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  • Senior Himachal health services officer arrested in alleged corruption case

    Senior Himachal health services officer arrested in alleged corruption case

    Ajay Gupta has been placed under suspension by the state government after his arrest, a senior official said. He was produced before a court on Thursday. The court remanded him to five-day judicial custody.

    May 22, 2020
  • Strengthening democracy at grassroots

    Strengthening democracy at grassroots

    ‘Satark Nagrik Sangathan’ (SKS - Organization of Alert Citizens) is an organization which has been working for nearly 18 years in many hut-colonies of Delhi to empower some of the poorest citizens, particularly women, to defend their rights and benefits.

    March 27, 2020
  • Govt officials with corruption charges not to get passports under new guidelines

    Govt officials with corruption charges not to get passports under new guidelines

    It is required to check the vigilance clearance of such government servants for grant of passport, said the order issued by the Personnel Ministry to secretaries of all central government departments.

    March 6, 2020
  • Punjab Vigilance Bureau attaches properties of offenders worth Rs 101 crore

    Punjab Vigilance Bureau attaches properties of offenders worth Rs 101 crore

    Disclosing this, VB Chief Director-cum-ADGP BK Uppal said the VB has taken the bold initiative to attach the ill-gotten properties of the accused during the period in four different cases.

    January 1, 2020
  • ACB gives clean chit to Ajit Pawar in 12 VIDC irrigation scam

    ACB gives clean chit to Ajit Pawar in 12 VIDC irrigation scam

    During the period of 1999 to 2009 when the alleged scams took place, Ajit Pawar was the Chairman of VIDC.

    December 20, 2019
  • Police corruption in Delhi increases drastically: Survey

    Police corruption in Delhi increases drastically: Survey

    In the national survey, 51 per cent citizens admitted to paying bribes in the last 12 months.

    December 2, 2019
  • Institutionalised corruption

    Institutionalised corruption

    Over the years, academics and practitioners like Yogendra Yadav, Jagdeep Chokhar, E Sreedharan, Rajeev Gowda, Milan Vaishnav, Devesh Kapur, SY Qureshi etc. have also proposed several models for more sustainable and accountable electoral financing but none of these ideas have caught the interest of the government or the Election Commission.

    December 1, 2019
  • 9 cases of Maharashtra irrigation scam closed, officials deny Ajit Pawar link

    9 cases of Maharashtra irrigation scam closed, officials deny Ajit Pawar link

    These cases among others, collectively known as the infamous Rs 70,000 crore ‘Irrigation Scam’ dated 10 years back, created a major political furore in the politics of Maharashtra.

    November 25, 2019
  • Uttarakhand CM, 46 other MLAs yet to give income, asset details

    Uttarakhand CM, 46 other MLAs yet to give income, asset details

    An RTI reply received by Kashipur based activist Nadim Uddin from Uttarakhand assembly reveals shocking facts and out of 71 legislators, 47 have not submitted details about their property and income in Uttarakhand so far.

    November 7, 2019
  • Ideological swingback

    Ideological swingback

    The new President and Vice-President will, therefore, succeed to a direly depleted inheritance.

    November 1, 2019
  • Vigilance nabs AFSO for taking bribe

    Vigilance nabs AFSO for taking bribe

    A spokesman of VB said AFSO Sukhdev Singh was caught red-handed on the complaint of Hardeep Singh of Beereywala Jattan in Mansa district.

    October 22, 2019
  • Seek source of assets, to end corruption

    Seek source of assets, to end corruption

    Despite intricate details of income or campaign funds, the core transparency question is missing: the original source of assets disclosed.

    October 11, 2019
  • A fractured Israel

    A fractured Israel

    Netanyahu as the interim Prime Minister will go to any extent to retain power and avoid conviction. However the political template of overplaying the 'security' hand and indulging in unwarranted 'politics of hate' may just be losing its political currency and steam. Benny Gantz is a decorated 3-star General who has now successfully countered political extremism with relative moderation. This green shoot of political evolution augurs well for the region and beyond, that has seen an unending cycle of violence and bloodshed that no amount of military boots-on-the ground could counter seven decades of insurgency.

    September 28, 2019
  • Article 370 was elephant in the room, prevented curbing terrorism, corruption: Govt

    Article 370 was elephant in the room, prevented curbing terrorism, corruption: Govt

    The government said that anti-corruption provisions like Right to Information and Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) were not application in Jammu and Kashmir because of this article.

    August 5, 2019
  • Yogi Adityanath suspends IPS officer on corruption charges

    Yogi Adityanath suspends IPS officer on corruption charges

    Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has suspended an IPS officer posted in Bulandshahr. Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said that N Kolanchi, who was posted as Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) was found guilty of irregularities in postings of Station House Officers (SHO) in the district which led to corruption charges against …

    August 4, 2019
  • Kolkata Police sends notice to Mukul Roy

    Kolkata Police sends notice to Mukul Roy

    Earlier in February this year, the Calcutta High Court had granted him anticipatory bail in connection with the murder case of Trinamul MLA Satyajit Biswas.

    July 30, 2019
  • BJP leader from Murshidabad dist held on charge of corruption

    BJP leader from Murshidabad dist held on charge of corruption

    The Murshidabad district BJP president, Mr Gaurishankar Ghosh hailing from Prasadpur Gram Panchayat area adjoining the Lalbagh town in Murshidabad district, was on the sleuth’s scanner, sources said.

    July 27, 2019