Corruption

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  • US announces sanctions against 10 Venezuelan officials

    US announces sanctions against 10 Venezuelan officials

    The US Treasury Department announced sanction against 10 current or former Venezuelan government officials, who it said "are associated with undermining electoral processes, media censorship, or corruption in government-administered food programs in Venezuela". The sanctioned officials included Freddy Alirio Bernal......

    November 10, 2017
  • Israeli PM denies wrongdoing in graft affairs

    Israeli PM denies wrongdoing in graft affairs

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied on Thursday any wrongdoing in two corruption affairs in which he is a suspect. Earlier, Police Spokeswoman Luba Samri confirmed that Netanyahu was questioned for the fifth time for four hours by the police......

    November 10, 2017
  • GST at home & the world ~II

    GST at home & the world ~II

    Short-term inflationary impact has characterised the switchover to GST in almost every country, and governments had intervened appropriately to curb the trend, sometimes by adopting extraordinary measures and policies for limiting price escalation by businesses like freezing prices and profit......

    November 10, 2017
  • People supported demonetisation despite facing difficulties: Naqvi

    People supported demonetisation despite facing difficulties: Naqvi

    One year down the line, the decision of demonetisation has proved right and successful and the common people have supported the government in its fight against corruption even after facing some problems, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said......

    November 8, 2017
  • PM Narendra Modi thanks people for supporting demonetisation

    PM Narendra Modi thanks people for supporting demonetisation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked the people of the country for supporting his government's measures to eradicate black money, on the first anniversary of demonetisation. In a series of tweets which included slides and videos, the Prime Minister......

    November 8, 2017
  • Congress institutionalising corruption: HRD Minister Javadekar

    Congress institutionalising corruption: HRD Minister Javadekar

    Hitting out at the Congress over its protest against demonetisation, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday accused the party of "institutionalising" corruption. Terming it as a war between two political cultures, the minister, who is also his party's election in-charge......

    November 8, 2017
  • Are those observing black day in favour of corruption: Sitharaman

    Are those observing black day in favour of corruption: Sitharaman

    Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday wondered if the opposition parties are in favour of black money as they are observing the first anniversary of demonetisation as a black day. On this day last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi......

    November 8, 2017
  • Chidambaram says jobs, lives lost due to demonetisation

    Chidambaram says jobs, lives lost due to demonetisation

    Launching a scathing attack on the Modi government on the note ban anniversary, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said millions of people "suffered" and no one can deny that lives and jobs were lost due to demonetisation. A......

    November 8, 2017
  • Purge in the Palace

    Purge in the Palace

    Is the desert kingdom in quicksand? The weekend shake-up in the Saudi Arabian palace is as bold as it is unprecedented. The geostrategic import of the dramatic development is profound, and the immediate signal that has been emitted is that......

    November 7, 2017
  • Mahagathbandhan to observe Nov 8 as 'Black Day' in Bihar: Sharad Yadav

    Mahagathbandhan to observe Nov 8 as 'Black Day' in Bihar: Sharad Yadav

    The Mahagathbandhan or the conglomerate of non-BJP secular parties will observe November 8, the first anniversary of demonetisation, as "Black Day" in every district in Bihar, Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav announced on Wednesday. On November 8 last......

    November 1, 2017
  • ED arrests Delhi man in Rs 5,000 crore money laundering case

    ED arrests Delhi man in Rs 5,000 crore money laundering case

    The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday arrested prominent businessman Gagan Dhawan in connection with a money laundering probe into an over Rs 5,000 crore alleged bank fraud case, officials said. An official of the financial probe agency told IANS that Dhawan......

    November 1, 2017
  • Will resign if corruption charge proved: Manipur minister

    Will resign if corruption charge proved: Manipur minister

    Manipur Consumer affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Karam Shyam on Monday offered to resign if corruption charges levelled against him by a proscribed insurgent outfit are proved. As an outlawed group charged Shyam with cornering crores of rupees every......

    October 30, 2017
  • No compromise on corruption, even CM won't be spared: Sonowal

    No compromise on corruption, even CM won't be spared: Sonowal

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said there will be no compromise on corruption in Assam in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fight against black money. "There will be no compromise on corruption. Stern action will be taken against......

    October 30, 2017