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Why these two UP kids are over 100 years old

22 Jan 2020

Why these two UP kids are over 100 years old

In a shocking incident, two children in Uttar Pradesh have officially been aged up by a century.

Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed to undergo trial: Here's why

09 Dec 2019

Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed to undergo trial: Here's why

Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed is all set to undergo a trial in the United Kingdom (UK) for his alleged involvement in a spot-fixing bribery conspiracy during the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Rajasthan cop seen "taking bribe" in pre-wedding shoot; served notice

27 Aug 2019

Rajasthan cop seen "taking bribe" in pre-wedding shoot; served notice

Apart from being obnoxiously expensive, unnecessary, and undeniably cringe-worthy, it seems pre-wedding shoots can also land one in serious trouble at work.

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

18 May 2019

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.

Hyderabad professor demands bribe from students to pass them, held

05 Apr 2019

Hyderabad professor demands bribe from students to pass them, held

Sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) yesterday apprehended a professor of the state-run Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad for allegedly demanding a bribe from students to pass them in the examination.

Stripper-turned-manager gave lap-dance to doctor to prescribe addictive painkiller

01 Feb 2019

Stripper-turned-manager gave lap-dance to doctor to prescribe addictive painkiller

John Kapoor, CEO of US-based Insys Therapeutics, as we reported, has been accused of using illegal marketing tactics in order to make doctors prescribe a highly addictive opioid painkiller.

Noida: One inspector, three journalists arrested for taking bribe

30 Jan 2019

Noida: One inspector, three journalists arrested for taking bribe

In a major operation, a police inspector and three journalists were arrested in Noida on charges of bribery and extortion, officials said today.

3 secretariat staff suspended by Yogi on charges of graft

28 Dec 2018

3 secretariat staff suspended by Yogi on charges of graft

Three secretariat staff attached to Uttar Pradesh ministers were suspended on charges of graft following a sting operation by a news channel.

US President Trump's ex-security chief sold country out, says Judge

19 Dec 2018

US President Trump's ex-security chief sold country out, says Judge

A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing for Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, yesterday after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country.

Trillions of dollars paid in bribes every year: UN Secretary-General

11 Dec 2018

Trillions of dollars paid in bribes every year: UN Secretary-General

Trillions of dollars, equivalent to more than 5% of global GDP, are paid in bribes or stolen through corruption every year, according to the United Nations.

Thane: Revenue office staffer caught red-handed accepting Rs. 14L bribe

21 Nov 2018

Thane: Revenue office staffer caught red-handed accepting Rs. 14L bribe

A stenographer attached to a government revenue office in Thane (Maharashtra) was arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs. 14 lakh, an official at the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said today.

Kerala: Police personnel suspended for taking bribe from murder accused

09 Nov 2018

Kerala: Police personnel suspended for taking bribe from murder accused

A police officer was removed from service yesterday for allegedly taking bribe from some of the accused of a suspected honor killing case in Kerala.

#CBIvsCBI: DSP Devender Kumar released on bail

31 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: DSP Devender Kumar released on bail

On Wednesday, a Delhi court granted bail to CBI DSP Devender Kumar, one of the accused in the alleged bribery case against CBI second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

#CBIvsCBI: Special Director Asthana seeks Delhi HC's protection

23 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Special Director Asthana seeks Delhi HC's protection

On Tuesday, CBI's second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana approached the Delhi High Court to seek protection against arrest in an alleged bribery case against him.

The CBI just raided its own headquarters: Here's why

22 Oct 2018

The CBI just raided its own headquarters: Here's why

In what marked an unprecedented move, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided its own headquarters on Monday in search of evidence in an alleged bribery case involving its second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

CBI books its second-in-command in bribery scandal

21 Oct 2018

CBI books its second-in-command in bribery scandal

In a case that might have far-reaching consequences, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked its second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana, in a bribery scandal.

Maharashtra: Cop caught red-handed taking bribe from missing girl's brother

01 Oct 2018

Maharashtra: Cop caught red-handed taking bribe from missing girl's brother

A 40-year-old police naik was caught red-handed while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from a man to help in searching his minor sister who was missing.

SC dismisses plea seeking punishment of 2yrs for electoral offenses

27 Aug 2018

SC dismisses plea seeking punishment of 2yrs for electoral offenses

The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea that sought a minimum punishment of two years for electoral offenses, including bribery, false statement undue influence by candidates, and political parties.

UP: CBI arrests Railway Engineer while taking Rs. 5L bribe

25 Aug 2018

UP: CBI arrests Railway Engineer while taking Rs. 5L bribe

The CBI has arrested an Executive Engineer (Constructions) of North Central Railway for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 5L from a contractor for processing payments and granting other favors, officials said today.

Members of this tribe pay liquor as fine for crimes

02 Aug 2018

Members of this tribe pay liquor as fine for crimes

Last week, when Dalu Birhor engaged in a brawl with a neighbor, he was fined two bottles of Hariya (a locally-brewed liquor).

New law recommends seven-year imprisonment for bribe givers

21 Jul 2018

New law recommends seven-year imprisonment for bribe givers

The Rajya Sabha yesterday passed a bill to punish those giving bribes to public servants, approving imprisonment of up to seven years.

Prostitutes are better than corrupt government officials: BJP MLA

06 Jun 2018

Prostitutes are better than corrupt government officials: BJP MLA

UP BJP MLA Surendra Singh, known for his controversial statements, has once again put his foot in his mouth.

The bribe-network of Noida cops gets revealed by one tweet

19 May 2018

The bribe-network of Noida cops gets revealed by one tweet

A tweet supposedly posted by a disgruntled police officer exposed a well-oiled machinery of bribes of Noida police.

Delhi: Raped-teen's parents 'settle' case for Rs.5L, girl reaches cops

17 Apr 2018

Delhi: Raped-teen's parents 'settle' case for Rs.5L, girl reaches cops

In some rape cases, the nation speaks out for the victim. Other victims have to fight even their parents.

PNB scam: Nirav Modi bribed official with gold and diamond

04 Mar 2018

PNB scam: Nirav Modi bribed official with gold and diamond

Billionaire Nirav Modi bribed a bank official with gold and diamond for his assistance in the Rs. 12,650cr PNB scam, CBI said.

Judges bribery scam: SC dismisses plea to form SIT

14 Nov 2017

Judges bribery scam: SC dismisses plea to form SIT

The SC rejected a plea filed by lawyer Kamini Jaiswal requesting a court-monitored SIT for investigating an alleged bribery racket involving judges.