frame guidelines on safety of social activists and organisations that face threat due to their activism, the Bombay HC asked the state to take immediate steps to ensure their security.

Dec 17, 2012, 23:28 PM IST

HC raps govt for not protecting whistleblowers

Bombay High Court on Thursday rapped the Maharashtra government for failing to comply with its 2010 order on measures to prevent attacks on whistle-blowers and social activists.

Nov 01, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

Online portal that protects whistleblowers` identity

The brainchild of an IIT engineer, an NRI and a web designer, the portal RTI Anonymous has come a long way since its inception last October.

Aug 20, 2012, 16:21 PM IST

Slain whistleblowers` kin disappointed with govt

Heart-rending story were narrated at Anna Hazare`s protest by the families of whistleblowers, who were killed while fighting corruption.

Mar 25, 2012, 21:42 PM IST

Protection policy for whistleblowers in Kerala

As part of its resolve
to ensure corrupt free and transparent administration, the
Congress-led UDF government in Kerala has decided to
strengthen the state Lokayukta and bring out a Whistle Blower
Protection Policy (WBPP).

Sep 12, 2011, 22:10 PM IST

RTI task force seeks protection for whistleblowers

A special task force set up by
the government to ensure effective implementation of RTI has
sought protection for whistleblowers.

Jun 15, 2011, 18:05 PM IST

Multiple points to lodge complaints of wrongdoings

The proposed legislation provides for severe punishment to those exposing the identity of people disclosing information.

Jun 12, 2011, 12:43 PM IST